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Mainstream Finds AltFi Investment Tastes Sweet

Regular readers will be aware of our reporting on the way mainstream finance has invested – often rashly and prematurely – in the alternative finance sector. After a long period of difficulty, things appear to be turning round for publicly listed investment fund, Honeycomb Investment Trust. The fund has seen an increase in institutional investor […]

Mainstream AltFi Investment Woes Continue – Plus Loan Latest

The early mainstream institutional investors in the alternative-finance sector have not done well. The latest news in this vein is the winding-up of an investment trust. Our friends at AltFi report. Hadrian’s Wall Secured Investments Limited’s (HWSIL) board has opted for a wind-down after reporting a 0.4 per cent reduction in net asset value (NAV) […]

Mainstream Finance Rows Back Again On P2P

The parting of the ways continues. Mainstream, quoted investment trusts are systematically divesting themselves of their holdings in the peer-to-peer (P2P) alternative finance loan sector. The P2P Global Investments vehicle is the latest, with the sale of one of its biggest holdings, as reported by our friends at P2P Finance News. The gross proceeds from […]

We Look At The Sweetheart Of P2P Investment Trusts

As regular readers will be aware, we write regularly on the difficulties experienced by institutional investors seeking to take advantage of the peer-to-peer (P2P) loan asset class. Here’s a recent piece describing the “malaise” of institutional investors committing capital by way of investment trust. We’re pleased to report, however, that the problems are not universal. […]

P2P Lending Offers More Than Doom And Gloom – Plus Loan Latest

If you like doom and gloom, the peer-to-peer sector, with the recent high-profile collapse of Lendy, provides plenty of cheap thrills. Add in the troubles that Funding Circle, the P2P sector’s biggest player, has been having with its investment trust, and it’s time to get the popcorn out and enjoy the double bill. However, it […]

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 […]