Close Brothers makes a new appointment in Ireland

Close Brothers Commercial Finance, part of Close Brothers Group plc, has appointed Garvan McCauley as Sales Director for the Fermanagh, Tyrone, and Mid Ulster regions with responsibility for providing asset finance, including refinance, to the SME sector. 

Garvan McCauley

Asset finance helps businesses manage cash flow, fund growth and purchase assets such as plant and machinery, equipment and commercial vehicles. It’s a flexible and manageable form of business funding, with products including hire purchase, leasing and refinancing.

Garvan brings with him over 15 years of experience in the finance sector – having previously held several positions at First Trust Bank. His most recent role was as Business Acquisitions Manager for SME & Corporate Banking at First Trust Bank.

Garvan said: “I am delighted to join a dedicated and passionate team at Close Brothers, helping SME businesses in Fermanagh and Tyrone and the wider Mid Ulster area to fund their growth and expansion plans.

“Not only are Close Brothers Commercial Finance expert providers of asset finance and invoice finance, they are extremely flexible and offer even more funding options to SMEs with asset based lending.” 

“I look forward to working alongside my colleagues who specialise in invoice finance as together we can offer a bespoke solution that is unique to each of our clients.”

Gary Coburn, Regional Sales Director says: “Garvan’s role will help us extend our local presence across Northern Ireland and Ireland. The South West and Mid Ulster region has many thriving SMEs that we look forward to engaging with.

“Garvan brings extensive banking experience to the team and we are pleased to welcome him to Close Brothers.”

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