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Peer2Peer Finance News | November 22, 2017

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Budget: P2P calls for better access to finance for SMEs and higher ISA limit

November 21, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have outlined some of their hopes for Wednesday’s Budget, including calls to improve small- and medium-sized enterprises’ (SME) access to finance and a larger tax-free ISA allowance.

Liam Brooke, co-founder of property platform Lendy, said the top priority … Read More

Lendy: Savers missing out on £27bn of returns due to inflation

November 18, 2017 |

UK SAVERS could lose £26.5bn over the next year as inflation eats into capital in low-interest savings accounts, according to new research from Lendy.

The peer-to-peer property platform claims that savers collectively receive just £10.06bn of interest on the £1.3trn … Read More

CrowdProperty launches Seedrs funding round

November 17, 2017 |

CROWDPROPERTY is looking to raise £600,000 via Seedrs to fund its expansion plans.

The peer-to-peer property lender said on Friday that it is launching a pre-series A equity round on the crowdfunding platform and that the money raised would go towards … Read More

Half of Lendy users back auto-lending

November 10, 2017 |

LENDY is still weighing up offering an auto-lending product on its platform after almost half of investors backed the idea.

The peer-to-peer property lender surveyed users last week about the introduction of two auto-lending products to complement its existing manual … Read More

LandlordInvest expects to double IFISA intake this tax year

October 26, 2017 |

LANDLORDINVEST is expecting its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) intake to double this tax year.

The property peer-to-peer platform, which launched its IFISA in January, said it attracted £419,385 in the previous tax year and was hoping to see that double … Read More

Lendy launches birthday prize draw with £5k top prize

October 10, 2017 |

PROPERTY peer-to-peer platform Lendy is celebrating its fifth birthday by giving away £5,000 to one lucky investor.

To qualify for the prize draw, investors need to have successfully lent at least £5,000 through Lendy for a minimum of three months. … Read More

Crowdstacker launches first bond to fund Help to Buy homes

September 25, 2017 |

CROWDSTACKER has launched its first crowd bond, letting investors back property developer St Mark Homes.

The product is part of the business platform’s move to expand the range of products it offers.

St Mark Homes is looking to raise an … Read More

BrickVest partners with German property firm on employee participation fund

September 19, 2017 |

BRICKVEST, the peer-to-peer real estate firm, has partnered with German commercial property specialists BEOS to offer a new investment fund to BEOS employees.

The London-based company said on Tuesday that the employee participation fund (EPF) will enable BEOS employees to … Read More

LandlordInvest reduces secondary market charges after no-fee trial

September 8, 2017 |

LANDLORDINVEST has decided to cut the charges on its secondary market rather than scrapping the fees.

The peer-to-peer property platform had been trialling the removal of secondary market sale fees but has decided to reduce them instead as the platform … Read More

Assetz Capital gains full FCA authorisation

September 5, 2017 |

ASSETZ Capital is preparing its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) for launch after becoming the latest peer-to-peer platform to receive full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority.

The secured business and property P2P platform said it would now aim to launch … Read More