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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 23, 2018

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Helmet maker Ruroc looks to raise £200,000 via Crowd2Fund

March 13, 2018 |

EXTREME sports protection gear brand Ruroc is looking to raise £200,000 in debt finance through Crowd2Fund to support its expansion plans.

This will be the third time that Ruroc has used the peer-to-peer lending platform to obtain funding. It raised … Read More

Banco BNI Europa to finance loans via Funding Circle Germany

January 30, 2018 |

PORTUGUESE online bank Banco BNI Europa has agreed a funding deal with Funding Circle in Germany, with a long-term goal to extend the partnership to other countries where the peer-to-peer lender operates.

Banco BNI Europa said on Tuesday that it … Read More

Funding Circle US partners with Kansas’s Intrust Bank

January 4, 2018 |

FUNDING Circle’s US division has unveiled a strategic partnership with Intrust Bank, a regional lender based in Kansas.

The peer-to-peer business finance provider, which has lent out more than $5bn (£3.69bn) globally, said on Thursday that the partnership will be … Read More

New rules clarify P2P business borrowers are not deposit takers

December 22, 2017 |

THE GOVERNMENT has clarified that a business does not need a banking licence to borrow through a peer-to-peer lending platform, in a move that is understood to underline its support for the industry.

In an announcement titled ‘protecting the future … Read More

Funding Circle hits £3bn lending milestone

December 4, 2017 |

FUNDING Circle has become the first UK peer-to-peer platform to reach the £3bn cumulative lending milestone.

The business finance provider said on its website that “30,948 UK businesses have financed their goals by borrowing £3bn through Funding Circle”.

In comparison, fellow ‘big three’ … Read More

Assetz reports continued profitability in half-year results

October 31, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital has announced that it has recorded a “seven-figure pre-tax profit” in its latest half-year results.

The secured business and property peer-to-peer lender said on Tuesday that it remained in the black in the six months to September 2017, in-keeping with … Read More

RateSetter to ramp up direct strategy to find business borrowers

July 3, 2017 |

RATESETTER is planning to boost its direct marketing methods to diversify its sources of new business borrowers.

The ‘big three’ peer-to-peer lender currently originates the bulk of its business loans via intermediaries, such as accountants or commercial brokers.

“Our business lending … Read More

Assetz Capital launches property-backed account

June 7, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital is officially launching its new property-secured investment account on Wednesday, tapping into growing demand from its more cautious investors.

The account is the first of two new products the peer-to-peer business lending platform will add to its range, … Read More

ArchOver launches new lending model to expand borrower base

January 27, 2017 |

ARCHOVER has launched a new lending model, so that it can cater to a wider range of business borrowers.

The peer-to-peer business lender specialises in a so-called “secured and insured” model, facilitating fixed-term loans for companies secured on their … Read More

Funding Circle re-jigs property loan rates

January 25, 2017 |

FUNDING Circle is increasing the interest rates and risk ratings of some of its property loans, after reviewing its credit assessment models.

The peer-to-peer lender assesses and prices all of its property loans on an individual basis. It said … Read More