Posts Tagged ‘Finance Companies’

GE Capital acquires the UK accounts receivable financing subsidiary of Eurofactor S.A

Comments Off | 08-4-2011

GE Capital has acquired the UK accounts receivable financing subsidiary of Eurofactor S.A (part of Credit Agricole Leasing and Factoring) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will build GE Capital’s UK commercial and corporate lending business and the company’s strategic focus on providing financial solutions to the UK’s SME community.
Credit Agricole Commercial Finance UK, formerly

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GETCO further Enhances its Global Market Making and Foreign Exchange Trading Capabilities

Comments Off | 07-18-2011

Leading global market maker GETCO, Friday announced that it has acquired 100% ownership of Automat, a proprietary trading firm. The terms of the transaction were however not disclosed.
Based in London, Automat is authorized and regulated by the UK’s Financial Services Authority ((FSA) and focuses on the exchange-traded derivatives and Spot foreign exchange markets.
GETCO is a

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Synova Capital buys leading UK supplier of IT and Telecoms infrastructure services Actimax PLC

Comments Off | 05-2-2011

Synova Capital (Synova), a UK private equity fund focused on the lower mid-market, acquired Actimax PLC. Actimax is a leading UK supplier of IT and Telecoms infrastructure services to the underserved SME market including the provision of VOIP, systems maintenance, data services, mobile and hosting services.
With over 500 customers and high levels of recurring revenue,

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AnaCap purchases Cabot Financial from Citi

Comments Off | 04-20-2011

AnaCap Financial Partners, the European private equity firm that specializes in the financial services sector, acquired Cabot Financial, from Citi. Cabot Financial is a consumer debt purchasing firm.
The purchase will create the UK’s biggest debt purchasing and collection business as AnaCap will integrate Cabot Financial with Apex Credit Management, another market leading debt purchasing and

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Wolters Kluwer Financial Services acquires Spring Programs Ltd

Comments Off | 04-15-2011

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, a comprehensive regulatory compliance and risk management business, has acquired Spring Programs Ltd (Spring). Spring is an independent provider of financial regulatory reporting solutions in the UK banking market. Wolters Kluwer Financial Services will undertake the investment via its FRSGlobal business.
Wolters’ FRSGlobal business provides a unified regulatory reporting and risk management

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Echo Managed Services acquires London based debt collection agency Inter-Credit International

Comments Off | 04-5-2011

Echo Managed Services, the leading customer services and billing software provider to UK utilities and public sector announced it has acquired London based debt collection agency, Inter-Credit International.
Phil Newland, Echo’s Managing Director commented that acquiring a debt business was one of the firm’s key priorities for this financial year. Newland reiterated the investment marks an

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Brookfield Investment Management acquires European high yield fund management business of Pall Mall Investment

Comments Off | 03-22-2011

Brookfield Investment Management (UK) Limited has acquired the European high yield fund management business of Pall Mall Investment Management Limited (Pall Mall). Brookfield Investment is an investment manager authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of the United Kingdom.
Pall Mall is also authorized and regulated by the FSA as an investment manager, and

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London Stock Exchange Group PLC and TMX Group Inc, operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange to merge

Comments Off | 02-10-2011

The London Stock Exchange Group Plc and TMX Group Inc, operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, are to merge the two bourses. The move is expected to result in one of the largest stock markets globally, announced the firms Wednesday. The deal will be an all-share merger, with headquarters and listings in both the UK

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Leading UK Payday Lending business, Fortress Group (UK) Ltd acquired by US based Think Finance Inc.

Comments Off | 01-20-2011

The UK’s foremost Payday Lending business, Fortress Group (UK) Ltd has been acquired by Texas, US, based Think Finance Inc. In an announcement made by its directors, Fortress Group’s Kieran Moulden and Stuart Carter noted the firm has been sold to the US firm.
Fortress Group (UK) Ltd was established six years ago and operates out

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Dollar Financial to buy Purpose U.K. Holdings Limited, a provider of online payday loans in UK

Comments Off | 01-3-2011

Dollar Financial announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Dollar Financial U.K., has entered into an agreement to acquire Purpose U.K. Holdings Limited, a provider of online payday loans in the United Kingdom operating under the brand name PaydayUK. The anticipated purchase price of the acquisition is $195 million. The trailing twelve months EBITDA for Purpose

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