Archive for Category: Fintech

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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May 18, 2018

Not Your Father’s Stock Exchange: Our May 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 May Fintech Market Update. One of those sectors is made up of firms that facilitate the trading, settling and clearing of securities trades – “Securities Exchanges”. As you will see on Page 15, enterprise-value-to-revenue multiples in this segment are among the strongest of any segment we follow. The average company on the S&P 500 trades at around 2.2x revenue. Canada’s TMX Group…

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Mar 14, 2018

Capital Markets Infrastructure: Unsexy – and Yet Hot. Our March 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 see our March Fintech report here. Close followers of our Fintech newsletters will know that one of the Fintech sectors we follow closely is Capital Markets Infrastructure. It may not be a sexy segment. But, from an m&a perspective, it’s hot. A few weeks ago, McKinsey came out with a 30-page report on the segment – titled: Fintech Decoded:  Capturing the opportunity in capital markets infrastructure.…

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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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