Live Event: M&A, IPOs and Competition in the Maturing Fintech Industry

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DESCRIPTION

The FinTech industry has rapidly matured in recent years. Once a collection of aspirational early stage founders catering to tech early adopters, FinTech companies are increasingly offering highly respected, professional grade solutions to mainstream consumers and businesses.

Challenger banks, online lenders, payments companies and API connectivity layers once competed for fringe customers in a handful of urban centers. Now, they’re pursuing global rollouts, pushing $10 billion valuations and piquing the interest of incumbent acquirers from FIS to Fiserv to Visa.

How far will private funding take FinTech? Will a wave of IPOs follow? Will M&A entice leading startups before their valuations make takeovers uneconomical? What will happen when local FinTech successes clash at the global level?

Join us as we discuss the answers to these questions and more!

MODERATOR

Will Beeson, Host, Rebank Podcast

SPEAKERS

  • Tim Levene, CEO, Augmentum Fintech
  • Ian Sutherland, CFO, Tide
  • Pawel Szaja, Capital Markets Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Noel Monro, Director, Rothschild & C

DATE

11 February 2020

TIME

6:00–8:00 pm

LOCATION

Shearman & Sterling
9 Appold Street
London EC2A 2AP

AGENDA

6:00 pm: Registration and Networking
6:30 pm: Opening Remarks by Barney Reynolds, Global Head of Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Practice at Shearman & Sterling
6:35 pm: Panel Discussion
7:25 pm: Networking
8:00 pm: Event Ends

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