BE Offices hunts for cash as workspace firms go big or get bought

In a sector seen as ripe for consolidation, even the most ambitious serviced office companies can end up being prey rather than predator. The team at BE Offices is adamant that as their business hunts for new capital, it will not get swallowed up. The company confirmed this week that it has hired advisory firm Rothschild to help it weigh up various financing options including an equity raise, a joint venture partnership, the sale of a major equity stake and a bond issue. BE Offices, which runs 20 serviced and coworking workspace locations nationwide, launched in 1994, since which time