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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 22, 2018

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Posts By Kathryn Gaw

The highest paying P2P property IFISAs of 2018/19

May 21, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER property platforms are rapidly overtaking non-property platforms in terms of the returns available. And when these returns are invested within an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) wrapper, they can quickly mount up.

Many platforms are now offering double-digit returns as … Read More

Chancellor appoints fintech envoys for Wales and Northern Ireland

May 17, 2018 |

FINTECH envoys have been appointed for Wales and Northern Ireland, to help the sector flourish after Brexit.

Richard Theo, co-founder and chief executive of Wealthify, has been named fintech envoy for Wales, while Georgina O’Leary, director of innovation, research and … Read More

Ranger NAV flatlines amid fund closure talks

May 15, 2018 |

RANGER Direct Lending (RDL) saw its net asset value (NAV) plummet to 0.01 per cent in March, as shareholders called for the fund to be wound down.

The alternative lending investment fund saw its NAV drop consistently over the previous … Read More

BrickVest hiring spree continues with COO appointment

May 15, 2018 |

BRICKVEST has named Morten Møller Holst as its new chief operating officer, in the latest senior appointment at the peer-to-peer real estate platform.

This follows the recent appointments of Frank Noé as partner in Germany and Rafal Okninski as chief … Read More

HMRC updates crypto investors on tax confusion

May 14, 2018 |

CRYPTOCURRENCY investors have been warned by experts that they may face an unexpected tax bill if they sell out of the market at a profit.

However, a HMRC representative has told Peer2Peer Finance News that the tax office will deal … Read More

How to do your own due diligence on a P2P property investment

May 14, 2018 |

EVERY peer-to-peer property investment carries an element of risk. There is the risk that the borrower will be unable to repay the capital; the risk that the value of the property could go down; or even the risk that the … Read More

Do you live in a P2P property hotspot?

May 1, 2018 |

OVER the past couple of years, there has been a boom in the number of properties which are being supported by peer-to-peer lending. P2P-backed properties are located all across the country, in many variant forms.

But as the P2P property … Read More

Property P2P IFISAs vs regular IFISAs

May 1, 2018 |

EVER since the launch of the IFISA in April 2016, peer-to-peer platforms have been trying to out-do each other in a race to grab the biggest market share.

Two years later, investors have a wealth of options to choose from. … Read More

New Ranger letter defies Oaktree once again

April 27, 2018 |

RANGER Direct Lending (RDL) has responded to a second public letter from Oaktree Capital Management, rejecting the firm’s advice to hold off on making any changes to its investment management arrangements.

RDL’s board of directors confirmed that it would continue … Read More

Zopa executive: “Savers are abandoning the cash ISA en masse”

April 27, 2018 |

SAVERS are “abandoning the cash ISA en masse”, as the personal savings allowance (PSA) makes the tax-free wrappers less relevant for consumers, a Zopa executive has said.

New data from UK Finance showed that investment in cash ISAs fell from … Read More