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Advantage General Insurance, an AIC Caribbean Fund portfolio company, is acquired by NCB Capital Markets

Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica February 12, 2013 – NCB Capital Markets, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited, announced today the acquisition of Advantage General Insurance, the largest insurer of motor vehicles in Jamaica. The acquirer described the transaction as a “mutually beneficial acquisition” which is expected to “facilitate the expansion of the suite of financial services that the NCB Group and Advantage General have to offer.”


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Based in Barbados, Portland Private Equity is a private equity fund management company currently focused on opportunities in the Caribbean region through its management of the AIC Caribbean Fund (ACF). Building on Portland’s track record of successful investments throughout the Caribbean region, ACF is a ~$230M fund focused on medium-sized businesses. Companies in Portland’s portfolio do business in over 20 countries throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and Latin America.