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The challenges of juggling finance and motherhood

“I’ve worked with some amazing women at big banks and, without exception, they’re no longer in the industry,” says Berenberg executive Laura Janssens

Fintech Startup Landis Closes on $165M Fundraise to Help Americans Become Homeowners

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Cyber Insurance Startup At-Bay Closes $185 Million Series D, Valuing Company at $1.35 Billion

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Anchorvest Capital joins AI Global Investors' investment management platform

Opalesque Industry Update - Asset management firm AI Global Investors (USA) LLC (AI) announced the onboarding of Anchorvest Capital to AI's New York-based asset management platform. The Anchorvest team members bring broad-ranging expertise including investment…

Baird Capital races to close Global Fund II three months after biggest VC fundraise

Baird Capital, the direct dealmaking arm of investment banking giant Baird, has held a $340m final close for its second global fund, just three months after capping off its record venture capital fundraise. The post…

EQT explores strategic options for Banking Circle

Banking Circle’s private equity backer EQT is mulling options for the payments infrastructure company, according to five sources familiar with the situation.

Eleven Add-Ons Later, Align Exits Alliance

Align Capital Partners has sold its environmental testing and compliance platform, Alliance Technical Group, to Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Alliance provides source testing, emissions monitoring and analytical services to industrial facilities for permitting and compliance…

IBISWorld & RelPro Announce Partnership & Solution Integration

Together, RelPro and IBISWorld expand Business Development Solutions for Commercial Banks(PRWeb July 22, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ibisworld_relpro_announce_partnership_solution_integration/prweb18087088.htm

GCP Capital Partners Invests in XL Marketing

XL Marketing, a digital and direct marketing company, today announced an investment by private equity firm GCP Capital Partners as well as a debt facility agented by Madison Capital Funding. The $70 million capital raise…

Milestone Partners Acquires Southern Management Corp.

Milestone Partners has completed the acquisition of Southern Management Corporation, a consumer finance company. “Southern is a tremendous and well respected platform within the highly fragmented consumer installment loan industry providing essential access to loans…

FPE invests in employee benefits software Zest

FPE Capital has acquired UK-based employee benefits software Zest from fintech support service Fintel.

Rothschild Hires Financial Sponsors Veteran

Rothschild & Co has added Timothy Lufkin to its investment banking team as a managing director in its financial sponsors group. Mr. Lufkin joins the firm after serving as a managing director in the financial…

Revolut raises USD 800m Series E at USD 33bn valuation

Revolut, a UK-based payments and banking platform, has raised USD 800m in its Series E funding round at a valuation of USD 33bn.

AMB :- Opalesque Exclusive: The point of CBDC

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: Major central banks across the world are racing to deliver a reliable version of digital money. China is testing a digital renminbi version; Europe plans to launch a digital Euro within…

Blackstone enters deal to manage AIG life and retirement assets

The private equity firm will pay $2.2bn for a 9.9% stake of AIG’s life insurance and retirement services unit

Warburg Pincus invests in fintech Quantexa

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Venture Capital’s “Me Too” Moment

Over the last seventy years, female labor market participation has increased significantly. Women’s representation in highly compensated occupations such as law, medicine, consulting, and investment banking has steadily improved. Yet, the gender diversity in venture…

Twice as many women as men suffer ‘extreme’ stress in pandemic in the City

Heart rates were analysed of senior execs at asset managers, investment banks, insurance companies and private equity firms.

London fintech investment makes record-breaking start to 2021

Firms attract $5.3bn in investment so far compared with the previous record in 2018 of $4.8bn across the whole year

Yahsat demand stratospheric as it closes IPO books

Banks wrapped up the $730m-equivalent IPO of Abu Dhabi satellite company Yahsat on Thursday with high levels of demand, particularly from local investors.

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