Archive for Category: New M&A Addition

Jan 18, 2018

The Fintech Finance 40: Ken Marlin

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For the fifth year in a row, Institutional Investor has named Ken Marlin as one of the most influential people in fintech finance. Marlin wrote in his 2016 book, The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street, that “successful deals come about as a result of disciplined planning, preparation, and execution — not luck,” and he considers that a guiding principle of Marlin & Associates, the New York–based boutique investment bank he formed in 2002. He reflects, however, on how chance occurrences caused him to change a plan that would have put him on the 106th floor of the…

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Jan 17, 2018

4 Themes Every InfoTech Company Should Be Watching in 2018 – Our January Market Update

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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 January 2018 Market Update. As our regular readers know, we follow this market closely – and we see several themes that InfoTech firms should be watching in 2018. Theme #1: A move to recurring revenue models – and fast. Bankers talk about the attractive values afforded to SaaS and Cloud-based software applications. These are attracting investment dollars and customers. But so too are…

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Oct 9, 2017

Will the Europeans Kill Europe? Our October Market Update

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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. As you will see, many recent transactions are cross-border. We care because about half of our transactions involve non-US companies. Last week, buried in the news about the mass killing in Las Vegas, the plight of those affected by hurricanes, Russian hacks of the US Election, the future of DACA, and possible changes to US tax law, was news that the European Commission has ordered Luxembourg to recapture €250mm…

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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 3, 2017

Net neutrality and why it matters to m&a – Our May 2017 Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, In the report found here, we highlight m&a values and trends in the dozen+ sectors of the information technology universe that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please see the May Market Update report, here. In our business we advise a fair number of mid-sized companies that are owned by early investors and entrepreneurs. Many of these companies are “upstarts” – some of which are looking to combine streaming content with technology to disrupt the established order. Eventually, many of these firms expect to become buyers or sellers – or to raise capital – and that’s where…

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