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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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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

Access Account Marketplace processes £6 million in since launch

The new Access Account Marketplace from Assetz Capital processed around 4,000 trades totalling around £6 million in its first two weeks, with no platform fees payable. 

- September 2, 2020

Assetz Capital partners with Aros Kapital to fund CBILS lending

Assetz Capital has signed a funding deal with Aros Kapital, a fast-growing Nordic financing provider focused on the SME segment, to contribute to its lending under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

- August 19, 2020

Assetz Capital applies for £10 million BCR Pool E grant

Assetz Capital has applied for a Pool E Banking Competition Remedies (BCR) £10 million grant as it continues to scale its SME lending at pace.

- August 6, 2020

Ratesetter investors have a home with us - Assetz Capital

80,000 retail investors from Ratesetter are likely to need a new home for their money later this year, and they ‘have a home with us’ according to Assetz Capital CEO Stuart Law. 

- August 3, 2020

Assetz Capital surpasses Seedrs fund raising target after just one week

Assetz Capital has already exceeded its £500K minimum Seedrs fundraising target and now aims to secure matched investment from the government's new Future Fund to double up the investment. 

- June 17, 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

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

Assetz Capital, the leading marketplace peer-to-peer lender, has been approved for accreditation as a lender by the British Business Bank under the government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). 

- May 6, 2020

Assetz Capital investors overwhelmingly back borrower forbearance

Investors on the Assetz Capital platform have voted overwhelmingly to provide forbearance to borrowers during these extraordinary times and to extend their loans for an initial three months, where needed.

- April 8, 2020

Assetz Capital announces short-term plan for borrowers and lenders

Assetz Capital announces short-term plan for borrowers and lenders 

- March 31, 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