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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2019

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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

Four key considerations when investing in property

December 7, 2018 |

ONE OF the most popular types of investment is property. Investing in bricks and mortar has, for a long time, been considered one of the most profitable and reliable opportunities available. Furthermore, with a barrage of investments to choose from … Read More

“If I were chancellor…”

December 3, 2018 |

As the dust settles on Philip Hammond’s latest Budget, Andrew Turnbull, managing director of Wellesley Group, explains how a property-friendly Budget might look…

THE 2018 BUDGET held few surprises. But one theme was noticeable by its absence – there … Read More

Are P2P investors better off selling bad loans or relying on recovery?

November 6, 2018 |

LENDY is reportedly in talks with distressed debt investors to sell some of its defaulted loans so investors can get repaid. How common is this approach or should it be considered as another risk of peer-to-peer lending?

P2P property platform Lendy … Read More

Countdown to Brexit

November 1, 2018 |

Brexit uncertainty might be troubling the markets, but Wellesley’s head of lending John Davies is still feeling confident…

DEAL or no deal, Brexit will soon be upon us, wreaking havoc on everything from property prices to interest rates. Luckily, property … 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

Wellesley swings back into the black

October 31, 2018 |

WELLESLEY swung back into profit in 2017 and revealed that it has made progress with its application for regulatory approval.

The alternative property lender, which offers peer-to-peer investments and bonds, reported pre-tax profit of £205,890 for the year ended 31 … Read More

Do you have to buy to invest in property?

October 29, 2018 |

PROPERTY is often considered to be one of the more traditional entities to invest your money into.

However, for some investors putting down a deposit or signing up for a mortgage is goal.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways … Read More