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New (Limited) Crowdfunding Index

OFF3R, a United Kingdom marketplace for alternative investments, has launched an index outlining month-on-month performance of (certain) equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platforms over the past year. The firm noted that crowdfunding for the 9 months ended September 30, 2016 … Continue reading

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Decrease In UK Crowdfunding Due to Brexit

While professional investors still ponder the full fallout from Brexit, the Financial Times is reporting that one effect is the decrease in UK crowdfunding for the first time in 5 years. The newspaper is reporting that “the number of investments … Continue reading

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The 7% Loaf

German small businesses are selling bonds with their bread. The Mittelstand corporate bond market is paying about 650 basis points over the government bond rate. Many issuers don’t want to deal with their banks anymore. In 2011, EUR9.2 billion was … Continue reading

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