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Paul Aitken Steps Down At Borro

16th June 2017

Borro, the leader in secured lending to wealthy clients is today announcing the departure of CEO and founder Paul Aitken. Paul, who founded the company in 2008, led Borro through its early growth stages online, expansion into the American market, and the launch of property lending in the UK.

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Borro Raises $19.5M To Fuel Growth of Online Platform for Luxury Asset-Backed Lending

10th February 2015

Borro, an online platform for luxury asset-backed lending, today announced it has raised $19.5 million in funding, led by OurCrowd and Rocket Internet.

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Fast-Growing Luxury Asset Lender Borro Launches Los Angeles Operation

12 August 2014

Californians who want to use personal luxury assets to improve their cash flow now have a new local option. Borro, a unique personal assets lender that serves an upscale clientele nationwide, today announced the grand opening of a new office in Beverly Hills.

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Mark Bench to serve on Spring Masters New York honorary vetting committees

1st May 2014

Mark Bench, Vice President of Valuations for Borro has been selected to serve on the Spring Masters New York Honorary Vetting Committees for English Furniture and Decorative Arts as well as for Silver and European Works of Art.

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Borro Closes $112M Financing From Victory Park Capital

4th March 2014

Borro, the leading personal asset lender, has closed $112 million in financing through Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm that provides debt and equity financing to middle - market companies.

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borro® reaches milestone of $100,000,000 Lent against Luxury Assets and Rare Collectibles

29th January 2014

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Revolutionary Sale Advance Loan Program Introduced by Personal Asset

7th October 2013

Borrowers Now Able to Guarantee Immediate Payment and High Market Value for Assets, No Need to Choose Between the Two

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Small Business Borrowing Continues to Decline

April 2, 2013

Paul Aitken CEO of Personal Asset Lender, Borro, comments on findings from the Thomson Reuters and PayNet study.

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First Year Success Positions Borro as U.S. Leader in Online Personal Asset Lending

February 20, 2013

Borro, the leading personal asset lender, today proudly announced the celebration of its one-year anniversary in the U.S. market.

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Borro Appoints Capital One Co-founder Nigel Morris as Chairman

February 14, 2013

Morris – best known as the co-founder of Capital One Financial Corporation – joins Borro to lead the business through its next phase of development.

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Borro and Biz2Credit announce Partnership

February 11, 2013

Borro's personal asset lending expertise will be integrated into Biz2Credit's online resources, providing a ground-breaking asset valuation tool and financing options to small business owners and entrepreneurs looking to grow or start a business.

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Entertainment Memorabilia in Demand on the Open Market

January 31, 2013

According to appraisers at Borro, the leading personal asset lender, a Super Bowl ring could fetch a small fortune on the open market.

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Borro To Speak at NYC Chinatown Jewelry Week Press Briefing

January 24, 2013

Borro, the leading online personal asset lender today announced that its Founder and CEO Paul Aitken will attend the New York City Chinatown Jewelry Week Press briefing and present an introduction of Borro's business on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. Chinatown Jewelry Week runs from February 1 to February 14, 2013.

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