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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 info@hiltonbaird.co.uk to discuss your funding options with one of our expert consultants.


Some of the funders we work with

  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • InvoCap
  • Gener8 Finance
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • iwoca
  • Innovation Finance
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • Merchant Money
  • GapCap Cashflow Finance
  • Spotcap
  • Team Factors
  • Creative Capital
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • Catalyst Finance
  • Giant
  • Leumi ABL
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • MarketFinance
  • Berkeley Trade Finance Ltd
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • PNC Business Credit
  • Haydock Finance Ltd
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • Boost Capital
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • Bibby Financial Services
  • Calverton Finance
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • Asset Advantage
  • Roma Finance
  • Positive Cashflow Finance
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Regency Factors
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • 4Syte
  • Investec
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • 1pm
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • Peak Cashflow
  • Barclays

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