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Asset Finance for Intermediaries

Helping your clients acquire business critical assets

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Why choose us

Our Brokers sit at the heart of what we do.

We understand how busy you are and that’s why we want to make things as easy and straightforward as possible.

When you work with Cambridge & Counties Bank, you’ll benefit from:

  • an experienced frontline team who’ll assist in structuring the right deal for your client.
  • support through the application process and beyond.
  • our unique manual underwriting process combined with our wide market knowledge.
  • documentation prepared by us, together with commission paid at the same time as the loan is drawn down.
  • our outstanding customer satisfaction scores.
No portals. No complicated forms. No jargon. Just the right resources to help your clients grow. It’s that simple.

Get in touch with our Asset Finance Team


Head Office Details:
Cambridge & Counties Bank, Charnwood Court, 5B New Walk, Leicester LE1 6TE
Tel: 0116 366 3940

Our dedicated and experienced Asset Finance Team are on hand to take your call:

Simon Hilyer

Simon Hilyer

Senior Business Development Manager – North & Scotland

07710 308 310
I’ve been working within the asset finance industry for 27 years having worked at Bank of Scotland, Lombard and Lloyds. At Cambridge & Counties Bank I am responsible for the teams looking after England and Scotland. During my time here, I’ve been able to help my brokers and their clients find suitable funding to help develop projects and expand their businesses.
Neil Kitchen

Neil Kitchen

Business Development Manager – North West & Scotland

07483 077 229
I have 34 years of experience in Business Development and Asset Finance sales. I have predominantly covered Merseyside, Manchester and North Wales and have looked after Northern Ireland as well as West & South Yorkshire. My career has predominantly been spent working for Tier 1 Bank owned Finance Houses. I still live in the Warrington area which is convenient to serve the Asset Finance needs of the North West business community.
Arshad Miah

Arshad Miah

Business Development Manager – East Midlands

07710 305 110
I have worked in financial services for 15 years now with experience gained at Capital One, RBS and Lombard. My roles have ranged from customer and broker relationship management and business development specialising in the East Midlands region as well as nationally.
Nikki Miller

Nikki Miller

Business Development Manager – South East England & East Anglia

07736 295 436
My career began in Commercial Banking, specialising in Property and Commercial lending in the East of England. I did this for 20 years before moving into asset finance. For the last 12 years I have been working within asset finance across various roles including Relationship and Business Development across a range of funders.
Don Smith

Don Smith

Business Development Manager – West Midlands & South West England

07834 731 053
I have spent over 35 years in asset finance banking. During this time, I have worked for a variety of funders including Royal Bank of Scotland, Lombard Finance and latterly Metro Bank. I’ve been working with the national broker market for around 25 years now and have developed a great network of contacts and expertise.
Mark Harwood

Mark Harwood

Business Development Officer

0116 366 7927
I have 12 years of experience in the banking industry, having worked for RBS, NatWest, Tesco Personal Finance and Lombard. During this time, I have covered several areas including collections, high value debt, mortgages, relationship management and business development. I have been part of the Cambridge & Counties Bank journey since February 2015 and have developed a wealth of knowledge of the asset finance industry.

What our brokers say

I’d like to thank the Cambridge & Counties Bank team for their assistance and ongoing support in providing Hire Purchase facilities to my customer. This has allowed them to finance new and replacement vehicles which have been an important contribution to the ongoing success of the business.

Pete Watson, Asset Finance Solutions Ltd

I have a fantastic working relationship with Cambridge & Counties and they always go above and beyond to help me and my clients. It is incredibly important that I can trust a funder to serve my clients well and this is never in doubt with Cambridge & Counties, primarily due to their personal approach and desire to get deals done quickly. I highly recommend them and look forward to working with them on many more transactions to come.

Ben Lavin, Empire Finance Ltd

Cambridge & Counties Bank have provided my client with a bespoke revolving credit service that no other lender has been able to match. The bank think outside the box and are happy to structure a deal that makes commercial sense. I look forward to sending more deals through in future. Happy client means happy broker!

Gareth Povey, AFS UK

Deals we've done

Hire Purchase Asset Finance

We helped customers Fastlathe Ltd, a Langley Mill and Ilkeston-based engineering firm, acquire two-tech turning centres with a £200,000 credit line.

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Hire Purchase Asset Finance

All Finance Solutions introduced Leicestershire-based customer D & M Tankers Ltd who specialise in liquid waste disposal across the East Midlands. They were able to secure asset finance from Cambridge & Counties Bank to help expand their business.

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