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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 27, 2019

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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

BondMason set to unveil range of bonds

April 16, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER investor BondMason is planning to issue a series of bonds with one to three-year maturities after raising £1.85m in equity funding, the company’s chief executive told Peer2Peer Finance News.

Stephen Findlay (pictured), said BondMason plans on offering bonds with … Read More

Disrupting the disruptors

April 13, 2018 |

Cryptocurrencies are not only the hot topic de jour – they are also edging into the peer-to-peer lending space. Peer2Peer Finance News investigates what this means for an industry still finding its feet in mainstream finance…

CRYPTOCURRENCIES and peer-to-peer lending … Read More

BondMason raises £1.85m to expand investment services

March 13, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER investor BondMason has raised £1.85m in an equity funding round to drive the growth of the business.

The company, which invests in selected P2P loans across approved platforms on an investor’s behalf, has received funding from private investors as … Read More

Ablrate considers buying Collateral’s loan book

March 8, 2018 |

BUSINESS lender Ablrate is considering buying the loan book of Collateral, the peer-to-peer lending platform that recently went into administration.

Ablrate’s chief executive David Bradley-Ward said he has contacted Collateral’s administrators to find out how it can help.

“If there … Read More

International Women’s Day: What’s stopping women investing?

March 8, 2018 |

On International Women’s Day, Sarah Chapple (pictured), head of client engagement at direct lending specialist BondMason, asks what’s causing the investment gender gap

Between 1998 and 2013 the number of working mothers who were household breadwinners rose by over 80 per … Read More

BondMason offers to step in on Collateral loans

March 2, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER investor BondMason has offered to step in and manage the loanbook of the troubled Collateral platform.

BondMason, which invests in loans across more than 30 P2P platforms on behalf of investors, revealed it has invested 2.48 per cent of … Read More