About Us

National Financial Group

A leading Australian Business Finance Broker 

& Plant and Equipment Finance Specialist

Who Are We

An experienced and ethical business finance broker. We specialise in assisting new, high growth, and established small and medium sized businesses.

To be recognised by our customers and business partners as a valued and trusted finance partner.

What We Do

We are passionate about customer service and helping customers get the finance they need to get their business moving. 

Our history

We have been arranging finance for Australian businesses for over 20 years. 

Prior to establishing National Financial Group, a Licenced Finance Broker and Plant and Equipment Finance Specialist, we gained valuable experience working for another finance broking firm, as well as with various finance companies and banks, including; AGC Finance, part of Westpac Bank; GE Commercial Finance, part of GE Capital; and Macquarie Corporate & Asset Finance, part of Macquarie Bank. 

  National Financial Group is a full corporate member of the Commercial Asset Finance Brokers Association (or “CAFBA”) which is the peak industry body representing business finance brokers in Australia. 

National Financial Group is a member of the Credit and Investments Ombudsman Service (“CIO”) an external dispute resolution and arbitration service.

National Asset Finance Pty Ltd trading as National Financial Group (ABN 36 169 280 602) is licenced by ASIC and holds Australian Credit Licence Number 459022.

 National Financial Group has over 40 banks, independent and international finance companies, fintech and peer to peer lenders, as well as private financiers on it’s lending panel.

Our Process

Simple & Fast – Business, Plant and Equipment Finance


With a few clicks, you’ll have all the funds or funding you need:


1.          When you are ready to apply, go to our online application page, or click here.


2.          Receive a credit decision within hours.


3.          Suppliers tax invoice required for documentation (equipment, cars and insurance premium funding).


4.          We forward your finance agreement.


5.          Funds and funding can be available within 24 hours.


6.          We pay the supplier (for equipment & car finance) or put the funds into your account (for business loans).


Enjoy quick access to the funds for any business purpose. 


It’s that easy! Apply now, get Approved today, receive the Finance you need tomorrow.



Get the funds, or business assets you need from the supplier(s) of your choice. 

We have a car buying service if you need help negotiating a fleet discount on a new car, or a fleet of cars. 

We also have dealt with many excellent suppliers of equipment who we can introduce to you. 




Ways you can contact us:

1 – Complete our full business finance application form

2 – Complete our pre-approval short-form application

3 – Complete our enquiry form

4 – Complete our car buying form to access a fleet discount

5 – Send us an email to info@nfg.com.au

6 – Give us a call on 1300 737 600


Why choose us as your business
finance broker?

We specialise in offering independent advice to our customers whatever their finance requirements.

Our knowledge of the finance industry makes the process of sourcing and securing flexible and cost-effective financing solutions easy; saving time, money and effort. 

We are experienced with over 20 years spent working as a business finance broker and across the Australian finance industry, we are accessible and easy to work with.

We do all the hard work, including preparing your application, narrowing the field of suitable financiers and can work-shop your application with lenders prior to application. 

Once your application is with one of our lenders we utilise our knowledge of you and your business to advocate effectively for you.

We only get paid by lenders where we settle a loan or lease so we are very motivated to help you succeed in your application.  Because of our experience, knowledge and processes our applications have a very high chance of approval.

If it can’t be done, due to the amount you are seeking we will let you know what is possible.

We care about our customers and we are here to help you move your business ahead and achieve your goals.

Our vast lending panel means that we can provide a solution for everyone.

In addition to matching you to an appropriate financier and product, this means growing businesses can access many times more capital, while often using less security than the bank would require.

We can provide quick and competitive responses when time is a factor.

We are licensed by ASIC and hold Australian Credit Licence (ACL) Number 459022.


We are a member of both the Commercial & Asset Finance Brokers Association of Australia (CAFBA) which is the peak industry body for asset finance brokers in Australia, and the Credit and Investments Ombudsman Service (CIO), as such we are bound to uphold the highest level of professional standards when providing financial solutions to our customers.

Members must meet strict experience, education, ongoing training and insurance requirements in order to be a member and then to renew their membership each year.

Finance Contracts
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Happy Clients
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$ M+
Finance Settled
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Years Finance Experience
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Talk to us about your finance needs

We enjoy talking to customers about finance, give us a call or send us your details and we'll call you.

Our team

Experienced and passionate about business finance

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Carl Dessau

Founder & Managing Director

Carl is a Business Finance Broker with 20 years experience in business finance, plant and equipment finance, vehicle finance, personal finance and mortgage lending. 

Carl specialises in helping start-up businesses and rapidly growing small and medium sized businesses to access the capital required to grow.  

Customers range from single person start-ups, to established medium sized family businesses, through to large ASX-listed companies.

Prior to working as a business finance broker Carl worked with Macquarie Bank, GE Commercial Finance and Westpac Group. 

Carl has qualifications in Finance and Mortgage Broking, Real Estate and Business Management, he is a member of CAFBA and Responsible Manager for Australian Credit Licence # 45022.

Alison Fairbairn

public relations manager

Legally trained with over 20 years experience in relationship management, operational excellence, public relations, marketing, social media and sponsorship management.

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