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Who’s behind OakNorth?

To date, we have raised over $1bn from world-renowned investors who share our vision and passion for empowering the Missing Middle: high-growth, mid-sized businesses that are looking to scale.

A bank, but not as you know it

We’re a bank, but we’re not founded by bankers. We’re helping the UK’s most ambitious businesses maximise their growth potential and keen savers reach their life goals. We’re here to support ambitious change-makers across all sectors. Our dedication to foster a diverse economy has helped to create more than 23,000 new jobs in dozens of different sectors.

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A strong risk management framework and robust governance structure underpins our operations. This ensures key risks are measured, monitored, and managed, and that the right policies, procedures and controls are in place to mitigate these risks.

Strong leadership and extensive industry experience are also critical to OakNorth, as provided by our board and advisory board.