Monthly Archives: May 2019

Keeping The Crowd In Crowd Funding – Plus IFISA Process Guide

Our determination to keep the crowd – individual investors – in crowdfunding is on the record. That does not preclude forming partnerships with bigger commercial lenders, but the individual will always have a place in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. Our friends at P2P Finance News quote Orca Money’s Iain Niblock’s thoughts on the debate: While much […]

How Useful Is ‘FinTech’ Label? Plus IFISA Process Guide

The alternative finance sector is growing fast. This is especially true of the financial technology (FinTech) sub-sector. With rapid growth comes rapid change – so much so that the language we use to describe our industry often struggles to keep up. We’ve often reported here on the need for an established taxonomy for alternative finance. […]

Innovate Finance Report Takes Positive Look At UK FinTech Scene

Recently, HM Treasury, the Department for International Trade, and Innovate Finance, joined together in publishing a report entitled “UK Fintech State of the Nation.” The report provides a snapshot perspective as to progress in the UK regarding FinTech, as well as providing a roster of ongoing programs created to ensure the UK’s position as a […]

P2P Investment Trust Struggle Highlights Need To Diversify

Regular visitors will be aware that we have been reporting regularly on the chequered history of peer-to-peer loan assets when held in the stock-market-listed vehicle that is an investment trust. Here’s an excerpt from a recent report by P2P Finance News: FUNDING Circle’s dedicated investment trust is set to close, raising questions about the future […]

Liquidity And The P2P Loan After-Market – Plus Loan Latest

Market liquidity – the availability of buyers if you want to divest yourself of a loan holding – is a side-issue of our recent short series of articles looking at investing in peer-to-peer loans via investment trusts. Investment trusts have had their problems, but they operate in a market where there’s pretty much always a […]

P2P Investment Trusts – Market Latest, Plus Site Offer Update

Hello, and welcome back to the working week. We report regularly here on the chequered history of peer-to-peer (P2P) loans as an asset class in quoted investment trusts. Here’s the latest. Investment trusts are collective investment vehicle quoted on the stock market. They offer a liquid (quick buy/sell mechanism) way of having exposure to P2P […]

P2P Sector Set To Make Inroads Into SME Funding – Plus Loan Latest

The peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector is looking to expand its share of SME funding, according to PWC research. Money&Co. is a P2P lending platform that brings together individuals looking for a good return on capital together with carefully vetted small businesses seeking funds for growth. Our registered lenders have achieved average gross returns of more […]

Managed Portfolio Of Property-Backed P2P Loans – Plus 8% Yield Latest

One of our unique selling points at Money&Co. is the fact that we can offer a managed portfolio of peer-to-peer (P2P) loans. By having exposure to a range of our carefully vetted loans you can reduce risk. See our video explaining the process of lending. Clients of the Money&Co Portfolio Service have access to loans […]