About us

Our experienced team provide structured property finance options in London and the Home Counties. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and our fast, personal and flexible service.

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The decision makers

Lawrence Brown

Managing Director

Lawrence has been a Director of CA since 1991 and is at the helm of our business as MD. Hands on, experienced and a well-connected lender, Lawrence acts as a point of contact for his established client base and as a sounding board for new proposals to the bank.

Daniel Hertz

Director

Daniel has worked in the property finance industry throughout his career. He joined CA 17 years ago and manages a large book of long-term clients as well as providing support and management to the lending team. Daniel is a firm advocate of the CA ethos which is to deliver a professional and personal service to our customers with a view to forging long-term relationships.

Nic Potter

Assistant Director

An experienced property lender, Nic has been with Commercial Acceptances since 2008. Charged with the origination and subsequent management of lending facilities to property professionals within London and the Home Counties, Nic is the point of contact for new introductions from intermediaries and brokers.

Simon Chapman

Senior Lending Manager

Simon joined CA in 2010, with over ten years’ property finance experience under his belt. As Senior Lending Manager, Simon provides clients with short-term loans suited to their individual project needs.

History

Founded in 1982, Commercial Acceptances specialises in fast short-term finance.

Around 70% of our business comes from repeat borrowers who appreciate our fast, professional and friendly service. They like the fact that they deal with someone senior who understands their needs and the challenges they face, and who can make a decision quickly – Commercial Acceptances has even completed loans within 24 hours of receiving an initial enquiry.

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With over 25 years’ experience we have a proven, and consistent track record of helping our clients. Fast.

Close Brothers Group

Close Brothers is a leading merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. Principally based in the UK, Close Brothers is listed on the London Stock Exchange FTSE 250.

In 2008, Commercial Acceptances was acquired by Close Brothers Group plc, strengthening our offer with the support of the UK’s largest independent fully quoted merchant bank.