Paragon is a leading specialist lender of buy-to-let mortgages to landlords and residential property investors in the UK, a loan servicing provider for third party clients and an active acquirer of loan assets and portfolios and has most recently established a banking subsidiary, Paragon Bank. Paragon has £10 billion of loan assets under management. Since being established in 1985, it is the only specialist lender to maintain an independent position within the UK mortgage market. Mortgage lending We are a buy-to-let specialist lender to landlord customers through our Paragon Mortgages and Mortgage Trust brands. We were the first lender to work with the private rented sector to develop the buy-to-let market and, in 2000, we became the only major UK mortgage lender to focus exclusively on buy-to-let products. Debt purchase Our investment division, Idem Capital, is a leading UK consumer debt purchaser, acquiring loan portfolios, including first and second mortgages as well as unsecured assets. We have over 25 years' experience in loan management and have acquired over £3.5 billion of loans. We also service loan portfolios for clients such as banks, private equity houses and specialist lenders Paragon Bank Launched in February 2014, Paragon Bank is a retail-funded lending bank with a direct to consumer Internet platform for savings and loan products distributed via intermediaries. Paragon Bank is committed to improving customer choice in areas where the Group has previous success and extensive experience in consumer lending, initially in car finance and personal loans.
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Solihull, GB
Size (employees)
1,344 (est)+4%
Paragon Group was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Solihull, GB
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Paragon Group Office Locations

Paragon Group has offices in Solihull, Shirley and London
Solihull, GB (HQ)
Paragon House 51 Homer Rd
London, GB
25 Old Broad St
Shirley, GB
Highlands Rd
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Paragon Group Financials and Metrics

Paragon Group Financials

Paragon Group's revenue was reported to be £409.20 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

409.2 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

232.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

117.2 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

152.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

144.8 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.3 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2017)

1.5 b


1.8 b
Paragon Group's current market capitalization is £1.3 b.
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


747.5 m508.2 m275.6 m258 m293.8 m269 m302.4 m341 m411.4 m409.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

591.7 m373.4 m142.2 m122.2 m136 m108 m123 m143.6 m188.2 m176.6 m

Gross profit

155.8 m134.8 m133.4 m135.8 m157.8 m161 m179.4 m197.4 m223.2 m232.6 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


927.7 m826 m480.4 m536.7 m571.6 m504.8 m587.3 m848.8 m1.1 b1.2 b1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

500 k500 k500 k200 k200 k

Current Assets

934.4 m833 m487.6 m542.6 m576.3 m512.1 m594.9 m894.7 m1.1 b12 b12.6 b


21.9 m10.7 b13.5 m12.2 m11.4 m10.7 m9.6 m22.9 m22.1 m39.2 m46.2 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

62.8 m37 m41.1 m53.9 m59.6 m72.2 m84.7 m97.2 m107.1 m116 m117.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(2.5 b)1 b738.8 m470.5 m246.1 m117.3 m(31.9 m)(269.5 m)(25.9 m)865.2 m1.5 b

Dividends Paid

3 m9.2 m10 m11.1 m12.3 m3.9 m23.7 m29.1 m33.9 m38 m

Cash From Financing Activities

2.8 b(1.1 b)(1.1 b)(414.3 m)(209.6 m)(181.9 m)115.2 m596.5 m237.1 m(405.5 m)(1.2 b)
GBPY, 2017


11.8 x


12.4 x


1.2 x


311.4 k


2 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

13.6 x
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Paragon Group Online and Social Media Presence

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