Direct Lending in the UK

Direct Lending in the UK 2018

At BondMason we spend more time reviewing UK direct lending platforms and loans each year than any other participant. Giving us unparalleled access and insight into the key trends and movements.

BondMason’s Direct Lending in the UK 2018 provides an in-depth overview of the Direct Lending market and readers can benefit from an industry-wide view of this rapidly evolving and maturing asset class.

  • Nearly 80% of platforms now offer a recognised credit risk team, while underperforming platforms continue to exit the market.
  • Between 2016-2017, mid-sized platforms increased their potential to compete, growing their market share by approximately 50% to £1.6bn.
  • Investors continue to turn to alternative finance, frustrated by poor returns caused by volatile stock markets, rising inflation and underwhelming ‘go-to’ investment products.
  • BondMason anticipates increasing collaborations between traditional lenders and the Direct Lending industry.

With easy-to-follow text, supported by relevant data, Direct Lending in the UK 2018 provides an invaluable market overview and examines the opportunities and challenges from the perspective of both investors and platforms.

Endorsed by Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)

Chartered Institute for securities and investment

Direct Lending in the UK 2018, is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) for CPD. This means that CISI members who read the report can claim two hours of structured Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

The Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment is a highly-regarded professional body with over 40,000 members. We are delighted to have had our report ‘Direct Lending in the UK’ endorsed as a recognised CPD activity, reflecting our expertise and thought leadership in the field of Direct Lending.

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