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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 18, 2019

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Brian Bartaby

IFISAs: Plenty to play for

February 8, 2019 |

The Innovative Finance ISA has been boosted by the ‘big three’ lenders unveiling their tax-free products, but are they now helping or hindering the competition? 

THE MAJORITY OF peer-to-peer lenders now offer tax-free earnings through the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) … Read More

Modernising the ISA market

February 1, 2019 |

Brian Bartaby, chief executive of peer-to-peer property platform Proplend, explains why the time has come to modernise the ISA market by promoting the IFISA…

DESPITE offering inflation-beating, tax-exempt returns, Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) are still widely misunderstood. And not just … Read More

Proplend hires Morgan Stanley veteran as chief operating officer

January 10, 2019 |

PROPERTY finance platform Proplend has appointed a former Morgan Stanley executive as its first chief operating officer.

Matt Carson joined Proplend after spending two decades working in the commercial real estate lending operations at the investment bank.

The platform has … Read More

Proplend hits £50m lending milestone

November 26, 2018 |

PROPLEND has outlined its plans to scale up the number and frequency of its loan originations, as it hit the £50m lending landmark.

The commercial property peer-to-peer lender, which launched in 2014, said it has facilitated more than 50 loans … 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

P2P firms urged to be cautious about borrower litigation risks

October 25, 2018 |

LENDY’S legal dispute with a borrower is predicted to make other peer-to-peer lending platforms more aware of the risks of counter claims as part of the recovery process.

It emerged this week that Lendy and its investors are facing a possible £10m … Read More

Proplend launches auto-lend facility

August 15, 2018 |

COMMERCIAL property peer-to-peer lending platform Proplend has introduced an auto investing feature.

The auto-lend facility will let investors target a return of five per cent, with funds allocated to Proplend’s least risky tranche A investments.

Once enabled, the facility will … Read More

Property risk? It’s as easy as A, B, C

May 1, 2018 |

Peer-to-peer property lending risk can be difficult to understand, but Brian Bartaby, founder and chief executive of Proplend, believes he has cracked the code

RISK is unavoidable in any investment, and most peer-to-peer property platforms have made it their mission … Read More

Welcome returns

February 1, 2018 |

Brian Bartaby, founder and chief executive of peer-to-peer property lending platform Proplend, explains how eroding savings in cash ISA accounts are boosting the case for Innovative Finance ISAs

THE FIRST Bank of England interest rate increase in more than a … Read More

Proplend joins NACFB

November 29, 2017 |

PROPLEND has joined the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) as a patron.

The peer-to-peer property platform said on Wednesday that it received positive feedback from the trade body’s broker community, prior to its membership being approved.

“Brokers play … Read More