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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2019

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Bruce Davis

Navigating the tax landscape

February 15, 2019 |

The maze of UK tax legislation can be tricky for peer-to-peer investors to navigate, but Andrew Saunders is here to guide you…

IT’S UNLIKELY THAT Benjamin Franklin – 18th century polymath and one of the founding fathers of the USA … Read More

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

Abundance investors fund largest ever project

January 10, 2019 |

ABUNDANCE has closed its largest ever project, raising £7m for Scottish tidal energy company Orbital Marine Power.

The renewables crowd bonds platform attracted around 2,300 investors who lent an average of £3,000 each, with more than half investing through the … Read More

Forget me not? Why Zopa’s P2P roots will still be important for its bank

December 6, 2018 |

ZOPA’S long-awaited banking licence has finally come through, but what does this mean for the wider peer-to-peer lending sector?

The world’s oldest P2P lender has, in some ways, gone full circle with its plans to launch a bank.

It was … Read More

Abundance hits £1.2m crowdfunding target

November 6, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has hit its £1.2m crowdfunding target just 13 days after it was made available to the wider public.

The ethical crowd bonds platform had already raised more than half of its target through a private Seedrs fundraise for existing … 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

Abundance opens £1.2m crowdfunding round to wider public

October 24, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has opened its £1.2m crowdfunding campaign to the wider public after reaching more than 50 per cent of its target in a private fundraising round on Seedrs.

The ethical investment peer-to-peer platform will use funds raised to expand its … Read More

Abundance launches tidal power project amid calls for more green finance

October 16, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has launched a campaign to fund the world’s most powerful floating tidal turbine platform, one day after financial regulators called for more industry action to fight climate change.

The ethical P2P lender is offering a 30-month secured debenture in Orbital … Read More

Abundance set for Seedrs fundraising round

October 10, 2018 |

ETHICAL investment platform Abundance is preparing to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign for the first time and has opened up pre-registration for investors.

The fundraising round, which will take place on Seedrs, goes live for anyone who has pre-registered on Wednesday … Read More

Ofgem rejection leaves Abundance debenture in limbo

August 13, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE investors have been left in limbo after Ofgem rejected an application for subsidies on a Monnow Valley CHP (MVCHP) debenture.

Earlier this year, the energy regulator blocked the Monnow Valley biomass facility from benefitting from the Renewable Heat Incentive … Read More