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Peer2Peer Finance News | April 23, 2019

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Stuart Law

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

Assetz boss: Uninvested ‘nosy parkers’ could derail recovery process

April 11, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital chief executive Stuart Law (pictured) has said there is “no benefit” to allowing people who are not invested in loans to have access to confidential data, warning that it could harm investors and borrowers.

Investors on the P2P … 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

Assetz customers snubbing cash ISAs to boost their IFISA investment

March 22, 2019 |

ALMOST half of Assetz Capital investors are planning to put the majority of their ISA money into its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

The peer-to-peer business lender’s first-quarter investor barometer found 48 per cent were allocating most of their IFISA funds … Read More

Assetz: Savers must earn ISA returns of 1.84pc to beat inflation

March 12, 2019 |

ISA SAVERS will have to earn a minimum annual return of 1.84 per cent in order to ensure that their savings can keep up with the rate of inflation, according to a new study by Assetz Capital.

The peer-to-peer business … Read More

Assetz lines up over £110m in institutional money as platform grows

March 8, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital is set to welcome at least £110m in institutional investments over the coming months as part of an ongoing expansion plan.

The peer-to-peer business lender is in the process of signing a £50m funding deal with a family … 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

Assetz Capital attracts £10m into 90-day account in just one week

February 28, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has attracted almost £10m into its 90-day Access Account in just a week since it was launched.

The peer-to-peer business lender said funds have come from both existing and new investors.

The new account targets a return of 5.75 … Read More

Assetz targets 5.75 per cent returns with new 90-day account

February 22, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has launched a new 90-Day Access Account with a target return of 5.75 per cent. The peer-to-peer platform is also offering one per cent cashback on all newly lent funds, for a limited time only.

The 5.75 per … Read More

Navigating the ISA market

January 18, 2019 |

Traditionally, ISA users have faced a choice between saving into a cash tax wrapper or investing in stocks and shares, but now the Innovative Finance ISA is providing a middle ground

CHOOSING WHERE TO place your ISA allowance each year … Read More