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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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Flender hits €10m lending milestone and launches new funding round

June 12, 2019 |

IRISH peer-to-peer platform Flender has reached its €10m (£8.8m) lending milestone, less than two years after launching.

The lending landmark comes as the platform prepares its latest equity funding round, with the aim of raising €3.5m from investors across the … Read More

Poised for growth

June 11, 2019 |

Flender has hit its €10m lending milestone, and a new equity raise will help the Irish platform to cement its place in a growing market. Chief executive Kristjan Koik (pictured) reveals all…

PEER-TO-PEER LENDERS have been winning market share from … Read More

Flender halts cross-border lending as Brexit bites

January 4, 2019 |

DUBLIN-BASED peer-to-peer lender Flender has stopped offering loans to Irish businesses which have cross-border exposure, as the UK continues to work out the details of its exit from the EU.

Amid ongoing uncertainty over Brexit, Jeremy Davies-Betancourt, Flender’s co-founder and … Read More

Flender bolsters board with former banking executives

September 26, 2018 |

SOCIAL lending peer-to-peer platform Flender has made two board appointments to lead its risk committee and advise on property finance.

David Mc Namara (pictured) has joined the Irish platform’s board as chair of the risk committee and Gerry Jennings has … Read More

Flender raises €10m

August 28, 2018 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lending platform Flender has successfully raised €10m (£9.1m) to help it meet demand for small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) loans.

The fundraising round is the first step in the firm’s plans to raise €50m from institutional investors, as … Read More

Property underpins Ireland’s P2P sector

August 13, 2018 |

IRELAND’S peer-to-peer sector is flourishing largely thanks to the country’s demand for property development.

Property lenders such as Initiative Ireland and GLI Finance are well-established in the Republic, which also boasts business lenders like Flender, Linked Finance and GRID Finance.

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Ireland’s Flender pushes back UK launch

May 11, 2018 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lending platform Flender has pushed back its UK launch to focus on becoming the “dominant platform” in its home country first.

Flender gained authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and ISA manager status to launch an Innovative … Read More

Flender readies for €50m fundraising

April 3, 2018 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lending platform Flender is reportedly set to unveil a €50m (£43.8m) debt financing round in order to fund its expansion plans.

The firm, which currently originates business loans, will use the proceeds to expand into property lending, according … Read More

Flender nears £2m funding target

November 27, 2017 |

FLENDER is reportedly close to reaching its £2m target for its latest equity funding round.

The Irish peer-to-peer lender has raised around €400m (£358m) from its own platform, structured as a series of convertible loan notes.

It is close to … Read More

Flender looks to raise £2m from institutional friends

August 10, 2017 |

SOCIAL lending peer-to-peer platform Flender is planning a funding round to prepare for its launch in the UK.

The business and consumer lender, which lets borrowers share their fundraising campaigns on social media, is raising £2M in equity funding and … Read More