Czech it out: Investment into central and eastern Europe rockets

Private equity and venture capital investment into central and eastern Europe (CEE) shot up last year, according to new statistics from trade body Invest Europe, reaching the highest level since 2009. The total amount ploughed into the region in 2016 reached €1.6bn, with most money going to Poland. The Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary followed. […]

38% Growth in businesses using invoice finance to export

The latest asset based finance industry data published by UK Finance in Q2 2017 reveals that: Total sales by businesses funding their export activity using invoice finance (factoring and invoice discounting) stood at £7.7 billion at the end of the quarter. This was up 36% on the same period in 2016 (£5.6 billion during Q2 […]

Marché de l’affacturage en 2017

Le marché de l’affacturage en 2017 a été dynamique, il a légèrement surperformé celui de 2016, qui avait également connu une bonne dynamique de croissance. Avec +8.4% de croissance le marché de l’affacturage fait en 2017 légèrement mieux que le marché en 2016, avec +8% de croissance. Le marché domestique Le marché domestique s’est redressé […]

European Factoring Market – 2017 half year results

 The EU Federation for Factoring and Commercial Finance recently collated the 1st half year’s turnover results for EU factoring market. Responding countries represented 97% of the European factoring market. Factoring turnover in the 1st half of 2017 for EU countries exceeded 776 billion euro, an outstanding year on year increase of 9%. Accordingly, 2017 is […]

Global investors set to increase investment in Europe

The latest asset based finance industry data published by UK Finance in Q2 2017 reveals that: • Total sales by businesses funding their export activity using invoice finance (factoring and invoice discounting) stood at £7.7 billion at the end of the quarter. This was up 36% on the same period in 2016 (£5.6 billion during […]

Global investors set to increase investment in Europe

The latest asset based finance industry data published by UK Finance in Q2 2017 reveals that: • Total sales by businesses funding their export activity using invoice finance (factoring and invoice discounting) stood at £7.7 billion at the end of the quarter. This was up 36% on the same period in 2016 (£5.6 billion during […]

38% Growth in businesses using invoice finance to export

The latest asset based finance industry data published by UK Finance in Q2 2017 reveals that: Total sales by businesses funding their export activity using invoice finance (factoring and invoice discounting) stood at £7.7 billion at the end of the quarter. This was up 36% on the same period in 2016 (£5.6 billion during Q2 […]

Czech it out: Investment into central and eastern Europe rockets

Private equity and venture capital investment into central and eastern Europe (CEE) shot up last year, according to new statistics from trade body Invest Europe, reaching the highest level since 2009. The total amount ploughed into the region in 2016 reached €1.6bn, with most money going to Poland. The Czech Republic, Romania and Hungary followed. […]

The Next Silicon Valley? Head to France

France is known worldwide for its wine, food and culture, but under its new president, the French are aiming to be the new global hub for tech startups. President Emmanuel Macron has said he wants to build a version of Silicon Valley in France. His administration has launched pro-business initiatives that are loosening government restrictions […]

London is still the European hotspot for venture capitalists when it comes to fintech

According to London & Partners, London is still the European hotspot for venture capitalists when it comes to fintech. London remains the top European city for venture capital investment in financial technology firms, according to data released by Mayor Sadiq Khan’s promotional agency.London & Partners. Investors have poured more than $1 billion into fintech companies […]