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This page is for intermediaries. If you are a customer, please visit our SME page.

Introducing our new broker portal​

Developed in response to your feedback about the need for speed, simplicity and accuracy of lending applications, you can now apply online in minutes.

Find out more

Supporting our broker community

  • Competitive pricing and commissions
  • Experienced, dedicated sales contacts
  • Knowledgeable in-house Asset Management team

Building trusted partnerships

We pride ourselves on building longstanding relationships with our broker and intermediary partners, taking the time to get to know you and your clients and working together to find the right deal, at the right price, on the right terms.

Providing industry knowledge and expertise

As a specialist lender, we can provide innovative and flexible asset finance solutions. We have experts across several sectors, so whatever your customers’ requirements, we can help them move forward.

How can we help you today?


What do I need to include in my proposal?

The information we require will be dependent on your customer’s circumstances and funding requirements.​​

Please contact your Business Development Associate on 01489 775 699 to discuss your proposal​


Where can I find an update on the status of my application?

Simply login to our broker portal to see the status of all your Paragon applications and keep track of them in real-time.​

Alternatively, please contact your Business Development Associate on 01489 775 699 with queries relating to an application in progress.


How do I get a settlement figure for my customer?

For enquires relating to an existing agreement including settlement figures, please contact our Customer Services Team

01489 775 678
[email protected]

New to Paragon?

Register with us today and join our panel of broker partners.

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Already appointed?

Simply log in to submit your new business proposal.

If you want to discuss your proposal, please contact our Internal Sales Team on 01489 775 699 or email [email protected]

Why work with us?​

When you join our broker network, you and your clients will gain access to a range of benefits including:

  • Dedicated sales contact to support your business and develop our relationship​
  • Competitive pricing and commissions to give you and your customers the best deal possible
  • Experienced and knowledgeable BDMs and in-house Asset Management team​
  • Bespoke payments profiles such as seasonal payment plans and VAT deferral​
  • A wide range of funding solutions including refinance​
  • Access to asset finance funding up to £2m under the Recovery Loan Scheme​
  • Finance for mergers and acquisitions, including management buy outs (MBOs) and management buy ins (MBIs)​
  • Ability to execute structured ABL transactions with our invoice finance team​
Working in partnership with you, asset finance team

Working in partnership with you​

Building trusting relationships with our broker partners over the long term is a key focus for our Business Development Managers. Providing you with a dedicated contact, you'll work with the same person each time you need our support.

Because to us, it's personal.​

How we've helped others

Hard Asset Funding

Hard asset funding

We helped add 15 trailers to a repeat customer’s fleet. Our prior relationship, and competitive rate, secured the deal for our broker.

Funding: £214,500
Term: 7 years
Product: Hire Purchase



We provided a bakery line with essential re-finance, to help fund new product R&D and assist with its future growth plans.

Funding: £672,000
Term: 5 years
Product: Sale & Hire Purchase Back

Residual Value Funding

Residual value funding

We assisted a business to modernise its commercial vehicle fleet. By using a residual based product, they kept rentals affordable to maximise value and preserve cashflow.

Funding: £159,000
Term: 6 years
Product: Operating Lease

The relationship I have means that we can​ discuss a deal and work as a team to gain quick acceptances

Chris Leverett - Driven Asset Finance​

competitive rates, an underwriting team with a logical approach and BDMs who are always there to help get a deal across the line

Jack Doran - Crown Business Finance Ltd​

I like working with Paragon because of their understanding of the asset finance market, speed of underwriting and how easy it is to do a deal from proposal to pay out

PB Asset Finance

Financing assets across multiple sectors

Our expert asset finance teams have deep and specialist knowledge, not only in finance but also in the asset categories within which they operate.

It’s the experience and learning embedded within our teams that’s at the heart of our unique approach.



Discover our specialist construction finance packages for yellow plant equipment, cranes and access platforms


Transport & logistics

Find funding solutions for your clients' transport and logistics asset needs, including HGVs, trailers and RCVs.



Our expert team offer flexible finance solutions for new and used agricultural machinery, farming equipment and vehicles



Whether it's a corporate jet, helicopter or light aircraft for business or personal use, our specialist aviation finance team have the knowledge and experience to help



Providing a range of specialist manufacturing finance options, our expert team can help your clients fund the machinery and equipment they need


Professional broadcast

If your clients need an asset finance solution for the professional broadcast sector then our specialist team can offer a range of options

Latest SME lending news

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Wednesday, 03/01/2024

Paragon Bank’s SME Lending Division has unveiled a new structure for its Sales function, bolstering both the Broker and Vendor teams, while retaining a clear focus on its specialist markets.

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Friday, 24/11/2023

Over a third of SMEs have operated a machinery asset for longer than planned due to supply chain issues impacting the availability of new variants, Paragon Bank research has revealed.

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Monday, 23/10/2023

Denbighshire-based grounds management experts 360 Ground Care has boosted its operations, thanks to new assets secured through Paragon Bank funding. 

Paragon Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England number 05390593. Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QJ. Paragon Bank PLC is registered on the Financial Services Register under the firm reference number 604551