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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 13, 2017

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David Bradley-Ward

Digital evolution

December 11, 2017 |

Technology is at the very core of peer-to-peer lending, but is the industry in danger of losing its competitive edge?

PEER-TO-PEER lending has blossomed off the back of innovative technology and is now providing a viable alternative to mainstream financial … Read More

Reaching new heights

November 1, 2017 |

David Bradley-Ward, chief executive of asset-backed peer-to-peer lender Ablrate, delves into the attractions of the Innovative Finance ISA

Ablrate may have the most exotic origins of any peer-to-peer lender in the UK, as it was borne out of a deal … Read More

Ablrate has traded over £10m on secondary market

October 12, 2017 |

ABLRATE has traded over £10m on its secondary market since launch, with its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) contributing to recent volumes, the peer-to-peer business lender has said.

“We introduced our new secondary market in 2015 and it has proved to … Read More

How can the P2P sector win over advisers?

October 5, 2017 |

CONSUMER interest in peer-to-peer lending has never been higher but so far financial advisers have been reluctant to recommend it to their clients.

A recent survey by P2P research firm Orca found only 20 per cent of IFAs were currently … 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

Ablrate’s IFISA has attracted over 200 investors

September 15, 2017 |

ABLRATE’S Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) has attracted over 200 investors and £1.5m of funds in the six weeks since its launch.

The peer-to-peer business lender opened up the tax-free wrapper on 2 August to both new and existing customers. The … Read More

Winter isn’t coming

August 14, 2017 |

David Bradley-Ward (pictured), chief executive of Ablrate, explains why peer-to-peer lenders should wake up to the benefits of blockchain

I started writing an article with a Game of Thrones theme and wanted the title to be ‘Winter is Coming’ but I … Read More

Ablrate confirms IFISA launch for next week

July 28, 2017 |

ABLRATE has announced that it is launching its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) on 2 August.

The peer-to-peer business lender, which specialises in secured loans, said on Friday that the tax-free wrapper would be a self-select product, whereby investors can choose … Read More

Ablrate considers expansion into debt securities

July 10, 2017 |

ABLRATE is considering offering debt security investments as it approaches its third anniversary of lending.

The secured business lender, which started in 2014 by offering peer-to-peer aircraft leasing, has since grown to £24m of completed loans, paying £1.9m in interest.

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Ablrate aiming for IFISA launch “week after next”

July 6, 2017 |

SECURED peer-to-peer business lender Ablrate expects to launch its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) in the next fortnight, investors have been told.

In a note to its lenders, the firm said there was no official launch date for the IFISA but … Read More