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May 19, 2017

Three Ways that Politicians Can Help (or Hurt) Fintech in 2017 – Our May 2017 Fintech Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here contains an update on m&a deals, values and trends in the seven sectors of the global Fintech industry that we follow and sometimes lead. Please read the full May 2017 Fintech Market Update here. We live in interesting times. Many of my colleagues who are part of the Fintech world are simultaneously optimistic and nervous. The current business, tax, economic and regulatory environments have combined to make this a great time to be in Fintech. The market is booming. But it’s clear that some politicians around the world are contemplating policies that…

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May 12, 2017

What are the Liquidity Options for Data Analytic Firms? Our May 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest update on M&A trends for the four segments of the Enterprise Data & Analytics sector that we follow, and sometimes lead, can be found here. While many eyes have been focused on the recent rise in the value of large publicly traded companies, we have been focused on values in the middle market – watching the value of EDA firms that IPO, as well as those that transact in the private markets. So far, the view has been pretty good. As examples, Insight Venture Partners-backed Alteryx (NYSE:AYX), a well known name in Business Intelligence…

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May 3, 2017

Net neutrality and why it matters to m&a – Our May 2017 Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, In the report found here, we highlight m&a values and trends in the dozen+ sectors of the information technology universe that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please see the May Market Update report, here. In our business we advise a fair number of mid-sized companies that are owned by early investors and entrepreneurs. Many of these companies are “upstarts” – some of which are looking to combine streaming content with technology to disrupt the established order. Eventually, many of these firms expect to become buyers or sellers – or to raise capital – and that’s where…

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Apr 27, 2017

How many ways can m&a transform a Fintech company? – Our April 2017 Fintech Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here highlights some of the m&a trends and transactions in the seven segments of the Fintech world that we follow and sometimes lead. It can be found here. As 2017 rolls along, the Fintech sector remains an incredibly exciting place for us, with substantial m&a activity for companies offering technology and services to those involved with capital markets, banking, insurance, GRC, wealth management, payments, and more. Over the past few years we’ve seen a number of transformative Fintech deals such as ICE’s $7.8bn acquisition of Interactive Data; SS&C’s $2.7bn acquisition of Advent Software;…

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Apr 20, 2017

The revolution is right around the corner. Our April 2017 Enterprise Data & Analytics Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our April 2017 EDA Market Update on m&a trends for the four segments of the Enterprise Data & Analytics sector that we follow, and sometimes lead, can be found here. Increasingly, it’s starting to look like the early phases of a revolution. The way in which some modern businesses are managed – using massive amounts of data and analytic tools to determine what they will buy or sell, through what channel, at what price, etc. – is much talked about and yet, for at least three reasons, the revolutionary power of these tools has not yet been fully…

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