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Redwood submits banking licence application

Initially, focus will be on UK SMEs in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire October 17, 2016: Acorn Financial Partners (AFP), a new venture founded and led by Jonathan Rowland, announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).  On authorisation AFP will be called...
Banking

SMEs: The double-edged sword of disintermediation

Fragmentation of SME credit markets requires business owners to be more knowledgeable Charles Thorburn February 3, 2015: Financial markets have gone through a roller coaster in the past eight years, and whether it’s been bank bailouts, sovereign debt crises or LIBOR fixing scandals, the world of finance has been a large part of the news...