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Peer2Peer Finance News | April 27, 2017

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P2PGI keeps NAV growing through UK asset-backed market

April 25, 2017 |

P2P GLOBAL Investments (P2PGI) continued to shore up its finances in March, posting a 0.55 per cent increase in net asset value, from 0.38 per cent in February, which brings first-quarter growth to 1.17 per cent.

The P2P investor’s shift … Read More

A golden opportunity

April 24, 2017 |

Atuksha Poonwassie, co-founder of property crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platform Simple Backing and director of the UK Crowdfunding Association, delves into the potential and pitfalls of the Innovative Finance ISA

First of all, it should be noted that the introduction … Read More

Hot property

April 24, 2017 |

Peer-to-peer property lenders have experienced stellar growth in recent years, but will tax and regulatory changes stop the sector in its tracks?

Property lending makes up a significant part of the peer-to-peer finance sector, whether it be buy-to-let mortgages, bridging or … Read More

Assetz Capital hits £240m of lending in four years

April 21, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital hit its fourth anniversary with £240m lent to date and a plan to double that figure over the next 12 months.

The peer-to-peer lending platform, which channels funds to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small property developers, confirmed on … Read More

UK housing market still under pressure, Landbay chief warns

April 20, 2017 |

UPBEAT mortgage lending figures published on Thursday do not necessarily mean the UK housing market is off the hook, Landbay’s chief executive has warned.

The Council of Mortgage Lenders reported a 19.4 per cent increase in mortgage origination in March, partly soothing fears … Read More

MarketInvoice wows distributors with new commission offers

April 20, 2017 |

MARKETINVOICE is launching a new commission structure for accountants, financial advisors and commercial finance brokers, stepping up its distribution efforts to hit the £2bn lending mark by the end of the year.

The peer-to-peer invoice finance platform announced on Thursday … Read More

SMEs funding appetite surges after Spring Budget

April 19, 2017 |

UK SMALL businesses’ funding appetite surged after the Spring Budget, the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) said, as they rushed to shield their growth plans against rising business costs.

The average value of funding enquiries via the NACFB’s “findSMEfinance” … Read More

BondMason launches SIPP

April 18, 2017 |

BONDMASON has become the first peer-to-peer service provider to launch a self-invested personal pension (SIPP), leading what it sees as a growing shift within the industry towards pension-grade investment vehicles.

The P2P investor, which selects loans across P2P lending platforms, will grant UK savers … Read More

Crowd2Fund has record first quarter thanks to IFISA surge

April 13, 2017 |

CROWD2FUND has reported a record-breaking first quarter where it experienced 4,700 per cent year-on-year growth in the number of deals financed through the platform.

The peer-to-peer lender, which was one of the first platforms to offer the Innovative Finance ISA, said … Read More

Assetz Capital bucks trend with interest rate hike

April 13, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital has defied the industry trend of falling interest rates by hiking the returns on its 30-day access account for a limited time period.

The peer-to-peer lending platform, which channels funds to small- and medium-sized enterprises and property developers, announced on Thursday … Read More