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About us

In the new world of peer-to-peer property lending,
experience counts.

Invest & Fund's story

We are a peer-to-peer marketplace helping individuals, high net worth lenders, private banks, family offices and institutions achieve attractive, risk-adjusted returns from residential development projects. Invest & Fund started with a problem to solve: how to make it easy and rewarding for individuals and institutions to lend to businesses looking for alternative high quality sources of finance.

Since late 2015 we have focused exclusively on supporting experienced developers and we aim to be the leading player in the residential development and bridging finance market. We have appointed a Board with substantial experience in senior banking, wealth management, property lending and peer-to-peer finance backed by a team of credit experts with deep experience in property development and credit risk assessment.

Today we are a team of 30+ Led by Chairman Robert Burgess and Co-Founder David Turner.

We are committed to being the UK’s residential development funding experts with first class credit assessment at the core of our model; in doing so helping individuals, high net worth lenders, private banks, family offices and institutions achieve attractive, risk-adjusted returns from successful residential development projects.

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£268m+

Total Lent

6.75% - 7.50%

Average Loan Yield
(Prev. 12 Months)

582

Homes Funded

100%

Capital & Interest Paid Back

£170m+

Repaid to Lenders

Meet the Team

Robert Burgess

Chairman

Robert has for over 25 years held Senior Executive and Board positions in both Quoted (FTSE 100/250) and Unquoted FS businesses, including Lloyds Banking Group, Scottish Widows, as CEO of Alliance Trust Savings, as Co-Founder of the first, dedicated UK Closed Ended Fund to invest through P2P and as NED for OakNorth Bank where he chairs the Board, Credit & Board Risk Committees.

Mark Kibblewhite

Non-Executive Director

Mark has worked in financial services for 30+ years, largely with Barclays where he was MD of Barclays Wealth and Barclays Capital, developed the UK private bank franchise and ran the Investment Banking UK arm. He is an active P2P and real estate investor.

Brian Lynch

Non-Executive Director

Brian is a former Head of Capital Markets EMEA at BNY Mellon and holds a Masters in Engineering and Computer Sciences from Oxford University. He was formerly Head of Flow Rates EMEA at Nomura and Global Head of Sterling Delta Trading at RBS . He is an active P2P investor and has been for over 12 years.

Matthew Thorbes

Finance Director

A Chartered Global Management Accountant (ACMA, CGMA) with 18 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. He has performed a range of roles across Lloyds Banking Group’s Wealth, International Retail and Treasury businesses, as well as playing a leading role in the Group’s Stress Testing activities.

David Turner

Chief Executive & Co-Founder

David co-founded Invest & Fund after a 30-year career as a trader in the City of London, working for various financial institutions including Tullett Prebon and RBS. David has a clear vision for how the business can capture the growing peer-to-peer opportunity.

Matthew Thorbes

Finance Director

A Chartered Global Management Accountant (ACMA, CGMA) with 18 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. He has performed a range of roles across Lloyds Banking Group’s Wealth, International Retail and Treasury businesses, as well as playing a leading role in the Group’s Stress Testing activities.

David Turner

Chief Executive & Co-Founder

David co-founded Invest & Fund after a 30-year career as a trader in the City of London, working for various financial institutions including Tullett Prebon and RBS. David has a clear vision for how the business can capture the growing peer-to-peer opportunity.

Christian Kypreos

Chief Operating Officer

Christian brings 18 years of capital markets and operating experience to the business. Christian spent 16 years at Goldman Sachs across Operations and then Portfolio Management where he was co-managing ~$40bn in assets, and then moved to an innovative fintech where he was responsible for capital markets before joining Invest & Fund.

Caroline Thom

Head of IT

Caroline joins Invest & Fund with 17 years of experience across Information Technology leadership. She has spent time in both the public and private sectors, most recently as Head of Global IT for a large multinational technology firm and has a passion for enhancing and delivering technology solutions within businesses to ensure best in class customer outcomes.

Gary Trueman

Head of Business Development

Gary brings more than 35 years' commercial banking experience to Invest & Fund. His leadership, technical skills and credit risk expertise helps ensure the team delivers compelling lending opportunities that work for borrowers, brokers and lenders.

Richard Hendry

Head of Credit

Richard is a highly experienced credit practitioner across all real estate activities. He has led regional teams across London and South East for RBS Commercial Banking in both Credit and Portfolio Management.

Borrow with us

Experienced residential property developer? We’d love to hear from you

  • Residential development and bridging finance specialists
  • Loan sizes up to £10m
  • Sensible rates, flexible terms, deep credit structuring expertise
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Lend with us

See every loan, read expert credit assessments, fund all or part of a loan

Lenders' capital is at risk

  • Gross interest rates from 6.50% on first charge residential development and bridging loans
  • Full loan documentation, credit reports, third party monitoring
  • Register easily, see everything, start lending
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Introduce us

Broker or intermediary? Big or small, we’re ready to help.

  • 100% focus on residential bridging and development
  • Significant credit structuring and property expertise
  • Competitive introducer fees and full application support team
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