Record turnout for Asset Finance Connect Summer Awards on July 13th: 31 finalists revealed

Over 350 guests will be attending Asset Finance Connect’s Summer Awards evening which takes place on July 13th at the exclusive Hurlingham Club in London. The evening will celebrate the best and brightest in the industry with delegates flying in from afar afield as India and the US. “This will be the largest summer gathering of the asset finance industry. A great way to celebrate our innovation, a great way to celebrate before everyone disappears on holiday” said Edward Peck, CEO of Asset Finance Connect. “We’re really looking forward to it”.

Record turnout for Asset Finance Connect Summer Awards on July 13th: 31 finalists revealed

Jun 24, 2022

Over 350 guests will be attending Asset Finance Connect’s Summer Awards evening which takes place on July 13th at the exclusive Hurlingham Club in London. The evening will celebrate the best and brightest in the industry with delegates flying in from afar afield as India and the US. “This will be the largest summer gathering of the asset finance industry. A great way to celebrate our innovation, a great way to celebrate before everyone disappears on holiday” said Edward Peck, CEO of Asset Finance Connect. “We’re really looking forward to it”.

Industry ‘heavy hitter’ Gary Leitch joins regional lender FOLK2FOLK to grow national business

Gary Leitch, formerly managing director of asset finance at Paragon Banking Group, has been appointed as the new chief operating officer (COO) at FOLK2FOLK, the UK-wide marketplace lender for regional SMEs, to support the company’s growth ambitions. Leitch will focus on overseeing overall operational capability encompassing technology, finance, legal and people related matters.

Industry ‘heavy hitter’ Gary Leitch joins regional lender FOLK2FOLK to grow national business

Jun 23, 2022

Gary Leitch, formerly managing director of asset finance at Paragon Banking Group, has been appointed as the new chief operating officer (COO) at FOLK2FOLK, the UK-wide marketplace lender for regional SMEs, to support the company’s growth ambitions. Leitch will focus on overseeing overall operational capability encompassing technology, finance, legal and people related matters.

Sofico announces ambitious recruitment campaign

A 15% hike in revenue has seen Sofico, the international software supplier for automotive financing, leasing, fleet and mobility management, kick start a campaign to hire 130 new staff worldwide as it continues to expand its operations. The Ghent, Belgium based business, which also has offices in the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands, has announced record results for the twelfth year in a row.

Sofico announces ambitious recruitment campaign

Jun 16, 2022

A 15% hike in revenue has seen Sofico, the international software supplier for automotive financing, leasing, fleet and mobility management, kick start a campaign to hire 130 new staff worldwide as it continues to expand its operations. The Ghent, Belgium based business, which also has offices in the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands, has announced record results for the twelfth year in a row.

Thought Leaders

Removal of Plug-in Car Grant jeopardises uptake of EVs

Jun 15, 2022

Journalist Jonathan Manning analyses the impact of the recent policy change. The government’s decision to withdraw the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG), a £1,500 subsidy towards the acquisition cost of a new electric car, has been met with consternation in the leasing, fleet and automotive sectors.

Appointments

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions names Chief Sustainability Officer

Jun 15, 2022

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions has appointed Andrey Maramzine as Chief Sustainability Officer with responsible for building, deploying and promoting the European leasing company’s sustainability strategy. Maramzine joins the executive committee of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions and reports to the company’s CEO, Isabelle Loc.