Our Experience in the Sector
– Commercial due diligence on a series of transactions, including debt purchasers and pawnbrokers, for private equity and corporate investors
– Consulting advice to companies involved in consumer credit
– A wide range of consumer credit research and consulting clients
– A senior role at the key industry body, the Finance and Leasing Association
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|UK Point of Sale Finance: Market Insight Report 2021
Also known as retail finance, in-store credit or store instalment credit, point of sale finance refers to loans provided by, or on behalf of, a traditional or online retailer to enable a consumer to make a specific purchase. Includes Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL).
|UK Non-Prime Consumer Credit: Market Insight Report 2020/21
Review of the market for consumer credit agreements with average fixed interest rates over 30% per year. Includes Guarantor finance, High Cost Short Term Credit, Home-collected credit, Instalment credit, Motor finance, Credit card and other revolving loans, Pawnbroking, Logbook loans and Rent-to-own. Market size and our views of historical and forecast growth rates, market drivers and lender profiles.
|UK Used Car Finance: Market Insight Report 2020/21
Report on how used cars are financed. Includes all secured finance arranged at point of sale or elsewhere. Includes profiles of 25 leading lenders and our forecasts for market growth to 2022
|UK Consumer Credit Debt Collection and Debt Purchase: Market Insight Report 2020
This report focuses on the segment of the debt purchase / debt collection market which relates to consumer credit (eg personal loans, credit cards) rather than other areas such as telecoms and council tax. It includes market size and growth, updated profiles of market participants and our views of prospects for the market.
|UK Consumer Debt Collection and Debt Purchase Market Insight Report 2019
This report provides historical and forecast market sizes (2012-22) by segment based on analysis of market drivers and interviews with market participants. It contains profiles of leading companies and sets out our views on how the market is likely to evolve.
|UK High-Cost Credit (including Payday Lending): Market Insight Report 2018
This report covers all loans with an APR of 95% or higher which are repayable within up to 12 months, including payday loans, short-term instalment loans and high-interest personal loans. In particular we focus on the impact of FCA regulation on the market and the strategies lenders have adopted to succeed in the new environment.
|UK Car Dealer Point of Sale Finance: Market Insight Report 2017
Covers all consumer hire and credit products sold by car dealers at Point of Sale (POS) such as PCP plans,
Hire purchase and Personal leases. Market size, profiles of participants, review of regulation and market forecasts
|UK Credit Reference Agency Services Market Insight Report 2016
The combined CRA revenues of the companies operating in the market exceeded £300m in 2014. This report aims to shed light on the credit reference agency services market, explore how it has performed and set out how it might be likely to trend in the future.
|UK Car Finance: Market Profile and Forecast 2016
This report focuses on the UK market for motor, or car finance. It refers to finance packages provided by specialist finance companies – most of which are owned either by car OEMs or by financial institutions – which are offered to retail buyers to enable them to purchase a new or used car.
|Home Credit: UK Market Profile and Forecast 2015
Home credit lenders provide small-sum loans via an agent who comes to the customer’s residential address to collect payments. The sector, also called ‘doorstep lending’, is long-established and widespread in the UK.
|Rent-to-Own Retail: UK Market Profile and Forecast 2015
Rent-to-Own is a growing segment which provides household appliances and other goods along with a finance pacakge to consumers who are typically not able to purchase them using cash or conventional credit.
|Pawnbrokers and High Street Loan Stores: UK Market Profile and Forecast 2015
The market consists of high-street shops which offer combinations of pawnbroking, payday loans, term loans, cheque cashing and trading in second-hand goods including gold jewellery and consumer electronics.
|European Peer-to-Peer Lending: Market Insight 2015
Peer-to-peer lending is an important and high-profile trend in the banking sector. In just a few years, platforms have emerged which have facilitated several hundred million pounds of loans. Key questions addressed include why has it grown, can it continue to do so and how should banks respond to the threat, or opportunity, that it presents?
|UK Consumer Debt Solutions: Market Insight
The market for consumer debt solutions has its roots in the Insolvency Act (1986). This brought into effect IVAs and also introduced the concept of an intermediary with a role in consumer debt management, which led to the establishment of the market for DMPs.
Sectors covered include debt purchase, pawnbroking, internet payday lending and peer-to-peer lending.
Facilities Management & Outsourcing
Broad range of services covered including FM, catering, security guarding, pest control and contact centres.