Commercial finance provider Independent Growth Finance has reported strong year-on-year growth in the first half of 2017.
The UK company saw funds invested in SMEs soar 180% to £53m.
Mark Lindsay, managing director of IGF, which specialises in invoice finance and asset-based lending, said: “The start of the 2017 financial year has undoubtedly been a success for IGF and is a pattern we want to continue as we move into the second half of the year.
“The growth has come across the whole business with our asset-based lending capabilities contributing significantly to these results.
"Approaching 2018, we are keen to continue hitting our ambitious targets to provide larger facilities to more clients. We will continue to hire top quality people to help us build a strong business.”