Paragon Group of Companies

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Paragon Group of Companies
Public (LSEPAG)
Industry Personal loans
Founded 1985
Headquarters Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Key people
Robert Dench, Chairman
Nigel Terrington, CEO
Revenue £302.4 million (2014)[1]
£122.8 million (2014)[1]
£97.2 million (2014)[1]

The Paragon Group of Companies plc is one of the United Kingdom's largest providers of mortgages and personal loans. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


The Company was established in 1985 as the National Home Loans Corporation.[2] It launched Homeloans Direct (now known as Paragon Mortgages) in 1995.[2] In 1997 it changed its name to the Paragon Group of Companies.[2] In 2003 it acquired Britannic Money.[3]


The Company is based in Solihull. Loan assets as at 30 September 2013 were £9.7 billion.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Annual Report 2014" (PDF). Paragon. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Paragon Group of Companies
  3. ^ Paragon eyeing up Britannic Money Daily Telegraph, 25 May 2003

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