Odessa is the headline sponsor of Asset Finance Connect Summer 2024 Conference

AFC is pleased to announce that Odessa are headline sponsor of the Asset Finance Connect (AFC) UK Summer 2024 Conference. “We are delighted to back the Asset Finance Connect’s annual conference as it considers how technology and regulation can build a better industry which achieves great outcomes for its customers and increasing returns for its stakeholders. This is an important moment for the industry and a time when it is important for the industry thought leaders to meet,” said Alexandre Ellwood, Managing Director Europe at Odessa,

Odessa is the headline sponsor of Asset Finance Connect Summer 2024 Conference

May 23, 2024

AFC is pleased to announce that Odessa are headline sponsor of the Asset Finance Connect (AFC) UK Summer 2024 Conference. “We are delighted to back the Asset Finance Connect’s annual conference as it considers how technology and regulation can build a better industry which achieves great outcomes for its customers and increasing returns for its stakeholders. This is an important moment for the industry and a time when it is important for the industry thought leaders to meet,” said Alexandre Ellwood, Managing Director Europe at Odessa,

CASE STUDY: how to optimise lease renewals using machine learning

Presentation for lending professionals on the practical application of machine learning as a predictor of a lease entering a renewal period followed by Q&A's.

CASE STUDY: how to optimise lease renewals using machine learning

May 23, 2024

Presentation for lending professionals on the practical application of machine learning as a predictor of a lease entering a renewal period followed by Q&A's.

Leading auto finance lenders to discuss discretionary commission dispute at AFC Conference UK

Eminent panel of lenders led by Wayne Gibbard, Partner at Shoosmiths to consider the current outlook regarding discretionary commission dispute as the investigation continues.

Leading auto finance lenders to discuss discretionary commission dispute at AFC Conference UK

May 22, 2024

Eminent panel of lenders led by Wayne Gibbard, Partner at Shoosmiths to consider the current outlook regarding discretionary commission dispute as the investigation continues.

 
 

Asset Finance Europe 50 2023 - maintaining growth in turbulent times

The annual ranking of Europe’s leading asset finance providers today reveals the leasing companies that delivered industry growth during a year in which the asset finance industry continued to face a period of economic uncertainty. The Asset Finance Europe 50, sponsored by Alfa, is the unique European annual ranking survey of business equipment and fleet lessors that provides an objective overview of all parts of the European leasing market.

Asset Finance Europe 50 2023 - maintaining growth in turbulent times

Nov 09, 2023

The annual ranking of Europe’s leading asset finance providers today reveals the leasing companies that delivered industry growth during a year in which the asset finance industry continued to face a period of economic uncertainty. The Asset Finance Europe 50, sponsored by Alfa, is the unique European annual ranking survey of business equipment and fleet lessors that provides an objective overview of all parts of the European leasing market.

 

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Solifi Global Leasing Report 2023 reveals growth as the leasing industry emerges from the pandemic

The new Solifi Global Leasing Report 2023 reveals a promising 9.3% increase in new business volumes in 2021, as the global leasing industry emerged from the pandemic and equipment investments rebounded. The report highlights that the top 50 countries reported new business volume of US$1.463 billion in 2021, up from US$1.338 billion in 2020.

Solifi Global Leasing Report 2023 reveals growth as the leasing industry emerges from the pandemic

Mar 01, 2023

The new Solifi Global Leasing Report 2023 reveals a promising 9.3% increase in new business volumes in 2021, as the global leasing industry emerged from the pandemic and equipment investments rebounded. The report highlights that the top 50 countries reported new business volume of US$1.463 billion in 2021, up from US$1.338 billion in 2020.

 

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LTi quizzing teams hoping to win big for ‘inspiring’ charities at AFPA Trust Big Quiz

Headline sponsor of tonight’s AFPA Trust Big Quiz, LTi Technology Solution, are hoping to take home the £10,000 first prize for their chosen charities at the 2024 quizzing event. The AFPA Trust Big Quiz will be taking place this evening at the prestigious Royal Overseas League Club in Mayfair, London.

