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30 July 2009 Intention to expand high net worth client base AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the London based private equity firm that specialises in the financial services sector, has acquired Mediterranean Bank, a Maltese based private bank. The acquisition has now received its final regulatory approval by the Maltese Financial Services Authority. As part of the transaction Ana...
Jul 30 2009
14 July 2009 Agreement has been reached for Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners (Morgan Stanley AIP) to invest £45 million in Aldermore Bank plc (formerly Ruffler Bank) alongside AnaCap Financial Partners, the London-based private equity fund manager which specialises in the financial services sector. The purchase of Ruffler Bank by AnaCap, which took place in May, was the first...
Jul 14 2009
1 June 2009 AnaCap Financial Partners LLP (“AnaCap”), the London based private equity firm that specialises in the financial services sector, has successfully closed its second fund, AnaCap financial Partners II, LP, raising €575 million from investors. The new fund is almost twice the size of AnaCap’s first fund which raised €300 million in 2006. AnaCap now have in excess of €920 m...
Jun 01 2009
11 May 2009 First acquisition of UK bank by private equity firm £80m of additional capital to be invested to boost lending to SMEs AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the London based private equity fund manager that specialises in the financial services sector, is to acquire Ruffler Bank plc (“Ruffler”) from its shareholders for an undisclosed sum. The transaction, whic...
May 11 2009
8 December 2008 AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the specialist private equity group focused on European financial services, has further marked its commitment to the sector by appointing four new investment professionals to its team. Chris Patrick joins as Principal and co-head of the Mergers & Acquisitions team. Chris comes from Lehman Brothers where he spent half of his 20 year...
Dec 08 2008
14 November 2007 AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the financial services specialist private equity fund, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Apex Credit Management Limited (“Apex”) from BCW Group plc (“BCW”). Apex specialises as a contingency collector of prime debt for major financial institutions. This acquisition represents AnaCap’s 5th investment in the last 18 mont...
Nov 14 2007
10 September 2007 AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the specialist private equity fund, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority stake in Credoma, the independent mortgage provider in the Czech Republic. The acquisition enhances AnaCap’s growing portfolio of financial services businesses bringing the total number of investments to 4 since inception. Along with Credoma the...
Sep 10 2007
19 July 2006 AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the specialist private equity fund, announced today that it has committed to fund a leveraged management buyout of Syscap Group plc (“Syscap”), a leading UK finance and leasing provider in the ICT (information and communications technology) sector. This transaction marks AnaCap’s first investment since the fund started operating in Ap...
Jul 19 2006