Motor Finance is the only source of news, information and data entirely dedicated to the UK car finance industry. Designed as a tool for dealers, lenders, brokers, lawyers and other F&I personnel, Motor Finance provides in-depth analysis of data, exclusive news, expert opinion and senior-level interviews from an independent and objective editorial viewpoint. Motor Finance covers all major events and factors affecting the provision of finance in the UK car industry, and includes a rolling databank of car finance statistics: sales, finance penetration, auction values, PCP residual value settings, personal loan rates, economic indicators and fraud and recovery rates. Motor Finance is able to supply micro- and macro-economic indicators for the market in interactive tables.

Motor Finance is owned by Verdict, an innovative, fast-growing economic and business research firm that provides critical intelligence on emerging economies and key global industries. Verdict employs hundreds of researchers, analysts and journalists in office all around the world including: London, San Francisco, Hyderabad, Sydney and Singapore.

The Motor Finance editorial board consists of eight experts from the motor finance industry. The board provides feedback on the state of the industry and helps set the tone of the publication, ensuring that we always cover the most important issues.

Editorial Board

Jonathan Minter


Jonathan Minter graduated The University of Nottingham with a BA in History with Contemporary Chinese Studies and an MA in History. He joined Verdict as an intern at the end of 2012, and was recruited as a reporter in 2013. Following a promotion to senior reporter, Jonathan was made deputy editor of Motor Finance in 2014.

Chris Sutton

Managing director

Black Horse Motor Finance

Melanie Chell



Ed Paulat

Managing director


Peter Minter

Managing director


Tarun Mistry


Grant Thornton

Adrian Dally

Head of Motor Finance


Ian Dewsnap

UK director of operations

Benchmark Consulting