About us

Pepper Money is an award-winning UK specialist mortgage lender

Based in Cardiff and Uxbridge Pepper Money offer a range of first charge and second charge mortgages to customers who are often overlooked by high street lenders.

We are part of the global Pepper Group with our head office being in Sydney, Australia. The Group operates various businesses in Europe, Asia, and the Pacific regions, with over 1,000 employees worldwide. In 2017 it was acquired by leading global investment firm KKR & Co Incorporated. 

Our awards

Award winning service

Our aim is to provide outstanding service to our customer’s and broker partners. We’re delighted when this commitment is recognised with an industry award.

Our story so far

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2022
Pepper Money and Optimum Credit integrate to become UK Mortgage Lending Ltd trading as Pepper Money.
2020
Despite the global pandemic Pepper Money continues to lend completing two securitisations worth £629m.
2019
Pepper Money formally separates from Pepper UK under its own FCA approved registration.
2018
Pepper Money acquires the Second Charge lender Optimum Credit.
2017
KKR, a leading US private equity firm acquires over 50% of Pepper group.
2016
The Pepper Money brand launches, capturing our range of retail finance products around the world.
2015
Pepper UK starts lending as Pepper lists on the Australian stock exchange.
2014
Pepper Spain starts lending.
2013
Pepper acquires Oakwood servicing platform in the UK and Evergreen Savings Bank in South Korea.
2012
Pepper acquires GE Capital's Irish mortgage business and servicing platform.
2011
Major shareholder Merill Lynch is bought by Bank of America. Later that year the current management buy Pepper.
2006
Pepper is acquired by Oakwood Global Finace SCA.
2000
An opportunity to help an underserved corner of the market is identified and Pepper is born.

Careers at Pepper Money

At Pepper Money, everything we do is to help people succeed, from our employees to our customers. If you’re looking for a new and exciting career opportunity or want to kick start your career in a fast-paced environment, Pepper Money is the place for you!

We like to talk about it

Latest news

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Debt Consolidation

Information

Mortgage Service Levels

Intermediary Mortgages

Working on DIP referrals received on:

28th November

Responding to application portal broker messages on:

28th November

Reviewing applications sent to our underwriters on:

28th November

Working on applications received on:

28th November

Currently reviewing valuations received on:

28th November

Answering calls in less than (average speed):

< 1 Minutes