Vantage is a specialist master broker operating in the property finance market. It provides a comprehensive range of services to intermediaries (including mortgage brokers, IFAs and accountants) and direct clients, in assessing, placing and processing a range of specialist property finance solutions such as bridging and development loans, commercial loans, second charge secured loans, and buy-to-let and residential mortgages.
The transaction involved Chiltern making a significant minority investment, providing strategic support and backing.
During Chiltern’s investment, the business successfully broadened the senior management team and developed the company’s sales and marketing function. In January 2018, Chiltern sold its stake in Vantage to ENRA, a specialist provider of mortgage finance backed by Exponent Private Equity.