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🔥Happy Midsummer!

Bondora

23 and 24 June are two very special days in the Bondora calendar. Midsummers’s Day (jaanipäev) on June 24 and jaanilaupäev before it are the most important holidays on the Estonian calendar. It’s just after the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. In Estonia, it also coincides with the famous white nights –…

Originations and Investment Funding Stabilize in May

Market & Pricing

Both originations and investment funding declined slightly in May, but remained at sustainable growth levels. Investment funding totaled 15,458,394 and loan originations totaled €15,618,880. Read more: After setting new highs for investment funding in April, May’s figures declined by 0.6% to €15,458,394. Go & Grow remains the overwhelmingly significant product with €14,980,825, Portfolio Manager follows…

Bondora is now regulated by the FCA

Bondora

We are happy to announce that Bondora has now received a peer-to-peer lending license from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA-supervised peer-to-peer lending license is the only license available in Europe, which subjects peer-lenders to regulatory oversight. Bondora is one of a few peer-lenders currently operating under such license. The interim license increases…

isePankur has rebranded as Bondora

Bondora

We are glad to welcome you at Bondora, a new international trademark for isePankur. isePankur’s rapid development in the past 5 years left no room for the brand to accommodate our cross-border expansion. Like isePankur, Bondora continues to be a platform where you can invest into loans, previously accessible to banks and large financial institutions…

Recovery rates for different debt-to-income levels

Collection & Recovery

Some of the investors have enquired about the differences in recovery rates for different levels of debt-to-income. To explore this topic, we took a look at different timeframes (2011, 2012, 2013) and  discovered a tendency for no visible negative affect of the DTI level on recovery rates.* The chart below shows all recoveries and re-performing…