About us

Classic Funding Group is an Australian owned financial services company with over 25 years’ experience in providing asset finance solutions to our customers. We are one of Australia’s leading non-bank finance companies.

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A little about Classic Funding Group

Classic Funding Group is an Australian owned financial services company with over 25 years’ experience in providing finance solutions.  We are one of Australia’s leading non-bank finance companies.

As a lender, we are a great alternative to the banks and can help deliver the right financing solution for you, your business or your customers. 

We provide a range of  funding solutions to businesses  across a wide variety of industries, vendors and clean energy providers.  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

  • Neil Sinden

    Executive Chairman

    Neil's experience in finance spans consumer lending, capital markets, investment banking and property investment management. Neil was the Managing Director of the Australian arm of GMAC-RFC, one of the largest mortgage lenders in the world. In 2009, Neil led a management buy-out of GMAC-RFC’s Australian business, which became GPAC Australia, the largest shareholder in Classic Funding Group.

  • Paul Rathbone

    Chief Executive Officer

    Paul worked for Anglo American and De Beers in Southern Africa before transitioning into asset finance in 1999. Paul’s experience includes commercial leasing, asset backed finance and working capital funding. Prior to joining GPAC in 2011 Paul was the Chief Risk and Operations manager for Alleasing where he managed a portfolio in excess of $1.1 billion dollars, Paul has been the CEO of CFG since March 2015.

  • Andrew Greenslade


    Andrew was previously the Capital Markets Director of GMAC-RFC Australia, where he was responsible for the mortgage funding platform and treasury function. He was part of the management buyout of that business to form GPAC Australia. Andrew has been a shareholder in Classic Funding Group since 2013.
    Prior to that Andrew was Head of Debt Markets at Perpetual Corporate Trust, responsible for $150 billion of securitisation and other structured finance transactions.

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

    Melbourne Office

    Level 1, 165 Cremorne Street
    Richmond VIC 3121

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  • Address

    Brisbane Office

    PO Box 470
    Cannon Hill QLD 4170