Tagged: liberum

New Year’s Resolution: Financial Apathy is a Challenge for the Alternative Finance Industry & Must Be Addressed

Of course, those of us who work in the alternative finance industry understand very well the benefits this new form of finance offers to everyone. But with recent data revealed at this autumn’s LendIt conference suggesting that retail investor awareness has plateaued in the last… Read More

Standard Chartered Plc. Among Investors in $150 Million Fundraising Round for China’s Dianrong.com

Update on a $150 million fundraising round in progress: Chinese online lender Dianrong.com is raising funds in a round that values the startup at about $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, notes BloombergBusiness. Investors include Standard Chartered Plc, a British multinational banking and financial services… Read More

DirectMoney Peer to Peer Lender Will List Shares in Australia

Peer to peer lending platform DirectMoney is said to be preparing to publicly trade shares on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) within the next eight weeks. If it successfully lists shares it will become the first platform to trade in Australia and one of the… Read More

P2P Global Investments Successfully Raises £250 Million

P2P Global Investments plc has announced their C Share funding round was over-subscribed and is now closed. According to a company spokesperson, the issue raised gross proceeds of £250 million via the issue of 25 million C Shares, of which 24,098,657 C Shares will be issued… Read More

P2P Global Boosts Share Issue Due to Strong Demand

P2P Global Investments, the first peer to peer lending investment trust to trade on the LSE ever, has stated the C share issue, announced earlier this month, has been increased due to solid demand. P2P Global Investments seeks out investment opportunities in P2P assets.  P2P… Read More

Back to the Future: The Early Days of Online Trading Revisit FinTech and Crowdfunding Disruption

After reading Orchard Platform’s Bill Ullman elegantly deliberated “Is Fin-Tech History Rhyming Again?” on the platform’s blog last week and prepared for Thanksgiving, I wondered how the early days of online trading revisit fintech and crowdfunding disruption innovation.  While prepping for last week’s feast, I… Read More

Financial Disruptors Index Launched by Liberum & AltFi Data

Index is called the Liberum AltFi Financial Disruptors Index (LAFDI). According to a public statement, UK based investment bank Liberum and research firm AltFi Data have launched the first equity index tracking the world’s leading financial services’ disruptors.  The new index launches just as industry… Read More

Loan Ranger Receives Strategic Investment from Liberum

Australia based Loan Ranger, an online direct lender, has announced a strategic investment from UK based Liberum Capital.  Effective immediately, Liberum will also add Simon Atkinson as a director and Board Member.  Simon will join Jeff McCarthy, a former Managing Director of US based peer… Read More

Send this to a friend