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Company Overview of Atlas Merchant Capital LLC

Company Overview

Atlas Merchant Capital LLC is a private equity firm specializing to invest in financial services industry, particularly in areas of growth and opportunity with a focus on investment management. The firm makes investments in global as well as emerging markets. Within global markets, it seeks to invest in the capital-intensive businesses in developed world, including the United States, Canada, Western Europe, and Japan. The firm typically makes investments in public and private companies that are suffering some sort of distress or seen as out of favor, and need leadership. The firm makes majority controlled and minority investments. Atlas Merchant Capital LLC was founded in 2013 and is based i...

375 Park Avenue

Floor 21

New York, NY 10152

United States

Founded in 2013





Key Executives for Atlas Merchant Capital LLC

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Founding Partner
Age: 65
Founding Partner and Chairman of Investment Committee
Age: 42
Senior Advisor
Age: 61
Senior Advisor
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Atlas Merchant Capital LLC Key Developments

GE, Mara Group And Atlas Merchant Capital's JV Mulls Investments In African Projects

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), the Mara Group Holdings Limited and Atlas Merchant Capital LLC are leading an initiative to create a joint venture dedicated to investing in the highly under developed African infrastructure sector, the companies said in a statement. The joint venture will seek to invest in infrastructure equity projects in selected countries throughout Africa, GE said. It added that the joint venture will focus on high-growth sectors such as in power generation, transport, oil & gas and mining.

General Electric Company Forms Joint Venture with Mara Group of Companies and Atlas Merchant Capital LLC

General Electric Company formed a joint venture with Mara Group of Companies and Atlas Merchant Capital LLC to invest in African infrastructure.

Investors In Talks To Acquire Stake In BGA

Atlas Mara Limited (LSE:ATMA) Co-founded by Bob Diamond, Former Chief Executive Officer of Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC), said it has held talks with investors looking to combine the firm with the British lender’s operations in the continent as it swung to full-year profit. Diamond’s private-equity vehicle Atlas Merchant Capital LLC and Mara Group Holdings Limited founded by his partner at Atlas Mara, Ashish Thakkar, are among members of a consortium in talks over a potential deal, the London-traded company said in a statement. The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) is working with Diamond on a prospective approach, people familiar with the matter said on April 25, 2016. “Atlas Mara’s board of directors supports the exploration of the potential combination,” of the company with Barclays Africa Group Limited (JSE:BGA) the company said in the statement. Diamond and Thakkar will “recuse themselves” from the firm’s internal discussions over the potential approach and remain “wholly committed to Atlas Mara and the execution of its strategy.”

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