Equities First Holdings is a pioneer company in the sector of alternative lending. It began its operations in 2002 as Meridian Equity PartnersLimited. In 2012, after a successful acquisition by the Meridian Limited, it became Equities First Holdings. Over the years it has extended its market base to Australia, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.
CurrentlyEquitiesFirst Holdings is based in London. It is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom. The firm continues to thrive in the industry due to the ever increasing number of clients. So far it has completed 700 transactions worth over $1.4 billion. It also has on its books several ongoing transactions and negotiations. Two of its notable transactions were with Angle PLC and Paysafe Group PLC. These transactions were completed in October 2016 and April 2017 respectively.
The continued success of Equities First Holdings is due to its unique loan services. It specializes in two lending options namely; stock based and share-based loans. Stock and or shares are used as collateral. These are used as security for a maximum of three years. It also offers liquidation services.
Benefits of Equities Holdings
People and businesses who do not qualify for traditional credit loans are the primary beneficiaries of these services. Again, these loans do not require the disclosure of intended purpose. Therefore, one can use them to settle other loans or for personal use. Consequently, it is a sure refuge in the times of economic crisis.