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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 20, 2018

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Lending Standards Board to extend remit to P2P

June 19, 2018 |

THE LENDING Standards Board (LSB) has revealed plans to extend its Standards of Lending Practice to the peer-to-peer lending and invoice finance sectors next year.

The voluntary standards came into effect in 2017 for loans, credit cards, overdrafts and charge … Read More

More SMEs turning to alternative finance as Brexit approaches

May 30, 2018 |

MORE businesses are now exploring alternative finance options rather than relying on traditional borrowing methods, research claims.

Analysis by commercial finance provider Wesleyan Bank found that rather than small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) relying on overdrafts, savings and credit cards … Read More

A new P2P invoice finance platform has launched

May 9, 2018 |

A NEW peer-to-peer invoice finance platform has launched, offering cash advances of up to 85 per cent of the value of an unpaid bill.

MatchPlace, which calls itself a “financial services platform for small and medium businesses”, launched MatchPlace IF … Read More

Invoice finance continues to grow

April 30, 2018 |

INVOICE finance continues to grow as a means of business lending in the UK, according to analysis of the latest UK Finance figures.

Pure invoice finance reached £18.93bn as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2017, an increase … Read More

Invoice finance: The business lifeline

April 10, 2018 |

IT’S NO secret that cashflow is an issue for many small businesses in the UK, which has led to the growth of a booming invoice finance market. According to trade body UK Finance, invoice finance hit £18.9bn in the third … Read More

MarketInvoice secures £100m of institutional funding for larger invoice finance deals

March 26, 2018 |

MARKETINVOICE has secured more than £100m of fresh funding from two of its institutional investors.

The peer-to-peer business finance lender said on Monday that it has signed agreements with Portuguese bank Banco BNI Europa (BNI) and Germany’s Varengold Bank to … Read More

MarketInvoice hits £2bn lending milestone

March 19, 2018 |

MARKETINVOICE has reached £2bn of cumulative lending and expects to hit £3bn by the end of the year.

The business finance company said on Monday that the first £1bn was achieved after five years of trading and the second £1bn … Read More

Investly launches £500,000 fundraising to capitalise on Open Banking rules

January 29, 2018 |

INVESTLY, which enables investors to fund small- and medium-sized enterprises’ (SME) invoices, has launched a £500,000 equity fundraising as it looks to take advantage of new Open Banking rules.

The European fintech marketplace, which operates in the UK and Estonia, … Read More

Dramatic rise in late payments to UK businesses

January 15, 2018 |

ALMOST three quarters (73 per cent) of invoices sent by UK businesses to EU firms were paid late in 2017, research shows.

The figure represents a huge increase from the 40.4 per cent of invoices that were paid late the … Read More

Brexit woes could slow invoice finance growth

January 3, 2018 |

THERE IS a correlation between the growth of invoice finance and the UK economy, raising concerns about how Brexit will impact the sector, new analysis from Equiniti has warned.

The specialist outsourcer, which delivers technology-enabled solutions to FTSE 100 companies, … Read More