Category Archives: Press Release

GLI Finance invests £1.25 million in SME credit broker Funding Options

GLI Finance Limited (“GLI Finance”), a leading investor in the alternative finance sector, announces that it has invested £1.25 million in return for a 28.9% stake in the ordinary equity and £0.75 million of preference shares of SME credit broker Funding Options Ltd (“Funding Options”). GLI Finance Chief Executive, Geoff Miller, will also join the […]

FinTech and Access to Finance: Ascot-Based Proplend Host Adam Afriyie MP

Proplend highlight the role Peer to Peer lending is playing in supporting UK SMEs access finance Mr Afriyie continues his long running support of UK FinTech and Berkshire businesses Supported by Thames Valley Berkshire LEP and its Access to Finance Forum, Chaired by Emma Gibson Proplend, an Ascot-based Peer to Peer lending platform, were pleased […]

7 Members of the GLI Finance Family Join Informed Funding for Launch  

Informed Funding launches today offering SMEs a simplified way to search the market for finance and make contact with potential providers GLI Finance family members Crowdshed, Trade River, Proplend, FundingKnight, UK Bond Network, Platform Black and Sancus will offer their finance solutions to SMEs via Informed Funding’s online service Neutral platforms come to the fore […]

GLI Finance Supports BIS Consultation on Nullifying the Ban on Invoice Assignment Clauses

GLI Finance Ltd (GLI), the leading investor in the global alternative finance sector, yesterday submitted a written response to BIS’ consultation on nullifying the ban on invoice assignment clauses[1] – a proposal it staunchly supports. Ban on invoice assignment clauses are particularly prohibitive for businesses supplying larger corporations and organisations, as many are SMEs already […]

GLI Finance responds to HM Treasury consultation on P2P eligible ISAs

GLI Finance Ltd (GLIF), the leading investor in the global alternative finance sector, has today submitted a written response to the HM Treasury’s consultation[1] on how to implement changes to Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) to allow Peer to Peer (P2P) loans to be held within them. GLIF welcomed the consultation and has been supportive of […]