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Peer2Peer Finance News | December 14, 2018

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Stuart Law

Competitive advantage

December 14, 2018 |

Peer-to-peer lenders’ innovative use of technology is what first set them apart from the banks. But as the industry matures, what are they doing to maintain their competitive edge? Danielle Levy investigates…

MORE THAN 13 YEARS have passed since the … Read More

Property market and SMEs at risk amid new Brexit chaos

November 15, 2018 |

HOUSEBUILDERS and small businesses are set to suffer the effects of the ongoing Brexit negotiation crisis, after a series of cabinet resignations sparked calls for another election.

Financial experts have warned that there are “big risks lying ahead” for the … Read More

Assetz investors ‘voting with their feet’ to eschew cash ISAs

November 5, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital investors are eschewing low-yielding cash ISAs in favour of stocks and shares ISAs and Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs), research has found.

A survey conducted by the peer-to-peer lender in August showed that its investors have an average of … 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

Assetz investors predict economic pain for final quarter of 2018

October 23, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital investors expect the UK economy to worsen over the last three months of the year.

The peer-to-peer lending firm surveyed 29,000 of its investors about how they thought the economic situation would impact them in the final quarter of … Read More

Assetz Capital warns Brexit optimism is slipping away

October 17, 2018 |

INVESTORS are losing confidence in the government’s ability to secure a decent Brexit deal, according to data from Assetz Capital.

The peer-to-peer business lender’s third quarter investor barometer – based on a survey of its 29,000-strong investor community – found … Read More

Assetz Capital co-founder departs

September 25, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital’s co-founder and chief credit officer Andrew Holgate (pictured) has left the peer-to-peer lender with immediate effect.

Holgate’s departure was revealed in Companies House filings that showed he had resigned his directorships in two Assetz Capital companies.

“Andrew Holgate … Read More

Assetz has paid back £50m of interest to investors

September 14, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has paid back more than £50m of interest to its investors since launching five years ago.

“When we started Assetz Capital we committed to growing the business in a balanced, sustainable way that would benefit investors, borrowers and … Read More

Assetz named among fastest-growing tech firms

September 6, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital has revealed that it has been included in this year’s Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100, ahead of the list’s publication this weekend.

The peer-to-peer business lender said it has been ranked 53rd on the league table, which … Read More

Proposed investor restrictions threaten P2P sector’s growth

September 4, 2018 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending industry has blasted the City watchdog’s proposed investor restrictions as unfair, costly and damaging to the sector’s future.

P2P platforms have been busy digesting the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) long-awaited post-implementation review of the sector – released … Read More