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As part of the group’s expansion strategy, Paul Welch, CEO and founder of – market leaders in the specialist large mortgage market, has made a new appointment to his senior management team.

Charles Ayton joins as a Senior Partner with 27 years’ experience at Lloyds Bank.  Charles worked predominantly in the private and commercial banking divisions, most recently leading the personal banking business across the UK for the company’s high net worth commercial customers.

Charles joins to help grow the group’s commercial division and will also assist with complex high net worth commercial lending cases. This will cover development & mezzanine finance, bridging loans and large buy to let portfolios.

Paul Welch, CEO and founder comments “I am delighted to have Charles on board.  We have exciting plans in regards to growing our commercial lending base even further, and his added expertise will be key in growing our group to the next level.”

Welch added “ is actively recruiting and we plan on employing further staff over the coming 6 months.”

The group’s experience and extensive network of global relationships with private banks, investors and lenders is a powerful combination.  The brand is well-suited to the ever increasing number of High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth individuals in the marketplace. The business delivers truly independent, bespoke solutions of value to its discerning customers, providing proactive advice while dealing with all aspects of clients’ circumstances.


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Contact – 020 7519 4900

Email – is a market leader in the UK mortgage industry and the UK’s first mortgage broker to specialise in arranging mortgages above £500,000.

Founded by Paul Welch in 2006, is at the forefront of the industry as a result of providing innovative funding solutions, mortgage advice and access to sources of capital not generally available consistently handling enquiries above £2billion for each of the past 3 years.

Its experienced award-winning team of UK financial services professionals continuously go the extra mile creating bespoke solutions specifically to the needs of its clients. Having built up an unprecedented global network of eighty-four finance providers to date, uses this expertise to strengthen partnerships between financial services companies and high net worth individuals, all underpinned by absolute discretion and integrity. has led the way in specialising in the provision of large mortgage loans in the UK and is now looking to penetrate new overseas markets to enhance its proposition with offices in Singapore.

YOUR HOME OR PROPERTY MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR ANY OTHER DEBT SECURED ON IT Ltd, 12 Pepper Street, London, E14 9RP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Ltd Registered in England and Wales No: 5070990 Registered Address: Bridge House, London Bridge, London, SE1 9QR. A typical fee of 1.17% of the mortgage amount is payable.


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