General Atlantic Invests in Deutsche Börse Index and Portfolio Risk/Analytics Business; Combines DB’s Existing Index Provider with Axioma, Inc.
Deutsche Börse AG (Deutsche Börse) and Axioma, Inc. (Axioma) announced that Axioma has agreed to be acquired by Deutsche Börse for US$850 million cash and debt free (around US$820 million equity value) and will be combined with Deutsche Börse’s index businesses (STOXX® and DAX®) valued at €2.6 billion.
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) and Generation Investment Management LLP (“Generation”) have today announced the acquisition, subject to regulatory approval, of General Atlantic and H.I.G. Capital’s investment in FNZ, in a deal valuing the company at £1.65 billion. The acquisition, which is one of the world’s largest FinTech transactions this year, represents the first investment by CDPQ-Generation, the unique, sustainable equity partnership announced today by CDPQ and Generation.
Greensill, a market-leading provider of working capital finance for companies globally, announced today it has received a strategic investment from General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. General Atlantic’s $250 million investment values Greensill at $1.64 billion.
General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, today announced the appointment of Aaron Goldman to Head of Financial Services and Software for the EMEA region. Mr. Goldman, who joined General Atlantic’s New York Office in 2007, has relocated and will now be based in the firm’s London office.
ControlExpert, a leading service provider to the car insurance industry, today announced a strategic partnership with General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. General Atlantic provides capital and strategic support to growth companies by combining sector-specific expertise, a long-term investment horizon, and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great management and build exceptional businesses worldwide.
Nick Lundvall, Associate of General Atlantic’s London office, was named in Veckans Affärer’s list honoring this year’s most talented finance professionals in Sweden, part of the annual 101 Super Talents List.
Jörn Nikolay, Managing Director and head of General Atlantic’s Munich office, was named to Capital Magazine’s “Young Elite Top 40 Under 40,” a list honoring this year’s most talented managers under 40.
General Atlantic and Warburg Pincus Make Strategic Growth Investment in Network International as The Abraaj Group Exits 5-year Investment
Network International (the “Company”), a leading payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa, today announced that affiliates of global investment firms Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic have agreed to acquire a 49% stake in the Company from The Abraaj Group (“Abraaj”). Emirates NBD will continue to own a 51% stake in the Company.
Adyen, a leading global payments technology company, today announced it has closed $250 million in funding. The funding round was led by global growth equity investor General Atlantic, with additional participation from Temasek, Index Ventures and Felicis Ventures.
Jan-Michiel Hessels, Former NYSE Euronext Chairman, Joins General Atlantic as Special Advisor Based in the Netherlands
General Atlantic LLC (GA), a leading global growth equity firm, today announced that Jan-Michiel Hessels, former Chairman of NYSE Euronext, has joined the firm as a Special Advisor in Europe based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Mr. Hessels brings over 30 years of experience across many industries to the role, and will work closely with GA’s global investment team to identify new investment opportunities as well as provide strategic support for the firm’s portfolio companies.
Hyperion Insurance Group, the international insurance intermediary group, is pleased to announce that global growth equity firm, General Atlantic, has completed the acquisition of just under 30% of the shares in Hyperion from 3i and BP Marsh. The transaction values the company at an equity value of £250 million.
Santander Reaches Agreement with Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic to Grow Its Global Asset Management Business
Banco Santander has entered into a definitive agreement with affiliates of leading global private equity firms Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic to boost the global growth of its asset management unit, Santander Asset Management (SAM). Under the agreement, which is conditioned upon regulatory and corporate approvals, Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic will jointly hold a 50% stake in a holding company that will integrate SAM's eleven asset management companies in the countries in which it operates. The remaining 50% will be owned by Grupo Santander.