Ultimate Finance secures new £160m funding line


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Specialist asset-based lender Ultimate Finance has significantly increased its lending capacity through a new £160m wholesale funding facility.

The lender welcomes HSBC to their Working Capital syndicate along with the extension of existing long-term relationships with both Lloyds and NatWest.

The new facility significantly increases Ultimate Finance’s growth capacity and has been secured on the back of Ultimate Finance’s established track record of success and service quality in the Invoice Finance market.

Neil McMyn, CFO at Ultimate Finance, comments:

“Combined with the backing of our shareholder Tavistock Group, this additional funding gives us a substantial balance sheet to continue providing working capital solutions to UK SMEs as the economy recovers.

We’ve enjoyed a strong relationship with Lloyds and NatWest for many years and adding HSBC to our syndicate puts us in an enviable position in our market, to drive growth in our loan book.”

Simon Earnshaw, Associate Director Syndications at Lloyds added:

“Lloyds are extremely proud to act as Agent and Lead on this facility and to be continuing our long-standing relationship with Ultimate Finance.

We look forward to seeing this business continue to develop and grow over the next 3 years”.