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Feb 7, 2018

One $20 Billion Deal – and Four Big-Money Fintech Bets in 2018. Our February M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest Fintech m&a report can be found here. It highlights m&a trends and transactions in the seven segments of the Fintech world that we follow and sometimes lead. Please click here for our February Fintech Market Update. Clearly, the big deal this month is Blackstone (together with Canada Pension Fund and Singapore’s GIC) buying 55% of Thomson Reuters’ financial information business (commonly referred to as “Reuters”, even though the original Newswire business is not part of the transaction.) At around US$20 billion (including debt), this is Blackstone Group’s largest deal since the financial crisis, and…

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