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Paragon Group of Companies

Paragon Group of Companies
Public (LSE: PAG)
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]
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.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Operations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

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

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

References

  1. ^ a b c d
  2. ^ a b c Paragon Group of Companies
  3. ^ Paragon eyeing up Britannic Money Daily Telegraph, 25 May 2003

External links

  • Official site
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