Mettle Investments: UK’s SME lending arm is just Reward


Mettle Investments: UK’s SME lending arm is just Reward

Unfortunately things do not look as bright for Mettle’s SA businesses, spun out of Christo Wiese’s Tradehold

Marc Hasenfuss

Specialist financier Mettle ( – which was last year spun out of the Christo Wiese-controlled Tradehold ( property listing – continues to tap a promising niche in the UK.

In the six months to end-August, Mettle’s 90%-owned specialist secured lending business, Reward – based largely in Manchester and Leeds – increased its loan book and invoice discounting book from R1.2bn (£63m) at the end of February to R1.3bn (£67.4m).

Reward targets the UK’s small and medium-sized enterprises market, with loans between £50,000 and £2m, that are not adequately serviced by the traditional banks...

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