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CML welcomes two new members and two new associates


Published: 30 July 2015 | Author: Gareth Hill

We are delighted to announce that two new members and two new associates have joined the CML.

Our total membership stands at 132 now with the addition of Axis Bank and Atom Bank.

Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India, and has a global network of offices offering a wide spectrum of financial services to businesses of all sizes and in numerous industries.  On the lending side, it is a specialist buy-to-let lender in the intermediary market that offers products aimed at meeting the needs of professional landlords.

Atom Bank is a newly created bank, having just been granted its banking license, which will provide a full range of banking products, including lending, through digitally-focused mobile apps and online banking services when it launches.

On the associateship side, with the addition of two new associates - LendInvest and Architects Certificate – the CML now has a total of 76 associates.

LendInvest is a peer-to-peer lending platform for bridging finance secured on non-owner-occupied residential and commercial property.

Architects Certificate are the UK’s largest provider of professional consultants certificates for new residential property.

A full list of our members and associates can be seen here.