Archive for Category: Fintech

Dec 12, 2018

Countering Volatility with Innovation to Achieve Success – Our Fintech M&A Report for December 2018

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Dear Clients and Friends, As the year end approaches, it is clear that volatility is not going away soon. After the recent market swings – and the drop in the value of cryptocurrencies – it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the best b2b Fintech firms have managed to persevere – and even succeed in this volatile world. The key may be staying at the forefront of technological innovation. As you will see from our December report found here, values, trends and transactions for the best companies in the seven segments of the B2B Fintech world that we follow…

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Nov 29, 2018

Russians, Chinese, Israelis, Midterms – Who Can You Trust? Our November Information Technology M&A

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Dear Clients and Friends: Our latest report on the values and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead, can be found here. The information technology industry has been a global one for many years, and to us, that’s a good thing. Good software engineers, code writers, mathematicians etc. are everywhere: US , Canada, UK, and Ireland; Russia, and Ukraine; Israel and Palestine, Turkey and China;  Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and a half dozen other countries. Recently, this globalism has come under attack. There are several good reasons including some very real…

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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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