About us

Classic Funding Group is part of CML Group Limited, one of the leading ASX listed non-bank finance companies in Australia. We have over 25 years’ experience in providing asset and working capital finance solutions to our customers.

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A little about Classic Funding Group

Classic Funding Group is a lender, who is a great alternative to the banks and can help deliver the right financing solution for you, your business or your customers. 

We specialise in Equipment Finance and Invoice Discounting, providing a range of funding solutions to businesses across a wide variety of industries. Classic Funding Group has funded over $1,000,000,000 of assets.

Our focus is to provide a range of smart finance products that are flexible, simple and easy to use to ensure we retain a longstanding happy customer base.

  • Classic Funding Group are always extremely professional with all of the loans we have obtained from them. Our contact is there to help every step of the way, all emails are responded to promptly and efficiently. I would recommend CFG to anyone who is in need of funding. Paul Mead, Director, Posh Services
  • One of the frustrations we had, was that banks did not understand the growth rates we had as a fast growing IT business nor the leasing requirements we needed. Classic Funding Group were able to sit with us, come up with a plan and a model and allow us to grow by funding us with the right solution Jared Hirst, CEO, Servers Australia
  • No one knows the finance business better than CFG. Experienced and dynamic team; understands their clients business and their needs. Systems and processes can't be more easier to use for small and even large companies. Debtor funding, equipment finance and very soon trade finance. Whatever our finance needs be, CFG has the solution. Pravin Jotwani, Director, Silveron Pty Ltd

Our successful growth has been built upon

  • Innovative products

  • Flexible finance solutions designed around your needs

  • Fast credit decisions

  • Australian service with dedicated relationship managers

  • Secure funding

Meet the management team

  • Daniel Riley

    Chief Executive Officer

    Daniel is a passionate supporter of SMEs and understands that businesses need reliable and flexible funding solutions to support their growth. He has managed an accelerated growth program, including the acquisition of Classic Funding Group.

  • Mark Cleaver

    Managing DIrector

    A focused and driven entrepreneur possessing an inclusive style and an outstanding track record building businesses and leading transformational change based on a simple philosophy; engaged teams deliver outstanding service, which in turn creates delighted customers who advocate to others within their network.

  • Sandy Fitzgerald

    General Manager, Equipment Finance

    With 35 years' experience in Banking and Finance, it is my passion to share my knowledge and to help others build on their careers focusing on integrity, honesty and trust. I believe sustainable growth and profitability flows from happy customers, business partners and employees.

  • Steve Shin

    Chief FInancial Officer

    Steve joined CML Group as CFO in April 2015 with more than 15 years of experience as key executive in ASX listed companies and top-10 accountancy firm. Steve also has 9 years of experience in fin-tech and media companies.

  • Shannon Stelfox

    Chief Operating Officer

    Shannon has 25 years' factoring experience, most recently in a similar role for a large established industry competitor. With her previous experience across 6 factoring companies, Shannon brings a significant amount of knowledge in providing effective finance solutions to SME owners.

Our culture

Our company has been built upon an entrepreneurial spirit anchored in strong family values that continue to define our culture today. We have ambitious goals and a fantastically motivated team to continue to build our future success with you.

One of the keys to our success has been building a strong team of professionals who not only fit in with our culture, but thrive in an environment based on teamwork, and a commitment to meeting and exceeding expectations.

Our vibrant, diverse and inclusive workplace culture forms the basis of the happiness and wellbeing of our people at work, who show care and respect for each other in an environment based on teamwork and shared values.

We delight in celebrating wins with our team, recognising the achievement of individuals and rewarding the excellence of our top performers.

Find our offices

  • Address

    VIC, TAS & SA Office

    21/574 Plummer Street,
    Port Melbourne VIC 3207

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  • Address

    Brisbane Office

    PO Box 470
    Cannon Hill QLD 4170