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Peer2Peer Finance News | October 20, 2018

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Funding Circle shares slide on first day of official trading

October 3, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle saw its share price fall by up to a quarter on its first day of full trading on the London Stock Exchange.

The peer-to-peer lender made its official stock market debut on Wednesday morning (3 October) after closing … Read More

UK regulation of fintech “intrusive” warns KPMG

October 3, 2018 |

THE UK’s regulation of the fintech sector is in danger of becoming “intrusive”, according to a new report.

Big four accountancy firm KPMG said that regulators and supervisors worldwide are beginning to respond to fintech developments.

The report entitled, “The … Read More

Funding Circle valuation ‘reflects brand and growth opportunity’

October 1, 2018 |

KPMG’S global co-head of fintech has defended Funding Circle’s stock market valuation, amid concerns the initial public offering (IPO) was priced too high.

The peer-to-peer business lender, which listed on the London Stock Exchange on Friday, was originally targeting a market … Read More

P2P leads fintech charge in Northern Ireland

August 8, 2018 |

NORTHERN Ireland maybe the smallest province in the United Kingdom, but it is punching above its weight in terms of fintech – and peer-to-peer experts are leading the charge.

P2P research firm Orca, P2P-facing broker Clearpath Finance, crowdfunding platform CoFunder … Read More

Fintech investment already ahead of 2017 levels

July 31, 2018 |

GLOBAL investment in fintech has already surpassed 2017 figures and the UK is still attracting funds despite Brexit concerns, KPMG claims.

The consultancy’s Pulse of Fintech report found $57.9bn (£44bn) has been invested across 875 fintech deals in the first … Read More

Who is guiding the Big Three?

July 5, 2018 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER industry is constantly evolving, and some of the bigger brand names have become permanent fixtures in the financial services landscape.

We have seen start-ups become regulated companies, online platforms apply for banking licences and now some are even … Read More

UK VC investment drops but fintech remains star performer

April 11, 2018 |

UK FINTECH start-ups continued to attract investment from venture capital (VC) firms in the first quarter of this year even though overall funding across all sectors has dropped, according to research from big four accountants KPMG.

Overall VC investment into UK … 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

UK fintech investments soared to £3bn in 2017

February 13, 2018 |

MORE THAN $4.2bn (£3.02bn) was invested in UK-based fintech companies last year, up from $0.7bn in 2016.

According to the latest KPMG Pulse of Fintech report, the UK now accounts for more than half of the total European market ($7.2bn) … Read More

UK fintech funding rises as Brexit unease softens

November 7, 2017 |

FINTECH funding in the UK was almost six times higher in the third quarter of 2017 than in the same quarter the year before, increasing from $120m (£91.3m) to $636m.

KPMG, which published the figures using data from PitchBook, said … Read More