Fintech Report 1H2020
The fintech industry continues to grow and break records. Changes are being accelerated by the shift away from cash, the boom in electronic payment transactions, and the application of innovations in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
2019 was characterised by record levels of fintech M&A activity, abundant fundraising value, and the achievement of exceptional multiples. Fintech M&A globally is expected to remain a hot sector heading into 2020, particularly given the large M&A deals that have taken place so far this year.
The report focuses on Fintech subsectors such as Enterprise Financial Software, Fintech IT & Transaction Processing Services, and Consumer Financial Solutions. It also includes:
- Trends and analysis of deal activity
- Deal geography
- Top acquirers
- Valuation metrics
Transaction volume & valuation multiples in Fintech, 2015-19
Our fintech report covers the two-and-a-half-year period between July 2017 and January 2020. All totals and median values refer to the entire period unless otherwise stated. Median multiples plotted in the graphs refer to the 30-month period prior to and including the half year.