Appointment reflects the firms’ commitment to making funding accessible
16 January 2023: eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital), a leading invoice financier, have announced the appointment of David Cousins to the role of Regional Sales Manager. Based in London, David, will be responsible for working with businesses and their financial advisors across the London and Southeast region to ensure that they have access to vital funding solutions to give their businesses a head start in 2023.
David joins the team following a period of continued growth for eCapital as firms seek out financial solutions to help them tackle the ongoing challenging environment. The business has recently celebrated hitting a funding milestone with £160m of funding support delivered to UK SMEs. eCapital, having remained committed to delivering funding solutions to businesses throughout what has been a challenging few years, has seen a 26% uplift in the amount of finance provided to UK SMEs in the last year alone.
David brings 10 years of financial sector experience to eCapital most recently having spent time in a new business role at Shawbrook Bank where he structured and delivered CAPEX funding solutions to clients to support their growth ambitions. Prior to that he held previous roles at Shawbrook Bank within ABL client portfolio management and new business and a spell previous to that at RBS Invoice Finance ,where he undertook various roles spanning relationship management, including support, portfolio management and high risk relationship management strategy. Delivering excellence in client service is important to David as he focuses on a high level of responsiveness whilst building strong and productive relationships.
As David commented on his appointment: “I am really excited to be joining eCapital. They have impressed me with their drive and determination to achieve an ambitious plan which is reflected in the amount of funding they provide to their growing client base. With industry funding levels back to pre-pandemic levels, invoice finance is once again seeing the number of firms using this popular form of finance increase supporting a rise in total client turnover of 11% to £75 billion. I’m looking forward to working with businesses who want to access funding to make their business plans come to life”.
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 David continues: “Responsiveness and commerciality are important to me, and I am encouraged by eCapitals accessibility and real commercial perspective to doing deals. With 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 region as they navigate the challenges that the next 12 months will bring”.
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 Mark Finn, Regional Managing Director of eCapital concludes: “We are delighted that David has joined the team. As businesses kick off 2023, they are facing an uncertain time. The cost of energy is putting a huge strain on firms in the region coupled with the political and economic uncertainty across the world which is dampening business confidence. Ensuring they have access to flexible funding solutions is vital and we have committed our unfailing support to business and David will play an important role in ensuring we are more accessible to clients”.
For eCapital Commercial Finance enquiries, please contact:
Ian Ward on [email protected] / 07789 392 438 or
Diane Blinkhorn on [email protected] / 07753 671 302
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.
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