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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 19, 2019

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Property Bridges wins further investment to fund all-Ireland expansion

July 12, 2019 |

DUBLIN-based peer-to-peer lender Property Bridges has announced plans to expand its business across every county in Ireland, after receiving a new cash injection from a Northern Irish investment firm.

Lagan Investments has taken a ten per cent equity stake in … Read More

Linked Finance passes €100m in loans and plans hiring spree

June 14, 2019 |

IRISH peer-to-peer platform Linked Finance has passed its €100m lending (£89m) milestone, and announced plans to double its headcount by 2020.

The Dublin-based lender has now provided more than 2,100 loans to local businesses in every county of Ireland. It … Read More

Irish altfi lender challenges big banks in mortgage market

March 19, 2019 |

ONE of Ireland’s largest alternative lenders has made its first foray into the residential mortgage market in a move to compete with the country’s big retail banks.

Finance Ireland has introduced its own residential mortgage products after buying the Pepper … 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

New peer-to-peer property lender to launch in Ireland

December 17, 2018 |

A NEW peer-to-peer lender is set to launch in Ireland that will fund loans to the construction sector.

Intravia Capital will originate loans ranging between €150,000 (£135,000) and €5m for property developers in Ireland.

Investors can choose the development they … Read More

Initiative Ireland provides country’s largest P2P loan

October 11, 2018 |

INITIATIVE Ireland has provided Ireland’s largest peer-to-peer loan to date, totalling €2.75m (£2.4m).

The Irish P2P platform financed the loan through its secured lending community, which comprises of corporate and private investors who co-fund loans for residential development projects.

The … Read More

GLI Finance prepares for Irish property platform launch

July 3, 2018 |

GLI Finance (GLI) has offloaded its stake in an Irish fund dedicated to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and will instead focus on property lending in the country.

A stock market update from the AIM-listed alternative finance firm on Tuesday … Read More

Ireland’s Linked Finance secures £44m funding from BNI Europa

June 21, 2018 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance has secured €50m (£44m) in funding from Banco BNI Europa, the Portugal-based challenger bank.

BNI Europa will deploy the funds over two years to lend to Irish small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The agreement aims … Read More

Initiative Ireland funds country’s largest P2P loan

December 7, 2017 |

IRELAND’S first property-backed peer-to-peer loan has been funded, which is also the country’s largest P2P loan to date.

Lenders on Initiative Ireland have raised €1.5m (£1.3m) for a loan to North Strand Five Lamps that will finance a social housing … Read More

Ryanair’s Cawley named chairman of Linked Finance

September 25, 2017 |

IRISH peer-to-peer lender Linked Finance has appointed Michael Cawley as chairman.

Cawley, the former deputy chief executive of budget airline Ryanair, will replace Kingsley Aikins, who will remain on the board as a non-executive director.

Cawley told the Irish edition … Read More