Broker finance solutions

We work with a dedicated network of asset finance brokers to provide flexible funding options for UK SMEs across a number of different industries

Broker finance solutions

Growing business for Brokers

At Close Brothers Business Finance we work in partnership with our network of reputable finance brokers, helping them to find the most suitable bespoke finance products for their customers.

Experts in the asset finance industry and with a real understanding of key industry sectors, our team has the knowledge and insight you need to fulfil even the most complex finance requirements.

Broker finance solutions

Shared values

Our comprehensive range of asset finance solutions is underpinned by an ethical, open-minded approach to business. Forward looking and flexible, we base our underwriting decisions on the overall health of the business, not just a balance sheet and credit score.

But we are careful too, knowing that a decision that fails to take account of risk factors and wider market forces is not in anyone’s interest. By protecting our reputation as lenders, we also safeguard yours as a broker working with us.

Industry specialists

Our sector expertise spans a wide variety of industries. As a result, we have extensive experience in arranging finance for a broad range of both hard asset and mission critical soft asset types including:

  • Engineering
  • Construction and Plant
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport
  • Waste and recycling
  • Agriculture
  • Shop fittings
  • Food processing
  • Catering
  • Beauty equipment

Fast, efficient teamwork

As a member of our Broker network you will have a dedicated team on hand to help you serve your customers’ needs.

This team includes our Broker Development Managers who collaborate with you to come up with the best finance solutions for your customers. 

Working alongside these managers is our Broker Sales Support and Development team, available to deal quickly with any day-to-day enquiries you may have. You also have direct contact with our underwriters, helping to ensure the decision-making process is swift and efficient.   


We understand the value of your clients business' assets. If they are considering a new product, looking to expand and require a cash injection, or simply want to reassess the capital structure of their business, our team of experts are ready to assist with this process.

We will work with you and your customer to get the most through capital release based on the asset's value.

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Regulated Hire Purchase

Regulated Hire Purchase

We’re pleased to introduce a regulated Hire Purchase product suitable for the purchase of vehicles for business use.

We work with our network of brokers to offer this tailored option to customers, covering a number of different car classes as well as light commercial vehicles, all with a minimum deposit of 10% and a maximum document fee of £250.

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Supporting the UK agricultural industry

The UK Farming sector is an integral part of the UK economy as a whole with a total income of £3.7 billion and employing almost 500,000 people*. 

At Close Brothers Business Finance we understand the challenges faced by the agricultural sector to drive forward successful and profitable farming businesses and we are committed to offering bespoke agricultural finance solutions to support the industries sustainability.

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(*DEFRA report of national statistics ‘Agriculture in the United Kingdom 2015').

Broker agriculture finance