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Allica Bank closes £1.9 million deal with Glazing Vision

Allica Bank closes £1.9 million deal with Glazing Vision

The deal was completed in just six weeks, from initial enquiry through to drawdown, against the backdrop of the global pandemic and when many traditional finance providers had let Glazing Vision down.

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Allica Bank breaks through £100m in committed loan offers since June

Allica Bank breaks through £100m in committed loan offers since June

Latest research shows worrying funding gap emerging for established SMEs as mainstream banks’ appetite for SME lending declines.

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Allica Bank announces the hiring of three fintech heavyweights

Allica Bank announces the hiring of three fintech heavyweights

Allica Bank, the business bank dedicated to empowering small and medium-sized businesses to succeed, has continued its recent growth with a trio of senior fintech hires, strengthening its commitment to deliver expert banking for business Britain.

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Meet Kate Valdar – General Counsel at Allica Bank

Meet Kate Valdar – General Counsel at Allica Bank

Get to know Allica Bank's resident classical cellist, Kate Valdar. When she’s not shredding a bit of Mozart, she is also our General Counsel and Company Secretary.

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Allica Bank secures £26m investment and launches £100m fundraise

Allica Bank secures £26m investment and launches £100m fundraise

The time is now for Allica to scale up its operations to meet this business funding gap, bringing a blend of human relationships, deep lending expertise, and digital disruption. Together with potential acquisition opportunities of non bank lenders impacted by the pandemic, we intend to create the leading SME challenger bank for the decade ahead.

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A message from our new CEO: Richard Davies

A message from our new CEO: Richard Davies

As a new bank, we are in a fortunate position that we don’t have legacy backbook of loans to service. Instead, we can focus on serving new customers in the here and now. Whether that’s through our existing commercial mortgages and business savings accounts, or our soon-to-launch asset finance offering.  

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SME Guide to Success: Six key factors to consider post-lockdown

SME Guide to Success: Six key factors to consider post-lockdown

Clearly Covid-19 has presented the biggest challenge to the UK economy in the post-war era. While the immediate effects have been profound, the future impact on small and medium sized businesses is likely to be long-lasting and highly uncertain. 

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Allica Bank appoints Richard Davies as CEO

Allica Bank appoints Richard Davies as CEO

Allica Bank – the recently launched business bank that seeks to empower small and medium sized businesses – has today announced the appointment of Richard Davies as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Allica Bank's new Business Current Account and Business Savings Notice Accounts could provide the flexibility SMEs need

Allica Bank's new Business Current Account and Business Savings Notice Accounts could provide the flexibility SMEs need

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to be a source of great financial anxiety for small and medium-sized business owners.

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