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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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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

MoneyThing lowers P2P investor rates as it shifts to less risky loans

June 17, 2019 |

MONEYTHING is planning to lend to less risky businesses to attract a wider pool of investors.

The manual peer-to-peer business lending platform said it was not sustainable to focus purely on the higher risk/return side of the market and thus … Read More

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

May 15, 2019 |

Risk and returns go hand in hand, so how do peer-to-peer lenders offer competitive returns while protecting their customers? Marc Shoffman investigates…

RISK is an unavoidable component of investing and peer-to-peer lending is no exception.

The collapse of Collateral, rising … Read More

P2P transparency under threat after investors flout privacy agreements

April 1, 2019 |

THE HIGH levels of transparency vaunted by the peer-to-peer lending industry could be under threat as platforms warn that investors are sharing too much information about bad debts.

Several P2P investor forums have launched in recent years, creating a … Read More

MoneyThing prepares for launch of variable secondary market

March 28, 2019 |

MONEYTHING is planning to launch its new variable price secondary market in the coming weeks.

The business peer-to-peer lending platform surveyed its customers about changes to its secondary market last year and concluded that it would allow loans to be … Read More

IFISA Guide: SME loans

March 20, 2019 |

This month, we provide details on some of the SME-focused IFISAs on the market

Ablrate

Ablrate’s IFISA offers returns ranging between 10 and 15 per cent, enabling investors to fund asset-backed loans to UK businesses. It is a flexible tax … Read More

Industry readies for bountiful ISA season

March 4, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lenders are gearing up for their best ISA season yet, with Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) volumes predicted to soar as investors rush to allocate their tax-free allowance before the end of the fiscal year.

IFISA providers have reported increasing … Read More

MoneyThing investors pocket £10.4m in capital repayments

November 30, 2018 |

MONEYTHING investors have seen more than £10m of capital returned this year.

The peer-to-peer business lending platform said one of the largest loans to be repaid was a £2.26m facility provided to a hotel franchise that had built up enough … Read More

MoneyThing to allow discounts and premiums on secondary market

November 9, 2018 |

MONEYTHING is set to allow loans to be sold at premiums and discounts on its secondary market after seeking feedback from its investors.

The peer-to-peer business lender surveyed its customers and found that 65 per cent supported the changes, so the … Read More

MoneyThing considers introducing discounting on secondary market

November 1, 2018 |

MONEYTHING is considering an overhaul of its secondary market to let investors offer loans at a premium or discounted rate.

The business peer-to-peer platform has launched a survey for investors to express their views.

“Adding premiums and discounts to the … Read More