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British Business Bank Report Shows Surge in SME Lending, 89% in 2020 Accessed Credit Due to COVID-19

The British Business Bank reports a surge in SME lending with 89% of businesses seeking funding in 2020 because of Covid-19. The Bank’s Small Business Finance Markets report states that 45% of SMEs surveyed applied for financing in 2020 in contrast to just 13% in… Read More

British Business Bank Provides More Info on Recovery Loan Scheme and Future Fund Following Budget Announcement

The British Business Bank has distributed a response following the Budget presentation by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunik. The Bank has been a key factor in supporting UK businesses as it has managed a series of programs designed to backstop the economy. Within… Read More

Assetz Capital is First Property Marketplace to Receive Funding from British Business Investments

Assetz Capital has received £15 million in funding from British Business Investments (BBI). According to Assetz Capital, this is the first time a property-focused marketplace has received funding from BBI, a subsidiary of the British Business Bank. Assetz Capital states that the funding will support… Read More

British Business Bank Investments Ltd Invests £18M in Praetura Asset Finance

British Business Bank Investments Ltd, the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, today announced an £18M investment in Blackburn and Manchester-based Praetura Asset Finance. The investment, comprising £15M of matched funding and an additional £3m of expansion capital, will support at least £36M of smaller… Read More

British Business Bank Investments Ltd Appoints Catherine Lewis La Torre As New CEO

British Business Bank Investments Ltd., the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, announced that it has appointed Catherine Lewis La Torres as its new CEO. Lewis La Torre joins the company from Cardano and has over thirty years’ experience in the private equity industry focused on investing in the… Read More

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