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25 November 2014

Carlyle backs growth of Nigeria’s Diamond Bank in $147m investment

Diamond Bank Global alternative asset manager Carlyle has invested $147m in Nigeria’s Diamond Bank as part of a recent rights issue.

4 November 2014

North Hill, Commerce Ventures help bring funding for financial tech company to $20m

mobile payment Venture capital firms North Hill Ventures, Commerce Ventures and TTV Capital have taken part in a funding round for financial technology provider MX, bringing the total raised to $20m.

27 October 2014

Praesidian Capital Europe grows investment team with two ex-banking hires

hired job Growth capital and debt provider Praesidian Capital Europe has named a pair of former bankers as investment directors in its London office.

9 October 2014

Keensight nails nearly 7x return from FircoSoft exit $

euro European private equity firm Keensight Capital has made a return of nearly seven-times its initial investment by completing the exit of banking services business FircoSoft.

22 September 2014

AnaCap-backed British bank Aldermore eyes £900m from London listing

british money pounds AnaCap Financial Partners-backed British bank Aldermore is preparing a public listing on the London Stock Exchange which could see it valued at up to £900m.

16 September 2014

Westshore hires Cross Keys investment banker Sullivan to oversee deals

17b0a47 Buyout house Westshore Capital Partners has hired Michael Sullivan as vice president, responsible for identifying acquisition and investment opportunities and managing capital markets activities.

14 August 2014

TPG in $113m deal to buy 70% share in Sri Lankan bank

golden-temple-615978-m TPG affiliate Culture Financial Holdings has agreed to invest around $113m for 70 per cent issued shares in the Union Bank of Colombo.

25 July 2014

Advent-led consortium in bid for struggling Balkan banking giant

Balkans Global buyout house Advent International is reportedly has reportedly teamed up with a Bulgarian-Russian consortium to bid for Hypo Alpe Adria’s Balkan bank network.

22 July 2014

Apollo, Cerberus, Fortress square off over UniCredit debt collection unit

italian flag A trio of private equity majors are reportedly going head to head in the bidding for the debt collection unit of Italian bank UniCredit.

22 July 2014

Warburg, Goldman set to take part in $2bn Chinese ‘bad bank’ stake purchase

china-chinese-mah-jong-game US buyout house Warburg Pincus and Goldman Sachs are reportedly among investors preparing to purchase up to 20 per cent of China Huarong Asset Management for up to $2bn.

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