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December 1, 2015

Värde Partners Announce New Management Structure and Geographic Expansion

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners, the $10 billion global alternative asset firm, today announced senior management changes and the opening of new offices in New York, Tokyo and Sydney as part of a strategic plan to build out its global investing platform across a range of asset classes and liquidity profiles.

November 26, 2015

GE Consumer Finance business becomes Latitude Financial Services

MELBOURNE – Värde Partners, Deutsche Bank and KKR have completed the acquisition of GE Capital’s Australian and New Zealand consumer finance business, now called Latitude Financial Services.

November 4, 2015

Värde Partners, Deutsche Bank & KKR Consortium appoint CEO and announce “Latitude Financial Services” as the new brand for the GE Consumer Finance Business

MELBOURNE – Värde Partners, Deutsche Bank and KKR (the “Consortium”) announce that Sean Morrissey has today been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer designate of Latitude Financial Services, which will be the new name of the GE Consumer finance business in Australia and New Zealand (the “Business”).

September 9, 2015

Värde Partners acquires Trimont Real Estate Advisors

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners (“Värde”), a global alternative investment firm, today announced that certain funds managed by Värde completed the acquisition of Atlanta-based real estate asset management firm Trimont Real Estate Advisors (“Trimont”).

March 23, 2015

Värde and The True Life Companies forge strategic alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN AND SAN RAMON, CA – In a move that dramatically increases its stature as a major supplier of lots and land to America’s top homebuilders, The True Life Companies (TTLC) has entered into a strategic alliance with Värde Partners, a $10 billion alternative investment firm based in Minneapolis, MN.

March 15, 2015

Värde Partners, KKR and Deutsche Bank Consortium purchase GE Capital’s Consumer Finance Business in Australia and New Zealand

Värde Partners (“Värde”), a global alternative investment firm, KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Deutsche Bank have signed an agreement for the purchase of GE Capital’s Australia and New Zealand Consumer Lending Business (“the Company”) at an enterprise value of A$ 8.2 billion.