Tag Archives: P2P investment

Leading P2P Investor’s Struggles Continue – Plus Loan Latest

What is it about the uneasy alliance between mainstream finance and the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector? We’ve reported recently on the difficult times experienced at Funding Circle, and now further bad news comes from GLI Finance, an early investor in the P2P sector. Note the claim by one of its executives that the company is […]

P2P Platforms, Downturns, And the FSCS – Plus Loan Latest

Money Week looks at investing in property via P2P, and examines how P2P platforms will fare in an economic downturn. The coverage is broadly fair, but it starts off with a generalisation that needs qualification. P2P platforms have yet to experience a severe downturn, while they’re also not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme […]

P2P And Mainstream Finance – An Unhappy Marriage?

The uneasy relationship between mainstream finance and the P2P sector continues. One direct consequence of the defenestration of P2P’s biggest player, Funding Circle, from the FTSE 250 Index is the simple bearish fact that index funds will no longer hold the stock automatically. Pension funds and other institutions will also take a long second look […]

Open For Business – New Offering From A Regular Borrower

We offer a warm welcome to a returning borrower with an impeccable payment record, Mar-Key Group. The company, in its own words, “designs, manufactures and delivers impressive temporary structures to the events, industrial and commercial industries throughout the UK and beyond. Mar-Key is a privately-owned British company based in Bournemouth, Dorset working through-out the UK […]

Two New Loans On Site Yielding 7%, 10% – Filling Fast

We’re pleased to report two new loans are available on site. Demand is high, and they’re filling fast. Would-be investors must understand the risks of investment before committing cash (see notices on Home page, in FAQs, foot of this page and elsewhere on site). Loan Rated A, Yield 7% Mar-key Marquees Limited first borrowed money […]

SME Funding: Latest From The News Carousel

The hokey-cokey reporting of SME lending continues. As we have reported earlier on this platform: “The signals on funding for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are mixed. Every few weeks research is released that purports to show SMEs are waking up to the funding available outside the traditional banking mainstream. Then along comes data that […]