Category: Bridging

Owen founded the London Mortgage Company as CEO of Matlock Bank, was divisional director at Lloyds TSB and was the senior independent director at Al Rayan Bank and chairman during its change of ownership in 2013.

Michelle Walsh (pictured) has returned to Together as business development manager for the South Wales.

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Aviram Shahar, co-founder and CEO at Lendlord, said: “There may not be significant discounts available in the current market, but landlords can still give themselves a distinct advantage by using bridging finance.”

Paul McGonigle, chief executive at Positive Lending, said: “The wealth of knowledge and experience they each bring to the company will benefit our clients, customers and the company as a whole.”

Angie Jones previously worked as a private banking relationship manager for NatWest.

To manage the growing demand, the business has also made three new business development manager appointments since the start of the year.


With better rates and higher LTVs, the scheme aims to help those keen to take advantage of market growth by using bridging to complete deals.

Sesame Bankhall Group said the move recognises the increased need for specialist lending post-pandemic.

The product allows for up to 100% cost of works funded in arrears and can include additional drawdown options for potential future planning permissions.

The master broker currently has a similar deal with the comparison site for secured loans.