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Hire Purchase

Hire Purchase (HP) is a popular financing method that allows you to acquire an asset by making regular payments over a specified term. Once the final payment is made, ownership of the asset is transferred to you.

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Understanding Hire Purchase

Hire Purchase (HP) – Fixed rental agreement over a fixed period with an Option to Purchase (OTP) fee at the end of the agreement. Customer takes title of asset once last payment is made.

HP with balloon – Mirrors HP agreement, however before you pay the OPT fee there is a lump sum payment known as a balloon payment. The customer is responsible for this payment. Only available on certain assets.

Hire Purchase Information

Hire Purchase Regulation Features

Suitable Customers

It is important that you know if a product is suitable for you. All finance agreements are subject to underwriting, it is essential that you read and understand any finance agreement prior to signing.

Regulated requirements
  • UK Based customers
  • Sole Traders purchasing an asset under £25k
  • Partnerships (3 or less individuals) purchasing an asset under £25k
  • Membership clubs or Trusts purchasing an asset under £25k
  • Individual / Director purchasing a vehicle for personal or business use (including High net-worth individuals (HNWI*) purchasing a vehicle under £60,240)
  • *(High net worth individual – someone who earns more than £150k per annum or net assets exceeds £500k)
  • Over 18 years
  • Customers with the ability to repay the agreed rentals.
  • Customers who can make payments via direct debit
Unregulated requirements
  • UK Based customers
  • Sole Traders purchasing an asset over £25k
  • Partnerships (3- individuals) purchasing an asset over £25k
  • Partnerships (4 + individuals)
  • Limited companies. Limited Liability Companies PLCs
  • High Net Worth Individual – Asset over £60,240
  • Over 18 years
  • Customers with the ability to repay the agreed rentals.
  • Customers who can make payments via direct debit.

Product Purpose

It is important that you know the purpose of each of the products we offer. By understanding what there are designed for gives you a greater understanding of how they will work for you.

Regulated requirements

The purpose of these products is to provide finance for identifiable equipment, allowing customers to spread the cost of the asset purchase. Predominately supporting agricultural, golf, industrial, construction, haulage & logistics, professionals, IT and many more.

Re-finance helps to release capital to support businesses expansion or restructuring, MBO / MBI, acquisitions, consolidation of existing agreements to reduce monthly outgoings, provide capital injections to boost cash reserves.

Unregulated requirements

The purpose of these products is to provide finance for identifiable equipment. Predominately supporting agricultural, golf, industrial, construction, haulage & logistics, professionals, IT and many more.

Releasing capital to support businesses expansion or restructuring, MBO / MBI, acquisitions, consolidation of existing agreements to reduce monthly outgoings, provide capital injections to boost cash reserves.

Product Characteristics & Benefits

It is essential that you understand the characteristics and benefits of our products and how they work. They all have both legislative and regulatory differences as well as more practical considerations to consider.

Regulated requirements
  • Terms from 12 months – 72 months, some assets will allow up to 120 months. Heavy commercial or leisure assets may have different terms. 6 months for fertiliser.
  • Monthly, quarterly, half yearly & annual payment profiles allowed.
  • Offers all the benefits of ownership without the initial capital outlay.
  • You will get immediate and unlimited use of the asset.
  • Fixed rentals and flexible payment structures allow businesses to match income and expenditure cycles.
  • Prime location of the asset must be in the UK
  • Balloon payments can reduce the rental costs (Only available on certain assets)
  • Ability to finance the balloon payment at the end of the agreement.
  • If you are classed as a HNWI you may be asked to prove your HNWI status
  • *(High net worth individual – someone who earns more than £150k per annum or net assets exceeds £500k)
Unregulated requirements

Terms from 12 months – 72 months, some assets will allow up to 120 months. Heavy commercial or leisure assets may have different terms. 6 months for fertiliser.
Monthly, quarterly, half yearly & annual payment profiles allowed.Offers all the benefits of ownership without the initial capital outlay. You will get immediate and unlimited use of the asset. Fixed rentals and flexible payment structures allow businesses to match income and expenditure cycles. Prime location of the asset must be in the UK Balloon payments can reduce the rental costs (only valid on
specific assets)

Pricing & Fees

Products have different fees and pricing depending on type, term and regulatory governance it is essential you read and understand any product features relating to pricing and fees prior to signing.

