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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 23, 2018

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MarketInvoice hits £2bn lending milestone

March 19, 2018 |

MARKETINVOICE has reached £2bn of cumulative lending and expects to hit £3bn by the end of the year.

The business finance company said on Monday that the first £1bn was achieved after five years of trading and the second £1bn … Read More

BNI Europa eyeing up further P2P lending deals

February 28, 2018 |

BANCO BNI Europa is eyeing up further deals in the alternative finance space to diversify its portfolio and widen its product offering for clients.

The Portuguese online bank has announced several funding deals over the past year, including peer-to-peer lenders … Read More

MarketInvoice partners with credit insurer Euler Hermes

February 8, 2018 |

MARKETINVOICE, the peer-to-peer invoice finance and business loans platform, has partnered with trade credit insurance provider Euler Hermes to help customers safeguard themselves against bad debt.

MarketInvoice customers who use invoice finance solutions will be offered credit insurance which protects them … Read More

Getting down to business

January 15, 2018 |

Business lending is now the largest segment of peer-to-peer finance in the UK, but fierce competition for good-quality borrowers means the platforms have their work cut out. Peer2Peer Finance News delves into the industry’s plans to stay ahead of the … Read More

Dramatic rise in late payments to UK businesses

January 15, 2018 |

ALMOST three quarters (73 per cent) of invoices sent by UK businesses to EU firms were paid late in 2017, research shows.

The figure represents a huge increase from the 40.4 per cent of invoices that were paid late the … Read More

MarketInvoice: 62pc of SME invoices were paid late last year

December 21, 2017 |

A WHOPPING 62 per cent of invoices issued by small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK last year were paid late, MarketInvoice research can reveal.

This equates to £21.1bn outstanding in late payments in 2017, according to the peer-to-peer … Read More

The biggest P2P funding deals of 2017

December 19, 2017 |

INSTITUTIONS have become an important source of finance in the peer-to-peer sector and interest from organisations such as state-backed banks and asset managers has grown during 2017.

The latest Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) report on the industry found … Read More

MarketInvoice secures funding from Investec

December 13, 2017 |

MARKETINVOICE has unveiled its latest tie-up with a traditional financial services company.

The peer-to-peer invoice finance and business loans platform has formed a pilot with Investec to provide invoice finance deals and loans for business customers of the specialist bank … Read More

P2P industry welcomes CCAF report amid due diligence concerns

December 8, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER platforms have heralded the latest update on the size and strength of the sector from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF).

The latest CCAF report showed the whole alternative investment market grew by 43.1 per cent to £4.5bn … Read More

Budget unveils £20bn action plan to support tech scale-ups

November 22, 2017 |

THE CHANCELLOR has unveiled a £20bn ‘action plan’ to help innovative firms scale up, in order to achieve the goal of helping a new tech business launch every half hour.

Philip Hammond (pictured) used Wednesday’s speech to detail new measures … Read More