About us

About us

Close Brothers Asset Finance offers a range of flexible funding solutions to UK SMEs.

Close Brothers

We are part of Close Brothers Group plc

Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services, and securities trading.

Established in 1878, Close Brothers Group plc employ 3,000 people, principally in the UK, are listed on the London Stock Exchange and are a member of the FTSE 250.

Solid foundations

Solid foundations

Our activities are straightforward

We remain focused on markets and services we know and understand.

Our approach is prudent and considered

We adopt a cautious approach to writing loans which, together with our prudent management of capital and funding, ensures we can continue to lend in all market conditions.

We value our customers over everything else

We focus on developing long-term relationships, to fully understand our customers and their intricate business operations in order to support long term growth.

We are proud of our people

Industry experts

The majority of our team originate from the industry they now support. In addition to their strong knowledge of the products and markets, our people take the time to get to know the businesses they are working with before creating a solution that is entirely bespoke.

Our businesses have remained local

Our local knowledge and experience allows us to provide an informed and valuable service whilst operating via a national network, allowing us to lend where others do not.

Dedicated account team

Assigned from the start, your dedicated account team will guide you through every step of the process and beyond.

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We are proud of our history

Close Brothers Asset Finance has been helping businesses since 1987.

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To find out how we can help, please contact us today.