Pollen Street ESG Annual Report now available

We are delighted to share with you our first ESG Annual Report, which provides a snapshot of our ESG achievements, as well as our approach and activities as we embed ESG principles throughout the firm, our investment processes and our portfolio.

Friends of Cross Cycle holds virtual challenge to support cancer research

Together with our portfolio company BidX1, we are proud to support the Friends of Cross Virtual Challenge, taking place this weekend, raising funds for Trinity St. James’ Cancer Institute.

Cashflows launches brand, omnichannel platform and proprietary payment gateway

European challenger acquirer Cashflows launches a new-look brand and enhanced customer proposition: ‘Simple solutions for smart businesses’.

Tandem Bank acquires green lending business in key step to becoming the UK’s first green digital retail bank

There have been some exciting developments for Allium Lending Group, a business that has been supported with by Honeycomb since 2016, which has just been sold to Tandem Bank.

Kingswood acquires Manhattan Harbor

Kingswood the integrated wealth and investment management group has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Manhattan Harbor Capital LLC through a merger with its existing US business, Chalice. The combined business will be renamed, Kingswood US.

1st Stop relaunches as Oplo

We are delighted to announce that 1st Stop are relaunching as Oplo.

Specialist Risk Group agrees to acquire Insolvency Risk Services

SRG, the fast-growing specialist insurance broker who acquired Miles Smith, The Underwriting Exchange, Square Mile Broking and David Codling and Associates, is pleased to announce its agreement to acquire Insolvency Risk Services (IRS), a division of MS Amlin subject to regulatory approval.

Kingswood completes acquisition of Sterling Trust

Kingswood Holdings Limited (“Kingswood”) the integrated wealth and investment management group has completed the acquisition of Sterling Trust Financial Consulting Limited (“Sterling Trust”) for total consideration of £17.75m.

Kingswood formal closing of Chalice acquisition

Kingswood Holdings Limited (AIM: KWG) is pleased to announce the formal closing of the Chalice acquisition and that it has signed conditional heads of terms to assume majority ownership in Manhattan Harbor Capital.

Capital Constellation, Pollen Street Announce Strategic Partnership

Capital Constellation is acquiring a minority ownership stake in Pollen Street Capital

Shamus Hodgson joins Foreign Currency Direct as CEO

Foreign Currency Direct, the international payments and foreign exchange specialist backed by Pollen Street Capital, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shamus Hodgson as its new CEO

Foreign Currency Direct acquires a corporate dealing team from Foenix Partners

The acquisition is the latest by Foreign Currency Direct, building upon the recently announced Earthport FX Ltd acquisition and further increasing its market presence in corporate payments