Tagged: lse

LendInvest Lists First Retail Bond on LSE, Raises £50 Million in Oversubscribed Offer

LendInvest, a leading online platform for property lending and investing, has listed a £50 million retail bond on the London Stock Exchange under ticker “LIV1“. LendInvest reports the bond offer was oversubscribed and closed early due to solid demand from both retail and institutional investors. LendInvest… Read More

SyndicateRoom Offers Investors Access to £150 Million REIT IPO

SyndicateRoom, an online investment platform, is offering its members the option to participate in the initial public offer (IPO) of AEW UK Long Lease Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The REIT is currently open for… Read More

LSE’s AIM Claims 38 IPOs for 2016 with Average Raise of £30 Million

AIM (Alternative Investment Market), a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has released their end of year numbers. Accoring to AIM, they have had a pretty good year: New AIM companies in 2016 up 39% post-IPO 38 IPOs raised record average of £30m Market… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding: Have You “Herd” the One About the Stampede?

  Recently, two London School of Economics professors published this fascinating paper on equity crowdfunding. Some industry players were quick to suggest that it provided proof that all investors make informed decisions based on objective investment criteria. I take issue with those interpretations. Examining a few… Read More

SyndicateRoom Now a Member of the LSE

Investment crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom joined the London Stock Exchange today representing a significant push for disruptive finance. SyndicateRoom has emerged as a leading equity crowdfunding platform in the UK having raised over £45 million to date. The platform has always paired professional investors with retail… Read More

Brief: Funding Circle Co-Founder James Meekings Comments on Q3 Funding for Lending Data

Newly LSE-listed Funding Circle shared positive findings today, citing its marketplace as the 3rd largest source of finance to UK small businesses in Q3.  James Meekings, co-founder and UK Managing Director of Funding Circle, commented on Bank of England’s newly released Funding for Lending data… Read More

Illuminate Financial Establishes Fintech Venture Fund; Deutsche Börse and Markit Lead Round

Illuminate Financial Management, a fintech venture fund established by industry veteran Mark Beeston, today announced that it had closed the first round of capital raising for its new IFM Fintech Opportunities Fund. The investment round has been co-led by financial information services provider Markit and Deutsche Börse… Read More

VPC Specialty Lending Adds Positions in OnDeck, Funding Circle & Others

VPC Speciality Lending Investments (LSE:VSL) has published a brief comment stating they have added investments in several direct lenders including OnDeck Capital, Funding Circle (USA), Upstart Network, Borro and Kreditech.  VPC has also provided a balance sheet loan to Applied Data Finance.  The company acquired… Read More

Victory Park Capital to List VPC Specialty Lending Investments on LSE

Peer to peer lending investor Victory Park Capital has filed a prospectus to list shares on the main exchange of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Victory Park has been aggressively investing in P2P assets having recently committed a solid $420 million to Funding Circle in… Read More

Seedrs to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Company IPO: Burgundy Winemaker to List on LSE

  Leading investment crowdfunding portal Seedrs is claiming another “first”.  In a note to followers, CEO and co-founder Jeff Lynn stated; “I’m pleased to share that today Seedrs is launching the first-ever crowdfunding campaign for a company’s IPO.” It should be noted that SyndicateRoom claimed the… Read More

P2P Global Shares Jump 5.75pc on First Day of Trading: Promising Start

“PEER-to-peer lender P2P Global Investments yesterday saw its C-shares rise from 1,000p to 1,057.50p, an increase of 5.75 per cent on their first day of trading. The investment trust raised £250m in a heavily over-subscribed C-share issue, giving the rapidly expanding peer-to-peer lending sector a further… 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

P2P Global Investments Will Raise £200 Million in C Share Offer

P2P Global Investments has announced its intent to raise £200 million in a new funding round.  P2P Global Investments became the first ever P2P investment fund to trade shares on the LSE last summer (LSE:P2P).  At the time of the listing P2P Global stated its intent… Read More