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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 19, 2019

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RateSetter celebrates eighth birthday

October 5, 2018 |

RATESETTER is celebrating its eighth birthday this weekend, having originated more than £2.7bn in loans since it launched in 2010.

The peer-to-peer lending platform has garnered more than half a million customers in eight years and generated more than £110m … Read More

RateSetter names fourth non-executive director

August 23, 2018 |

RATESETTER has appointed a risk expert as the fourth non-executive director on its board.

Stuart Bridges will join the peer-to-peer lending platform’s board in September and will chair its audit committee.

Bridges, a chartered accountant, is the chief financial officer … Read More

Who is guiding the Big Three?

July 5, 2018 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER industry is constantly evolving, and some of the bigger brand names have become permanent fixtures in the financial services landscape.

We have seen start-ups become regulated companies, online platforms apply for banking licences and now some are even … Read More

Time is ripe for first P2P IPO

July 3, 2018 |

THE UK’S biggest peer-to-peer lenders are thought to be gearing up for stock market flotations – a landmark moment in the history of the sector.

Funding Circle is reportedly seeking an initial public offering (IPO) this year, while RateSetter is thought … Read More

The P2P Power 50

October 2, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has rapidly grown into a multi-billion-pound industry, bringing together the best in banking and technology as well as lawyers, regulators, analysts and fund managers.

So, who are the key players influencing the UK’s P2P sector? The inaugural Peer2Peer … Read More

RateSetter’s new chairman heralds benefits of provision fund

July 17, 2017 |

RATESETTER’S new non-executive chairman Paul Manduca (pictured) has heralded the peer-to-peer lender’s “simplicity”, citing its provision fund as an example, on his first day in his new role.

The asset management veteran said that financial innovation can sometimes result in … Read More

RateSetter snaps up £13m from Woodford and Artemis

May 30, 2017 |

RATESETTER has snapped up a further £13m equity capital from City investors, which brings the peer-to-peer platform’s valuation up to £200m.

The consumer and business lender announced on Tuesday that City heavyweight Neil Woodford’s fund Woodford Investment Management and asset management giant … Read More

RateSetter hires asset management veteran Paul Manduca

May 15, 2017 |

RATESETTER has hired asset management heavyweight Paul Manduca (pictured) as non-executive chairman to help guide the platform through its next phase of growth.

Manduca will join the peer-to-peer lending platform’s board on 1 June and replace outgoing chairman Alan Hughes on 17 … Read More