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FinTech merger creates full-scale European digital financing and investing platform

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 10:57

Finnish Invesdor Oy, a leading digital equity funding platform in the Nordics, and Austrian Finnest, a digital mid-size (Mittelstand) financier in the German speaking countries, have revealed plans to merge their businesses. »

Hamilton Matthews, Acuris

Acuris acquires investigative research firm Blackpeak

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 10:54

Acuris, a BC Partners and GIC-backed provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis, has acquired Blackpeak, an investigative research firm. »

Blue Cedar closes USD17m Series B financing anchored by C5 Capital

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 10:47

C5 Capital, a specialist venture capital firm focused on cyber security, data analytics and cloud computing, has anchored a USD17 million Series B financing round in Blue Cedar.  »

Greg Kallinikos, INTL FCStone

INTL FCStone acquires futures and options brokerage and clearing business of UOB Bullion and Futures

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 13:51

INTL FCStone’s Singaporean subsidiary is to acquire the futures and options brokerage and clearing business of UOB Bullion and Futures Limited, a subsidiary of United Overseas Bank Limited.  »

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GSAM acquires Standard & Poor's Investment Advisory Services from S&P Global Market Intelligence

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:42

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is to acquire Standard & Poor's Investment Advisory Services (SPIAS) from S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Terms of the the transaction, which is expected to close in the first half of 2019, have not been disclosed. »

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South Yorkshire Pension Fund allocates GBP80m for regional investment

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 10:54

Following the success of the SCR JESSICA Fund over the last five years, which has seen GBP40.5 million invested into the Sheffield City region since 2013, the South Yorkshire Pension Fund has allocated GBP80 million for regional investment in South Yorkshire. »

Neil Matthews, Fieldfisher

Fieldfisher advised on GBP1.5 billion of capital markets deals in 2018

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 10:37

European law firm Fieldfisher advised on close to GBP1.5 billion-worth of equity capital markets (ECM) deals across the London and Paris capital markets in 2018. »

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Varde Partners and Guber Banca Acquire Italian NPL Portfolio worth EUR734m

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:17

A group of investors led by Värde Partners and Guber Banca, working with Barclays as their financial institution partner, have acquired a non-performing loan portfolio originated by 22 mutual, rural, and cooperative banks spread throughout Italy. »

Peter Hughes, Apex Fund Services

Apex acquires Atlantic Fund Services

Wed, 06/03/2019 - 22:16

Apex Group Ltd (Apex) has acquired Atlantic Fund Services (Atlantic), a US-based fund administrator serving the traditional and alternative mutual fund market. Apex is a portfolio company of Genstar Capital. »

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Northern Trust Asset Management and MFG Asset Management form strategic partnership for Japan

Wed, 06/03/2019 - 09:30

Northern Trust Asset Management has named Magellan Asset Management Limited (MFG Asset Management) as a sub-adviser to the recently launched Anchor MFG Global Equity Fund. »

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