Report: Fintech
Current Trends and Figures

Fintech Report 2H2019

The fintech industry has already broken the records set in 2018, with 1H 2019 witnessing the three largest fintech M&A transactions on record. These mammoth transactions are the sign of a revitalised M&A market following a slump in 2H 2018. They are also testament to the readiness of large players - especially in North America - to adopt large-scale fintech solutions, particularly in transaction processing and enterprise financial software. On the fundraising front, Q2 of 2019 funding rounds generated the most value to date - a sign that, in addition to them multiplying in number, fintech fundraises are becoming ever larger. 

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

Top Buyers


Fintech M&A Transactions


Our fintech report covers the two-and-a-half-year period between January 2017 and June 2019. 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.


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