After nearly 9 years of very successful trading as an independent asset finance broker Premier Asset Finance Ltd, a multi-award winning brokerage delivering over a £100m of new business annually was bought by the Paragon Group of Companies PLC on Sept 30 2016. Chief Executive of Paragon Nigel Terrington said ‘I am delighted to welcome the Premier team to the group’s banking division. This latest acquisition reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering a more material presence in the UK asset finance market in line with the group’s diversification strategy’