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Global alternative finance

Benchmarking study by Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance provides worldwide perspective on the $300 billion-plus market. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) published the first benchmarking study (16 April) to provide a global perspective on the development of the…

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S&P Global: European P2P lending prone to mispricing and inefficiencies, new study claims

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on peer-to-peer lending platforms and says they can be “inefficient at matching risks with return, but the reality is more nuanced”. In an interview with…

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Peer2Peer Finance News: The might of the Square Mile

Peer-to-peer lending is growing as retail and institutional investors are benefiting from it. According to report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, the industry supported “32 per cent of P2P consumer lending, 28 per cent of P2P business lending…

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Joining forces to review the alternative finance industry

Financial Conduct Authority and the University of Cambridge to review the alternative finance industry. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge is pleased to announce today that they will be working with the…

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City AM: Peer-to-peer lending: What will happen in a downturn?

Harriet Green looks at peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market in the UK and what P2P companies should be looking for in case there’s another recession coming up. There is a growing temptation to look at P2P loans as an asset class,…

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