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FT Partners Quarterly FinTech Insights and Annual Almanac

FT Partners is the only data source for comprehensive, global FinTech deal activity covering M&A, Financing and IPO statistics and trends

FT Partners’ FinTech Insights Reports are published on a quarterly basis, along with a comprehensive year-end Almanac. All information included in the reports is sourced from FT Partners’ Proprietary Transaction Database, which is compiled by the FT Partners Research Team through primary research and data analysis. The reports feature M&A, financing and IPO statistics and trends as well as breakdowns by FinTech vertical, geography, investor-type and much more.

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Q3 2023 FinTech Insights

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Report Features:

  • Q3 2023 and historical FinTech financing and M&A volume and deal count statistics
  • Largest FinTech financings and M&A transactions in Q3 2023
  • Most active FinTech investors including strategic investor participation
  • Breakdowns by geography and deal type
  • FinTech sector and sub-sector highlights

Key Highlights:

  • Early-stage rounds continue to drive financing activity in the sector – 65% of all funding rounds in the first three quarters of 2023 were under $10 million. For comparison, the level in 2022 was 53% and in 2021, it was 46%.
  • InsurTech activity surged in Q3 2023, with total volume increasing 131% over Q2 2023 reaching $2.7 billion, the highest level of all the FinTech sectors.
  • Four companies were newly minted as unicorns in Q3 2023: Egyptian digital banking provider, MNT Halan, Chinese microfinance platform, Micro Connect, digital assets infrastructure provider, BitGo, and digital home insurance carrier, Kin.
  • FinTech M&A volume rose to the largest quarterly level since over a year ago in Q2 2022. At $33 billion, Q3 2023 volume increased 33% over Q2 2023 ($25 billion).
  • Large M&A deals made a resurgence during the quarter. In terms of $500 million+ deals, Q1 2023 recorded just five, ten were announced in Q2, and Q3 jumped up to thirteen deals of this size.