BLKB made an investment in swisspeers AG as a strategic investor.
Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB) participated as a strategic investor in swisspeers AG, the leading digital peer-to-peer lending platform for financing SMEs in Switzerland.
BLKB invested as a strategic investor in swisspeers AG, which operates a digital peer-to-peer lending platform for financing SMEs in Switzerland. With this investment, BLKB, as a forward-looking bank, underlines its commitment to supporting SMEs and strengthening Switzerland as a business location. Through this participation, the bank is solidifying its commitment to small and medium-sized enterprises, which together account for more than two-thirds of jobs in Switzerland.
swisspeers is an independent direct landing platform that allows companies to raise debt capital directly from investors - without the intermediation of a financial institution. This peer-to-peer financing creates a simple alternative to the traditional bank loan and is completely transparent. These alternative investments with an attractive risk-return profile contribute to strengthening Switzerland as a business location.
Gut Corporate Finance AG supported swisspeers AG as financial advisor in this transaction. The mandate included the entire project management, transaction preparation including support in preparing the pitch deck and company valuation, organisation of the due diligence, transaction structuring and support in the contract negotiations.