Category: Speciality Financing

BPL Global’s inaugural Market Insight report covered by the specialist press

Market capacity for credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) has grown by 30% since 2015 according to the first ever Market Insight report released by BPL Global, marking its 35th year as the leading CPRI broker. Based on market statistics and BPL Global’s own portfolio, the report provides an analysis of the CPRI market’s capabilities, …

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Falcon Group’s latest appointment covered by specialist press

Leading specialist financier Falcon Group has announced Ross Anderson, former Westpac Director, as National Business Development Manager, Institutional Clients. Responsible for spearheading Falcon’s growth in Australia, with a specific focus on mid-cap and large corporate ASX-listed companies, Anderson brings over 12 years of experience in financial services to the role. “Since launching in 2015, Falcon …

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Bank Leumi UK finances Frutarom’s acquisition of Flavours & Essences

News of the £14.75 million loan was covered by Food & Drink Technology, Food Dive, Food Ingredients First and Food Manufacture

Falcon Group’s Steve Box interviewed for Trade Finance Global

In an interview with Trade Finance Global, Steve Box, former International Bibby Financial Services CEO and Falcon Group’s newly-appointed Head of Business Development UK & Europe,  discusses the future for the company – specifically its plans for the UK and European market. While Falcon has had a UK presence for many years, the company’s newly increased product portfolio …

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Falcon Group’s latest appointment covered by specialist press

Leading specialist financier Falcon Group has announced Steve Box, former Bibby Financial Services’ CEO, and HSBC Veteran, as Head of Business Development for the UK and Europe. Responsible for spearheading Falcon’s expansion in the UK and European markets., Box brings more than 38 years of experience in financial services – in particular, receivables, asset-based lending, …

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Falcon’s Emma Clark discusses Australia’s non-bank lending boom in Financier Worldwide

Despite credit growth returning to Australia since the global financial crisis, long-term factors, such as the consolidation of banks and Basel III’s risk-weighted capital framework, continue to pose barriers for businesses looking to access funding. Certainly, Australia’s oligopoly of banks has been well-documented. According to EY, almost 90 percent of corporate funding in the country …

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The rise of art-lending: FFA’s Guy Vassiere writes for ePrivate Client

Besides being a passion and a lifestyle for many collectors, art is also increasingly being seen as a safe investment at a time of great economic uncertainty. Having shown longevity and substance, many investors view art as an alternative asset class – and an ideal way to diversify their portfolios. Meanwhile, the emergence of great …

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Falcon’s Emma Clark discusses the Middle East’s liquidity gap in the Banker Middle East

In an article for the Banker Middle East, Emma Clark, Falcon Group’s Head of Business Development, explores the ways in which slower growth and stagnating oil prices are weighing on the region’s corporates – particularly when it comes to business liquidity. Furthermore, the squeeze on working capital, while initially felt by smaller businesses, has since …

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Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter speaks to Sky’s Ian King on da Vinci auction

Yesterday evening, Falcon Fine Art’s Vice President, Dr. Tim Hunter, appeared on Sky News  – discussing the importance of Christie’s auction of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi”. Referred to as “the biggest discovery of the 21st century,” the painting dates back to around 1500 and was lost for nearly 140 years after belonging to King Charles I …

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The art of art lending: Falcon Fine Art’s Tim Hunter discusses the use of art as collateral

The art-secured lending market is booming. In fact, according to report by Deloitte Luxembourg and ArtTactic, the market has expanded to an estimated US$15-US$19 billion of loans outstanding in the U.S loan. Yet, in a guest article for Wealth Briefing, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, discusses the reasons why using fine art …

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