Capital Match announced that it has facilitated over S$40 million in cumulative origination since the start of its operations in 2015. The company claims itself as the largest pure marketplace platform in Singapore and greater Southeast Asia offering invoice financing and secured lending products. Accredited investors globally may now invest in receivables financing of Singapore-based companies with Capital Match’s recent introduction of a custodian trust account (restrictions apply to US investors). Capital Match reported that it continues to grow strongly month-over-month on invoice financing origination and is ramping up on secured lending, having currently originated S$4-5 million (US$2.9-3.6 million) across 60-80 facilities per month and has a low minimum investment size per facility of S$1,000 (US$700) or less, providing a high degree of diversification.
Industry experts are hailing it as the investment trend to watch out for in 2017. The appeal of P2P lending for investors lies in the high ROI and predictable risk. A lucrative new avenue, P2P lending provides an opportunity to earn gross return of 22% to 26% per annum. P2P lending requires an investor to be thoroughly aware and educated on how to make informed choices when opting for P2P lending. It’s here to stay and the faster a smart investor understands, learns, and makes the most of it, higher the returns.
This article suggests 5 main points to keep in mind for investors with P2P Lending: 1. Build a Diversified Portfolio; 2. Small Ticket-size, More Loans; 3. Compounding Benefit; 4. Realistic Expectations, Long-term horizon; 5. Informed Choices. With new marketplace lending concept, investors can have higher confidence when investing with P2P platforms, and hold a manageable and diversified portfolio with up-to-date technology such as Auto-Funding with Capital Match. Continue reading