M&A Deals

Avaloq completes transaction with Warburg Pincus to accelerate growth

Avaloq, an international fintech company and a leader in integrated and comprehensive banking solutions, announces that it has completed its transaction whereby global private equity firm Warburg Pincus acquires a 35% stake in the group.Under the partnership announced on 22 March 2017, Avaloq will be able to capitalise on Warburg Pincus’ expertise and network in the financial services and fintech sectors to accelerate the company’s long-term... more Read more »

Misys and D+H to create the world’s third largest Fintech company, Finastra

Today Misys and D+H have joined forces to create a diversified global financial software provider, unmatched in terms of depth and breadth of solutions. Operating under the new company name Finastra (www.finastra.com), the combination will create the third largest financial services technology company in the world. The company has approximately 10,000 employees and over 9,000 customers across 130 countries, including 48 of the top 50 banks... more Read more »

Datcom Rewards Alex with Internal Promotion

Lincolnshire-based IT specialist Datcom has rewarded one of its members of staff with an internal promotion. Alex Middleton has been promoted from IT engineer to account manager after joining the company less than two years ago.  Alex Middleton, who began her career in 2015 at Datcom as an IT engineer is swapping technical computer coding for customer contracts as she settles into her new role as account manager.  Read more »

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings and Nedbank Acquire Stakes in Entersekt

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (JSE:RMI) through AlphaCode, RMI’s innovation hub for fintech entrepreneurs and Nedbank Private Equity (NPE) through its private equity investment vehicle, BoE Private Equity Investments, have each acquired minority shareholdings in Entersekt in a multi-million dollar transaction.  Entersekt is a Stellenbosch-based innovator that has developed world-class push-based authentication and app security technology. Read more »

Telstra Acquires UK-based Technology Services Provider Company85

Telstra today announced it had acquired Company85, a UK-based technology services business and leading provider of data centre, workspace, cloud, security and network services. Christopher Smith, Telstra’s Executive Director of Business Technology Services, said the acquisition was aligned to Telstra’s strategy to grow its technology services business internationally and would significantly enhance Telstra’s service offering for UK and European... more Read more »

TBG Completes Acquisition of DTN a Leading Provider of Digital Information Services and Decision Support Solutions

With the completion of TBG's acquisition of DTN from Schneider Electric SE for a total consideration of $900 million, TBG plans to fully reinstate the powerhouse DTN brand that has been known and trusted since 1984, and focus on growing the business in both the domestic and international markets. Read more »

Deloitte Acquires Market Gravity to Boost Creative Consulting Services

Deloitte, the business advisory firm, today announces the acquisition of Market Gravity, the proposition design consultancy.* Founded in 2009 and headquartered in London with teams in New York, Edinburgh and Toronto, Market Gravity helps the world’s leading brands across multiple sectors including financial services, retail, energy, telecoms and automotive to create and launch innovative products and services.  Read more »

KeyBank to Acquire Personal Finance Outfit HelloWallet

KeyCorp and Morningstar, Inc., today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition by KeyBank of leading personal software platform HelloWallet from Morningstar, Inc.  The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The combined platform of Key Community Bank and HelloWallet integrates two companies with a commitment to Financial Wellness and to... more Read more »

Janus Capital Group Inc. and Henderson Group Complete Merger of Equals

Janus Capital Group Inc. and Henderson Group plc today announce the completion of an all-stock merger of equals to form Janus Henderson Group plc (Janus Henderson).  Concurrent with Henderson Group plc's  delisting from the London Stock Exchange, today Janus Henderson lists its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "JHG" (NYSE:JHG).  Read more »

Malaysia's MyClear Merges with MEPs

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) wishes to announce the merger of MyClear and MEPS to form Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd or PayNet. PayNet will be the operator of shared payments infrastructures for the nation.  The formation of PayNet is aligned with Bank Negara Malaysia’s efforts to ensure Malaysia’s payments infrastructures are competitive, efficient, open and innovative to accelerate the nation’s migration to electronic payments (e-payments)... more Read more »

Thesys Assigns New CFO and Compliance Officer

Thesys CAT LLC, the Thesys Technologies subsidiary operating as the Plan Processor for the SEC's Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT), announced today the appointment of Edward Watson as Chief Operating Officer and Shane Swanson as Chief Compliance Officer.  Read more »

NXT-ID Acquires Fit Pay to Develop IoT Platform

NXT-ID, Inc., a security technology company, and Fit Pay, Inc., a privately held provider of payment, credential management, and authentication platform services, today announced the completion of a transaction to combine their businesses and create a comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) platform.  Read more »

Mergermarket Group Acquires TIM Group

 Mergermarket Group, a BC Partners portfolio company, announced today that it has acquired TIM Group. Established in 2002 and headquartered in London, TIM Group specialises in the electronic delivery of equity trade ideas and investment recommendations through its independent distribution platform. Read more »

Diebold Acquires Aquity Stake in Mobile App Developer Kony

Diebold Nixdorf, the global leader in connected commerce, today announced a strategic partnership with Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility and application company, to offer white label mobile application solutions for financial institutions and retailers.  The next generation mobile application suite—DN Mobile—will enable a unified and highly personalized experience by leveraging cross-platform data and integrating multiple channels to... more Read more »

Eurazeo acquires Dominion Web Solutions

Eurazeo, a leading global investment company listed in Paris, in partnership with West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (“GS MBD”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dominion Web Solutions (“DWS”), an integrated platform of branded marketplaces and digital marketing solutions for the powersport, RV, commercial truck and equipment industries, for $680M. This is the first investment... more Read more »

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