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FIS Acquires WorldPay For $35 Billion

Global payment technology provider Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY) announced on Monday it has been acquired by FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm. FIS reportedly purchased the payment processor for $35 billion. Founded in 1993, WorldPay claims to be a “global leader” in payments… Read More

seriesOne Announces Acquisition of Dynamo Development to Accelerate Global Expansion Efforts & In-House Software Development

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seriesOne, a blockchain based fintech firm, announced on Wednesday its acquisition of Dynamo Development, a custom software development company with a mature engineering team based in the Ukraine. According to seriesOne, the acquisition enables it to expand and strengthen its in-house technology development capabilities, to accelerate… Read More

Mastercard Acquires Ethoca to Reduce Digital Commerce Fraud

Just days after announcing its acquisition of global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network, Transfast, credit card giant Mastercard announced on Tuesday it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ethoca, a global provider of technology solutions that help merchants and card issuers collaborate in real-time… Read More

PINTEC Acquires Australian Credit Risk Solution Provider InfraRisk

Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Monday it has acquired Australian credit risk solution provider, InfraRisk. PINTEC reported the acquisition represents a new milestone in its international expansion. “With InfraRisk as a wholly-owned unit, PINTEC will further enhance its capability to serve financial… Read More

WorldFirst Announces Acquisition of CurrencyVue

WorldFirst, a UK-based fintech firm that specializes in international payments, global bank account solutions, and foreign exchange, announced on Monday it has acquired Australian-based CurrencyVue. Launched in 2015, CurrencyVue reportedly has been at the forefront of innovation within foreign exchange risk management, developing a unique… Read More

Temenos Acquires Big Data & Analytics Solutions Provider hTRUNK

hTrunk, an India-based company that provides big data and analytics solutions to the banking industry, announced this week it has been acquired by banking software firm Temenos. Founded in 2015, hTRUNK stated its product enables smarter data application development on Apache Hadoop leveraging Apache Spark as… Read More

Coinbase Acquires Blockchain Intelligence Platform Neutrino

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase announced on Tuesday it has acquired blockchain intelligence platform, Neutrino. Founded in 2016, Neutrino stated it is focused on developing a comprehensive platform for analyzing, tracking, and investigating bitcoins’ blockchain and other virtual currencies.  “Using proprietary technologies, Neutrino develops solutions for monitoring, analyzing,… Read More

DollarsandSense Acquires Singapore Fintech Startup fundMyLife

Personal finance media platform DollarsandSense.sg has acquired the Singapore-based fintech startup, fundMyLife, Reuters has reported. Founded in 2017, fundMyLife describes itself as a platform that intelligently connects consumers with financial advisers based on the financial planning questions that they ask. “fundMyLife connects your financial planning questions to the… Read More

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Orbium

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Thursday it has completed its acquisition of Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry. As previously reported, Accenture revealed that the acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management… Read More

Canada’s Coinsquare Acquires Global Decentralized Crypto Platform StellarX

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Canadian cryptocurrency platform Coinsquare announced on Thursday it has acquired global decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, StellarX. The acquisition of StellarX reportedly comes on the heels of Coinsquare’s December 2018 acquisition of BlockEQ, which will be rebranded to become the anchor wallet for the StellarX platform. According to Coinsquare, StellarX… Read More

Ant Financial Acquires UK Payments Platform WorldFirst to Further Advance Global Expansion

Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), a China-based tech company and the operator of Alipay, has reportedly acquired UK payments firm, WorldFirst, to further advance its global expansion efforts. This news comes less than a couple of months after Ant Financial began acquisition talks. It was… Read More

Issuance Completes Acquisition of CrowdfundX

Issuance, Inc., a marketing platform for digital securities, announced on Thursday it has completed the acquisition of financial marketing firm CrowdfundX. The acquisition was announced at the beginning of November and the transaction closed successfully on February 1, 2019, following receipt of company approvals and execution… Read More

U.S. Fintech Kyriba Announces Acquisition of FiREapps

U.S. fintech startup Kyriba Corp. announced on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to acquire FiREapps, an enterprise currency management firm, to create a solution for managing a lifecycle of global foreign exchange (FX) risk. According to Kyriba, the agreement will combine two global leaders in cloud treasury and… Read More

Blockspring Team to Join Coinbase

Blockspring, a U.S.-based financial service startup, announced this week its team will be joining Coinbase. Speaking about joining Coinbase, CEO and Co-Founder, Paul Katsen, revealed in a blog post: “Back in summer 2014, Jason, Don, and I launched a tool for developers to easily build APIs without needing to… Read More

KeyBank to Acquire Online Lending Business Laurel Road

KeyBank National Association announced on Wednesday KeyBank and Laurel Road Bank have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition by Key of Laurel Road’s digital lending business. KeyBank reported that through the acquisition it will enhance its digital capabilities with customer-centric technology. According to… Read More

MUFG Union Bank Acquires Supply Chain Finance Platform Trade Payable Services from GE Capital

MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation (MUAH) and GE Capital announced on Wednesday that MUFG Union Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of MUAH, will be acquiring Trade Payable Services (TPS), a supply chain finance platform, from GE Capital. MUFG Union Bank will reportedly assume management control of the systems and processes… Read More

LendingTree Acquires Certain Assets of Dubond Infotech Services

Online lending exchange LendingTree(NASDAQ: TREE) announced on Wednesday it has acquired certain assets of Dubond Infotech Services, LLP through a subsidiary after exercising its previously disclosed purchase option acquired in connection with its MagnifyMoney acquisition in June 2017. According to LendingTree, the Dubond transaction was completed on December 31,… Read More

Accenture to Acquire Management Consultancy & Technology Service Provider Orbium

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Wednesday it has agreed to acquire Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, headquartered in Switzerland. According to Accenture, the acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management… Read More

UK Insurer Kingsbridge Acquires Insurtech Startup Dinghy

Dinghy, a UK-based insurtech platform specifically for freelancers, has been acquired from UK insurer Kingsbridge. This news comes just one year after Dinghy secured $1.2 million during its seed funding round led by Balderton Capital. As previously reported, Dinghy was founded in 2017 by co-founders Ben Wilks, Robert… Read More

Fintech Startup Plaid Announces Acquisition of Quovo

Plaid, a U.S.-based fintech startup, announced on Tuesday it has acquired data platform Quovo. According to Plaid, acquiring Quovo will make it easier for developers to build products that incorporate investment and brokerage data on its platform. It was revealed: “Financial applications have historically used Plaid… Read More

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