LTi quizzing teams hoping to win big for ‘inspiring’ charities at AFPA Trust Big Quiz

May 22, 2024

Headline sponsor of tonight’s AFPA Trust Big Quiz, LTi Technology Solution, are hoping to take home the £10,000 first prize for their chosen charities at the 2024 quizzing event. The AFPA Trust Big Quiz will be taking place this evening at the prestigious Royal Overseas League Club in Mayfair, London.

DLL intends to acquire elf Leasing GmbH

Global vendor finance company DLL has signed a share purchase agreement with Bankhaus Bauer AG to acquire elf Leasing GmbH, a German provider of leasing services based in Essen and Hannover. The transaction is expected to close at the end of 2024, subject to approval of the German BaFin (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht). The purchase price will not be disclosed.

DLL intends to acquire elf Leasing GmbH

May 22, 2024

Global vendor finance company DLL has signed a share purchase agreement with Bankhaus Bauer AG to acquire elf Leasing GmbH, a German provider of leasing services based in Essen and Hannover. The transaction is expected to close at the end of 2024, subject to approval of the German BaFin (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht). The purchase price will not be disclosed.

SME Manifesto presents strategy for next government

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fair Business Banking has released its SME Manifesto, presenting a comprehensive strategy for the next government to transform the UK's financial landscape for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The report notes that the UK's financial system does not adequately support SMEs, leaving many without access to essential lending opportunities.

SME Manifesto presents strategy for next government

May 22, 2024

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fair Business Banking has released its SME Manifesto, presenting a comprehensive strategy for the next government to transform the UK's financial landscape for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The report notes that the UK's financial system does not adequately support SMEs, leaving many without access to essential lending opportunities.

 
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Online car retailer Cazoo files for administration

British car retailer Cazoo has fallen into administration after a rescue deal failed to be secured. The London-based company has appointed David Soden and Matthew Mawhinney of Teneo Financial Advisory as joint administrators. Cazoo Ltd, Cazoo Holdings Limited and Cazoo Properties Limited have been placed into administration while parent company Cazoo Group is to be put into voluntary liquidation.

Online car retailer Cazoo files for administration

May 22, 2024

British car retailer Cazoo has fallen into administration after a rescue deal failed to be secured. The London-based company has appointed David Soden and Matthew Mawhinney of Teneo Financial Advisory as joint administrators. Cazoo Ltd, Cazoo Holdings Limited and Cazoo Properties Limited have been placed into administration while parent company Cazoo Group is to be put into voluntary liquidation.

Renaissance Asset Finance supports construction company with a six-figure facility

Renaissance Asset Finance (RAF), a subsidiary of Arbuthnot Latham, the private and commercial bank, recently supported an East Midlands groundworks company with a £220,935 facility. The deal, brokered by Monarch Asset Finance, was to finance the purchase of several new assets to replace their old equipment.

Renaissance Asset Finance supports construction company with a six-figure facility

May 22, 2024

Renaissance Asset Finance (RAF), a subsidiary of Arbuthnot Latham, the private and commercial bank, recently supported an East Midlands groundworks company with a £220,935 facility. The deal, brokered by Monarch Asset Finance, was to finance the purchase of several new assets to replace their old equipment.

Commission disclosure: between a rock and a hard place?

The Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) has decided not to mandate commission disclosure as part of its lending code currently, opting to wait for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to lead the way, in a move which has split opinion and thrown open the debate once more on whether, when, and how the amount as well as the existence of commission payments should be presented to buyers entering a financial agreement.

Commission disclosure: between a rock and a hard place?

May 20, 2024

The Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) has decided not to mandate commission disclosure as part of its lending code currently, opting to wait for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to lead the way, in a move which has split opinion and thrown open the debate once more on whether, when, and how the amount as well as the existence of commission payments should be presented to buyers entering a financial agreement.

 
 
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British Business Bank publishes data for its Recovery Loan Scheme

The British Business Bank has published the first performance data for the third iteration of its Recovery Loan Scheme. The third iteration of the Recovery Loan Scheme was launched in August 2022, supporting the British Business Bank’s ongoing commitment to promote sustainable, accessible funding for UK smaller businesses, enabling them to invest and grow.

