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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 26, 2019

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Anton Ruddenklau

UK fintech investment hit £16bn in 2018

February 13, 2019 |

INVESTMENT in UK fintech reached a record high of $20.7bn (£16bn) in 2018, despite a lower number of deals and a slowdown in the second half of the year.

In its biannual Pulse of Fintech report, KPMG reported that total … Read More

The Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 2018

November 1, 2018 |

The 2018 Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 demonstrates just how much this multi-billionpound industry has achieved over the past year.

Our definitive annual list of the 50 most influential people in the UK’s P2P sector includes the head of the … Read More

UK increases presence on KPMG Fintech100

October 23, 2018 |

UK FINTECHS took a greater share of KPMG’s Fintech100 list this year, partly due to the growth of neo banks.

12 UK firms feature in the accountancy giant’s list of fintechs transforming financial services, compared to eight in 2017, moving … Read More

Funding Circle shares slide on first day of official trading

October 3, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle saw its share price fall by up to a quarter on its first day of full trading on the London Stock Exchange.

The peer-to-peer lender made its official stock market debut on Wednesday morning (3 October) after closing … Read More

Funding Circle valuation ‘reflects brand and growth opportunity’

October 1, 2018 |

KPMG’S global co-head of fintech has defended Funding Circle’s stock market valuation, amid concerns the initial public offering (IPO) was priced too high.

The peer-to-peer business lender, which listed on the London Stock Exchange on Friday, was originally targeting a market … Read More

Fintech investment already ahead of 2017 levels

July 31, 2018 |

GLOBAL investment in fintech has already surpassed 2017 figures and the UK is still attracting funds despite Brexit concerns, KPMG claims.

The consultancy’s Pulse of Fintech report found $57.9bn (£44bn) has been invested across 875 fintech deals in the first … Read More

UK fintech investments soared to £3bn in 2017

February 13, 2018 |

MORE THAN $4.2bn (£3.02bn) was invested in UK-based fintech companies last year, up from $0.7bn in 2016.

According to the latest KPMG Pulse of Fintech report, the UK now accounts for more than half of the total European market ($7.2bn) … Read More