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Chinese financial group backs Alderley Edge lender JustUs
Peer-to-peer consumer lending firm JustUs has received backing from a Chinese financial group, giving a boost to its £5m fundraising goal.
Four representatives of GuanQun Investment, which has already ploughed £50k into the Cheshire-based firm, are heading to JustUs’ Alderley Edge headquarters next week (July 29) to discuss ramping up investment and explore strategic global partnerships.
Based in London, GuanQun Investment (GQI) forms part of Beijing-based Guanqun Chicheng, which has supported around 200k SMEs since it was established in 2009.
JustUs’ founder and chief exec, Lee Birkett, said: “We are excited and delighted to welcome the distinguished delegation from GQI, including members of the investment committee, and look forward to continuing our relationship with this important strategic partner. Read More
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