Bigtech M&A threatens B2C fintechs, not B2B
Banking

Bigtech M&A threatens B2C fintechs, not B2B

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Bigtech M&A threatens B2C fintechs, not B2B

While bigtech acquisitions may hurt B2C fintechs, B2B startups will continue to grow through bank partnerships, a Money 20/20 Moneyfest panel argued y...

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Congress faces criticism over bigtech M&A analysis
Insurance

Congress faces criticism over bigtech M&A analysis

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Congress faces criticism over bigtech M&A analysis

According to Scott Marcus, senior fellow at think tank Bruegal, the House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee’s report on bigtech mergers ...

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Banking in the new normal
Banking

Banking in the new normal

2y | Profile Software

Banking in the new normal

The global economy has greatly reshaped since last March, urging both consumers and businesses to adjust their behaviour, processes and operations to ...

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Top fintech mergers, acquisitions and partnerships of summer 2018
Payments

Top fintech mergers, acquisitions and partnerships of summer 2018

3y | By Edwin Boadu, Reporter

Top fintech mergers, acquisitions and partnerships...

It's been a busy couple of months this summer for the fintech market. Here, we've recorded the top mergers, acquistions and partnerships since...

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Fintech M&A: How the Misys and D+H merger reshapes the market
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Fintech M&A: How the Misys and D+H merger reshapes the market

4y | By Alex Hammond, Managing Editor (2017-2018)

Fintech M&A: How the Misys and D+H merger reshapes...

Nadeem Syed, CEO at Finastra spoke exclusively to bobsguide about the Misys merger with D+H, to form one of the globe’s largest fintech com...

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Is the Misys, D+H merger the first domino that will set off a fintech “super-merger” trend?
Banking

Is the Misys, D+H merger the first domino that will set off a fintech “super-merger” trend?

5y | By Alex Hammond, Managing Editor (2017-2018)

Is the Misys, D+H merger the first domino that wil...

Earlier this week it was announced that Vista Equity Partners had struck an agreement to purchase Canadian lending, payments, and financial solutions ...

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M&A round-up February 2017: Latest Hampleton Partners report indicates fintech industry investment is slowing down
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M&A round-up February 2017: Latest Hampleton Partners report indicates fintech industry investment is slowing down

5y | By Alex Hammond, Managing Editor (2017-2018)

M&A round-up February 2017: Latest Hampleton Partn...

M&A advisory firm Hampleton Partners has released its latest fintech industry M&A report, and the major takeaway from the report is the volume...

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Analysis of the deal: Raymond James and AxiomSL
Insurance

Analysis of the deal: Raymond James and AxiomSL

5y | By Alex Hammond, Managing Editor (2017-2018)

Analysis of the deal: Raymond James and AxiomSL

Earlier this month investment services firm Raymond James announced that it had entered into a partnership with risk data management and regulatory re...

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The influencer interview: Spiros Margaris, Venture capitalist and founder of Margaris Advisory
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The influencer interview: Spiros Margaris, Venture capitalist and founder of Margaris Advisory

5y | By Alara Basul, Writer

The influencer interview: Spiros Margaris, Venture...

Spiros Margaris has been ranked as the #1 global fintech influencer by Onalytica, and #2 as Insurtech influencer, also by Onalytica. He’s a regu...

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Fintech industry M&A round-up: January 2017
Insurance

Fintech industry M&A round-up: January 2017

5y | By Alex Hammond, Managing Editor (2017-2018)

Fintech industry M&A round-up: January 2017

A breakdown of the biggest deals announced in the last month  Synchronoss and Intralinks to merge During the first week of December Synchronoss T...

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What it's like when your fintech startup is acquired by a bank
Payments

What it's like when your fintech startup is acquired by a bank

5y | By Sarah Gill, Senior Reporter (2015-2016)

What it's like when your fintech startup is acquir...

Today the rhetoric between banks and fintechs has mostly shifted away from combat, suspicion and derision towards collaboration, partnership and acqui...

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MasterCard acquires VocaLink for £700 million
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MasterCard acquires VocaLink for £700 million

6y | By Madhvi Mavadiya, Editor (2015-2016)

MasterCard acquires VocaLink for £700 million

After many months of deliberations, MasterCard has finally announced its acquisition of a 92.4% stake in UK based payments systems VocaLink for £...

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Merge and conquer: M&As in the insurance market
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Merge and conquer: M&As in the insurance market

6y | By Tom Reed, Director

Merge and conquer: M&As in the insurance market

Moody’s recently reported that insurance related mergers and acquisitions (M&A) internationally had reached over £131 billion ($200 bi...

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Solvency II and M&A: Will 2016 be another record breaking year?
Insurance

Solvency II and M&A: Will 2016 be another record breaking year?

6y | By Madhvi Mavadiya, Editor (2015-2016)

Solvency II and M&A: Will 2016 be another record b...

Solvency II, a new EU wide capital regime, was put in place at the start of this year after more than a decade of deliberation and millions of dollars...

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Dell buys EMC: the biggest tech acquisition in history?
Asset management

Dell buys EMC: the biggest tech acquisition in history?

6y | By Madhvi Mavadiya, Editor (2015-2016)

Dell buys EMC: the biggest tech acquisition in his...

Hailed as the largest tech acquisition in history, Dell has announced the purchase of digital storage behemoth EMC for $67 billion which has caused th...

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Top FinTech M&A deals in 2015
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Top FinTech M&A deals in 2015

6y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

Top FinTech M&A deals in 2015

There have been a number of high profile mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the fintech sector over the past few years and reports suggest that aft...

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Google in talks to buy mobile payments company Softcard
Payments

Google in talks to buy mobile payments company Softcard

7y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

Google in talks to buy mobile payments company Sof...

Google is in talks to acquire mobile payments company Softcard, which is rumoured to be in trouble after laying off 60 employees earlier this month. S...

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Alibaba to buy stake in Indian mobile payment group Paytm
Payments

Alibaba to buy stake in Indian mobile payment group Paytm

7y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

Alibaba to buy stake in Indian mobile payment grou...

Alibaba is in advanced talks to buy a stake of around $550m in One97 Communications, the parent company of India's biggest mobile payments company...

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