M&A Deals

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 »

Barclays Corporate Banking appoints new Head of Payments and Cash Management

Barclays has further enhanced its Transaction Banking leadership team with the hire of Karen Braithwaite into a newly created role as Corporate Banking Head of Payments and Cash Management. Karen joins Barclays from BNY Mellon, where she was most recently the Global Head of Product Management for Treasury Services, following a range of senior roles across sales, marketing, servicing, operations, product and client management. Read more »

Abacus Group Acquires Hedgepoint Solutions

Abacus Group, a leading provider of hosted IT solutions and application hosting for alternative investment firms, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Hedgepoint Solutions, a boutique IT consulting firm based in New York City. Read more »

Splio Acquires Startup Gowento and Integrates Mobile Wallets Into its Marketing Platform

The Mobile Wallets market is booming: the European rollout of Google Pay, Apple Pay's new product announcements, Samsung Pay launched last spring, and WeChat Pay is already a massive success in China.  With Mobile Wallets, marketers can finally get into the Millennial mobile-first era by moving from post-app to the Mobile Moments phase.  Read more »

Equiniti enhances pensions technology with the acquisition of Aquila from AquilaHeywood Limited

Equiniti Group plc (“Equiniti”), the multinational specialist technology outsourcer, is delighted to announce the completion of the acquisition of Aquila Group Holdings Limited (“Aquila”) from AquilaHeywood Limited on 31st October 2018. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. Aquila is a UK-based life and pensions technology provider for pension schemes and large insurance companies. The Aquila proprietary platform ‘Administrator... more Read more »

SMIT Acquires a Hardware-based Verification Systems and Software Company

SMIT Holdings Limited ("SMIT" or the "Company," together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") (stock code: 2239), a world leading CAM supplier and a major mPOS supplier in China, has announced its new acquisition of S2C Tech Inc. ("S2C"), a hardware-based verification systems and software companies,to further diversity its business and revenue stream. Read more »

OANDA Corporation Acquires GFM Solutions Group

A global leader in online multi-asset trading services and currency data and analytics, OANDA has acquired GFM Solutions Group, a well-known risk management and financial reporting company offering cutting-edge software that enables corporate treasury, accounting and finance teams to better manage the impact of currency-related exposure in their business. Read more »

LendingTree to Acquire QuoteWizard.com

LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire QuoteWizard.com, LLC, one of the largest insurance comparison marketplaces in the growing online insurance advertising market. Since its founding in 2006, QuoteWizard has helped nearly 40 million consumers find their ideal insurance policy with top-tier insurance carriers across key insurance markets: auto, home and health.  Read more »

KKR Completes Acquisition of BMC Software

BMC, a global leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise, today announced the completion of the acquisition of BMC by KKR, a leading global investment firm. Read more »

SIA completes acquisition of card processing businesses in Central and Southeastern Europe from First Data

SIA, a European high-tech leader in payment infrastructure and services, and First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced the completion of SIA’s acquisition of First Data’s card processing businesses in parts of Central and Southeastern Europe for €387 million. Read more »

iSignthis Acquires Probanx Core Banking Platform

Australian Securities Exchange and Frankfurt Stock Exchange cross listed iSignthis Ltd (ASX : ISX | FRA : TA8), the leading payment and identity technology company (the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has completed acquisition of 100% of the issued capital of Cyprus based, Probanx Information Systems Ltd (‘Probanx”). Read more »

Asset Control Moves to New Ownership

Asset Control, the leading provider of Financial Data Management solutions, today announced that Sovereign Capital Partners (“Sovereign”), has invested in the Company.  Sovereign, a UK-based private equity firm, has a strong track record of acquiring high quality businesses and supporting their growth. Read more »

The Norwegian Competition Authority green-lights Nordea’s acquisition of Gjensidige Bank

On 2 July this year Nordea entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in Gjensidige Bank. The acquisition has now been approved by the Norwegian Competition Authority. - The approval takes us one step closer to realising our acquisition of Gjensidige Bank, says John Sætre, Head of Personal Banking at Nordea in Norway.  Read more »

ACA Compliance Group Completes the Acquisition of Cordium

ACA Compliance Group (“ACA”) announced yesterday that, following the receipt of regulatory approvals, it has completed the acquisition of Cordium, a leading provider of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) products and services. As of today, ACA employs nearly 700 people and provides products and services to over 4,000 clients worldwide. The financial terms of the transaction will not be disclosed. Read more »

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