YieldStreet enters retirement space following WealthFlex acquisition

Wealth management platform YieldStreet has entered the individual retirement account (IRA) space following the acquisition of WealthFlex.

FinTech CURO has closed a $100m credit faculty post-IPO to help it through the...

North American credit provider CURO has raised $100m in senior secured revolving credit faculty from Atalaya Capital Management, a private credit and special opportunities alternative investment manager.

Yandex agreed to buy challenger bank Tinkoff in $5.48bn deal

Having responded to media speculation about an upcoming deal, Tinkoff has revealed that it has inked an agreement with Russian tech giant Yandex to allow the later to buy the neobank in a $5.48bn deal.

Ant Financial ups its biometrics game with $70m EyeVerify buy

Alibaba’s FinTech subsidiary Ant Financial is boosting its biometric capabilities through the acquisition of Kansas City-based EyeVerify.

Euronet makes $1bn bid to take MoneyGram from Ant Financial

A bidding war seems on the cards over remittances service MoneyGram as Kansas-based electronic payments firm Euronet Worldwide attempts to swoop in on Ant Financial’s $880m acquisition.

Wealth management solution Envestnet acquires FolioDynamix from Actua

Envestnet, a wealth management and financial wellness solution, has acquired FolioDynamix from Actua Corp.

Sea completes $575m convertible senior notes sale

Asia-based digital services provider Sea has completed its convertible senior notes offering on $575m.

Intapp acquires deal management platform DealCloud

Intapp has acquired DealCloud, a CRM and deal management provider for investment banking and private equity firms.

Morgan Stanley acquires Solium Capital in $900m deal

Solium Capital, a startup offering global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, has been acquired by Morgan Stanley in a deal worth around $900m.

Finastra owners reportedly looking to sell a stake in the business

Vista Equity Partners is reportedly looking to sell a minority stake in Finastra, a financial software developer.

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IDnow could have achieved “game-changing” first with new AI identity verification product

RegTech IDnow has unveiled its new identity verification product AutoIdent Substantial.

Global cyber insurance market’s revenue expected to reach $70.67bn in 2030

The global cyber insurance market's revenue is expected to grow at a massive 26.3% compound annual growth rate in the next ten years to reach $70.67bn in 2030.

Executives plan to increase cybersecurity budgets

New PwC research reveals executives plan to invest more in cybersecurity as the fallout of the pandemic makes hack attacks more likely.

Web application hack attacks jumped by 800% in the first six months of 2020

New research reveals that web application attacks increased by 800% between January and June in 2020, compared to the same period in 2019.

Revolut is expanding Revolut Junior so more adults can control children’s finances

Revolut has added the option for a second parent to supervise children's Revolut Junior accounts.

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