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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 24, 2018

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Assetz Capital set to open IFISA to manual accounts

February 23, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital is adding its Manual Lending Account (MLA) to its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) wrapper early next week.

The peer-to-peer business lender’s customers can already hold its auto-investment products within the IFISA.

“When we came to plan for our … Read More

Ultimate guide to Innovative Finance ISAs: Part three

February 22, 2018 |

INVESTORS wishing to invest tax-efficiently in peer-to-peer business loans have a wide variety of Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) to choose from.

On Wednesday, we looked at four IFISAs that enable people to lend to the UK’s small- and medium-sized enterprises … Read More

Assetz Capital reports boom in IFISA account openings

February 13, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has signed up more than 2,000 investors to its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) since its launch in December, surpassing total IFISA subscriptions for the whole market in the 2016/2017 tax year.

The peer-to-peer business lender said on Tuesday … Read More

Assetz Capital repairs bug that caused missed payments

February 13, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has identified and corrected a software issue which had led to late or missed interest payments for some of its investors.

In a statement sent to customers of the site, the platform’s chief executive and co-founder Stuart Law … Read More

Assetz makes three new hires to boost deal flow in the regions

February 9, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has hired two new relationship directors and a credit manager to boost loan origination in the North West and South Yorkshire regions.

The peer-to-peer business lender named Karl Kent as relationship director for the South Yorkshire region. He … Read More

IFISAs: The long road

February 9, 2018 |

With the industry’s largest lenders now offering the Innovative Finance ISA, surely the tax wrapper will cement its status in the mainstream investment space this year? We provide an update on the product’s process

IT IS hoped that the 2017-18 … Read More

What a difference a tax year makes! P2P platforms pile in to the IFISA market

February 7, 2018 |

THE INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) market looks vastly different as ISA season approaches compared with this time last year.

Just a handful of peer-to-peer platforms had full Financial Conduct Authority approval in time to launch an IFISA product in April … Read More

P2P investors risk losses by lending to just one borrower

February 6, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER analysis firm 4th Way is urging investors to diversify after stress testing revealed the odds of losing money in a severe recession can be 10 times higher in some cases when lending to just one borrower on a P2P … Read More

Assetz Capital backs action against landbanking

January 31, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has backed calls from communities secretary Sajid Javid to clamp down on developers who hold on to land without building on it.

Javid said in an interview with The Times this morning that the government would clamp down … Read More

Lenders shift focus to recurring revenue

January 26, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are shifting their focus to recurring revenue to improve business stability.

Upfront origination fees typically comprise 70 per cent of lenders’ revenues, while ongoing loan servicing fees account for the remaining 30 per cent.

Iain Niblock, chief executive … Read More