Appointment reflects the firms’ commitment to making funding accessible
13 September 2022: eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital), a leading invoice financier, has appointed Joe Roe to the role of Regional Sales Manager. Based at eCapitals Manchester office, Joe will be responsible for working with businesses in the Northwest region to enable greater access to vital funding solutions.
The appointment comes on the back of a period of continued growth for eCapital as demand for finance continues. The company having remained committed to delivering funding solutions to businesses throughout what has been a challenging few years, has seen a 52% uplift in the amount of finance provided to UK SMEs in the last year alone. An impressive growth statistic in a market where funding levels to SMEs are returning to normal levels having experienced a 35% increase over the last 12 months.
In joining eCapital, Joe brings with him a wealth of experience having spent over a decade working within the debt collection industry. Having worked most recently at Cerberus Receivables Management his focus has always been on supporting clients whose businesses were affected by customers failure to pay their dues. He has earned a reputation for building strong relationships to help resolve the issues.
As Joe comments: “I’m delighted to be joining eCapital. In doing so I’m moving to the positive side of the equation – working with businesses who want to access funding to make their business plans come to life. Despite these challenging times, it’s great to see business owners’ resilience and determination to keep their businesses moving forward. eCapital have impressed me with the commitment to their clients. They are easily accessible resulting in the fast delivery of flexibly structured funding facilities. With a real commercial perspective, access to large funding pools and a commitment to delivering a market leading service they are an ideal funding partner. With funding facilities available up to £2.5m I am looking forward to supporting firms in the Northwest as they navigate the challenges that the next 12 months will bring”.
The company which specializes in the provision of fast, flexible, and easy invoice finance solutions to SMEs across a wide range of industries, including recruitment, manufacturing and distribution, also place an important focus on working with financial intermediaries who play a vital role in supporting and advising the regions firms. eCapital have earned a credible and growing reputation for delivering a fast, personal, and competitive solution.
As Joe continues: “There is no doubt that businesses are facing an uncertain time. The energy crisis is putting a huge strain on firms in the region coupled with the political uncertainty across the world which is dampening business confidence. I’m joining a team at eCapital who are committed to ensuring firms in the region have the funding available to give businesses the best chance of working through the next 12 months.”
eCapital are committed to delivering a locally based operations which understand local businesses and their markets. They offer a full range of invoice finance facilities to small and medium sized businesses delivering fast and flexible finance solutions to clients on their own terms so they can capitalise on opportunities as they arise. With strengthened support, robust funding lines and a marked investment in the business they are excited about what the next few years will bring as they continue to deliver on their plan to become the leading independent invoice finance provider of choice in the UK.
As Darren Cottenden, Director of eCapital concludes: “We are delighted that Joe has joined the team. Businesses in the region need to know that in the current economic and political climes they have unfailing support from their funders. eCapital are totally committed to doing what we can to support our clients as we navigate through the next 12 months and Joe will be instrumental in delivering that support. We are looking forward to continuing to make a difference to businesses in the region.”
For eCapital Commercial Finance enquiries, please contact:
Ian Ward on [email protected] / 07789 392 438 or
Diane Blinkhorn on [email protected] / 07753 671 302
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About eCapital Commercial Finance
eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital) is a leading invoice financier providing funding facilities up to £2.5m to support the growth of SMEs through the provision of flexible working capital facilities. The business has grown significantly since its launch in 2001, providing over £2 billion of funding to businesses. It is majority owned by eCapital, a US based financial services business with interests in the USA and Canada.