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Watch Out for Disruption! S&P Warns Banks More Fintech Disruption Ahead

This week S&P Global published the Global Banks Midyear report for 2018. While credit conditions remain relatively good, the trade dispute, largely with China, is causing concern. Beyond the overall good economic environment there is a pressing issue when it comes to traditional banks. The… Read More

Insurtech Fail? S&P Report Says Profitability is Elusive for Three Prominent Startups

S&P Global Market Intelligence is out with a report questioning three emerging Insurtech platforms. The report states that profitability is elusive for these startups. Mentioning specifically Lemonade, Metromile, and Root Insurance, S&P says that each reported overall net losses in the second quarter, as incurred losses… Read More

SoFi Closes $303 Million A Rated Securitization of Refinanced Student Loans: Ratings Agencies Include S&P, Moody’s, DBRS

Peer to Peer Lending Platform Achieves “A” Rating from S&P and “A2” from Moody’s Social Finance or “SoFi”, a leader in P2P or marketplace lending, today closed a $303 million+ securitization of refinanced student loans for graduate borrowers. The senior notes were rated “A” by… Read More

Brief: Peer to Peer Lender SoFi Gets S&P Rating on Senior Portion of $270M Deal

According to multiple reports, peer-to-peer lender SoFi, a San Francisco startup, has received a landmark rating on the senior portion of a $270 million P2P deal. S&P and DBRS have assigned a single A rating according to the FT. Mike Cagney, CEO of SoFi was… Read More

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