British Business Bank publishes data for its Recovery Loan Scheme

May 21, 2024

The British Business Bank has published the first performance data for the third iteration of its Recovery Loan Scheme. The third iteration of the Recovery Loan Scheme was launched in August 2022, supporting the British Business Bank’s ongoing commitment to promote sustainable, accessible funding for UK smaller businesses, enabling them to invest and grow.

TLT to support charity partner Smart Works at AFPA Trust Big Quiz 2024

UK law firm, TLT, have entered a quizzing team in the AFPA Trust Big Quiz 2024 hoping to win valuable funds for their chosen charity partner - Smart Works. The AFPA Trust Big Quiz will be taking place on 23rd May at the prestigious Royal Overseas League Club in Mayfair, London.

TLT to support charity partner Smart Works at AFPA Trust Big Quiz 2024

May 21, 2024

UK law firm, TLT, have entered a quizzing team in the AFPA Trust Big Quiz 2024 hoping to win valuable funds for their chosen charity partner - Smart Works. The AFPA Trust Big Quiz will be taking place on 23rd May at the prestigious Royal Overseas League Club in Mayfair, London.

Simply goes live with Lendscape's asset finance platform

Specialist business lending provider Simply Asset Finance has successfully gone live with Lendscape’s asset finance platform. With Lendscape, Simply Asset Finance will benefit from enhanced back-office operational efficiency and customer service capabilities. The platform will support rapid growth and adapt quickly to changing market conditions.

Simply goes live with Lendscape's asset finance platform

May 21, 2024

Specialist business lending provider Simply Asset Finance has successfully gone live with Lendscape’s asset finance platform. With Lendscape, Simply Asset Finance will benefit from enhanced back-office operational efficiency and customer service capabilities. The platform will support rapid growth and adapt quickly to changing market conditions.

Alphabet appoints new Chief Sales Officer

Leasing and mobility expert Alphabet (GB) has announced the appointment of Ian Turner as its new Chief Sales Officer (CSO). Turner has an impressive track record spanning over 35 years with experience in sales, marketing and product development. Joining the ALD Automotive operating board in April 2013 as Corporate Sales Director, Turner was later appointed Sales & Marketing Director in December 2019.

Alphabet appoints new Chief Sales Officer

May 21, 2024

Leasing and mobility expert Alphabet (GB) has announced the appointment of Ian Turner as its new Chief Sales Officer (CSO). Turner has an impressive track record spanning over 35 years with experience in sales, marketing and product development. Joining the ALD Automotive operating board in April 2013 as Corporate Sales Director, Turner was later appointed Sales & Marketing Director in December 2019.

Stage is set for record attendance at the AFC Conference

UK regulator and ombudsman interventions are the big focus at this summer’s Asset Finance Connect conference on 6th June at etc venues, County Hall, London, where we will take a hard look at:

Stage is set for record attendance at the AFC Conference

May 20, 2024

UK regulator and ombudsman interventions are the big focus at this summer’s Asset Finance Connect conference on 6th June at etc venues, County Hall, London, where we will take a hard look at:

SMEs need the backing of alternative lenders now more than ever

At a time when only a staggering 5% of businesses would ‘shop around’ after being denied finance by their own bank, Ed Rimmer, CEO at Time Finance, shares his thoughts on how vital alternative lending is for businesses and the need to drive awareness of its potential.

SMEs need the backing of alternative lenders now more than ever

May 21, 2024

At a time when only a staggering 5% of businesses would ‘shop around’ after being denied finance by their own bank, Ed Rimmer, CEO at Time Finance, shares his thoughts on how vital alternative lending is for businesses and the need to drive awareness of its potential.

 

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NETSOL Technologies reports 14% revenue growth in Q3 FY 2024

NETSOL Technologies, Inc. reported an increase of 14% in total net revenues for the third quarter ...

Cambridge & Counties Bank delivers record number of new loans in 2023

Leicester-headquartered Cambridge & Counties Bank registered its highest ever level of gross n...

Novuna quizzing for British Heart Foundation at AFPA Trust Big Quiz

Novuna Business Finance will be joining teams from across the UK asset finance sector to raise fun...

New asset management feature goes live in DAVIS Fleet

Licence Check has added a new asset management feature to the second phase of development of its a...

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