Starling Bank has raised £75 million to fund its international expansion plans.
The UK challenger raised £60 million in a Series C funding round led by Guernsey-based Merian Global Investors, and a further £15 million from its sole existing investor, Harald McPike of Bahamas-based QuantRes.
The new round lands a week after Starling took the wraps off a new Euro Account as it begins preparations for life after Brexit. The timing of that announcement coincided with a flying trip by Starling founder Anne Boden to Ireland, which will provide the launch base for a passported European assault.
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