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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2019

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Julia Groves

Downing acquires business P2P lender Funding Empire

March 7, 2019 |

BUSINESS peer-to-peer lender Funding Empire has been acquired by the company behind Downing Crowd.

Funding Empire, which launched in 2012 as the first crowdfunding platform in Wales, had stopped new lending in 2016 and its platform will be kept live … Read More

Goji platform adds five new lenders as IFISA transfers soar

February 6, 2019 |

GOJI has added five new lenders to its platform over the past month, bringing its total number of direct lending investment managers to 25.

Earthworm, Dot Fund, Route Finance, Growth Capital Ventures and Bird Box Bonds have all signed up … Read More

Downing Crowd launches “complex” £3m bond to fund care homes

January 30, 2019 |

DOWNING Crowd has launched a new £3m bond to fund the growth of care home developer Magnus Care Group.

The investment platform is offering investors a fixed return of seven per cent per annum, as well as the potential for … Read More

Downing launches bond with equity incentive to fund new wedding venue

December 17, 2018 |

DOWNING Crowd has launched its first bond that combines debt and equity investing.

The Pelham House Bond has a term of up to five years and nine months, and offers investors returns of 7.5 per cent per year.

The money will … Read More

Downing extends bond size after prospectus rule change

November 12, 2018 |

CROWD bond platform Downing Crowd has taken advantage of the new higher prospectus limit to extend the size of its most popular bond.

EU prospectus rules mandated companies to issue a prospectus for debt- or equity-based crowdfunding worth more than €5m (£4.4m) and … Read More

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

Ask the experts: Do you expect to see more P2P IPOs?

July 30, 2018 |

Loanpad, in association with Peer2Peer Finance News, brings you a series of videos where we ask peer-to-peer lending experts a range of thought-provoking questions on the sector.

In this episode, we ask: Do you expect to see more P2P IPOs?

Click here for … Read More

Here’s what the industry thinks of the FCA review

July 27, 2018 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority released its long-awaited review into the peer-to-peer lending sector on Friday. Here are some of the industry reactions so far…

 

 

Jaidev Janardana, chief executive of Zopa

“As the founder of the P2P industry, we … Read More

Ask the experts: What impact will Funding Circle’s IPO have on the industry?

July 26, 2018 |

Loanpad, in association with Peer2Peer Finance News, brings you a series of videos where we ask peer-to-peer lending experts a range of thought-provoking questions on the sector.

In this episode, we ask: Funding Circle is reportedly preparing for a flotation. What … Read More

Ask the experts: Could platform closures, such as Collateral, impact the sector?

July 20, 2018 |

Loanpad, in association with Peer2Peer Finance News, brings you a series of videos where we ask peer-to-peer lending experts a range of thought-provoking questions on the sector.

In this episode, we ask: Do you think platform closures, such as Collateral, could … Read More