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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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Lendable, Lending Works and Assetz Capital among fastest growing tech firms

September 9, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER platforms including Lendable, Lending Works and Assetz Capital have been recognised amongst the UK’s fastest growing tech companies.

The annual Tech Track 100 league table, compiled by research firm Fast Track and featured in The Sunday Times, ranks the … Read More

P2P sector poised to fill SME funding gap as recession looms

September 2, 2019 |
  • Brexit woes and global trade war raise threat of downturn
  • Alternative lenders “well placed” to capitalise on opportunities
  • But weaker players could fall by wayside

PEER-TO-PEER business lenders are poised to fill the funding gap if high street … Read More

Assetz Capital warns inflation is ‘quiet threat’ to investments

August 23, 2019 |

INVESTORS could see a reduction on their returns after inflation rose above the Bank of England’s two per cent target, peer-to-peer business lender Assetz Capital has warned.

The Bank of England’s preferred indicator of inflation, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), … Read More

Assetz Capital bolsters Scottish relationships team

August 15, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has strengthened its relationship team in Scotland to expand its deal origination in the country.

The peer-to-peer business lender has promoted Fraser Clark (pictured) to relationship director from regional support director for the North. It also hired Lloyds Banking … Read More

Assetz hires banker as regional relationship director

August 8, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lender Assetz Capital has appointed experienced banker Chris Mason as regional relationship director for the East Anglia and East Midlands regions.

In his new role, Mason (pictured) will mostly be working across East Anglia, the East Midlands and London, … Read More

What will the new cabinet do for P2P?

August 1, 2019 |

ALONG with a new prime minister, we have a new set of cabinet ministers, all of whom will be keen to make their mark on the country and its vast financial services sector.

But how will their new roles affect … Read More

Institutional interest in P2P continues unabated in 2019

July 25, 2019 |

INSTITUTIONS have been highly active in the peer-to-peer lending space this year, in the form of both funding lines and equity investment.

Funding lines have helped P2P platforms to boost their lending volumes, while equity funding has been used by … Read More

Assetz launches legal panel to support borrowers in Scotland

July 23, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has launched its first legal panel, to help its Scottish borrowers choose a solicitor more easily.

The peer-to-peer lender has secured partnerships with six law firms in Scotland, who it said will provide a more efficient and cost-effective … Read More

Assetz funds £300m in a year

July 19, 2019 |

ASSETZ Capital has reached another lending milestone by funding £300m in loans over the course of the past year.

This represents a 60 per cent increase on the previous five years combined.

Assetz Capital has now lent more than £820m … Read More

Money talks

July 18, 2019 |

2019 IS SHAPING UP TO become the year of the institutional investor. Over the past few months, hundreds of millions of pounds has flooded into UK-based peer-to-peer platforms from a variety of global institutions, all seeking to access the competitive … Read More