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What's going on at Assetz Capital? These news articles, blogs and press releases will keep you up-to-date with what we're doing and what we think.

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The current construction material shortage and how it's affecting house-builders and developers

Relationship Director Rebecca Hall discusses the current shortage of construction materials for developers and the outlook for the sector in the second half of 2021

- July 26, 2021

Assetz Capital heats up for summer rate reduction

We’re delighted to be offering a summer rate reduction of 0.45% across all of our loan products to borrowers until 31st July 2021.

- June 24, 2021

An important update regarding the Access Accounts

In late April 2021, the Access Accounts returned to Normal Market Conditions, which meant that withdrawals could once again be processed within one business day at par value. As the Access Accounts have normalised, we’ve seen a steady increase in new investment and strong loan redemptions, which have together increased the Access Account cash balance.

- June 7, 2021

The importance of transparency and consistency when it comes to providing quick bridging solutions for brokers and their borrowers

Even during the Coronavirus crisis, typical capital raise hasn’t been affected in a seemingly large way. Businesses are still looking for funding and there are opportunities appearing in new and exciting ways.

- April 26, 2021

Bridging the Gender Investment Gap

In celebration of International Women's Day we've taken a look at why only 20% of women are investing their hard-earned money...

- March 8, 2021

Loan Book Update from Chris Macklin, Chief Risk Officer

Here, our Chief Risk Officer, Chris Macklin, explains in more detail how we have managed the loan book throughout the pandemic and provides an update on the forbearance measures that have been put in place to support borrowers and to help safeguard your investments.

 

- February 17, 2021

CBILS funding helps North-West developer’s site get back on track

Developers Paul & Sarah Waterworth, owners of Olam Holdings Ltd, were expecting their loan to fund the conversion of a barn and garage into five homes to complete at any moment, when the Covid19 pandemic brought everything to a standstill.

- December 17, 2020

Lender Certification

As an investor on the Assetz Capital platform, we ask you to certify as to which type of investor you are every twelve months.

The certification process is a result of the rules introduced by the FCA on 9th December 2019, which are aimed at enhancing the protection of retail investors.

- December 7, 2020

Ask Our Panel

We’ve introduced this feature to enhance our communication with our investors and give you the opportunity to directly ask the questions that are important to you.

- December 4, 2020

CBILS funding clears the way for Linell Homes Ltd development near Wakefield

CBILS funding clears the way for Linell Homes Ltd development near Wakefield

- November 30, 2020

We’ve secured an additional £25m from British Business Investments

We’re delighted to announce that British Business Investments (BBI), a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has committed an additional £25m to Assetz Capital, in a boost to UK housebuilders and SMEs.

- November 11, 2020

Spotlight On Tech

Here, we put the spotlight on our Technology Team so you can get to know our Head of Engineering, David De-Vilder, and understand why technology is so important at Assetz Capital.

- November 11, 2020

Ask Our Panel

We’ve introduced this feature to enhance our communication with our investors and give you the opportunity to directly ask the questions that are important to you.

- October 15, 2020

An update on market conditions from Stuart Law, CEO

The economic impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve alongside the sad impact upon people’s lives. Gradually more things are becoming clearer and giving us more information to make decisions upon. Whilst over time, most business sectors will recover and the economy will grow larger than ever, it will likely and necessarily be a different shape to the economy of 2019 and will also take time to evolve.

- September 16, 2020

Our Distressed Loans and Recoveries Process

When investing in peer-to-peer loans, you are lending money directly to one or more borrowers. Like all other lending operations, there is always the risk that things don’t run smoothly, and the borrower cannot repay the loan, leading to a reliance on the property security taken for the loan.

Here, we take a look at our recoveries process, to help you to understand the methods we have in place to recover your investments should the borrower default.

- September 16, 2020