Tag Archives: P2P business lending

Niche Lending Policy Helps Protects P2P Lenders From Market Swings

The insulating effects of our niche lending policies – avoiding the rollercoaster credit ride of the general economy – are becoming clear. Our friends at P2P Finance News report: Peer-to-peer lending chiefs are predicting a rise in defaults for unsecured loans this year but not for asset-backed facilities. The Bank of England’s latest credit conditions […]

SMEs Beginning To Wake Up To P2P Funding – Plus IFISA Process Guide

We are pleased to see some evidence that the small businesses we’re all trying to help in the peer-to-peer (P2P) sector are increasingly aware of he alternative funding sources that we’re offering. Our friends at AltFi report on a recent survey. Nearly half of the UK’s small and medium-sized businesses, 49%, are poised to turn […]

Property-Backed 8% Yield Loan Nears Close – Plus IFISA Guide

Tomorrow, we’ll be taking a closer look at the pros and cons of investing in equity, specifically start-ups seeking share capital via crowdfunding. We often look at equity crowdfunding, as it’s seen by many as an alternative (though it’s not an either/or alternative) to crowdfunded debt. This site facilitates investment in crowdfunded debt: we bring […]

Education And Understanding The Key For P2P Investors

Education is key to success for peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms, such as Money&Co. We write regularly on the need to educate and inform individual investors as to the benefits and risks of investing in P2P assets, whose yields become even more attractive if held in an Innovative Finance Individual Savings Account (IFISA). Bridging & Commercial […]

New B+ Loan Offer, 9% Yield, Looking Good To Lenders – Plus Other Loan News

News reaches us via our friends at P2P Finance News of more co-operation between Australia and the UK – where the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sectors have marked similarities – often with the same players involved. We have had some interesting news in that area ourselves. This is in part, as reported, because of “the Enhanced […]

P2P FinTech Sub-Sector Set To Expand Global Franchise – Plus Loan Latest

The financial technology (FinTech) sector is no respecter of international boundaries. So a good idea will find enthusiastic responses wherever local practitioners think it appropriate. There’s definiitely a “franchise effect” of UK peer-to-peer (P2P) P2P brands finding favour in territories with key similarities. The Australian market is one such, and we note this local report […]

P2P High-Yield Lending Revisited – Plus Loan Latest

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is about bringing individuals seeking a good return on capital together with businesses seeking funds to grow. The average gross return achieved by lenders is 8.6 per cent (7.6 per cent net). This compares with 1.3 per cent, which is the best return currently available on cash deposit with a bank or […]