Category: Speciality Financing

All Aboard – UniCredit’s Adeline de Metz discusses how large corporates can get the most out of their working capital management programmes in Global Banking and Finance Review

In the context of unprecedentedly low borrowing costs, and growing corporate emphasis on key performance indicators (KPI’s), large companies are increasingly utilising working capital management techniques such as supplier financing as a means of improving their balance sheet and enhancing trust, stability and efficiency in the supply chain. However, while large corporates increasingly recognise the …

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Falcon Group’s Emma Clark discusses non- bank financing in a climate of heightened corporate risk for CCR Magazine

Against a backdrop of global economic uncertainty, not only do corporates face an increasingly diverse set of risks, they do so in an era where global bank lending has been severely curtailed. Writing in the latest edition of CCR Magazine, Emma Clark, Falcon Group’s Head of Business Development UK and Europe, discusses how non-bank financing …

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Emma Clark, Falcon Group’s Head of Business Development, UK and Europe, makes the case for emerging markets in Trade Finance

With steady growth rates, an abundance of natural resources, and a potential customer base comprising most of the world’s population, emerging markets offer huge growth opportunities for those companies thinking of expanding operations overseas. But exporting is not without its obstacles. In fact, business growth and access to adequate and flexible funding in the current …

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Specialist press cover Falcon Group’s expansion to Perth

Having successfully completed deals ranging from US$1 million to US$20 million in value from its base in Sydney, leading specialist financier, Falcon Group, has opened a second Australian office in Perth – with a particular focus on providing support to mining and the mining services sector across Western Australia. “The mining sector is a long …

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Satago’s Steven Renwick addresses how SMEs can overcome the overdraft’s decline in Lending Times

Many high street banks are scaling back their overdraft offerings, particularly for the UK’s small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This is having a devastating impact on this sector, restricting working capital for hundreds of thousands of businesses that have relied on overdrafts to provide short term cash flow support. Writing for Lending Times, Steven Renwick, CEO, …

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Specialist press cover Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council and Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s joint Maritime event

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and the Ship Owners Association of Nigeria’s (SOAN) joint event “The Future of the Maritime Industry in Nigeria” at Marlborough House on 28th September was featured in All About Shipping, Hellenic Shipping News, Oil, Gas and Shipping Magazine, Marine Link, This Day and Marine Network. Investors, business leaders …

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Falcon Group & Aon collaborate to boost British exports, as covered by the specialist press

Falcon Group and Aon have signed a memorandum of understanding in order to assist UK businesses seeking export finance solutions. The move marks yet another step in the financier’s continued commitment to support British businesses and builds on Aon’s industry leading position in trade credit insurance. “In today’s current economic climate, it is vital that …

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Kai-Otto Landwehr of Siemens Financial Services explains why digital manufacturing will change the game of German industry

When it comes to manufacturing, few phrases conjure up more ideas of reliability, precision and efficiency than ‘Made in Germany’. In a new article, ‘Digital manufacturing: Taking Germany to a whole new level’, Kai-Otto Landwehr, CEO of Siemens Finance & Leasing GmbH, explains that digital manufacturing – as part of the wider application of data …

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Steven Renwick discusses how Satago is leveraging technology to enhance credit control processes in PYMNTS

Late payments are a huge issue for many SMEs, with the problem so severe that it has become a key reason for insolvency in the sector. Through its all-in-one cash flow solution, which marries invoice finance and digitally-driven credit control capabilities, Satago aims to address this. In an in interview with PYMNTS, Satago CEO and …

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Falcon Fine Art interviews the dealers at Masterpiece, as featured on Private Art Investor

This year’s Masterpiece, arguably the biggest date in the UK art lover’s diary, coincided with another key date – Britain’s historic “Leave” vote in the EU referendum. In the most recent edition of Private Art Investor, Tim Hunter, Vice President of Falcon Fine Art, takes the temperature at the fair – exploring the trends across the …

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