Panel Discussion: The future of the asset finance broker in an increasingly digital world

Brokers in their current form may continue for now (not least because many of them lack the time to change their business practices). As borrower expectations around the customer journey changes, the pace of regulation accelerates and the competitive landscape develops the status quo might become more challenging. This stream of the Asset Finance Connect event is an opportunity for brokers and lenders to start to collaborate to find the way forward!

Panel Discussion: The future of the asset finance broker in an increasingly digital world

May 17, 2022

Brokers in their current form may continue for now (not least because many of them lack the time to change their business practices). As borrower expectations around the customer journey changes, the pace of regulation accelerates and the competitive landscape develops the status quo might become more challenging. This stream of the Asset Finance Connect event is an opportunity for brokers and lenders to start to collaborate to find the way forward!

Laura Mollett joins Time Finance as head of broker

Alternative finance provider Time Finance has appointed Laura Mollett to the position of head of broker sales in their Asset Finance team, where she is tasked with helping drive its asset finance proposition to the SME broker market. She will manage the lender’s national team of broker managers to deliver a market-leading service to both brokers and their SME clients.

Laura Mollett joins Time Finance as head of broker

May 13, 2022

Alternative finance provider Time Finance has appointed Laura Mollett to the position of head of broker sales in their Asset Finance team, where she is tasked with helping drive its asset finance proposition to the SME broker market. She will manage the lender’s national team of broker managers to deliver a market-leading service to both brokers and their SME clients.

More Storm Clouds Approaching or Just Blue Skies Ahead?

We’re now quite familiar with the challenges around global supply chains and the knock on effect on used equipment markets. On the face of it, all great news for remarketing teams and asset managers, with strong renewals performance and record equipment prices being experienced by many. Beyond the obvious effects on energy and commodity markets, the horrific war in Ukraine is also impacting supply chains in specific markets segments. Both effects further adding to existing inflationary pressures. Ironically on the face of it, all this economic and geopolitical turbulence can at least in the near term be seen as generally being very supportive for residual value recovery.

More Storm Clouds Approaching or Just Blue Skies Ahead?

May 11, 2022

We’re now quite familiar with the challenges around global supply chains and the knock on effect on used equipment markets. On the face of it, all great news for remarketing teams and asset managers, with strong renewals performance and record equipment prices being experienced by many. Beyond the obvious effects on energy and commodity markets, the horrific war in Ukraine is also impacting supply chains in specific markets segments. Both effects further adding to existing inflationary pressures. Ironically on the face of it, all this economic and geopolitical turbulence can at least in the near term be seen as generally being very supportive for residual value recovery.

Appointments

Leasing Foundation 3.0 embraces generation Z and appoints new chair

May 09, 2022

Nathan Mollett has replaced Mike Randall as the chair of the UKs Leasing Foundation. His appointment was announced at a very convivial and extremely well attended drinks party in Mayfair on Thursday evening. The appointment according to Leasing Foundation founder, Andrew Denton, marks the arrival of Leasing Foundation 3.0 a new organisation which will build on the simpler aims and steely determination-to-deliver that characterised Mike’s tenure as leader of 2.0, but has added on top a new and inclusive team of Gen Z managers who are ready to drive forward the foundation’s three focus areas: innovation; young talent; and diversity and inclusion.