1pm Plc (LON:OPM) are the topic of conversation when Hardman and Co analyst Mark Thomas talks to DirectorsTalk. Mark explains why the SME market is attractive to 1pm, what the company is doing to grow faster in this attractive market, how we know that the company go the right price for recent acquisitions, how the company manages its losses and risk and what triggers we would need to see for a re-rating.
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1pm plc is a group of established independent finance companies focused on providing SMEs with accessible funding to add value to their businesses. All customers must have good credit histories and proven ability to repay their finance commitments. Mission Statement – ‘Helping the UK economy grow by supporting SMEs’