Anthony Carty has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry.
He is a Board Director of Clifton Asset Management Plc, the innovators behind the Alternative Business Funding (ABF) collaboration (www.alternativebusinessfunding.co.uk), which unites the country''s top funding providers and offers a free and easy way for SMEs to find non-bank finance for their business.
ABF focuses on making it simple for business owners to find the right funder with a few simple questions and no personal contact information required to use the online service.
The Clifton Group of companies also includes finance provider Pension-led funding (www.pensionledfunding.com), SIPP provider Morgan Lloyd (www.morgan-lloyd.co.uk) and Wealth Management and Employee Benefits business, Clifton Wealth Ltd (www.clifton-wealth.com).
Outside of work, Anthony enjoys spending time with his young family, keeping fit (keen but rubbish runner!!) and following the highs & lows of Bath Rugby Club & QPR (mostly lows for the latter!).
Rise of alternative finance and the role of comparison websites
The changing face of funding business growth has been driven by a sector dedicated to delivering non-bank alternatives to SMEs looking for finance. This has given rise to a community of differentiated platforms with one goal, providing the right type finance for the business owner. Where are we now and what is the future of alternative finance?