Vista to buy DH Corp and merge it with Misys

Canadian financial software-provider DH Corp (D+H) is being taken private through an acquisition by private equity group Vista Equity Partners.

X Financial launches $104.5m IPO on New York Stock Exchange

China-based personal finance business X Financial has launched its IPO for a total offering size of around $104.5m.

YieldStreet enters retirement space following WealthFlex acquisition

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

Mode is looking to file an IPO worth £7.5m

UK FinTech Mode is said to be planning to float on the London Stock Exchange, raising £7.5m in the process.

Moody’s Corporation acquires Reis in $278m deal

Moody’s Corporation has acquired Reis, a commercial real estate (CRE) data platform, in an all-cash transaction worth around $278m.

Mastercard agrees $300m cornerstone backing for IPO of PE-backed Network International

Mastercard has agreed to make a $300m cornerstone investment in the planned London IPO of private equity-backed payments processing business Network International.

Starling Bank could float on the stock market by 2022

Challenger bank Starling Bank could go public as early as in three years’ time, according to a new interview with the founder.

Foreside Financial Group acquires NCS Regulatory Compliance

Foreside Financial Group, a provider of distribution and compliance services, has acquired NCS Regulatory Compliance.

CashFlow scoops up payments firm iCheque

Cambridge-based CashFlow is acquiring fellow Silicon Fen payments solution iCheque Network. The terms of the deal are undisclosed.

Rakuten acquires Bitcoin exchange Everybody’s Bitcoin in $2.4m deal

Japan-based e-commerce company Rakuten has acquired Bitcoin exchange Everybody’s Bitcoin in a $2.4m deal.

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POS lending solution Affirm closes $500m Series G

Affirm, a buy now and pay later solution, has closed its Series G round on $500m.
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Solving the challenge of creating a customer-centric business model – Kidbrooke demo

A recent survey from PWC found that 61% of bankers believe customer-centric business models are very important, and yet only 17% of them are “very prepared” for it. Kidbrooke has released a new demo highlighting the problem in the market.

Over 60% of InsurTechs and insurers are keen to work with BigTech companies

Over 60% of InsurTechs and insurers are looking to collaborate with BigTechs, as they look to keep up with changing customer demands, a new report claims.

Good services is more important to policyholders than pricing

New research claims the key to driving long-term relationships in home insurance is less about pricing and more about great services and reputation.

TCARE closes $3m in round led by SixThirty Ventures

TCARE, which claims to be the only evidence-based, CMS 1115 approved and accredited family caregiver support platform, has netted $3m in funding.

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