The flurry of peer-to-peer lending investment trusts unveiled over the past year and a half has attracted a significant level of interest from investors excited by the prospect of 6%-plus yields and other diversification benefits, with £1.7bn raised in 2015 alone.
High profile fund managers including Neil Woodford, Invesco Perpetual's Mark Barnett, BMO Asset Management's Gary Potter and Rob Burdett, and AXA Framlington's George Luckraft have all invested in P2P...
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