Backed by private equity houses Advent International, Bain Capital Europe and Clessidra, Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (ICBPI) has acquired the merchant payments business of Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS).
GPs invest €10m in French peer-to-peer skills transfer platform startup Speachme
Investment bank Houlihan Lokey has acquired London-based corporate finance boutique Quayle Munro.
Lux Capital, GGV Capital, Planven Investments and THI Investments take part in the round
Management team, headed by Tobias Lührig and Patric Meeth, will continue to lead the group