lender lender  /ˈlɛn dər/


  • (n) someone who lends money or gives credit in business matters


  1. Unhappy with the predictive value of credit scores, lenders look for more personal data.
  2. But lenders claim such a move could force them out of the market.
  3. The Bank of Spain, which scrutinizes lenders in the country, has discouraged banks from setting up the kind of off-balance sheet vehicles that tripped up rival international lenders.


  1. Mortgage lender moves operations to Plano

    A national mortgage lender announced Wednesday it is opening a corporate office in Plano and bringing up to 1,000 jobs to the city in the next three years.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Plano Courier

  2. Wells Fargo to Be Recognized as U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2013 Large 7(a) Lender of the Year

    For the second time in three years, Wells Fargo & Company is the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Large 7 Lender of the Year. The 2013 award will be presented to Wells Fargo – the No.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Lender Processing Services, Inc. Announces an Adjustment to the Consideration Mix in Its Acquisition by Fidelity ...

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE:LPS), a leading provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "The dialogue is out of sync," Marchionne said. "I think they need to see what state the industry is in. Canada and the US are coming in as the lender of last resort. .......... No one else would put a dollar in. This is the worst...
    on Apr 14, 2009 By: Sergio Marchionne Source: USA Today

  2. "Countrywide presents a rare opportunity for Bank of America to add what we believe is the best domestic mortgage platform at an attractive price and to affirm our position as the nation's premier lender to consumers," Bank of America chief...
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Ken Lewis Source: Forbes

  3. "Over the years, the relationship between lender and borrower and a particular piece of property has been severed," said Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin. "It's clear that it's become a runaway train."
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: William Galvin Source: Washington Post

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