Ablrate and Industry News

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06/06/2017 Interview with our CEO - Financial Thing

Our CEO David Bradley-Ward was recently interviewed by Financial Thing, an online investment news service. David shares his views on the industry in general, the future of... Ablrate Admin

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24/05/2017 Ablrate Sponsors the PGA Europro Tour

One of the things that frustrates me the most is golf. It is a game that, in reality, you cannot win. Even if you were Tiger Woods at the height of his career you would still... Ablrate Admin

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30/03/2017 Ablrate Gain Full FCA Authorisation

We are pleased to announce that Aviation and Tech Capital Limited, the company that owns and operates Ablrate has gained full authorisation from the Financial Conduct... Ablrate Admin

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16/02/2017 The name's Bond, James Bond....

I think all men fancy themselves as a bit of a James Bond. A dab hand at the casino, ladies man, deadly in hand to hand combat, part of the jetset... ah yes... it would be... Ablrate Admin

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28/11/2016 Ablrate's Largest Aircraft Loan Repays

Henley-on-Thames, November 2016: Ablrate, a pioneering online lending platform for asset-backed loans has announced that its largest aircraft loan has settled today, returning... Ablrate Admin

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09/11/2016 President Trump

I am slightly bleary eyed this morning having stayed up to watch the amazing events of last night unfold. It certainly is a new dawn for world politics. The impact is yet to be... Ablrate Admin

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26/10/2016 Entrepreneurs: Seab is giving green light to the world to convert food waste into energy

"London is open for business. That’s the message Mayor Sadiq Khan spent a busy few days pushing in the US last month — and Sandra Sassow has rapidly reaped the... Ablrate Admin

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01/07/2016 Ablrate and Brexit

The vote by 17 million British people to exit the European Union inevitably caused a shock to the market. Many of my friends in the City just didn't see it coming and were... Ablrate Admin

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26/05/2016 Innovative Finance ISA and the FCA – why the delay?

After all the fanfare and eager anticipation, the introduction of the Innovate Finance ISA from the start of the new tax year on April 6 has turned... Ablrate Admin

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28/04/2016 Does the peer-to-peer lending sector really need IFAs?

The IFA community has taken a lot of flak for failing to throw its considerable weight behind the P2P crowd lending revolution. Some of the criticism has been justified. For... Ablrate Admin

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17/03/2016 European P2P Finance Association moves a step closer in Prague

Genuine cooperation between the various European crowdfunding and crowdlending platforms has taken a step closer to becoming a reality thanks to the recent creation of the... Ablrate Admin

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09/02/2016 Why the UK aerospace industry is booming and how you can be part of it

Britain’s aerospace industry is a huge success story, particularly when you consider how much of the country’s overall manufacturing capacity has vanished. The... Ablrate Admin

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11/12/2015 The Ablrate Secondary Market trades £2.35 million

Following Andy's contribution to Cityam where he discussed how secondary markets should look in the crowd lending space, we thought we would do a little analysis of our... Ablrate Admin

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12/11/2015 The Turbo Prop Market

Turboprop aircraft are often overlooked by the aircraft investment community, but they have largely defied the industry cycle that has effected the values of even the most... Ablrate Admin

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06/11/2015 Is buying or selling at a premium a bad thing in peer lending?

Buying at a Premium or a Discount – is it right or wrong?

Unlike plenty of other platforms, Ablrate offers you the opportunity to buy... Andrew Sweeney

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23/09/2015 Waste to Energy Technology Loan

As you know we are a little aircraft crazy here at Ablrate. Each of us has something that we particularly love whether that be flying them, financing them or traveling on them.... Ablrate Admin

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23/09/2015 P2P Lending – Does the lack of liquidity put you off?

We come across funds and individuals on a daily basis who don’t want to invest in peer-to-peer or peer-to-business loans “because they aren’t liquid... Ablrate Admin

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16/09/2015 Risk and Reward in Peer Lending - can a rate be too good?

It’s often a misconception amongst investors that “the higher the interest rate, the higher the risk”. To some extent there is a correlation but it... Ablrate Admin

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12/09/2015 Diversify across a number of SME loans

When we look at any sector in which to seek borrowers we always want to make sure that whomever we deal with is an expert in their field. This ensures that even before the... Ablrate Admin

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26/08/2015 0. Morrow Brothers

One of the great things about being in the peer lending industry is being able to see the positive effect that lender's funds have on businesses.... Ablrate Admin

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13/08/2015 3. Investing in aviation made easy through Ablrate

Ablrate’s new P2P platform offers investors an attractive direct investment proposition, providing opportunities to see your returns really take off.

Until now,... Ablrate Admin

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13/08/2015 2. SIPP, SIPP Hurray! Peer lending in your SIPP

Is it ever too early to start thinking about your pension? No. We all know it and we all get it drilled into us by financial advisers and parents from the moment that we start... Ablrate Admin

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13/08/2015 4. UK Dominates Alternative Finance Market

The European alternative finance space is growing at a phenomenal rate. The FT has reported on the Cambridge publication that has analysed the industry. The report highlights... Ablrate Admin

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13/08/2015 1. Ablrate: Making a Secondary Market Work for You

Our new platform offers daily trading opportunities, a unique bid & offer system and competitive returns on your investment. We aim to make the secondary market a place... Ablrate Admin

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31/05/2015 Ablrate's New Customer Services Office

As we move forward with the business we have taken new offices for our Customer Services department in the beautiful buildings at Badgemore Park in... Ablrate Admin

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31/05/2015 Ablrate Lends a hand

We had the great pleasure to share a lunch with Jonas Crosland recently to explain the Ablrate model and business, below is he resultant article published on the Investor... Ablrate Admin

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31/05/2015 Ablrate Launch Ablrate Australia

Rimbal Ltd and Aviation and Tech Capital Limited have entered into an agreement to launch the Ablrate asset-backed peer lending platform in the Australian market.  Ablrate Admin

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04/02/2015 Bottling Plant Loan Closes

Thanks to all who funded the Bottling Plant loan which closed today. The bottling plant will be operated by Morrow Brothers, a very well established business in the industry.... Ablrate Admin

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