Liberty Financial

Westpac says no to $10.3 billion demerger, yes to $400m+ loan sale

It’s a divestment strategy with nuances

Liberty Financial bought his brokerage – now he’s preparing an airline for take-off

Mortgage broker, real estate entrepreneur, and now an airline tycoon?

Is mortgage lending becoming more complex?

Liberty Financial CEO Mark Collins discusses the rise of non-bank lending, and the various hurdles that clients face in securing a mortgage.

Get the right people in the business

Liberty Financial’s CEO on who inspires him and what he’d do if he was the Prime Minister for a day

Non-banks thriving in tighter lending landscape

Although the easy money may be gone for borrowers, it’s good business for the non-bank sector but may be more than they can handle

More business for non-banks as investor lending rules tighten

Non-bank lenders expect a boost in business as property investors look outside the box as banks adhere to the Reserve Bank’s newly proposed LVR restrictions.

BDM in the spotlight: Jack Patel

This week's Liberty Financial BDM has been in the industry for 14 years.

Non-bank’s growth looks bright

A non-bank hints at a new product in the works and details its plans to capture more business finding its way to specialist lenders as the majors tighten their lending criteria.

Non-bank expands lending

A non-bank mortgage lender is looking to expand lending with KiwiSaver money

Liberty appoints new CEO and CFO

An Australasian non-bank financial has appointed two senior executives to head its New Zealand operations, including Mike Pero Mortgages.