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Top fintech stories this week – 11 August 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Vantiv and Worldpay agree on $10.4bn merger

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Vantiv and Worldpay each reported double-digit profit growth and announced that their respective boards have agreed to an £8 billion ($10.4 billion) merger. The combined company, which will be called Worldpay, will be valued at approximately £22.2 billion ($28.8 billion).

Top fintech stories this week – 7 July 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Vantiv and Worldpay agree on key points of potential merger

Vantiv and Worldpay to merge

Vantiv, a US-based payment processing and technology provider, and Worldpay, its counterpart in the UK, have reached “an agreement in principle on the key terms of a potential merger”.

Automation in US banking – part 2

Two US credit unions outsource core processing to Symitar

Art Gillis, a seasoned banking technology consultant (working in the computer industry since 1958 – and listed as a top 25 tech consultant by the American Banker) and author, presents his latest “Automation in Banking” report (#31!), which looks at the US core banking and ancillary software market.

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