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News

What's going on at Assetz Capital? These news articles, blogs and press releases will keep you up-to-date with what we're doing and what we think.

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Spotlight on: Morgan McCandless

During a recent team visit to Northern Ireland, we sat down with Relationship Director Morgan McCandless to find out more about his role, his home life and everything in-between. 

- September 17, 2021

Spotlight on: Lucie Martin

We sat down remotely with our Edinburgh-based Originator Lucie Martin to find our more about her role with Assetz Capital and life in the lending industry.

- August 24, 2021

A Beginners Guide to Bridging Finance

The bridging finance sector has changed enormously over the last 20 years. Bridging has quickly become mainstream and is constantly growing. Despite the exponential growth of the bridging sector in the last decade, the concept of bridging can still cause confusion for first-time borrowers as this type of transaction is extremely fast-paced, so we’ve created a ‘beginners guide to bridging’ to explain the basics of what this short-term funding option can offer and keep you as well-informed as possible.

- August 10, 2021

The Recovery Loan Scheme

Following the end of the previous coronavirus loan schemes, the Government launched the new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). Assetz Capital were accredited to lend under this scheme on 21st July 2021. Here, we look at its features and eligibility criteria to help you decide whether it’s right for your business or your client.  

- July 28, 2021

The current construction material shortage and how it's affecting house-builders and developers

Relationship Director Rebecca Hall discusses the current shortage of construction materials for developers and the outlook for the sector in the second half of 2021

- July 26, 2021

Assetz Capital approved for accreditation as a Recovery Loan Scheme lender

Assetz Capital has been accredited as a lender under the government-backed Recovery Loan Scheme.

Bridging and Commercial - July 21, 2021

Irene Thomas - Women In Finance

In our latest Women in Finance Interview, Tony Sanchez speaks to Irene Thomas, Director of Lending Operations at Assetz Capital.

Bridging and Commercial - July 19, 2021

Assetz Capital bolsters bridging team

Assetz Capital has added two relationship directors to its bridging team as it looks to accelerate growth of its bridging loan book in the coming months.

Financial Reporter - July 16, 2021

Assetz Capital CBILS lending tops £370m

Assetz Capital has issued loan facilities totalling £370m to UK SME businesses through CBILS, following its accreditation last year.

Bridging and Commercial - June 28, 2021

Assetz Capital heats up for summer rate reduction

We’re delighted to be offering a summer rate reduction of 0.45% across all of our loan products to borrowers until 31st July 2021.

- June 24, 2021

An important update regarding the Access Accounts

In late April 2021, the Access Accounts returned to Normal Market Conditions, which meant that withdrawals could once again be processed within one business day at par value. As the Access Accounts have normalised, we’ve seen a steady increase in new investment and strong loan redemptions, which have together increased the Access Account cash balance.

- June 7, 2021

The importance of transparency and consistency when it comes to providing quick bridging solutions for brokers and their borrowers

Even during the Coronavirus crisis, typical capital raise hasn’t been affected in a seemingly large way. Businesses are still looking for funding and there are opportunities appearing in new and exciting ways.

- April 26, 2021

Bridging the Gender Investment Gap

In celebration of International Women's Day we've taken a look at why only 20% of women are investing their hard-earned money...

- March 8, 2021

Loan Book Update from Chris Macklin, Chief Risk Officer

Here, our Chief Risk Officer, Chris Macklin, explains in more detail how we have managed the loan book throughout the pandemic and provides an update on the forbearance measures that have been put in place to support borrowers and to help safeguard your investments.

 

- February 17, 2021

CBILS funding helps North-West developer’s site get back on track

Developers Paul & Sarah Waterworth, owners of Olam Holdings Ltd, were expecting their loan to fund the conversion of a barn and garage into five homes to complete at any moment, when the Covid19 pandemic brought everything to a standstill.

- December 17, 2020