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Downing Crowd Takes Advantage of Higher €8 million Crowdfunding Limit with Most Recent Offering

Investment crowdfunding platform Downing Crowd is taking advantage of the new UK prospectus limit – a regulatory change that increases the crowdfunding limit to €8 million. Effectively a European rule, the threshold at which a prospectus for an offering was increased this past July from €5 million… Read More

Downing Crowd Adds £2.5 M Bond Energy Project Raise: Here Come the Funds

Investment platform Downing Crowd has launched a ‘7-day access’ bond which will invest a further £2.5 million for renewable energy generation and reserve power company, Bagnall Energy.  More than £201,4854 has already been secured for the raise which will close on Halloween morning. “The renewable energy… Read More

Downing Crowd Lists £6.25 Million Investment Offer for Solar Projects

Downing Crowd, a debt based crowdfunding platform that focuses on the renewable energy sector, has listed a series of solar investments by Populo Energy for projects in East Anglia and Norwich. The offering is for a £6.25 million bond for Populo Energy that will allow… Read More

Downing Crowd Launches New Property Bond, Mark Gross Promoted to Partner

UK Investment platform Downing Crowd has launched its second property development bond offer, as part of a 12-month programme to raise £50 million through a range of similar property bonds. This latest bond offer, DDF Property Bond Series Two, offers a choice of two fixed… Read More

Downing Crowd: £1.2 Million Raised for Wind Project

Downing Crowd has successfully raised £1.2 million in a bond offering to fund a small-scale wind turbine site in Scotland, owned and operated by C&G Renewables Limited. The £1.2 million raise will support the day-to-day operation of the wind turbines. Investors that backed the project will… Read More

The UK Financial Conduct Authority Looks to Update Rules for Loan Based Crowdfunding which is “Increasingly Complex,” Opens New Consultation

Investment Crowdfunding Rules Deemed Satisfactory. The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finally released its long awaited post-implementation review of crowdfunding regulation. As has been widely rumored for quite some time, the FCA is looking to adjust rules governing loan based crowdfunding, also labeled peer… Read More

Downing Announces £1.6 Billion Electric Vehicle Grid Partnership, Investment to be Offered on Downing Crowd Later in 2018

Downing LLP has announced a funding partnership with Pivot Power to help financing a network of rapid EV charing stations and grid-connected batteries. Described as a “world first,” Downing will provide a key investment in the initial stage of 2GW network charging stations across the UK…. Read More

Downing Crowd Energizes UK Crowdfunding with New P.A. Reserve Power Bond

Investment manager Downing LLP has launched of a new bond on its crowdfunding platform, Downing Crowd, paying 7.6% p.a. interest to investors by lending £10M to projects across the UK’s reserve power market. [clickToTweet tweet=”[email protected] Reserve Power Bond will enable investment of up to £10M in… Read More

Downing Crowd Update: Offers New 2% Interest P.A. Cash Offer on IFISA Accounts & Heads Back into the Pubs with Hedderwick

Hedderwick Limited has partnered again with Downing Crowd to revitalize UK pub culture.  In recent months, Downing Crowd also celebrated successful rounds with Oakman Inn’s The White Hart and Downoak Pub. This is an opportunity to lend to Hedderwick Limited and earn a fixed interest rate of… Read More

Downing Crowd Helps Oakman Inns Raise £1.82 Million for Acquisition of Property

Downing Crowd, the crowdfunding platform affiliated with Downing LLP,  is helping Oakman Bedfordshire Holdings raise £1.82 million in relation to the acquisition of the freehold of The White Hart, a pub restaurant property based in Bedfordshire which is leased to Oakman Inns and Restaurants. The… Read More

Downing Crowd Comments on “Massive” Rise in Debt Based Securities in Crowdfunding as Indicated in CCAF Research

Downing Crowd, a debt based crowdfunding platform, says “crowdfunding for grown-ups has arrived” as indicated by data correlated in the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) report on the UK alternative finance industry. The report by CCAF revealed alternative finance growth of 43% to £4.6… Read More

Downing Crowd Says IFISAs Now Make Up 30% of All Investments

Downing Crowd is reporting that since the March launch of their Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA), these savings vehicles make up 30% of Downing Crowd investments. Downing Crowd says it has seen a rapid rise in business from IFISA customers, just one year after HM Treasury passed… Read More

Downing Crowd Offers £3.95 Million Investment in Biogas Renewable Energy Plant

Crowdfunding platform Downing Crowd has listed a £3.95 million offer for Warren Energy, a Norfolk-based renewable energy plant generating biogas. Julia Groves, Downing’s Head of Crowdfunding, said there is a lack of awareness regarding different types of crowdfunding. Crowd Bonds may be a lower risk… Read More

Downing Adds Michael Tefula to Ventures Team

UK investment manager, Downing LLP, has appointed Michael Tefula, previously at Oxford Seed Fund and Deloitte, to its specialist Ventures investment team. Downing Ventures invests venture capital into early-stage technology businesses in the UK, prior to supporting these companies through phases of subsequent growth. They also… Read More

Downing Crowd Launches “Regular Access Bonds” Adding Liquidity for Investors

The Downing Crowd platform has announced the launch of new “Regular Access Crowd Bonds” designed to offer attractive returns with a certain level of liquidity for investors. Unlike existing Crowd Bonds, investors in Regular Access Bonds will not have to invest their money for a… Read More

Downing Crowd is Crowdfunding £2.8 Million for UK Data Center

Downing Crowd is raising £2.8 million for a data center based in Birmingham. Downing Crowd is part of Downing LLP, an FCA authorized and regulated investment manager with over 20 years of experience. The first tranche of the offer has already secured £1.9 million. The… Read More

Downing Crowd Pounds Table on Tax Year End and IFISA Options

The Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) is a new investment vehicle that remains relatively underutilized. As we wrote yesterday, one platform estimated that about 50% of the UK market is totally unaware of the retirement saving option. As we near the 2016/2017 tax year end, IFISA… Read More

Care Concern Group is Raising £3 Million on Downing Crowd

  Care Concern Group, described as a high-quality care home for the elderly in Edinburgh, is raising £3million through Downing Crowd, a crowdfunding platform that invests in a wide range of UK business sectors.  The funding will be raised using “Downing Crowd Bonds”, a type… Read More

Downing Crowd Successfully Raises £1.25 Million for “Hydro Bond”

Downing Crowd has successfully raised £1.25 million to fund its first ever “Hydro Bond” for a newly opened ‘run-of-river’ power station developed by Nightjar Sustainable Power Limited in Argyll, Scotland. Downing Crowd is an offshoot of Downing LLP, an investment manager founded in 1986. Downing… Read More

Downing Crowd, Powered by ShareIn, Closes 2nd Bond Deal in Two Days

Recently launched crowdfunding platform, Downing Crowd, an offshoot of London-based VC firm Downing, is finding success with its new platform. Powered by Edinburgh-based ShareIn, Downing Crowd has closed its second deal in two days raising a total of £3.2 million.  According to information provided by… Read More

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