昨日，Funding Circle中小企业收入基金宣布与花旗银行达成正式协议，花旗将通过Funding Circle平台为英国小企业提供贷款。
The Funding Circle SME Income Fund has entered into a formal agreement with Citibank to establish a funding transaction to make loans to UK small businesses through the Funding Circle platform.
The transaction will serve to support the investment trust’s target dividend yield of 6-7 per cent per annum, Funding Circle said.
Under the terms of the agreement Citibank London will provide ￡50m of funding into the transaction, by entering into a senior, floating rate loan.
The fund will contribute a portfolio of existing UK small business loans at par, and in return shall receive ?the approximately ￡50m of cash to be deployed in accordance with its investment policy, and junior notes.