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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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P2P institutional investment

Growth Street snaps up 1,000 investors

June 7, 2017 |

GROWTH STREET has hit the 1,000 investor milestone, six months after making its offering available to retail lenders.

The peer-to-peer platform, which channels funds to small UK businesses, has enjoyed a steady influx of demand from investors under 35 years … Read More

P2P sector ready to take on institutional money challenge

June 2, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER sector is well equipped to head off the potential risks posed by the growing involvement of institutional money, which it needs in order to thrive, two industry executives have said.

Various sources recently voiced concerns that institutional investors could … Read More

Platforms could face conflict of interest from investors

May 22, 2017 |

A TREND among platforms to prioritise general business lending over property finance actually underpins a deeper shift and conflict of interest in the industry, a P2P specialist warned.

Ivor Freedman, chief executive and co-founder of F&P, said he expects a … Read More

MarketInvoice seals £45m annual funding from Banco BNI

May 15, 2017 |

MARKETINVOICE has clinched a long-term funding deal with Portuguese online bank Banco BNI Europa, as it looks to capitalise on a surge of interest from global institutions.

The Iberian lender has committed to inject £45m into the UK peer-to-peer invoice … Read More

Growth Street snaps up 600 investors in five months

April 20, 2017 |

GROWTH Street has attracted 600 investors in the five months since it started accepting retail money, the firm announced on Thursday.

The alternative finance platform, which channels funds to small- and medium-sized enterprises, expanded its remit to individual lenders in … Read More

Ireland’s Linked Finance hires Liberum to advise on global fundraising

September 27, 2016 |

Irish peer-to-peer platform Linked Finance has hired London-based corporate finance firm Liberum as an adviser, as it looks to attract funding from international institutional investors.

The company is looking to raise €5m (£4.3m) in equity from global investors and up to … Read More