8 ways to finance business growth


In the past many businesses turned to bank loans for a cash flow boost. But, with so many funding products to choose from, it isn’t always the first – or most suitable – option for growing businesses today.

One example is how the asset finance market has reported two years of consecutive monthly growth, as more and more businesses realise the benefits of utilising specialist forms of business funding when going for growth.

According to the figures from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA), asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) grew by 3% in September 2015 compared to September 2014 – marking the twenty-fourth consecutive month of growth for the industry.

Commenting on the figures, Geraldine Kilkelly, Head of Research and Chief Economist at the FLA, said: “The growth in the asset finance market over the last two years has helped more businesses fund investment in essential equipment that they need to expand.”

And the infographic below shows that there are so many more ways businesses can fund their expansion:

8 ways finance business growth

For more information on financing growth, contact Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions on 0800 9774833 or email to discuss your funding options with one of our expert consultants.


Some of the funders we work with

  • Peak Cashflow
  • Regency Factors
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Berkeley Trade Finance Ltd
  • Accelerated Payments
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Investec
  • Boost Capital
  • Roma Finance
  • Sonovate
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • MarketFinance
  • Barclays
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Creative Capital
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • MaxCap
  • Haydock Finance Ltd
  • Leumi ABL
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • iwoca
  • PNC Business Credit
  • inFund
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • Merchant Money
  • Asset Advantage
  • Giant
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Bibby Financial Services
  • Team Factors
  • FIBR Tech Limited
  • 4Syte
  • Calverton Finance
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • InvoCap
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • Time Finance
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • Optimum Finance

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