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Assetz Capital Review

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Assetz Capital Assetz Capital was founded in 2012 and has since grown into the 2nd largest UK peer-to-peer business and property lending (P2P) platform with £324 million lent cumulatively, to-date.  Investors on the platform lend money to SME’s, property developers and to fund renewable energy projects. The vast majority of loans are secured by tangible… Read more »

Zopa Review: Operator Health

Zopa review: operator health

With the main voices of the peer-to-peer lending (P2P) industry being the P2P platforms themselves, there is a distinct risk which is often not clearly articulated: ‘Platform Risk’. We define Platform Risk as operational instability at a P2P platform which may affect investors’ capital. For example, if there was fraud at a platform or if… Read more »

5 Ways to Avoid Risk When Investing in P2P Lending Platforms

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Peer to peer lending (“P2P lending”) has emerged in recent years as an innovative form of financing. P2P lending gives retail investors the chance to earn greater returns on their investment compared to deposits in financial institutions and provides borrowers with lower interest rates. The P2P industry is filling the gap un-served by mainstream financial… Read more »

Wellesley Product Update

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Wellesley & Co Launched in 2012, Wellesley & Co fast became an established name in the peer-to-peer lending (P2P) market within the UK, lending to asset-backed property developers. Wellesley & Co is a subsidiary of the Wellesley Group (Wellesley) which has lent almost half-a-billion pounds, but recently announced some changes which affect investors in the P2P… Read more »

Wellesley & Co: Why Pause P2P and What Are the Effects?

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Wellesley & Co Lending platform, Wellesley & Co Ltd, has facilitated £494 million of investment (primarily in asset-backed property) since 2013. The company currently issues bonds, awaiting the relaunch of its peer-to-peer lending (P2P) part of the business. Wellesley & Co is currently redeveloping its P2P product-set having paused this side of the business at the… Read more »