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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 18, 2018

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P2P lenders show there’s life outside London

June 4, 2018 |

LONDON might be the financial capital of Europe but the peer-to-peer lending sector is showing that there is life beyond the UK’s biggest city.

P2P lenders headquartered around the UK’s regions are demonstrating impressive growth, while helping create employment in … Read More

ThinCats continues recruitment drive with new head of credit

June 1, 2018 |

THINCATS has appointed Greg Beamish as head of credit as it continues its hiring spree.

He brings 12 years of investment experience to the business lender, ranging across secured credit to distressed equity, most recently focused on the small- and-medium-sized … Read More

Two more hires for ThinCats amid company growth

May 24, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending platform ThinCats has appointed two new sales and marketing executives, as its hiring spree continues.

The alternative finance specialist has named Tony Smedley (pictured) as head of sales operations, and Richard Wilson as head of marketing, as part … Read More

ThinCats continues trend for larger deals with £3m loan to food chain

May 8, 2018 |

THINCATS has originated one of its largest loans this year to healthy food chain Abokado, as the peer-to-peer lender looks to scale up its lending with larger deals.

The platform, which originates loans for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has … Read More

ThinCats hires AIB banker to boost origination in London and the South East

May 2, 2018 |

THINCATS has hired a former Allied Irish Bank (AIB) executive to bolster its loan origination team.

The peer-to-peer business lender has recruited Kash Moghul (pictured), former head of new business for London and the South East for AIB.

He will … Read More

P2P lending set to pass £9bn milestone

April 19, 2018 |

LENDING at the UK’s largest peer-to-peer finance platforms is fast approaching £9bn.

Data from the industry’s trade body the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA), released on Thursday, showed its eight members – Crowdstacker, Folk2Folk, Funding Circle, Landbay, LendingWorks, MarketInvoice, ThinCats and … Read More

ThinCats hires NatWest banker to join North West team

April 11, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lender ThinCats has continued its growth plans with the hire of a small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) finance expert to cover the North West of England.

Experienced corporate banker Richard Lamb (pictured) has joined from high street lender … Read More

New hire for ThinCats to drive growth in the North

February 15, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER business lender ThinCats is on the expansion trail again with a new appointment to drive growth in its loan origination in the North of England.

Veteran banker Rob Thompson (pictured), who has worked in commercial and corporate finance for … Read More

Everything you always wanted to know about tax but were afraid to ask

February 12, 2018 |

THE UK tax code is reportedly 12 times the size of the King James Bible at more than 10 million words, and while not all is relevant to peer-to-peer platforms and investors, there is plenty that baffles the sector.

Tax … Read More

No holding back

February 6, 2018 |

ThinCats chief executive John Mould is determined to fill a gap in the small business finance market. He talks to Peer2Peer Finance News about the deserving underserved borrower, the role of institutional funding in P2P and his concerns about the … Read More