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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 19, 2018

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Jason Purcell

From disruptors to dealmakers

August 16, 2017 |

THE MOST significant M&A deals don’t always manage to grab the headlines. The business pages are packed with analyses of multi-billion dollar mergers or failed acquisitions, and the so-called 50 per cent failure rate is ominously cited any time there … Read More

Brexit set P2P M&A back six months, says investment bank chief

July 31, 2017 |

BREXIT has set M&A activity in the peer-to-peer lending sector back by six to twelve months, according to the head of an investment bank.

Last year, Jason Purcell, chief executive of First Capital, predicted that there would be an M&A … Read More

Lloyds Bank continues fintech expansion by advertising for ‘fintech tsar’

September 21, 2016 |

LLOYDS BANK is looking for a new ‘fintech tsar’ as part of a £1bn commitment to fintech expansion. The new hire will be expected to identify potential partnerships and investments across London’s fintech sector.

According to an advert placed on … Read More

UK P2P set for M&A boom, says bank CEO

September 15, 2016 |

THE UK’S peer-to-peer finance sector will see a long-awaited flurry of M&A activity over the next few years, the chief executive of a technology-focused investment bank has said.

The industry has not experienced any significant consolidation yet, but … Read More