Regulated requirements
  • Fixed pricing, interest bearing over a fixed period.
  • Variable deposits and balloons can vary the monthly repayments
  • in line with company income.
  • VAT is paid upfront in most instances; some banks allow VAT
  • deferrals for up to 3 months or spread the VAT over the term.
  • The agreement may be settled, partially or in full, at any time
  • throughout the term (sometime fees may apply).
  • Upfront processing fees may apply. Option to purchase fee may
  • apply.
  • Charges may apply if you miss any payments. See below.
  • Right to withdraw within 14 days applies
  • Voluntary Termination available
    If you select to have a balloon payment, you are responsible for
    this payment.
  • Lump sums throughout the life of the agreement may be able to
    be paid to some funders and rentals recalculated for the remaining term. It does not reduce the term, just the rental amounts.
    Commission is paid to the broker for this type of introduction, if
    you wish to know more email compliance@peregrinefinance.co.uk
  • Voluntary Termination available
  • If you select to have a balloon payment, you are responsible for
  • this payment.
  • Lump sums throughout the life of the agreement may be able to
  • be paid to some funders and rentals recalculated for the
  • remaining term. It does not reduce the term, just the rental
  • amounts.
  • Commission is paid to the broker for this type of introduction, if
  • you wish to know more email
Unregulated requirements
  • Fixed pricing, interest bearing over a fixed period. Variable deposits and balloons can vary the monthly repayments in line with company income.
  • VAT is paid upfront in most instances, there is the option however to defer the VAT for up to 3 months or spread the VAT over the term.
  • The agreement may be settled, partially or in full, at any timethroughout the term (sometime fees may apply).
  • Upfront processing fees may apply.
    Option to purchase fee may apply.
    Charges may apply if you miss any payments.
  • If you select to have a balloon payment, you are responsible for
    this payment.
  • Commission is paid to the broker for this type of introduction, if you wish to know more email compliance@peregrinefinance.co.uk

Risks & Considerations

Entering into any financial contract is to be done with due consideration to risk. It is essential you read and understand any financial product prior to signing. If you have any doubt in understanding the risks to you as a customer you must seek clarification from the finance provider.

Regulated requirements
  • Missed payments may impact the customers credit rating and
    result in the asset being repossessed.
  • Ownership of the assets remains with the funder until all payments have been made.
  • After the withdraw period, customers cannot cancel the agreement without settling off the outstanding payments, fees may apply.
  • Not suitable if you want to trade in your asset at the end of the
    term for a new asset (consider lease options)
  • Not suitable for retail consumers.
    Additional Security maybe requested by the finance company such
    as a personal or company guarantees.
  • Additional Security charges could apply:
  • Late payment fees
  • Direct debit represented fee
  • Settlement charges (standard or new business)
  • Termination fees
  • Novation charges
Unregulated requirements
  • Missed payments may impact the customers credit rating and result in the asset being repossessed.
  • Ownership of the assets remains with the funder until all payments have been made.
  • Not suitable if you want to trade in your asset at the end of the term for a new asset (consider lease options)
  • Not suitable for retail consumers.
  • Additional Security maybe requested by the finance company such as a personal or company guarantees.
  • Additional charges could apply (some are listed below)
  • Late payment fees
  • Direct debit represented fee
  • Settlement charges (standard or new business)
  • Termination fees
  • Novation charges

Vulnerability

We have a broad spectrum of customers from SME to PLC businesses, we treat everyone with due care any consideration and it is imperative that our customers understand what they are agreeing, we look to support any customer with additional requirements or needs.

Regulated requirements

Our customers come first. We want to ensure that you fully understand what you are agreeing to.
If you require additional support, you must make your broker aware so they can offer the most suitable support.

Unregulated requirements

Our customers come first. We want to ensure that you fully understand what you are agreeing to.
If you require additional support, you must make your broker aware so they can offer the most suitable support

Finance made easy

At Peregrine Finance, we prioritise your understanding and comfort. Before entering into any agreement, ensure you’re fully aware of all terms.

Engage with Peregrine Finance today for a customised Hire Purchase solution.

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