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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 21, 2019

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P2PGI posts weaker NAV return due to remaining exposure to Urica

July 3, 2019 |

P2P Global Investments’ (P2PGI) net asset value (NAV) return slowed in May due to remaining exposure in collapsed invoice financing platform Urica.

The London-listed alternative finance-focused investment trust posted a NAV return of 3.41 per cent on an annualised basis, … Read More

VPC Specialty Lending sees monthly NAV growth almost halve in May

June 28, 2019 |

BALANCE sheet investments continue to make up the bulk of returns for the VPC Specialty Lending (VSL) investment trust.

The alternative finance-focused fund reported balance sheet investments made up 1.02 per cent of gross returns during May but after costs … Read More

Trade body categorises P2P funds differently as part of wider revamp

May 8, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER and alternative finance-focused investment trusts will be categorised differently by  the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) as part of an overhaul of the trade body’s investment company sectors.

The AIC is making the changes following a year-long review and … Read More

Neil Woodford: It’s not us, it’s you

May 8, 2019 |

FALLEN STAR fund manager Neil Woodford has given up his stake in VPC Specialty Lending and P2P Global Investments – but it has nothing to do with the health of UK P2P

WHEN peer-to-peer lending first entered the alternative finance … Read More

P2PGI returns improve as it continues shift away from P2P assets

May 2, 2019 |

P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) reported an increase in its net asset value (NAV) return in March, as it continues to shift away from peer-to-peer lending assets.

The London-listed investment trust posted a NAV return of 0.56 per cent in March, pushing … Read More

Woodford offloads stakes in P2PGI and VPC

May 1, 2019 |

FUND MANAGER Neil Woodford has fully divested from peer-to-peer investment trusts P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) and VPC Specialty Lending (VPC).

Woodford’s investment management firm had previously held a 13 per cent stake in P2PGI and a 16.6 per cent share … Read More

Consumer P2P loans weigh on P2PGI fund returns

April 24, 2019 |

P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) has warned that its legacy peer-to-peer lending portfolio continues to be more volatile than expected despite posting an improved net asset value (NAV) return for 2018.

P2PGI – the world’s first P2P-focused investment trust – revealed … Read More

Zopa legacy portfolio drags on P2PGI performance

April 3, 2019 |

P2P GLOBAL Investments (P2PGI) has blamed its poorly-performing legacy Zopa portfolio for its latest net asset value (NAV) dip.

The alternative finance-focused investment trust generated a NAV of just 0.31 per cent in February 2019, down from 0.45 per cent … Read More

Currency headwinds weigh on P2PGI’s NAV return

March 5, 2019 |

P2P GLOBAL Investments (P2PGI) saw its net asset value (NAV) return decline in January, which it blamed on “adverse foreign exchange movements”.

The alternative finance-focused investment fund reported a NAV return of 0.45 per cent in January, down from 0.75 per … Read More

P2PGI’s NAV improves in October

November 30, 2018 |

P2P GLOBAL Investments saw an improvement in its monthly net asset value (NAV) in October and said it is making “strong progress” in transitioning its portfolio.

The alternative finance-focused fund reported a monthly NAV return of 0.52 per cent, up … Read More