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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 27, 2019

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Jonathan Kramer

Collaborate or compete?

May 10, 2018 |

Peer-to-peer lenders are getting increasingly involved with the very incumbents they set out to disrupt. Is this the key to the P2P industry’s future or the path to its demise?

IN THE tech-forward 21st century, the answer to the age-old … Read More

P2P securitisation boom still on the cards

March 27, 2018 |

PREDICTIONS of a securitisation boom in the peer-to-peer lending sector last year failed to materialise, but analysts are still optimistic about the market.

The industry first dipped its toe into the debt-packaging trend in 2016 when Funding Circle became the … Read More

KfW mulls more P2P securitisations

January 19, 2017 |

KFW, the German state-backed bank that last year invested in Funding Circle’s £129m securitisation, is open to more deals in the peer-to-peer finance sector in 2017.

The development bank bought £44m of the most senior tranche of business loans, which … Read More

Zopa eschews “fast money” investors

November 21, 2016 |

ZOPA will not dump its retail investors in favour of “fast money” hedge funds, its head of capital markets told Peer-to-Peer Finance News.

Europe’s largest peer-to-peer lender has recently dipped its toe into securitisation, but Jonathan Kramer said that having … Read More

P2P securitisation trend continues as Funding Circle mulls new deals

October 24, 2016 |

FUNDING CIRCLE is now considering new securitisation deals, as the debt-packaging trend gathers pace in the UK.

The peer-to-peer lender’s chief executive and co-founder Samir Desai told Peer-to-Peer Finance News that Funding Circle “has plans to do more” securitisations in the … Read More

Zopa plans more securitisations

October 12, 2016 |

ZOPA is planning to securitise more of its loans after its first issuance was oversubscribed, the peer-to-peer lender’s head of capital markets has said.

“The deal was oversubscribed and there seemed to be a strong market appetite,” Jonathan Kramer told … Read More