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End of October P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Nov 1, 2018

Funding Circle increase diversity for their passive investors by reducing the minimum holding in any individual loan from £20 to £10… ThinCats open up their IFISA to new customers… The Secret Investor is pleased to see his first loan on the ArchOver platform to be backed by an R&D tax rebate paid back after just 2 months.


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October P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Oct 4, 2018

Assetz Capital introduce a Cashback scheme which will yield a return of 2% by next June… ArchOver are also offering Cashback – a flat rate of £300 – to mark their 4th birthday… Crowd2Fund publish their loanbook but it is too early to gauge the actual performance of the platform… Funding Circle launch on the London Stock Exchange.


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Mid-September P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Sep 20, 2018

Zopa increase rates for investors… LendingCrowd’s Autumn Cashback promotion is the most generous they have ever offered… AssetzCapital & Funding Circle introduce “Refer a Friend” schemes… ThinCats opt to make some loans exclusively available to their new institutional partner


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September's P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Sep 6, 2018

Funding Circle have formally announced their intention to list on the London Stock Exchange. The company is expected to be valued at £2 billion and hopes to raise £300 million to fund expansion into new markets… Meanwhile, in the battle of the IFISAs, Zopa has seen an in-flow of £150 million since its tax free product was launch in June 2017 while Ratesetter’s IFISA has attracted £130 million of investor’s capital in eight months.


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August's P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Aug 22, 2018

Zopa investors hate Marmite!... LendingCrowd’s loan book continues to grow – increasing by 78% since December… In cash terms, Funding Circle is “the daddy” with £800 million lent over the same period


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July's P2P Lending Platform News Round-up

Last post: Jul 26, 2018

: FundingCircle scale back their U.S. operations… Assetz Capital increase their presence in Scotland… ReBuildingSociety borrower returns having increased turnover by £1/2 million.


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