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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2018

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Funding Circle fund sees increase in value of US loan defaults in August

September 14, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle’s fund has seen the value of defaulted US loans in its portfolio in August grow above the 2018 average.

An August update from the peer-to-peer business lender’s listed investment trust, the Funding Circle SME Income Fund (FCIF), revealed … Read More

Funding Circle remains fastest growing P2P firm

September 10, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has retained its place as the fastest growing peer-to-peer lending firm in the latest Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100.

Fellow ‘big three’ P2P platform Zopa also featured in the list, which was published on Sunday. However, the … Read More

Funding Circle confirms more details of IPO

September 10, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has unveiled more details of its plan to raise £300m through a listing on the London Stock Exchange’s main market in October.

The peer-to-peer lending platform said retail investors will be able to apply for shares via intermediaries such as Hargreaves … Read More

Funding Circle fund to address opposition to key board appointments

September 7, 2018 |

A THIRD of investors in the Funding Circle SME Income Fund (FCIF) have expressed opposition to the re-election of senior executives Richard Boleat and Sachin Patel.

The investment trust held its annual general meeting this week, where 34.32 per cent … Read More

Funding Circle IPO will be open to platform’s existing investors

September 3, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has said it expects its existing investors will be able to become shareholders in the company after it goes public.

The peer-to-peer business lender confirmed on Monday that it is looking to float on the stock market, following … Read More

Funding Circle confirms £300m IPO plans

September 3, 2018 |

THE UK’S peer-to-peer lending sector has moved a step closer to its first public float as Funding Circle has revealed plans to proceed with a stock market listing.

Following months of speculation, the P2P business lender announced on Monday that … Read More

Funding Circle set for September float

August 31, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle is rumoured to be planning an initial public offering (IPO) within the next two weeks, according to reports.

The peer-to-peer lender is reported to be gearing up for a stock market listing in the second week of September.

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Funding Circle to host cryptocurrency event to promote women in fintech

August 31, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle is to host a panel event focusing on cryptocurrency, described by the organisers as “one of the most interesting but least understood areas of fintech.”

The event is being held in connection with FinTechWomen, a London-based meet-up group, … Read More

P2P lenders record £300m intake in second year of the IFISA

August 31, 2018 |

ALMOST £300m was invested across Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) in the previous tax year, HMRC data reveals.

The latest ISA statistics from the taxman shows £290m of subscriptions in IFISA for the 2017/2018 tax year across 31,000 accounts.

P2P lenders … Read More

Funding Circle fund unveils plans to issue up to 500m new shares

August 30, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle’s dedicated investment trust is planning another round of share issues over the next 12 months.

The Funding Circle SME Income Fund (FCIF) has published a prospectus detailing plans to issue up to 500 million ordinary and conversion shares … Read More