Japanese start-ups fire up in force

The land of the rising sun is seeing a rising number of start-ups power up as they hunt for fintech glory. According to Nikkei Asian Review, 46 tech companies have gone public in Japan so far in 2017, with the full-year total seen reaching 80 to 90. The highest tally in the last decade was […]

Misys mulls another IPO

Misys is planning another initial public offering (IPO), following last year’s cancellation, according to the Daily Telegraph. As Banking Technology reported in October, Misys had planned a £5.5 billion float but this didn’t go smoothly as planned with its value cut by 20%. At the time it said it “decided not to proceed… at the […]

Misys scraps IPO

Misys’ initial public offering (IPO) has been scrapped. It had planned a £5.5 billion float but says in a statement that it “decided not to proceed… at the current time due to market conditions”.