Paragon Group of Companies

Paragon Group of Companies
Public (LSE: PAG)
Industry Personal loans
Founded 1985
Headquarters Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Key people
Robert Dench, Chairman
Nigel Terrington, CEO
Revenue £197.4 million (2015)[1]
£134.2 million (2015)[1]
£107.1 million (2015)[1]

The Paragon Group of Companies plc is one of the United Kingdom's largest providers of mortgages and personal loans. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.


The Company was established in 1985 as the National Home Loans Corporation.[2] It launched Homeloans Direct (now known as Paragon Mortgages) in 1995.[2] In 1997 it changed its name to the Paragon Group of Companies.[2] In 2003 it acquired Britannic Money.[3]


The Company is based in Solihull. Loan assets as at 30 September 2013 were £9.7 billion.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 "Annual Report 2015" (PDF). Paragon. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  2. 1 2 3 Paragon Group of Companies
  3. Paragon eyeing up Britannic Money Daily Telegraph, 25 May 2003
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