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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2018

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Honeycomb among the first funds to implement new accountancy rules

January 22, 2018 |

HONEYCOMB investment trust expects new accounting standards to have a minimal impact on its net asset value.

New accountancy disclosures are being introduced for companies whose financial year began on or after 1 January 2018 and the alternative lending-focused investment … Read More

Funding Options founder sees limit to P2P growth

July 7, 2017 |

THERE is a limit to how much peer-to peer lending platforms can grow, according to Funding Options’ founder Conrad Ford.

The head of the online small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) finance aggregator told Peer2Peer Finance News that there are lots … Read More

Zopa launches IFISA with charge-free July offer

June 16, 2017 |

ZOPA officially unveiled its Innovative Finance ISA on Thursday, which is initially available solely to existing investors to head off a lender-borrower imbalance.

The UK’s oldest peer-to-peer platform is soft-launching its new tax-free-wrapper, which marks the debut foray of a ‘big … Read More

Zopa clarifies coverage ratios ahead of Core account launch

June 9, 2017 |

ZOPA has clarified the expected implications of phasing out of its provision fund as it prepares to launch Zopa Core on Thursday, a new account which will not be backed by the fund.

On 15 June, the peer-to-peer platform’s target date … Read More

Victory Park Capital increases income return for fourth month in a row

June 8, 2017 |

VICTORY Park Capital (VPC) Specialty Lending Investments reported an income return of 0.58 per cent in April, its fourth consecutive month-on-month increase.

The alternative finance-focused investment fund said that its income was predominantly from its balance sheet loans, which continued … Read More

LendInvest launches alternative to BTL loans

June 6, 2017 |

LENDINVEST has launched a three-year bridging loan product, marking the third upgrade to its borrower range this year.

The new funding product will target experienced borrowers looking for alternatives to conventional buy-to-let (BTL) loans, either to raise capital or acquire … Read More

LandlordInvest launches secondary market

May 17, 2017 |

LANDLORDINVEST is launching a secondary market this week, giving investors the chance to sell off their property loan parts.

The peer-to-peer property lending platform will charge a 0.5 per cent administration fee to investors, who will be restricted to selling … Read More

Saving Stream confirms IT glitches did not spoil new deal

March 16, 2017 |

SAVING Stream has confirmed that none of its investors missed out on a major new loan that went live last week, after an IT glitch stopped new deposits showing up on certain accounts.

The property-focused peer-to-peer lender uses a high … Read More

Lending Works partners with global money app Revolut

March 14, 2017 |

LENDING Works has unveiled a new partnership with money management app Revolut, which the firms claim will provide consumers with instant credit at half the cost of UK banks.

The UK’s third largest peer-to-peer consumer lender had told Peer-to-Peer Finance … Read More

NACFB brokers get green light to sell unlimited P2P loans

March 13, 2017 |

COMMERCIAL brokers have been granted more scope to sell peer-to-peer loans to their clients, after their main trade body clinched a deal with Towergate Insurance and Funding Circle.

The National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) announced on Monday that its insurance … Read More