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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 23, 2019

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Orca warns against undue focus on P2P profits

July 19, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER aggregator and analyst Orca has jumped to the defence of Funding Circle, warning the platform’s fortunes shouldn’t be held up as a sign of the overall health of the sector.

Funding Circle halved its revenue growth forecasts earlier this … Read More

BondMason: Private BTL landlords saw higher returns in June

July 12, 2019 |

AN INCREASE in UK property prices in June boosted private buy-to-let landlords’ returns, according to new data from BondMason.

The property investment specialist, which recently announced that it was shifting its focus away from peer-to-peer loans, has released its latest … Read More

BondMason finds BTL market remains tough for smaller landlords

June 25, 2019 |

THE BUY-TO-LET market remains more challenging for smaller, private landlords than listed corporate landlords, BondMason has found.

The property investment specialist’s research showed a monthly slowdown in investment performance during May for both listed corporate landlords and private landlords in … Read More

4th Way ‘not surprised’ by collapse of ‘opaque’ Lendy

June 3, 2019 |

LENDY’S collapse highlights the issue with opaque investing, peer-to-peer lending analyst 4th Way has warned.

Neil Faulkner, co-founder of 4th Way, said the closure of Lendy was unsurprising, highlighting that it has previously failed to disclose information for the website’s … Read More

BondMason chief sees “viable future” for P2P sector despite change in focus

May 30, 2019 |

BONDMASON’S chief executive has said that peer-to-peer lending “has a viable future” with “some good operators” in the market, despite the firm winding down its own P2P offering.

The direct lending investment manager allocates investors’ funds to a variety of … Read More

BondMason unveils watchlist to spot non-performing loans

April 25, 2019 |

MORE than 10 per cent of BondMason’s portfolio is on a watchlist to monitor loans that are at risk of falling into arrears or default.

The direct lending investment manager operates a watchlist that monitors adverse issues such as whether … Read More

BondMason reports third year of 6pc investor returns

January 18, 2019 |

BONDMASON has reported a third year of six per cent annual returns for its investors and underlined its confidence in the property lending sector despite macro uncertainty.

The direct lending investment specialist revealed that it has generated a positive return … 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

Investors still failing to look beyond the bank despite a decade of low rates

October 8, 2018 |

ALMOST a third of investors are keeping their money in a traditional savings account as they are unaware of the alternatives or think they are too risky, research claims.

A BondMason poll of more than 1,000 investors with more than … Read More

Collateral administrator names creditors committee members

September 12, 2018 |

THE MEMBERS of the Collateral creditors committee have now been named by administrator BDO.

Investors were invited to vote for nominees for the committee, which will assist in the wind-up of the collapsed peer-to-peer lender, after 13 people applied for just … Read More