Happy New Year – An update from Duncan Payne

My first 6 months with Adamantean have been the most exhilarating of my career. Being your own boss is a big leap, and I’ve loved almost every minute of it. The thrill of the deal has never felt so good when you’re doing it for yourself, and the relationships I’ve built up with customers, resellers and manufacturers over the years have really helped me out. Thank you…you know who you are.

I’ve had a real cross section of customers, which always keeps things fresh. Two cameramen forming a new Company to buy their first ever piece of kit was a fun deal. And we signed the paperwork in a Shoreditch coffee house where my shaven chin stuck out like…well, a shaven chin.

Finding a new client close to your front door is always handy, and helping mine buy £250K of LED screens was made even more challenging as the Chinese manufacturer wanted payment before the kit left China. But we made it happen. Add in a £150K deal for a London TV studio, and a couple of RED cameras for an old friend running a camera hire company among a good number of other deals and I think we go in to 2018 in pretty good shape.

You’ll see lots more of us in 2018 I’m sure as we grow our business. We’re working hard for our clients, and who needs a social life anyway when you have your own business. Weekends are for wimps.

So when you’re looking for finance options for your next purchase, and fancy trying a different flavour, give me a call. If it’s a weekend, I’m pretty sure I’ll still pick up.

Duncan Payne