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Crypto Platform 21.co Raises $25 Million in Round Led by Marshall Wace, Valued at $2 Billion

21.co, a Switzerland-based crypto platform, has raised $25 million in a funding round led by Marshall Wace. The valuation of 21.co was set at around $2 billion apparently making 21.c0 Switzerland’s largest crypto unicorn. Marshall Wace, regulated by the UK FCA, is a hedge fund partly… Read More

UK FCA Hopes to Boost Exchange Listings with New Rules

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a statement last week announcing rule changes designed to boost share listings on UK exchanges. At the beginning of 2021, the Kalifa Review of Fintech was published providing a roadmap for the UK to maintain and improve the… Read More

MW Eaglewood & Pollen Street Capital Merge. Will Jointly Manage P2P Global Investments

MW Eaglewood and Pollen Street Capital have agreed to merge subject to regulatory approval. The combination of the two companies was described as creating one of the largest investment managers focusing on “specialist lending assets”. Simon Champ, CEO of Eaglewood Europe, said market dynamics had… Read More

Harmoney Adds Prominent Names to Advisory Board

Harmoney, the first peer to peer lender to launch in New Zealand, has added some big names to its advisory board.  Accord to a release published by the P2P site, Jon Barlow, founder of Eaglewood Capital and Phin Upham of Thiel Capital have signed up… Read More

Brief: Harmoney Completes $200M Funding Round; Valuation Soars to $100M

Harmoney, Australasia’s peer-to-peer lending (P2P) marketplace, announced on Thursday that the company has completed a $200m funding round, led by P2P Global Investments PLC (P2PGI) managed by Eaglewood Europe LLC, a subsidiary of alternative asset manager Marshall Wace. The agreement includes both equity and debt, with… Read More

A Little Filing with Big Implications for Marketplace Lending

On Thursday, June 11, RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Corporation filed an N-2 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.  RiverNorth is a Chicago-based investment management firm founded in 2000 that specializes in opportunistic investment strategies.   Many of RiverNorth’s investment products are structured as Closed End… Read More

Prospectus for New Share Offer from P2P Global Investments is Published

P2P Gobal investments announced last week they were initiating a new funding round to raise £200 million in a C share offer.  The company has now published the prospectus for the offer. This is following a successful 2014 as P2P Global became the first fund… 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

Eaglewood Completes $75 Million Securitization of P2P Loans Originated via Lending Club

Eaglewood Capital Management, an investment management firm specializing in investing in online lending strategies, has announced that it has completed a $75 million securitization.   This represents Eaglewood’s second securitization of peer-to-peer (P2P) consumer loans and brings its total issuance to $175 million. The $75… Read More

“P2P” Investment Trust Trades on London Stock Exchange

As part of the Marshall Wace acquisition of Eaglewood Capital Management, a “specialist in peer to peer” lending, the previously reported fund commenced trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) this past Friday.  The ticker symbol is “P2P.  This represents the very first entry of… Read More

Marshall Wace P2P Fund Plans IPO in UK

Hedge fund manager Marshall Wace is queuing up to IPO their Peer to Peer lending fund – seeking to raise £200 million.  The global investment fund wants to capitalize on the seismic shift from traditional bank finance to P2P lending platforms.  The shares are expected… Read More

Marshall Wace Buys Eaglewood P2P Firm

According to reports, the British hedge fund  Marshall Wace is purchasing Eaglewood Capital Management described as a P2P specialist.  Marshall Wace manages approximately $15.5 billion in assets.  The terms of the purchase were not disclosed. Eaglewood apparently intends on launching the worlds first listed P2P investment trust…. Read More

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