March 30, 2018

FinTech Daily News – Edition 181, 30.03.2018

Deals & Investments CME To Buy Britain’s NEX For $5.5 billion Noor Zainab Hussain & Sinead Cruise – Reuters  CME Lines Up £3.8bn Takeover Of Michael Spencer’s Nex Philip Stafford – Financial Times (subscription)  CME has agreed to pay £10 a share to buy Michael Spencer’s Nex Group, with the […]
March 29, 2018

FinTech Daily News – Edition 180, 29.03.2018

Deals & Investments CME Group Is in Advanced Talks to Acquire NEX For $5.4 Billion Dinesh Nair, Manuel Baigorri & Will Hadfield – Bloomberg (subscription) CME Poised To Seal Deal For Michael Spencer’s Nex Group Lucy Burton – The Telegraph CME Group In Advanced Talks To Buy Britain’s NEX For […]
March 28, 2018

FinTech Daily News – Edition 179, 28.03.2018

Deals & Investments Lightspeed Just Filed For $1.8 Billion In New Funding, As The Race Continues Connie Loizos – Techcrunch According to a fresh SEC filing, Lightspeed Venture Partners,is raising a record $1.8 billion in new capital commitments from its investors, just two years after raising what was then a […]
March 27, 2018

FinTech Daily News – Edition 178, 27.03.2018

Deals & Investments General Catalyst Just Closed Its Biggest Fund Ever, As Firms Race To Get Bigger, Fast Connie Loizos – TechCrunch The SEC processed paperwork showing that 18-year-old General Catalyst has closed a $1.375 billion fund, a vehicle that seemingly combines both the firm’s early- and growth-stage investments. That’s […]