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Lending Awards winners revealed

The winners of the inaugural Lending Awards 2018, sponsored by Experian, have been revealed in a ceremony held at the Hilton London Bankside Hotel.

The new awards programme is a natural evolution of the established Commercial Finance and Alternative Lending (F5) Awards, with the addition of the Mortgage Awards – transforming it into the new brand – the Lending Awards.

 

Reflecting the wide remit of all these key components of the financial services space, the Lending Awards, are the UK’s only awards that connect the consumer, residential and business lending industries.

 

In all, more than 120 entries were shortlisted from over 70 companies across 33 categories.

The big winner on the night was iwoca, which claimed five awards including Alternative SME Lender of the Year, Best Fintech Lender (short-term) and Best Online Commercial Lender.

 

Investec Asset Finance won Best Asset Finance Provider and Best Commercial Lender, sponsored by Experian, while Best Building Society for Mortgages went to Leeds Building Society.

 

Best Mainstream Mortgage Lender, sponsored by Experian, was won by the Bank of Ireland, while Best Online Mortgage Lender went to Digital Mortgages by Atom Bank.

 

Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank took the Best Challenger Bank gong, while Best Credit Information Provider was won by LendingMetrics.

 

Best Fintech Lender, sponsored by Experian went to Lendable, with Nucleus Commercial Finance named Best Invoice Finance Provider.

 

Guests were entertained by News Quiz host and QI and Have I Got News For You regular Miles Jupp, who also presented the awards.

 

Credit Strategy would like to thank all the awards sponsors – Experian, Sopra Banking Software, Together, Foundation Home Loans and Telrock.

 

The winners of the Lending Awards 2018 are:

 

1 Alternative Consumer Lender of the Year (lending between £0-£2,500)

WINNER: PiggyBank

HC: Fair for You

2 Alternative Consumer Lender of the Year (lending over £2,500)

WINNER: Salary Finance and Modulr

3 Alternative SME Lender of the Year

WINNER: iwoca

4 Best Asset Finance Provider

WINNER: Investec Asset Finance Group

5 Best Brand

WINNER: GAIN Credit

6 Best Building Society for Mortgages

WINNER: Leeds Building Society

HC: Coventry Building Society

HC: Yorkshire Building Society

7 Best Challenger Bank

WINNER: Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank

8 Best Commercial Finance Broker – Sponsored Together Money

WINNER: Funding Options

9 Best Commercial Lender – Sponsored by Experian

WINNER: Investec Asset Finance Group

HC: Nucleus Commercial Finance

10 Best Credit Information Provider

WINNER: LendingMetrics

11 Best Fintech Lender – Sponsored Experian

WINNER: Lendable

12 Best Fintech Lender (Short-term)

WINNER: iwoca

13 Best Invoice Finance Provider

WINNER: Nucleus Commercial Finance

ONE TO WATCH: Satago

14 Best Mainstream Mortgage Lender – Sponsored Experian

WINNER: Bank of Ireland

15 Best Mortgage Broker

WINNER: L&C Mortgages

HC: Coreco

16 Best Mortgage Distributor
WINNER
: Legal & General Mortgage Club

17 Best Online Commercial Lender
WINNER
: iwoca

18 Best Online Mortgage Lender
WINNER
: Digital Mortgages by Atom bank

19 Best P2P Lending Platform
WINNER: RateSetter

20 Best Specialist Commercial Lender – sponsored by Sopra Banking Software
WINNER: Shawbrook Bank, Structured Finance

21 Best Specialist Mortgage Lender
WINNER: Vida Homeloans
HC: Investec Private Bank

22 Best Support For SMEs
WINNER: iwoca

23 Best Technology Partner - Data/Decisioning/Systems
WINNER: AccountScore

24 Best Technology Partner – International
WINNER
: Turnkey Lender

25 Best Technology Partner - Loan management/Payments
WINNER
: Equiniti Credit Services

26 Customer Service Excellence - Alternative Lending – sponsored by Telrock
WINNER: iwoca

27 Gamechanger
WINNER: Hodge Lifetime

28 Gamechanger - Consumer Choice
WINNER: Choose Wisely

29 Innovation Award – Lender
WINNER: Lendable

30 Innovation Award - Non-Lender
WINNER: AccountScore

31 Rising Star
WINNER: Hannah Lynskey, Investec Asset Finance

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