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Capital One to Acquire Discover Financial Services

Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) and Discover Financial Services announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Capital One will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion. The transaction brings together two companies “with track records of delivering… Read More

UK’s Nucleus Financial Platforms Announces Acquisition of Third Financial

Nucleus Financial Platforms, which claims to be one of the UK’s largest adviser platform groups with over £80bn of assets under administration from 250,000 customers, announces the acquisition of Third Financial. Third Financial is an investment platform and front-to-back wealth management software provider, “serving discretionary… Read More

Nordic Capital to Acquire Majority Share in Zafin, a Provider of SaaS Core Transformation Solutions

Nordic Capital has signed an agreement to acquire a majority share in Zafin, a provider of SaaS core modernization and transformation solutions for financial institutions around the world. Zafin’s founders and management are said to be reinvesting in the company alongside Nordic Capital. Zafin is… Read More

Oliver Wyman to Acquire Innopay, a Firm Enabling Digital Transactions

Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm and a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), announced that it has reached an agreement to buy Innopay, a consultancy firm specialized in digital transactions. Innopay will complement Oliver Wyman’s existing payments consulting capabilities. Terms of the transaction,… Read More

Fintech Hiline Announces Acquisition of Calculate, a Firm Supporting Financial Processes at Emerging Businesses

Hiline, a provider of financial-operations-as-a-service that helps growth-minded organizations manage risk, improve outcomes, and make better decisions, announced it acquired Calculate, a New York-based outsourced accounting and finance firm dedicated to supporting the financial processes at emerging companies. This strategic acquisition represents “a significant milestone… Read More

BitGo Acquires Brassica, Will Add Private Securities and Alts Capabilities

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Digital asset firm BitGo is moving into the more traditional securities sector. According to a corporate release, Bitgo has acquired Brassica – a Fintech providing digital infrastructure services to facilitate private securities and other alternative investments. Details of the transaction were not immediately available. Focusing on institutions,… Read More

Ramp, a Finance Automation Platform, Announces Acquisition of Procurement Startup Venue

Ramp, a finance automation platform, says it has acquired the Sequoia-backed procurement startup Venue, as well as improvements to its Procurement product automation. The announcement represents a significant expansion for Ramp “beyond corporate cards as the company tackles inefficiencies across the entire financial tech stack.”… Read More

Eco, the Crypto Payments Fintech, Announces Acquisition of Join, a Stablecoin-powered Commerce App

Eco Inc, the crypto payments company with $95 million in funding from a16z, Coinbase Ventures, and other top technology investors, announced the acquisition of Join, a stablecoin-powered shopping app. This acquisition aligns with Eco’s vision to “create a more efficient, decentralized payment system, breaking away… Read More

Fintech Objectway Announces Acquisition of Canada’s Nest Wealth, a Digital Wealth Solutions Provider

Objectway, the Fintech provider of as-a-service software and services to banks, wealth and asset managers, announced the acquisition of Nest Wealth, a Canadian provider of digital wealth solutions. Building on more than 30 years of business expertise, Objectway has “built partnerships with banks, wealth and… Read More

Private Equity Firm WCAS to Acquire Majority Stake in EquiLend

EquiLend, a global data and analytics company for securities, has announced that private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the company. The acquisition is set to close in Q2 2024, “subject to regulatory approvals.” In… Read More

Germany based Insurtech Getsafe Announces Acquisition of Digital Platform for Student Loans

Getsafe, Europe’s neo-insurer based in Germany with over 550,000 customers, has acquired deineStudienfinanzierung, Germany’s digital platform for student loans. This acquisition is said to be a testament to Getsafe’s direct-to-consumer approach and the company’s focus on “guiding young people as they plan for their futures.”… Read More

Regtech: Encompass Corporation Acquires CoorpID and Blacksmith KYC from ING

Encompass Corporation, the global provider of real-time digital Know Your Customer (KYC) profiles, has acquired CoorpID and Blacksmith KYC from ING to develop a platform that solves “the critical challenge of identification and verification of corporate and institutional clients.” In 2018, CoorpID was founded “by… Read More

Accenture Expands Services for Private Equity Clients with Impendi Acquisition

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Impendi, a sourcing and procurement services provider with a focus on private equity clients, expanding a critical capability to Accenture’s growing offerings for this industry. Impendi helps private equity companies “make sourcing and procurement decisions that increase their profitability and… Read More

Visa Finalizes Pismo Acquisition

Visa (NYSE:V) announced it has completed its acquisition of Pismo – a global cloud-native issuer processing and core banking platform. With the transaction complete, the combination of Visa and Pismo will “provide clients with core banking and card-issuer processing capabilities across all product types via… Read More

Digital Assets: CoinShares to Acquire Valkyrie Funds

CoinShares International Limited (Nasdaq Stockholm: CS; US OTCQX: CNSRF) announced it has exercised the option to acquire Valkyrie Funds LLC, the U.S. digital asset manager’s investment advisory business specializing “in actively managed cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds, from Valkyrie Investments Inc.” CoinShares‘ decision to exercise this option… Read More

DeFi Technologies to Acquire Reflexivity Research, a Crypto Research Firm

DeFi Technologies Inc., a crypto native technology company that pioneers the convergence of traditional capital markets with the world of decentralized finance (DeFi), is pleased to announce the signing of a binding letter of intent to acquire Reflexivity Research LLC, a private research firm that… Read More

UK’s 6point6, a Cybersecurity Firm, Acquired by Accenture

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of 6point6, a U.K. technology consultancy, specializing in cloud, data, and cybersecurity. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s strategy and architecture capabilities, “with a particular emphasis on central government, defense and security, and financial services.” The acquisition was previously “announced… Read More

Fintech CSI, a Provider of Financial Software, Acquires Hawthorn River, a Loan Origination System Provider

CSI, a provider of end-to-end financial software and technology, announced today it has acquired St. Louis, Missouri-based software provider Hawthorn River, which offers a modern, single-platform loan origination system (LOS) “purpose-built for community banks.” The transaction reportedly follows “a successful commercial partnership between the two… Read More

Switzerland: Leonteq Acquires Stake in Swiss Stock Exchange BX Swiss

Leonteq AG (SIX: LEON) has reportedly acquired a 10% stake in the Swiss stock exchange BX Swiss. Leonteq thus becomes a shareholder of BX Swiss and “expands its ecosystem with an important player in the Swiss financial market.” With the acquisition of a 10% stake… Read More

UAE’s Legaltech Clara Acquires BOTH Corporate Services Limited as Part of Business Growth Strategy

UAE-based legaltech Clara announced its acquisition of BOTH Corporate Services Limited (BCS), a provider of corporate services in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). This deal is a key milestone for Clara as it initiates “an acquisition strategy to expand its customer base and extend its… Read More

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