Specialist lending merger activity could take off in the next year

Alex John | Feb 2018

Alex John, specialist lending

Mergers and acquisition activity among specialist lenders could grow noticeably in the coming year, with the second charge market potentially leading the charge. At the same time, a sustained period of growth following the Crash could see the sector ripe for consolidation – including the return of bigger lenders to the market.

With so much interesting activity ongoing, Livingstone’s Alex John sat down with Mortgage Solutions to discuss the pressing trends facing the sector, the return of the big banks to the specialist lending sector, the scale of the specialist market and the FCA’s ongoing investigations into the second charge sector.

Read Alex’s full take on the exciting developments in the specialist lending market in Mortgage Solutions here.



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