LendInvest’s Retail Bond Lists on the LSE

LendInvest’s retail bond began trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) this week, with the offering raising GBP50 million ($65 million) and promoted as the first to be issued by a fintech company; the underlying assets in the bond portfolio include property loans issued by the LendInvest platform; Christian Faes, co-founder and CEO of LendInvest, said: “We launched the bond program to make our asset class available to retail investors through an LSE listed offering because it is a well-established, robust structure that offers customers considerable protections. However, whilst the bond was popular with retail investors, some of the city’s largest institutional investors also made significant investments.”; the retail bond is the first in a multi-year GBP500 million ($650 million) bond program for LendInvest. Source