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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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ArchOver launches auto-invest product

October 8, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has launched an auto-investment product, offering target returns of up to 6.4 per cent.

The peer-to-peer business lender said on Monday that the new offering – which it calls its Investment Plan – will improve accessibility for retail investors … Read More

The might of the Square Mile

September 18, 2018 |

The attractions of the peer-to-peer lending sector are obvious to retail and institutional investors alike. But will the latter’s financial firepower push out the former as platforms look to scale up?

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector was borne out of a … Read More

It’s all crowdfunding

September 4, 2018 |

David Swanson, head of lending at ArchOver, delves into the evolution of the sector…

IT’S ALL crowdfunding. The difference is in the formality of the arrangements and the size of the crowd.

When Kickstarter launched, the premise was that a … Read More

When is the best time to market an IFISA?

August 13, 2018 |

A GROWING number of peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders currently face a quandary: should they market their Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISAs) outside of ISA season or simply bide their time?

The IFISA market has grown exponentially over the past 12 months, as … Read More

A Rocky Road

August 10, 2018 |

IN THE TWO YEARS since the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) commenced its post-implementation review of the peer-to-peer lending industry, so much has changed. Whereas a mere handful of P2P platforms had full FCA authorisation in 2016, now the vast majority … Read More

How do IFISAs stack up against stocks and shares ISAs?

August 9, 2018 |

IN THE two years since the launch of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) an abundance of options have been made available to investors.

The majority the UK’s peer-to-peer platforms have already launched their own IFISA options and so far more … Read More

Base rate rise won’t ease saver woes, say P2P firms

August 2, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have warned that savers are unlikely to benefit from the latest interest rate hike.

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) voted on Thursday to raise the base rate from 0.5 per cent to 0.75 per cent … Read More

Banks reject P2P lenders on money laundering concerns

July 5, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have been turned away by banks when trying  to open the client money accounts that are legally necessary for them  to operate.

Despite the vast majority of platforms now being fully regulated, Peer2Peer Finance News has seen messages … Read More

ArchOver unveils new hires as it targets £100m of lending

July 4, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has bolstered its finance and lending teams to help it reach its target of facilitating £100m in loans.

The peer-to-peer business lender said on Wednesday that it has hired David Swanson and Tom Malley as head of lending and … Read More

ArchOver opens IFISA for transfers

June 26, 2018 |

ARCHOVER has opened its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) for transfers from other providers.

Investors will now be able to move some or all of their funds from old cash and stocks and shares ISAs to the business peer-to-peer platform’s tax … Read More