Tag: alternative finance

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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Falcon’s Sydney Central Business District move is covered by press

After opening an Australia and New Zealand base in 2015, Falcon Group, one of the world’s largest trade and corporate finance specialists, has moved its Sydney operations to a new permanent office in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD) – reaffirming their commitment to specialist financing in the Australian and New Zealand region. …

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Falcon Group’s latest appointment covered by specialist press

Specialist financier Falcon Group has hired former Barclays Trade & Working Capital Director, Avner Brunner, to boost business development in London. Brunner joins from Barclays where he gained extensive experience in providing trade finance and working capital to companies across a range of sectors such as commodities, retail, media, aviation and engineering. Prior to joining …

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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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Satago’s CEO and founder Steven Renwick, explains how invoice finance can help ease the late payment headache in Fresh Business Thinking

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are under mounting pressure to perform in an environment where finance availability (including the previously dependable high street overdraft) is in decline. With perennial issues of late payments plaguing the sector and creating cash-flow gaps, SMEs are understandably concerned about the future of their businesses. In Fresh Business Thinking, Steven …

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