ASTL members advance £320m of development loans in Q4

20th March 2018 0

Members of the Association of Short Term Lenders lent £319.4m worth of development loans in the final quarter of 2017.  Of that total £197.8m was classed as bridging but excludes what is generally termed “light refurbishment”, such […]


Gateley Plc joins the ASTL

7th September 2017 0

Gateley Plc has joined the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) as an associate member. The legal business offers a wide range of services from banking and financial services, dispute resolution, regulatory and restructuring, to […]


ASTL appoints executive committee

22nd August 2017 0

The Association of Short Term Lenders has appointed six board members to join chief executive Benson Hersch in steering the association from 1 September 2017. The members are Adrian Bloomfield of Barton Bridging Capital, Brian […]


Bridging lenders remain positive post-election

20th July 2017 0

ASTL members remain positive about their, and the sector’s, prospects despite the political uncertainty, their latest sentiment survey suggests. Lenders remain positive about the prospects for their own businesses, with 70% believing that their volumes will grow […]

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BrightOffice joins the ASTL

18th July 2017 0

BrightOffice has joined the Association of Short Term Lenders. The software as a service company provides a range of cloud-based software solutions to its clients. BrightOffice work closely with commercial brokers and other industry influencers […]


Founding member rejoins ASTL

8th June 2017 0

Affirmative Group has re-joined the Association of Short Term Lenders. The lender provides short-term finance for residential and commercial borrowers, and specialises in development and structured finance in both regulated and unregulated markets. It helped […]

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