On Thursday 26th September we hosted a wonderful dinner at Hambleton Hall to celebrate the launch of Nexa Finance. We welcomed Mehmooda Duke, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire and CEO of Moosa-Duke Solicitors, as our guest speaker, talking about resilience in business – using her past experiences to demonstrate what she had to overcome.  Our Directors, including Managing Director Brian Cartwright and Chairman Fiona Pollard celebrated with members of the local professional and business community who have supported us since launch.  Brain says “We have been thrilled with the reception since launch, and we’re very much looking forward to supporting the East Midlands property developers in their future ventures. We'd like to say a big thank you to all those who have supported us so far. ”   Lead image and below middle: Mehmooda Duke, CEO Moosa-Duke Solicitors, Martin Reason, CEO The Melton Building Society, Simon Dakin, Chairman Actons Solicitors Below left: Dave Chapman, Midlands Asset Finance, Julian Lawrence, Choice Business Finance Below right: Dave Chapman, Sue Chapman, Midlands Asset Finance, Fiona Pollard, Chairman Nexa Finance, Julian Lawrence ...

We’re thrilled to welcome Mark E. J. Williams to our team as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Credit Risk.  Mark joins us with over 35 years working in finance, having started his career at HSBC in 1984, where he held many and varied roles including personal finance, commercial lending and credit risk, through to his last role in the Private Bank looking after High Net Worth individuals.  Mark furthered his career into the FinTech world of Peer to Peer lending in 2014, initially at RateSetter as Head of Business Credit and Risk, before moving in 2017 to Growth Street as the Risk Director, where he was instrumental as part of the leadership team in tripling the loan book in just under 18 months. Mark says, “I am delighted to be joining the team as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Credit Risk. As the first regionally focused alternative finance lender to connect institutional funders to SME property developers, I’m looking forward to working as part of this innovative business. “NEXA’s mission to bring a personal approach and build face-to-face long term relationships with its clients, very much resonates with myself, and I’m excited to be working alongside Brian. Together, I believe we can build...

SaaScada one of the leading new core banking providers has been appointed the software partner for NEXA Finance, a recently launched alternative lending provider for SMEs based in the East Midlands. Aiming to provide a truly alternative lending model that challenges the often-complicated commercial models used by traditional banks, NEXA Finance is dedicated to building brighter financial futures by connecting East Midlands based SME property developers and housebuilders with funders. ...

After spending over 25 years developing a career at a number of financial institutions, I decided to launch Nexa Finance, a regionally focused business offering dynamically different lending solutions with a personal approach. Recognising a gap in the market, Nexa Finance is dedicated to building brighter financial futures by connecting East Midlands based SME property developers and house builders with funders. The aim is to provide a truly alternative lending model to challenge the often complicated commercial models favoured by traditional banks....