Stuart Law, chief executive of Assetz Capital, said the firm had run out of room in its current space as it is regularly increasing headcount.
“It’s great to be able to announce our move to the newly fitted out self-contained premises to support our future growth,” Law said at the time.
“With several people joining each month, we now have a prestigious new building with the space and facilities that we require, and also befitting of one of the leading alternative finance providers in the country, and indeed Europe.”
The lender also has regional offices throughout the UK from Edinburgh and Belfast down to London and Farnborough.
Another regional lender that has been on a hiring spree is Leicestershire-based ThinCats.
His appointment was the latest after a recruitment drive that has seen ThinCats hire a former AIB banker to boost origination in London and the South East, and a former NatWest executive to its North West sales origination team.
The platform, which originates loans for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) says its average loan size this year has been around £1.1m.
The firm also underpinned its regional focus by completing 33 loan deals with Scottish companies after forming a partnership with economic development agency Scottish Enterprise last year.
Folk2Folk, which is headquartered in Cornwall, is aiming to be the ‘go-to’ provider for rural and entrepreneurial local businesses looking to secure finance for growth, development and diversification, while ensuring that its loans offer an attractive opportunity for investors.