Institutional Investment & Trading

Institutional Investment & Trading

The 26 FinTech deals of last week show the unicorns are on the rise

FinTech companies continue to make waves as the last week witnessed a slew of heavyweights scoring millions of dollars with headlines being filled with decacorns and unicorns alike.

Robinhood pulls the plug on its UK expansion to focus on the US market

Just days after announcing a massive expansion of its Series F round, stocktrading platform Robinhood has scrapped its expansion in the UK.

AYE Finance raises $6.2m from Triodos’ asset management arm

SME lender Aye Finance has raised 440m rupees ($6.2m) of debt from Triodos Bank's asset management arm. Triodos Investment Management's investment is said to be...

Ethic bags $29m in its funding round to support its growth

Ethic, a tech-driven asset management platform, has closed its Series B round on $29m to support its continued expansion.

Arcesium secures investment from J.P. Morgan

Investment management technology developer Arcesium has received an investment from J.P. Morgan.

iCapital Network set to acquire Deutsche Bank’s Access Fund

Online alternative investment company iCapital Network is set to acquire the Private Equity Access Fund Platform from Deutsche Bank.

Capital Markets Gateway closes a $25m strategic investment

Capital Markets Gateway (CMG), a platform modernising the equity capital markets (ECM) has secured a $25m strategic investment.

NewAlpha seals €56m close of France-focused FinTech fund

NewAlpha Asset Management has a closed €56m vehicle, which it claims is the first venture capital fund solely dedicated to French FinTech investments.

32 rounds raised in the last week that could add some optimism despite Covid-19

From InsurTech to RegTech, the last week showed that some sectors may be able to benefit from the coronavirus crisis.

Lendingkart Finance raises $10.5m of equity funding from Sistema

Lendingkart Finance has raised INR 70 crores ($10.5m) in equity funding from Sistema Asia Fund. The company says it aims to make working capital finance...

News Stories

Fintern scores £32m in a mix of debt and equity

Fintern, an online loans platform, has scored £32m in a mixture of equity and debt funding.

Cado Security scores $10m in its Series A, hot off the heels of its...

Cloud-native digital forensics platform Cado Security has scored $10m in its Series A round, which will help it support the “significant demand” for its platform.

N26 enters the insurance space with launch of new product

German challenger bank N26 has entered the insurance space, with customers now able to buy cover, manage plans and initiate claims.

Lloyd’s Lab names the 11 InsurTechs in its latest accelerator cohort

Lloyd’s Lab has announced the 11 companies it has selected for its sixth accelerator programme.

Danish FinTech Cardlay lands €8m from former Mastercard president

Copenhagen-based FinTech Cardlay has secured €8m in capital from Global PayTech Ventures, venture fund managed by former Mastercard executive Javier Perez.
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