Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry: Tracking M&A, venture capital, and private equity investments globally – Q2 2017

2017-08-16
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Published : Aug-2017
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Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry: Tracking M&A, venture capital, and private equity investments globally – Q2 2017

Summary

GlobalData’s “Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry – Q2 2017” report provides detailed analysis of investment activities in financial services industry globally during the second 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 Q2 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.

Scope

– The financial services industry continues to consolidate, with 469 merger and acquisition (M&A) deals announced in Q2 2017 – increasing from 404 in Q1 2017. The insurance segment recorded the highest number of M&A deals, accounting for 37% of M&A deals in Q2 2017. It was followed by banking with 27%, while wealth management and payments accounted for 25% and 11% respectively.
– The venture financing deal count declined by 23% in Q2 2017; however, the deal value increased by 7% due to a rise in high-value deals. The investments were primarily in companies active in mobile payments and digital currencies, payment processing, online lending, and online insurance.
– Deal activity declined slightly across the financial services industry in Q2 2017, both in terms of deal value and deal count. Overall, 31 deals were registered this quarter compared to 35 in Q1 2017.

Reasons to buy

– 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.

Filed in: Banking & Finance
Publisher : GlobalData
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