Asset-based lending

Alternative Finance for Business

How to get your business out from under the COVID-19 debt mountain

Growth businesses face owing £105bn in debt because of COVID-19. Angus Grierson shows the various ways you can escape the debt mountain

Alternative Finance for Business

Praetura £40m SME fund plans to double in size by end-2021

New lender plans to extend £40m fund to all small business, while growing in size each year going forward


Alternative Business Funding looking to raise £6m to fund expansion

ABF, the small business finance comparison site, wants to increase its registered users to 160,000 small firms

Alternative Finance for Business

How does asset-based lending work in the UK versus peer-to-peer?

Peer-to-peer lending might be tightening up, but asset-based lender IGF has increased its lending 39pc year on year

Alternative Finance for Business

What is asset-based lending?

Funding Options CEO Conrad Ford explains asset-based lending and asset finance, and unpicks some of the terminology that lenders often use.


More UK businesses secure asset based finance

The number of larger businesses using invoice finance jumped by 25 per cent in just a year, from 713 in 2014 to 893 last year


Asset-based lending: All you need to know

Asset-based lending is one of the fastest-growing forms for business finance in the UK: so here's a quick guide about it.


Asset-based lending to top £20b in 2015

Asset Based Finance Association members confident about level of funding for year ahead.

Growth Planning

Untapped strength: How SMEs can unlock balance sheets to finance growth 

Adrian Sainsbury, CEO of the commercial division of Close Brothers, explores asset-based finance route and explains how the approach can be flexible for businesses.

Alternative Finance for Business

Roundtable on SME finance and business growth

A roundtable discussion on SME finance drew on the fields of invoice factoring, commercial finance and accountancy in a discussion about obstacles to business growth.

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Gearing up for asset-based lending

Asset-based lending has seen its lending commitments increase steadily since the recession. GrowthBusiness speaks to growing businesses about why they chose the route.


Shawbrook banks on Singers Asset Finance to boost lending

A new business bank chaired by former RBS boss George Mathewson has bought Singers Asset Finance.