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Digital Brokerage Solution Provider DriveWealth to Offer API enabled Brokerage Tech for Retail Clients, after Acquisition of Cuttone & Co.

Digital brokerage solution provider DriveWealth, which notably secured $56.7 million through a Series C funding round in October 2020, is now planning to introduce its API-enabled brokerage technology platform for retail clients. The platform will be launched on the floor of the NYSE, following a… Read More

Toronto-Dominion Bank Announces Acquisition of Wells Fargo’s Canadian Direct Equipment Finance Business

  Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD Bank) announced on Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wells Fargo’s Canadian Direct Equipment Finance business. TD reported that the acquisition of Wells Fargo’s Canadian Direct Equipment Finance business is expected to add scale and capabilities to its… Read More

Wealth Management Tech Plaform Addepar Acquires RCI to Assist Clients with Making More Informed Investment Choices

US-based wealth management tech platform Addepar notes that for many years, wealth managers have had important questions that have been “surprisingly difficult to answer.” For instance, they want to know what exactly they own in their portfolios and where they own these assets. Wealth managers… Read More

Blockchain Fintech PAYMNT Financial Announces Acquisition of Payment Technology For Crypto Payments LettucePay

PAYMNT Financial, a U.S.-based blockchain fintech startup, announced on Thursday it has acquisition LettucePay, which is a payment technology firm that specializes in cryptocurrency payments. PAYMNT reported that the acquisition makes it possible for its platform to integrate cryptocurrencies as a form of payment at… Read More

Orange Bank Announces Acquisition of Neobanking Group Anytime

French banking group Orange Bank announced on Wednesday it is set to acquire neobank Anytime. Orange Bank claims that the acquisition enables it to address the professional and small business market, as well as support the banking group’s footprint and is fully aligned with the… Read More

Fintech Acquisition: UK’s Banking and Credit Services Provider Cashplus to Acquire Current Account Portfolio of icount

UK-based Cashplus, a banking and credit services provider for SMBs and consumers, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the current account portfolio of icount. The amount paid for the acquisition has not been shared publicly. The deal, which may be finalized in early 2021,… Read More

U.S. Fintech AvidXchange Announces Acquisition of AP Solutions Core Associates

  AvidXchange, a U.S. fintech that provides accounts payable and automated payment solutions to midsize businesses, announced on Monday it has acquired Core Associates, the makers of TimberScan and complementary AP solutions. AvidXchange claims that through the acquisition, it is now one of the foremost… Read More

U.S. Fintech Xalles Set to Acquire Cryptocurrency Platform Vigor Crypto Holdings

Xalles Holdings Inc. (OTC: XALL), a fintech holding company providing technology and financial services solutions, recently announced it will acquire Vigor Crypto Holdings, a cryptocurrency firm, as a wholly owned subsidiary under Xalles Capital Inc. Xalles notably claims that Vigor Crypto has been enhancing its cryptocurrency… Read More

Fintech SoFi Notes that Q4 2020 M&A + IPO Spike was Much Higher than 2008 Financial Crisis and Other Periods of Downturn

San Francisco-based SoFi, a financial services firm that helps people “get their money right—save, spend, borrow, and invest in one app,” has noted that 2020 was a year to remember. Industries were forced to adapt to changing consumer behavior, capital markets fluctuated wildly, and people… Read More

Fintech Firms and Incumbents are Collaborating Instead of Directly Competing in Post COVID World, Industry Analyst Explains

Collaboration is the “new competition” in the financial technology industry, according to Melody Brue, a Senior Fintech Analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy. Brue, a startup veteran and advisor, notes that almost every industry or sector had to “pivot” in many different ways in order… Read More

NEC Completes Acquisition of Swiss Financial Software Firm Avaloq

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced earlier this week the closing of NEC’s acquisition of Avaloq. As previously reported, the acquisition was announced in October and NEC purchased Avaloq for around 2.05 billion Swiss francs. Founded… Read More

PayPal’s Rumored Acquisition talks With BitGo Fall Through

PayPal’s rumored talks about acquiring BitGo, a digital asset financial services provider, has reportedly fallen through. According to Fortune, rumors began to circulate about PayPal being in talks to acquire BitGo and now the deal will officially not be happening and the cryptocurrency firm is… Read More

SaaS Tech Provider Datasite Completes Agreement to be Acquired By International Private Equity Firm CapVest

Datasite, a U.S.-based SaaS technology provider for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals, announced on Wednesday it has completed its agreement to be acquired by funds managed by CapVest Partners LLP, an international private equity firm. Datasite reported that the transaction, which was first announced on… Read More

IBM Announces Acquisition of Cloud Implementation Application Transformation & Managed Services Provider Nordcloud

    U.S.-based tech giant IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) announced on Tuesday it has acquired Nordcloud, a European cloud implementation, application transformation, and managed services provider. The acquisition comes just days after IBM announced it acquired Expertus Technologies Inc., a Canadian Fintech company that assists… Read More

NatWest Acquires Metro Bank’s Mortgage Portfolio

  UK banking group NatWest announced on Monday it has entered into an agreement with Metro Bank to acquire a £3 billion portfolio of prime UK mortgages. According to NatWest, the portfolio consists of owner-occupied residential mortgages with a weighted average current loan to value of… Read More

Nasdaq Listed Fintech Fiserv Enters Agreement to Acquire Ondot, a Digital Experience Platform for Financial Institutions

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), a global provider of financial services technology solutions, has entered an agreement to acquire Ondot Systems, Inc., a digital experience platform for financial institutions. The transaction is expected to expand Fiserv digital capabilities, enhancing its integrated solutions so that clients can offer… Read More

Shawbrook Bank Acquires RateSetter’s Property Finance Portfolio

RateSetter, a leading UK based peer to peer lender, announced on Wednesday it has sold its £120m portfolio of property development loans to Shawbrook Bank. According to RateSetter, the acquisition follows the announcement in August that the lending platform was focusing on consumer finance. The… Read More

Canadian Fintech Expertus, Processor of $50B in Transactions Per Day, Acquired by Tech Giant IBM

New York-based tech giant IBM Corp. (NYSE:IBM) has acquired Expertus Technologies Inc., a Canadian Fintech company that assists clients with processing over $50 billion in transactions per day. IBM bought the company so that it could enhance its electronic-payments capabilities. Expertus has now been added… Read More

Netherlands based Firms Made Several Important Fintech Acquistions in 2020 in Order to Diversify and Strengthen Business Operations: Report

The Fintech sector has been growing rapidly across the globe, especially following the COVID-19 outbreak which has accelerated the shift towards digital financial services. Although the Coronavirus crisis has negatively impacted certain business sectors in Europe like travel and the hospitality industry, the European Fintech… Read More

MassMutual Set to Acquire Fintech Platform Flourish

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) announced on Monday it has entered into a definitive agreement with Stone Ridge Asset Management, an asset manager, to acquire Flourish, a fintech platform for RIAs. According to the duo, Flourish provides digitally enabled products and services to RIAs… Read More

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