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Delta Partners Emerging Markets TMT Growth Fund II Investing up to US$25 Million into Cash Credit to Fund International Expansion

DUBAI, UAE, August 29, 2013 / PRNewswire — Delta Partners Capital Limited (“Delta Capital”) announced today that a definitive agreement has been signed for an investment of up to $25m by Delta Partners Emerging Markets TMT Growth Fund II (the “Fund”) into the parent company of Cash Credit EAD and its affiliates, the Sofia, Bulgaria-based innovative provider of micro-financial services via mobile operators. This transaction will be the first investment by Delta Capital’s second fund.Cash Credit, which began operations in early 2012, is a consumer finance company that partners with mobile network operators to offer micro financial services to mobile subscribers. The company uses an innovative, proprietary credit scoring approach to offer consumers rapid credit decisions, with convenient service and billing through their partner operators.

Delta Capital, based in Dubai, is the investment arm of Delta Partners Group, the leading emerging markets-focused telecoms, media, and technology advisory and investment firm. Delta Partners has approximately 200 employees operating from Barcelona, Bogota, Dubai, Johannesburg, and Singapore. Delta Capital held in January a first closing of $100 million on its second fund, which has a target of $350 million and will invest in growth capital opportunities in the TMT sector across Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and South-East Asia.

Geoffrey D. Fink, Managing Partner of Delta Capital, said today “Cash Credit is one of the most exciting companies we have identified globally in the rapidly-growing mobile financial services sector. We believe that mobile network operators worldwide will want to capture the opportunity to conveniently offer micro-financial services to their subscribers. Cash Credit’s proven track record of working with the two largest mobile operators in Bulgaria and its unique intellectual property and know-how in this domain make it the ideal partner for the provision of such services. We look forward to using our extensive knowledge of the telecoms sector to actively assist Cash Credit in its plans for international expansion.”
Georgi Krumov, Founder and Executive Chairman of Cash Credit, commented “We are delighted that an investment firm with the experience and industry knowledge of Delta has decided to back us with capital and expertise as we expand our offering into a range of new markets. Cash Credit had various funding options, but Delta rapidly emerged as our preferred partner given their unique positioning as TMT industry experts with a broad emerging markets presence. We are convinced that Delta will actively support our ambitious growth plans as a value-added investor.”

Transaction terms were not disclosed. The Fund’s capital will be used to fund the further growth and international expansion of Cash Credit. Mr. Fink and Boris Nemsic, Executive Partner at Delta Capital and former CEO of Telekom Austria and Vimpelcom, will join the Board of Cash Credit upon completion of the transaction.

Closing of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions precedent and the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.

About Delta Partners

Delta Partners is the leading Advisory and Investment firm specialised in Telecoms, Media and Technology with offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Our unique combination of Management Advisory, Corporate Finance and Investment Services creates unparalleled value for our investors, clients and business partners.

Delta Partners Capital Limited is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority

Visit http://www.deltapartnersgroup.com for more information.

About Cash Credit

Cash Credit is a technological non-banking financial institution founded in 2011 in Bulgaria that partners with mobile network operators to offer micro financial services to mobile subscribers. The company uses an innovative, proprietary credit scoring approach to offer consumers rapid credit decisions, with convenient service and billing through their partner operators. Cash Credit partners in Bulgaria with the country’s two largest mobile network operators.

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Delta Partners
Rachel Thong
Mobile +971(0)56-686-8119
rth@deltapartnesgroup.com

Cash Credit
Diana Krumova
Mobile: +359-888-58-42-59
diana.krumova@cashcredit.bg

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Carlos Valdecantos Joins Delta Partners as a Partner in Their Advisory Business

DUBAI, UAE, February 11, 2013/PRNewswire –

Carlos Valdecantos has recently joined Delta Partners as a Partner. Carlos will actively contribute to the advisory business in the Middle East, Africa and Central and Eastern Europe regions being based in Delta Partners’ Barcelona office.

Carlos joins Delta Partners with extensive experience in the management consulting business in the TMT industry. Before joining Delta Partners Carlos had been advising all major telecom firms in Europe, Africa and the Middle East as a Partner of mmC Group, a strategy TMT consulting boutique he founded in 2005. Prior to that, Carlos had been a senior Principal with DiamondCluster (now Oliver Wyman) working across Europe, Latin America and North Africa.

