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Peer2Peer Finance News | October 20, 2018

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Lenders flock to Scotland as P2P sector takes off

September 17, 2018 |

SCOTLAND looks set to become a peer-to-peer lending hotspot despite fears about the potential impact of Brexit and another independence referendum.

This year has seen lenders such as Assetz Capital and The House Crowd expanding their presence in the country, … Read More

Deloitte partners with Fintech Scotland to drive sector’s growth

May 11, 2018 |

BUSINESS advisory firm Deloitte has partnered with Fintech Scotland, the body representing Scotland’s financial technology community, to help to drive the sector’s growth across the country and internationally.

The firm has been appointed as Fintech Scotland’s global professional services partner and plans … Read More

European loan sales hit record high in 2017

April 17, 2018 |

SALES of European loans reached a record high of €144bn (£124.3bn) last year, according to research from Deloitte.

The big four accountancy firm said activity in the European loan portfolio market during the second half of the year reached €104bn. … Read More

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

From disruptors to dealmakers

August 16, 2017 |

THE MOST significant M&A deals don’t always manage to grab the headlines. The business pages are packed with analyses of multi-billion dollar mergers or failed acquisitions, and the so-called 50 per cent failure rate is ominously cited any time there … Read More

European loan sales to hit record high of £115bn by end of 2017

July 28, 2017 |

SALES of European loans are on course to meet a record high of €128.5bn (£115.19bn) by the end of 2017, surpassing 2016’s total of €103.3bn.

According to new research from Deloitte, €42bn worth of deals were completed in Europe in … Read More

Alternative lending deals reach new heights across Europe

July 4, 2017 |

THE NUMBER of alternative lending deals in Europe rose by seven per cent in the first quarter of 2017, according to a new report.

Deloitte’s latest Alternative Lender Deal Tracker found that non-bank lenders completed 79 deals in Europe between … Read More

London confirmed as fintech world leader

April 10, 2017 |

LONDON has managed to maintain its pole position as the strongest fintech hub in the world for the second year in a row, but regulators need to ensure they strike the right balance to allow the sector to thrive amidst growing … Read More

UK alternative lending jumped 48 per cent in final months of 2016

March 29, 2017 |

UK NON-BANK lending increased by 48 per cent quarter-on-quarter in the final three months of 2016, as businesses shook off uncertainty over the EU referendum, new research shows.

Deloitte’s latest Alternative Lender Deal Tracker recorded 31 UK non-bank deals in … Read More

Deals in disruptive sectors soar to almost $300bn

March 7, 2017 |

GLOBAL mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in disruptive innovation sectors such as fintech soared to $291bn (£239bn) last year, new research has found.

This is four times the total of $72bn in 2012, increasing steadily year on year.

Analysis from … Read More