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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 23, 2019

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P2P business lending breaks £2bn milestone in 2017

November 23, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lending volumes soared by two thirds year-on-year to surpass £2bn in 2017, according to new research.

The fifth annual UK Alternative Finance Industry Report, compiled by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), found that transaction volumes across … 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

CCAF names royal keynote speaker for annual conference

June 22, 2018 |

THE CAMBRIDGE Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has announced that Queen Maxima of the Netherlands (pictured) will be a keynote speaker at its annual conference on Friday 29 June.

She will deliver a speech on digital transformation and financial inclusion … Read More

CCAF to address P2P platform failures in latest research

June 6, 2018 |

THE CAMBRIDGE Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is to look deeper into the issue of peer-to-peer platform failures as it launches its 2018 Global Alternative Finance Industry Survey.

The survey will help inform research institute’s influential annual report on the P2P … Read More

European P2P market hits £6.8bn but UK’s share is falling

January 22, 2018 |

THE UK saw its share of the European alternative finance market fall in 2016 as other parts of the continent experienced a boom in volume.

The third annual European Alternative Finance Industry Benchmarking Report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative … Read More

P2P industry welcomes CCAF report amid due diligence concerns

December 8, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER platforms have heralded the latest update on the size and strength of the sector from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF).

The latest CCAF report showed the whole alternative investment market grew by 43.1 per cent to £4.5bn … Read More

P2P business lending now largest segment of alternative finance

December 8, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lending overtook P2P consumer lending last year to become the largest segment of UK alternative finance, the biggest survey of the sector has revealed.

The fourth annual UK Alternative Finance Industry Report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance … Read More

The P2P Power 50

October 2, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has rapidly grown into a multi-billion-pound industry, bringing together the best in banking and technology as well as lawyers, regulators, analysts and fund managers.

So, who are the key players influencing the UK’s P2P sector? The inaugural Peer2Peer … Read More

UK P2P platforms lent £2.6bn over the last year, new index reveals

November 15, 2016 |

EIGHT of the UK’s largest peer-to-peer platforms lent £2.6bn over the last year, at an average of £197m per month, according to a new index from online aggregator OFF3R.

September 2016 was the strongest month for P2P lenders, with almost £234m … Read More

Lack of trust in banks creates opportunity for fintech

October 17, 2016 |

LACK of trust in the financial sector will create an opportunity for fintech companies, according to a leading academic.

Robert Wardrop, executive director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, argues that the increasing … Read More