New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014
LendIt (http://www.lendit.co), the world’s largest P2P and online lending conference, is pleased to honor Eaglewood Capital Management, a New York-based, SEC-registered, investment management firm specializing in online lending strategies, with the LendIt Innovator of the Year award.
The award, which shines light on a company that has helped advance P2P and online lending through the launch of a new product, service or program, was presented on Tuesday, May 6th, the final day of the annual flagship conference.
Peter Renton, co-founder of LendIt and Founder of Lend Academy stated, “We are pleased to bestow this year’s Innovator of the Year award to Eaglewood Capital Management for its achievement in completing the first ever securitization of P2P loans. We applaud Eaglewood for breaking new ground in putting this deal together which brought new credibility and awareness to the industry. As p2p lending continues to expand, we hope that Eaglewood’s structure will set a new precedent for securitization.”
Jonathan Barlow, the founder and chief executive of Eaglewood, stated, “We are thrilled to accept this award and are pleased to see that our securitization of peer-to-peer loans has recently opened the doors of the securitization markets to other online lending platforms. The due diligence and structuring process required to securitize is extremely rigorous, and therefore well respected within the institutional investor community. The securitization markets have the power to transform industries by providing access to a scalable and efficient source of low cost capital, and I believe that as the online lending industry increasingly gains traction in the securitization markets, its growth will substantially accelerate.”
LendIt is the preeminent global conference organization dedicated exclusively to the P2P and online lending industry. LendIt events showcase leading and emerging online lending platforms, the ecosystem of Big Data companies that are serving the sector, as well as the Wall Street firms that are providing innovative financing structures and investment capital to this rising asset class. LendIt draws institutional investors, financial analysts, private wealth managers, family offices, individual investors and media representatives from across the globe.
About Eaglewood Capital Management
Eaglewood Capital Management, founded in 2011, is a New York-based investment management firm and an SEC-registered investment adviser specializing in online lending strategies. The firm focuses on strategies that offer a compelling combination of yield, credit quality and duration while minimizing volatility of returns and correlation to other asset classes.