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Peer2Peer Finance News | April 23, 2019

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The letter of the law

April 17, 2019 |

Compliance is an essential component of the peer-to-peer lending sector, keeping platforms in check as they push at the boundaries of innovation. With new regulations looming, what should firms prepare for and should investors feel reassured that their money is … Read More

Capturing cash in the ISA market

April 4, 2019 |

Paul Sonabend, executive chairman of Relendex, explains the huge potential of cash ISA conversions into the property-backed IFISA market

THE INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) has unquestionably revolutionised the peer-to-peer lending space. But the challenges still remain. According to the … Read More

Just 8 per cent of UK adults have heard of the IFISA

March 20, 2019 |

ONLY eight per cent of UK adults have heard of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), according to research from peer-to-peer property lender Relendex.

This leaves 45.9 million people unaware of the tax wrapper around debt-based securities including P2P loans, which … Read More

Relendex: Savers more likely to switch their insurance than their ISA

March 6, 2019 |

HALF of cash ISA savers have never changed their provider despite recognising the benefits of switching other financial products, research shows.

A poll commissioned by peer-to-peer property lender Relendex found that while 82 per cent of UK adults prioritise shopping around … Read More

IFISA guide: Property loans

February 15, 2019 |

This month, we provide details on some of the property-focused IFISAs on the market.


CapitalRise provides loans for development projects, mostly in Prime Central London. Investors self-select their loans and projects and can earn average interest rates of 10 … Read More

Savings inertia – a national missed opportunity

February 1, 2019 |

Paul Sonabend, Relendex’s chairman, reveals the scale of the missed opportunity provided by IFISAs…

ALMOST three years after it was introduced, awareness of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) is surprisingly low. According to the most recent HMRC statistics, the UK’s … Read More

Paragon Bank finance chief joins Relendex to head lending team

January 28, 2019 |

FORMER Paragon Bank head of development finance, Fintan O’Riordan (pictured), has joined peer-to-peer platform Relendex to lead its lending team.

At Paragon he was responsible for forming a new lending team and growing expanding the group’s business nationwide. He has … Read More

P2P offers alternative for buy-to-let investors, says Relendex

December 11, 2018 |

RELENDEX chief executive Michael Lynn has said that the cooling of the buy-to-let (BTL) market has opened up opportunities for peer-to-peer investing.

Recent data from HMRC showed that BTL transactions fell by 11 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of … Read More

Relendex secures £72m City funding line

November 19, 2018 |

RELENDEX has secured a new £72m funding line from an unnamed institutional investor, as it eyes £100m of lending in 2019.

The peer-to-peer property lender said on Monday that the two-year agreement will give it a minimum of £3m per month … Read More

The Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 2018

November 1, 2018 |

The 2018 Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 demonstrates just how much this multi-billionpound industry has achieved over the past year.

Our definitive annual list of the 50 most influential people in the UK’s P2P sector includes the head of the … Read More