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P2P Global Investments continues share buy-backs amid market dip

28th September 2016 Daniel Lanyon

The P2P and marketplace lending giant fund has entred into another round of own share buy-backs in the past week.   The investment managers of the P2P Global Investments trust have initiated ...

In an increasingly intermediated industry, what’s the real value-add of a marketplace lending platform?

28th September 2016 Ryan Weeks

As you might imagine, there was no shortage of things to talk about during the “In defense of online lending” panel at AltFi Global. After all, there’s plenty for the industry to defend ...

Institutional investors should expect lower returns from bonds and equities and consider alternatives, warns report

27th September 2016 Daniel Lanyon

Hermes Asset Management’s Saker Nusseibeh and Eoin Murray warn that markets are set for a tough longer term period thanks to a low growth world.     Large institutional investors ...

Equity

OurCrowd raises $72m, targets $1bn in annual funding by 2020

21st September 2016 Ryan Weeks

Israeli equity crowdfunding giant OurCrowd raises $72m.   Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunder OurCrowd has closed a $72m Series C. Investors in the round include financial institutions, family ...

Seedrs publishes portfolio data, posts 14.44 per cent IRR

7th September 2016 Ryan Weeks

Seedrs becomes the first equity crowdfunding platform to publish portfolio level data, revealing an annualised rate of return of 14.44 per cent.   Seedrs has become the first equity crowdfunding ...

BrewDog taps the crowd for $50m to funds its US expansion

19th August 2016 Lisa Walls-Hester

The Scottish craft beer producer is looking across the pond to further expand its growing empire.   BrewDog has turned to the crowd (again) to fund its latest expansion plans, but his time it ...



Next Event

AltFi Australasia Summit 2017

AltFi Australasia Summit 2017

27th February 2017

With the disrupters disrupted, everything is to play for. The AltFi Australasia 2017 summit charts a path through a turbulent alternative finance and fintech space, identifying the pitfalls and opportunities for both platforms and investors.



Last Event

AltFi Global Summit 2016

AltFi Global Summit 2016

14th September 2016

The AltFi Global Summit 2016 was the first event to rigorously explore the positioning of the marketplace/online lending asset class within the broader alternative credit spectrum. The event also challenged key industry participants on the trials of 2016, and galvanised discussion around the emergent marketplace lending "ecosystem".



Most Read

Bank referral scheme to go live early next quarter
Ryan Weeks
23rd September 2016
A start-date to the government’s much-vaunted bank referral scheme has at long last been ...

Zopa readies £138m debut securitisation, receives Aa3 rating
Ryan Weeks
21st September 2016
The first securitisation of Zopa loans is doing the rounds with investors, as Moody’s ...

Is fintech now “more bark than bite”? Starling Bank thinks so
Ryan Weeks
26th September 2016
Revolution or evolution, which will the fintech sector deliver?   The alternative ...



AltFi Data Indices

UK Volume Index

Cumulative Total
£8,107,886,571

Change on week
£92,341,817

EU Volume Index

Cumulative Total
€1,666,877,381

Change on week
€16,387,769

Returns Index

Current Return
5.32%

Change on month

Disruptors Index

Index Value
1,818

Change on week
7.06%


Latest Data Feature

Continental European Volume Roundup - August 2016

26th September 2016 Aloysius Fekete

August saw a return to the platform lending levels seen in the first half of 2016 in Continental Europe after a slow July with origination volumes bouncing back to €53.8million. This is well over ...


Latest Investor Article

P2P Global Investments continues share buy-backs amid market dip

28th September 2016 Daniel Lanyon

The P2P and marketplace lending giant fund has entred into another round of own share buy-backs in the past week.   The investment managers of the P2P Global Investments trust have initiated ...