J.C. Flowers & Co. News

Private Equity Firm JC Flowers Kept Stake in Japan’s Shinsei Bank Too Long: Opinion

Japan’s banking sector has become a dead zone for private equity. Yet even then, the latest attempt by J. Christopher Flowers to sell Shinsei Bank Ltd. seems like a zombie franchise that has run a few episodes too long. Flowers …

J.C. Flowers Buys Lloyd’s Brokers SSL and Endeavour; Two Agree to Merge

Lloyd’s and independent specialist marine broker SSL Insurance Group has agreed to merge with fellow Lloyd’s broker and delegated authority specialist Endeavour Insurance Services. The deal will conclude with both companies being acquired by a fund advised by private investment …

Private Investment Firm, J.C. Flowers, Acquires UK General

J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC, a New York-headquartered private investment firm that focuses on investing in the global financial services industry, announced it has acquired UK General Insurance Group Ltd. Completed on May 24, after receiving UK regulatory approval, the …

China’s Anbang Insurance Ups Offer for Starwood Hotels to $14B

China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. has raised its offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. to almost $14 billion in its latest challenge to the U.S. hotel operator’s merger with Marriott International Inc. The bidding war for Starwood has …