Abrdn has struck a £1.5bn deal to buy the online investment platform Interactive Investor, as the fund manager pushes into the increasingly popular realm of web-based trading.
Seedrs, the equity crowdfunding platform, is to be acquired by Republic, a US start-up investing service for about $100 million.
Science Creates, the deep tech ecosystem that nurtures science and engineering start-ups and spin-outs, has today opened its second specialised incubator space in Bristol.
Independent business lender White Oak has announced it has completed a securitisation facility from Barclays, with the funds set to be deployed to SMEs across the UK via asset finance solutions.
The former Formula One team owner Eddie Jordan is part of a consortium considering making a £3bn offer for Playtech, as the London-listed gambling software supplier becomes the focus of a potential bidding war.
Capital Business Media has announced a £500,000 investment into new events company The UK Business Events & Awards Company to develop a leading awards programme to reward business excellence and innovation.
GoKwik, an ecommerce enablement company aiming to democratise the shopping experience and increase GMV realisation for ecommerce businesses, has announced it has raised a $15 million
The Swiss luxury goods group behind Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels is in talks over a deal to cede majority control of its lossmaking Yoox Net-a-Porter ecommerce business.
The boss of Apple has revealed that he has invested in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin but that the iPhone maker will not be following suit.
Shares in electric vehicle firm Rivian are set to start trading in New York on Wednesday, after raising more than $11.9bn (£8.8bn) from investors.