Asset & Invoice Finance

2018 SFI Awards: The Gallery

Fri 6 Jul 2018

Last Friday afternoon we welcomed 300 of the UK’s best specialist finance professionals to the spectacular Madison rooftop venue in London’s St Paul’s. Twenty seven awards were handed out to deserving companies and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry this year.

MAF launches nationwide ‘supplier partnership programme’

Tue 27 Feb 2018

Midlands Asset Finance, has launched a programme that sees its online platform, Asset Finance Compared, partner with vendors across the country. The programme has been developed to enable suppliers and their end-customers to access a fast pricing engine and an immediate credit-decisioning process to increase the volume of sales. The platform also provides the supplier […]

Brokers predict asset finance demand boost in 2018

Tue 2 Jan 2018

Some 39% of brokers believe demand for asset finance funding will continue to increase this year, according to a recent ‘broker sentiment’ poll, carried out by United Trust Bank. In addition to the 39% who expect demand to increase, 25% of brokers expect demand from SMEs for asset finance to stabilise and 8% feel activity […]

36% think customers have negative economic outlook

Tue 5 Dec 2017

Some 36% of brokers working in the fields of property and asset finance believe that the majority of their customers have a negative view of the UK’s economic outlook for the next three years, according to research from United Trust Bank. Just 20% indicated that most of their customers took a positive view whilst 40% […]

BFS structures £9.3m facility for SBZ Corporation

Tue 5 Dec 2017

SBZ Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of additives and chemicals for the oil industry, has received a £9.35m funding line from Bibby Financial Services (BFS) to grow its operations. The new funding provides a mixture of invoice finance (£7m), trade finance (£1.5m) and FX facilities (£150k). In addition to funding the UK business, BFS […]