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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 27, 2019

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VPC Specialty Lending

VPC thrives as P2P wind down continues

June 10, 2019 |

VPC Specialty Lending returned 19.54 per cent to investors between 17 March 2015 and 30 April 2019, with declared dividends of 27.5p.

According to its latest investor presentation, the investment trust has benefited from its gradual shift away from peer-to-peer … Read More

Victory Park Capital Specialty Lending NAV soars despite Woodford exit

May 31, 2019 |

VICTORY Park Capital Specialty Lending (VPC) saw its net asset value (NAV) soar to 1.03 per cent in April, breaking the one per cent barrier for the first time since September 2018.

This was despite an end-of-month exit by famed … Read More

Neil Woodford: It’s not us, it’s you

May 8, 2019 |

FALLEN STAR fund manager Neil Woodford has given up his stake in VPC Specialty Lending and P2P Global Investments – but it has nothing to do with the health of UK P2P

WHEN peer-to-peer lending first entered the alternative finance … Read More

VPC Specialty Lending reports small capital loss in February

March 28, 2019 |

VPC Specialty Lending reported rising revenues but a capital loss in February as it continues with its share buyback programme designed to narrow the trust’s discount.

The alternative finance-focused investment company delivered a net return of 0.46 per cent during … Read More

Victory Park Capital fund’s returns rise after deploying CapitalSource facility

March 1, 2019 |

VICTORY Park Capital Specialty Lending Investments (VSL) reported an improvement in its share price and gross revenue return in January, after using its CapitalSource facility to invest in balance sheet loans.

The alternative finance-focused investment trust said in its latest … Read More

VPC Speciality Lending turnaround gathers pace

September 28, 2018 |

VPC Specialty Lending (VSL) has grown its net asset value (NAV) for the fourth consecutive month, providing further evidence that a turnaround is underway.

During August, the alternative finance-focused investment company produced an NAV return of 1.01 per cent and … Read More

Is there still life left in P2P investment trusts?

April 27, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER investment trusts are increasingly getting a boost by moving away from marketplace and direct lending platforms, but investors may be starting to lose patience.

When the first peer-to-peer focused investment trust, P2P Global Investments (P2PGI), launched in 2014, there … Read More

Investment trusts back “substantial opportunity” in alternative lending

April 27, 2018 |

TWO of the biggest alternative lending-focused investment trusts in the UK have insisted there is still life in the sector despite posting returns below their targets during 2017.

Victory Park Capital Specialty Lending (VPC) and P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) released … Read More

Victory Park Capital backs emerging markets fintech fund

March 19, 2018 |

VICTORY Park Capital (VPC) has launched a new fund focusing on fintech companies in emerging markets.

The investment firm, which manages alternative finance-focused investment trust VPC Specialty Lending, has partnered with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank member … Read More

VPC returns to growth boosted by balance sheet loans

August 15, 2017 |

VICTORY Park Capital Specialty Lending (VPC) saw its net asset value (NAV) return to growth in June as it continues to shift towards balance sheet investments.

The investment trust, which invests in peer-to-peer platforms and alternative finance providers, posted a … Read More