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Asset Finance

Our straightforward financing solutions give you ready access to the assets you or your clients need when they’re needed. We provide different service options depending on who you are.



We help SMEs grow in challenging times. Our door has always been open to supporting entrepreneurs and small to medium businesses in need of asset finance. Helping SMEs succeed.

Investec Asset Finance partner with finance intermediaries across the UK. If you are a business considering asset finance then visit www.findsmefinance.co.uk to find an independent broker.

What is asset finance?

View an infographic that provides an overview of the asset finance industry and the key steps that enable SMEs to secure funding.

Finance Broker

Finance broker

Investec Asset Finance provide asset and loan finance across a broad spectrum of asset classes and market sectors to UK businesses including SMEs, corporate and professional practices, offering a wide product range for small and middle ticket deals up to a value of £10 million.

Find out more:
+44 0844 417 2222

Existing Customer

Existing Investec Customer

For all enquiries regarding an existing agreement with Investec Asset Finance contact:
+44 0844 243 4111

Bank / Supplier

Bank or supplier

If you’re a bank or supplier, who provide finance to UK based corporates, contact our associate company Virtual Lease Services (VLS) for cost effective, efficient sources of financing and portfolio management services.

Find out more:

+44 0843 178 0444
+44 0788 940 5926

Stuart Hughes

Materials Handling

Materials Handling

Our dedicated team are experts in Materials Handling finance. With over 90 years combined experience we’re well qualified to look after your Materials Handling funding requirements. With strong client relationships, we offer a service that’s fast, flexible and competitively priced.

We offer dealers and manufacturers a full range of products including minimum and fixed term contract hire, hire purchase and finance lease.

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We offer:

  • An experienced, dedicated team
  • Comprehensive end-to-end service
  • A single business platform
  • Competitive lease rates
  • Tailored schemes for the sales-aid market
  • Open-access lifetime transaction management to support further acquisitions or upgrades

Comprehensive asset leasing services

Three simple concepts underpin our services:
1.    Full service asset finance facilities
2.    Quick decision making process
3.    Delayed rental payments

Our agreements amongst other things let you incorporate multiple suppliers under one lease. They also ensure compliance with public sector rules.

And our purchase and leaseback facilities make it easy to:

  • Release the cash value of your assets
  • Optimise your company's treasury management
  • Fund larger projects

Our regulator
Investec Asset Finance plc (Reg. no 2179313) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for credit-related regulated activities (including hiring). Investec Asset Finance plc is also an appointed representative of Investec Bank plc for the purposes of insurance mediation activities. Registered office at Reading International Business Park, Reading, RG2 6AA.