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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 23, 2019

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P2PFA looks to woo intermediaries

July 15, 2019 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) is looking at ways of boosting distribution for members.

Paul Smee (pictured), chair of the self-regulatory body, said he was keen on getting brokers and financial advisers more interested in the sector.

“Some have seen … Read More

Regulation Breakfast Briefing

June 24, 2019 |

Peer2Peer Finance News – Regulation Breakfast Briefing

Date: 27 June, 2019

Location: London

Peer2Peer Finance News is holding a regulation event in London.

The invite-only event, aimed at CEOs and compliance heads from peer-to-peer lending platforms, will comprise a panel … Read More

Funding Circle loanbook hits £5bn as P2PFA reveals health of the sector

June 13, 2019 |

FUNDING Circle’s UK loanbook passed £5bn in the first three months of the year, industry data shows.

Figures from the Peer2Peer Finance Association for the first quarter of 2019 shows Funding Circle’s cumulative loanbook hit £5.04bn as of March.

It … Read More

Three reasons why RateSetter should rejoin the P2PFA

June 12, 2019 |

THE Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) is rumoured to be open to the prospect of RateSetter returning to the self-regulatory body, but how would that help boost the organisation?

RateSetter left the P2PFA in 2017 after breaching its transparency rules following … Read More

CrowdProperty homes reach £100m milestone

June 11, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER property lender CrowdProperty has funded its 600th property development, bringing the total value of its UK-wide property portfolio to £100m.

The milestones were reached following the completion of the 92nd project on the CrowdProperty platform. The company has now … Read More

P2PFA data does not reflect ThinCats’ total loanbook

April 12, 2019 |

THE LATEST release of Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) data has shone a light on the diversity of P2P lenders’ business models.

Peer2Peer Finance News was informed last month that ThinCats’ overall loanbook is understated by the P2PFA due to the … Read More

MarketInvoice confirms departure from P2PFA

March 7, 2019 |

MARKETINVOICE has confirmed it has left the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA).

The invoice finance and business loans P2P lending platform said it had decided to not renew its membership in December 2018 as its business was evolving with more institutional … Read More

P2PFA members lent out £9.5bn with unexplained absence of MarketInvoice

March 6, 2019 |

FRESH data from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has shown that its platform members cumulatively lent out £9.5bn by the end of 2018 – a decline on the previous quarter due to the mysterious omission of MarketInvoice.

Figures from the trade … Read More

Should bank-style stress tests for P2P lenders reassure investors?

February 20, 2019 |

THE RESILIENCE of the peer-to-peer lending sector in a downturn has been debated since the industry’s fruition.

Trade body the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) requires its platform members to carry out bank-style stress tests on their loan portfolios, but how … Read More

P2PFA member lending exceeds £10bn

December 12, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) platforms have cumulatively lent out more than £10bn, according to the trade body’s latest data.

The biggest growth came from lending to small businesses, the quarterly figures revealed.

Read more: P2PFA associate TLT names Andrew Lyon as … Read More