Catalyst secures £750 million funding

Funding expands the firm's lending capabilities

Catalyst secures £750 million funding

Specialist lender Catalyst has increased its investment capacity by £750 million to fund its short-term bridging and refurbishment financing options.

The funding, committed over the next three years through a partnership with a US-based institutional-grade credit platform, will allow Catalyst to expand its lending capabilities.

The lender aims to grow its bridging and refurbishment loan book by distributing short-term finance to property developers and investors through mortgage intermediaries.

Established in 2017, Catalyst offers first charge lending up to 80% loan-to-value (LTV) and second charge up to 70% LTV, with the exception of land lacking planning permission.

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“Securing £750 million investment is testament to the confidence our funding partners have in the Catalyst platform and, more importantly, in the brilliant work of my team who continue to deliver amazing results, with zero capital loss, during what has certainly been a challenging market,” said Chris Fairfax (pictured), chief executive at Catalyst.

“As ever, we have exciting growth plans and are ready to disrupt the specialist lending market with product innovation and meaningful solutions for our broker partners.”

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