By Paul Manduca
July 17, 2017

Why I’m backing peer-to-peer lending

Today, Paul Manduca takes up his role as RateSetter’s Non-Executive Chairman. Paul is also Chairman of Prudential and has had a distinguished career in asset management as founder of Threadneedle Asset Management and former CEO of both Rothschild and Deutsche Asset Management as well as senior Board roles outside of financial services at William Morrison Supermarkets and Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.

By John Battersby
July 3, 2017

RateSetter to launch Hire-Purchase products in July

RateSetter is pleased to announce that it plans to launch Hire-Purchase (HP) products for commercial and individual borrowers later this month.

By Luke OMahony
June 26, 2017

Holiday money

At RateSetter, we’re focused on giving ordinary investors access to the risk and rewards of lending. Lots of similarly forward-thinking companies are shaking up other areas of finance too, and some of them might prove handy if you’re heading on holiday this summer. Here’s a guide to a few of our favourites!

By Luke OMahony
June 12, 2017

Are we saving and investing enough?

More than a third of UK adults (37 per cent) did not save or invest a penny in the three months to April 2017, according to new research commissioned by RateSetter.

By Luke OMahony
June 1, 2017

An update on our partnership with George Banco

Last month, we announced that we planned to enter into a new arrangement with George Banco, a guarantor loans provider. Under this arrangement, RateSetter investors would lend directly to George Banco borrowers - as opposed to the previous arrangement where RateSetter investors lent to George Banco itself, who then lent money onwards to their borrowers. This change was part of restructuring of what we called ‘wholesale’ lending.

By Luke OMahony
June 1, 2017

RateSetter company news update

This month we have announced the appointment of Paul Manduca as Non-Executive Chairman, and also raised a further £13m in equity capital.