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Pan-European SME Funding Platform CapitalBox Announces Acquisition of Spotcap’s Netherlands Division

  CapitalBox, an online pan-European SME funding platform, has reportedly acquired the Netherlands division of fintech company Spotcap Global, Spotcap NL. According to Business-Money, the acquisition marks a significant milestone in CapitalBox’s “ambitions” o become a leading SME fintech lender in Europe. Founded in 2015,… Read More

Payments Platform Stripe Acquires Nigerian Fintech Paystack which will Continue to Operate Independently

Payments platform Stripe has acquired Nigeria-based Paystack, which is a startup that aims to make it easier to integrate various payment services. The acquisition may be valued at over $200 million, according to TechCrunch which cited sources familiar with the matter. Patrick Collison, CEO at… Read More

Enova Announces Completion of OnDeck Acquisition

    Enova (NYSE:ENVA) announced on Tuesday it has officially completed the acquisition of online lender OnDeck (NYSE:ONDK). Enova revealed in July 2020 it had purchased OnDeck for $1.38 a share, including $0.12 in cash. As previously reported, Enova is a provider of online financial… Read More

Morgan Stanley Set to Acquire Advanced Investment Strategies & Wealth Management Solutions Provider Eaton Vance

  Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) announced on Thursday it is set to acquire Eaton Vance, an advanced investment strategies and wealth management solutions provider with more than $500 billion in assets under management (AUM), for an equity value of approximately $7 billion. Morgan Stanley reported… Read More

Alkami Announces Acquisition of Fraud Prevention Provider ACH Alert

Alkami Technology, Inc. (Alkami), a cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for banks and credit unions, announced on Tuesday it has acquired fraud prevention provider, ACH Alert. Alkami reported that the acquisition extends its omnichannel platform to include enhanced fraud prevention and secure money movement functionality…. Read More

P27 Announces Acquisition of Payment Clearing House Bankgirot

P27 Nordic Payments Platform announced on Tuesday it has acquired Bankkgirot, a Sweden-Based clearing house for mass payments. According to P27, Bankgirot has a “central role” in the Swedish payment system and handles transactions of a total value of approximately SEK 73 billion per day…. Read More

NEC Corp. Acquires Swiss Financial Software Firm, Avaloq, for Estimated 2 Billion CHF

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) revealed on October 5, 2020, that it has acquired the Avaloq Group AG, a major Swiss financial software firm. The Avaloq acquisition has been made so that NEC can use its digital finance software and industry knowledge as it makes plans… Read More

Refinitiv Announces Acquisition of Global Integrity & Compliance Risk Firm The Red Flag Group

Refinitiv, a provider of financial markets data and infrastructure that has served more than 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, announced on Monday it has officially acquired global integrity and compliance risk firm, The Red Flag Group. Refinitive reported that the acquisition is to help… Read More

Fintech Platform iCapital Network Divests Right to Acquire Private Client Group to AlphaCore

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iCapital Network, a fintech providing access to alternative investments, announced on Wednesday as part of the recent closing of its acquisition of Artivest, it had divested its right to acquire a private client team to AlphaCore Wealth Advisory. iCapital reported it also took ownership of factorE, a… Read More

AI End-to-End Identity Verification & eKYC Solutions Jumio Announces Acquisition of Beam Solutions’ AML Platform

  Jumio, a U.S.-based AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions provider, announced on Tuesday it has acquired the AML platform from Beam Solutions, a San Francisco-based startup focused on transaction monitoring and KYC. Jumio reported it will integrate Beam’s suite of AML solutions into… Read More

Nubank Announces Acquisition of Self-Direct Digital Broker Easynvest

Nubank, a Brazil-based fintech startup, announced on Friday it has acquired Easynvest, a self-direct digital broker. According to Nubank, Easynvest has 1.5 million clients and is claimed to be the largest broker to give customers the autonomy to make their investments. While sharing details about… Read More

Dutch Fintech Ohpen Announces Acquisition of Cross-Border Loan & Mortgage SaaS Provider Davinci

Ohpen, an Amsterdam-based fintech, announced on Tuesday it has acquired cross-border loan and mortgage Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, Davinci. Ohpen reported that the acquisition will allow it to address the $300 billion global bank IT spending market as it targets international expansion. “This acquisition is a testament… Read More

SPAC: Bancorp Founder Betsy Cohen’s New $750 Million Special Purpose Acquisition Company to Acquire Fintech Business

A new shell firm established by an experienced banking executive is expected to go public this coming week. The project’s founders plan to acquire a Fintech company in order to expand operations. The company’s management confirmed that the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) will list… Read More

Indian Fintech Niyogin Acquires Controlling Stake in iServeU for $8 Million to Offer Wide Range of Digital Financial Services

Fintech firm Niyogin, which is listed on the BSE (previously called Bombay Stock Exchange and located at Datal Street, Mumbai), has acquired a majority 51% stake in iServeU for INR 592 million (appr. $8 million) in a cash and stock deal. Niyogin aims to develop… Read More

NerdWallet Set to Acquire UK Comparison Website Know Your Money to Accelerate Growth & International Expansion

NerdWallet, a U.S.-based website and app that provides financial guidance to more than 160 million consumers every year, announced on Thursday it is set to acquire UK-based website, Know Your Money. NerdWallet claims that through the acquisition, it and Know Your Money will provide “the… Read More

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange FTX Acquires Mobile Cryptocurrency Portfolio Tracking Platform Blockfolio

  Blockfolio, a U.S.-based network for mobile cryptocurrency portfolio tracking and management, announced on Wednesday it has been acquired by cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, FTX. Founded in 2014, Blockfolio claims that millions of users trust its platform to stay connected to the “pulse” of the cryptocurrency… Read More

New York based Blockchain Firm ConsenSys Acquires JP Morgan’s Quorum, a Permissioned Version of Ethereum

Brooklyn, New York based ConsenSys, a blockchain software company focused on Ethereum (ETH) development, has acquired JPMorgan’s (NYSE: JPM) Quorum, which aims to serve as an enterprise-variant or version of the Ethereum protocol. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, even before the first… Read More

Xero Acquires Cloud-Based Invoice Lending Platform Waddle

Xero (ASX: XRO), a global small business platform, announced on Monday it has acquired cloud-based invoice lending platform, Waddle. According to Xero, Waddle helps connect small businesses to invoice finance, a form of secured lending that relies on a business’s unpaid invoices. Founded in 2014,… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Acquisition of App-Based Remittance Company Sendwave

Global cross-border payments company WorldRemit announced on Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Sendwave, an app-based remittance company. According to WorldRemit, Sendwave has built a leading and rapidly growing digital remittance service to East and West Africa, and this summer added Bangladesh, which is its… Read More

Fintech Firm FXPress, a Forex Specialist, to Acquire Avila House so it Can Offer Accounts for Depositing, Holding, Transferring Funds

Fintech firm FXPress Payment Services revealed on August 18, 2020, that it will be acquiring Avila House Ltd, which is subject to regulatory approval. Avila House is a licensed Small Electronic Money Institution. FXPress Payment Services Ltd is authorized and regulated by the UK’s Financial… Read More

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