Southern Cross Financial Opening as a P2P Lender on December 1

Southern Cross Financial is seeking to take advantage of New Zealand’s expanding real estate supply with challenges in traditional mortgage lending; on December 1, the firm will become a P2P mortgage lender, evolving from a mortgage brokerage business; the firm has been arranging loans between alternative credit consumers and approximately 150 investors as a mortgage broker; the new P2P structure will provide a more standardized process for borrowers and investors.  Source