Finance Awards 2018 10 Wealth & Finance International - 2018 Finance Awards Housing Growth Partnership is a social impact investor backed by Lloyds Bank and Homes England to help address housing affordability by providing support to the regional development community to increase the number of new homes built in the UK. Their mission is to partner with small housebuilders and residential developers to support the sustainable growth of their businesses, increasing the number of homes they can produce. Meanwhile acting as thought leaders to promote and champion innovation within the housebuilder and residential development community. Their vision is a diverse and sustainable residential development sector with small housebuilders and developers playing a significant role in stimulating the level of housing supply that the country needs. As part of this focus, HGP provides equity investments into new build residential development projects alongside SME Housebuilders and Developers (who deliver 5 to 175 units per annum), in return for a profit share at the back end of the development. To ensure success for every stakeholder, HGP adopts a collaborative approach when investing, working with housebuilder partners to find the right funding structure on a given development. As such, the organisation invests in the project, not the business and the housebuilder’s investment rank equally with HGP’s, promoting alignment to the risks and rewards of the scheme. As well as providing capital, HGP also has extensive residential development and equity investment experience in the team, along with a pool of senior industry advisors available to share their experience and mentor clients. As HGP works alongside numerous debt providers, they can make introductions and support clients to raise competitive debt finance if required. Housing Growth Partnership (HGP) is a social impact investor. As part of our overview of a selection of the winners from this year’s Finance Awards we profile the organisation to gain a fascinating insight into the vital work it undertakes. Best Regional Housing Development Equity Investment Experts – UK & Social Impact Investor of the Year - UK Housing Growth Partnership Since launch HGP has built a pipeline of over 5,000 homes with over 2,500 already under construction across more than fifty UK sites. In addition to supporting the delivery of new homes, HGP has provided over 1,500 hours of mentoring to partners through its panel of senior advisors. Company: Housing Growth Partnership Address: 25 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HN Email: [email protected] Web Address: Housing Growth Partnership Nov18215