The assets used by bus and coach operators are very expensive pieces of kit, and it’s financial suppor t from firms like Asset Alliance Group allows operators to continue to invest. STEVE BANNER finds out more
Asset Alliance Group’s bus and coach division has reached a major milestone in its history after exceeding £500m in funding vehicles for the sector. The company has financed more than 2,500 buses and coaches since it acquired Forest Asset Finance – well-known for its expertise in this area – back in 2016.
Spearheaded by founding directors Michael Bycroft and Darren Fitzpatrick, the division has grown rapidly over the past seven years, becoming a major funder for operators across the UK and financing fleet upgrades for many of the leading national and regional bus fleets throughout the country.