M&A Deals

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 »

Coupa Acquires Trade Extensions to Broaden Cloud Platform for Business Spend

Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP), a leader in cloud-based spend management, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Trade Extensions TradeExt AB to make it easier for organisations to reduce supply chain risk, increase profit margins and achieve operational compliance. Read more »

Huddlestock Announces Acquisition of IPR from Fellow Level39 Member Islero

Huddlestock Limited, in London, is doing a carve-out and acquiring all IPR from Islero AS, a Norwegian Fintech company. Islero established in 2015 in Trondheim, was became enrolled in Innovation Norway’s Tech City Accelerator in 2016, and was subsequently part of Level39. Read more »

Mastercard Unveils Acquisition of VocaLink

Today, Mastercard announced the completion of its acquisition of Vocalink, a leader in bank account-based payments. Vocalink’s key bank account-based technology will allow Mastercard to expand beyond card-based payments to drive the major types of electronic payment transactions.  Read more »

BT finalizes acquisition of IP Trade

BT has completed the acquisition of IP Trade, a provider of unified communications and collaboration solutions for trading floor environments and command-and-control dispatch centres, following approval by the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA). As announced on February 1, the acquisition of IP Trade will improve BT customers’ ability to unify trading and control room communications: Read more »

Exiger Acquires OutsideIQ

Exiger, the global regulatory, financial crime, risk and compliance company, announced today that it has acquired OutsideIQ, the company that developed the groundbreaking cognitive computing and intelligent search platform DDIQ.  Today, DDIQ’s innovative technology platform is relied upon by many of the world’s leading financial institutions and corporations to leverage the power of machine-learning and natural language processing to accelerate... more Read more »

Mastercard Appoints Ed McLaughlin to President OPS and Tech

Mastercard today announced the appointment of Ed McLaughlin to president, Operations and Technology, effective May 1, 2017. McLaughlin succeeds Rob Reeg, who will move to a consulting role reporting to Ajay Banga, president and CEO, and will help to ensure a smooth transition through October 1, 2017.  Read more »


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