Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry: Tracking M&A, venture capital, and private equity investments globally – Q3 2017

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GlobalData’s "Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry – Q3 2017", report provides detailed analysis of investment activities in financial services industry globally during the third quarter of 2017.

The report provides comprehensive coverage of investment activities including mergers, acquisitions, asset transactions, venture financing and private equity, both in terms of deal value and volume. It also provides a global snapshot of investment trends in sectors including banking, payments, insurance and wealth management, and information on best practices followed by market participants in the form of case studies.

The report brings together GlobalData’s research and analysis expertise to allow stakeholders to identify investment dynamics in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and other regions.

The report provides insights into investment activities in the financial services industry around the world in Q3 2017, including –
– A global snapshot of investment trends in the global financial services industry.
– Comprehensive coverage of deal types including mergers, acquisitions, asset transactions, venture financing and private equity.
– Detailed insights into deal activities in sectors including banking, payments, insurance and wealth management.
– Information on the regional dynamics of investments in the financial services industry.


– The financial services industry registered a 10% drop in merger and acquisition (M&A) deals announced in Q3 2017, with deal count declining from 469 in Q2 2017 to 421 in Q3 2017.

– There was a decline in deal count across the financial services industry, the insurance segment registered 6% growth in Q3 2017. This was driven by increasing M&A activities in the brokerage and distribution networks.

– The growth potential in new business models such as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and online-only banks are now attracting investment in the banking segment.

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– Gain insights into emerging areas of investment in the financial services industry.

– Identify products and services that are likely to make an impact on the market.

– Gain information about key investors operating in the financial services industry.

– Understand the best practices followed by market participants in the form of case studies.

Vantiv Inc.
Worldpay Group PLC
Ingenico Group SA
Bambora AB
Yunfeng Financial Group Limited
MassMutual Asia Ltd
Kingdom Holding Company
Banque Saudi Fransi
China Development Financial Holding Corporation
China Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
Fairstone Group
UskVale Financial Planning
Arrowgrass Capital Partners
Lendico Global Services
Kakao Bank of Korea
Korea Investment Holdings
China UnionPay
TNG FinTech Group Inc
NewMargin Ventures
Infinity-KBR Group
Nogle Limited
Zhang Peifeng
Beijing IQB Financial Information Service Co.Ltd
Betterment LLC
Bessemer Venture Partners
Francisco Partners Management LLC
Investment AB Kinnevik
Menlo Ventures
Five-Star Business Credits Ltd
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia Inc.
Matrix Partners India
Norwest Venture Partners
Sequoia Capital India
Prosper Funding LLC
Sunday Finance Holdings Limited
LPG Capital
Capital Float
Zen Lefin Pvt Ltd
RBL Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Oak Hill Capital Partners LLC
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
Cerberus Capital Management LP
Commerzbank AG
Genstar Capital Management LLC
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc
Pepper Group Limited
Pivotal Payments Inc
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec
Novacap Investments Inc.
Arden Holdings

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

M&A Deals in the Global Financial Services Industry

Global M&A deal highlights, Q3 2017

Key takeaways

Examples highlighting investment avenues

Venture Capital Funding in the Global Financial Services Industry

Global venture capital funding highlights, Q3 2017

Key takeaways

Examples highlighting investment avenues

Private Equity Investments in the Global Financial Services Industry

Global private equity investment highlights, Q3 2017

Key takeaways

Examples highlighting investment avenues


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