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 their customers, is vital to many businesses; however, 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.

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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

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.

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Funders we work with

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

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