Tagged: zencap

Funding Circle Germany Takes a Fresh Start

  Germany is a huge SME and VSME (very small business) credit market. But it is not as mature a market for online marketplace lending as the UK, the US, or even the Netherlands. This partly explains why Funding Circle Germany’s early loan book underperformed…. Read More

Big Deal on Horizon: Funding Circle Said to Be Planning Europe’s First P2P ABS

Funding Circle, a small-business lending platform, hired Deutsche Bank AG as the sole  arranger of the first securitization of P2P loans in Europe, according to a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The firm will meet investors in London April 18-20 to discuss a possible deal in pounds,… Read More

The Many Faces of Marketplace Lending : Auxmoney, Funding Circle, FundingXChange & CrossLend 

  Execfintech, the German fintech event that took place March 8 in Frankfurt dedicated a couple of panel presentations to marketplace lending. The companies represented included the two most successful lending platforms in Germany, P2P lending site Auxmoney and P2B lending marketplace Funding Circle, along… Read More

Brief: Funding Circle Raises £150M on its First Day Listing on London Stock Exchange

P2P lender Funding Circle‘s peer-to-peer trust raised £150M in London Stock Exchange listing yesterday, reported The Telegraph’s Rebecca Burn-Callander.  The Funding Circle SME Income fund allows the company’s pool of investors to buy shares in the vehicle, which then allocates loans to a portfolio of small businesses,… Read More

Quotes From #LenditEurope: About China’s 2,000 Lending Platforms & More

Part II: Seen & Heard at Lendit Europe If you missed attending Lendit Europe, you missed a great event. You can catch up on a selection of presentations on Lendit . For short skimming, we’ve selected a few thought-provoking quotes from day 2. You may also… Read More

Funding Circle Goes Global with Acquisition of Zencap

Funding Circle, the leading UK SME marketplace lending platform, has dramatically increased its footprint with the acquisition of Zencap. Funding Circle will now operate in Germany, Spain and the Netherlands. Funding Circle already has a significant operation in the US. Funding Circle representatives state this… Read More

ZenCap is Fastest Growing Online Lender in Europe

ZenCap, a one-year-old Berlin-based direct lending platform is presently the fastest growing site in continental Europe.  According to data published by AltFi, ZenCap has generated Year over Year growth of an astounding 445.3%.  The next closest growth rate is of Auxmoney at less than half that… Read More

Zencap Gets Big Boost with €230 Million Investment from Victory Park Capital

Victory Park Capital (VPC) announced today it is investing up to €230 million in loans originated on the Zencap platform over a 3 year period.  German publication Handelsblatt called the investment “a record deal for a German startup” and “the most ever for a continental… Read More