Bondkick - Modern syndicated loans underwriter

Bondkick arranges syndicated loan underwriting and grants retail investors access to the professional loan market.

Bondkick started as a financial technology company, but has grown from being an online debt issuing service to a modern syndicated loan underwriting arranger, operating in the whole of Europe. Bondkick offers a full set of financial instruments applicable to the debt market, including amortised and bullet loans, providing a convenient and flexible service that increases the earning potential of both investors and entrepreneurs.

The Bondkick market place for investors lists valuable pre-screened investment opportunities, issued by European companies and buy2let real-estate solutions, originated and leveraged by Bondkick.

The Bondkick debt issuing service is suitable for companies with any credit history and operating experience via a convertible or investment loan.

Bondkick thinks globally and acts across borders. We develop links across Europe in order to enable investors to participate in international funding rounds, and borrowers to be able to present their proposals to a wider circle of investors. We are able to arrange underwriting in various currencies in accordance with local regulations.

Bondkick is the last word in business funding and portfolio hedging, which is well worth taking into account while planning your capital.

Meet the team

Valentin Ivanov

Founder & CEO

Over 17 years in business. Working in information technology since the 90s, in #fintech since its early beginning. Building start-ups since 2003, he raised and operated funds worth over €5m. Valentin has been a business consultant and advisor to various private companies and investors in the UK, Switzerland and Nordic countries. As a founder of Bondkick, Valentin has focussed on the development of this company since 2014. As the company's CEO, he is responsible for achieving the firm's strategic targets.

Vladimir Umov

Legal & Compliance Manager

Over 30 years in law, mainly focussed on business. Extensive practice in the courts of Estonia, Finland and Russia. He has a deep understanding of MiFID II compliance. Vladimir is responsible for all legal and compliance operations in Bondkick.

Jako Laanemägi

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jako has worked as a lawyer in Alvin, Rödl & Partner Advokaadibüroo law firm, Glikman, Alvin & Partnerid Advokaadibüroo law firm, and since 2014 he has worked as a sworn advocate in Reinmaa & Partnerid Advokaadibüroo law firm, where he is responsible for corporate and transaction-related advice. In addition, in 2009, he was the legal adviser for the Estonian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises. Since 2013, he is the Vice President of the Association. Jako's strengths are in the fields of business and corporate law, real estate and property law, contract law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), as well as finance, insurance and banking.

Indrek Pajumaa

Member of the Supervisory Board

Indrek works in the field of business management. He has worked as a business consultant in international consulting firm Mercuri Urval for over 15 years, Chief Financial Officer of Norma Group and Head of the Factoring Department of Tallinn Bank. Indrek's main areas of expertise are team creation and consulting in the fields of organisational restructuring and human resource management.

Fergus Elder

Member of the Supervisory Board

Fergus has worked in the investment banking field for over thirty years. He joined JP Morgan in 1984 where he held several positions. His career in JP Morgan culminated in the position of Head of Loan Capital Markets for EMEA and the Far East. In 2006, he joined UBS as Head of Loan and High Yield Capital Markets. During his time at JP Morgan and UBS, Fergus was also a member of the European Fixed Income Committee. In 2011, he joined the European Management Team of ANZ, where his specific responsibility involved loan and bond capital markets. Fergus has also represented many trade associations, including being a member of the management board of the GB Loan Market Association.

Christopher Pelly

Member of the Supervisory Board

Christopher has extensive knowledge and experience in general management, financial management, equity and debt financing, professional services and corporate governance of both public and private companies. For much of his professional career, Christopher has worked for companies involved with technology. This includes start-ups as well as large multi-national corporations. He has held a number of senior management positions in Memorex Telex and was Vice President of Operations and Business Finance for EMEA for Digital Equipment Corporation until its acquisition by Compaq. Since 2000, Chris has also served as a member of the supervisory board of Memscap SA. Christopher has lived and worked in the UK, continental Europe, and Asia.

Roman Vandtke

Member of the Supervisory Board

Roman has been working as a consultant in the field of logistics for over 20 years. As an expert in the field of logistics process development, he has helped many small and medium-sized enterprises to restructure their purchasing logistics and ensure their compliance with the ISO 9001:2008 international quality system, as a result of which the quality of goods and services was significantly improved.

Indrek Rahumaa

Member of the Supervisory Board

Indrek has extensive managerial and financial experience. During the period from 1994 to 2000, Indrek was a member of the management board of NASDAQ OMX Tallinn, CFO of Estonian Air and chairman of the management board of Baltic Cresco Investment Group. Since 2000, Indrek has been a member of the management board of Alta Capital, Teede Rev-2, and Klementi; chairman of the supervisory board of Zaklady Przemyslu Cukierniczego Mieszko and PTA Grupp, and head of Lauma Fabrics.

Sergei Tšistjakov

Member of the Supervisory Board

Sergei has worked as an auditor for KPMG since 1997, as a member of the management board of the Auditors Professional Qualifications Committee since 2002 and as a member of the management board of the Board of Auditors since 2005. He is an active lecturer at EBS and the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences in the area of in-service training. Today, Sergei is a partner and auditor in the Audit Assertum audit firm.

Kurt Pakendorf

Member of the Supervisory Board

Kurt Pakendorf has 24 years of international experience in business and commercial law, as well as in a wide variety of business and legal fields. He manages the corporate and commercial law sectors at Summit Law Office LLP in London. He is also the founder of Amicus Law Limited, which offers legal and international business counselling services, and co-founder and head of the SABLE Accelerator Network in Silicon Valley. Kurt has previously been CEO of MobileWave Group plc and Vice President and adviser in Havok, an Intel Capital Group company.

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