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Commercial & Asset Finance Brokers Association

The national peak professional body of the equipment finance industry.

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Representing you. CAFBA advocates for the equipment finance industry to federal and state governments and the regulators on issues that affect our industry
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CLIENT BACKGROUND A small metropolitan based engineering business which was established in 1975 by the Director and currently employs 14 staff. The Business Structure comprises one company, three trusts and a superannuation fund.  The family involvement comprises the two Directors (Mum and Dad) and an adult son as GM. BROKER RELATIONSHIP The customer has been a client of the Broking Firm since 1995 with fifty seven current and completed EF facilities through eleven lenders.  Prior to this the business was a client of the Directors of the Broking Firm (when they were employed elsewhere) for many years. TRANSACTION The customer wished to acquire a new additional CNC Lathe at a cost $480,000 to expand his business.  The machine was to be supplied via a local long established manufacturer’s agent. The manufacturer of the equipment was based in South Korea. The client required assistance with the importing of the equipment and long term EF funding once it arrived. The customer called for quotes from their bank (a big 4 Bank) and from us as their Broker.  Their Bank suggested they could offer the facility required. It should be noted some of the loan structures suggested by the bank we felt were not in the benefit of the customer and as such did not quote for those structures. The initial outcome being that the Bank was asked to look at the facility.   After several weeks of going backwards and forwards the bank could not provide the facility in a reasonable fashion.  This was based around two issues – firstly they could not provide assistance with the importing of the equipment and... read more

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