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Financial Leasing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Financial Leasing Market Research Report | SIC K64.910 | Jun 2017

Well financed: Growth has been steady, despite being limited by recent economic uncertainty

IBISWorld’s Financial Leasing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Barclays plc Barclays plc market share
Lloyds Banking Group Lloyds Banking Group market share
Lombard North Central plc Lombard North Central plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The industry has grown strongly, though recent uncertainty has somewhat curtailed expansion
  • Many financial institutions offloaded their leasing businesses due to the implementation of Basel III
  • Operators have revised down their projected earnings due to a cooldown in automotive financing
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Financial Leasing industry provides businesses, government bodies and households with the ability to lease assets, such as vehicles and various other equipment. Industry revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 4.6% over the five years through 2017-18. Revenue expansion was sluggish in the base year of the period as relatively weak consumer and business confidence levels restricted demand for financial leasing. Strict lending criteria also made it harder to obtain a financial lease. Nevertheless, historically low interest rates made leases more cost effective, which supported demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The level of concentration in the Financial Leasing industry is moderate, since the four largest enterprises are estimated to account for 59.9% of the market in 2017-18. Most financial leases are written through banks. Most of Britain’s big banks provide asset finance and finance leases through their corporate and commercial banking divisions. IBISWorld estimates that there are 347 companies operating in the industry in 2017-18.

However, it is important to note that the market shares of industry operators are not estimated by dividing industry-related revenue by total industry revenue. This is due to a discrepancy in reporting firm and industry level data. Net.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Financial Leasing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Financial Leasing Industry are

  • Output is sold under contract - incorporate long-term sales contracts
  • Well developed internal processes
  • Financial position of the company (as against financial structure)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business capital expenditure and Business confidence index in the Financial Leasing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Financial Leasing Industry?

    This industry covers leasing activities where the term of the lease approximately covers the expected life of an asset, so the lessee acquires all the substantial benefits of its use while assuming all the risks associated with its ownership. Ownership of the asset may or may not eventually be transferred.

    Industry Products
    Vehicle leasingPlant and equipment leasingOther asset leasing
    Industry Activities
    Vehicle leasingPlant and equipment leasingOther asset leasing

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business capital expenditure
  • Business confidence index
  • Official bank rate
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Government capital expenditure
  • Current Performance
  • Slow start
  • A good asset
  • On the brakes
  • Regulatory pressures
  • Market structure and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue growth
  • Constrained demand
  • Regulatory challenges
  • Profit & enterprises
  • Table: Financial Leasing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Financial Leasing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Stone Quarrying
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • New Car & Light Motor Vehicle Dealers
  • Used Car & Light Motor Vehicle Dealers
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Banks
  • Financial and Insurance Activities
  • Products & Services
  • Vehicle leasing
  • Plant and equipment leasing
  • Other asset leasing
  • Chart: Financial Leasing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Government
  • Households
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Financial Leasing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Inventory depreciation
  • Interest expenses
  • Loan losses and provisions
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Financial Leasing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Financial Leasing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Lombard North Central plc
    Barclays plc
    Lloyds Banking Group plc
  • Table: Lombard North Central plc - financial performance
  • Table: Barclays plc - financial performance
  • Table: Lloyds Banking Group plc - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Financial Leasing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Financial Leasing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Finance Lease
  • An arrangement where a finance company purchases an asset on behalf of a lessee, who makes lease payments to the finance company and is given the option to purchase the asset when the lease ends.
  • It Equipment
  • Information and communication technologies refer to an array of equipment, including servers, laptops, PCs, telephone systems, data communications equipment and audiovisual equipment.
  • Operating Lease
  • A lease that is short in relation to the useful life of the asset being leased. The lessee does not have the option to purchase the asset when the lease ends.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Financial Leasing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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