Lend Academy Article: What Aegon’s 1.5 Billion Euro Allocation to Auxmoney Means for Online Lenders

Marketplace loans are becoming more integrated into institutional portfolios however institutional investors are still only beginning to take interest in marketplace lending investment allocations; in Europe, Aegon has made a significant institutional investment in marketplace loans from Auxmoney; the investment demonstrates that institutions such as insurance companies are getting comfortable with the asset class; it could also cause increased investment in P2P loans in Europe specifically where fixed income yields are historically low.  Source