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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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IFISA inflows set to hit £1bn milestone

July 1, 2019 |

The Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) looks set  to become a billion-pound product, exclusive data reveals.

Figures provided to Peer2Peer Finance News from the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (Tisa) show the tax wrapper has been growing in popularity since a slow … Read More

Spot the difference

June 19, 2019 |

Crowd bonds occupy the same space as peer-to-peer loans, yet they are almost completely different. Or are they….? 

WHEN THE Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) was first introduced in 2016, it provided individuals with the opportunity to gain tax-free earnings from … Read More

Will new institutional products drive out the retail investor?

June 12, 2019 |

A NUMBER of purely institutional products have been unveiled recently in the peer-to-peer lending sector. Is this to the benefit or detriment of the retail investor?

In April, Funding Circle announced that it was winding down its dedicated investment trust … Read More

Here’s what the industry thinks of the FCA rule changes

June 4, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA has released its long-awaited, updated rules for the peer-to-peer lending sector, which confirm the introduction of investor marketing restrictions.

Here’s the industry reaction so far – keep an eye out for rolling updates

RateSetter chief … Read More

The IFISAs you can open for £100 or less

March 13, 2019 |

ISA SEASON is upon us, and according to multiple peer-to-peer lending platforms, Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) inflows are growing fast.

However, amid the rush to take advantage of the IFISA’s tax-free savings, it is easy to forget the very real … Read More

Navigating the tax landscape

February 15, 2019 |

The maze of UK tax legislation can be tricky for peer-to-peer investors to navigate, but Andrew Saunders is here to guide you…

IT’S UNLIKELY THAT Benjamin Franklin – 18th century polymath and one of the founding fathers of the USA … Read More

IFISAs: Plenty to play for

February 8, 2019 |

The Innovative Finance ISA has been boosted by the ‘big three’ lenders unveiling their tax-free products, but are they now helping or hindering the competition? 

THE MAJORITY OF peer-to-peer lenders now offer tax-free earnings through the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) … Read More

Abundance investors fund largest ever project

January 10, 2019 |

ABUNDANCE has closed its largest ever project, raising £7m for Scottish tidal energy company Orbital Marine Power.

The renewables crowd bonds platform attracted around 2,300 investors who lent an average of £3,000 each, with more than half investing through the … Read More

Seedrs reports record year after flurry of P2P fundraises

January 7, 2019 |

CROWDFUNDING platform Seedrs raised a record-breaking £195m in 2018, during a year which saw the equity investment site become more and more popular with peer-to-peer lenders.

Seedrs reported that it saw 186 successful pitches in 2018, including 28 fundraises in … Read More

P2P set for fundraising boom in 2019

January 2, 2019 |

INVESTORS could be set to benefit from another bumper year of equity fundraisings in the peer-to-peer lending sector.

P2P lenders raised more than £10m through crowdfunding platforms last year to boost their technology and operations, while almost £2bn was ploughed … Read More