7 May 2022
Matic Group goes up a gear with Ledge as its corporate finance partner
Since 2002, the Matic Group has had an established presence in specialised transport and logistics, and yet it has also managed to retain values true to its family-owned principles. Owned by Danny and Katia Matic, the company started small with just one truck yet with their eyes firmly fixed on bigger ambitions, contracts with Cockburn Cement and Rio Tinto followed over the years, elevating the Matic Group to become the largest privately owned pneumatic bulk tanker business in Australia. Today, the business has over 200 trucks and 550-plus pieces of equipment operating across road and rail. Specialising specifically in tankers,...
2 April 2022
Ledge Finance & Iron Mine Contracting
15 February 2022
Ledge Finance & Pacific Steel Constructions
28 January 2022
WA economic outlook for 2022
The next 12 months will be a defining period for Western Australia, as the nation’s most isolated state faces significant challenges and looks forward to new opportunities. The last two years have been challenging across Australia, with COVID-19 wreaking havoc on business finances across the global economy. However, WA’s economic activity and geographical location have provided much-needed insulation, with economic foundations remaining strong as the state emerges into a brave new world. Let’s take a look at the economic outlook for WA in 2022 and answer some of the questions that will define the next 12 months and beyond....
30 November 2021
KEE Group’s involvement in WA infrastructure projects
Western Australia has seen a number of major infrastructure projects take shape over the last ten years and 2021 wasn’t any less disappointing. The extension of Tonkin Highway, the Forrestfield-Airport Link and Claremont Station upgrade are just a few of the local projects in Perth. There is a large pipeline of projects continuing into 2022 and beyond, as the State Budget predicts the WA economy will grow 3.5 percent. View The Pipeline of statewide projects across all regions in WA for full details on projects, their budget and expected tenders dates. The 2021-22 State Budget has delivered a $30.7 billion...
28 September 2021
Westcon “leveling” up
Ledge recently had the pleasure of sourcing finance for Westcon Contracting, a family owned and operated commercial concreting business based in Malaga, for a New Somero® Laser Screed® Machine. Screeding is a smoothing and levelling process involved in the delivery of concrete slabs in the construction industry. Delivered manually on smaller projects, Somero built its first commercial grade Laser Screed in 1986 to automate the process. With only two of its kind in Australia, the Somero model S-22EZ is the most technologically advanced Laser Screed® Machine available in the world. It’s equipped with 360° machine rotation, a 6 metre telescopic...
23 April 2021
SolvCar: Putting car hire in your hands
SolvCar – Putting Car Hire in Your Hands There is an abundance of ride sharing apps out there and rightly so – they make travel easy! But imagine if you could get from A to B in your very own rental car with a service that is just as easy to use. SolvCar have done exactly this! From the owners of Sunset Rent a Car, Matt and Kylee Best have created an easy to use car hire app where you can book, locate and unlock your car all from your phone. All you have to do is download the app...
8 April 2021
Ledge works with Iron Mine Contracting to bring its growth plan into action
Pictured: Clinton Keenan, CEO at Iron Mine Contracting, Isaac Hough, Finance Executive at Ledge Finance and Derek Williamson, COO at Iron Mine ContractingEstablished in 2015 as a diversified contractor to the Western Australian resources sector, Iron Mine Contracting (IMC) has been achieving major year-on-year growth since inception and has big plans to advance that growth trajectory further. Providing civil, mining, crushing and screening, and Indigenous partnership opportunities to top tier resource clients, IMC aims to solidify its position within the market with a newly developed five year growth plan, supported by Ledge Finance. IMC chief operating officer Derek Williamson said...
18 February 2021
Ledge Finance looks to the future with a relationship-first approach
Having been founded in 1979 as one of the original independent finance broking specialists in Western Australia, Ledge Finance has built its business on strong, long-term client relationships and will continue to do so as it looks to its next chapter of evolution. The company’s founder Phil Botsis passed Ledge’s ownership over to its executive team in late 2020, after forty-one years of growing the company from an equipment-only finance specialist to an all-encompassing debt solutions provider with clients stretching from the Pilbara to the South West and beyond. Chief operating officer Tony Del Popolo said after four decades of...