Rory McHugh

Lendable

Chief Capital Officer

Rory is the Chief Capital Officer at UK online consumer lending platform Lendable. Prior to joining Lendable in 2017, Rory was a Managing Director at Ares Management and prior to that Managing Director and Head of Specialist Lenders and FinTech Solutions at RBS in London, where his responsibilities included providing financing, capital markets, and risk management solutions. Over nearly 20 years working in financial markets Rory has held senior roles in investment banking, asset management, and at specialist lenders. Lendable are one of the fastest growing European consumer lending platforms.

Event Sessions Featuring Rory McHugh


Panel

Beyond investment trusts: Where's the next wave of capital going to come from?

London Summit 2018 - 26th March 2018

  • Lüth said Raisin is working on developing EFTs with passive fund giant Vanguard while Aikens said Prodigy Finance is looking at different fund structures very closely.
  • Newsome said that two forms of private debt have sprung up. First is $850bn and more mid market private equity based and the second is platform based lending being $50-100bn. He added that a type of ‘fund of platforms’ could happen soon to help the latter grow.
  • Ramaekers said Aegon are planning a long run investment in the private credit space but that it can takes a while before actually buying the first loan in a platform. “It was a year before we deployed money after first meeting Funding Circle for the first time,” he said.