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Our expertise

We specialise and have expertise in the following fields:

Since entering the Agricultural and Ground Care market in 2006, our whole focus has been on service and adding value to the relationships we have with manufacturers, dealers, finance introducers and end user customers alike.

 

Proudly, we have one of the most complete “tool bags” in terms of products, systems and services covering all areas of funding from wholesale stocking to retail transactions; backed up by experienced agricultural people with a simple business attitude and approach.

 

We are in a Service Industry, so our inbuilt objective is to be the best service provider in our Industry.

The use of technology within our Agricultural operation intends to make business more efficient and effective, without losing the personal experience that makes relationships enjoyable and creates the choice to repeat the experience.

 

Our growth and development is linked to that of our customers and we are keen to support so they can succeed.  We have a wide range of flexible finance products available within this market sector:

  • Hire Purchase
  • Finance Lease
  • Operating Lease
  • Business Loan
  • Private Sale
  • Sale & HP/ Lease Back
  • Stocking

 

Contact details :

 

David Walton

 

Head of Agriculture

david.walton@sgef.co.uk

+44 (0)20 8629 8422

In the UK, we are one of the leading, innovative and experienced financing partners to the Transport, Industrial & Construction industry. We can finance a vast range of equipment, irrespective of whether you are an investor looking to raise your productivity by acquiring new machinery or equipment for your business; or a vendor looking to boost your sales.

 

We have a range of leasing products available that are suitable to finance both new and used equipment, as well as standard and special-purpose vehicles of all makes and types. We work with selected vendors and dealers, both in the UK as well as internationally, to develop specific full-service leasing programmes to help support their business.

 

We offer investors in equipment the full range of traditional financing solutions, ranging from Finance Leases and Hire Purchase (HP) to Business Loans, Sale & Lease/HP Back agreements or Operating leases. We are also responding to the growing demand for integrated solutions. In collaboration with our partners we can also provide full-service leasing arrangements allowing maintenance, repairs, servicing and insurance costs to be incorporated into the rental payments if required.

  • Finance Lease
  • Operating Lease
  • Hire Purchase
  • Business Loans
  • Receivables Finance
  • Sale and Lease/HP Back
  • Contract Hire

 

Contact Details

 

Simon Warbey

Head of Transport, Industrial & Construction

simon.warbey@sgef.co.uk

+44 (0)7827 924693

Our technology portfolio is mainly focused on providing funding for sales finance programmes with manufacturers, specialist distributors and service providers.

 

Our finance offerings are specially suited for partners providing solutions in the following product areas:

  • IT - data storage, PC’s, tablets, hardware, software, peripherals
  • Clean & Renewable Energy - solar PV, Bio-Mass, LED, combined heat & power

 

With over 25 years’ continuous experience in the technology finance marketplace, we can offer a deep understanding of your sales processes, routes to market and what is required to make a finance programme effective and embedded in your business.

 

We have a number of international technology vendor partners with whom we have worked and supported for 20 years.  Our ability to support your customer finance programmes covers a range of transactional sizes, from small ticket programmes with individual deals sizes as small as £5k up to individual transactions of £20m+.

 

We can deliver solutions directly to your customers, re-finance your own branded offer and also provide non-recourse equipment finance solutions for your managed service contracts.

  • Finance lease
  • Hire Purchase
  • Business Loan
  • Operating Lease
  • Receivables Finance

We work closely with a variety of leading medical equipment vendors and specialist finance providers. 

Our vendor partners use financing packages to boost the sale of medical equipment, strengthen their clients’ loyalty and manage second hand equipment values.

 

Our clients include: doctors, dental and veterinary practices, opticians, public and private hospitals, laboratories (including dental labs), research institutes and universities.

 

The types of medical equipment we typically fund include: clinical IT solutions; ultrasound equipment; MRI and CT scanners; dental equipment; microscopes; ophthalmological equipment; endoscopy equipment; lasers and X-ray equipment.

 

Clean & Renewable Energy – solar PV, Bio-Mass, LED, combined heat & power

 

We have a number of funding structures available from simple point of sale web based solutions to more complex managed services contracts with committed customer payment streams.

 

Transaction size can range from £5k to £5m+. Depending upon the equipment type and term we are able  to take residual value positions in equipment to deliver operating lease solutions.

  • Finance Lease
  • Hire Purchase
  • Business Loan
  • Operating Lease
  • Receivables Finance

We have been active in the UK Public Sector market since 1991.

 

We can provide Operating and Finance Leases to Local Authorities on a wide range of assets including:

  • Computer hardware and software
  • Telecommunications & office equipment
  • Copiers and printers
  • Fire appliance vehicles and equipment
  • Commercial vehicles (HGVs & LCVs), gritters, sweepers, refuse vehicles, groundscare, cars, Fire Authority vehicles, welfare buses, yellow plant, and specialist vehicles 
  • Gym equipment

 

In addition, we can also offer Operating and Finance Leases to NHS Trusts for a variety of assets,  such as: 

  • Medical and laboratory equipment
  • MRI, CT and Ultrasound scanners
  • Dental equipment
  • Ophthalmological equipment
  • Microscopes, endoscopy equipment
  • Lasers and X-ray equipment
  • Patient Transfer and Rapid Response vehicles
  • Bariatric vehicles
  • A&E ambulances
  • Groundscare and commercial vehicles

 

We have provided a range of financing solutions to over 200 Local Authorities and over 40 NHS Trusts.

 

Our experienced Asset Management team has the responsibility for forecasting equipment values and for realising market value for equipment that has reached the end of lease and has been returned to us.  This service is provided for the Public Sector market as well as for all assets financed under our other business areas - Agriculture, High Tech, Medical, and Transport, Industrial & Construction.

 

Public Sector Financing products available are:

  • Finance Lease
  • Operating Lease
  • Hire Purchase