Fintech & subsectors
Hampleton‘s Fintech practice is spearheaded by Jonathan Simnett, Dr. Jan Eiben and Mike Woods, with decades of digital payments and enterprise software experience in financial services industry.
Hampleton’s team members have significant strategic and operational experience gained while working amongst other at board level internationally across banking, insurance, retail and government, and have led transactions in e-invoicing, EDI, product & casualty, life insurance, governance / regulatory, risk management, compliance and back office management systems for banks, insurers, gaming companies, online and brick & mortar retailers, as well as government.
We have worked for and closed transactions with companies such as BancTec, BBVA, Descartes, FICO, GLI, Visa, Zurich Insurance and others.
Headquarters of fintech targets (1H2019)
Featured fintech transaction M&A
The sale of Profit Software to Via Ventures
Hampleton Partners acted as exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of Profit Software on the sale of the company to Via Ventures Partners. Profit Software delivers enterprise software solutions that allow insurers to manage all their services, business lines and processes. Via Venture Partners is a leading Nordic private equity firm mainly focused on small and midcap companies. This deal enabled Via Venture Partners strengthened its IT sector portfolio.
Featured fintech transaction M&A
The sale of Tonbeller to FICO
Hampleton Partners advised Germany-based, Tonbeller, a provider of financial crime and compliance solutions on its acquisition by FICO, a predictive analytics and decision management software company. With this acquisition, FICO moved rapidly into the rapidly growing market for financial crime and compliance (FCC) solutions, promising to bring the benefits of advanced analytics and a risk-based approach to a field dominated by older, relatively inflexible, rule-based systems.
Miro Parizek established Hampleton in 2013 with a group of fellow deal makers and technology industry entrepreneurs, uniting hands-on industry expertise and seasoned transaction experience together for the optimal M&A advisory. Miro has been providing M&A advisory services to the technology industry since the pre-dot.com era and has managed scores of transactions supporting privately-held sellers and publicly-traded companies, ranging from 20 to over 2,000 employees.Miro has 30 years of experience in the software and IT industry.
Jonathan has been involved in the enterprise technology business for over three decades, managing and turning around existing business and helping management and their investors in fast-growth technology segments to grow, manage change, enter markets, transfer technologies, acquire, merge and sell. He’s worked with large and public infrastructure and system integration companies including: AT&T, Avaya, BroadSoft, BT, C&W, Cisco, HP, Global Switch, GMC, Huawei, Informix, Infosys, Intel, Myriad Group, Novell, IBM, IGT, Nortel, OpenReach, Pace, TCS, and Sybase.
Fintech M&A 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.
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