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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 21, 2019

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What will the appropriateness test actually look like?

July 17, 2019 |

IT’S OFFICIAL – the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will soon make it mandatory for all peer-to-peer platforms to introduce an “appropriateness test” for new investors.

The purpose of the test will be to weed out any unsuitable lenders, and any … Read More

No alarms and no surprises

July 10, 2019 |

Luke Madden, managing director at Wellesley, was not surprised by the FCA’s revised regulations. In fact, Wellesley has made a habit of planning ahead

THE NEW Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations for loan-based (peer-to-peer) and investment-based crowdfunding platforms have been … Read More

Wellesley launches new investment platform for listed bonds

July 5, 2019 |

WELLESLEY has launched a new investment platform tailored for listed bonds, as it winds down its legacy peer-to-peer offering.

The alternative property finance provider began offering the Wellesley Property Bond on Thursday, which is listed on Euronext Dublin.

The ISA-eligible … Read More

Wellesley gets set to release listed bond

June 28, 2019 |

WELLESLEY has unveiled details of its new, listed bond.

The alternative property development lender announced earlier this year that it was winding down its peer-to-peer lending and mini-bond products as it shifts towards listed bonds and is now open for … Read More

An interesting new ISA concept

June 6, 2019 |

Wellesley’s new stocks and shares ISA is set to combine competitive returns and simplicity. Managing director Luke Madden explains how…

WELLESLEY HAS BEEN teasing a major new investment product for the past few months, but it is finally time for … Read More

Wellesley hails positive performance of new bonds as it posts full-year profit

May 2, 2019 |

WELLESLEY has said that the performance of its new bonds “has been positive” so far and has maintained the fee earnings of the business, as it reported a pre-tax profit for the second consecutive year.

The alternative property finance firm … Read More

Why we’re moving into listed bonds

April 4, 2019 |

Following Wellesley’s departure from peer-to-peer in 2017, the business has recently announced that it intends to move away from mini-bonds, with its sole focus being on fully-regulated, listed bonds. Andrew Turnbull, managing director at Wellesley, explains why

THINGS ARE … Read More

Wellesley pivots business towards listed bonds

February 28, 2019 |

WELLESLEY has confirmed that it is winding down its peer-to-peer lending and mini-bond products as it shifts towards listed bonds.

The alternative property development lender, which received Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) authorisation earlier this month, stopped accepting new money into … Read More

Untapped potential

February 1, 2019 |

Five years after the Northern Powerhouse was announced, Jay Patel, relationship officer at Wellesley Finance, asks if it has delivered for investors….

WHEN THE NORTHERN Powerhouse initiative was announced five years ago, it was widely viewed as an effort to … Read More

What North/South Divide?

January 2, 2019 |

Land values, house building and Brexit have all disrupted the traditional North/South property divide. Jay Patel, lending director at Wellesley Finance, explains why this is a great opportunity for property lenders…

ONCE UPON A TIME, the North/South divide was one … Read More