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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 26, 2019

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IFISA Guide: SME loans

March 20, 2019 |

This month, we provide details on some of the SME-focused IFISAs on the market


Ablrate’s IFISA offers returns ranging between 10 and 15 per cent, enabling investors to fund asset-backed loans to UK businesses. It is a flexible tax … Read More

Can Funding Circle crack the Canadian P2P market?

March 18, 2019 |

FUNDING Circle revealed in its latest annual results that it is planning to expand its peer-to-peer lending activities into Canada.

The P2P business lender is already well versed in entering new international markets, but will Canada pose its own challenges?

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The ultimate IFISA guide

March 15, 2019 |

Unsure about about transfers, tax and how many IFISAs you can have? Fear not, Marc Shoffman presents our comprehensive guide to IFISA investing…

PEER-TO-PEER LENDING is already well known for helping investors beat paltry savings rates and now it even … Read More

Funding Circle posts 55pc rise in revenues as it eyes Canada expansion

March 7, 2019 |

FUNDING Circle has reported a 55 per cent rise in full-year revenues, as it unveils plans to launch two new institutional investor products and expand into Canada.

The peer-to-peer business lender, which floated on the London Stock Exchange last October, posted … Read More

Revealed! The fastest growing P2P platforms by loanbook and user base

March 6, 2019 |

LENDING among Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) members is nearing £10bn – but which P2P lending platforms are growing fastest?

There are plenty of ways to measure growth, from loanbook size, to the number of investors and borrowers.

Read more: P2PFA members … Read More

P2PFA members lent out £9.5bn with unexplained absence of MarketInvoice

March 6, 2019 |

FRESH data from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has shown that its platform members cumulatively lent out £9.5bn by the end of 2018 – a decline on the previous quarter due to the mysterious omission of MarketInvoice.

Figures from the trade … Read More

Looking beyond the target! How the big three P2P lenders have actually performed

March 4, 2019 |

TARGET returns are one of any peer-to-peer lender’s biggest weapons in the fight for Innovative Finance ISA money this ISA season, but their historical performance can also tell an interesting story.

Past performance is by no means an indication of … Read More

Funding Circle US hits $2bn milestone

March 1, 2019 |

FUNDING Circle’s US business has hit the $2bn (£1.5bn) lending milestone, which it says puts it ahead of the majority of mainstream lenders in the country.

The peer-to-peer business lender said it has more US small business loans outstanding than … Read More

P2P lenders bullish about 2019 IFISA boost

March 1, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are anticipating greater uptake into their Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) this ISA season, as investors eschew low-paying cash ISAs and the volatility of the stock market.

P2P property lender EasyMoney said that it has seen “a natural increase … Read More

How do returns stack up from the big three P2P platforms?

February 25, 2019 |

WITH credit conditions getting tougher, one of the ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lending platforms, Funding Circle, recently lowered its annual return projections.

It should be noted that the ‘big three’ platforms have different business models and lending criteria so should not … Read More