AFUK5020

The annual Asset Finance 50 UK has revealed nine companies that are leading their sectors for growth or size in the £40 billion asset finance market.

The AF50 list of industry leaders is based on data from the exclusive 2020 Asset Finance UK 50 report.

AF50 UK 2020 industry leaders

Top leasing company Lombard
Largest % growth in leasing company Simply
Largest £ growth in leasing company Aldermore
Top banking group RBS
Top manufacturer-owned leasing company PACCAR
Largest % growth in manufacturer-owned leasing company IBM
Top fleet lessor Lex Autolease
Largest % growth in fleet lessor ALD
Top equipment independent (non-bank) Hitachi
Largest % growth in equipment independent Simply

Lombard is listed as the largest leasing company overall, with parent company RBS named as the largest banking group.

Fast-growing asset finance provider Simply is named twice in the industry leaders summary, firstly as the leasing company with the largest annual percentage growth (88%) and as the independent equipment finance company with the largest percentage growth.

Other sector leaders with the largest percentage growth are IBM (manufacturer-owned leasing company) and ALD (fleet lessor).

Aldermore is named as the leasing company with the biggest growth of its loan book in terms of cash value.

Finally, three sector leaders are identified based on the size of their net investment in business equipment leasing, with PACCAR named the largest manufacturer-owned leasing companies, Lex Autolease named top fleet lessor and Hitachi named top equipment independent.

This year’s AF50 UK, sponsored by Alfa and published in association with Asset Finance Policy, includes:

  • Full listing of AF50 companies ranked by net investment in business equipment leasing
  • Largest fleet lessors
  • Largest captive lessors
  • Largest manufacturer lessors
  • Breakdown of the market by location of ownership
  • AF50 by key performance indicators, including the fastest growing companies
  • Payroll analysis
  • Loan performance analysis

To download a copy of the AF50 UK 2020, complete the form below.

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