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Capitalflow’s Event, March 21st The Westin, Dublin

The first of Capitalflow’s series of events, “A Thank You Evening with Capitalflow”, took place on March 21st in the Westin Hotel, Dublin. In addition to thanking our supporters to date, the event showcased the growth of Capitalflow, our new logo & website. and our growth journey from a team of 3 in 2016 to […]

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4 April 2018 Read
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Irish Times: Business lender Capitalflow to invest €10m in its Dublin office

Specialist business lender Capitalflow is to invest €10 million in its Dublin office, and add 40 jobs in the next three years. The company said it would increase its workforce to 90 by 2020, recruiting for roles in lending, finance and operations at its Santry-based headquarters and its Dublin city centre office in Merrion Square. […]

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15 March 2018 Read
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Irish Times: Pollen Street makes second Irish acquisition, announces £400m fund

Pollen Street Capital, a London-based venture capital company and formerly the private equity business of Royal Bank of Scotland, has made its second acquisition in Ireland after snapping up software firm Vision Blue for an undisclosed sum. The company, which on Wednesday announced a new £400 million (€451 million) fund, previously acquired Capitalflow, a specialist […]

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2 March 2018 Read
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Pollen Street Capital closes third fund at £400m

Pollen Street Capital, the UK-based financial services specialist investor, has closed its third fund. The firm raised in excess of £400m (€449.2m) for PSC Fund III, surpassing its £350m target. Some 53 per cent of the fund has already been deployed across seven investments including Shawbrook Bank, which the firm took private alongside BC Partners […]

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1 March 2018 Read
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Capitalflow merges with BBF to beef up its property offering

Non-bank lender Capitalflow has merged with property-focused peer BBF Capital Partners to beef up its real estate division, the Sunday Independent can reveal. The deal will mean Capitalflow can offer term loans and bridging finance to Irish property investors. Capitalflow is now aiming to finance as much as €20m in property investments in Q1 and […]

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1 March 2018 Read
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Capitalflow merges with property finance company

Fi­nance provider Cap­i­talflow has ac­quired BBF Cap­i­tal Part­ners, the firm said. The merged firms will pro­vide term loan fa­cil­i­ties and bridg­ing fi­nance prod­ucts to Ir­ish prop­erty in­vestors, Cap­i­talflow said. Since join­ing forces in De­cem­ber, Cap­i­talflow has fi­nanced the re­cent ac­qui­si­tion of Oran­more Town Centre in Gal­way. Be­fore join­ing Cap­i­talflow, BBF Cap­i­tal Part­ners pro­vided over €40m […]

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16 February 2018 Read
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Capitalflow Named as Top Irish Company to Watch

Ireland’s SMEs aren’t exactly spoilt for choice when it comes to borrowing, with the pillar banks still soaking up the majority of business. Alternative Lenders like Capitalflow want to change that, and the finance firm has quickly swelled in parallel with the resurgent economy – and you can expect that trend to continue in 2018 with more […]

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2 February 2018 Read
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Fora: A huge UK private equity firm has snapped up a wealthy Irish software company

A MAJOR UK private equity firm is buying Vision Blue Solutions, an extremely profitable, Irish-owned software business. Pollen Street Capital announced this morning that it has reached a deal to acquire the Dublin-based company. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Vision Blue Solutions was founded in Ireland in 2002 and employs 50 people here. […]

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15 January 2018 Read
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Capitalflow secures €100m for Irish SMEs

The Irish SME sector is to gain access to €100m in fresh capital from non-bank lender Capitalflow. The Dublin-based specialist finance provider has secured the sum via a credit facility from three banks. It did not disclose their identities, describing them as “two major UK banks and a leading US bank”. Capitalflow was set up […]

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14 January 2018 Read