Independent Growth Finance (IGF), a leading independent commercial finance provider, has promoted Mike Fletcher as head of client portfolio.

Mike has been with IGF for three years and moved across the sales team during a successful period as ABL director in London. Mike’s experience of working within ABL portfolio management, includes positions held at Centric, Shawbrook Bank and IGF.

In his new role, Mike will be responsible for the national team of client managers. He will be helping clients and the wider IGF business deliver their ambitious growth targets in the coming months and years

Mike Fletcher said: “After being with IGF for three years, I’ve seen first hand how our team nurtures strong relationships with businesses. It can be complex at times, but our job is to take the stress off businesses and allow them to reach their goals and asipirations. It’s vital for us to be supporting SMEs as they navigate the funding landscape during this crisis and beyond.”

In early May 2020, IGF was approved as an accredited lender under the British Business Bank’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). This enabled IGF to offer loans – supported by the government’s 80% guarantee – to its existing and prospective customers.

IGF has been supporting UK businesses since 1997, providing ABL expertise and bespoke finance solutions. The company works with businesses with a turnover of £1m to £100m with finance provided predominantly on a secured basis against receivables, inventory, plant & machinery and property. IGF also offer Cashflow loans.

Business Money