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Ilsen leaves Regentsmead to launch new lender

Regentsmead chief marketing officer and head of lending Ashley Ilsen has quit to launch a new development finance lender. The new lender is penciled in for launch in the spring. Finance partners have already been lined up to back a “unique offering” in “a sector that I believe is lacking in overall quality”, Ilsen says. […]


Octane Capital hires new credit manager from Octopus

Bridging lender Octane Capital has announced that Graham Macaulay has started in his new role as senior credit manager. Macaulay is the latest recruit to join the firm from Octopus Property, where he worked in a similar role. Macaulay will report to Matt Smith, Octane Capital’s director of credit, and another former Octopus employee. Octane […]

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3mc adds BTL expat deal funded by Aldermore

Mortgage distributor 3mc has introduced a buy-to-let mortgage deal funded by Aldermore Bank designed for use by British expats. The new product is available to private individual British citizens residing in a FATF (Financial Action Task Force) member country or confederation, with some exclusions applying and can be used on individual residential investment units, HMOs […]


Together expands broker network

Specialist lender Together has expanded its distribution network, by announcing two new partnership deals. Together has partnered with mortgage club SimplyBiz Mortgage and has added broker Personal Touch to its broker network. Both of these will have access to Together’s range of residential mortgages, which offer capital repayment and interest-only options, no valuation or lender’s […]


Secure Trust Bank added to Complete FS lending panel

Secure Trust Bank has added mortgage packager Complete FS to its partner network. The bank said this would help customers with more complex incomes access appropriate lending products. Complete FS offers a range of mortgage products, including complex prime, near prime and buy-to-let as well as secured loans and bridging finance. The partnership will give […]


LendInvest launches into buy-to-let

LendInvest is launching a range of buy-to-let loans aimed at professional landlords and investors. The specialist lender, which to now has focused on bridging and development loans, says these new BTL mortgages will be “competitively priced” and include two-, three- and five-year fixes. Rates start at 3.69 per cent for a two-year fix at 60 […]