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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 27, 2019

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Three upcoming IFISA launches to boost your tax-free savings

May 17, 2019 |

ISA SEASON may be a distant memory but there are still tax-wrapper product launches to look forward to in the coming weeks.

At least three peer-to-peer lenders are set to launch Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) in the near future, giving … Read More

Five ways the private and public sector is supporting non-bank lenders

May 17, 2019 |

FROM the Bank of England’s quantitative easing scheme to Help to Buy Equity loans, sometimes it seems as if mainstream lenders are getting more support than those in the alternative finance space.

Banks have benefited from more liquidity being created … Read More

What is the best provision fund structure?

May 8, 2019 |

PROVISION FUNDS are designed to cover peer-to-peer investors in the event that a borrower defaults on their loan, but the way they are funded and operated varies widely across platforms. So what should investors be looking for and is there … Read More

Neil Woodford: It’s not us, it’s you

May 8, 2019 |

FALLEN STAR fund manager Neil Woodford has given up his stake in VPC Specialty Lending and P2P Global Investments – but it has nothing to do with the health of UK P2P

WHEN peer-to-peer lending first entered the alternative finance … Read More

Retail investors must steer clear of unregulated products

April 30, 2019 |

Claire Madden of Connection Capital says there are lessons to be learned from the collapse of London Capital & Finance

The recent collapse of London Capital & Finance (LCF) has understandably provoked an outcry, with much soul-searching about how such … Read More

Online lending sector gears up for more IPOs

April 12, 2019 |

ONLINE property lender LendInvest last month confirmed that it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) as one of “a range of strategic options for the business”.

The former peer-to-peer lender – which withdrew its P2P regulatory application after it … Read More

On brand! How P2P lenders are reinventing themselves

April 10, 2019 |

REBRANDS are in fashion among peer-to-peer lenders.

In recent weeks RateSetter has unveiled a new look and website while Welendus is planning a name change.

We look at the key ways P2P lenders are relaunching themselves.

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A logo is … Read More

Is all plain sailing among Lendy leadership?

March 26, 2019 |

MYSTERY surrounds the current make-up of Lendy’s senior leadership team.

Several individuals appointed last year to great fanfare now appear to have quietly left the peer-to-peer property lending platform, which has been battling a slew of bad publicity over mounting … Read More

Can Funding Circle crack the Canadian P2P market?

March 18, 2019 |

FUNDING Circle revealed in its latest annual results that it is planning to expand its peer-to-peer lending activities into Canada.

The P2P business lender is already well versed in entering new international markets, but will Canada pose its own challenges?

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IFISA providers advised to refine marketing approach

March 8, 2019 |

INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) providers have been urged to work on their messaging and marketing techniques in order to improve mainstream awareness of the tax wrapper.

Neil Edwards, chief executive and founder of The Marketing Eye, an alternative finance and … Read More