A trailblazing business, Brightstar is the UK’s leading specialist distributor, multi and global award-winning business, Investor in People Gold organisation and recognised as Equality Employer of the Year. Founded in 2011 our mission was the sourcing of intelligent and innovative lending schemes so as to reignite the UK’s intermediary sector.
We are the leading provider of bespoke finance for Residential Mortgages, Second Charge Mortgages, Buy To Let, Short-Term Lending/Bridging Finance, Commercial Finance, Development Finance and unsecured loans, serving brokers and networks alike. We are the innvovators within our sector with developments such as EasySource and the relaunch of Private Label.
Brightstar has developed a model for specialist distribution that is the envy of many and replicated by peers. We spearhead innovation in the sector, with contributions such as our EasySource system and #MadeEasy service charter. Our commitment to the sector is exemplary whilst our expertise/experience is valued and pursued. We are committed to our sector, demonstrated by the advancement of Women In Finance and our Mental Health agenda. People value their association with Brightstar and regard us as crusaders for the sector. Our Directors are leading industry figureheads/commentators whilst Rob Jupp, CEO, remains a literal ‘giant’ of the industry.
Our excellent knowledge in specialist lending allows Brightstar to service approximately 40% of the UK intermediary market: we have worked with nearly every new entrant to the UK specialist finance sector, completing on some of the largest specialist deals within the industry. Since our inception we have helped intermediaries source close to £2billion loans for their clients.
Our BTL team has seen rapid growth in the past twelve months and is seen by several our key strategic partners as the rising star within the specialist sector. The team has doubled in size and volumes continue to rise each month since the team was formed.
From the tip down, the entire team makes a personal commitment to supporting our introducers through broker webinars and marketing activity through the trade press to provide education on the changing BTL market in the UK and the impact on professionals working in the sector. We work tirelessly to make sure that clients are achieving the right outcome 100% of the time.
The business works to provide a high quality of service to both the intermediary market and consumers directly, exceeding internal targets within the first half of the year. The team has also consistently revised its sales process to ensure that the customer or introducer journey is the best it can be, each and every time. Our BTL team is a team full of rich history within the sector and the fresh talent that Brightstar is renowned for developing and encouraging as part of it’s commitment to ‘growing from within’
We would be honoured to be the recipients of this coveted award.