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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 21, 2019

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Robert Pettigrew

P2PFA reports over £700m of new lending in third quarter

October 23, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) has reported that new lending among its members equated to more than £700m in the third quarter of 2017, despite losing ‘big three’ platform RateSetter during the period.

The self-regulated trade body said on Monday … Read More

Crystal clear

September 8, 2017 |

Transparency is pivotal to peer-to-peer lending. But can you have too much of a good thing? 

PEER-TO-PEER lending been built on a promise of transparency: question any platform founder and chances are that the desire to be more open and … Read More

P2PFA reports growth in new lending as LendInvest departs

July 28, 2017 |

CUMULATIVE lending among the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) members in the second quarter of 2017 fell slightly to £8.39bn, due to LendInvest’s departure from the trade body.

However, new lending among the members has still grown significantly year on year, … Read More

P2PFA widens membership with eight new associates

July 4, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) has added eight members through the launch of its associate membership scheme.

The new members are not P2P lenders themselves, but they provide a range of support services to the sector. They include law firms … Read More

UK P2P market breaks £7bn barrier

January 18, 2017 |

LENDING volumes among the UK’s major peer-to-peer lending platforms increased by two thirds in 2016, pushing the cumulative total above £7bn, industry data reveals.

Figures from trade body the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA), show its eight members collectively lent £843m in the fourth quarter of … Read More

P2PFA tells platforms to stand up to scrutiny

October 23, 2016 |

Robert Pettigrew, director at the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association, explains why it’s more important than ever for P2P platforms to stand up to scrutiny.

The level of public scrutiny of peer-to-peer lending, in one respect, has acquired a greater prominence in … Read More