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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

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