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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
Websitelendinvest.com
Employee Ratings4.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)168(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£46.8 M(+32%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at LendInvest

Roy Armitage

Roy Armitage

Chief Credit Risk Officer
Rod Lockhart

Rod Lockhart

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Melanie Oakley

Melanie Oakley

Chief People Officer, Director
Ruth Pearson

Ruth Pearson

General Counsel
Arman Tahmassebi

Arman Tahmassebi

Chief Operating Officer
Matthew Tooth

Matthew Tooth

Chief Commercial Officer
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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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2013

LendInvest total Funding

$98.2 m

LendInvest latest funding size

$39.5 m

Time since last funding

3 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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Revenue (FY, 2019)

46.8m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

26.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

56.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

616.0k

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

4.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

3.3m

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

40.1m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

7.2m18.7m22.1m35.6m46.8m

Revenue growth, %

17121%158%18%61%

Cost of goods sold

2.6m6.8m8.7m17.2m20.4m

Gross profit

4.7m11.9m13.4m18.5m26.5m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

3.3m17.4m12.7m30.3m40.1m

Accounts Receivable

1.8m1.1m1.3m3.2m1.4m

Current Assets

5.4m21.8m110.7m239.3m436.8m

PP&E

15.0k980.0k1.0m938.0k880.0k
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

2.8m2.0m(1.1m)1.7m616.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

8.0k174.0k

Accounts Payable

2.0m6.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

(31.8m)(41.1m)(4.6m)18.6m2.6m
GBPFY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

442.8k

Financial Leverage

46.8 x
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LendInvest Operating Metrics

Mar, 2016Jan, 2017Apr, 2017Jun, 2017Sep, 2018

Total Loans Lent

£611 m£855.35 m£999.32 m£1.11 b£1.5 b

Total Loans, units

356

Total Number of Properties Funded

2.76 k3 k3.5 k5 k

Value of Properties Funded to Date

£1 b£1.52 b£1.78 b
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LendInvest Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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LendInvest Online and Social Media Presence

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LendInvest News and Updates

LendInvest partners with Credit Kudos to streamline underwriting through Open Banking

Partnership between fintechs LendInvest and Credit Kudos will offer brokers and customers a seamless, more secure service, as well as enabling LendInvest to make more informed lending decisions through Open Banking insights.

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...
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LendInvest Blogs

LendInvest action against COVID-19 outbreak

On Monday 16 March, we took the decision to temporarily instruct all London-based staff to work remotely. This follows government advice to take decisive action to limit social interaction with immediate effect.  As a long-established, technology-driven company operating with cloud-based infrastruct…

We’ve completed our second securitisation amid massive market turmoil

It’s stating the somewhat obvious to say that we are currently living through one of the most peculiar and unusual times that any of us can ever remember. Yet, business continues as usual at LendInvest and we’re incredibly proud of what we can get done despite all the turbulence. Today we’ve complet…

What is the difference between unregulated and regulated bridging loans?

What are the main differences between an unregulated bridging loan and a regulated bridging loan? We explain the differences The post What is the difference between unregulated and regulated bridging loans?  appeared first on LendInvest.

Zombies, 404 pages, H1 tags and the struggle for squeaky-clean SEO hygiene

During the process of rejuvenating the LendInvest website, we gave careful thought toward dealing with website entropy and improving our SEO rankings.   Left untouched, websites do not become increasingly more organised over time. True to the second law of thermodynamics, the opposite occurs. Pages …

Using a green finance initiative to promote a positive environmental impact

We're excited to announce the details of our first green finance incentive, helping our borrowers improve the environmental impact of their rental stock The post Using a green finance initiative to promote a positive environmental impact appeared first on LendInvest.

The value of training business users to handle data

Staying competitive in any industry now requires the gathering and effective use of relevant data. The post The value of training business users to handle data appeared first on LendInvest.
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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 Melanie Oakley.

  • How many employees does LendInvest have?

    LendInvest has 168 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 £278.7 k.

  • Who are LendInvest competitors?

    Competitors of LendInvest include ARUHI, Brickowner and Conygar.

  • Where are LendInvest offices?

    LendInvest has an office in London.

  • How many offices does LendInvest have?

    LendInvest has 1 office.