The hiring of Carlos will mean mmC will integrate into Delta Partners from now onwards. “Integrating mmC Group within Delta Partners comes as a natural evolution for us,” says Carlos. “In light of this move, our clients will now be able to leverage a larger company with more scale and an excellent track record. I’m excited to support Delta Partners’ efforts to capitalize on this great opportunity.”

“We are confident Carlos Valdecantos will make significant contributions to the growth of Delta Partners helping our continued diversification efforts in new regions, in line with our strategic objectives,” said Victor Font, Group Managing Director in Delta Partners.

Carlos Valdecantos is skilled in strategy, business design, innovation, growth, mergers & acquisitions, post merger integration, organizational change, marketing, sales, product development and operational excellence. He is used to leading large, multidisciplinary teams, and his experience covers strategy to implementation projects, having been responsible for over 50 assignments with more than 30 TMT players across Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Africa.

Carlos has a M. Sc in Science Physics and Electronics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and has taken advanced courses in International Business and International Marketing Strategies during his tenure at PWC and DiamondCluster.

For more about Delta Partners please visit http://www.deltapartnersgroup.com

About Delta Partners

Delta Partners is the leading TMT advisory and investment specialist in emerging markets. With more than 180 professionals, the group operates across 50 markets in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, Emerging Asia, and Latin America. Delta Partners provides three synergistic services: management advisory, corporate finance, and investments from its offices in the UAE, South Africa, Spain, Singapore and Colombia.

Contact: Karen Cordeiro, T: +971-56-6815864, E: kc@deltapartnersgroup.com

Source: Delta Partners FZ LLC

كارلوس فالديكانتوس ينضم لدلتا بارتنرز كشريك في أعمالها الإستشارية

دبي ، الإمارات العربية المتحدة في 7 فبراير 2013 /بي آر نيوز واير/ ایشیانیت باکستان–

انضم كارلوس فالديكانتوس مؤخرا كشريك لدلتا بارتنرز#Delta Partner# ، ليسهم كارلوس بفاعلية في الأعمال الإستشارية في مناطق الشرق الأوسط وأفريقيا ووسط وشرق أوروبا ، من مقره بمكتب دلتا بارتنرز في برشلونة.

وينضم كارلوس لدلتا براتنرز بخبرة طويلة غنية في إدارة الأعمال الاستشارية في مجال التكنولوجيا والإعلام والإتصالات ، فقبل انضمامه لدلتا بارتنرز ، قدم كارلوس الإستشارات لجميع شركات الإتصالات الكبرى في أوروبا وأفريقيا والشرق الأوسط بوصفه شريك بمجموعة إم إم سي جروب ### mmC Group ### وهى شركة استشارية متخصصة في تقديم استشارات استراتيجية في مجال التكنولوجيا والإعلام والإتصالات والتي أسسها عام 2005 ، وقبل هذا التاريخ، عمل كارلوس كمسئول رئيسي في دياموندكلاستر#DiamondCluster# (أوليفر ويمان حاليا#Oliver Wyman#) والتي تعمل عبر أوروبا وأمريكا اللاتينية وشمال أفريقيا.

ويعني تعيين كارلوس أن إم إم سي #mmC Group# ستندمج مع دلتا بارتنرز # Delta Partner# من الآن فصاعدا ، ويقول كارلوس “إن اندماج إم إم سي جروب مع دلتا بارتنرز يأتي كتطور طبيعي بالنسبة لنا ، فعلى ضوء هذه الخطوة سيتمكن عملاؤنا من الإستفادة من امكانيات شركة أكبر بمستوى أوسع وسجل أعمال ممتاز ، أنا متحمس لدعم جهود دلتا بارتنرز #Delta Partner#لاستغلال هذه الفرصة الكبيرة”.

ويقول فيكتور فونت ، المدير العام للمجموعة في دلتا بارتنرز “إننا على ثقة بأن كارلوس فالديكانتوس سيقدم إسهامات بارزة لنمو دلتا بارتنرز بتعزيز جهودنا المتنوعة والمستمرة في المناطق الجديدة بما يتماشى مع أهدافنا الإستراتيجية”.

