Financial education platform Apptuto grabs $500K

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Apptuto, a financial education platform, has secured $500,000 in funding. 500 Startups led the round with participation from other investors that included Michael Staton, a partner at Learn Capital, and executives from Google, HSBC, Macquarie Bank, Delta Partners Group.


Advent, Bain and Clessidra to buy ICBPI

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

A consortium comprised of Advent International, Bain Capital and Clessidra have agreed to acquire Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane S.p.A. for a consideration of 2.15 billion euros. Rothschild, HSBC and Vitale & Associati served as financial advisors to consortium. Based in Milan, ICBPI is a banking services provider.


Kyriba scores $21 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Kyriba has closed $21 million in Series C funding. The investors were HSBC, BRED Banque Populaire, Daher Capital, Iris Capital and Upfront Ventures. Headquartered in San Diego, Kyriba is a provider of cloud-based treasury management solutions.


Ardian and Crédit Agricole Assurances invest in F2i Aeroporti

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Ardian and Crédit Agricole Assurances will acquire a 49 percent stake in F2i Aeroporti S.p.A., a holding company that owns stakes in various airports in Italy. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to close in the next two to three months. HSBC and Unicredit provided financial advice to F2i on the deal.


Video advertising platform Teads reels in $30 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Global video advertising platform Teads has raised $30 million in funding, half of which is in equity and the other half in debt. The investors in the equity portion of the round were previous backers Gimv, Partech, Elaia and BPI while the latter, Bank of China, HSBC and BNPP provided the debt.


Riverside acquires Drex-Chem Malaysia

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

Riverside has bought Drex-Chem Malaysia, a specialty chemical distributor based near Kuala Lumpur. No financial terms were disclosed. HSBC provided financing for the transaction while Jones Day, Ernst & Young and DistriConsult served as advisors to Riverside.