Withdrawals from our Access Accounts are slower than usual as we are no longer operating in normal market conditions as a result of Coronavirus. There is currently a queuing system in place, click here to find out more.
Withdrawals from our Access Accounts are slower than usual as we are no longer operating in normal market conditions as a result of Coronavirus. There is currently a queuing system in place, click here to find out more.

News

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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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

An update on the loan book

Our Head of Credit, Tim Harper provides an update on CBILS lending and the steps that we have taken in managing our existing loan book throughout the pandemic.

- September 16, 2020

Questions and Answers with Financial Thing

Laurence Samuels is the CEO and founder of financialthing.com - a website which specialises in peer to peer lending reviews and DIY investing. We asked him a series of questions about his experience in peer to peer lending and what factors play a part in shaping his investment strategy.  

- May 29, 2020

Assetz Capital approved for accreditation as a lender under Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

We’re delighted to have been approved for accreditation by British Business Bank as a lender under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

- May 6, 2020

IFISAs: Universal appeal

The IFISA is growing up. Kathryn Gaw investigates the evolution of the tax-free wrapper and what this means for platforms and investors…

Peer2Peer Finance News - March 24, 2020

How Assetz Capital has helped to fund the building of thousands of homes

A regional hub in Yorkshire could be on the cards for Assetz Capital, according to David Reed. He met Deputy Business Editor Greg Wright.

Yorkshire Post - March 21, 2020

Reaction to Chancellor's comments

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced another swathe of measures to support business through the coronavirus pandemic.

- March 20, 2020

Businesses need P2P funding now more than ever

Businesses need peer-to-peer funding now more than ever, Stuart Law, chief executive of Assetz Capital, has claimed.

Peer2Peer Finance News - March 20, 2020

The Bank of England has slashed interest rates to 0.1% in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic

This is such a fast-moving situation, and as we expected interest rates have been dropped again to near zero

- March 19, 2020

A video update from our CEO, Stuart Law

Our CEO, Stuart Law wanted to take the opportunity to personally update our investors, during these somewhat uncertain and unfamiliar times.

- March 19, 2020

Leading peer to peer lender reaches £1bn milestone – supporting both businesses and investors in the Midlands

Assetz Capital, one of the UK’s most impactful business lenders, has surpassed the £1bn mark for lending to SMEs and house-builders across the UK, with more than £145m being deployed in the Midlands since 2013.

BBPMedia - March 18, 2020

£15m commitment from British Business Investments

We’re delighted to announce that we've secured £15m British Business Investments funding to help boost UK house building lending.

- March 16, 2020

Financial stimulus reaction

Last night (17th March 2020) the UK government unveiled a package of financial measures to shore up the economy against the coronavirus impact.

- March 15, 2020