Tag Archives: risk awareness

How To Be An A+ SME Borrower – Loan Latest

Having achieved a very rare A+ risk rating after Money&Co.’s rigorous credit analysis, Mar-Key has an offering on site as it looks for long-term growth. Here is an extract from its pitch. “Mar-Key Group is a manufacturer and installer of large structure Marquees for major events, weddings and industrial structures. We also manufacture small marquees […]

Managed Portfolio Service Revisited – Plus Loan Latest

Regular readers will be aware we like to revisit our popular managed portfolio service. Here’s a brief reminder of its attractions. Clients of the Money&Co Portfolio Service have access to loans with a typical fixed return of 7%, without the need to manage a portfolio of loans. You will receive a quarterly statement with detail […]

Platform Lending: Vigilance, Like Charity, Begins At Home

Leading journalist Jeff Prestridge paints a damning picture of the UK’s “supposed financial watchdog”, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in The Mail On Sunday. The essence of the argument is that the FCA could and should do more. The failure to spot the shortcomings of the London & Capital Finance bond offering looms large. We’ll […]

Managed Portfolio Service A Beacon Of Light In Dark Times

We all know the difficulties of the times. Amid Brexit uncertainty and the problems faced by income-hungry investors in finding a good home for their capital, our managed portfolio service is proving popular. Here’s a brief reminder of what investors get for their money. Clients of the Money&Co Portfolio Service have access to loans with […]

One P2P Platform Failure Is Just That – An Individual Failure

There has been another high-profile collapse in the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending sector. We’ll start with the facts, as reported by the Financial Times: FundingSecure, which offered loans against classic cars and Picasso paintings, has become the second British peer-to-peer lender to collapse in six months. The decision to call in administrators at CG Recovery on […]

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 […]

Transparency In FinTech – Asset Management-Style Rules Welcomed

There has been much excitement about the publication last June by the Financial Conduct Authority of the final rules regarding disclosure of information – specifically, about the risks involved for investors in peer-to-peer loans, the pricing of those loans and about what happens if things go wrong. As our friends at P2P Finance news recently […]