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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 23, 2017

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Kevin Allen

This time it’s personal: the state of consumer lending in P2P

June 14, 2017 |

Consumer lending is the essence of peer-to-peer finance, but low interest rates and warnings of a debt bubble have taken the gloss off the sector. Can personal loan-focused platforms continue to thrive in the current climate?

In the peer-to-peer industry, … Read More

Allen: Most P2P lenders want comfort of provision fund

March 18, 2017 |

THE MAJORITY of lenders considering peer-to-peer would want the reassurance of a provision fund, according to P2P credit risk expert Kevin Allen (pictured).

The industry veteran, who was RateSetter’s first-ever chief risk officer, said that less engaged investors would be … Read More

Risk and Reward

March 2, 2017 |

What Kevin Allen doesn’t know about credit risk isn’t worth knowing. The Money Platform’s new chief risk officer talks to Peer-to-Peer Finance News about being an early adopter, his time at RateSetter and finding a gap in the short-term lending … Read More

RateSetter’s former chief risk officer joins The Money Platform

February 2, 2017 |

THE MONEY Platform has hired RateSetter’s first-ever chief risk officer Kevin Allen (pictured) to head up its credit decision processes and grow its borrower base.

Allen joined the recently-launched peer-to-peer payday lender on Monday 23 January, after three-and-a-half years at RateSetter. … Read More