On 20 July 2020 Amigo published its results for the year ending 31 March 2020. The financial headlines: Amigo made a loss after tax for 2019-20 of £27.2m. For the previous year this had been a profit of £88.6m; no guidance on financial performance for 2020-21 was given because it is too early to assess the impact of Covid-19; it had cash in the bank of over £135m at 30 June … [Read more...]
Articles about Amigo
These articles are about Amigo itself, the company and its finances.
For articles about guarantor loan complaints, including the templates for how to complain if you are a borrower or if you are a guarantor, see Guarantor loans complaints.
UPDATE After the failure of his attempt to remove the board Benamor started selling 1% of the companies shares every working day. He has stated this will continue until his holding is gone. UPDATE - 17 June At the General Meeting held today, the resolutions to remove the current board and substitute two new directors as proposed by James Benamor were all defeated by a large majority, … [Read more...]
Amigo's half-year results for April-September 2019 show a big increase in complaint costs about its guarantor loans. The majority of these complaints are affordability complaints, by the borrower or by the guarantor. Here is the management presentation on the results. What Amigo says about complaints Here my thoughts on some of the points Amigo makes about complaints in the management … [Read more...]
On 29 August 2019, Amigo published its financial results for the April-Jun 2019 quarter. I wanted to see how Amigo was going to refer to the very high percentage of complaints against it which have been upheld by the Financial Ombudsman - see 83% of guarantor loan cases won at Financial Ombusdman - and whether Amigo is making any changes because of this. The Amigo announcement Here are … [Read more...]