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Factoring in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

Factoring in the UK

Firms in this industry specialise in short-term debt financing and invoice discounting. Factoring involves a company selling its accounts receivables or invoices to a third party as a means of accessing cash to finance further business activity without having to wait for their debtors to pay them. Operators generate revenue through factor fees, or the difference between the price paid for the invoice and money received from debtors.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Business confidence index
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Business Locations 2017-18
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc - industry-related performance
    • Table The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (Commercial and Private Banking Division) - financial performance
    • Table Bibby Financial Services Ltd - industry-related performance*
    • Table Bibby Financial Services Ltd - financial performance
    • Table HSBC Invoice Finance (UK) Ltd - financial performance
    • Table Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance Ltd - industry-related performance*
    • Table Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance Ltd - financial performance
    • Table ABN AMRO Commercial Finance plc - industry-related performance*
    • Table IBM United Kingdom Financial Services Ltd - industry-related performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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