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LendInvest operates an online marketplace for property lending and investing. The Company’s platform lets everyday investors access various types of asset classes and underwrites and pre-funds various investments. It also offers short-term property finance, such as bridge loans, development loans and buy-to-let loans.

Employee Ratings4.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)327
Revenue (FY, 2019)£46.8 M(+32%)

Key People/Management at LendInvest

Roy Armitage

Roy Armitage

Chief Credit Risk Officer
Rod Lockhart

Rod Lockhart

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Christian Faes

Christian Faes

Executive Chairman
Melanie Oakley

Melanie Oakley

Chief People Officer
Angelie Panteli

Angelie Panteli

Chief Financial Officer, Director
Ruth Pearson

Ruth Pearson

General Counsel
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LendInvest Office Locations

LendInvest has an office in London
London, GB
8 Mortimer St
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LendInvest Financials and Metrics

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LendInvest total Funding

$98.2 m

LendInvest latest funding size

$39.50 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

LendInvest investors

LendInvest's latest funding round in September 2018 was reported to be $39.5 m. In total, LendInvest has raised $98.2 m
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LendInvest Revenue

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LendInvest's revenue was reported to be £46.83 m in FY, 2019

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LendInvest Operating Metrics

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Total Loans Lent

£611 m£855.35 m£999.32 m£1.11 b£1.50 b

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Total Number of Properties Funded

2.76 k3 k3.50 k5 k

Value of Properties Funded to Date

£1 b£1.52 b£1.78 b
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LendInvest Online and Social Media Presence

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LendInvest News and Updates

A Q&A with LendInvest co-founder Christian Faes on the fintech scene in Europe, Brexit and his post-CEO plans

About two weeks ago, I attended the Paris Fintech Forum in, well, Paris, where I met up with Christian Faes. An affable yet opinionated Australia-born entrepreneur, Faes co-founded LendInvest and recently stepped down as CEO of the UK-based fintech scale-up, which has secured a fortune in equity and…

LendInvest reports significant inflow to flagship debt fund of 40%

Property finance marketplace LendInvest has reported strong inflows to its flagship real estate debt fund last month. Over the month, LendInvest secured £23m of new investment for its Real Estate Opportunity Fund, from an international group of investors. This brought the fund’s AUM in excess of £25…

LendInvest secures £200 million financing package from the National Australia Bank

LendInvest, the UK’s leading marketplace for property finance, has received £200 million investment...

A new Bridge-to-Let product is being introduced to borrowers from London's LendInvest

UK marketplace for property finance LendInvest has launched a new Bridge-to-Let product. This new product targets borrowers seeking to refurbish a property before exiting to a Buy-to-Let mortgage. The loans are available for amounts between £75k and £750k. The Bridge-to-Let product will be available…

LendInvest completes UK's first fintech securitisation with £259m transaction

LendInvest, the marketplace for property finance, has securitised £259 million of UK prime Buy-to-Le...

LendInvest secures up to £200 million in funding from HSBC UK to back entry into home loan mortgages

LendInvest, the marketplace for mortgages, has secured funding of up to £200 million from HSBC UK, o...
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LendInvest Blogs

The importance of mortgage clubs in improving as a lender

Distribution through mortgage clubs forces you to improve as a lender The post The importance of mortgage clubs in improving as a lender appeared first on LendInvest.

Sharing our love for open source through FINOS

Open source has moved from the fringes of technology to become an integral part of the dominant business culture. Even highly risk-averse financial institutions have stopped viewing open source as the tech equivalent of “free love” and “communal living,” finding it essential to achieving scalability…

Embedding product culture at LendInvest

Delivering great products isn’t easy. So at LendInvest we’ve brought together a collection of principles and frameworks to create a culture that allows us to deliver the best experience for our customers. A strong product culture is key to developing great products, so we embed our approach in every…

LendInvest wins Alternative Fund of the Year award

LendInvest won the Alternative Fund of the Year at the REFI European Awards in London last night.  The post LendInvest wins Alternative Fund of the Year award appeared first on LendInvest.

Another year of change for Buy-to-Let landlords

After years of change, 2020 promises to be another one where Buy-to-Let landlords have to respond nimbly to new challenges The post Another year of change for Buy-to-Let landlords appeared first on LendInvest.

Microservices: the good, the bad and the progress

Lorenzo Iannone, Head of Development Microservices are hugely beneficial in many cases. They allow us to use the right tool for the right job. They keep the codebases small and easy for agile teams to manage. They make everything easier to scale, and the system more resilient. But not everything in …
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LendInvest Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was LendInvest founded?

    LendInvest was founded in 2013.

  • Who are LendInvest key executives?

    LendInvest's key executives are Roy Armitage, Rod Lockhart and Christian Faes.

  • How many employees does LendInvest have?

    LendInvest has 327 employees.

  • What is LendInvest revenue?

    Latest LendInvest annual revenue is £46.8 m.

  • What is LendInvest revenue per employee?

    Latest LendInvest revenue per employee is £143.2 k.

  • Who are LendInvest competitors?

    Competitors of LendInvest include Brickowner, Conygar and CLS Holdings.

  • Where are LendInvest offices?

    LendInvest has an office in London.

  • How many offices does LendInvest have?

    LendInvest has 1 office.