May 3, 2018

FinTech Monthly Review May 2018

Key Highlights

  • Despite rising valuation expectations, global M&A volume in 2018 continues to prove strong as U.S. tax reform and robust European economic growth created optimal deal-making environments
  • Following the strongest year of fundraising in the last decade, private equity fundraising is on pace to decline in 2018 as levels of dry powder continue to surge due to increasing competition for attractive buyout targets at reasonable valuation multiples
  • 10-year treasury yields in April approached 3%, representing the highest level since January 2014 amid rising geopolitical and trade tensions

To view full report: FinTech Industry Review – May 2018