ويتمتع كارلوس فالديكانتوس بالبراعة في التخطيط وتصميم الأعمال وتحقيق الإبتكار والنمو وعمليات الإندماج والاستحواذ ، والتكامل فيما بعد مرحلة الاندماج ، والتغيير التنظيمي والتسويق والمبيعات وتطوير المنتجات والتميز التشغيلي ، وقد اعتاد كارلوس فالديكانتوس قيادة فرق كبيرة الحجم متعددة الاختصاصات ، وتشمل خبرته أيضا التخطيط لتنفيذ مشروعات ، حيث كان مسئولا عما يزيد عن 50 مهمة مع أكثر من 30 لاعب في مجال التكنولوجيا والإعلام والإتصالات عبر مناطق أوروبا وأمريكا اللاتينية والشرق الأوسط وأفريقيا.

ويحمل كارلوس درجة الماجستير في علم الفيزياء والإلكترونيات من جامعة كومبلوتينسي دي مدريد ، كما حصل على تدريبات متقدمة في الأعمال الدولية واستراتيجيات التسويق الدولي خلال الفترة التي قضاها في بي دبليو سي ### PWC ### ودياموندكلاستر ### DiamondCluster ###.

لمعرفة المزيد عن شركة دلتا بارتنرز برجاء زيارة الموقع التالي
### http://www.deltapartnersgroup.com ###

نبذة عن دلتا بارتنرز#Delta Partner#

دلتا بارتنرز #Delta Partner# هي شركة متخصصة رائدة في مجال استشارات واستثمارات التكنولوجيا والإعلام والإتصالات في الأسواق الناشئة ، وبفضل وجود أكثر من 180 مهنيا محترفا بها ، تعمل المجموعة عبر 50 سوقا في الشرق الأوسط وأفريقيا وشرق أوروبا وأسواق آسيا الناشئة وأمريكا اللاتينية ، وتقدم دلتا بارتنرز 3 خدمات تكاملية هي: الإستشارات الإدارية وتمويل الشركات والإستثمارات من مكاتبها في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة وجنوب أفريقيا وإسبانيا وسنغافورة وكولومبيا.

المصدر: دلتا بارتنرز إف زذ محدودة المسئولية

Delta Partners Obtains Licences From the DFSA

DUBAI, UAE, January 30, 2013/PRNewswire –

Delta Partners, the leading TMT management consulting and investment specialist in high-growth markets is pleased to announce that the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has granted it two licences this week.

The first licence, a ‘Category 3′ licence, was granted to Delta Partners Capital Limited, a company incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) that will carry out the investments business of Delta Partners. The licence will allow the firm to provide the financial services of advising on financial products and credit, arranging credit and deals in investments and managing assets.

Geoffrey D. Fink, Managing Partner and Head of Investments at Delta Partners Capital Limited said, “We are delighted that Delta Partners Capital Limited has been granted its Category 3 licence by the DFSA, which is widely recognized as the leading financial regulator in the Gulf region. This is evidenced by the top-tier global institutional investors that we have been able to attract to our new emerging markets TMT growth capital fund, all of whom were very comfortable investing with a DFSA-supervised manager.”

The second licence, a ‘Category 4′ licence, was granted to Delta Partners Corporate Finance Limited, a company also incorporated in the DIFC that will be responsible for conducting corporate finance business for Delta Partners. The licence will allow the firm to perform the financial services of advising on financial products and credit and arranging credit and deals in investments.

Federico Membrillera, Managing Partner and Head of Corporate Finance at Delta Partners Corporate Finance Limited, is also proud to be part of such a reputable financial centre saying, “Delta Partners Corporate Finance Limited is very pleased to be part of the DIFC and be regulated by the DFSA, a highly respected financial services regulator. This is yet another step towards strengthening Delta Partners’ broad platform, delivering high quality advice in the TMT space.”

The DFSA is the independent regulator of all financial and ancillary services conducted through the DIFC, a purpose-built free-zone in Dubai.

About Delta Partners

Delta Partners is the leading TMT advisory and investment specialist in emerging markets. With more than 180 professionals, the group operates across 50 markets in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, Emerging Asia, and Latin America. Delta Partners provides three synergistic services: management advisory, corporate finance, and investments from its offices in the UAE, South Africa, Spain, Singapore and Colombia. Delta Partners delivers tangible results to its clients and investors through its exclusive sector focus on telecom, media and technology, and a unique approach that combines strategic perspectives with a hands-on pragmatic approach.

For more information on Delta Partners, please visit http://www.deltapartnersgroup.com

Karen Cordeiro, email: kc@deltapartnersgroup.com, mobile: +971-566815864

Source: Delta Partners FZ LLC