M&A Deals

Saxo Bank completes acquisition of BinckBank

Today, Saxo Bank and BinckBank announce that Saxo Bank has completed the acquisition of BinckBank. The acquisition of BinckBank marks an important milestone for the Saxo Bank Group that now services approximately 860,000 clients and holds approximately EUR 46 bn in client assets. By gaining scale and reducing cost and complexity, the Group can continue its ambitious investments in the digital client experience and expand its product offering,... more Read more »

moneycorp acquires the Rochford Group in Australia

Today, moneycorp announces it has acquired the Rochford Group, one of Australia’s largest independent treasury advisors. The purchase is moneycorp’s second major international acquisition of 2019, after the completion of its deal for Brazil's Novo Mundo. Rochford, based in Sydney, also has a representative office in Hong Kong that will further extend moneycorp’s presence in both Australia and Hong Kong, as well as adding a range of new products... more Read more »

Nuvei acquires SafeCharge for US $889 million

Nuvei, a Montreal-based payment technology firm and leading provider of global payment solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of SafeCharge International Group Limited. The acquisition creates a global, leading payment solutions provider with significant scale, able to service clients of any size across the world. Montreal, Quebec, will become the worldwide headquarters for the combined organization. Read more »

FIS Closes Acquisition of Worldpay, Enhancing its Global Technology Leadership Serving Merchants, Banks and Capital Markets

FIS (NYSE: FIS) today announced the closing of its acquisition of global payments leader Worldpay, Inc., creating a global leader in technology and solutions for merchants, banks and capital markets. The combined company will have over $12 billion in pro forma revenue and more than 55,000 employees.  With a best-in-class portfolio of solutions for payments, banking and capital markets, FIS is positioned to accelerate its growth and advance the... more Read more »

Clearstream completes acquisition of Ausmaq Limited

Deutsche Börse’s post-trade services provider Clearstream completed the acquisition of Ausmaq Limited from National Australia Bank (NAB), following receipt of approval from the Luxembourgish regulatory authorities. With the addition of the Sydney-based managed funds custodian Ausmaq, Clearstream is entering the domestic Australian funds market. The future set-up of Ausmaq within Clearstream’s Investment Fund Services business will be designed to... more Read more »

nCino buys Visible Equity

nCino, the worldwide leader in cloud banking, has acquired Visible Equity, a market-leading financial analytics and compliance software company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. This strategic acquisition leverages the unique strengths and joint synergie Read more »

Equistone acquires Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services

Equistone Partners Europe Limited (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today announces its agreement to acquire Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services (“Knowledge Services”), a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and automation technology to the financial services sector, from Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO). Read more »

Avaloq Announced Acquisition of Derivative Partners, Zurich-based Service Specialist for Structured Products

Avaloq, the leading cloud platform and service provider for banks, wealth managers and investment firms, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Zurich-based Derivative Partners AG, the number one independent information and data provider for Structured Products and Derivatives in Switzerland. Derivative Partners has been providing highly valuable market information, tools, research and calculations for complex financial products for its... more Read more »

Paysend Announces the Acquisition of Rapid SD Pty Ltd

After the recently announced Pays XDR stablecoin launch on Stellar network, Paysend announces the acquisition of Rapid SD Pty Ltd, an Australian based software development company specialising in DLT blockchain developments founded and run by Sergey Yusupov. Read more »

Banco Agrícola allows the online opening of the "Cuenta Fácil" bank account with Mobbscan

Banco Agrícola, leader in El Salvador, which after the acquisition in 2007 by Grupo Bancolombia becomes a benchmark bank in most of Central America and Latin America, in a firm commitment to innovation and customers' services improvement and as part of its digitalization strategy, recently launched "Cuenta Fácil", the first 100% digital product that allows the complete opening of a bank account in a non-presential way through their App Banca... more Read more »

National Bank of Canada Joins EquiLend Ownership Group

National Bank of Canada (NBC) has completed its acquisition of a 10% stake in EquiLend from J.P. Morgan following clearance from EquiLend’s regulators in the United Kingdom, Canada and Ireland. J.P. Morgan will continue to hold a 10% ownership interest in EquiLend. The deal was announced in December 2018 and closed in June 2019. J.P. Morgan previously held a 20% stake in EquiLend. Read more »

Intertrust acquires Viteos for USD 330 million

Intertrust N.V. ("Intertrust"), a leading global provider of expert administrative services to corporate, fund, capital markets and private wealth clients, today announces the acquisition of Viteos, a provider of leading-edge technology solutions for U.S. funds, from PPC Enterprises LLC, FiveW Capital LLC (an affiliate of 22C Capital) and Viteos management. Read more »

PPRO acquires allpago to become the market leader in local payments

 PPRO, the cross-border e-payments specialist, is today announcing the acquisition of Latin American payments provider allpago to create the world’s leading platform for local payments. allpago is the preeminent provider of payment and gateway services in Latin America covering 90% of the market [1]. Read more »

Trustly Merging with Silicon Valley based PayWithMyBank to Deliver Transatlantic Online Banking Payments Coverage

Trustly, Europe’s leading online banking payments provider, is pleased to announce that it is merging with Silicon Valley-based online banking payments leader PayWithMyBank. Together, Trustly and PayWithMyBank will enable merchants with a global footprint to accept online banking payments from European and US consumers. The merger addresses the needs of merchants to have an alternative to the card networks and accept online payments directly... more Read more »

PayU Announced the Acquisition of Iyzico

PayU today announces the acquisition of iyzico – a digital payment services provider and one of the most hotly tipped fintech start-ups in Turkey – for $165 million. The acquisition, which adds to the over $500 million PayU deployed across fintech investments and M&A, is a further step in the company’s mission to become the leading payments provider in high growth markets and the world’s leading fintech investor. Read more »

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