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FIBA adds Bridging Link to lender panel

23 Jan 2020

Specialist finance trade body, FIBA, has appointed Bridging Link to its lender panel.


FIBA Partner Octopus Real Estate development team lends £57 million in December 2019

20 Jan 2020

Octopus Real Estate, part of Octopus Group and a leading UK specialist real estate lender and investor, has completed a record month lending £57 million of development finance in December 2019.


Elite Law Solicitors joins FIBA's Professional Partners Panel

15 Jan 2020

Commercial finance trade body, FIBA, has appointed Elite Law Solicitors to their panel of professional partners to provide conveyancing services to FIBA members.


FIBA Partner Tuscan Capital Secures Additional Funding

09 Jan 2020

Bridging lender Tuscan Capital has secured additional new funding from a UK-based provider to further support its growth plans into 2020 and beyond.


FIBA Partner Purbeck predicts growth in P2P lending and speedier access to finance

18 Dec 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, Todd Davison, Managing Director of Purbeck Insurance Services, the provider of the UK’s only personal guarantee insurance solution offers his predictions for small business finance in 2020:


FIBA Partner United Trust Bank completes its largest ever Second Charge Mortgage

05 Dec 2019

United Trust Bank has completed a £352,000 Second Charge Mortgage.


Our FIBA friends in the North

27 Nov 2019

For many years I have been coming to see Lenders in and around the North West and this is still a very regular occurrence. There may have been a few additions and some changes to others, but essentially the strong presence remains, indeed the North West Lenders have gone from strength to strength.


FIBA Partner Funding 365 Rescues Deal with Innovative Thirdfort Software

26 Nov 2019

Funding 365 has saved an unusual commercial bridging deal by employing client onboarding software provided by Thirdfort. The £195,000 bridging loan secured against offices and retail space in the East Midlands was for a corporate borrower with a major shareholder who was sailing a yacht off the coast of Australia.


Let's get ahead of the curve

22 Nov 2019

Following on from last month’s article, I want to take a look at another area of particular interest, where, by acting together, we would help the sector prepare for the likely increase in regulatory oversight ahead of the actual event.