RegTech

Astorg and Bridgepoint acquire Fenergo

Astorg and Bridgepoint acquire Fenergo

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Private equity firms Astorg and Bridgepoint and Fenergo’s management team are acquiring the Ireland-based fintech company, a provider of know-your-customer and client lifecycle management...
Singapore’s regtech grant a 'boost for crypto and digital payment service providers'

Singapore’s regtech grant a ‘boost for crypto and digital payment service providers’

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on 30 April that it will provide S$42 million (US$31.5 million) through a new regtech grant and...
J.P. Morgan expands use of the Acin operational risk management and benchmarking platform

J.P. Morgan expands use of the Acin platform

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J.P. Morgan is expanding its use of the Acin platform to cover its global markets business. Acin, the software-as-a-service regtech company that has created a...
ALT:AVE appoints new chairman

ALT/AVE appoints new chairman

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Phil Shelley, a former Goldman Sachs banker and founder of Arlington Capital Markets, has been appointed to the role of chairman at ALT/AVE, a...
Japan's AVANT Corporation takes minority stake in UK financial analytics firm

AVANT Corporation takes minority stake in UK financial analytics firm

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Japan-based AVANT Corporation, the owner of a group of technology companies focused on accounting, planning and management, is the new minority owner of Metapraxis. As...
Acin aims to take advantage of its momentum

Acin aims to take advantage of its momentum

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Last year was an important one for UK-based risktech company Acin, a data and knowledge-sharing network focused on quantifying, standardising and digitising operational risk,...
IHS Markit acquires regtech provider Cappitech

IHS Markit acquires regtech provider Cappitech

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Financial data and intelligence company IHS Markit is expanding its suite of global, multi-asset class transaction regulatory reporting offerings to financial services providers with...
Danske Bank looks to Windward for help with maritime financial crime compliance

Danske Bank looks to Windward for help with maritime financial crime compliance

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Danske Bank is partnering with UK-based data analytics company Windward to digitise and automate aspects of its crime compliance controls in maritime financial trade. The...
Nordic Capital acquires BearingPoint RegTech

Nordic Capital acquires BearingPoint RegTech

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Private equity firm Nordic Capital plans to support RegTech’s next phase of innovation and sustainable growth after acquiring the regulatory reporting business from BearingPoint. The...
Acin raises $12 million as investors back its solution for 'under-served' operational risk

Acin raises $12 million as investors back its solution for ‘under-served’ operational risk

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UK-based regtech company Acin has raised $12 million in series A funding to spearhead efforts to create a complete front-to-back-office solution to assess and...
Virtual identity verification startup Onfido raises $100 million

Virtual identity verification startup Onfido raises $100 million

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Virtual identity verification startup Onfido has raised $100 million (£80.3 million) in funding. Private equity firm TPG Growth led the funding round, which takes London-...
Ethoca partners with Microsoft to give customers easy access to digital receipts

Ethoca partners with Microsoft to give customers easy access to digital receipts

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Mastercard company Ethoca, the provider of a counter-fraud and chargeback management system for banks and merchants, has partnered with Microsoft to give its customers...
Acin - Unknown unknowns

Acin: Unknown unknowns

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Acin founder and chief executive officer Paul Ford discusses the rise of operational risk and how data and knowledge sharing can help to mitigate...
Accuity acquires Apply Financial for payment processing upgrade

Accuity acquires Apply Financial for processing upgrade

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Compliance and payments solutions provider Accuity has acquired London-based Apply Financial, whose payment validation solutions lower the cost of payment processing, for an undisclosed...
Know Your Customer supplies SIX Group with due diligence platform

Know Your Customer supplies SIX Group with due diligence platform

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Regtech provider Know Your Customer is supplying Swiss financial infrastructure operator SIX Group with a due diligence platform to strengthen its procurement process and...
Broadridge completes acquisition for fund data firm

Broadridge completes acquisition of fund data firm

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Fintech incumbent Broadridge Financial Solutions has completed its acquisition of European market fund document and data dissemination firm FundsLibrary. The acquisition, which was announced last...
Financial data network Akoya spun off as independent company

Financial data network Akoya spun off as independent company

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Financial data network Akoya has been spun off as an independent company less than a year after its launch. FMR, the parent company of Fidelity...
SteelEye raises $10m to build on market momentum

SteelEye raises $10m to build on market momentum

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London-based regtech SteelEye plans to use $10 million raised through its series A funding round to build on significant market momentum and grow as...
Veridium rolls out facial recognition tech

Veridium rolls out facial recognition solution for better security

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London-based startup Veridium has launched its facial recognition technology, vFace—promising high-end security to users around the world for mobile banking and other high risk...
Signicat names new chairman and CEO

Signicat names new chairman and CEO

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Verified digital identity solutions provider Signicat has revamped its management team and added new expertise to aid its international expansion. Johan Tjärnberg, special advisor at...
Lead investor WisdomTree eyes ETFs with Securrency blockchain tech

Lead investor WisdomTree eyes ETFs with Securrency blockchain tech

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Securrency has raised $17.65 million in funding from investors including WisdomTree Investments, which believes the fintech's blockchain-based market infrastructure technology has applications in exchange-traded...
Visa invests in data firm Very Good Security

Visa invests in data firm Very Good Security

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Visa has invested in data security firm Very Good Security (VGS), just days after its $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid was confirmed. The undisclosed strategic...