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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 25, 2019

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P2P investors sceptical about interest rate rises

June 19, 2019 |

MORE than half of Assetz Capital’s peer-to-peer investors are not convinced that more frequent Bank of England interest rate rises are on the way.

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney (pictured) said in May that interest rate rises could be … Read More

Will new institutional products drive out the retail investor?

June 12, 2019 |

A NUMBER of purely institutional products have been unveiled recently in the peer-to-peer lending sector. Is this to the benefit or detriment of the retail investor?

In April, Funding Circle announced that it was winding down its dedicated investment trust … Read More

Assetz launches institutional fund

May 16, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has launched a Luxembourg-based private fund, in order to attract more institutional money to scale up its lending.

The peer-to-peer lender unveiled the new fund on Thursday, which is purely open to institutional and professional investors.

The fund … Read More

Assetz Capital plots third crowdfunding round

May 9, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital is set to launch a third fundraising round on Seedrs.

It is inviting existing investors to pre-register for its latest crowdfunding campaign to help grow the peer-to-peer business lender.

The platform has already attracted more than £5m through … Read More

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