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Archive for Category: Fintech

Feb 4, 2021

Groundhog Day – All Over Again, Our February Report on M&A in the FinTech, Data and Analytics Industry

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Dear Clients and Friends: It’s a new year and our latest report on M&A values among mid-sized FinTech, Data and Analytics companies is here. It feels like Groundhog Day all over again. It is Groundhog Day in the US as I write this – a day that brings to mind the 1993 Bill Murray / Harold Ramis movie in which, on Groundhog Day, a cynical television weatherman is trapped in a time loop forcing him to relive the same day repeatedly. It’s a comedy – and an allegory with deep philosophical meaning to some. Groundhog Day, the movie, started slow but eventually came to be…

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Jan 11, 2021

The Eyes of All People are Upon Us. Our January Fintech, Data & Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends: “Today the eyes of all people are truly upon us—and our governments, in every branch, at every level, national, State, and local, must be as a city upon a hill—constructed and inhabited by men aware of their grave trust and their great responsibilities.”— John F. Kennedy. January 9, 1961 – exactly 60 years ago today, as I write this… Normally we begin these reports commenting on m&a values among mid-sized FinTech, Data and Analytics companies.  That report is HERE.  It shows that the market was strong in 2020.  A strong 2021 presumes continued economic strength and a…

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Dec 18, 2020

Will CRE Tech Help Prepare For The Post-COVID Era?

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Dear Clients and Friends, Marlin & Associates (M&A) is pleased to share our latest report on the Commercial Real Estate Technology (CRE Tech) sector. As you will see in the report, after a few slow months, m&a activity and values in this sector have come back strong, even in the face of the unknown, driven in part by (i) development of smart solutions that utilize AI/ML capabilities to enhance end-to-end process automation, (ii) solutions that optimize and enhance remote access capabilities, (iii) blockchain solutions that afford a more secure and faster transaction process, (iv)and increased digitization across all functions of the value chain.…

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Dec 12, 2020

What’s Next For InsurTech After Record Fundraising Quarter?

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Dear Clients and Friends, Marlin & Associates (M&A) is pleased to share our latest market update on the Insurance Technology (InsurTech) sector. If there is any silver lining to this global pandemic, it’s been the spur it has caused to apply digital technologies to solving common industry challenges such as underwriting and selling policies, processing claims, and making better use of data. As we know, digital transformation of the insurance industry is not new. Many of these efforts have long been “in the works”. What is new is the increased sense of urgency by industry executives to take advantage of the…

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Sep 9, 2020

COVID, the Economy and m&a: Our September Report on M&A in the FinTech, Data and Analytics Industry

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Dear Clients and Friends: “What has so often excited wonder, is the great rapidity with which countries recover from a state of devastation, the disappearance in a short time, of all traces of mischief done by earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and the ravages of war. An enemy lays waste a country by fire and sword, and destroys or carries away nearly all the moveable wealth existing in it: all the inhabitants are ruined, and yet in a few years after, everything is much as it was before.” ─ John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, 1848 Our September report on m&a values and…

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