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Information and advice for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), including Dealers who are SME customers in Ireland

Finance in Ireland

Finance in Ireland

Close Brothers use First Auto Finance Ireland Ltd as our exclusive agent for motor finance in the Republic of Ireland. If you can’t find the information you need on this page, please contact First Auto Finance with your specific enquiry.

First Auto Finance Ireland Ltd,
85 Pembroke Road,
Ballsbridge,
Dublin 4,
DO4 YN53,
Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 647 0240
Email: info@firstautofinance.ie

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Applications for Credit from Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)

Applications for Credit from Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)

If you are considering applying for credit with us, there is some information that you should know in advance.

  1. Once you apply for credit we will normally give you our decision on your application on the same day, however, this can take up to 5 calendar days.
  2. As part of your application we will require information about your business, this may include: business type, legal name, trading as, address, number of employees, company registration number, number of years trading, bank details and financial statements.
  3. In some cases a Business Plan may also be requested to support your application, this plan should include details of your business, the management structure, the market you trade in, future plans for the business and your historic and forecast financial information. We will inform you if this is the case.
  4. If we refuse your application it will not have a negative impact on your credit rating.
  5. We may require security beyond the asset being financed, such as indemnities, guarantees or charges over assets of the applicant, we will inform you if this is the case.
  6. As a SME you are entitled to request a meeting with us to discuss your proposed application for credit.

Information and advice for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), including Dealers who are SME customers in Ireland

We understand that from time to time some of our customers may face financial difficulties which could affect their ability to re-pay their credit agreement. We have procedures in place for dealing with customers in financial difficulties. The objective of the procedures is to assist customers to resolve their financial difficulties. We have prepared a standard information booklet for customers which provides more detail and guidance on the procedures. You can download a copy of the booklet by clicking here.

We recommend that you read all the information contained in this booklet and contact us as soon as possible if you are, or feel you may shortly be, facing financial difficulties. We have a designated team for dealing with customers in financial difficulties.

Contact the team on:

Telephone: +353 (0) 1 647 0240
Email: info@firstautofinance.ie

First Auto Finance Ireland Ltd,
85 Pembroke Road,
Ballsbridge,
Dublin 4,
DO4 YN53

It’s important that you contact us if your financial circumstances change. The sooner we are informed, the quicker we can begin to help.