Marketplace lender Funding Circle has been included in the FTSE4Good Index, which filters listed firms that its says demonstrate the “highest standards of corporate governance and sustainability”.
The US investment bank this month invested an undisclosed amount into Swedish P2P lender Brocc, and in July struck a £200m funding line with Lendable.
The £1bn P2P Global Investments has sold one of its largest positions, in Castlehaven Finance, an Irish alternative development and bridging finance lender.
Swedish start-up Brocc has raised funding from Goldman Sachs, which the peer-to-peer consumer lender will use to boost loans.
Lendable has launched its first Luxembourg-based fund initially providing up to £225m of financing into the UK consumer market.
Tala, a Santa Monica, Calif.-headquartered startup that creates a credit profile to provide uncollateralized loans to millions of people in emerging markets, has raised $110 million in a new financing round to enter India’s burgeoning fintech space.
Fintech lender LendInvest has received £200m investment from one of Australia’s largest banks: the National Australia Bank (NAB).
Lending marketplace, Credible Labs, has reached a deal to sell 67% of the company to media giant Fox Corporation.