Personal, professional finance. Powering UK Businesses.

Unlock your potential with Portman. Fast, affordable finance solutions to help your business succeed.

Excellent 300+ reviews 4.6 stars 200+ reviews

Personal, professional finance. Powering UK Businesses.

Unlock your potential with Portman. Fast, affordable finance solutions to help your business succeed.

Excellent 300+ reviews 4.6 stars 200+ reviews
  • Nearly £1bn financed since 2007

  • Expert, personal service

  • Both a lender and broker

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Trusted by thousands of business owners across the UK


Fast approvals

We won’t keep you on tenterhooks, in some instances we have approvals confirmed in hours, not days.


We lend as well as broker

That means we enjoy unique flexibility in the way we can support your business.


Creative solutions

We’re not locked into one lender, which means we can build a tailored package from multiple sources, including ourselves.


First-class personal service

No complex call-centre or departments, one dedicated account manager will handle your application from start to finish, making personal service a priority.

Almost £1 Billion funded

Portman will find the best available deals and maximise your chance of approval. Having arranged nearly £1 Billion in funding, our experts will take the time to understand and enable your business.

Why Partner with Portman?

Unlock business potential and fund your future


Finance experts at your fingertips

As SME specialists, we know how close you are to your business, so we make personal service a priority. You’ll get a dedicated Account Manager to handle your application from start to finish.


Stay ahead of the game

Customers are increasingly demanding of the latest trends and technology. Business owners can’t afford to be superseded by the competition with better tech and capabilities. With our support, you can get ahead and stay there.


Finance your uniqueness

Our approach is flexible and creative. We work with all types of businesses so we don’t pigeonhole our customers into set products. You get a finance solution that’s built for your purposes, not ours.


Offer finance for your customers

Partner with us to offer a range of finance options to your customers, making it easier for them to buy your products and services – it’s a win-win.

What solutions do we offer?

Fast, flexible finance for all your business needs

Asset Finance ?
Lease Finance ?
Hire Purchase ?
Business Loans ?
Start-Up ?
Refinance ?
Recovery Loans ?

Asset Finance

Asset finance covers equipment leasing, hire purchase and equity release as 3 ways to obtain the items your business needs to grow. 

  • Grow when your business needs to
  • Flexible options to obtain the finance you need
  • Fixed, competitive rates for your business
  • Soft, hard and existing assets

Lease Finance

Through our panel of over 40 lenders we offer flexible payment terms, reducing large initial outlays and protecting cashflow. 

  • Buy what you need now
  • Competitive rates tailored to your business
  • Fixed repayments, flexible structure
  • Soft & hard assets

Hire Purchase

Finance with a guaranteed option of ownership, usually requires an initial deposit and paying the VAT upfront. 

  • Tailored deposit and repayment plan
  • Option to purchase
  • Claim capital allowances
  • Popular for commercial vehicles

Business Loans

Business loans are a cash injection. Often used to cover operational or premises costs, refurbishment, stock or boost cashflow. 

  • Competitive rates tailored to your business
  • Borrow between £10,000 and £1,000,000
  • An alternative to unarranged overdrafts and credit cards
  • Smooth cashflow fluctuations


Start-up finance can get your business off to a flying start. Help to buy the inventory, equipment, vehicle or fit-out you need to get going. 

  • Borrow between £10,000 and £500,000
  • An alternative to unarranged overdrafts and credit cards
  • No minimum trading time or turnover
  • Terms up to 5 years


Equity release finance allows you to refinance an asset already in the business putting working capital back into the operation 

  • Release equity from high value assets
  • Secure finance against recent purchases
  • Sell and lease back hard assets
  • Retain use of your asset

Recovery Loans

Government-backed scheme to help businesses recover from Covid restrictions. For UK-based businesses with 2yrs+ trading. 

  • Borrow £25,001 to £350k through Portman 
  • No personal guarantee up to £250k 
  • No early settlement fee 
  • Loan terms from 2 to 6 years 
Finance from £10k to £2m Increase cashflow Make new equipment more affordable Budget with certainty Grow your business Release equity
How does it work?

We make things easy

We know that finance can sometimes be confusing and stressful, but what we do is simple.


1. Get started in 1 minute.

Enquire without affecting your credit score.


2. Understanding your business.

A dedicated account manager will discuss your needs and collect documentation.


3. Our experts do the leg-work.

We find the right deals, complete applications on your behalf and get you a no obligation quote.


4. Your no-fuss finance is funded.

If accepted, your assets will be bought and delivered or the finance released to your account.

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Our Track Record

A professional, personal service every time

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Excellent service

Excellent communication and help throughout the process. Easy and prompt emails. Highly…

Daniel Cooper
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Knowledgeable Team

Portman and the entire team are great to work with, know their lenders and products incredibly…

Marney Howe
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Very smooth operation

I have now dealt few times with Portman Finance and it has always been very smooth and…

Anthony ienco
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Outstanding Service!!

We used Portman Finance to secure finance for a new restaurant we are opening. Jack Weston…

David B

Excellent / 300+ reviews


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Our experts will consider all businesses, all credit histories and all assets.
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