About us

Dealer Net Finance is an independent asset finance brokerage with offices based in the North East of England, launched in 2006 by managing director Howard Musgrave who has over 30 years’ experience in the asset finance industry.

Based in Peterlee, County Durham, Dealer Net Finance offer a professional, bespoke and confidential service for clients and businesses. Our personal hands-on approach allows us to tailor a financial package that will suit your business needs. Drawing from our wide portfolio of major funders, we can obtain the best financial solutions available in the marketplace.

Howard Musgrave - Managing Director

Howard Musgrave - Managing Director

Brought up in the agricultural sector raised on the family farm, Howard has gone on to work in numerous roles within the finance sector across his 30-year career.

Howard started in finance working for the Bank of Scotland Group then on to Yorkshire Bank Finance dealing in the corporate finance sector.

Howard then made the move into the agricultural and grounds care finance sector with F.A.F. (Farming & Agricultural Finance Ltd) before taking up the role of area manager for John Deere Credit, covering the North East, Northumberland & the Scottish Borders.

After 10 years in the role with John Deere, Howard was invited to take up the role of managing director with a main John Deere dealer in the North East of England.

In 2006 Howard took the decision to set up his own business and Dealer Net Finance Ltd was formed to provide all aspects of finance to the Agricultural, Grounds care, Arboriculture & Commercial markets.

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Kavan Young - Sales & Marketing Administrator

Kavan Young - Sales & Marketing Administrator

After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Sunderland in 2012, Kavan honed his PR & marketing skills at a land-based and agricultural college based in Durham.

After spending six years in the role, Kavan made the switch into the finance sector, learning a host of new skills whilst transferring his sales and marketing knowledge to help Dealer Net Finance grow to the next level.

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Dawn Musgrave - Office Manager

Dawn Musgrave - Office Manager

Dawn’s drive, passion, and continued commitment have been a key factor to Dealer Net Finance's growth over the last 12 years.

After running her own successful retail business for 17 years, Dawn took the decision to join her husband Howard at Dealer Net Finance soon after its creation in 2006. Through this experience of managing her own business she has been able to pass on vital knowledge and expertise to help Dealer Net Finance grow into the business it is today.