December 8, 2021
Translink supported swisspeers AG as financial advisor in this transaction.
BLKB invested as a strategic investor in swisspeers AG, which operates a digital peer-to-peer lending platform for financing SMEs in Switzerland. With this investment, BLKB, as a forward-looking bank, underlines its commitment to supporting SMEs and strengthening Switzerland as a business location. Through this participation, the bank is solidifying its commitment to small and medium-sized enterprises, which together account for more than two-thirds of jobs in Switzerland.
swisspeers is an independent direct lending platform that allows companies to raise debt capital directly from investors, without the intermediation of a financial institution. This peer-to-peer financing creates a simple alternative to the traditional bank loan and is completely transparent. These alternative investments with an attractive risk-return profile contribute to strengthening Switzerland’s reputation as a key business location.
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Gut Corporate Finance is the member firm of Translink in Switzerland. We are committed to creating sustainable shareholder value for our clients through our in-depth expertise, outstanding client commitment and strong entrepreneurial culture.