FT P2P News

P2P lender Zopa wins UK banking licence

The 15-year-old company is looking to access more stable ways to fund its loans

Peer-to-peer lenders forced to abandon retail roots

Groups turn to big financial institutions amid falling demand and nervous investors

Metro Bank/RateSetter: democratic deficit

A deal would set boss Dan Frumkin on the right foot with shareholders

Metro Bank in exclusive talks to buy RateSetter

Acquisition would accelerate push to expand unsecured consumer lending book

RateSetter halves payouts to investors

Peer-to-peer lender’s move is latest sign of strain in the sector as loan defaults expected to rise

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