Funding Circle US Originated $259M in 1st Half of 2023

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Funding Circle WebFunding Circle’s US arm originated $259M worth of business loans in the first half of 2023, up from $214M in the previous half. Those loans are funded “through forward flow agreements with institutional investors.”

The company’s recently filed financial statements say that US loans are “showing good growth.” And it’s with top tier borrowers to boot. It referred to 32% of its first half loans as being “super prime.”

AEBITDA was negative but that’s due to its planned investment to scale the business, the company said.

Yields on their US Loans averaged 5.8%, up from 4.4% over the same period last year.

The company’s newer product “Flexipay” was highly touted in its first half financials. Flexipay works like a line of credit. Once approved for a line, you provide invoice details to Funding Circle and they’ll make a secure payment in your name.

“We’ve seen good growth in US Loans and FlexiPay is showing great momentum as we expand our offering to access a larger market and serve more of our customers’ needs,” said company CEO Lisa Jacobs.

Last modified: September 7, 2023

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