Spotlight on: Ben Pittam
'Spotlight On' is the platform where you can get to know some of the members of our team. Each edition looks at the biggest value-add each role brings to clients, what's the best thing about working for ABN AMRO and answers to a number of personal questions. This week the focus is on Ben Pittam, Business Development Manager of ABN AMRO Commercial Finance.
News - 18 November 2020
ABN AMRO Commercial Finance UK completed a £47.5m asset based lending deal with leading specialist packaging and labelling business Reflex at the very height of the pandemic’s first UK lockdown. Jeremy Harrison and Katharine Weeden share lessons learnt on getting transactions over the line in troubled times
News - 09 November 2020
Van Elle deal announcement
Our Asset Based Lending product suite provides flexible and effective funding solutions that can support continued business growth, even in challenging times. Van Elle Holdings plc is the UK’s largest specialist geotechnical engineering contractor. The Company provides a range of ground engineering techniques and services including ground investigation, general and specialist piling, rail geotechnical engineering, modular foundations and ground improvement as well as stabilisation services
News - 05 November 2020
Private Equity Awards 2020 - Asset Based Lender of the Year
We’re delighted to announce that ABN AMRO Commercial Finance won the award for ‘Asset Based Lender of the Year for the third year running at the Private Equity Awards 2020.
News - 03 November 2020
Leaning into change
Businesses are looking forward to a dramatically different operating landscape in 2021. It’s time they start asking if their financing models need to change too, say ABN AMRO’s Chris Pacey and David Ward.
News - 28 October 2020
The road to recovery
The great 2020 lockdown has ravaged the economy. Unprecedented support from government and lenders has kept many businesses afloat. But there are still tough times ahead, says Andrew Thompson, Head of Risk at ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance UK. To get through them, you need a realistic assessment of where you are; a clear plan that factors in ongoing uncertainties; and open engagement with partners eager to help.
News - 20 October 2020
Misuse of name
We have been made aware that a clone firm "ABN AMRO Private Bank" is contacting consumers in the UK with “too-good-to-be-true” investment promotions.This clone firm is attempting to appear legitimate by using the name, logo and FCA registration number of ABN AMRO Bank NV.
News - 23 September 2020
Build back better: investing after Coronavirus
The economic and health impacts of Covid-19 have been devastating. But as Europe works out how to re-open its societies after lockdown, many are asking: how do we rebuild our businesses and economies in more sustainable ways?
News - 23 July 2020
Praetura Commercial Finance (Praetura CF) set for continued growth with support from a £100m syndicated Asset Based Finance facility
Praetura CF provides alternative debt funding solutions to SMEs, predominantly in the North of England. We’re proud to have recently worked with RBSIF to provide Praetura CF with a funding solution to support their business growth ambitions. The funding provided will support SMEs across the North and also means Praetura CF has increased the size of its Manchester-based team to provide additional resource to support clients.
News - 22 July 2020