Tagged: acquisition

Coinbase Set to Acquire Institutional Crypto Brokerage Tagomi

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Wednesday it is set to acquire Tagomi, a U.S.-based institutional crypto brokerage platform. Coinbase revealed that the acquisition will cap off a period of strong institutional focus for its platform. “We’re at an inflection point in the industry, with some of… Read More

Digital Currency Trading & Lending Platform Genesis Acquires Institutional Custodian Vo1t

Genesis, a digital currency trading and lending platform, recently announced it has acquired Vo1t, an insured digital institutional custody service. Genesis reported that the acquisition will supplement its current services, which include global over-the-counter trading and institutional lending. The acquisition will also enable Genesis to… Read More

ConsenSys Announces Acquisition of Blockchain Technology Company Fluidity

ConsenSys recently announced it has acquired U.S.-based blockchain technology company Fluidity. According to ConsenSys,  Fluidity is the primary developer of AirSwap and has produced several industry firsts in real-estate tokenization, tokenized securities trading, systems to pledge real collateral to decentralized credit platforms, and has hosted the Fluidity Summit. ConsenSys explained as part… Read More

UK’s Financial Administrative Assistant Provider Anna Acquires $21 Million Investment After Selling Majority Stake to ABHH Banking Group

  UK-based Anna, a mobile business current account and financial administrative assistant services provider for SMEs and gig economy workers, is reportedly looking to expand its operations into Europe. Anna’s management has sold a majority stake in the company to ABHH, an established multinational banking… Read More

iCapital Network Announces Acquisition of Artivest

iCapital Network, a fintech providing access to alternative investments, announced on Wednesday it is acquiring Artivest, a tech company that focuses on accessing and investing in alternatives. iCapital reported through the acquisition, it will purchase the majority of Artivest’s assets, including all technology and its… Read More

Crypto Asset Firm CoinShares Takes Final Steps to Acquire GABI Trading and Launch Trading Services Under CoinShares Capital Markets

The CoinShares Group, a financial service provider focused on the crypto asset sector, revealed on May 7, 2020, that it has taken the final step in the acquisition of GABI Trading. GABI Trading will be rebranded and launched with a new set of trading tools… Read More

Franklin Templeton Announces Acquisition of Digital Wealth Platform AdvisorEngine

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, announced on Wednesday it has acquired AdvisorEngine, a U.S.-based digital wealth platform. According to Franklin Resources, AdvisorEngine is a provider of technology and consulting services to more than 1,200 financial advisory firms… Read More

IHS Market Acquires Singapore-based Regulatory Trade Reporting Firm, Catena Technologies

London-based IHS Markit, a global information provider established in 2016 with the merger of IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd., has acquired Catena Technologies, a Singapore-based regulatory trade reporting company. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been shared publicly. Founded in 2002, Catena served as… Read More

Fintech Firm GoBear Acquires AsiaKredit, a Singapore-based Online Lending Platform

Fintech firm GoBear, which offers a financial products comparison website, confirmed on May 4, 2020, that it has acquired AsiaKredit, a Singapore-based digital lender. The amount paid for the acquisition has not been shared publicly. GoBear’s acquisition has come after the Fintech company secured $80… Read More

Chinese Tech Giant Tencent Acquires $250 Million Stake in Melbourne’s “Buy Now Pay Later” Firm, Afterpay

Tencent Holdings Ltd., a Chinese multinational conglomerate holding company whose subsidiaries offer various Internet-related products and services, has acquired a 5% stake, valued at about A$390 million (appr. $250.38 million), in Melbourne-based “buy-now-pay-later” firm, Afterpay. Tencent’s management confirmed that they built up their stake during… Read More

Global Fintech Rapyd Announces Acquisition of Payment Card Service Provider Korta

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Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Monday it is set to acquire Korta, an Iceland-based payment card service provider. Rapyd reported the acquisition provides Rapyd with online acquiring and point-of-sale (POS) capabilities as the company grows its worldwide footprint.  While… Read More

HIVE Blockchain Acquires 30 MW Cryptocurrency Operation in Canada For C$4 Million

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (TSX.V:HIVE) (OTCQX:HVBTF) recently announced it acquired 30 Megawatts (MW) Cryptocurrency, which is located in Canada, for C$4 million. 30 MW was purchased from Cryptologic. HIVE reportedly issued 15,000,000 common shares to Cryptologic, which are notably subject to a four-month lock-up agreement,… Read More

ShapeShift Announces Acquisition of Portis

ShapeShift AG, an instant exchange for Bitcoin digital currency and other blockchain assets, announced this week it has acquired Israel-based non-custodial software wallet, Portis. ShapeShift reported it integrated with Portis’ wallet SDK into the new ShapeShift platform this past November. ShapeShift revealed that prior to… Read More

US-based Fintech Blackhawk Network Acquires SVM, a Global Provider of Gift Cards for Oil Companies, Restaurants, Hotels

US-based Fintech firm Blackhawk Network, a global branded payments solution provider, has acquired all SVM divisions, which include SVM Cards, SVM Payments and SVM Global. Established in 1997, SVM is a multinational provider of various gift card packages for businesses. The firm’s clients reportedly include… Read More

SoFi Acquires Galileo Financial Technologies for $1.2 Billion

One of the largest Fintechs in the US, SoFi, has acquired Galileo Financial Technologies for $1.2 billion in both cash and stock, according to a company release. Galileo is a provider of a digital payments platform that is described as being “critical to checking and… Read More

Accenture Announces Acquisition of B2B Marketing Service Agency Yesler

Accenture (NYSE) announced on Thursday it has acquired Yesler, a B2B marketing service agency. This latest acquisition comes less than a month after Accenture acquired ESR Labs, a Munich-based company that develops embedded software for German car brands and suppliers, and Mudano, which is a… Read More

U.S. Fintech HouseCanary Announces Acquisition of Real Estate Technology Startup Dropmodel

HouseCanary, a U.S.-based fintech firm focused on providing a real estate analytics solution, announced on Thursday it has acquired real estate technology startup, Dropmodel. HouseCanary reported that this is the first acquisition since its secured $65 million through its Series C growth funding round. Founded… Read More

Global Identity Verification Solutions Provider Acuant Announces Acquisition of IdentityMind

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Acuant, an identity verification solutions provider, announced on Tuesday it has finalized the acquisition of its former strategic partner, IdentityMind, a SaaS RegTech platform that builds, maintains and analyzes digital identities worldwide. As previously reported, IdentityMind helps users win the fight against fraud, money laundering,… Read More

China Rapid Finance Submits Letter of Intent With SOS Health Rescue Services to Acquire Control of XRF

China Rapid Finance Limited (NYSE: XRF), one of China’s largest consumer lending marketplaces, announced earlier this week that it has reached a non-binding letter of intent on investment and cooperation with SOS Health Rescue Services Ltd. According to China Rapid Finance, the duo may enter into… Read More

Fintech Xalles Holdings, which Uses Blockchain for Financial Reconciliation, to Acquire Tech Firm, MinervaWorks

Xalles, a Fintech holding firm that uses blockchain technology for payment auditing and financial reconciliation, has revealed that it has entered a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of MinervaWorks, an Atlanta-based tech company. The transaction will be finalized on March 31, 2020. Following the… Read More

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