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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 23, 2019

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Iain Niblock

Orca warns against undue focus on P2P profits

July 19, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER aggregator and analyst Orca has jumped to the defence of Funding Circle, warning the platform’s fortunes shouldn’t be held up as a sign of the overall health of the sector.

Funding Circle halved its revenue growth forecasts earlier this … Read More

Money talks

July 18, 2019 |

2019 IS SHAPING UP TO become the year of the institutional investor. Over the past few months, hundreds of millions of pounds has flooded into UK-based peer-to-peer platforms from a variety of global institutions, all seeking to access the competitive … Read More

Orca chief says Lendy was “typical example of poor P2P”

May 30, 2019 |

ORCA Money’s chief executive Iain Niblock has slammed failed peer-to-peer platform Lendy as a “typical example of poor P2P lending”, as he urged investors to seek out less risky loans.

Niblock (pictured), who also co-founded the P2P investment aggregator and … Read More

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

May 15, 2019 |

Risk and returns go hand in hand, so how do peer-to-peer lenders offer competitive returns while protecting their customers? Marc Shoffman investigates…

RISK is an unavoidable component of investing and peer-to-peer lending is no exception.

The collapse of Collateral, rising … Read More

In the beginning

May 15, 2019 |

CONSUMER lending is the oldest segment of P2P, but can it retain its competitive edge against newer and bigger types of P2P finance? Andrew Saunders reports…

Consumer loans may have been the original peer-to-peer product, but are they still the … Read More

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

IFISAs: Poised for growth

March 13, 2019 |

Peer2Peer Finance News IFISA roundtable, in association with Kuflink

THE EMERGENCE of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) has helped peer-to-peer lenders boost their inflation-beating products with a wrapper that lets investors earn their returns tax-free.

The product’s popularity has been … Read More

Industry readies for bountiful ISA season

March 4, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are gearing up for their best ISA season yet, with Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) volumes predicted to soar as investors rush to allocate their tax-free allowance before the end of the fiscal year.

IFISA providers have reported increasing … Read More

Orca launches multi-platform IFISA

February 21, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER aggregator Orca has launched its first ISA offering, which will allow investors to earn up to 5.3 per cent in tax-free returns by investing across multiple P2P platforms.

The Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) includes loans from Assetz Capital, Landbay, … Read More

Does the P2P industry need advisers to market the IFISA?

February 18, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending professionals are divided on the necessity of attracting independent financial advisers (IFAs) as part of their marketing strategy.

At a recent roundtable event held by Peer2Peer Finance News, supported by Kuflink, industry stakeholders discussed the challenges and opportunities … Read More