Reasons for investment in debt-based securities in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

When making decisions about investing in debt-based securities instead of other investment opportunities, how important are the following?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 7, 2014
Reasons for investment in debt-based securities in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014 This statistic shows the reasons for investment into the debt-based securities within the United Kingdom (UK) alternative finance market, rated by importance, in 2014. Approximately 65 percent of survey respondents listed "investing in green or renewable energy" as a very important aspect of their decision to provide funding through debt-based securities.
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When making decisions about investing in debt-based securities instead of other investment opportunities, how important are the following?

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Very importantImportantNeither important nor unimportantUnimportantVery unimportant
Investing in green/renewable energy65%27%4%2%1%
I feel my money is making a difference50%33%11%3%2%
To have a positive social impact45%41%10%2%2%
Control over where money goes34%46%16%3%1%
To invest in something real or tangible33%43%18%5%1%
They offer a relatively low risk, stable financial return22%61%11%5%1%
To support local businesses15%28%37%15%4%
To diversify my investment portfolio14%49%22%10%6%
The level of investment risk11%60%24%4%1%
Regular capital repayments7%37%34%16%6%
Very importantImportantNeither important nor unimportantUnimportantVery unimportant
Investing in green/renewable energy65%27%4%2%1%
I feel my money is making a difference50%33%11%3%2%
To have a positive social impact45%41%10%2%2%
Control over where money goes34%46%16%3%1%
To invest in something real or tangible33%43%18%5%1%
They offer a relatively low risk, stable financial return22%61%11%5%1%
To support local businesses15%28%37%15%4%
To diversify my investment portfolio14%49%22%10%6%
The level of investment risk11%60%24%4%1%
Regular capital repayments7%37%34%16%6%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 7, 2014
This statistic shows the reasons for investment into the debt-based securities within the United Kingdom (UK) alternative finance market, rated by importance, in 2014. Approximately 65 percent of survey respondents listed "investing in green or renewable energy" as a very important aspect of their decision to provide funding through debt-based securities.
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