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  • LTF: Front End Working Capital Funding

    June 20, 2014

    LTF is an independent financier of UK companies, offering solutions for SMEs to pay for stock from their suppliers both domestically and internationally. We structure innovative financing solutions bespoke to our clients’ requirements, including: Making direct supplier payments Loans Letters of credit Facilities of £100,000 with no upper limit Short term individual shipment to longer…

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  • Fast, flexible and efficient cash flow solutions

    June 20, 2014

    Catalyst Business Finance Ltd was established initially to support the activities of Jeremy Lawrence, a franchisee of the Interface Financial Group.The Company has evolved not only to manage the cash flow requirements of clients that comply with the Catalyst IFG model, but also to provide alternative funding products to companies who require short term cash…

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  • It’s time to match SME funding with SME ambition

    June 20, 2014

    Commentators are widely expecting 2014 to be a good year for the economy, with overall GDP growth in the region of 2.5 per cent.Bibby Financial Services’ Business Factors Index report is certainly backing this up so far, and our first quarterly report of the year found the strongest first quarter performance among businesses using invoice…

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  • Keep your contacts warm

    June 20, 2014

    The Buy-to-Let sector has always been a great opportunity for intermediaries.However, unlike Kevin Costner in Fields of Dreams, intermediaries can’t rely on the mantra “if you build it they will come”. Instead they will need to be proactive and make contact with their Buy-to-Let clients. If they don’t, someone else might do so. PORTFOLIO EXPANSION…

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  • British Business Bank: £3bn in SME funding and counting

    May 23, 2014

      In the run-up to June 25th’s Expo at the NEC, I’ve been acting as an independent adviser to the British Business Bank, the state-backed economic development bank created to access other forms of finance for SMEs outside of the mainstream. The Business Bank’s aim was to input £10 billion extra into SME lending over…

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  • Commercial finance gets creative

    May 23, 2014

      “In a challenging commercial market, sometimes the way forward requires a little creative thinking,” comments Mike Hartley, Director of Praetura Asset Finance. (Praetura), the first truly independently-owned asset finance company to enter the UK marketplace for 15 years. “Our approach at Praetura is to think differently about our customer’s balance sheet and asset base…

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  • Development finance as a joint venture

    May 23, 2014

      With alternative funding streams now financing property development projects, should borrowers, funders and brokers look upon the financing arm of a deal more as joint ventures rather than traditional lending projects? At pdfmatch (property development funding match), we match up a group of high net worth individuals to collectively provide the finance for property…

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