M&A Deals

Banker’s Toolbox rebrands as Abrigo

Banker’s Toolbox, which acquired MainStreet Technologies (MST) and Sageworks in 2018, announced today that it is now Abrigo.  The rebrand marks the next step in the high-growth company’s continued journey of becoming the technology platform partner of choice for America’s community financial institutions.  Read more »

Royal HaskoningDHV acquires Lanner to strengthen its predictive simulation capabilities

Engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has acquired Lanner, a UK-based hybrid software & consultancy firm specialising in predictive simulation for industrial clients. Lanner’s simulation software (WITNESS) connects physical assets, processes and resources into a single digital model that delivers actionable insights to make business operations and supply chains more resilient and efficient.  Read more »

Elavon completes acquisition of CenPOS

Elavon, a global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, has acquired CenPOS, a Miami-based company offering integrated payment software solutions to large enterprises. CenPOS focuses on three industry verticals: automotive, travel and entertainment (T&E), and general business-to-business transactions, which aligns well with Elavon’s strengths. In addition, CenPOS’ distribution strategy and product capability complement Elavon’s... more Read more »

Meniga acquires Sweden-based fintech company Wrapp

London-based fintech company Meniga is buying Sweden-based peer Wrapp for an undisclosed amount as it eyes growth in the Nordic region, it said on Thursday.  Meniga, which has raised $34 million since founded in Iceland ten years ago, and Wrapp are both providing merchants the ability to offer personalized rewards and cashbacks to consumers based on purchase behavior.  Read more »

DXC Technology to Acquire Leading Digital Innovator Luxoft

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) and Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE: LXFT) today announced a definitive agreement for DXC to acquire Luxoft, a global-scale digital innovator with differentiated offerings, deep vertical industry expertise and world-class digital talent. Read more »

La Banque Postale and Natixis announce Natixis’ acquisition of La Banque Postale’s 50% stake in Titres Cadeaux

Natixis today announces the acquisition of La Banque Postale’s 50% stake in Titres Cadeaux and becomes the company’s sole shareholder after it was set up by the two banks in 2006. Le Groupe La Poste will remain a prime business partner via a contract to distribute Titres Cadeaux gift vouchers in its post office branches, while Natixis Payments plans to step up development ofTitres Cadeaux gift products with all i Read more »

Temenos acquires US-headquartered SaaS vendor Avoka to strengthen its leading Digital Front Office banking product

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, today announces it has agreed to acquire Avoka, a leader in digital customer acquisition and onboarding, subject to regulatory approvals. The acquisition further strengthens the Temenos Digital Front Office product, which has over 300 banking clients and has been recognized as a leader by top analyst houses such as Forrester and Ovum. The Avoka platform will be integrated with the Temenos... more Read more »

Experian to acquire South Africa's Compuscan for $263 million

Actis, a leading growth markets investor, has announced their agreement to the sale of Compuscan, a provider of credit information and analytics services, to Experian for ZAR3.72 billion (USD263 million). The acquisition is subject to review by the competition regulator in South Africa. Established in South Africa in 1994, Compuscan started as a credit bureau, focused on the micro-lending industry. It enabled micro lenders to avoid financial... more Read more »

Actis sells African credit information and analytics business Compuscan to Experian

Actis, a leading growth markets investor, has announced their agreement to the sale of Compuscan, a provider of credit information and analytics services, to Experian for ZAR3.72 billion (USD263 million). The acquisition is subject to review by the competition regulator in South Africa. Established in South Africa in 1994, Compuscan started as a credit bureau, focused on the micro-lending industry. It enabled micro lenders to avoid financial... more Read more »

SGG Group completes acquisition of Augentius

SGG Group, a leading investor services firm, backed by Astorg, is pleased to announce that regulatory approvals have been received and the transaction to acquire Augentius has successfully completed. This acquisition reinforces SGG Group’s position as the 4th largest independent investor services firm and one of the top 3 independent administrators to the alternative investment community in the world, with the deal growing its assets under... more Read more »

Dash to Acquire eRoom Securities

Dash Financial Technologies, the industry’s leading capital markets technology and execution provider, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eRoom Securities, LLC. Read more »

Update on the Acquisition of Cavendish Corporate Finance (UK) Limited and members’ interest of Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP and Admission to Trading on AIM

finnCap Group plc ("finnCap" or the “Company”), a leading adviser and broker to ambitious growth companies both public and private, is delighted to announce that it has successfully completed its fundraising with institutional and retail investors, raising £5 million (before expenses)(the “Placing”). This consists of £3.75 million of new money which will be used to partially fund the cash consideration for the Acquisition and £1.25 million on... more Read more »

Ratehub acquires MoneySense

Today, Ratehub Inc., which connects Canadians to the best financial products in the market, announced it has acquired MoneySense, one of Canada's leading personal finance media brands, from Rogers Media.  The deal is expected to close on Dec. 1, 2018, with Ratehub Inc. and MoneySense continuing to operate as distinct brands. Read more »

Delta Capita to acquire Pall Mall Risk Reduction

Delta Capita, the international business & technology consulting and managed services firm, has announced its acquisition of Pall Mall Risk Reduction a London-based consultancy specialising in non-financial and conduct risk management for Banks and Investment firms. Pall Mall Risk Reduction was established by three former senior executives from Credit Suisse, founded by David Long who held various senior positions at Credit Suisse during his... more Read more »

Braintri and iCompass Merge To Go Global

Braintri and iCompass, two leading Polish fintechs servicing the world's largest banks and payment institutions, have begun to merge and prepare a joint offer for the global financial sector. The merger will enable the two to further expand their products and reach out to foreign markets. Until the completion of the merger, both teams will operate under their existing brands. The plan is to rebrand. Read more »

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