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Secure Trust Bank (STB)

Introducing Secure Trust Bank (STB) - December 2022

14 December 2022

Secure Trust Bank CEO, David McCreadie gives an overview of this specialist lending business, which is also a regulated bank. David joined STB about three years ago, initially as a Non-Exec director, he took over as CEO two years ago and gives an update on what they’ve been doing, the strategy going forward and the impact of the current economic climate.

00:21 – STB overview
01:31  – Business units, who they lend to, risks and increasing interest rates:
01:39 – Retail Finance (33%);
03:19 –  Vehicle Finance (12%);
05:58 – Business: Property Finance (42%)
07:36  – Business: Commercial Finance/ factor invoicing
10:07  – Growth strategy: new management, saving costs; digitisation & automation
13:46  – Financial targets
17:59 – Summary

Secure Trust Bank PLC is a United Kingdom-based retail bank. The Company’s diversified lending portfolio focuses on two sectors: Business Finance through its Real Estate Finance and Commercial Finance divisions, and Consumer Finance through its Vehicle Finance and Retail Finance divisions. The Real Estate Finance division supports small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) in providing finance principally for residential development and residential investment. The Commercial Finance division provides provision of invoice discounting and factoring to SME businesses. The Vehicle Finance division provides finance through motor dealerships, brokers, and Internet introducers and involves fixed rate, fixed term hire purchase, and personal contract purchase arrangements on used cars. The Retail Finance division includes lending products to in-store and online retailers to enable consumer purchases.

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