Our products

Our products

We offer a flexible suite of asset and invoice finance products ideal to help meet your corporate goals, whether you want to improve your cash flow, grow your business or fund an important strategic event.

Asset finance

Asset finance

Asset finance is ideal for SMEs looking to purchase new equipment or refinance existing assets in order to invest in business growth. Our comprehensive range of asset finance options includes hire purchase, sale and HP back, refinancing, finance lease and operating lease.

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Invoice discounting

Invoice finance

Release up to 90% of the value of your invoices as soon as they have been raised, enabling you to keep your business moving without waiting for your customer to pay. Once the invoice has been paid, you receive the balance less an agreed fee.

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Asset based lending (ABL)

Asset based lending

Asset based lending (ABL) is ideal for businesses looking to facilitate a strategic event, such as a merger, acquisition, MBO or restructure.  ABL blends invoice finance with capital released against other business assets, such as property, stock and plant and machinery to provide a totally bespoke funding solution.

A cash flow loan may also be available as an additional funding stream for businesses that can demonstrate strong historic and future cash generation.

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These optional add-ons can be bolted on to your invoice finance facility


Bad debt protection

Eliminate risk from customer insolvency with bad debt protection. It enables you to operate safe in the knowledge that you will not be impacted by bad debts if your customers are unable to pay you.

Whilst some other providers will only agree up to 90% cover, we offer up to 100% protection on accounts pre-approved by our Credit Management Team.


Liquidity Plus

If you need additional short term finance to help in scenarios such as periods of rapid growth, or peaks in trading, Liquidity Plus can help you to release up to 100% of the value of your invoices, enabling you to access additional funding when you need it most.

It can be bolted on to your facility at times when your business needs an immediate cash injection.  



The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (“CBILS”) and Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Scheme (“CLBILS”) can provide working capital for businesses in the UK who are experiencing lost or deferred revenues due to coronavirus.

Under the scheme, we can offer government-backed loans up to £5m (CBILS) or up to £100m (CLBILS) to businesses using our asset finance or invoice finance facilities.


Future Growth Loan Scheme (ROI)

With a Future Growth Loan from Close Brothers you could borrow up to €3m on top of your finance facility, to fund long term investments such as business expansion, investment in property, machinery or equipment, R&D or people and system.

The Future Growth Loan Scheme provides long term funding for SMEs and small mid-cap enterprises.

Call today to discuss your requirements: 028 9344 1410