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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 18, 2019

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P2P investors “need to put the leg work in,” says BondMason

May 26, 2017 |

INVESTORS should ensure they do enough due diligence on peer-to-peer platforms before lending, the chief investment officer of P2P investment manager BondMason has warned.

Graham Martin said that bad practices might not be apparent straight away and that it is … Read More

BondMason looks to non-P2P investments

May 17, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER investment manager BondMason is increasing its exposure to non-P2P lenders to broaden its offering.

The firm aims to get its clients a seven per cent return by selecting P2P loans across approved platforms on their behalf, but chief executive … Read More

P2P trusts reap rewards from changing focus

May 12, 2017 |

TWO of the biggest peer-to-peer investment trusts are finding better returns since shifting from traditional P2P lending or altering their strategy.

VPC Specialty Lending Investments posted its best returns for eight months during March with a net asset value (NAV) … Read More

BondMason raises minimum investment and fees

April 19, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER investor BondMason has unveiled changes to its minimum investment and charges after its previous format was “proving uneconomic”.

BondMason, which targets an eight per cent gross return for investors by placing funds across various P2P platforms on their behalf, … Read More

BondMason launches SIPP

April 18, 2017 |

BONDMASON has become the first peer-to-peer service provider to launch a self-invested personal pension (SIPP), leading what it sees as a growing shift within the industry towards pension-grade investment vehicles.

The P2P investor, which selects loans across P2P lending platforms, will grant UK savers … Read More

BondMason focusing on pensions over IFISAs

March 31, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER investor BondMason is backing the pension market as a bigger area for its growth than Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA).

The platform is working with the Financial Conduct Authority to get IFISA approval but says its main focus is actually … Read More

Are robo P2P services worth the extra money?

March 27, 2017 |

Investors opting to have their loans automatically allocated can earn up to double the returns using a robo-service, but will need to put more money at risk, research shows.

Platforms such as Zopa and RateSetter that automatically allocate loans, or … Read More

P2P investing firm calls for end to provision funds

February 8, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders should not use provision funds, a P2P investment manager has argued in a new report.

BondMason claims the funds, used by platforms such as Zopa and RateSetter, are just a tool to attract lenders.

The provision fund is a … Read More