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October 3, 2016

Värde Partners Announces New Chief Investment Officers

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners, the $11 billion global alternative investment firm, today announced the appointment of Ilfryn Carstairs and Jeremy Hedberg to the roles of joint Chief Investment Officers along with current CIO George Hicks, who is also the firm’s CEO.

April 28, 2016

Värde Partners and Banco Popular Partner to Purchase Barclays’ Barclaycard Business in Spain and Portugal

MADRID – Värde Partners, a leading investment firm, and Banco Popular, a leading Spanish bank, have partnered to purchase Barclays’ Barclaycard business in Spain and Portugal.

February 15, 2016

Värde Partners Sells Festival Park, Mallorca

LONDON – Värde Partners agreed to the sale of Festival Park, Mallorca’s premier outlet centre, to the VIA Outlets, a joint venture between Hammerson, APG, Meyer Bergman and Value Retail.

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”).