Edison Partners looking to raise up to $300m for ninth fund

Edison Partners is back fundraising for its ninth private equity fund in what could become its biggest-ever vehicle.

Indonesia-based Alpha JWC looks to raise $100m

Indonesia and Southeast Asia-focused venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures is looking to raise up to $100m for its second fund.

Aldrich closes debut private equity fund on $256m

Aldrich Capital Partners has successfully closed its $256m debut private equity fund to target the US sectors including FinTech.

Fifth Wall Ventures pulls in $64m for retail fund

RE tech-focused Fifth Wall Ventures has raised more than $64m for a new retail fund. The US-based investor has secured capital commitments from at least...

Databricks closes $250m Series E round, values at $2.75bn

Unified analytics platform Databricks has raised $250m in a Series E funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Databricks' unified analytics platform supports collaboration between data science and...

Goodwell Investments launches €20m fund to support financial inclusion in Africa

Goodwell Investments has launched a new €20m fund to support the financial inclusion within Sub-Saharan Africa.

Online real estate unicorn Beike Zhaofang’s $1.2bn Series D round pushes its valuation past...

PropTech scaleup Tianjin Xiaowu Information Technology, which is also known as both Beike Zhaofang and Ke.com, has raised a massive $1.2bn capital injection from seven investors. The Series D round means it's valued at more than $10bn, making it a unicorn ten time over.

Brooklyn Bridge Ventures moves closer to the $20m target of fund 3

Brooklyn Bridge Ventures has raised up to $4.6m for its latest fundraise, moving closer to its goal of $20m.

FinTech unicorns and startups to face a coronavirus-created “vicious cycle” that could slash their...

The global COVID-19 outbreak could worsen business and funding conditions as well as changing private FinTechs’ exit options, according to a new report.

Financial crime fighting company Featurespace raises £30m to drive growth

A year after its latest funding round, Featurespace has bagged another £30m to expand its offerings.

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Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority penalises SEB with $112m fine for AML failings

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has given Nordic bank SEB with a SEK1bn ($112m) administrative fine after failings in its anti-money laundering efforts.

Swedbank is being investigated by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority for suspected compliance breaches

The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA) has initiated an investigation into Swedbank for suspected breaches of market abuse.

The European Banking Authority releases online survey for support on ESG risks

The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued a online survey to credit institutions to offer guidance on the disclosure of information on environmental social governance (ESG) risks.

The European Central Bank is reducing the burden of reporting for banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced the reporting burden banks in Europe face without impacting the amount of information it is able to collect.

The UK’s FCA launches new review of unsecured credit market

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a review of the future regulation of the unsecured credit market, which could see crackdown on companies

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