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Founded: 2012

Type: Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Property Lending

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Property Lending - geography: United Kingdom

CO. no.: Na.

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Regulated as of: 2014

Regulator: Financial Conduct Authority

Regulation: Interim Permissions Reference Number: 658890


LendInvest is secured peer-to-peer lending for residential and commercial mortgages. All loans on the LendInvest platform are secured by a registered legal charge against property in the UK.

The principals behind LendInvest come from top-tier backgrounds in law, property, banking and finance. The company has been founded by two principals from Montello Capital Partners, which is one of the leading real estate lenders in London.


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Founders LendInvest

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Co-founder & CEO, Christian Faes

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Type: Entrepreneur

Description: Christian is a qualified lawyer with corporate finance and real estate experience. He was previously a securitisation lawyer at Clifford Chance, and in-house legal counsel for Deutsche Bank; and was involved in a mortgage lending business in Australia.

Co-founder & Director, Ian Thomas


Type: Entrepreneur

Description: Ian is a qualified chartered surveyor, with significant property and development experience. Ian previously held senior positions with Ballymore Property Group (the largest property group in Europe at the time) and SEGRO.

Associations LendInvest member

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UK Crowdfunding Association

Description: The UK Crowdfunding Association: Promoting crowdfunding as a valuable way for people, businesses & ventures to raise funds.

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Tweets by Founders, Employees & LendInvest

Relevant News for LendInvest2

LendInvest has launched its biggest recruitment drive to date with over 20 new roles available.

The push to hire more staff follows an expansion of its London-based team, where the workforce has doubled to over 60 since January.

Bridging & Commercial

Montello has rebranded to LendInvest Capital with a new logo and website in keeping with the LendInvest name.

Until June this year, Montello and Lendinvest were sister companies with a common share ownership, but a reorganisation saw Lendinvest become the parent of the group of Montello companies.

Bridging & Commercial

Events with LendInvest

Company (click) Event Date Location
AltFi logo AltFi Europe Summit 2014 11 Mar, 2014 London, United Kingdom
LendIt Conference LLC logo LendIt Europe 2014 17 Nov, 2014 London, United Kingdom
LendIt Conference LLC logo LendIt Europe 20 Oct, 2015 London, United Kingdom

Address LendInvest

101 New Cavendish Street London
W1W 6XH London
United Kingdom

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