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24/07/2018 • media

Lendy, Europe’s leading peer-to-peer secured property platform, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kieran O’Connor as Chief Financial Officer.

Kieran O’Connor joins from Cortin Capital Partners, a debt advisory and investment specialist, where he was Managing Partner. He built and managed the legacy portfolio strategy at Sir Michael Hintze’s $15.7bn credit fund, CQS, and has close connections with global institutions investing in primary and secondary debt markets. Prior to CQS, Kieran was a member of the structured credit team at JP Morgan.

Kieran will be responsible for the company’s funding operations, strategic alliances and financial controls.

Liam Brooke, CEO, Lendy Ltd, says: “We are delighted to welcome Kieran to Lendy, as we continue to strengthen and expand the business.

“Kieran brings with him a wealth of expertise across investment banking and private debt fund management. All of us at Lendy are really looking forward to working with Kieran and drawing on his breadth of experience as Lendy continues to mature as a business.”

Kieran O’Connor says: ““Lendy is attracting significant institutional interest in the loans it underwrites and services. It’s at an important point in its evolution and I was pleased to see the recent FCA authorisation.”

Lendy have also appointed Michael Perry as Business Development Manager.

Michael Perry has an extensive history within the banking and broking sectors. Previously Michael was a commercial broker at Enness Private Clients, a high net worth focused mortgage broker, and has also spent time working for The Co-operative bank as a private banker.

Liam Brooke adds: “Michael has a strong track record of delivering bespoke credit solutions to property developers, and we look forward to him continuing this work at Lendy.”

Michael Perry says: “Lendy has built a number of good relationships with developers and brokers, and I am looking forward to working with the team to continue to provide great opportunities for investors.”