Mergers & Acquisitions/M&A


Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 30 November 2017

Coming straight after yesterday’s (29 November) fun and games, here’s another quick summary of the blockchain and Bitcoin action. Features the European Central Bank, Tieto, Coinsilium Group and StartupToken. Well, Bitcoin went past $11,000. And then dropped. As you read this it will have changed again. So, opinions are aplenty. And… banks should speed up […]

Wealthtech: a market poised for extended growth

Rapid changes are occurring in the wealth management space and the level of disruption in how advice and capital are managed is only beginning. Wealth management is a monumental industry. The players in the space run the gamut from gigantic hedge funds to individuals who manage their own investments. This changing wealth management landscape is driving a significant uptick in transactions.

HPE adding AI to data centres with Nimble acquisition

Earlier this year, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) went on an acquisition spree meant to help the company improve its standing in the data centre market with products to address a range of issues customers faced as they moved to the cloud, reports Enterprise Cloud News (Banking Technology’s sister publication). Now, one of those deals is […]

Wanted: US-based bank for crypto-friendly fun

It wasn’t spotted on Craigslist but here’s an unusual request. If you are the owner of a small or medium-sized bank in the US and are ready to sell it completely (or partially) – you have a buyer! Vladislav (aka Slava) Solodkiy, managing partner at venture capital (VC) firm Life.Sreda, is being refreshingly direct and […]

Alogent adds Jwaala to digital banking tech portfolio

US firm Alogent has acquired a Texas-based digital banking tech vendor, Jwaala, for an undisclosed amount. Alogent, which is based in the US state of Georgia, says it will continue to support Jwaala’s collection of solutions, which will be marketed under the new name, Alogent Digital. Dede Wakefield, Alogent CEO, describes the acquisition as “the […]

Actiance acquired by K1 Capital Management

Communications compliance and analytics company Actiance has made its exit this week. The California-based company has been acquired by K1 Investment Management, an investment firm focused on acquisition-based growth opportunities, reports Julie Muhn at Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). K1 will join Actiance with its rival, Smarsh, which specialises on archiving compliance. The combined company will reach […]

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