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Peer2Peer Finance News | May 26, 2019

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Assetz Capital marks record month for IFISA inflows

May 24, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital saw a record month of investor inflows into its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) during April.

The peer-to-peer business lender said that its tax wrapper attracted more than £13m last month, bringing its total IFISA investment up to £90m. … Read More

Crowdfunding crazy! The latest P2P fundraising campaigns

May 17, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has been given a further stamp of approval thanks to a flurry of fundraises this year on equity crowdfunding platforms.

Not only are investors keen to fund loans via P2P platforms, they’re keen to buy stakes in them … Read More

Assetz launches institutional fund

May 16, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has launched a Luxembourg-based private fund, in order to attract more institutional money to scale up its lending.

The peer-to-peer lender unveiled the new fund on Thursday, which is purely open to institutional and professional investors.

The fund … Read More

Assetz Capital aims to raise £1m on Seedrs as it mulls IPO

May 14, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital is aiming to raise £1m through its third equity crowdfunding campaign via Seedrs to support its staff and product expansion plans, with a possible stock market listing on the horizon.

More than half of its target for the … Read More

Assetz Capital plots third crowdfunding round

May 9, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital is set to launch a third fundraising round on Seedrs.

It is inviting existing investors to pre-register for its latest crowdfunding campaign to help grow the peer-to-peer business lender.

The platform has already attracted more than £5m through … Read More

The letter of the law

April 17, 2019 |

Compliance is an essential component of the peer-to-peer lending sector, keeping platforms in check as they push at the boundaries of innovation. With new regulations looming, what should firms prepare for and should investors feel reassured that their money is … Read More

Assetz boss: Uninvested ‘nosy parkers’ could derail recovery process

April 11, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital chief executive Stuart Law (pictured) has said there is “no benefit” to allowing people who are not invested in loans to have access to confidential data, warning that it could harm investors and borrowers.

Investors on the P2P … Read More

Five ways to add IFISA diversity

April 4, 2019 |

THIS WEEK is the busiest of the year for ISA providers and ISA savers alike. As the end of the tax year approaches, investors and savers are rushing to make the most of their annual ISA allowance, while ISA managers … Read More

P2P transparency under threat after investors flout privacy agreements

April 1, 2019 |

THE HIGH levels of transparency vaunted by the peer-to-peer lending industry could be under threat as platforms warn that investors are sharing too much information about bad debts.

Several P2P investor forums have launched in recent years, creating a … Read More

Assetz Capital unveils commercial mortgage with six-week turnaround target

March 26, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has launched a commercial mortgage product offering a six-week turnaround for borrowers.

The peer-to-peer lender’s Express Commercial Mortgage is available throughout the UK for loan sizes ranging between £150,000 and £750,000. It targets a turnaround from initial enquiry … Read More