OpenFin raises USD17m in Series C funding from Wells Fargo and Barclays

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 09:24

OpenFin has raised USD17 million in Series C funding from major banks and leading Fintech investors. The funding round was led by Wells Fargo with participation from Barclays and existing investors including Bain Capital Ventures, JP Morgan and Pivot Investment Partners.  »

Matthew Hodgson, Mosaic

Mosaic Smart Data closes USD9m funding round

Mon, 29/04/2019 - 10:24

Mosaic Smart Data, a real-time capital markets data analytics company, has completed an USD9 million investment round to support its rapid product development and global expansion. »

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LendInvest secures up to GBP200 million in funding from HSBC UK

Mon, 08/04/2019 - 11:12

LendInvest, a marketplace for mortgages, has secured funding of up to GBP200 million from HSBC UK, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations, bringing further institutional capital to its platform. »

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Plato and UTS partner to invest in female fund managers

Mon, 08/04/2019 - 10:43

Aspiring women in finance are set to benefit from a partnership between a leading income fund manager and The University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
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Peter Rippon, OpenGamma

OpenGamma raises USD10 million of growth funding led by Dawn Capital

Wed, 03/04/2019 - 10:12

OpenGamma, a specialist in derivatives analytics, has raised USD10 million in funding led by early-stage fintech and B2B software venture capital firm Dawn.  »

Mark Yusko, Morgan Creek

Pension-backed Morgan Creek Digital makes strategic investment in Ikigai Asset Management

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:29

Morgan Creek Digital is to be the lead anchor investor in Ikigai Asset Management’s flagship fund focused on executing systematic and fundamental liquid hedge fund strategies as well as opportunistic venture-stage crypto asset investments.  »

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Alt-data provider Thinknum secures USD11.6 million in Series A funding round

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 14:00

Thinknum, a leading provider of web-sourced alternative data, has secured USD11.6 million in Series A funding round. Participants included Green Visor Capital, one of the original investors in the firm’s USD1 million seed round in 2014.  »

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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. »

John Bromley, Legal & General

Legal & General invests in UK electric vehicle charging business

Tue, 05/03/2019 - 10:36

Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) has taken a circa 13 per cent stake in Pod Point, one of the UK’s largest electric vehicle charge point operators. »

José Luis Jiménez, MAPFRE

MAPFRE invests EUR35 million in green bond issued by BBVA

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 10:12

MAPFRE has invested EUR35 million in a BBVA Group structured green bond, with aw blockchain technology used to negotiate the terms and conditions of the private placement in a six-year term bond linked to the evolution of the five-year euro swap rate. »

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