Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Financing

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    Unlock your business potential with UOB Merger & Acquisition Financing Solutions


As a leading player in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) market, our core strength lies in our ability to combine our knowledge and experience in the SME market with innovative financial solutions to meet our customers’ changing needs. As you strive to accelerate your business through acquisition, we can provide you with customized M&A financing solutions you need to scale.

To help your business meet the dynamic challenges in the marketplace, UOB offers you M&A financing solutions that will sharpen your competitive edge and take your business to greater heights. Get in touch with our dedicated Relationship Managers to customize the M&A financing solutions that caters to you needs.



Acquisition financing

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M&A under Internationalisation Finance Scheme (IFS)

(Government assistance scheme administered by Enterprise Singapore)

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  • Fund your next target with customized financing structure
  • Access to M&A advisory ( buy-side and sell-side advisory)
  • Leverage on Bank’s extensive SME network to identify and evaluate potential targets , sellers or investors.

Types of Loan

  • Revolving / non- revolving facilities
  • Short term bridging loan / long term


All businesses incorporated in Singapore are eligible to apply.

  • Financing acquisition of equity stakes in businesses with the intent of overseas expansion.
  • Funding of up to S$30m( on group^ basis)
    ^Group is defined as all levels up for corporate shareholders holding > 50% total shareholding of the applicant company and any subsequent corporate parents and subsidiaries all levels down.
  • Loan tenure of up to 5 Years

Types of Loan
Term Loan


  • Singapore-based company with meaningful business operations and at least 3 strategic business functions* in Singapore.
  • Global Headquarter(HQ)** anchored in Singapore.
  • For non-trading companies, the turnover shall not exceed S$300 million. For trading companies^, the turnover shall not exceed S$500 million.
  • Singapore-based company with meaningful business operations and at least 3 strategic business functions in Singapore.
  • The overseas business must complement the Singapore company’s core operations and result in economic spin-offs to Singapore

    * Strategic business functions refer to activities such as (i) banking & financial, (ii) marketing and business planning, (iii) procurement, logistic, (iv) training & personnel management, (v) investment planning/co-ordination, (vi) R&D and design, (vii) technical support, (viii) manufacturing, and (viiii) other value-added (VA) activities.

    ** An entity is considered to have its Global HQ anchored in Singapore where:
    1. more than 50% of the Board of Directors are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents of Singapore;
    2. the more control and management of the QSE’s ultimate corporate parent (the Parent) is exercised in Singapore;
    3. the chief executive officers of the Parent responsible for the global decisions of the Group are based in Singapore; and
    4. the Parent’s Board of Directors meeting are held in Singapore.
    ^ Refers to companies with more than 50% sales turnover derived from trading.

Contact Us

If you would like to apply for above financing, please visit any UOB Commercial Banking Hub:

Boon Lay Hub
325 Boon Lay Place #03-00, Singapore 649886
Tel: (65) 6263 0532

Jalan Sultan Hub
100 Jalan Sultan #01-29 Sultan Plaza,
Singapore 199001
Tel: (65) 6296 7452


Tai Seng Hub
30 Tai Seng Street #02-07 BreadTalk,
Singapore 534013
Tel: (65) 6282 2480

Tampines Hub
1 Tampines Central 1, #08-01 UOB Tampines,
Singapore 529539
Tel: (65) 6850 8857


Thomson Hub
251A-253A Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 574376
Tel: (65) 6456 2183

Alternative you may wise to visit any UOB Group Branch.


More Information

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Please Call our Commercial Banking Hotline 1800 22 66 121

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