The Five Minute Interview with Keith Aldridge, Principal, Capital Bridging Finance


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Capital Bridging Finance (CBFL) is a City based lender who offers fast, bespoke financial solutions to short term borrowing needs.

CBFL’s activity continues to follow an upward trajectory in the bridging market as it endeavours to be recognised as a preferred short term loan provider by the specialist brokers in this market sector.

We speak to principal Keith Aldridge:

What is the best thing about being in the bridging finance business?

Being successful at something I like doing.

What keeps you focussed?

Green Tea and Cappuccino!

What qualities do you look for in your employees or colleagues?

What they do they do well and what they don’t do well they don’t do at all.

Are you an optimist or a pessimist?

Optimist – the glass is half full.

What did you want to be as a child?

A pro golfer.

What will be the greatest challenge facing the bridging finance industry in the coming months?

Liquidity and exit into long term products.

Who or what makes you laugh?


Do you dread Monday mornings?

No, the weekend is just around the corner.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Time management.

With whom would you most like to have dinner?

Sir Ranulph Fiennes.