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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 17, 2019

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In chartered territory

July 1, 2019 |

The new FCA recommendations underline the importance of financial expertise in P2P lending, says Neil Maurice, chief finance and operations officer of Loanpad

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector is about to undergo a major regulatory shift. New proposals from the Financial … Read More

Will new institutional products drive out the retail investor?

June 12, 2019 |

A NUMBER of purely institutional products have been unveiled recently in the peer-to-peer lending sector. Is this to the benefit or detriment of the retail investor?

In April, Funding Circle announced that it was winding down its dedicated investment trust … Read More

New IFISA launches highlight popularity of property-backed P2P loans

April 11, 2019 |

A SLEW of new property-backed Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) launches has underlined the growing popularity of peer-to-peer property lending.

These include Property Partner’s property development IFISA, Propio’s development and refurbishment IFISA, and Loanpad’s property-backed ‘hybrid’ IFISA.

In March, Money&Co helped … Read More

Five last-minute IFISA ideas

March 26, 2019 |

THE END of the tax year is fast approaching, so if you haven’t yet taken full advantage of your £20,000 ISA allowance to make tax-free returns, now is the time. The peer-to-peer lending industry is expecting to see an uptick … Read More

Protecting investors

March 6, 2019 |

Louis Schwartz, chief executive of Loanpad, explains why the provision fund model isn’t always the most effective way to protect retail investors…

DEFAULT RATES ARE beginning to loom large for the peer-to-peer lending community, as platforms start to see large … Read More

A happy medium

February 1, 2019 |

Louis Schwartz, chief executive of Loanpad, explains how his platform will appeal to conservative and return-chasing investors alike…

CASH savings and stocks and shares investments had a woeful 2018, due to low interest rates, rising inflation and extreme stock market … Read More

Loanpad launches UK’s first hybrid P2P platform

January 30, 2019 |

LOANPAD has launched the UK’s first hybrid peer-to-peer platform, which offers lower-risk investments on secured property loans.

The platform’s lending model allows investors to share loans with established property lenders. These property lenders fund the higher-risk part of each loan, … Read More

Reducing risk

November 1, 2018 |

Peer-to-peer lending is not just for adventurous investors, as Loanpad founder and chief executive Louis Schwartz explains…

ALTERNATIVE finance is – by its very nature – outside of the mainstream. It is a form of lending that comes with a … Read More

Ask the experts: Will P2P platforms need to evolve into hybrid models?

August 6, 2018 |

Loanpad, in association with Peer2Peer Finance News, brings you a series of videos where we ask peer-to-peer lending experts a range of thought-provoking questions on the sector.

In this episode, we ask: Will P2P platforms need to evolve into hybrid models?

Click here for … Read More

Ask the experts: Is P2P commercially viable?

August 2, 2018 |

Loanpad, in association with Peer2Peer Finance News, brings you a series of videos where we ask peer-to-peer lending experts a range of thought-provoking questions on the sector.

In this episode, we ask: Many P2P platforms are unprofitable. Do you think P2P … Read More