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July 21, 2021

The Changing FinTech Landscape: A Snapshot of M&A Themes and Trends

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THE CHANGING FINTECH LANDSCAPE: A SNAPSHOT OF M&A THEMES AND TRENDS

Shearman & Sterling teamed up with FinTech advisor and incubator Rise, created by Barclays, and premier market data and research provider S&P Global Market Intelligence, to produce a mid-year report on M&A activity in the U.S. FinTech sector. The report brings together perspectives and advice regarding the key trends, market forces and deal players that are shaping the consolidation of the U.S. FinTech industry.

 

Key highlights from the newly released report include:

  • A review of the top 10 legal and regulatory challenges for FinTech M&A transactions
  • Highlights and trends from key vertical categories including payments, digital lending, consumer trading, insurance and digital-only banks
  • A closer look at the deal players who are driving M&A in the FinTech space
  • A spotlight on the role of SPACs in the current wave of consolidation and acquisitions
  • Data and analysis showing sustained growth and momentum in FinTech M&A, driven by changing consumer preferences that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic

Read The Changing FinTech Landscape: A Snapshot of M&A Themes and Trends.

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Authors and Contributors

Donna Parisi

Partner

Derivatives & Structured Products

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+1 212 848 7367

New York

Barnabas Reynolds

Partner

Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory

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+44 20 7655 5528

London

Scott Petepiece

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

+1 212 848 8576

+1 212 848 8576

New York

Mark Chorazak

Partner

Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory

+1 212 848 7100

+1 212 848 7100

New York

Roger Morscheiser

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

+1 212 848 7422

+1 212 848 7422

New York

Ryan Shores

Partner

Antitrust

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+1 202 508 8058

Washington DC

Alan Bickerstaff

Partner

Emerging Growth

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+1 512 647 1903

Austin

Emma Maconick

Partner

Intellectual Property Transactions

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+1 650 838 3704

Menlo Park

Cassandra Cuellar

Counsel

Emerging Growth

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+1 512 647 1930

Austin

Gillian Emmett Moldowan

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

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+1 212 848 5356

New York

Michael D. Saarinen

Partner

Investment Funds

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+1 212 848 4573

New York

Cody L. Wright

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

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+1 212 848 4152

New York

Reena Agrawal Sahni

Partner

Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory

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+1 212 848 7324

New York

Jennifer D. Morton

Partner

Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory

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+1 212 848 5187

New York