With more than €20m raised, the French specialist in crowdlending for SMEs, Credit.fr has provided lendors with 299 rigorously-selected smaller businesses and small and mid-sized companies (SMEs) under advantageous conditions for the borrowing companies and paying attractive yield to lenders.

Being incubated since its inception in 2014 by Truffle Capital and building partnerships with financial players such as HelloBank!, Bankin’or Linxo, Credit.fr has revolutionised corporate access to credit by offering an extremely rapid response based on a simplified administrative process and a safe credit scoring system.

The buyer, Tikehau Capital forecasts to consolidate its leading position in the corporate lending market in France. Thanks to Credit.fr, Tikehau Capital has acquired its technology solution (rigorous credit scoring) along with a deep network of partners and investors focused on the SMEs alternative financing market.