By RateSetter notices
August 3, 2017

Non-Standard Finance Plc to acquire George Banco

We are pleased to announce that earlier today Non-Standard Finance Plc, a non-standard consumer finance specialist, confirmed that it was acquiring guarantor loans platform George Banco Limited for £53.5m. As part of the deal all George Banco loans will be refinanced by Non-Standard Finance Plc, and as a result RateSetter lenders will be repaid in full ahead of schedule.

By RateSetter notices
August 1, 2017

RateSetter launches business hire purchase product

Last month, we announced that we were planning to launch a hire purchase product, and undertook to provide a further update nearer the time of launch. Our business hire purchase product is now live, with consumer hire purchase to follow later this year.

By RateSetter notices
July 31, 2017

RateSetter passes two billion pounds of lending

RateSetter lenders have now delivered more than £2 billion in loans to people and businesses across the UK and in doing so have earned over £76 million in interest.

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!