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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 15, 2018

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Widespread variation in access to secondary markets

August 3, 2018 |

THE TIME it takes to fund and exit loans on the secondary market varies considerably across peer-to-peer lenders, research by Peer2Peer Finance News has found.

Lenders claim secondary markets enhance liquidity for investors, but on some platforms it can take … Read More

LandlordInvest hits £1m on its secondary market

March 13, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER buy-to-let lender LandlordInvest has reached £1m of sales on its secondary market.

The platform, which launched its secondary market last year, announced 1,393 loan sales have been completed, worth an average of £730.

The highest loan sale was £50,000 … Read More

Ablrate has traded over £10m on secondary market

October 12, 2017 |

ABLRATE has traded over £10m on its secondary market since launch, with its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) contributing to recent volumes, the peer-to-peer business lender has said.

“We introduced our new secondary market in 2015 and it has proved to … Read More

A quarter of Assetz Capital loans end up on the aftermarket

October 11, 2017 |

MORE than a quarter of loans made through Assetz Capital end up on its aftermarket, the platform has reported.

The secured business and property peer-to-peer lender revealed that 28 per cent of loans have been traded on the secondary market … Read More

RateSetter streamlines secondary market fees

October 3, 2017 |

RATESETTER has announced that it is simplifying the way investors can access their money, with one single “transfer fee” when selling loans on the secondary market.

Lenders are currently charged two fees when selling out existing RateSetter loans, but from … Read More

Zopa improves loan sale processing times

September 25, 2017 |

ZOPA investors are now able to sell their loans within a few days on the secondary market, after the peer-to-peer lender made improvements to speed up processing times.

Earlier this month, Zopa promised a “large change” to address investor concerns about … Read More

Zopa vows to improve loan sale times

September 4, 2017 |

ZOPA has promised a “large change” to address investor concerns about the time it is taking to sell loans.

Investors have been complaining about loan sale times in recent weeks, with some on the P2P Independent Forum claiming it can … Read More

LandlordInvest trials dropping secondary market charges

August 8, 2017 |

LANDLORDINVEST has temporarily removed the fees on secondary market sales with a view to permanent removal.

The peer-to-peer buy-to-let platform launched its secondary market in May and initially charged sellers 0.5 per cent on their proceeds for selling the loan.

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Crowd2Fund’s secondary market activity soars

July 4, 2017 |

CROWD2FUND’S secondary market saw 452 per cent growth quarter-on-quarter in the three months to 31 May 2017, which the platform said equates to hundreds of thousands of pounds of investments being traded each week.

The peer-to-peer lender said that the … Read More

Lendy defends secondary market amid liquidity concerns

June 23, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER property platform Lendy has issued a note reminding investors that there are no guarantees that they will be able to sell part of their loans, amid concerns about liquidity in the firm’s secondary market.

Investors have taken to the … Read More