Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Financing

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    Unlock your business potential with UOB Merger & Acquisition Financing Solutions


As a leading bank in Asia, our core strength lies in our ability to combine industry-specific knowledge and experience to provide 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 your needs.



Acquisition financing / Leveraged Finance

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M&A under Internationalisation Finance Scheme

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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 network to identify and evaluate potential targets, sellers or investors. 

Types of loan

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


All business registered in Singapore are eligible to apply.

  • Administered by IE Singapore
  • Financing acquisition of equity stakes in businesses with the intent of overseas expansion. 
  • Funding of up to S$30m( on group basis) 
  • 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 (viii) 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.

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia which provides a wide range of financial services. Our corporate banking team works closely with corporates to offer innovative and customised banking and financial risk management services that meet their specific priorities. Our deep client relationships are based on the premise that we care for our clients’ businesses as if they were our own. Our relationship managers, comprising industry experts with in-depth industry-specific knowledge, work with product specialists to provide a full suite of customised solutions, from working capital and term lending, cash management, trade finance and financial supply chain management, to global markets and risk management solutions, as well as capital-raising and advisory capabilities. Through UOB’s extensive branch network in ASEAN and the rest of the world, we also provide seamless, cross-border banking solutions to help our clients manage and expand their businesses across borders.

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