Smart Lenders Asset Management, a Paris-based investment firm that specializes in managing loans originated from online lending platforms, is reporting over $300 million in Assets Under Management (AUM) in Moonstone Lending SICAV it manages. The SICAV is open to professional investors only.
The Smart Lenders portfolios are composed of a large number of small loans granted to consumers and SMEs, which are originated through online lending marketplaces located in the US and in Europe. Smart Lenders uses a scoring methodology of the borrowers through their proprietary algorithms and models, using statistical processes and artificial intelligence.
Smart Lenders shared the following data points:
- $ 900 million of loans purchased or 90 000+ loans
- $ 420 million raised from investors across our vehicles
- $ 300 million AUM in our SICAV launched in July 2016
- 10 team members
Founded in 2014 by Erich Bonnet, the asset management company moved from London to Paris on 1st January 2018. It is regulated by the AMF and has the AIFM full-scope status. The company’s efforts in research and development have allowed it to be granted “Jeune Entreprise Innovante” (JEI) status in 2019, which is granted by the French state to innovative technology firms.
Smart Lenders mission is to become the leader in online lending investment for European professional investors.
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