Tagged: robert pettigrew

UK P2PFA Responds to Criticism Leveled by LendingCrowd Regarding Change in Loan Data Requirements

Last week, LendingCrowd CEO and cofounder Stuart Lunn published a pointed blog post addressing recent changes to the “operating principles” as set forth by the UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA). LendingCrowd is currently not a member of the P2PFA. Lunn stated in the post;… Read More

P2PFA: UK Peer to Peer Lending Industry Nears £9 Billion in Total Lending

The UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has released Q1 data for its member platforms. According to the industry association, P2P lending is nearing £9 billion in loan originations having provided finance for approximately 50,000 business and 221,000 individuals. Total investors stand at around… Read More

UK P2PFA: Peer to Peer Lending Tops £3.1 Billion in 2017, Q4 Sees Considerable Growth as Borrowers Shift to Online Lending

The UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has published aggregate fourth quarter data for of 2017 for its member platforms. The P2PFA shows that during 2017 £3,145,098,842 in peer to peer loans were facilitated. Cumulative lending transacted through P2PFA member platforms exceeded £8 billion…. Read More

Peer-to-Peer Lender Crowdstacker Joins P2PFA

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) announced on Thursday it has welcomed peer-to-peer lender Crowdstacker. According to the organization, the online lending platform concentrates on a select few established businesses looking to secure over £1 million, appealing to businesses seeking to diversify their existing funding strategies. While… Read More

Quantuma Joins UK Peer to Peer Finance Association

Quantuma, a corporate recovery and business advisory firm that works with several peer-to-peer lending platforms, has joined the UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA). Earlier this year, the P2PFA announced the creation of Associate Members to broaden its membership beyond strict lending platforms. At… Read More

UK P2PFA: Peer to Peer Lending Rises in Q2

The UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) is out with their 2nd quarter aggregate numbers for their member platforms. Robert Pettigrew, Director of the P2PFA, commented on the release pointing to the quarter over quarter increase in lending; “Comparing the performance of P2PFA platforms… Read More

P2PFA Announces New Associate Membership, Publishes Names of First New Members

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has created a new category of membership to boost its ranks and add perspective to the association that represents the UK’s top online lenders. The P2PFA was established in 2011 as the industry gained traction, acting as the representative and self-regulatory… Read More

UK P2PFA Publishes Q4 Data: Ongoing Growth Indicative of Confidence

Fourth Quarter UK Peer to Peer Lending Hits £844 Million The UK Peer to Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) has published Q4 data for both SME and consumer lending. The P2PFA said “fourth quarter of 2016 has demonstrated continued growth, with the expansion in lending volumes… Read More