The Paragon Group of Companies PLC is an United Kingdom-based holding company, engaged in the first mortgage and consumer finance businesses. The Company operates in two business segments: First Mortgages and Consumer Finance. The revenue generated by the First Mortgages segment includes interest and fees generated by the buy-to-let and owner-occupied mortgage assets and other income derived from first charge mortgages. Consumer Finance revenue includes interest and fees generated by second charge loans, the residual car, retail finance and unsecured loan assets, and other sources of income derived from consumer loans. The Company operates in Lending: Buy-to-let specialist lending to landlord customers, through the Paragon Mortgages and Mortgage Trust brands, and the provision of consumer loans; portfolio acquisitions: the investment division of the Group, Idem Capital, which undertakes acquisitions of loan portfolios including first and second mortgages as well as unsecured assets.