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Platform named best intermediary lender

The award, in recognition of Platform&#39s consistently excellent service to the intermediary market, was voted for independently by a panel of respected industry figures on behalf of the consumer magazine, Mortgage Advisor & Home Buyer magazine.

Platform was acquired by the Britannia Group in 2001 and was launched in February 2003 as the Group&#39s dedicated intermediary lender. Through its comprehensive &#39one&#39 product range, Platform caters specifically for the intermediary market offering products such as buy-to-let, self-certification, prime and non-conforming mortgages.

Since launch, Platform has experienced tremendous growth, increasing its staff head count from approximately 90 to 250 and establishing itself as one of the leading buy-to-let lenders in the market. Year to date, Platform has delivered profits consistently ahead of targets and completions are in line to smash the £2.5bn target for 2004.

Guy Batchelor, sales and marketing director at Platform, says: “We are delighted to have won this award which is a real credit to everyone associated with Platform. We continue to make real strides into the intermediary mortgage market, striving to create the very best products for our &#39one&#39 product range, delivered by a dedicated customer service team. We are now looking forward to the final quarter of the year and exceeding our expectations for 2004.”

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