This week Qiuyan Tian and Michael were joined by Julien Musset, the Head of Quantitative Research at Privé Technologies. Julien started his career as an equity quantitative analyst at J.P. Morgan in London and has been involved in all aspects of the Derivatives and Structured Products business ever since. Julien moved to Asia more than a decade ago and has maintained his Asia focus.
When Peer to Peer (P2P) lending first arrived on the scene, it did so quietly and in the face of jeers. Who would be crazy enough to lend money on the Internet? The answer, as it turns out, is a lot of smart people. Here’s how P2P is threatening to take a slice out of the banks, and why investors are rapidly warming to the idea.