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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 24, 2018

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Orca launches £500,000 crowdfunding campaign

September 17, 2018 |

ORCA has opened its £500,000 crowdfunding campaign to the wider public, as it eyes European expansion for its investment platform.

The peer-to-peer analysis and investment firm launched a private Seedrs fundraising last month for existing customers to help fund its … Read More

Lenders flock to Scotland as P2P sector takes off

September 17, 2018 |

SCOTLAND looks set to become a peer-to-peer lending hotspot despite fears about the potential impact of Brexit and another independence referendum.

This year has seen lenders such as Assetz Capital and The House Crowd expanding their presence in the country, … Read More

Assetz has paid back £50m of interest to investors

September 14, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has paid back more than £50m of interest to its investors since launching five years ago.

“When we started Assetz Capital we committed to growing the business in a balanced, sustainable way that would benefit investors, borrowers and … Read More

Funding Circle remains fastest growing P2P firm

September 10, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has retained its place as the fastest growing peer-to-peer lending firm in the latest Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100.

Fellow ‘big three’ P2P platform Zopa also featured in the list, which was published on Sunday. However, the … Read More

Assetz named among fastest-growing tech firms

September 6, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has revealed that it has been included in this year’s Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100, ahead of the list’s publication this weekend.

The peer-to-peer business lender said it has been ranked 53rd on the league table, which … Read More

Proposed investor restrictions threaten P2P sector’s growth

September 4, 2018 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending industry has blasted the City watchdog’s proposed investor restrictions as unfair, costly and damaging to the sector’s future.

P2P platforms have been busy digesting the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) long-awaited post-implementation review of the sector – released … Read More

P2P marketing clampdown ‘may restrict IFISA takeup’

August 31, 2018 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority’s regulatory clampdown on the peer-to-peer sector risks restricting growth of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), according to Assetz Capital’s chief executive.

Stuart Law, who heads up the business P2P lender, warned that the strong take-up of … Read More

Assetz Capital hires new chief risk officer

August 28, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has former RBS and NatWest executive Chris Macklin as its new chief risk officer.

Macklin has over 35 years of experience at the high street banks, including four years as head of complex customer management and strategic relationship … Read More

Assetz set to have lent out £100m over summer

August 24, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital is set to have lent out £100m in three months, having expanded its relationship management team to fulfil an “influx of enquiries”.

The peer-to-peer lending platform said on Friday that it has funded more than £60m to small- … Read More

Sustainable success

August 20, 2018 |

Stuart Law, chief executive of Assetz Capital, tells Andrew Saunders how the UK’s fourth-largest P2P lender has managed to achieve both growth and profitability

WITH A 35-YEAR track record in property behind him, Stuart Law is not your typical peer-to-peer … Read More