Apr 16, 2018: Asset and equipment finance lenders will have a key role to play in helping businesses plan to mitigate the cost of potential interest rate rises this year, according to industry experts. Executives at Hadrian’s Wall Capital, the London-based spec...

 

Apr 10, 2018: More than a million small and medium-sized businesses in the UK have missed out on at least one new business opportunity in the past year because of a lack of funding. On average, lost business deals caused by finance concerns cost SMEs nearly £80...

 

Mar 28, 2018: Aldermore, the specialist bank, has become an accredited provider under the British Business Bank’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) programme. The accreditation will enable Aldermore to increase its supply of asset finance to the small business...

 

Mar 23, 2018: The Financial Intermediary and Broker Association (FIBA) has revealed dates for the April leg of its regional events in the UK. The events will take place on April 10, at the Hallmark Hotel, Manchester, April 11 at the Jurys Inn, Leicester, and Ap...

 

Mar 19, 2018: Challenger bank Aldermore has revealed a 20% rise in pre-tax profits in its first results since last year’s takeover by South Africa’s FirstRand Group. Its unaudited annual results for 2017 showed underlying pre-tax profits up 20% to £160m, while ...

 

Mar 15, 2018: Thousands of UK small business owners are raiding their personal savings to keep their companies afloat, according to new research. Hitachi Capital Business Finance spoke to more than 1,200 SME executives and found that around 39% were using perso...

 

Mar 08, 2018: Simply Asset Finance has received a £20m block discounting package from specialist bank Aldermore to drive its future growth. The facility will help Simply Asset Finance to increase the supply of leasing and asset finance it provides to small and ...

 

Mar 05, 2018: Global aircraft leasing business Fly Leasing is acquiring more than 100 aircraft in a deal with one of Asia’s fastest expanding airline groups. Under the deal with AirAsia Berhad (AAB) and Asia Aviation Capital (AAC), part of AirAsia Group, it wil...

 

Feb 26, 2018: The board of the European Investment Bank has approved a new €6.5 billion financing package for a series of global projects. The funding will focus on 36 projects in 17 European Union countries and schemes in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Backi...

 

Feb 26, 2018: Strong business relationships with brokers and customers will drive new business growth at Hitachi Capital Business Finance over the next three years. The leading asset finance specialist, which is a top 10 AF50 company, is expecting to double its...