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卡達投資局領銜對SoFi進行逾5億美元策略性成長投資

該投資將幫助SoFi繼續投資於創新,進一步加快成長速度 三藩市–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(美國商業資訊)–卡達投資局(Qatar Investment Authority, QIA)今天宣佈,其正領銜與SoFi現有投資者和SoFi行政總裁Anthony Noto對這家流動優先的個人金融公司進行逾5億美元的股權融資。 SoFi計畫利用這些資金進一步加快其創新和成長速度,從而履行其協助SoFi會員獲得財務獨立,進而實現抱負的使命。該輪投資對SoFi的交易前估值為43億美元,將進一步強化SoFi的資產負債表,令總資本達到23億美元。 SoFi行政總裁Anthony Noto表示:「過去一年來,我們努力將SoFi從桌面處理借貸業務發展為流動優先、涉獵廣泛的金融平臺,讓會員能夠方便地借貸、儲蓄、消費、投資並保護自己的資金。能夠擁有QIA這樣的新投資者和合作夥伴,與我們共同幫助會員『妥善地處理他們的資金』,我們感到非常高興。」 QIA行政總裁Mansoor Al-Mahmoud先生表示:「我們對SoFi的模式充滿了信心,堅信他們一定能夠努力建立一個變革性的金融平臺,迅速顛覆消費金融市場。SoFi的團隊對自身業務有著明確的長期發展構想,能夠與他們合作,支持其未來的發展,我們感到十分榮幸,這也是我們更加廣泛的策略性科技投資的一部分。」 Al-Mahmoud先生進一步補充道:「今天宣佈的消息表明,QIA越發專注於投資科技、媒體和通訊(TMT)領域的一流創新企業。QIA力求與美國及其他地區的科技公司建立強有力的合作夥伴關係。」 在宣佈此次消息之前,自2019年年初以來SoFi已經發佈了數項重要產品,其中包括SoFi Invest(涵蓋主動投資股票和ETF(經紀業務)、SoFi品牌ETF和自動投資的投資平臺 ),以及SoFi Money(在一個新帳戶中具有支票帳戶和儲蓄帳戶的功能,年收益率(APY) 2.25%,無收費,能夠從SoFi流動App進行消費、儲蓄和支付)。今年稍早,SoFi還以Private Student Loans(私人學生貸款)進軍大學生貸款業務,並再度推出房屋貸款服務。該公司最近宣佈,其會員數已超過70萬,並擁有750萬註冊用戶。 此項交易尚需達成特定成交條件。Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz就該交易擔任SoFi的法律顧問。摩根士丹利(Morgan Stanley)和Shearman & Sterling分別擔任QIA的財務顧問和法律顧問。 ****** 關於卡達投資局(QIA) 卡達投資局是全球首屈一指的主權財富基金,致力於幫助卡達的子孫後代增強經濟實力。我們力求擴大多元化長期投資,促進永續成長,為實現卡達2030年國家願景貢獻力量。憑藉對全球和持份者的承諾、我們的員工、卡達國民以及國際社會,我們堅持以最高財務標準和投資準則經營業務。我們的投資對社會負責、對經濟負責、對環境負責,不追求短期回報,而是追求更加廣泛、創新而平衡的發展。www.qia.qa 關於SoFi SoFi幫助人們獲得財務獨立,進而能夠實現抱負。我們的借貸、儲蓄、消費、投資和保護性產品,使我們的70多萬會員能夠快速獲得工具來妥善地處理他們的資金。成為SoFi會員將享有各種重要的優勢,有助於成長發展,包括職業顧問,以及與那些胸懷大志的同道中人積極交流的社群平臺。查詢詳情,請造訪SoFi.com,或下載iOS和Android App。 資訊披露 SoFi貸款由SoFi Lending Corp.發放,NMLS # 1121636。…

2019 BIO International Convention Exhibitor Profiles

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/BIO2019?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#BIO2019lt;/agt;–The 2019 BIO International Convention runs June 3 – 6, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Business Wire is the official news distribution partner for BIO 2019. Exhibitor profiles from the convention are listed…

“It’s a Tide Ad” by Procter & Gamble & Saatchi & Saatchi New York wins Grand Effie at the 2019 Effie Awards U.S.

Apple, Dove, IBM, Mastercard and Nike honored as part of Effie’s 50th Anniversary with Media Arts Lab, Ogilvy, McCann Worldgroup and Wieden+Kennedy NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Effie celebrated its 50th year as the global authority on marketing effectiveness by announcing the recipients…

SugarHouse Casino Partners with Rush Street Interactive to Launch PlaySugarHouse.com in Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth’s First Online and Mobile Sportsbook

RSI offering expands from NJ to become PA’s first digital sportsbook PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For the first time in history, sports betting fans can legally place online and mobile wagers in Pennsylvania. SugarHouse Casino, which launched Philly’s first land-based sportsbook in December…

Design Automation Conference 2019 Exhibitor Profiles

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/56DAC?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#56DAClt;/agt;–The 56th Design Automation Conference runs June 2 – 6, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Business Wire is the official news distribution partner for DAC 2019. Exhibitor profiles from the conference are listed below….

Bob Woodward Sits Down with David Axelrod on Today’s Episode of The Axe Files

Woodward tells Axelrod that there is “high anxiety” at the Pentagon about President Trump and, “if you look at it what Trump has done, you can draw a straight line from Nixon to Trump. Trump has legitimized hate, and he…

GigSmart Aids Midwest Disaster Relief Efforts by Sourcing Volunteer and Paid Short-Term Labor

Mobile Work App Waiving Service Fee to Organizations within Tornado and Flood Zones CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/GigSmart?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#GigSmartlt;/agt;–May has proven a difficult month for many families and businesses across the Midwest as a result of severe and catastrophic weather that has…

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Severe Weather and Flooding in Arkansas

Assistance for UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group…

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Severe Weather and Flooding in Kansas

Assistance for UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone TOPEKA, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:…

KBRA Releases Report – Congestion Pricing … What It Means for the MTA and TBTA

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases a research report on congestion pricing within the context of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA; AA+/Negative Outlook) and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA; AA/Stable Outlook), as New Yorkers and commuters living…

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