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  • A hard act to follow

    November 1, 2012

    Official statistics from the Finance and Leasing Association (“FLA”) for the rolling 12 months to August showed the Broker channel delivering circa £3 billion of new business a year. The NACFB’s figures for asset finance and leasing showed its membership accounted for some £2 billion of that figure, so what happens when £1 billion of…

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  • Investec Asset Finance and McLaren Automotive launch McLaren Financial Services in the UK

    October 29, 2012

    Investec Asset Finance plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Investec Bank plc, announced today that it has entered into a Financial Services Marketing Agreement with McLaren Automotive Limited. Under the terms of the agreement, Investec Asset Finance will offer finance products to customers of McLaren’s authorised retailers in the UK to assist with the purchase…

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  • Christian Candy to launch £1bn property fund

    October 21, 2012

    He may be best known as one half of the interior designer and property developer brothers famous for turning £6,000 into a £1bn fortune. But Christian Candy – who with brother Nick is the brains behind London’s One Hyde Park development – is set to expand his business horizons by offering up to £1bn to…

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  • Showhome Magazine

    October 18, 2012

    The economy still looks decidedly fragile, inflation is still above the Bank of England’s 2% target and the mortgage market is operating at a fraction of its pre-2008 levels. However, despite the challenging trading environment a significant number of private developers still see opportunity in the marketplace and are embarking on new projects. Obtaining funding…

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  • Omni Capital completes £20m super-bridge loan

    October 17, 2012

    Omni Capital, the short-term lending specialist owned by Christian Candy’s CPC Group, has just completed on one of the Britain’s largest ever bridging loans. The £20m loan will be used to fund a high-end residential scheme in Weybridge, Surrey, and was introduced by sole broker Alburys Property Finance.

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  • In last year 75% of brokers have arranged loans secured against assets unrelated to loan’s purpose

    October 11, 2012

    New research has revealed that in the last year three quarters of brokers working in the sector have helped businesses release capital from assets completely unrelated to the purpose of the loan. The findings come from new research carried out amongst brokers by asset finance lender United Trust Bank (UTB).

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  • In last year 75% of brokers have arranged loans secured against assets unrelated to loan’s purpose

    October 11, 2012

    New research has revealed that in the last year three quarters of brokers working in the sector have helped businesses release capital from assets completely unrelated to the purpose of the loan. The findings come from new research carried out amongst brokers by asset finance lender United Trust Bank (UTB).

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