*weighted average interest rate of all investments made in the first 15 bonds
An unsecured bond from Bagnall Energy Ltd, an established company with interests in a range of energy generation, storage and efficiency projects. *This bond has a low LTV with investor redemptions possible each month subject to liquidity and sufficient notice as outlined in the Offer Document.
An unsecured bond from Pulford Trading Ltd, an established company with interests in a range of asset-backed businesses. *This bond has a low LTV with investor redemptions possible each month subject to liquidity and sufficient notice as outlined in the Offer Document.
An opportunity to lend to Downoak Limited, a company that owns four trading, freehold pub restaurants located in the Home Counties. This Bond will offer investors a chance to earn up to 5.50% p.a. interest over a period of up to 18 months.
An opportunity to lend to Hedderwick Limited which owns two prominent freehold sites, one of which is trading as a high-quality pub restaurant and the other is currently vacant and has been granted planning permission for a full refurbishment later in the year.
An opportunity to lend money to an operational data centre in Birmingham with the bond secured against the company's assets, and earn up to 5% p.a. Note this bond is not eligible for the Innovative Finance ISA.
An opportunity to invest in Royal Foresters, a new Pub development near Ascot, offering a higher rate than typically offered on Crowd Bonds, reflecting the higher risk of investing before the pub is trading.
Downing LLP has raised £1.7bn from 35,000 investors seeking to invest in businesses that make a profit and a difference.
The majority of our Crowd Bonds are for companies that can provide a level of security to investors.
Bonds go through our due diligence process and have a full offer document outlining risks and returns.
Investors' money is held in a segregated bank account pre and post investment.
Our team monitor performance and help investors keep track of their money post investment.
Our annual monitoring fees are contingent on investors getting their capital and interest back.
The Downing Crowd platform has launched two brand new Regular Access Crowd Bonds, some of the first of their kind in the crowdfunding market, designed to offer investors attractive returns without having to lock away their money for a long period of time.
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