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Article 50 delays could lead to more uncertainty, warns specialist lender

As uncertainty over the timetable for Article 50 grows, lenders need assurances that their funding lines are secure, according to Ashley Ilsen, head of lending and chief marketing officer at Regentsmead. Ashley’s warnings followed a poll conducted by United Trust […]

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Brexit voted biggest threat to specialist lending

A new poll has found the implications of the UK leaving the European Union is currently the biggest threat to specialist lending. Bridging & Commercial’s latest online poll found read more »

Major deal saved from collapse after Brexit

UK Property Finance saved a large development loan deal from collapsing after a well-known bridging lender pulled out at the last minute. The loan was required to complete two read more »

Brexit – 92% of brokers wouldn’t change vote

Nine out of 10 brokers would vote the same way on Brexit, according to research by United Trust Bank (UTB). The lender’s broker survey found 92% would not have read more »

Bridging lender relaxes second charge criteria

Holme Finance Bridging Solutions (HFBS) has relaxed its lending criteria in the wake of Brexit. The specialist lender previously offered a second charge rate of 0.95% a month but read more »

Bridgebank appoints ex-Barclays manager

Specialist lender Bridgebank Capital has appointed a former Barclays manager to its business development team amid plans for growth throughout the London area. Sarah Fisher joins Bridgebank from Barclays read more »

Ex-commercial manager joins bridging lender after 30 years at NatWest

Specialist lender Bridging Finance Solutions (BFS) has announced the appointment of a new business development manager. Sue Barron joins BFS following a 30-year stint at NatWest, where she had read more »

Affirmative recruits ex-Hope BDM

Specialist lender Affirmative Finance has announced the appointment of a new business development manager (BDM) amid wider plans for a northern expansion. Jim Wylie joins Affirmative from Hope Capital read more »

Roma hires ex-Together MD

A former managing director at Together and a former HSBC manager have been appointed to senior positions at Roma Finance. The bridging lender has revealed that it has hired read more »

Brexit could be ‘silver lining’ for principal lenders

Brexit could be a ‘silver-lining opportunity’ for principal lenders as a result of some firms losing their funding lines, according to Paul Wertheim, operations director at Mint Bridging. Paul read more »