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Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry - Q1 2018: Tracking M&A, venture capital, and private equity investments globally

Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry - Q1 2018: Tracking M&A, venture capital, and private equity investments globally

Summary

GlobalData’s Smart Money Investing in the Financial Services Industry - Q1 2018, report provides detailed analysis of investment activities in financial services industry globally during the first quarter of 2018.

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 Q1 2018, 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 number of M&A deals announced in the financial services industry in Q1 2018 rose by 19.0% from 462 in Q4 2017 to 550 in Q1 2018, although there was a marginal decline of -0.2% in deal value. The industry registered several high-value deals, with a total of 10 deals valued over $1bn during Q1 2018
  • Venture finance deal activity registered a slight decline in terms of deal count, accounting for 210 deals in Q1 2018, down from 227 in Q4 2017. However, in terms of deal value, venture finance deals registered a staggering 85% rise in deal value in Q1 2018, primarily due to an increase in the number of large-value deals.
  • Private equity deal count rose by 15% in Q1 2018 in comparison to Q4 2017. The total number of deals was 69, while deal value registered a decline of 14% during the same period.
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.


M&A Deals in the Global Financial Services Industry
Global M&A deal highlights, Q1 2018
Key takeaways
Examples highlighting investment avenues
Venture Capital Funding in the Global Financial Services Industry
Global venture capital funding highlights, Q1 2018
Key takeaways
Examples highlighting investment avenues
Private Equity Investments in the Global Financial Services Industry
Global private equity investment highlights, Q1 2018
Key takeaways
Examples highlighting investment avenues

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