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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 17, 2019

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LandlordInvest turns to private investors after missing crowdfunding target

November 23, 2018 |

LANDLORDINVEST has failed to reach its fundraising target on Crowdcube.

The peer-to-peer buy-to-let mortgage lender had been looking to raise £300,000 but only hit 40 per cent of its target by the end of the campaign this week.

Crowcube runs … Read More

Abundance hits £1.2m crowdfunding target

November 6, 2018 |

ABUNDANCE has hit its £1.2m crowdfunding target just 13 days after it was made available to the wider public.

The ethical crowd bonds platform had already raised more than half of its target through a private Seedrs fundraise for existing … Read More

Are P2P investors better off selling bad loans or relying on recovery?

November 6, 2018 |

LENDY is reportedly in talks with distressed debt investors to sell some of its defaulted loans so investors can get repaid. How common is this approach or should it be considered as another risk of peer-to-peer lending?

P2P property platform Lendy … 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

P2P firms urged to be cautious about borrower litigation risks

October 25, 2018 |

LENDY’S legal dispute with a borrower is predicted to make other peer-to-peer lending platforms more aware of the risks of counter claims as part of the recovery process.

It emerged this week that Lendy and its investors are facing a possible £10m … Read More

Strong appetite for P2P sector’s equity crowdfunding campaigns

October 9, 2018 |

THIS week has seen the latest equity crowdfunding campaign launch in the peer-to-peer lending sector, as LandlordInvest looks to raise £600,000.

LandlordInvest joins P2P platforms Propifi, Crowdstacker, Landbay and P2P investment manager Orca, who have all decided to raise money via … Read More

LandlordInvest’s £600,000 crowdfunding campaign goes live

October 9, 2018 |

LANDLORDINVEST’S fundraising campaign on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has now gone live.

The peer-to-peer property lender, which offers buy-to-let and bridging loans, is looking to raise £600,000 in its pre-series A fundraising round.

As Peer2Peer Finance News reported last week, LandlordInvest embarked on the … Read More

LandlordInvest plots crowdfunding round to boost platform

October 3, 2018 |

LANDLORDINVEST is planning a crowdfunding round to raise money to scale up its operations.

The peer-to-peer property lender is set to unveil a listing on Crowdcube for the public to back the platform.

Last year the platform received an undisclosed … Read More

LandlordInvest to allow loan extensions

August 30, 2018 |

LANDLORDINVEST has amended its terms and conditions to let a borrower extend a loan rather than refinancing it.

The new clause gives the peer-to-peer property platform the ability to extend a loan facility agreement at its own discretion where it … Read More

No sign of exodus from BTL market yet

August 20, 2018 |

FEARS that regulatory and tax changes would pave the way for an exodus from the buy-to-let (BTL) market may be a little premature, according to new research.

A study commissioned by specialist lender Foundation Home Loans found that 18 per … Read More