Asset Finance

Asset Finance

What is Asset Finance?

Having access to the right equipment and machinery in order to deliver quality products and services to customers is vital to many businesses. Yet purchasing them outright can be difficult when you have to rely on your existing cash flow.

Asset finance solutions are designed specifically to help businesses overcome the challenges of raising the necessary capital to purchase new assets. This provides a more targeted option than securing an overdraft or bank loan, and allows companies to spread their payments over a longer timeframe to ease the cash flow impact.

It is also possible to release cash which is tied up in existing assets for a cash flow boost, depending on your requirements.

As a commercial finance broker that specialises in asset based finance, we can help your business find the asset finance solution that’s perfect for your requirements.

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Amount of finance provided by FLA members to businesses in 2015


Annual growth of hire purchase finance in 2015 amongst FLA members


Year on year rise in the overall value of finance leases in 2015

Which asset finance solutions?

When it comes to purchasing new assets, businesses typically have two alternatives to paying for them outright: hire purchase and finance leases.

The difference between the two is that, through hire purchase, you will own the asset at the end of the agreement, whereas finance leases give businesses the option of essentially borrowing the asset for a set period.

Through asset refinance, asset finance companies can also unlock funding against the value of existing assets to provide a cash flow boost.

Read more about the different options here:

Contacting Hilton-Baird was the catalyst my company needed to grow. Their knowledge of the industry was second to none and helped find the perfect funder for me.

Simon Powell, Managing Director, Astringo Commodities Ltd

Funders we work with

  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance
  • Positive Cashflow Finance
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Assetz Capital
  • Working Capital Partners
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • Factor 21
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • Leumi ABL
  • GapCap Cashflow Finance
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • GE Capital
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • First Capital Factors
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Everline
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • Creative Capital
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • Catalyst Finance
  • Barclays
  • Ashley Commercial Finance
  • Platform Black
  • Asset Advantage
  • Outsauce
  • iwoca
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • Team Factors
  • PNC Business Credit
  • 1pm
  • Innovation Finance
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Calverton Finance
  • Market Invoice
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • Regency Factors
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • Bibby Financial Services

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