Investment

SimCorp Survey Shows Optimism Among Investment Managers About Own Growth Prospects

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, today released a survey, which shows significant assets under management (AuM) and revenue growth expectations from investment managers in the next three years. The majority of the surveyed firms cited ‘provision of superior service’ and ‘product innovation’ as the main areas of focus for supporting growth. Read more »

South Africa still open for Business….!

Early this month saw the minister of finance Mr Pravin Gordhan leading a delegation of business leaders, leaders of labour and senior government officials on an outreach mission to New York on 04 - 05 October around a theme "SA Tomorrow Investor Conference" which is on its fourth year running, aimed at showcasing South Africa, its institutions and South African companies to investors in the United States and to reassure them that "South Africa ... more Read more »

AX Trading Group Secures $20 Million Financing

 AX Trading Group, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement which secures a $20 million investment. Source and terms of the investment were not disclosed. The transaction is the first in a series of anticipated strategic moves to expand the firm's global market position. The investment enables AX to expand its global technology footprint into Europe and Asia. Using the proprietary AX technology, market participants worldwide... more Read more »

Alpha Payments Cloud Receives Investment from First Quay Capital

Alpha Payments Cloud, the FinTech industry’s first middleware technology platform that consolidates all vendors across the entire payments, risk and commerce spectrum into one UI, and First Quay Capital, an Australian based private equity firm that invests in early stage, high growth businesses, have joined forces to expand Alpha’s innovative solution within the MENA region. Read more »

Study: Finland Named as the Most Attractive EU Country for FDI

Among EU member states, Finland earns praise for its highly skilled work force, ranking first in knowledge and innovation capacity reveals a recently published study commissioned by the European Commission. This affirms Finland’s position as one of the world’s most innovative economies. Read more »

AI RegTech Firm Raises $8.2m Series A for AML Platform

 ComplyAdvantage, which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help firms manage compliance obligations and reduce costs, announced today an $8.2 million Series A funding round led by Balderton Capital. The funding will allow the RegTech firm to realise its ambitious growth strategy, and increase product penetration across Europe and North America, with the New York office officially opening this week. Read more »

Just Eat Invests £3.5M in Flypay

Flypay, the market leader in innovative, state-of-the-art technology for the hospitality industry has secured a £3.5M investment from Just Eat, the leading marketplace for online food delivery. This latest investment follows the £7M Series A funding the business secured from Time Out in July 2015. Just Eat also joins Flypay as the latest partner on its new Flyt platform. The investment and strategic partnership with Flypay will enable the... more Read more »

Graycliff Partners Invests in Dedoes Industries

Graycliff Partners, an independent investment firm focusing on middle market private equity and mezzanine investments, today announced it has provided subordinated debt and equity financing to Dedoes Industries, a global leader in equipment for the automotive refinish market. Graycliff’s investment supported the acquisition of the business by Ashland Capital Partners, a Chicago based private investment firm. Read more »

AMG Completes Investments in Winton and PFM

Affiliated Managers Group, a global asset management company, today announced the completion of its purchase of interests in Winton Group Ltd. (“Winton”) and Partner Fund Management, L.P. (“PFM”). Read more »

Kyriba Raises $23 Million in Series D Funding Round

Kyriba Corp., the global leader in cloud treasury management solutions, has raised $23 million (USD) in a Series D funding round led by Bpifrance, with additional capital from existing investors HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) and Daher Capital. Kyriba will use the funds to deepen its product innovation across its suite of solutions, including risk management, supply chain finance, payments, cash management, and bank connectivity. Additionally, the funds will... more Read more »

Trunomi Raises $3 Million in Latest Global Seed Round

Trunomi, provider of customer consent management and permissioned personal data sharing technology, today announces it has raised $3 million in seed funding. Read more »

Barclays to Provide Financing to Ethos

Barclays has provided financing to Ethos, the unified communications specialists, to support its acquisition of London Graphic Systems (LGS). Supported by a term facility from Barclays Corporate Banking, Ethos has made LGS the third acquisition into its managed print business in the last 12 months, following the purchase of Peterborough based Walters in September 2015, and Feltham’s Copiertec in June this year. Ethos and LGS have been trading... more Read more »

MoneyFarm Attracts Strategic Investment from Allianz

MoneyFarm, the digital wealth manager, has announced a new strategic investment from Allianz Ventures. They will take a minority shareholding in the company. Launched in 2012 and arriving in the UK in 2016, MoneyFarm sees Allianz’s investment as a proof point for the progress MoneyFarm has made in the fast growing digital wealth management sector Read more »

Boku Secures $13.75 Million in Further Venture Funding

Boku, the world’s largest direct carrier billing mobile payments company, is pleased to announce that it has secured $13.75 million in further venture funding to expand carrier billing across numerous carrier connections in developed and emerging markets around the globe. Read more »

Signifyd Secures $19 Million in Capital from Menlo Ventures

Signifyd, the fastest-growing provider of fraud protection for e-commerce businesses, today announced it has secured $19 million in capital from Menlo Ventures, TriplePoint Capital and American Express Ventures. This announcement comes on the heels of Signifyd’s $20 million Series B round in February 2016, which included funding from Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, IA Ventures, QED Investors, Bill McKiernan and Tim Eades. This latest investment... more Read more »

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