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igroup scoops Specialist Lender of the Year award

At the inaugural Business Finance Gala Awards Dinner held at the Commonwealth Institute in London last week, non-standard mortgage lender igroup was voted Specialist Lender of the Year.

The award was in recognition of “the lender who provided the most innovative products, and goes the extra mile in supporting and working with its introducers.”

Jonathan Sadler, igroup&#39s director of sales and marketing, was at the event hosted by Ian Hislop to collect the award in front of over 550 key industry players from across the UK&#39s financial services community. Sadler says: “It is particularly gratifying because of the way in which we were chosen. I understand that voting forms for all ten award categories were sent to 7,000 industry members representing the mortgage and commercial finance community.

“Our category allowed a &#39free vote&#39 whereby voters were able to nominate their chosen company without prompting. As such, I would imagine we were up against some pretty stiff competition from other major specialist lenders. To come out on top is therefore a real tribute to the whole igroup team, and I cannot thank enough all those intermediaries who made igroup their lender of choice on this occasion.

“Coming so soon after our record £300m lending month in October, I believe the award further confirms igroup as a leading and respected force in the UK mortgage sector and we&#39ll continue working closely with our introducer partners to carry this success through into 2003.”


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