Finance for game developers: helping you create a best seller

The gaming industry offers exceptional opportunities. We can help you find the funding you need to take advantage of them

Set-up costs

  • Leasing hardware and software with no upfront costs
  • HP from 6%
  • Spread costs 6-60 months
  • We can often undercut ’0%’ deals from equipment suppliers

Operating costs

  • Cashflow support
  • Working capital
  • Secured funding - from 2% above base rate
  • Balloon payment options - reduce monthly outgoings

Growing your business

  • Export funding
  • Raising funds with a commercial mortgage 2% above base rate
  • Secured lending
  • ‘Jigsaw’ funding

Talk to Rangewell – the business finance experts

The gaming industry is exciting, but most lenders don’t understand the challenges or the potential. At Rangewell, we cover the entire lending market, and we know the lenders who can help. Our expertise and contacts let us help you find the most competitive funding for your gaming business.

The UK has a long history of creating world class video games. With a global games audience estimated at around 2.6 billion people with a total value expected to grow to $143.5 billion by the end of 2020, opportunities for the UK games industry have never been greater - if you have the funding you need.

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WHAT WE CAN DO

  • Arrange funding to help an partnership support the development of a new multi-player title

  • Provide a lease arrangement to equip a startup, with no upfront capital payment

  • Find the most competitive loan to let a small games studio maintain cashflow until release of a new title

  • Help find finance for a small channel to buy an independent production studio

  • Source a Commercial Mortgage to allow a games company to buy its premises

The first 18 months until we shipped meant constant costs. I found affordable answers with Rangewell’s help.

I set up a company to develop a game i’d been working in for years. I had to put my house on the line, but it was well worth it.

I needed to equip a large team and spend three quarters of a million to do it. Rangewell found me the lenders who could help.

Helping you build your profits

Lending tailored to the needs of your business

We can help you find the most appropriate finance for any stage of your business development, letting you make the big repayments when your business has started to grow.

Protect your cashflow

Borrowing funds as you need them - rather than trying to deal with costs from your operating budget - can help protect your cashflow.

Asset funding reduces risk

Most lending must be ‘secured’ on an asset of some kind that the lender may take if you don’t keep up the payments. If you were unable to repay the lender could simply repossess the equipment to cover their loss. No other assets are at risk.

‘Jigsaw’ funding

A single type of finance may not be enough. We can help you set up jigsaw finance - with the most appropriate type of finance for each particular need - to help you build your business.

Scaled for serious businesses

Mezzanine Finance providers look at large scale businesses with £3 million valuation as a minimum.

Specialist lenders for the gaming sector

Some asset funding providers may specialise in particular sectors. At Rangewell, we can help you find the most appropriate lenders for the games sector.

Download Rangewell’s free and detailed guide to Finance for the Gaming Sector

  • What types of finance are there - which do you need?

  • Why not all providers are equal - finding the one that’s right for you

  • How we can provide an additional income stream

  • The downsides to finance - and how to avoid them

  • How to arrange finance - what paperwork do you need?

  • Key terms explained

  • Download now

Getting the right funding arrangement is essential

There are many forms of business finance. Getting the most appropriate type for your particular needs is essential to avoid paying too much.

Key equipment can be at risk

If you don’t keep up repayments on a hire purchase or lease agreement, the equipment your business depends on could be at risk.

Long term commitments

You may not be able to pull out of a finance arrangement once it has been set up.

Our service is...

Impartial

Transparent and independent, treating all lenders equally, finding the best deals.

In-depth

Every type of finance for every type of business from the entire market - over 300 lenders.

In-person

Specialist Finance Experts support you every step of the way.

Free

We make no charge of any kind when we help you find the loan you need.