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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 23, 2019

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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

Wellesley doubles fourth-quarter lending to £107m

January 9, 2018 |

WELLESLEY Group has reported £107m of lending in the final quarter of 2017, which is almost double the amount lent in the same period the previous year.

The alternative property lender said on Tuesday that the funds will support the construction … Read More

Wellesley & Co reports £300m of lending since start of 2016 with no losses

October 13, 2017 |

WELLESLEY & Co has announced that it has approved £300m-worth of new loans since the start of 2016 and has not seen any losses from these facilities.

The alternative property lender said that it secured 66 new funding deals over … Read More

Exclusive: Graham Wellesley sets the record straight

October 11, 2017 |

Graham Wellesley (pictured) is not afraid of a bit of criticism. But after a year in which his company has been a regular fixture in the financial pages, he is ready to fight back.

IT WAS one of the first … 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

Graham Wellesley hits back at critics

September 26, 2017 |

GRAHAM Wellesley, chief executive of alternative lender Wellesley & Co, has spoken out after recent criticism of the company’s loan performance.

Earlier this year, a series of media reports highlighted a report from auditor BDO which stated that Wellesley & … Read More

Is the P2P lending industry working with Bell Pottinger?

September 7, 2017 |

EMBATTLED PR firm Bell Pottinger has been facing a client exodus in the wake of a racism scandal in South Africa.

The company, which is infamous for taking on controversial clients such as the Pinochet foundation, Asma Al-Assad and the … Read More

Wellesley directors were paid more than £900,000 last year

June 22, 2017 |

WELLESLEY & Co’s directors collectively pocketed £923,000 last year, while the property lender reported a full-year loss of £210,288.

Chief executive and founder Graham Wellesley was awarded the highest salary of £342,000, while co-founder Andrew Turnbull took home £244,000, according … Read More

Wellesley & Co narrowly avoids being struck off

December 7, 2016 |

PEER-TO-PEER lender Wellesley & Co has avoided being struck off the Companies House register after filing its late accounts at the eleventh hour.

Last week, the firm received a First Gazette notice for compulsory strike-off from Companies’ House, giving it … Read More