Archive for Category: In the News

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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Dec 7, 2018

Brexit and Stupid Politicians: Our December Report on M&A Values in Information Technology

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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, is here. Please click here for our December M&A Infotech update. On Tuesday (December 11th), the UK parliament will vote on a draft Brexit agreement with the EU – choosing between “Leave softly” or “Leave hard”. No matter which way they vote, the British population loses. It’s like the US in Vietnam. Too many politicians would rather let people suffer than risk losing an election. We have advised on transactions in 27 countries. The market…

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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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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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