Supply Chain Finance

Provides short-term credit that optimises working capital for both the buyer and the seller.

What is Supply Chain Finance?

Supply Chain Finance (SCF) is a set of technology-based business and financing processes that link the various parties in a transaction—the buyer, the seller, and the financing institution— in order to lower financing costs and improve business efficiency. Supply chain finance provides short-term credit that optimises working capital for both the buyer and the seller.

Capable Finance

Capable Finance – 50% owned subsidiary of First Sentinel Plc, is a Fintech company focused on financing and supporting the supply chain operations of small ­to medium size enterprises. Via our sophisticated cloud-based software, corporates and suppliers can participate easily in early repayment programs and unlock working capital.

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Why invest in direct lending?

Despite making up nearly half of the UK’s private sector employment and contributing £1.8trn to the British economy every year, SMEs often struggle to secure the working capital they need to reach their full growth potential. This situation has become more acute in the wake of the financial crisis. Over

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