Tag Archives: IPO

P2P Flotation Is Latest In Long-Running Story

It’s a long-running story. The latest development in the general theme of peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders joining the mainstream of financial services comes courtesy of LendInvest. SKY News reports that  “the online property finance hub Lendinvest is plotting a £500m stock market flotation that will provide a fresh test of investors’ faith in a fast-growing but […]

Latest Moves In Quoted P2P Market – Plus IFISA Primer

Our friends at AltFi report on moves at Funding Circle, after a “third significant fall” in the share price  of the UK’s biggest peer-to-peer (p2P) lender since its recent IPO. We have nothing to add to our comments on the IPO made before the offering became public. “Peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle has announced the appointment of Goldman […]

FinTech IPO Frenzy Needs Careful Scrutiny – Plus Loan Latest

Today, we highlight an insightful piece on the investor excitement – perhaps dangerous excitement – surrounding the FinTech industry. Money&Co. operates in the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sub-sector of FinTech, the same sector as its much bigger cousin, Funding Circle, which is soon to float its shares on the stock market by way of an initial […]

FinTech Going Places Fast As Deals Line Up

Exciting times in the world of financial technology (FinTech). Our private executive news briefing, which powers the later-arriving, publicly available offering from the FinTech intelligence platform, Another Crowd, is full of exciting tales of planned stock-market flotations and other deals. We run with one of those stories today, published by our friends at P2P Finance […]

P2P Flotation News – Plus Loan Latest

The long-expected stock-market flotation of Funding Circle is finally getting underway. Here’s how our friends at P2P Finance news report the news. FUNDING Circle is readying to hire advisers to prepare for a £1bn-plus float later this year. The peer-to-peer business lender has reportedly told investment banks that it will hold a beauty parade before […]

Crowdfunders Go Mainstream With IPO

The new year begins with signs of the convergence of old and new in finance. The first crowdfunded real-estate venture has floated successfully on AIM, the UK’s secondary equity market. Real-estate backed crowdfunders are our distant cousins. At Money&Co. we bring people together with business. Individuals can get excellent returns on their capital, and borrowing […]

Lending Club Debut Draws P2P Crowd’s Attention

All eyes in crowdfunding, and especially in our own P2P business lending sub-sector of crowdfunding, are set firmly to the west today. Shares in Lending Club, the biggest player in the US P2P business lending market, were floated on the stock market yesterday. As CityAM reports, “its valuation soared to more than $8 billion as […]

The Lending Club Flotation: Good News, Bad News

This Money Matters blog is a personal view from Money&Co.’s head of content and communications, Martin Baker. Martin’s views do not necessarily represent the views of Money&Co.   Lending Club is a US-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lender. It acts as a conduit for the passage of money from individuals and institutions to businesses. Some call that […]