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Members of a "first class" advisory panel tasked with looking at the establishment of a Development Bank for Wales revealed

Business Minister Edwina Hart has described as first class an independent panel tasked with penning a business case for setting up a Development Bank for Wales

Date: Source: Wales Online

Treasury set to launch peer-to-peer Isa consultation next month

The Treasury is poised to launch a consultation next month on how investors might gain access to the peer-to-peer lending market through individual savings accounts – and whether a new type of Isa should be created for the purpose.

Date: Source: FT

“P2P” Investment Trust Trades on London Stock Exchange

As part of the Marshall Wace acquisition of Eaglewood Capital Management, a “specialist in peer to peer” lending, the previously reported fund commenced trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) this past Friday.

Date: Source: Crowdfund Insider

Marshall Wace to float P2P fund

Hedge fund manager Marshall Wace plans to float its peer-to-peer lending (P2P) fund with a target of £200 million, in a move to take advantage of the difficulties in traditional bank finance.

Date: Source: Interactive Investor

How Peer-to-Peer Lending Is Reshaping the Finance Industry

By Kim Wales, Technology and new business models are reshaping the types of business funding available, the ways organisations source it, and the investor base that gets to back it. But while P2P lenders initially attracted retail investors, the returns have lured big institutions and hedge funds.

Date: Source: CrowdFundBeat