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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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Bank of England leaves rates unchanged and cuts growth forecast

The Bank of England has announced that it will be holding interest rates at 0.75% today, and lowered its growth forecast for the second quarter of 2019 to zero.

- June 20, 2019

Majority of investors doubt Bank of England’s interest rate prediction

  54% of peer-to-peer lenders surveyed are not confident in the Bank of England’s claim that there will be more frequent increases to the interest rate in the next two years, according to the latest figures from Assetz Capital’s Q2 Investor Barometer. 

- June 15, 2019

Stuart Law comments on what the new FCA rules mean for the peer-to-peer sector

People have had their chance to grow their business to a decent scale.

- June 10, 2019

Assetz Capital hits bridging loans and small business lending milestones

The Manchester-based peer-to-peer lender said it has helped fund 3,700 UK homes since it was founded six years ago.

Altfi - June 6, 2019

FCA confirms new regulations for peer-to-peer industry

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed new regulations for the peer-to-peer industry following a review of the sector.

- June 5, 2019

Assetz Capital adds dedicated private fund for institutional investors

Assetz Capital has added a new private fund for institutional investors, in collaboration with a specialist marketplace lending fund manager.  

- May 17, 2019

Assetz Capital aims to raise £1m on Seedrs as it mulls IPO

ASSETZ Capital is aiming to raise £1m through its third equity crowdfunding campaign via Seedrs to support its staff and product expansion plans, with a possible stock market listing on the horizon.

Peer2Peer Finance News - May 14, 2019

The impact of inflation on your tax-free returns

Whether you invest in Stocks & Shares ISAs, Cash ISAs or Innovative Finance ISAs, have you thought about the impact inflation could be having on your tax-free returns?

- April 30, 2019

Assetz Capital aims to be 50% institutionally funded by end of 2019

Assetz Capital aims to have 50% of its funding sourced from institutions by the end of this year, according to its CEO Stuart Law.

Bridging and Commercial - April 2, 2019

An alternative choice for your ISA investment

The Assetz Capital Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) is a 'wrapper' that you can use with any of our Investment Accounts allowing you to shelter investments from tax whilst earning fair returns.

- March 27, 2019

Assetz customers snubbing cash ISAs to boost their IFISA investment

ALMOST half of Assetz Capital investors are planning to put the majority of their ISA money into its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA).

Peer2Peer Finance News - March 22, 2019

Investors overwhelmingly drawn to IFISAs and higher interest rates this ISA season

Almost half of Assetz Capital investors are planning to put the majority of their ISA investment in Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) this ISA season, according to the peer-to-peer business lender’s Q1 Investor Barometer.

Wealth Advisor - March 21, 2019

Investors overwhelmingly drawn to IFISAs and higher interest rates this ISA season

Almost half of Assetz Capital investors are planning to put the majority of their ISA investment in Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) this ISA season, according to the peer-to-peer business lender’s Q1 Investor Barometer.

- March 21, 2019

Spring Statement

Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond has delivered his 2019 Spring Statement today, urging MPs to back the Brexit deal in order to lift the ‘cloud of uncertainty’ hanging over the UK’s economy.

- March 13, 2019

UK investors predict soft Brexit and reject second referendum

A significant majority of investors predict that the UK will ultimately leave the European Union with a soft Brexit or not at all, according to the Q1 Investor Barometer from Assetz Capital. A hard Brexit was foreseen only by the minority.

- March 11, 2019

Assetz lines up over £110m in institutional money as platform grows

ASSETZ Capital is set to welcome at least £110m in institutional investments over the coming months as part of an ongoing expansion plan.

Peer2Peer Finance News - March 8, 2019