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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 24, 2019

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Sophie Pearce

MoneyThing lowers P2P investor rates as it shifts to less risky loans

June 17, 2019 |

MONEYTHING is planning to lend to less risky businesses to attract a wider pool of investors.

The manual peer-to-peer business lending platform said it was not sustainable to focus purely on the higher risk/return side of the market and thus … Read More

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

May 15, 2019 |

Risk and returns go hand in hand, so how do peer-to-peer lenders offer competitive returns while protecting their customers? Marc Shoffman investigates…

RISK is an unavoidable component of investing and peer-to-peer lending is no exception.

The collapse of Collateral, rising … Read More

P2P transparency under threat after investors flout privacy agreements

April 1, 2019 |

THE HIGH levels of transparency vaunted by the peer-to-peer lending industry could be under threat as platforms warn that investors are sharing too much information about bad debts.

Several P2P investor forums have launched in recent years, creating a … Read More

Industry readies for bountiful ISA season

March 4, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are gearing up for their best ISA season yet, with Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) volumes predicted to soar as investors rush to allocate their tax-free allowance before the end of the fiscal year.

IFISA providers have reported increasing … Read More

MoneyThing investors pocket £10.4m in capital repayments

November 30, 2018 |

MONEYTHING investors have seen more than £10m of capital returned this year.

The peer-to-peer business lending platform said one of the largest loans to be repaid was a £2.26m facility provided to a hotel franchise that had built up enough … Read More

MoneyThing to allow discounts and premiums on secondary market

November 9, 2018 |

MONEYTHING is set to allow loans to be sold at premiums and discounts on its secondary market after seeking feedback from its investors.

The peer-to-peer business lender surveyed its customers and found that 65 per cent supported the changes, so the … Read More

MoneyThing considers introducing discounting on secondary market

November 1, 2018 |

MONEYTHING is considering an overhaul of its secondary market to let investors offer loans at a premium or discounted rate.

The business peer-to-peer platform has launched a survey for investors to express their views.

“Adding premiums and discounts to the … 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

P2P platforms reassure investors over risks of borrower litigation

October 30, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending platforms have moved to reassure their customers, after it emerged that Lendy investors are possibly facing legal action from a borrower.

A property developer who borrowed money from Lendy is threatening to sue the P2P property platform and its … Read More

Assetz relationship director moves to MoneyThing

September 28, 2018 |

MONEYTHING has hired Assetz Capital’s relationship director Jeremy Lloyd to take on the same role at its own company.

Lloyd (pictured) joined peer-to-peer business lender MoneyThing this week, and he will be responsible for bringing on new business and managing … Read More