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Bank Lessor of the Year (Europe) Award 2019

Close Brothers Asset Finance was awarded Bank Lessor of the Year (Europe) – at the International Asset Finance Networks ceremony last night.

This award celebrated what CBAFL has achieved over the last 12 to 18 months, including:

  • Having a workforce that is among the most engaged of any industry
  • The launch of the fourth phase of the pioneering SME Apprentice Programme, bringing to 80 the number of apprentices having been supported by the business
  • Joining forces with the RHA (Road Haulage Association) to help combat driver shortages by training 20 Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) drivers
  • Setting up our German business, Close Brothers Asset Finance GmbH
  • Getting Sales Academy 2.0 underway, with the aim of increasing diversity in the industry
  • Using the quarterly Business Barometer to provide industry-leading thought leadership and research-based findings to national and sector titles across multiple sectors

John Fawcett, CEO of the Transport division, picked up the award on CBAFL’s behalf.