Fintech & subsectors
Hampleton‘s Fintech practice is spearheaded by Miro Parizek, Jonathan Simnett and Dr. Jan Eiben, 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.
Hampleton Partners has advised Banking Software Company s.r.o., a 300-person strong leading provider of digital banking solutions, on its transaction with PortfoLion Zrt., a leading investor with a track record of successfully investing in Central and Eastern Europe and W.UP with its AI-based digital personalisation platform which complements BSC's portfolio perfectly.
The sale of Banking Software Company to Portfolion
Hampleton advised Banking Software Company s.r.o., a 300-person strong leading provider of digital banking solutions, on its transaction with PortfoLion Zrt., a leading investor with a track record of successfully investing in Central and Eastern Europe and W.UP with its AI-based digital personalisation platform which complements BSC's portfolio perfectly.
Banking Software Company and its flagship product Digital Banking OS help retail, corporate & investment and wealth management banks to transition from product-centric to customer-centric organizations by allowing them to orchestrate digital cross-channel customer journeys.
The transaction is instrumental in the creation of a new Central European digital banking powerhouse with PortfoLion as financial sponsor, combining the Banking Software Company, operating in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Russia, together with W.UP operating in Hungary and the United Kingdom. The management and shareholders of the Banking Software Company and W.UP all are staying in the combined business.
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.
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 Report 2H2022
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.
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