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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 23, 2019

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VPC Specialty Lending

VPC Specialty Lending shrugs off Woodford sale with record quarterly NAV

August 13, 2019 |

Victory Park Capital (VPC) Specialty Lending, which saw Neil Woodford offload his entire stake at the end of April, has said that significant investor fund redemptions over the second quarter were “unrelated to the fundamental performance of the company”.

The … Read More

Are P2P investment trusts starting to thrive?

August 1, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER investment trusts have taken some time to get going.

Despite starting strong, the likes of P2P Global Investments (P2PGI), VPC Specialty Lending, Honeycomb Investment Trust and Ranger Direct Lending (now called RDL Realisation) have stuttered in recent years.

RDL … Read More

VPC Specialty Lending re-enters FTSE All-Share

July 30, 2019 |

ALTERNATIVE lending investment trust VPC Specialty Lending has been re-admitted into the FTSE All-Share Index, after being relegated in June over liquidity issues.

It was initially reported that the trust had failed the Index’s liquidity test last month, however a … Read More

VPC Specialty Lending sees monthly NAV growth almost halve in May

June 28, 2019 |

BALANCE sheet investments continue to make up the bulk of returns for the VPC Specialty Lending (VSL) investment trust.

The alternative finance-focused fund reported balance sheet investments made up 1.02 per cent of gross returns during May but after costs … Read More

VPC thrives as P2P wind down continues

June 10, 2019 |

VPC Specialty Lending returned 19.54 per cent to investors between 17 March 2015 and 30 April 2019, with declared dividends of 27.5p.

According to its latest investor presentation, the investment trust has benefited from its gradual shift away from peer-to-peer … Read More

Victory Park Capital Specialty Lending NAV soars despite Woodford exit

May 31, 2019 |

VICTORY Park Capital Specialty Lending (VPC) saw its net asset value (NAV) soar to 1.03 per cent in April, breaking the one per cent barrier for the first time since September 2018.

This was despite an end-of-month exit by famed … Read More

Neil Woodford: It’s not us, it’s you

May 8, 2019 |

FALLEN STAR fund manager Neil Woodford has given up his stake in VPC Specialty Lending and P2P Global Investments – but it has nothing to do with the health of UK P2P

WHEN peer-to-peer lending first entered the alternative finance … Read More

VPC Specialty Lending reports small capital loss in February

March 28, 2019 |

VPC Specialty Lending reported rising revenues but a capital loss in February as it continues with its share buyback programme designed to narrow the trust’s discount.

The alternative finance-focused investment company delivered a net return of 0.46 per cent during … Read More

Victory Park Capital fund’s returns rise after deploying CapitalSource facility

March 1, 2019 |

VICTORY Park Capital Specialty Lending Investments (VSL) reported an improvement in its share price and gross revenue return in January, after using its CapitalSource facility to invest in balance sheet loans.

The alternative finance-focused investment trust said in its latest … Read More

VPC Speciality Lending turnaround gathers pace

September 28, 2018 |

VPC Specialty Lending (VSL) has grown its net asset value (NAV) for the fourth consecutive month, providing further evidence that a turnaround is underway.

During August, the alternative finance-focused investment company produced an NAV return of 1.01 per cent and … Read More