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David French

UPDATE 1-Greek fintech Viva Wallet gears up for 500 mln euro fundraising -sources

Aug 14 2020

ATHENS/NEW YORK, Aug 14 Greek payments company Viva Wallet is looking to raise half a billion euros to support its digital banking operations, sources familiar with the plans told Reuters, eight months after securing a banking licence through a merger with Praxia Bank.

Greek fintech Viva Wallet hires Jefferies for 500 mln euro fundraising - sources

Aug 14 2020

ATHENS/NEW YORK, Aug 14 Greek payments company Viva Wallet is seeking to raise half a billion euros to support its digital banking operations, two sources told Reuters, eight months after securing a banking licence through a merger with Praxia Bank.

I Squared eyes $2.4 billion sale of power firm Energia: sources

Aug 11 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON/FRANKFURT I Squared Capital is planning an auction to sell power firm Energia Group later this year, with the infrastructure fund aiming to secure a valuation of around 2 billion euros ($2.35 billion) including debt, sources familiar with the matter said.

UPDATE 2-NYSE-owner ICE to buy mortgage tech firm Ellie Mae for $11 bln

Aug 06 2020

Aug 6 Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) said Thursday it would spend $11 billion to acquire Ellie Mae, betting the U.S. mortgage technology platform would benefit from significant automation of the home financing process.

Software firm Clearwater Analytics explores $2 billion sale: sources

Aug 04 2020

NEW YORK Clearwater Analytics is exploring a sale that could value the private equity-owned investment management software firm at around $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

Software firm Clearwater Analytics explores $2 billion sale -sources

Aug 04 2020

NEW YORK, Aug 4 Clearwater Analytics is exploring a sale that could value the private equity-owned investment management software firm at around $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

U.S. utility Evergy plans to remain independent company: sources

Aug 04 2020

Evergy Inc plans to remain independent after the board of the U.S. Midwest utility decided that bids solicited from prospective merger partners did not offer sufficient value, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Payments firm Paya nears $1.3 billion deal to go public - sources

Jul 31 2020

Paya Inc is nearing a deal to merge with blank-check acquisition company FinTech Acquisition Corp III which could value the U.S. payments solutions provider at around $1.3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

Centrica to sell North American energy business for $3.63 billion

Jul 24 2020

LONDON/NEW YORK Centrica Plc on Friday said it was selling its North American subsidiary Direct Energy for $3.63 billion to U.S. integrated power firm NRG Energy , clearing the way for the new head of the British Gas owner to focus on its home markets.

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