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Peer2Peer Finance News | October 23, 2017

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Who are the most influential people in proptech?

October 12, 2017 |

LENDINVEST has opened nominations for its second annual LendInvest proptech influencer list, which this year has been launched in association with the UK Proptech Association and last year’s number one influencer, proptech blogger James Dearsley.

Online specialist property lender LendInvest, … Read More

The P2P Power 50

October 2, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has rapidly grown into a multi-billion-pound industry, bringing together the best in banking and technology as well as lawyers, regulators, analysts and fund managers.

So, who are the key players influencing the UK’s P2P sector? The inaugural Peer2Peer … Read More

Bonds grow in popularity due to IFISA wrapper

September 19, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER sector may be more associated with loans but its investors are becoming equally attracted to bonds.

Crowd bonds, such as those offered by Abundance and Downing, are already popular among investors and these platforms have reported a boost … Read More

From regulation to securitisation, a year in the life of Peer2Peer Finance News

September 12, 2017 |

It has been a busy and at times frantic first year at Peer2Peer Finance News. Here are some of the key moments of the past 12 months.

September 2016 Peer2Peer Finance News launched just a month after interest rates had been … Read More

Funding Circle, Zopa and RateSetter named among fastest growing tech firms

September 11, 2017 |

THE ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lending platforms have been recognised among Great Britain’s fastest growing technology firms.

Zopa, Funding Circle and RateSetter have been included in latest Tech Track 100, featured in the Sunday Times.

The annual league table, compiled by … Read More

LendInvest appoints first BDM for Southern England

August 15, 2017 |

LENDINVEST has appointed Andy Virgo as its first business development manager (BDM) for the south of England, one month after hiring its second BDM for the north.

Virgo has joined LendInvest from Interbay Commercial, the commercial mortgage lender in the … Read More

Oversubscribed, not stirred! LendInvest bond enters the stock market

August 10, 2017 |

PROPERTY investment platform LendInvest opened the markets at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) this morning after becoming the first fintech firm to list a retail bond.

The former Peer-to-Peer Finance Association member launched its retail bond offer last month and closed … Read More

LendInvest closes retail bond offer early

August 4, 2017 |

LENDINVEST has closed its bond offer early, due to strong demand from both retail and institutional investors.

The online mortgage lender launched the five-year notes on 19 July and the offer was scheduled to close at noon on Friday. However, … Read More

P2PFA reports growth in new lending as LendInvest departs

July 28, 2017 |

CUMULATIVE lending among the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) members in the second quarter of 2017 fell slightly to £8.39bn, due to LendInvest’s departure from the trade body.

However, new lending among the members has still grown significantly year on year, … Read More

SyndicateRoom to offer LendInvest’s retail bond to its members

July 27, 2017 |

ONLINE investment platform SyndicateRoom its giving its customers the opportunity to invest in specialist mortgage lender LendInvest’s newly-launched retail bond.

This is the first time that SyndicateRoom has offered a retail bond to its members and it is believed to … Read More