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GP Bullhound invests in online platform for property finance and investing LendInvest

London, 18 September 2018 – GP Bullhound announces its investment in LendInvest, the UK’s leading online platform for property finance and investing, in a $39.5 million Series C round led by existing investor Atomico, alongside Tiger Management. The funds raised will allow the business to further scale its presence in the UK’s mortgage market.

Christian Faes, Co-Founder & CEO of LendInvest, commented: “Using technology LendInvest is building a new kind of financial services business. We are really excited to have GP Bullhound on our cap table, alongside Atomico and Tiger, as we have worked with their team for a number of years and enjoy a strong relationship.”

Manish Madhvani, Managing Partner of GP Bullhound, and Alon Kuperman, Director, commented: ”We have followed the impressive growth of LendInvest for a number of years, and have had the pleasure of acting as financial advisor for their previous funding round in 2016. Today we are delighted to back Christian and his team as they redefine and simplify the mortgage market.”

Enquiries
For enquiries, please contact Alon Kuperman, Director at GP Bullhound, at alon.kuperman@gpbullhound.com

About LendInvest
LendInvest (www.lendinvest.com) is the UK’s leading online platform for property finance and investing. Since launching in 2008, LendInvest has lent over £1.5 billion ($1.9 billion) to help buy, build or renovate over 5,000 homes across the UK. Using technology LendInvest matches borrowers of short-term bridging finance, development finance and Buy-To-Let, with investors that range from retail investors in our London Stock Exchange listed bond, to some of the world’s largest financial institutions.

About GP Bullhound
GP Bullhound is a leading technology advisory and investment firm, providing transaction advice and capital to the best entrepreneurs and founders. Founded in 1999, the firm today has offices in London, San Francisco, Stockholm, Berlin, Manchester, Paris, Hong Kong, Madrid and New York. For more information, please visit www.gpbullhound.com, or follow on Twitter @GPBullhound.

About GP Bullhound Asset Management
GP Bullhound Asset Management is the firm’s independent investment arm. It currently manages four funds, investing in high-potential and fast growing technology businesses, from early stage to pre-IPO.