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Press Releases

Victory Park Capital Expands Strategic Partnership with Borro

16th November 2017

"Victory Park Capital is the ideal partner for the next phase of Borro's development, based on the firm's expertise and the team's knowledge of our operations," said John Allbrook, CEO of Borro.

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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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Business Growth Is Being Stalled By Slow Bank Lending, Warns Market Leader

30th April 2017

The market leader in secured lending to wealthy clients has warned that the banking industry must improve speed of access to finance for business owners, or risk a continued slowdown in business investment.

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Budget Comment - Paul Aitken, CEO, Borro

8th March 2017

Paul Aitken, CEO, Borro, comments: "We welcome the Chancellor's sensible decision not to introduce a new rate for Capital Gains Tax on luxury assets. For those who have made significant investments in collections of assets such as fine art and classic cars, it is a relief that they will not face an additional financial burden."

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Pre-budget – Short comment

3rd March 2017

Borro is the international leader in fast, secured lending to wealthy clients.

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Borro Launches Into The Short-Term Residential Property Loan Market

10th September 2015

Borro, the leading online platform for luxury asset-backed lending, announces its launch into the short-term residential property loan market.

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Borro Launches Term Loan Product In Response To Client Demand

10th March 2015

Borro, the leading online platform for luxury asset-backed lending, today announces the launch of its new "Term Loan" product in response to high demand from partners such as private banks and wealth managers.

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Borro Raises £13M 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 £13 million in funding, led by OurCrowd and Rocket Internet.

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Borro reaches £100 million milestone of luxury asset loans

20th October 2014

Borro, the leading luxury asset lender, today announced it has reached another landmark lending milestone

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Borro secures new £67m lending facility from Victory Park Capital

4th March 2014

Borro, the leading personal asset lender, has announced a new £67 million lending facility through Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm that provides debt and equity financing to middle-market companies.

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Tax Deadline Comment

31st January 2013

Paul Aitken, CEO and founder of Borro, comments on today's tax deadline.

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Borro Reveals Main Personal Assets Used for Loans in 2012

7th January 2013

Clients unlocking finance from jewellery, antiques, prestige cars and fine wine

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2012 Lending Trend Sees Unusual High Value Assets Used as Collateral for Loans

3rd January 2013

Borro sees 244 per cent increase in loan value against vintage wine with a 122 per cent increase in funded loans for 2012

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Start-Up Loans Scheme Comment

3rd January 2013

Paul Aitken, CEO and founder of Borro, comments on today's £30 million boost to the Government's Start-Up Loans Scheme.

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