Archive for Category: Fintech

Oct 25, 2018

The Robots Are Coming. Our Fintech M&A Report for October 2018

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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 October Fintech M&A Update. Just over a year ago, we published a piece on the relationship between “AI” (Artificial Intelligence) and North Korean missiles. We noted the AI focus of investor Masayoshi Son (the founder of Softbank) and his new “Vision” Fund and pointed out that Mr. Son and Kim Jong-un are not alone in chasing the pot of gold at the…

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Sep 26, 2018

Compliance: It’s Complicated. Our Fintech M&A Report for September 2018

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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 latest Fintech Market M&A Update. Compliance is a hot topic at many financial services companies. We’re not sure if it stems from the raft of new regulations or the well-publicized consequences of failure – including the US$500 million fine levied on Commonwealth Bank of Australia for failings that allowed drug gangs to launder money; the $900 million that ING Bank agreed to…

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Aug 23, 2018

This Rising Tide is Lifting Some Boats (Not All). Our August 2018 Fintech Market 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 August Fintech Market Update. One of those trends we have previously noted is that we are in a “strong” m&a market – especially for Fintech companies. As you can see in our report found here – it’s true – sort of. Transaction multiples certainly are up – for many companies – but not for all. And that’s the rub. Everyone seems to believe that…

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Jul 9, 2018

FinTech: The End of the Beginning – Our July 2018 Fintech Market 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 July Fintech Market Update. Recently Capgemini, the consulting, technology and outsourcing services company, in collaboration with Efma, a global non-profit organization, issued its second annual World FinTech Report. The authors may not have intended their report to call the “End of the Beginning” of consumer FinTech, but that is what they have done – and we agree. The Beginning is over. The…

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Jun 11, 2018

Infotech – It’s All About Speed – and Maybe Wireless. Our June M&A Report on the Information Technology Universe

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our report found here contains an update on m&a deals, values, and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please click here for our June 2018 Market Update. As we have previously noted, one of the biggest challenges – and one of the largest opportunities – in our industry today revolves around the ability to capture and analyze the massive amounts of structured and unstructured data. A big part of the challenge is that the volume keeps growing. Connected homes, offices, cities and cars, health and financial…

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