Specialist lender Together has been named Best Bridging Finance Provider at the Business Moneyfacts Awards 2017.
The prestigious awards recognise companies and brokers which consistently offer the most competitive products on the market, the best levels of service, and those that have shown the greatest innovation in business and commercial finance over the past 12 months.
Together has enjoyed growth across all of its products in recent years and has become firmly established within the industry as a leading provider of bridging finance, lending a total of £626.4 million of bridging finance in 2016.
Comedian Romesh Ranganathan presented Together’s 2017 Business Moneyfacts Award at the prestigious ceremony in London.
Marc Goldberg, Together’s commercial CEO, said:
“We’re absolutely thrilled to receive this recognition – best bridging finance provider – for our bridging finance offering, which is one of our core strengths. We continually improve and enhance our product range, working closely with the broker community to ensure we meet the needs of customers, and this accolade is a testament to the calibre of our bridging products. It’s also thanks to our dedicated colleagues, who consistently strive to provide exceptional service, often delivering bridging finance against extremely tight timescales.
“It’s an exciting time for us at Together, and for the bridging finance sector as a whole, as it becomes more widely recognised as a versatile and flexible funding solution for a vast range of customers, from homebuyers and property investors to landlords and SMEs, and we look forward to continued growth in this area as we move forward.”
Lee Tillcock, editor at Business Moneyfacts added:
“By continuing to offer a wide range of short-term lending products to suit borrowers’ different needs, Together has won this hotly-contested category for the first time. Competitive rates, straightforward charging structures and a common sense approach have seen it take its place as the leader in this growth sector.”
Together has a current loan book of over £2 billion, with total new lending in 2016 at just under £1.1 billion.
The company, based on Cheadle Royal Business Park in South Manchester, works with a large network of intermediaries, and offers short-term finance, auction finance, residential, commercial and buy-to-let mortgages, and secured loans.