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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 26, 2019

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LendInvest earnings soar as it looks to disrupt ‘slow moving’ banks

June 4, 2019 |

ONLINE property lender LendInvest has reported an 82 per cent jump in core earnings, as it looks to disrupt the UK mortgage market.

LendInvest, which used to be a peer-to-peer lender before it shut its platform to retail investors, posted … Read More

LendInvest’s first retail bond sees loan assets decline in value

April 26, 2019 |

LENDINVEST’S first listed retail bond has seen a £4m decline in the value of its loan assets compared to nine months ago.

LendInvest Secured Income, which is a listed wholly-owned subsidiary of online mortgage lender LendInvest, revealed a breakdown of … Read More

Online lending sector gears up for more IPOs

April 12, 2019 |

ONLINE property lender LendInvest last month confirmed that it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) as one of “a range of strategic options for the business”.

The former peer-to-peer lender – which withdrew its P2P regulatory application after it … Read More

How banks are benefiting from P2P tech innovation

April 11, 2019 |

TECHNOLOGICAL innovation is a hallmark of the P2P lending sector, and one of the key things that has supported its explosive growth since 2005 when the first P2P lender came to market.

In contrast, the traditional financial services sector has … Read More

LendInvest to enter mortgage market with £200m funding line from HSBC

April 8, 2019 |

LENDINVEST has secured a £200m funding line from HSBC UK, allowing it to make its first move into the residential mortgage lending space.

The online property lender said it plans to offer its first home loan by the end of … Read More

MarketInvoice joins Future Fifty list of tech leaders

March 27, 2019 |

BUSINESS finance platform MarketInvoice has made the Future Fifty, a list of the UK’s leading late-stage companies whose alumni include Deliveroo and Transferwise.

MarketInvoice joins 23 other new entrants, including challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank, on the fintech-heavy list … Read More

LendInvest appoints trio of banks to work on IPO

March 26, 2019 |

LENDINVEST has reportedly appointed three investment banks to work on its £500m initial public offering (IPO).

The online property lender has hired Goldman Sachs and Barclays as joint global co-ordinators, while BNP Paribas has been appointed to a more junior role … Read More

RateSetter and Zopa named among fastest-growing European firms

March 5, 2019 |

TWO of the UK’s largest peer-to-peer lenders have made it onto the Financial Times’ FT 1,000 list of the fastest-growing companies in Europe.

Zopa was number 571 on the list, with revenue growth of 304 per cent and a revenue … Read More

LendInvest hails record-breaking December with £83m in loans

January 10, 2019 |

PROPERTY lender LendInvest has revealed that it funded a record £83m in loan originations last month.

This brings the platform’s total loan value to date to £1.7bn.

“In what was a short month in terms of business days, we have … Read More

Navigating through the P2P property maze

July 24, 2018 |

PROPERTY is one of the most popular ways for peer-to-peer investors to put their money to work.

The attractions are obvious: the reassurance of bricks and mortar as security and inflation-busting returns, often with the added allure of tax-free earnings … Read More