Paul Edmeades becomes asset-based lending director for the Midlands at IGF


IGF has announced the appointment of Paul Edmeades as asset-based lending director for the Midlands.

After developing and leading the underwriting team for IGF, Paul’s new role will see him spearheading the company’s growth aspirations across both the west and east Midlands.

With more than 20 years’ experience in the ABL industry, in both risk and commercial roles, Paul has previously held senior positions at NMB Heller, GE Commercial Finance and Shawbrook Business Credit.

John Onslow, CEO of the IGF Group, said: “Paul did a great job building and leading the underwriting team. We now want to use his expertise to drive our ABL growth in the Midlands.

“His appointment follows other recent high-profile announcements in our business, demonstrating our high-growth ambitions.”

Paul added: “This is a really great opportunity for IGF to bring its speed, commitment, creativity and expertise to a market which historically has seen ABL structures support a number of high-profile transactions and refinancing opportunities.

“I’ve seen the growth in the Midlands over the last 13 years, and I’m excited to play a part in helping IGF expand its presence in the region.”