LND strengthens its leadership team with the appointment of Richard Lang as COO/CFO

LND strengthens its leadership team with the appointment of Richard Lang as COO/CFO

LND.Capital, the specialist real estate lending platform, has appointed Richard Lang as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining LND, Richard was a partner at Cheyne Capital, where he contributed to the real estate team for over sixteen years, playing a key role in forming and growing the business. His extensive experience also includes positions at several top-tier investment banks, including Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Nicolas Vocos, CEO of LND, said: "Richard’s extensive experience and proven track record in the real estate finance sector will be invaluable as we continue to innovate and expand our market presence. His expertise will play a crucial role in driving new lending opportunities and delivering exceptional value to our clients."

Richard Lang shared his enthusiasm about his appointment: "Having previously worked with Nic, I am thrilled to be part of LND, a company recognised for its innovative and technology-driven approach to real estate lending. The business is uniquely positioned to simplify and accelerate the loan process, creating unparalleled value for our clients.

“I look forward to contributing to LND's mission of making real estate finance simple, transparent, and efficient," he added.

LND launched in 2022 with £450 million of institutional funding to provide commercial real estate borrowers with flexible and reliable loan solutions of between £2 million and £30 million, with LTV ratios of up to 70% for acquisitions, refinancings and asset upgrades.