Opportunities for investment in Mogo loans has grown as the non-bank car loan provider now offers Latvia-issued unsecured personal loans for investment for the first time on Mintos. These loans are in addition to the car loans currently available from the loan originator from Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania.
Mogo was established in 2012 in Latvia and is the largest non-bank car loan provider in the region. As of October 2017, Mogo also began issuing personal loans to residents of Latvia and as of February 28, 2018, has distributed EUR 1.8 million worth of loans to customers. Outside of Latvia, the company also has operations in Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland and Romania. Mogo prides itself on its fast customer service and open communication, which fosters long-term relationships with its customers. As a result, it has more than 40 000 clients worldwide.
The average Latvia-issued personal loan on Mintos from Mogo is EUR 400. The average repayment term is 24 months and borrowers repay the loan in monthly instalments. You can expect an average annual net return of up to 14%.
To maintain its skin in the game, Mogo will keep 5% of each loan on its balance sheet. All Latvia-issued personal loans from the company are secured with a buyback guarantee meaning all loans that are delinquent for 60 days or more will be bought back.
Latvia is the company’s largest and most profitable market. As of December 31, 2017, Mogo Latvia’s net loan portfolio reached EUR 30.6 million, a 22% increase compared to December 31, 2016. In 2017, turnover for the company amounted to EUR 13.7 million. Since its inception, Mogo Latvia has originated more than 33 thousand loans worth EUR 86 million.
The typical borrower for Mogo is aged between 26 to 35 years. They are usually taking the loan to cover unexpected costs such as paying for repair work in the home. Feedback from customers has shown they appreciate the convenience and quick process of applying for a loan from Mogo.
As of December 31, 2017, Mogo Group’s net loan portfolio was more than EUR 100 million, a more than 50% increase compared to December 31, 2016. In 2017, turnover for the company amounted to EUR 40 million. Since its inception, Mogo Group has originated more than 91 thousand loans worth EUR 250 million.
Mogo joined the marketplace in 2015 and investors have invested more than EUR 105 million in its loans. In terms of total amount funded, Mogo is one of the top loan originators. The company currently offers car and personal loans in three currencies: Euro, British pound and Polish zloty.