Meaghan Muldoon to spearhead sustainability at BNY Mellon
BNY Mellon, a pillar in the world of global investments, has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Meaghan Muldoon.
BlackRock veteran Patrick Olson takes the reins as ACA CEO
ACA Group, a governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) firm within financial services, has announced the appointment of Patrick Olson as CEO.
ESG funds are still investing billions into fossil fuels
Investment funds claiming to be green or socially responsible are being used by major investment firms to invest millions of pounds into fossil fuel companies, according to a new report.
Full-service 401(k) unicorn Human Interest sparks BlackRock interest
FinTech unicorn Human Interest, which provides a full-service 401(k), has received a minority investment from investment major BlackRock.
Acorns rakes in $300m after scrapping SPAC
Online investing platform Acorns has raised $300m in Series F funding, propelling it to a $1.9bn valuation.
SASE platform Versa Networks closes pre-IPO funds
Versa Networks, a single-vendor secure access service edge (SASE) platform, has raised $120m in pre-IPO funding.
Flexe pulls in $119m to boost logistics resilience
Flexe, the programmatic logistics leader, has raised $119m in Series D funding at a $1bn post-money valuation.
Payments firm SumUp hits €8bn valuation
Global payments platform SumUp has bagged €590m in a funding round that values the company at €8bn.
BlackRock backs Circle in $400m funding haul
Circle Internet Financial, an internet finance firm and the issue of the USD coin, has secured $400m from an investment round.
BlackRock selected as strategic partner for AIG
American International Group (AIG) has entered into a strategic partnership with BlackRock whereby the company will manage certain AIG life and retirement assets.