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Thincats Adds £300 Million to Fund UK SMEs

Online lender ThinCats has announced a new £300 million program with global asset manager Insight Investment to fund UK SMEs. The announcement was shared on a ThinCats blogpost that indicated they now have the potential to loan up to £600 million. ThinCats is a UK based peer to… Read More

ThinCats Says 2018 is Poised for Growth in SME Lending

ThinCats says 2018 is poised for growth. The online lender reports that December was a record month booking £12 million of funding listed on the platform followed the biggest-ever ThinCats-listed loan of £6.7 million to the Chelsea Yacht & Boat Company at the end of September…. Read More

Peer to Peer Lender ThinCats to Rebrand as Next Phase of SME Funding in UK

ThinCats unveiled a new brand last week at an event attended by more than 100 business leaders. The gathering took place at the National Space Centre in Leicester but the new branding will not be officially launched until mid-December. John Mould, ThinCats CEO and Ravi Anand,… Read More

ThinCats Appoints Alison Whistance to Cover South-West Region

  Alison Whistance, described as a finance expert, joins ThinCats as Origination Manager, South-West, as the peer to peer lender gears up for its next period of growth. Recently, ThinCats announced a £200 million funding program in conjunction with its parent company ESF Capital. Whistance… Read More

ThinCats / ESF Adds £200 Million in Funding to Support UK SMEs

  ESF Capital, along with its operating subsidiary ThinCats – a secured peer to peer lending platform, reports it has concluded a funding program for loans of up to £5m for growing UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The new £200 million funding program comprises… Read More

ThinCats Appoints Geoff O’Brien As Origination Manager For Scotland Services

ThinCats announced on Wednesday it has appointed Geoff O’Brien as its new Origination Manager for Scotland services. The lender stated it has identified the need for a dedicated presence in the area and O’Brien will be the key contact for Scotland and will lead all… Read More

Marine Training: ThinCats Syncs with SMT to Finance Growth

ThinCats, an alternative lending industry leader, has joined forces with Edinburgh based Alderburn Finance and specialist marine training and consultants Stream Marine Training (SMT), to provide funds to bring a unique offering to Scotland. “It was a delight to be able to help SMT finance their… Read More

Former Natwest Exec Joins Thincats

Former Natwest executive John Brooks is the latest hire to join ThinCats, a leader in the alternative lending industry. Brooks spent 42 years working with UK businesses at Natwest – 30 years of which he spent working within different areas of the SME market. In… Read More

ThinCats Appoints Jill Sandford & Damon Walford New Board of Directors Members

Peer-to-peer lender ThinCats announced on Wednesday it appointed Jill Sandford and Damon Walford to the board of directors. According to the lender, both Sandford and Walford will be responsible for driving business growth, with a specific focus on originating loans and broadening the platform’s network… Read More

P2P Lender ThinCats Receives Two New Accreditations

ThinCats, a P2P lender in secured business loans, has received two new accreditations in recognition of its platform operations. ThinCats has been recognized by the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) for best practice within commercial finance broking. Simultaneously, Defaqto has given ThinCats a… Read More

Damon Walford Appointed Chief Development Officer at ThinCats

P2P Lender Tops £200 million in Loans ThinCats has announced that Damon Walford has been appointed Chief Development Officer.  Walford will be working directly with ThinCats CEO John Mould to boost loan originations and increase the network of sponsors in the UK.  The announcement comes… Read More

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