The latest news and announcements from Black Book Finance

Black Book Further Boosts Commercial Team

11th January 2018: Black Book Finance hired Darren Peiris from ASC Finance as its commercial finance executive.

Darren Peiris (pictured) has worked within the banking and finance sectors for the past 13 years, previously at ASC Finance.

He brings with him long-standing relationships with a network of financial advisors, accountants and solicitors. Read the full story.

January 11th, 2018|

Black Book Finance wins at the Mortgage Introducer Awards

30th November 2017: We are delighted to announce that Black Book Finance was voted and judged winner of the ‘Best New Entrant (Broker)’ Award at the 2017 Mortgage Introducer Awards.

Following our nominations, it was then down to votes in order to make the final shortlist of three. The panel of judges then reviewed those shortlisted, to decide the ultimate winner in each category.

On 22nd November, at a superb event held at the Tower of London, the winners were announced and awards collected.

This award is a testament to the exceptional work and dedication of all the team at Black Book during our first year, and we would all like to thank everyone who nominated and voted for us!

November 30th, 2017|



We are delighted to be nominated in the ‘Best New Entrant (Broker)’ category for the upcoming Mortgage Introducer Awards.

The voting is now open and we need as many votes as possible in order to reach the final shortlist.  If you like what we are doing, please take 10 seconds to vote by following this link.. Once there, head to the ‘Best New Entrant (broker)’ category, cast your vote for and then head to the final category and hit ‘Submit Votes’ – enter your name & email, hit Submit, and that’s it. Thank you for your vote, in advance!

October 20th, 2017|

Clever move as Morgan joins Black Book Finance

Via Bridging Loan Directory – 9th October 2017: Clever move as Morgan joins Black Book Finance

Morgan brings to Black Book over 25 years financial services sales experience, in that time having been an IFA, a Mortgage Broker and Development Manager.

Whilst working for United Friendly/Refuge Assurance, Morgan was 4 times winner of their ‘Development Manager of the Year’ and most recently at Clever Lending, he was responsible for its broker-facing business development, network relationships, and for increasing the company’s introducer base. Read the full story.

October 9th, 2017|

Black Book Finance completes £13.6m loan with Shawbrook

Via Specialist Finance Introducer – 3rd October 2017: Black Book Finance has completed a development finance transaction for £13.6m with Shawbrook Bank.

The transaction was for the purchase of an office block with consent to be converted into 74 residential units. Shawbrook agreed a dual facility, with the first tranche based on the current consent and further funds to be drawn on receipt of the revised consent, and the funding was completed in six weeks from application. Read the full story.

October 4th, 2017|

Black Book Finance Boosts Sales Team

Via Bridging Loan Directory – 12th September 2017: Ross Williams has now taken up the role of Business Development Manager, to service and develop Black Book’s fast-growing introducer base..

Williams brings 13 years of experience in high performance sales, initially in banking, where he specialised in lending for Natwest – winning their ‘South West Sales Award’ three years in a row, and was fast-tracked into their ‘Future Leaders Programme’.

Read the full story.

September 13th, 2017|

Mortgage Solutions interviews Michael Clapper

Via Mortgage Solutions  – 10th August 2017: Mortgage Solutions interviews Michael Clapper, in the run up to Black Book’s one year anniversary…

As Black Book Finance approaches its first year anniversary, Specialist Finance Solutions caught up with executive chairman Michael Clapper to talk painfully slow valuers, growing pipelines and why he always goes with his instinct.

Read the full story.

August 10th, 2017|

Black Book Finance launches white-labelled service

Via Best Advice  – 22nd June 2017: Black Book Finance has announced the launch of a white-labelled version, called Beaufort Capital Solutions.

Created for the exclusive use of Beaufort Group’s partners and professional connections, the company provides assistance for all types of residential, commercial, development and business finance, on an advised or referral basis.

Read the full story.

June 22nd, 2017|

Black Book Finance adds to commercial team

Black Book Finance adds to commercial teamVia Best Advice  – 04th May 2017: Black Book Finance has appointed Bridget Kibiru to the position of commercial finance executive. Kibiru (pictured) has 12 years of experience in specialist lending and joins the financial distributor from The Loans Engine.

Her most recent role was as intermediary sales manager, dealing with both intermediaries and the company’s high net worth clients, and she also served as packaging manager for several years.

Read the full story.

May 4th, 2017|

Octopus Property completes £6.4m with Black Book Finance

Via Specialist Finance Introducer  – 19th April 2017: Octopus Property has completed £6.4m of loans with new distributor Black Book Finance within a single working week. The range of loans were secured against four assets and included an acquisition bridge loan to support a purchase in Woolwich and a refinancing in Wimbledon.

D’mitri Zaprzala, head of sales at Octopus Property, said: “Having written over £80m of loans in March, it’s been crucial to keep things going at full speed. Read the full story.

April 19th, 2017|
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