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Peer-to-peer lending data for second quarter 2016

Levels of peer-to-peer lending during the second quarter of 2016 have been published, with cumulative lending by the sector amounting to more than £5.8 billion — £658 million of which took place between April and June 2016. Commenting on the...
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FCA’S post-implementation review of crowdfunding rules is a chance to ensure appropriate balance of regulation

160708 – P2PFA statement on post-implementation of FCA’s crowdfunding rulesThe Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has acknowledged the announcement of the Financial Conduct Authority’s post-implementation review of crowdfunding rules as an opportunity to ensure an appropriate balance of regulation protecting investors and...
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PEER-TO-PEER LENDING GOES MAINSTREAM

The latest quarterly data underscores mainstreaming of peer-to-peer lending. Levels of new lending have increased significantly during the first quarter of 2016, continuing the trend of the last few years. The volume of lending and capital re-paid as well as...
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Record growth for peer-to-peer lending in 2015

The peer-to-peer lending industry lent more than £2.2 billion in 2015 according to new figures released today from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA). The sector has now lent £4.4 billion in total, doubling in size since the end of 2014....
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P2PFA unveils new transparency standards

The P2PFA today unveils new Operating Principles for its members which strengthen standards of transparency, risk management and governance in the P2P lending sector. This will ensure that P2PFA members continue to set the benchmark of good practice across the...
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£500 million new P2P loans in last three months

New figures from the P2PFA show over £500 million of new consumer and small business loans have been provided by peer-to-peer platforms since April, the fastest rate of growth yet. Cumulative lending by P2PFA members now stands at over £3.15...
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Strong growth continues in peer-to-peer lending market

New figures from the P2PFA show the industry lent more than £459 million in the first quarter of 2015, taking cumulative lending to more than £2.6 billion.  The data also shows an increase in lending on the previous quarter (Q4...
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P2PFA welcomes growth in European P2P lending market

P2PFA welcomes growth in European P2P lending market UK body urges caution ahead of future regulation Following the launch of a new report into alternative finance by the University of Cambridge and EY, Moving Mainstream: The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking...
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‘P2P Lending leads the way’ in Europe

A new benchmarking report from The University of Cambridge and EY has assessed the state of play of alternate finance across the EU and found that despite the various hurdles P2P platforms faces outside the UK, in countries where platforms...
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Peer-to-Peer Lending surpasses £1 billion in 2014

The peer-to-peer lending industry lent more than £1.2 billion in 2014 according to new figures released today from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA). The sector has now lent more than £2.1 billion in total, doubling in size since the end...
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