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 £223.2 million (2016)[1]
£143.2 million (2016)[1]
£116.0 million (2016)[1]
Website www.paragon-group.co.uk

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.

History[edit]

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]

Operations[edit]

The Company is based in Solihull and offers lending to landlords.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Paragon. Retrieved 22 April 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Paragon Group of Companies
  3. ^ Paragon eyeing up Britannic Money Daily Telegraph, 25 May 2003
  4. ^ "Paragon mortgages". Paragon. Retrieved 22 April 2017. 

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