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Peer2Peer Finance News | February 19, 2018

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Ireland’s Linked Finance raises £1.8m to fund expansion plans

October 12, 2017 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance has raised €2m (£1.79m) in an equity fundraising to support its expansion plans.

The funding round was led by the company’s original backers, venture capital firm Frontline Ventures. In addition, 28 individual investors who are … Read More

Ryanair’s Cawley named chairman of Linked Finance

September 25, 2017 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance has appointed Michael Cawley as chairman.

Cawley, the former deputy chief executive of budget airline Ryanair, will replace Kingsley Aikins, who will remain on the board as a non-executive director.

Cawley told the Irish edition … Read More

Irish P2P lender Linked Finance partners with pension providers

September 7, 2017 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance has entered the pensions market.

The business lending platform, which offers investors rates of six to 17.5 per cent a year, has partnered with five pension trustee services to allow lenders to hold P2P loans … Read More

Belfast poised to become post-Brexit fintech hub

August 2, 2017 |

BELFAST could become the UK’s next fintech hub thanks to the Brexit effect, insiders have predicted.

Low overheads, a steady stream of tech graduates and access to the European Union have been cited as some of the reasons behind Northern … Read More

Ireland’s Linked Finance gains FCA approval

May 22, 2017 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance has gained full authorisation from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The green light from the City watchdog means that Linked Finance could now apply to HMRC for ISA manager status, in order to … Read More

Ireland’s Linked Finance hires Liberum to advise on global fundraising

September 27, 2016 |

Irish peer-to-peer platform Linked Finance has hired London-based corporate finance firm Liberum as an adviser, as it looks to attract funding from international institutional investors.

The company is looking to raise €5m (£4.3m) in equity from global investors and up to … Read More