May 14, 2024
FINATIV: INSIGHT

May 2024 Welcome to the latest edition of Finativ Insight. We open this issue with a case study showcasing how a leading automotive leasing broker drives operational excellence with Finativ Focus's help. They have achieved impressive results by optimising deal flow and customer service without increasing costs, including immediate capacity increases, enhanced customer satisfaction, and […]

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May 7, 2024
How to Enter the Renewable Energy Asset Financing Market

Recently, we’ve spoken with a number of funders looking to enter the renewable energy financing market, or to significantly grow their existing limited offering in this space.  The rationale for their decision is twofold and compelling – firstly, it’s a rapidly growing economic sector that offers strong opportunities and higher profitability for finance companies; and […]

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January 2, 2024
2024 Outlook: Industry Experts Weigh In on the Future of SME Lending

The start of the new year is a time when people often think about the year ahead. This year, I decided to ask a few industry friends for their thoughts on major trends and events that will help shape SME lending in 2024. Below are our combined observations - my sincere thanks go to Ylva […]

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December 12, 2023
The PPU Contribution to ESG

Article published in association with FIS How might PPU be seen as sustainable? The primary selling proposition of a Pay-per-Use product is that the end-customer pays only for their use of the asset, thereby focusing their attention on how much that usage costs them, with the financier/owner retaining their own focus on asset cost and […]

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July 18, 2023
FINATIV: INSIGHT

July 2023 Generative AI (creating human-like content) is really taking off. In a recent study, PWC determined that almost 30% of UK financial services jobs could be replaced by automation by 2030, offering big gains in productivity and customer experience. Drawing on the first-hand experience of Simon Potts, the newest member of our team, we […]

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May 31, 2023
Standards for Sustainability: The Role of Finance and the Emergence of BS ISO 32210:2022

The world today grapples with a series of existential crises: climate change, ecosystem degradation, escalating poverty, and relentless water stress. With a swelling global population predicted to hit 9.7 billion by 2050, we are at an inflection point. The consequences of increased consumption and pollution are becoming ever more evident and pressing. This article highlights […]

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May 26, 2023
Embracing Flexibility: The Advantages of Finativ Flex Over Traditional Non-Executive Directors

In today's rapidly changing business landscape, flexibility is key. This is particularly true in the financial services industry, where businesses must navigate complex regulations, shifting market conditions, and emerging technologies. To meet these challenges head-on, many companies turn to non-executive directors (NEDs) for strategic advice and guidance. A non-executive director can provide valuable guidance, expertise, […]

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January 13, 2023
FINATIV: INSIGHT

January 2023 Our latest newsletter covers four substantive issues facing business leaders in the finance industry: If there's anything that you'd value some external advice on or need some specialist resources for, please get in touch. Corporate Finance: Positioning for Value As a seller/borrower in any corporate finance transaction, some key drivers of value for […]

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January 12, 2023
Why the Asset Finance Sector Must Plan for Emissions Reporting

As the world progresses towards a more sustainable future, businesses in the asset finance sector must be thinking about emissions reporting. As part of the broader sustainability agenda, emissions reporting is a form of non-financial reporting that is gaining relevance for businesses of all sizes, and particularly those in the financial sector because of the […]

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