Leo Tyndall is the CEO and Founder of Marketlend.
Marketlend, is a marketplace (P2P) lender with a focus on offering trade credit, invoice financing and inventory financing. It has approx. 360 investors, and has settled 20 large trade credit funding solutions. As of 24 August 2015, Marketlend secured insurance protection on its assets so it is now offering an additional investment opportunity with the backing of insurance.
Initially Leo worked as a lawyer focusing on securitisation and securities law in Baker McKenzie Aoki in Japan in 1998, and a foreign bank in Tokyo.
In 2001 he worked for Rams Home Loans as a securitization manager, then National Australia Bank. He was jointly responsible for RMBS origination; he has originated and arranged approximately A$11B of transactions and close A$5B of conduit funding transactions,
In 2006, as Head of Securitization for UniCredit Bank AG, he completed 3 RMBS transactions in Australia.
In 2009, as Head of Capital Markets Asia, he managed a group in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia involved in project finance, equity, covered bonds and securitization transactions. His landmark deal for 2011 was the Prada IPO where UniCredit was the joint lead arranger and book runner.
After returning to Australia in January 2012, Leo established Tyndall Capital, and was mandated by a number of public companies to establish funding solutions in the capital markets. In December 2014, he launched Marketlend. To date there have been no losses or loans in arrears.
Leo Tyndall has a LLB(Hons) from Bond University, and Diploma of Finance. He is also a practicing barrister and nationally accredited mediator.