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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 12, 2017

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Safety net for struggling home owners shrinking

December 11, 2017 |

THE GOVERNMENT’S financial safety nets for UK homeowners have been shrinking over the past decade, a report has found.

A safety net for individual home buyers in the UK was put in place during the deep recession of the early … Read More

Win a champagne gift box with P2PFN’s Christmas contest

December 11, 2017 |

Peer2Peer Finance News is getting into the festive spirit with a special Christmas giveaway!

By signing up to our social media channels and our e-newsletter (if you haven’t already), you will be in with a chance of winning a Louis Roederer … Read More

FCA uses P2P as example of balancing competition and innovation

December 11, 2017 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has cited its regulation of peer-to-peer lending as an example of its approach to balancing competition and innovation.

The City watchdog has launched two consultation documents to seek views on how well its approach to … Read More

Finovate Europe 2018

December 11, 2017 |

FinovateEurope 2018

Date: 6-9 March 2018

Venue: ExCel London, Website Registration

FinovateEurope 2018 will be moving to the ExCel Center in London this year (a much larger venue) with a new, expanded conference. The first two days follow the traditional Finovate … Read More

Kuflink names Narinder Khattoare as CEO

December 11, 2017 |

KUFLINK Group, which owns peer-to-peer property lender Kuflink, has appointed Narinder Khattoare as chief executive, following the departure of Tarlochan Garcha.

Khattoare was previously Kuflink Group’s sales and marketing director.

The group has also added Sukhdev Dhillon and Nattalie Weekes, head … Read More

CrowdProperty raises £900,000 via Seedrs

December 11, 2017 |

CROWDPROPERTY, the peer-to-peer property lender, has raised £907,467 via Seedrs to fund its expansion plans.

The campaign hit its target funding of £600,000 within 40 hours of its launch on 20 November.

The pre-series A equity round attracted 509 investors … Read More

Downing enters property development space with Funding Circle hires

December 11, 2017 |

DOWNING has hired two real estate experts from Funding Circle’s property division as it enters the property development space through its crowd bonds platform.

Investors on Downing’s crowd bonds platform are being offered returns of five per cent for one … Read More

Digital evolution

December 11, 2017 |

Technology is at the very core of peer-to-peer lending, but is the industry in danger of losing its competitive edge?

PEER-TO-PEER lending has blossomed off the back of innovative technology and is now providing a viable alternative to mainstream financial … Read More

Lendy warns buy-to-let investors against putting “all their eggs in one basket”

December 11, 2017 |

LENDY is urging buy-to-let property investors to diversify despite the value of residential mortgage write-offs hitting record lows.

The value of mortgages written off by banks and building societies in the last year hit a 12-year low at £72m, Bank of … Read More

Zopa investors can now automatically move repayments into their IFISA

December 8, 2017 |

ZOPA investors can now automatically re-direct their repayments into their Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

The peer-to-peer consumer lender confirmed this week that customers can gradually move their Zopa money into the tax wrapper without having to sell loans or pay … Read More