Trends in Fintech Mergers Look to Continue

2019 has become a big year for fintech mergers and that trends look to continue for some time; payments in particular has seen some significant mergers over the past year with Fiserv/First Data and more recently FIS/WorldPay; “The use of M&A to accelerate product, service and market expansion is a trend that I think we’ll continue to see, rather than companies building everything themselves,” said Jeff Silberman, counsel at Reed Smith, to American Banker; bank investment into fintechs is still going strong as they see fintech firms as a way to help them become more digital and quickly launch new offerings; mergers are helping firms to offer stronger products and better experiences as the race to serve customers best continues on. Source.

Todd is the Chief Product Officer of LendIt Fintech.

He is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists.

He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences.

He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.

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