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  • Adam Tyler stars on Regentsmead TV

    March 21, 2014

      Adam Tyler, CEO of the NACFB, followed in the footsteps of the likes of Darren Clarke and Ken Downing to become the latest high profile individual to take the hot seat on Regentsmead TV. Regentsmead TV was launched in 2013 and has since had over 2,000 views on YouTube. The purpose of the video…

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  • A refreshed Liberis wins broker approval

    March 21, 2014

      Liberis launched its new identity recently to further support its mission to bring ‘a breath of fresh air to SME funding’. Its CEO, Paul Mildenstein explains, “We are in a critical moment for SMEs in Britain. Our high streets are disappearing, and our local businesses are facing impossible financial conditions. At Liberis, we want to make sure that the…

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  • Selective Invoice Finance – Beyond the niche

    March 21, 2014

      In 2010, Jon Clauson launched Creative Capital with the view that he may be able to carve out a niche for selective invoice finance. Over the past three years it has become apparent that the flexibility of selective invoice finance solves a wide variety of cash flow problems. With the UK economy showing signs of recovery,…

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  • A lender’s ideal development finance proposal

    March 21, 2014

      Although the High Street Banks still show little sign of increasing their appetite for development finance, some lenders, such as United Trust Bank, continued to fund developers throughout the credit crunch and are now increasing their business as the demand for new housing grows. However, obtaining development finance is no longer a simple matter…

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  • The most important question…

    March 21, 2014

      It has been said that in a gold rush, the only people to make real money are the traders selling shovels. What was true in 1840’s California was also true in Britain’s seafaring heyday.  The merchant adventurers who sailed the high seas at huge risk for enormous profits risked everything while the wharf owners…

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  • Target locked: The next £1 billion

    January 24, 2014

      A few months ago we proudly announced that commercial lending to NACFB brokers exceeded £10 billion for the first time since the financial crash. This continues an upward trend that’s leaped by an average of £1 billion extra per year. I’ve know the willingness and commitment to lend is there, so part of the…

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  • Packager completes £12m development loan

    January 24, 2014

      Positive Development Finance rounded off a 2013 with the completion of a loan on a £12 million development project. The mixed-use scheme on the South Coast has been funded by a private lender at over 70 per cent LTV on day one to refinance the current mortgage. Then funding 100 per cent of the…

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