July 28, 2014 8:24 AM ET

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Company Overview of Aquiline Capital Partners LLC

Company Overview

Aquiline Capital Partners LLC is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, buyouts, and restructurings. The firm prefers to invest in seed/start-up, corporate divestitures, and middle market. It seeks to make investments in the financial services enterprises. The firm prefers to make investments in risk-bearing and services enterprises in sectors such as property and casualty insurance, banking and credit insurance, specialty finance, securities, asset management, life and health insurance, reinsurance, investment management, markets, operations, financial technology, financial services software, and transaction processing. The firm invests globally with a foc...

535 Madison Avenue

24th Floor

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for Aquiline Capital Partners LLC

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Age: 62
Founder and Senior Principal
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Senior Advisor
Age: 59
Senior Advisor
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Aquiline Capital Partners LLC Key Developments

Vincenzo La Ruffa Joins Aquiline Capital Partners to Lead Efforts in Financial Technology Investments

Aquiline Capital Partners LLC announced that Vincenzo La Ruffa has joined the firm and will lead Aquiline's efforts in financial technology investments. Mr. La Ruffa brings to Aquiline 12 years of investing experience. He was managing director and co-founder of Susquehanna Growth Equity, a private equity group focused on financial technology, information services, and software growth equity and buy-outs. Previously, he held positions at NGP Energy Technology Partners and EnerTech Capital, and he began his career at Deutsche Bank. Mr. La Ruffa has a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School and a B.A. in classics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Banca Carige's Insurance Business Reportedly Attracts Investors

At least five groups are considering to acquire the insurance business of Banca Carige S.p.A. (BIT:CRG), La Repubblica reported quoting market talk. The investors include Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO), Talanx AG (DB:TLX), Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, AnaCap Financial Partners LLP and Gruppo ITAS Assicurazioni. Banca Carige wants to have a binding offer by the end of May 2014.

Aquiline Capital Partners Names Reinhard Koester as Investment Professional

Aquiline Capital Partners announced that banking industry veteran Reinhard Koester has joined the firm as an investment professional. Mr. Koester joins Aquiline from J.P. Morgan and will focus on banking and credit investments. With over 20 years of financial services experience, Mr. Koester joins Aquiline from J.P. Morgan where he was a Managing Director and Co-head of Specialty Finance and Alternative Asset Managers in New York. Previously, he was with Goldman Sachs as a Managing Director and Co-head of Specialty Finance in New York and a Managing Director in London. He also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer for The PMI Group in San Francisco and practiced law as an Associate with Davis, Polk & Wardwell in New York and London. He began his career as a consultant with McKinsey. Mr. Koester has a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a B.S. from Arizona State University.

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