Finstar Financial Group is a global private investment group operating in Europe, the US, Asia, Latin America and the CIS. Finstar is strongly focused on fintech, but historically it has been highly successful in the financial services, IT, FMCG retail, media, and real estate sectors.
Finstar had AUM of some $2 billion as of October 2016.
The Group has 20 years of operational experience launching new projects in developing markets, restructuring existing companies to become more competitive, as well as sealing new partnerships and M&A agreements, and building greenfield start-ups.
Finstar’s philosophy of partnership brings strategic value and insight to private equity and venture capital early-stage and growth investments, allowing its companies to succeed in complex developing markets, while raising their investment prospects
Finstar is currently focused on leveraging this expertise in the fintech sector, where changes in consumer behavior, advances in cloud-based technology, the growing power and availability of mobile devices, and the emergence of data science are challenging traditional financial institutions as never before, while opening new whitespace for emerging players to serve the near 2.5 billion people in the world categorized as underbanked or financially underserved.