Leo Tyndall


CEO and Founder

Initially Leo worked as a lawyer focusing on securitisation and securities law in Baker McKenzie Aoki in Japan in 1998, and a foreign bank in Tokyo. In 2001 he worked for Rams Home Loans as a securitization manager, then National Australia Bank. He was jointly responsible for RMBS origination; he has originated and arranged approximately A$11B of transactions and close A$5B of conduit funding transactions, In 2006, as Head of Securitization for UniCredit Bank AG, he completed 3 RMBS transactions in Australia. In 2009, as Head of Capital Markets Asia, he managed a group in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia involved in project finance, equity, covered bonds and securitization transactions. His landmark deal for 2011 was the Prada IPO where UniCredit was the joint lead arranger and book runner. After returning to Australia in January 2012, Leo established Tyndall Capital, and was mandated by a number of public companies to establish funding solutions in the capital markets. In December 2014, he launched Marketlend, a marketplace (P2P) lender with a focus on offering trade credit, invoice financing and inventory financing. As of 12 January 2017, Marketlend has approx. 1228 investors, and has settled 283 large trade credit funding solutions. Marketlend secured insurance protection for majority of its offerings. Marketlend also has a loss provision fund, and its own loss investment of at least 1% in each exposure to further support its products.  Leo Tyndall has a LLB(Hons) from Bond University, and Diploma of Finance. He is also a practicing barrister and nationally accredited mediator.

Event Sessions Featuring Leo Tyndall


What is Responsible Small Business Lending?

AltFi Australasia Summit 2017 - 27th February 2017

Articles Featuring Leo Tyndall