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The UK is paving the way in opening up traditional markets for everyone to participate.
Minibonds in general are more established businesses and mostly required to have an approved prospectus in place by the financial regulator in the country of operation.
FUNDRAISINGS by Honeycomb and the Funding Circle SME Income Fund (FCIF) helped push share issues to record levels in the investment trust sector for
the first half of 2017.
Analysis of the equity market by Insidetab; real estate tops the chart in funding succes rate (75%) while capital goods holds the title of total amount funded ($105m).
The increasing size of quarterly issuance alongside involvement from a larger group of ratings agencies suggests institutions are more and more bullish on the asset class.
MidOcean Partners, a premier New York-based alternative asset manager, today announced the closing of a $600 million collateralized loan obligation (“CLO”). The transaction was led by Goldman Sachs.
Evalue’s Mark Grimes reveals how disruptive wealth management technology could be key to nudging younger investors into better pension provision.
The last few months saw several fintech companies obtaining licenses to operate as a bank and – ultimately – become a bank. Fintechs are characteristically small, innovative and agile. They not only detest the traditional banking model, their mission is to disrupt it.
Not so long ago crowdfunding seemed like a niche concern, but the popularity of Kickstarter and its contemporaries has since propelled the finance model fully into the business mainstream. As more companies and investors embrace it, what will the future hold?
Emerging markets specialist Aberdeen has brought in Paul Mehta to lead its diversification into private debt and other alternative forms of fixed income.
Aberdeen Asset Management has appointed Paul Mehta as global had of loans as it continues to expand its exposure to the Alternative Credit market.
SAVERS are being urged to “wake up and smell the coffee” as inflation hit a 43-month high of 2.7 per cent in April.
Consumer price inflation is at the highest rate since September 2013.
Equity crowdfunding gets green light
Australian businesses will be allowed to equity crowdfund in the future, following the introduction of draft legislation by the Australian government.
Seedrs, one of the UK’s biggest equity crowdfunders, intends to launch a secondary market in the summer of this year. This would be the early-stage equity crowdfunding sector’s first secondary market.
Prestige Fund Management, the specialist asset manager that focuses on lending to small and medium businesses in the UK, has launched a second new share class for a Middle East based, sovereign wealth fund.
Yesterday we learnt that leading US marketplace lender Prosper has been misstating investor returns, due to a system error. That error has now been resolved, according to spokesperson Sarah Cain. Bloomberg broke the news, reporting that the issue has been going on for several quarters.
Alternative finance is leading the way in the high growth market for financial services disruption, according to a new report.
RISING inflation may provide alternative finance firms with an opportunity to entice usually-conservative savers, as the vast majority of financial advisors expect Brits will move some of their cash deposits into other asset classes to prevent their cash value being eroded.