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$775M in Capital Commitments Announced by Liquidity Group, Led by Apollo, MUFG

Liquidity Group recently announced that it has entered into agreements with respect to “approximately $775 million in capital commitments year-to-date 2022, led by funds and entities managed by affiliates of Apollo (NYSE: APO).” The commitments, which are “subject to satisfaction of certain conditions,” will reportedly… Read More

First Chartered Digital Asset Bank Anchorage Raises $350 Million Series D at $3 Billion Valuation

Anchorage, the first federally chartered digital asset bank, has announced a Series D funding round of $350 million. The round was led by KKR with participation from a long list of well-known investors including Goldman Sachs, Alameda Research, Andreessen Horowitz, Apollo credit funds, Blockchain Capital,… Read More

Athene, Apollo Agree to Acquire Controlling Stake in Niche Lending Platform Aqua Finance

Athene (NYSE: ATH) and Apollo (NYSE: APO) have agreed to purchase a controlling stake in consumer lender Aqua Finance. The valuation was said to be approximately $1 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Apollo will manage the investment on behalf of Athene. Blackstone, an… Read More

Apollo acquires 25% stake in PE firm Motive Partners for fintech deals

Apollo Global Management, Inc. (Apollo) has acquired a 24.9% stake in a Fintech-focused private equity firm, Motive Partners’ (Motive) management company, for an undisclosed amount. However, industry experts value the deal at $1 billion. With this, Apollo and its affiliates would become limited partners in… Read More

Canadian Insurtech APOLLO Receives Coverholder Status With Lloyd’s of London

    Apollo Insurance Solutions Ltd. (TSXV: APLO Reserved), a Canadian online insurance provider, announced on Thursday it has secured coverholder status with Lloyd’s of London. APOLLO reported that the status gives it access to an expanded product portfolio and the ability to manufacture products… Read More

Canadian Insurtech Apollo Enters U.S. Market

Apollo Exchange, a Canada-based insurtech startup, recently announced it has officially entered the U.S. insurance market. Apollo reported that it entered the American market with a liability insurance product tailored for educators in California. Its insurance product allows consultants, instructors, and therapists to purchase their… Read More

Wirecard Announces Processing E-Commerce Payment Agreement With Apollo

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it is now responsible for the entire payment processing in the e-commerce shop of Apollo, which is described as one of the largest optical retailers in Germany. Wirecard reported that it ensures smooth… Read More

RCS Capital Announces Closing of Preferred Stock Issuance & Introduction of Enhanced Corporate Governance Initiatives

RCS Capital Corporation (“RCS Capital”) (NYSE: RCAP) announced the closing of its previously announced private placement of $37.5 million of newly issued convertible preferred stock. In addition, RCS Capital revealed the addition of Marc Rowan, co-founder of Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”) (NYSE:  APO), and Anthony… Read More

LendKey CEO Comments on $1 Billion in Backing from Apollo (Video)

Vince Passione, LendKey CEO, cemented a $1 billion deal to re-finance student loans as he positions his company to challenge marketplace lending platforms like SoFi and CommonBond. This may be the biggest funding deal to date and is just further evidence of the intense interest… Read More

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