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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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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

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