Archives for: May 2015

Institutional lenders "cherry picking"

May 27th, 2015
P2P Finance Association
There have been several press articles and a discussion on the P2P Independent Forum concerning institutional lending on peer-to-peer platforms "cherry picking" loans.  The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association is belived to be looking at amending its operat… more »

P2P lending guide

May 26th, 2015
Premierline
Premierline, one of the leading business insurance companies, have written a detailed P2P lending guide on how to borrow money for businesses. The guide covers the history of peer-to-business lending and why businesses are now choosing peer-to-peer.… more »

P2P Heros conference

May 26th, 2015
P2P Heros
Following LendIt Europe, P2P Heros have arranged a peer-to-peer lending industry summit in July.  The speakers include Graham Wellesley, CEO of Wellesley & Co, Kevin Caley, CEO of ThinCats and Daniel Rajkumar, CEO of rebuildingsociety amongst many o… more »

Metro Bank lending through Zopa

May 19th, 2015
Zopa
Zopa has today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Metro Bank to allow funds to be lent through Zopa's peer-to-peer lending platform.  This follows previous agreements between banks to refer borrowers, but this is one of the first where… more »

Wellesley & Co mini-bond cashback

May 13th, 2015
Wellesley & Co.
Wellesley & Co are now offering up to 1.5% cashback on their mini-bond, but this is only up to 22nd May. Here is the blurb from Wellesley & Co on their mini-bond: The mini-bond gives investors the chance to be part of our ongoing success, by… more »