Tag Archives: P2P

Altfi Sector And P2P Part Ways – Plus Loan Latest

The peer-to-peer (P2P) lending section of the alternative-finance sector continues to evolve. Our strategy of niche lending here at Money&Co. is clear, as evidenced by this recent News report. Our friends at Altfi report the latest developments in the P2P sector: Lending Works, one of the oldest UK peer-to-peer lending platforms, is exiting the retail funding […]

Latest Moves In Platform Lending – Plus Loan Latest

Many commentators, including ourselves, have predicted shake-out in the platform lending sector. Economies of scale, mergers, new lending streams and, in some cases, moves towards banking all look likely to us. Our friends at P2P Finance News report the latest from the platform lending sector. ThinCats has told its customers that it is shutting down […]

Platform Lenders Look Towards a More Managed New Year

The new business year has begun with the usual rash of predictions from pundits talking their own book. One of the less partial and more interesting comes from an opinion piece published in AltFi. The prediction of closer union between mainstream asset management and platform lending is well argued, and such a development will serve […]

Alternative Lending In Review, Part I – Plus Loan Latest

We are going to offer a comprehensive review of lending in alternative finance over the next few days.  This is the first of four instalments. Platforms like ours are relatively new kids on the block in the world of high-yield products. It’s so new the terminology hasn’t settled down. It’s known as platform lending, marketplace […]

Conservative Risk Management Is Way Forward For P2P

Steady as she goes… The peer-to-peer (P2P) sub-sector of alternative finance has suffered some reverses recently. We offer an excerpt from the latest news report from our friends at AltFi, involving a UK fund investing in a troubled French venture, below. Our take on all this is simple: improperly managed risky ventures will fail (and […]

FinTech – Building Bridges To The Mainstream

Our friends at P2PFN report some important but unsurprising news. The alternative finance sector, of which peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is an important part, is growing in importance and size. As it does so, awareness grows of companies such as Money&Co., which brings carefully vetted businesses together with lenders looking for excellent returns on capital. Financial […]