Pluto Finance appoints new lending director


Pluto Finance has appointed Simon Chapman as lending director joining the firm’s London-based team.

Simon joins from Lendco where he was business development director. Having started his career at Investec Bank, Simon has also held positions at UBS, Commercial Acceptances Limited (part of Close Brothers) and Amicus Finance, specialising in all aspects of property finance, working closely with clients.

Simon comments: “Pluto Finance provides a fast turnaround time and excellent quality of customer service. Over half of its loans are made to repeat borrowers, a testament to such a respected team. I am particularly excited to be able to deliver our new low leverage bridging product, with market leading rates which in addition to the existing product offering provided at Pluto will provide me with the necessary tools to service every client and introducers needs.”

At Pluto Finance, Simon joins the 20-team which specialises in providing stretch senior development finance, senior development finance and bridging loans in the property sector, across the South of England. With backing from some of the world’s largest institutional investors, Pluto Finance is currently funding the development of over 2,000 new homes in the UK.