Supported by F&P and Peer2Peer secured business lending Andy Lennox brought to the High Street Koh Thai Tapas and goes on to launch ZIM BRAAImore >>>
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Digby Fine English Wines, founded by Trevor Clough and Jason Humphries, repay loan secured on their maturing wine.
Trevor and Jason found an interesting way of sourcing investment to grow – a Peer-to-Business funding solution from F&P Sponsors. Ivor Freedman’s flare for resolving conundrums led tomore >>>
Social Standard Ltd now have a chain of contemporary restaurants in four locations in the west of the UK. Serving signature beers to compliment a modern menu for discerning customers, the Group is now well established and on an upward trajectory.
Initially funded by peer-2-peer (P2P) loans sponsored by F&Pmore >>>
F&P have supported Andy Lennox, founder of the Koh Thai Tapas Group of restaurants, since 2013. Since then we enthusiastically supported him in a series of loans ultimately leading to the opening of his 15th Koh Thai Tapas restaurant. Andy has now launched a new venture into South African cuisine ZIM BRAAI, and is set to spearhead another new trend in restaurant gastronomy.more >>>
Business funding is an area that is constantly changing, and we felt it was time to update the old F&P website to reflect the latest developments in the industry, and the fresh funding solutions we now offer to our business clients.
Our new, revamped site has now been unveiled after a summer of development. It provides an overview of what we do, how we do it, and who we have here to help you.more >>>
This F&P client develops specialist care homes and has borrowed over £16m in a series of P2P loans since 2014. £15.5m of those loans have now been repaid. With the support of F&P and having established an exceptional reputation amongst lenders, new funding options were identified for this client, and a record-breaking £9m loan has now been arranged as a result.more >>>
Henley Royal Regatta is the world’s most well known regatta and the highlight of the quintessentially English summer sporting and social season. And for F&P client Digby Fine English Wines, it is of course synonymous with sipping their multi-gold-medal winning Digby Leander Pink NV Brut.more >>>
F&P client BioDynamic UK has established an impressive new benchmark in the green energy sector. Their success in securing P2P funding for a new anaerobic digestion plant, having had loan applications rejected on 25 previous occasions, has shown the rest of the industry that funding is no longer a barrier to development and expansion.more >>>
With Spring now on the horizon, you may be looking forward to a classic picnic in the English countryside? If so, you could be washing your Cumberland sausage, Melton Mowbray pork pie or Cornish pasty down with a glass of Digby English sparkling wine – or English Fizz.more >>>
One has to applaud Lord Turner’s speech at the Lendit Conference on 11th October. It takes a real man to admit he was wrong.
Having dismissed Peer to Peer lending (P2P) in the past as something “that will incur losses that will make bankers seem like lending geniuses”, he now says “P2P is likely to become a stable and significant part of the financial system”.