Finance - Guaranteed.
Broking since acorn.finance was formed in 1997 Paul has built up a wealth of experience and knowledge in the small business and property investment market place. Five years on the board of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers has allowed Paul to give back something to the sector and work closely with lenders at the highest possible level. Committed to bringing the best finance packages to our clients Paul works closely with the rest of the acorn.finance team to ensure we quickly gain an understanding of our clients needs and aims and that we achieve them. Paul is married to Kate with a daughter and two step sons and lives in York. He enjoys running and cycling as well as live music and getting out into the North Yorkshire countryside or coast with their dog. He's also being persuaded to take up surfing for 2016!
Jonathan has been with acorn.finance for almost 3 years. Joining as an apprentice administrator he has worked hard to gain an understanding of the finance market, lenders and clients requirements and has become a vital member of the team. Jonathan is now the main point of contact for many clients once their application gets to a lender. In his spare time Jonny enjoys football, live music events and gigs.
working harder to find the funding you need to thriveAcorn.Finance (Acorn Commercial Finance previously) have been funding commercial and investment property since 1997. Honoured in 2013 by Business Moneyfacts as the Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year and shortlisted twice since. As a small business ourselves your team at acorn.finance understand the needs and time pressures of the property investor, developer or business owner.
Our mission is to find the very best funding package to fill your needs, and to have the funding available to you, just when you need it. To do that we work across the whole of the finance market, from the high street banks and challenger banks through to crowdfunding providers (including our own) and sometimes private equity and businesses angel investors.
Whether you are growing your business or investment portfolio or just starting out then finance is of vital importance and getting the best deal can easily be the difference between growing or not, or even failure. Our experts take time to understand your needs and aims in both the long and short term before recommending you a product which we believe is the best one to achieve your aims.
By taking that time to understand your needs we also work closer with our lenders than most brokers, that means we have a market leading level of success with more applications going through to a successful completion and more of our clients go on to long term success.
Acorn.finance are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and are full members of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers and the Federation of Small Business. We take our responsibilities very seriously and have guides to Treating Customers Fairly, Customer Service Charter, Complaints Procedure and we adhere to the NACFB Code of Practice.
2016 - M&A UK Finance broker of the Year - Winner
2015 - M&A UK Finance broker of the Year - Winner
2014 - M&A UK Finance broker of the Year - Winner
2013 - Business Moneyfacts Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year - Winner
2014 - Business Moneyfacts Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year - Finalist
2015 - Business Moneyfacts Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year - Finalist
A bridging loan can be used as a short term funding option against most types of property in order to bridge a gap whilst waiting for longer term finance to become available, sale of the property or sale of another property. To ensure the best bridging finance rates for acorn.finance clients we have whole of market lender access.Read More