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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 19, 2018

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How the big three shaped P2P

June 15, 2018 |

ALTHOUGH we still tend to think of peer-to-peer lending as a young sector, it is now 13 years since Zopa became the first lender in the market. It was joined five years later by Funding Circle and RateSetter and since … Read More

Funding Circle hires four banks for stock market flotation

March 12, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle has reportedly hired four City heavyweights to lead its initial public offering (IPO) in the second half of this year.

The peer-to-peer business lender has appointed Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Numis Securities … Read More

Beauty marketplace founder joins Blend Network management team

March 5, 2018 |

A FORMER Morgan Stanley banker turned beauty marketplace founder is among two appointments to the board of a new peer-to-peer lending platform aiming to become the “Goldman Sachs of P2P”.

Roxana Mohammadian-Molina, a former Morgan Stanley vice president and founder … Read More

Blend Network launches with vow to be the “Goldman Sachs of P2P”

July 28, 2017 |

A NEW peer-to-peer lending platform has launched, with the aim of becoming the “Goldman Sachs of P2P”.

Blend Network will offer asset-backed property loans to retail and high-net-worth individuals, as well as hedge funds and other institutional investors. P2P specialist … Read More

US MPL securitisations total $3bn in first quarter

April 5, 2017 |

SEVEN marketplace lending (MPL) securitisations took place in the US in the first quarter of 2017, with a total value of $3bn (£2.4bn), according to new research.

This is up from $2.4bn in the fourth quarter of 2016. Alternative lending … Read More

Now Lending Club’s CTO has resigned

December 16, 2016 |

SCANDAL-HIT US peer-to-peer platform Lending Club has been dealt a new blow with the resignation of its chief technology officer John MacIlwaine.

According to an 8K filing at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), MacIlwaine submitted his resignation on … Read More