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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 23, 2019

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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

How important are bounty hunters to an ICO?

August 23, 2018 |

THE ROLE of bounty hunters in initial coin offerings (ICOs) has been thrown into the spotlight following a dispute over payments made from the EQUI fundraise.

EQUI – co-founded by entrepreneur Baroness Mone and her venture capitalist partner Doug Barrowman … Read More

Collateral investors to vote on creditor committee members

July 26, 2018 |

RELENDEX and BondMason executives are on the shortlist to sit on the creditors committee of failed peer-to-peer platform Collateral, ahead of a stakeholder vote.

BDO, which was appointed administrator of Collateral in May, had proposed setting up the creditors committee to … Read More

Zopa joins Women in Finance Charter

July 11, 2018 |

ZOPA has become the final member of the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer platforms to sign up to the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter.

The Treasury has announced that a further 67 companies have signed up to the Charter, which aims to … Read More

The automation evolution

June 18, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending emerged as an alternative to mainstream banks, simultaneously widening access to credit and boosting retail investors’ returns.

Some would argue that P2P has made finance more accessible and shifted it from the ‘computer says no’ mentality of the … Read More

BondMason urges Collateral investors to back administrators

June 14, 2018 |

DIRECT lending specialist BondMason has urged Collateral lenders to support BDO in the administration of the collapsed peer-to-peer lender but insists it is ready to step in on the loanbook if needed.

BondMason had offered to manage the loanbook of … Read More

Mid-sized P2P platforms taking bigger market share

April 17, 2018 |

MID-SIZED direct lending platforms in the UK are occupying more market share than ever before, while growth at bigger lenders slows, according to BondMason research.

The peer-to-peer investor’s 2018 Direct Lending Report found direct lenders – which include P2P platforms … Read More