Category: Bridging

Peer-to-peer lender Assetz Capital has agreed a deal with Connect for Intermediaries to be the first network that it distributes its products.

Specialist property lender Octopus Property has appointed three business development managers, Samantha Graydon for the Home Counties, Michelle Walsh in the West of England and Chris Timms in the Midlands.

Mortgage Business Expo (MBE) at the Barbican on 10 October will include a specialist lending panel debate hosted by the Financial Intermediary and Broker Association (FIBA) and the L&G Mortgage Club will host a workshop on later life lending.

Kuflink has appointed Ed Hounsell as chief marketing officer to focus on engaging and communicating with customers and rolling out ventures at the lender.

Glenhawk, the recently launched specialist UK property lender, will be paying legal and surveyor fees on behalf of its clients for the next three months.

He has launched the firm alongside Matt Davies, who launched Empire Commercial Finance based in Chester in 2014.

It is understood that Barnard is looking after new business, with Masthaven sales director Richard Deacon taking responsibility for bridging.

Knowledge Bank has started offering brokers the ability to perform criteria searches within bridging and commercial, after a six month trial with Connect for Intermediaries’ brokers.

Specialist bridging lender Hope Capital has appointed three members of staff, Georgina Roscoe as PA to chief executive Jonathan Sealey, Joanne McGillicuddy as underwriting assistant while Yvonne Dunn starts as admin assistant.

Lendy has returned £1.46m to peer-to-peer investors on a loan secured on the development of a large detached home near Preston.