Archive for Category: Fintech

Aug 18, 2017

B2B Fintech Is Alive and Well – And Growing: Our August 2017 Fintech Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The market is up, the market is down, and it doesn’t seem to matter right now; interest in the Fintech sector keeps marching on. Our report found here highlights some of the m&a trends and transactions in the seven segments of the Fintech world that we follow, and sometimes lead, and so far, it’s all still pointing up. Please read more in our August Fintech Market Update, here. A recent report by KPMG indicated that in Q2 the global Fintech industry saw $8.4bn in transaction value as a result of around 290 deals – up from…

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May 19, 2017

Three Ways that Politicians Can Help (or Hurt) Fintech in 2017 – Our May 2017 Fintech Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here contains an update on m&a deals, values and trends in the seven sectors of the global Fintech industry that we follow and sometimes lead. Please read the full May 2017 Fintech Market Update here. We live in interesting times. Many of my colleagues who are part of the Fintech world are simultaneously optimistic and nervous. The current business, tax, economic and regulatory environments have combined to make this a great time to be in Fintech. The market is booming. But it’s clear that some politicians around the world are contemplating policies that…

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Apr 27, 2017

How many ways can m&a transform a Fintech company? – Our April 2017 Fintech Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here highlights some of the m&a trends and transactions in the seven segments of the Fintech world that we follow and sometimes lead. It can be found here. As 2017 rolls along, the Fintech sector remains an incredibly exciting place for us, with substantial m&a activity for companies offering technology and services to those involved with capital markets, banking, insurance, GRC, wealth management, payments, and more. Over the past few years we’ve seen a number of transformative Fintech deals such as ICE’s $7.8bn acquisition of Interactive Data; SS&C’s $2.7bn acquisition of Advent Software;…

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Mar 23, 2017

Where will the smart fintech money go next? Our March 2017 Fintech Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends: The Fintech M&A Report found here tracks deals and trends in the seven sectors of the fintech universe that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please find it here. If you are an avid reader of fintech m&a investment news and analyses as we are, you may have noticed an interesting shift in tone over the past year. (And I’m not referring to national politics.) For one, at a macro level, after seeing investments into fintech increase at dizzying rates between 2010 and 2015, the total amount invested into fintech in 2016 seems to have plateaued to…

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Feb 28, 2017

Timing – it’s not about luck. It’s about taking control. Our February 2017 Market Update

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As you will see from our report found here, the m&a values and trends in the dozen+ sectors of the information technology industry that we follow and sometimes lead have remained at the relatively high levels that we’ve been seeing since about late 2014. I wrote a blog piece about the strong values and interest in the fintech sector last week – you can read it here. For some, the question has been: “When will it end?” For others: “Is this the right time to be a buyer – or a seller?” To this we have several responses. First: Don’t trust…

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