Tag Archives: Platform lending

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 Loan Securitisations Under Scrutiny – Plus Loan Latest

Whatever happened to transparency? The platform lending, or peer-to-peer (P2P) sector has been roundly criticised for lack of transparency in its loan books. Much of that criticism is well founded. If you cannot judge the status of an individual loan (very difficult once they’re all wrapped up together in a security) how can you make […]

36H The New Measure For Platform Lending – Plus Loan Latest

No-one could accuse the platform lending sub-sector of the alternative finance industry of chasing snappy PR concepts. Following the demise of the P2P Finance Association (which only had a handful of big players, anyway) the quango Innovate Finance has announced the launch of a new body 36H. 36H is not a clothing measurement, but a […]

The Benefits Of Spreading Risk – Managed Portfolio Service

With the arrival of more loan offerings on site imminent, the opportunity to diversify loan holdings – always a good idea – will be a little greater. We thought it opportune therefore to revisit our popular managed portfolio service, which has in-built diversification. Here’s a brief reminder of its attractions. Clients of the Money&Co Portfolio […]

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 […]