Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry: Tracking M&A, VC and PE Investments Globally - Q1 2017 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry: Tracking M&A, VC and PE Investments Globally - Q1 2017" report to their offering.

The "Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry: Tracking M&A, VC and PE Investments Globally - Q1 2017", report provides detailed analysis of investment activities in financial services industry globally during the first 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.

Scope

- The insurance sector recorded the highest number of M&A deals, accounting for 43% of all M&A deals in Q1 2017. It was followed by banking with 27% of the total deals. Wealth management and payments accounted for 18% and 12% shares respectively.

- Venture financing deals in the financial services industry grew both in terms of value and volume in Q1 2017. While there was a 23.2% rise in the number of deals, in value terms the growth was 46.9% over Q4 2016. The payments sector accounted for 63% of all VF deals. The investments were primarily in companies active in emerging payments, online security, card issuance and processing.

- Overall PE deal activity in the financial services industry valued US$6.6 billion in Q1 2017, a 51% decline over Q4 2016. An uncertain business environment caused by potential regulatory and policy changes has impacted PE deals globally.

Key Topics Covered:

M&A Deals in the Global Financial Services Industry

Global M&A deal highlights, Q1 2017

Key takeaways

Examples highlighting investment avenues

Venture Capital Funding in the Global Financial Services Industry

Global venture capital funding highlights, Q1 2017

Key takeaways

Examples highlighting investment avenues

Private Equity Investments in the Global Financial Services Industry

Global private equity investment highlights, Q1 2017

Key takeaways

Examples highlighting investment avenues

Companies Mentioned

- Fortress Investment Group LLC

- Astoria Financial Corporation

- BNC Bancorp

- HSBC Finance Corporation

- Sabadell United Bank

- Ant Financial

- MoneyGram

- SoftBank Group Corp

- Atom Bank Plc

- Funding Circle Ltd

- Bluevine Capital Inc.

- Decisely Insurance Services Inc.

- Fengzhixing Automobile Financial Information Service

- BitPesa

- USI Insurance Services LLC

- Shawbrook Group Plc

- Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd

- CFC Underwriting Ltd

- Alarm Funding Associates LLC

- AnaCap

- Heidelpay

- KKR & Co LP

- Caisse de dépôt et placement du Quebec (CDPQ)

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Finance