Zopa, the UK’s very first peer to peer lending platform, announced on Monday it was named Best Personal Loan Provider & Best Alternative Finance Provider at the 2017 British Bank Awards. The online lender revealed in a blog post:
“We’re excited to announce we’ve been named both the Best Personal Loan Provider and the Best Alternative Finance Provider at the British Bank Awards. These awards are special to us because they are voted for by you, our customers, in a survey at the start of the year. Our goal is to provide people with great value products and excellent service, so it’s fantastic to know our customers believe we’re achieving that.”
This news comes just a few weeks after Zopa was named Personal Loan Provider of the Year at the Consume MoneyFacts Awards for the fourth year in a row. Zopa CEO, Jaidev Janardana, added:
“We’re proud to be voted ‘Best Personal Loan Provider’ and ‘Best Alternative Finance Provider’ for the first time by the British Bank Awards. Over 245,000 customers have already chosen our low rate, flexible loans, and as we grow we will continue to offer UK consumers simple and fair financial products. These awards are a testament to our customer-centric approach to building products and the better value we provide consumers.”
Zopa recently announced it topped £2 billion in lending. According to information provided by the online lending platform, as of today, the lender matched over 246,000 borrowers to 75,000 investors to provide access to capital in the form of loans.