Smaller loans bolstering lending business as Foresight signs

By Mike Turner
05 Aug 2019

The UK’s Foresight Solar Fund has signed a £245m bank financing package, as lenders to smaller companies say that they might hit record lending levels this year despite sharply pared down volumes elsewhere.

Loan volumes have been way down this year in Europe, with investment grade borrowers signing just $367bn-equivalent of loans year to date, compared to $539bn in the same period last year, according to Dealogic. 

However, some niches are thriving, according to loans bankers. One of these is lending to ...

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