M&A Deals

BBVA partners with Fintonic to be part of its loan marketplace

The Fintonic platform processes the entire loan procedure for amounts up to 30,000 euros in just three minutes while you are still connected to the app. Fintonic provides real-time information on bank accounts, credit cards and insurance policies. Its alert system helps you to manage finances better. Entities such as EVO Finance, Wanna, WiZink or Zaplo have also joined the loan marketplace.   Read more »

Orange announces partnership with Google for startup financing

Orange has partnered with Google through Orange Digital Ventures (ODV), the Group's corporate venture fund, to join forces in financing the best start-ups. Through this partnership, Google will leverage ODV’s sourcing of start-ups to explore opportunities for co-investments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The ODV team and Google will jointly evaluate promising investment opportunities with start-ups in the fields of new connectivities,... more Read more »

bRealTime and Clearstream Merge to Form EMX, a New Digital Media Marketplace

bRealTime and Clearstream have merged to form EMX, a new programmatic marketplace. EMX will offer more powerful media solutions across supply, demand and data to publishers, advertisers, ad tech providers and agencies, including increased efficiencies, heightened transparency and an overall lift in ROI.  Read more »

ACA Compliance acquires Cordium

ACA Compliance Group (“ACA”) announced that it will acquire Cordium, a provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) services. The transaction is expected to close this summer, subject to regulatory approvals. The financial terms of the transaction will not be disclosed. Read more »

Billtrust Acquires Credit2B, Expanding the Most Comprehensive A/R Solution on the Market

Billtrust, the leader in B2B payment cycle management, today announced the acquisition of Read more »

Tieto Strengthens Cybersecurity Capabilities, Acquires Swedish NSEC AB

The Nordic IT services and software company Tieto today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire NSEC AB, a Swedish security services company employing about 30 security professionals. The acquisition further adds to Tieto’s growing portfolio of security services. Headquartered in Stockholm, NSEC AB brings Tieto further capabilities in managed security operations, security consulting, as well as product resell and deployment services.... more Read more »

FundedByMe Acquires Laika Consulting

FundedByMe today announced that they acquire 100% of the shares in the established financial company Laika Consulting AB, a leading communications agency in financial communications.  As a result, the company doubles its investment network to close to 250,000 members, making it the largest in the Nordic region. The acquisition is a strategic step to further strengthen FundedByMe's range of financial services. Read more »

IHS Markit Acquires DeriveXperts

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in information, analytics and solutions, today announced it acquired DeriveXperts, a provider of valuation services for OTC derivatives and other complex financial securities. The acquisition complements and enhances the existing derivatives data and valuations businesses at IHS Markit. Read more »

Exela Technologies Acquires Asterion International to Expand in Europe

Exela Technologies, Inc., one of the largest global providers of platforms for business process automation ("BPA"), announced today that it had completed the acquisition of Asterion International Group ("Asterion"), a well-established provider of technology driven business process outsourcing, document management and digital data processing across Europe. Read more »

IRIS Software Group acquires Contact Group

IRIS Software Group, the UK’s business critical software provider is today announcing the acquisition of Contact Group, a leading provider of parental engagement and truancy management software to UK schools. The acquisition extends IRIS’ education portfolio providing solutions to manage all aspects of school finance, including income, assets and communications. Contact Group’s multi-award-winning parent engagement software is used by 2,000 UK... more Read more »

Solactive AG Acquires FinTech Primervoto GmbH in Berlin

Solactive is excited to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Primervoto, its long- standing technology partner. The transaction was closed on the 29th of March 2018, and sees the full integration into Solactive AG of a team of 38 technology specialists, based in Berlin. The Primervoto team has played a key part in Solactive’s success story as it has been instrumental to the delivery of highly scalable IT-solutions for real-time... more Read more »

Equistone Acquires Small World Financial Services

Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Small World Financial Services (“Small World” or “the Company”), a leading international, UK-headquartered, multi-channel, cross-border payment service provider. Read more »

CLX Acquires Unwire, Strengthening its Platform and Customer Base in the Nordic Region

CLX Communications AB (publ.) ("CLX") - a leading global CPaaS (Communications Platform as a Service) provider, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Danish company Unwire Communication ApS ("Unwire Communication") for a cash consideration of DKK 148 million on a cash and debt-free basis.  The acquisition excludes Unwire Payments & Mobility ApS which has been carved out prior to the acquisition.  Read more »

Nettitude Acquired by Lloyd’s Register

Livingstone’s Defence & Security sector team has advised the shareholders of Nettitude, a market-leading provider of cyber security services with some of the most sophisticated technical capabilities in the industry, on its acquisition by Lloyd’s Register (LR). LR is one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, improving safety and increasing the performance of critical infrastructures for... more Read more »

Finantix acquires Asian FinTech start-up smartfolios

London, Singapore: Finantix, global provider of enterprise solutions in WealthTech, InsurTech and RegTech, is proud to announce its acquisition of smartfolios, the creators of quant-enabled investment tools that support all the key stages of the digital advisory value chain. Read more »


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