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Allica Bank

General Information

Overview

Allica began life as Civilised Bank, which was awarded a banking licence in May 2017, although it had to hand this back a year later having failed to meet the regulatory requirements to exit mobilisation. Having developed its technology platform, had changes in its executive team and rebranded as Allica, the bank was authorised in September 2019. It launched its first savings products on 1st April 2020.

Banking Licence

Allica have their own banking licence which isn’t shared with any other banks

Registration Numbers

Companies House Number: 7706156
Financial Conduct Authority: 821851

Based: Milton Keynes but with an office in London

Date Launched: September 2019

FSCS Protected? Yes

Branches: Allica does not have any branches

People of Interest

Head of Savings

Lawrence Holland

Chief Executive

Richard Davies

Saving Information

No. of Savers

Unknown - Allica didn't respond to our enquiries on this but we estimate they have approximately 3,000 savers

Amount of Deposits

£104m as at 31st December 2020

Loan Book

£71m as at 9th March 2021

Account Opening and Management

How Do I Open a Savings Account

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Lending Activities

Allica has three principle areas of lending:

1) Asset finance - lending £25,000 - £500,000 to businesses to finance assets such as plant and machinery, manufacturing and production equipment and transportation

2) Commercial mortgages - lending £150,000 - £5m to businesses to purchase their own premises or to purchase commercial premises to rent to other businesses

3) Buy to let mortgages - Allica has agreed a five year funding partnership with specialist buy to let mortgage lender Landbay, to fund up to £200m per annum of residential buy to let mortgages

Reviews

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Savings Guru Verdict

Allica Bank has offered a small selection of savings products since its launch in April 2020 - a 95 Day Notice Account, and 1 & 2 Year Fixed Rates for both personal and business customers.  These have only generally been offered for short periods of time because it's still very much in its infancy and its small lending book means its got limited capacity for new savers.  Hopefully its deal with Landbay will see it become a more consistent name in our savings tables as it seeks to fund that.

Contact Information for Allica Bank

Contact Details

Address: 500 Avebury Blvd, Milton Keynes, MK9 2XX

Telephone: 0330 094 3333

Website: https://www.allica.bank/

Email: customer.services@allica.bank

Open: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

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