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Changes to Our Business Model

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LendingClub completed the acquisition of Radius Bank in February 2021. At that time, in addition to the direct-to-consumer deposit business, we inherited a fintech partner program, and several lending businesses. As we reach the one-year anniversary of the acquisition, and in conjunction with the conclusion of a strategic review of our business operations, we have made the decision to discontinue certain businesses that don’t fit our mission.  

This includes our yacht loan business. Yacht loans are simply not in line with our mission to help everyday Americans on their path to financial health and we plan to grow our auto refinance business to take its place.  

During the review, we also thoroughly examined relationships and operating activities for the fintech partners. As a result of our review, we are asking certain partners to modify their activities and/or operations to match expectations and contractual commitments, and we have begun exiting certain partners. As part of the ongoing dialogue with these partners, we have discussed transition plans or operational changes that could impact the services available to these partners and their customers.   

As a pioneer in this space, we have a unique perspective. We operated for 15 years as a fintech with a partner bank model and now we operate as a fintech, a bank, and a partner bank. We work hard at LendingClub to maintain and build a robust, secure, compliant and scalable enterprise. We are guided by our core values, our extensive experience, our deep data set and technology investments, and governed by strong controls, to deliver on behalf of our members, communities, shareholders, partners, and team members.  

These business model changes will have no material effects on our business operations and we plan to report more details when we issue our Full Year 2021 and Q4 earnings in a few weeks. 

Scott Sanborn CEO  

LendingClub


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