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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 18, 2019

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IFISA guide: Property loans

February 15, 2019 |

This month, we provide details on some of the property-focused IFISAs on the market.

CapitalRise

CapitalRise provides loans for development projects, mostly in Prime Central London. Investors self-select their loans and projects and can earn average interest rates of 10 … Read More

Navigating the tax landscape

February 15, 2019 |

The maze of UK tax legislation can be tricky for peer-to-peer investors to navigate, but Andrew Saunders is here to guide you…

IT’S UNLIKELY THAT Benjamin Franklin – 18th century polymath and one of the founding fathers of the USA … Read More

Cash ISA vs IFISA: how do returns compare?

February 14, 2019 |

IT IS close to 20 years since the cash ISA launched, helping investors to benefit from the compounding of returns tax-free.

The investment landscape has changed significantly since April 1999, particularly following the great financial crisis in 2008, which brought … Read More

Landbay steps up retail marketing in 2019

February 13, 2019 |

LANDBAY is renewing its focus on the retail investor in 2019 and is also looking to diversify its array of institutional funders.

The buy-to-let peer-to-peer lender has spent the last 18 months focused on scaling up the business, boosted by … 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

A guide to buy-to-let IFISAs

January 28, 2019 |

THERE are a number of peer-to-peer platforms enabling people to earn money from buy-to-let investments without buying a property.

These investors can now enjoy tax-free earnings as well, thanks to the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

Here are a few of … Read More

Seedrs reports record year after flurry of P2P fundraises

January 7, 2019 |

CROWDFUNDING platform Seedrs raised a record-breaking £195m in 2018, during a year which saw the equity investment site become more and more popular with peer-to-peer lenders.

Seedrs reported that it saw 186 successful pitches in 2018, including 28 fundraises in … Read More

P2P set for fundraising boom in 2019

January 2, 2019 |

INVESTORS could be set to benefit from another bumper year of equity fundraisings in the peer-to-peer lending sector.

P2P lenders raised more than £10m through crowdfunding platforms last year to boost their technology and operations, while almost £2bn was ploughed … Read More

P2PFA member lending exceeds £10bn

December 12, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) platforms have cumulatively lent out more than £10bn, according to the trade body’s latest data.

The biggest growth came from lending to small businesses, the quarterly figures revealed.

Read more: P2PFA associate TLT names Andrew Lyon as … Read More

Forget me not? Why Zopa’s P2P roots will still be important for its bank

December 6, 2018 |

ZOPA’S long-awaited banking licence has finally come through, but what does this mean for the wider peer-to-peer lending sector?

The world’s oldest P2P lender has, in some ways, gone full circle with its plans to launch a bank.

It was … Read More