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As companies look to expand internationally, many are turning to cross-border asset-based lending as a solution to help enhance liquidity and provide flexibility within their capital structures. The growth of cross-border or global asset-based loans has increased significantly over the last 20 years, especially as middle-market companies are now accessing global markets to expand their …
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The latest asset based finance industry data published by UK Finance in Q2 2017 reveals that: • Total sales by businesses funding their export activity using invoice finance (factoring and invoice discounting) stood at £7.7 billion at the end of the quarter. This was up 36% on the same period in 2016 (£5.6 billion during …
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The latest asset based finance industry data published by UK Finance in Q2 2017 reveals that: Total sales by businesses funding their export activity using invoice finance (factoring and invoice discounting) stood at £7.7 billion at the end of the quarter. This was up 36% on the same period in 2016 (£5.6 billion during Q2 …
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Private equity and venture capital investment into central and eastern Europe (CEE) shot up last year, according to new statistics from trade body Invest Europe, reaching the highest level since 2009. The total amount ploughed into the region in 2016 reached €1.6bn, with most money going to Poland. The Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary followed. Consumer …
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PARIS (Reuters) – France’s corporate startup scene is gaining traction against the backdrop of booming investments by venture capital funds and high expectations for a business-friendly government under new President Emmanuel Macron. Bpifrance, the country’s state investment bank, has led the effort over the past five years, acting as a catalyst for the burgeoning industry …
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France is known worldwide for its wine, food and culture, but under its new president, the French are aiming to be the new global hub for tech startups. President Emmanuel Macron has said he wants to build a version of Silicon Valley in France. His administration has launched pro-business initiatives that are loosening government …
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According to London & Partners, London is still the European hotspot for venture capitalists when it comes to fintech. London remains the top European city for venture capital investment in financial technology firms, according to data released by Mayor Sadiq Khan’s promotional agency.London & Partners. Investors have poured more than $1 billion into fintech companies …
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LONDON (Reuters) – Some $171.8 billion of cross-border merger and acquisition deals between U.S. and European companies have been announced so far in 2017, the highest figure at this stage of the year for a decade as companies on both sides of the Atlantic hunt for deals to offset sluggish growth.CEO Hariolf Kottmann (R) …
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Europe hit a record high in 2016, with 5,845 FDI projects recorded (up by 15% year-on-year). This has led to the creation of 259,673 new jobs (+19%), according to the 2017 edition of the EY European attractiveness survey. The UK, Germany and France are the top three European FDI destinations in …
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Factoring and Commercial Finance grows again, supporting economic expansion in the EU Final analysis of data collated by the EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry (EUF) shows that factoring and commercial finance volumes in the EU grew overall in 2016 by 6.2% to €1.5 Trillion. This rate of growth clearly outpaces the increase …
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Investment in European private equity funds surged by 37 per cent in 2016 as investors look to lock in higher returns in an improving economy, new data has revealed. European private equity funds raised the most money last year since the global financial crisis, gathering €74.5bn (£63.2bn) for investment in 2016, according to the data …
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Britain at the Forefront of Asset Based Finance The latest data released by the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA) has shown that the UK continues to lead the European market in terms of using asset based finance. Record levels were reached across Europe and the UK in 2015 in this sector, whereby finance is secured …
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The EU Federation for Factoring and Commercial Finance recently collated the 1st half year’s turnover results for EU factoring market. Responding countries represented 97% of the European factoring market. Factoring turnover in the 1st half of 2017 for EU countries exceeded 776 billion euro, an outstanding year on year increase of 9%. Accordingly, 2017 is shaping …
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Le marché de l’affacturage en 2017 a été dynamique, il a légèrement surperformé celui de 2016, qui avait également connu une bonne dynamique de croissance. Avec +8.4% de croissance le marché de l’affacturage fait en 2017 légèrement mieux que le marché en 2016, avec +8% de croissance. Le marché domestique Le marché domestique s’est redressé en 2017 …
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Factoring is a type of asset based financing that is often confused with asset based lending. While these products have some similarities, they are very different. This article helps you understand the differences between these products and helps you determine which one is best suited for your company. What is asset based lending? An Asset Based Loan (ABL) is …
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