Prior to setting up Approved Business Finance Ltd both Greg & Rory held senior positions at Portman Asset Finance Ltd where Rory was Managing Director and Greg Operations Director. In the last 2 years together they oversaw record growth for the asset finance broker, financing in excess of £100M in 2018, with the number of full time employees rising from 28 to 54 at the time of leaving.

With over 12 years’ experience in the asset finance industry, Rory Dunn has predominantly worked at Portman Asset Finance Ltd, where he held the senior positions of Sales Director and subsequently Managing Director.

Greg Durkan has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services and insurance markets, including senior operational and strategic management positions for both direct and broker channel businesses including his two years as Operations Director at Portman Asset Finance Ltd.

They are both passionate about providing class leading service levels to their clients, whilst ensuring that they can provide the right solution for both customers and lenders alike.

The aim is to continue the rapid growth of Approved Business Finance Ltd over the next 18 months, from its current headcount of 12 full time employees. They have been joined in their new venture by a number of ex Portman employees, including Senior Account Directors Tom Sudds and George Dunn.

When Greg and Rory visited the Blackburn office for their 2 day induction, the ‘friendly attitude and professionalism’ from the staff made Greg and Rory’s induction that bit easier. Our large range of funders is a fantastic benefit for Approved Business Finance as they are generalist however, Greg and Rory have with strong experience in Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing, Leisure and larger syndicated project deals.

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Greg & Rory Approved Business Finance to Asset Finance Solutions (UK) Ltd and wish them all the best for the future.

If you would like to discover more about the benefits of joining one of the largest independent finance brokerages, please call us at 01254 958777. You can also send a message using the online form on our Contact page. Asset Finance Solutions UK Ltd. Are able to provide access to a wide range of funders, from automotive finance to agricultural

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