Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that digital lending accounted for 3 financial services deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $2.5bn. The $2.5bn merger of IDFC and IDFC First Bank and Lifesquare was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q3 2023 unveils the driving forces behind the M&A activities in the industry, providing crucial insights into trends and shifts. Buy the report here.

In value terms, digital lending-related deal activity increased by 1191% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $193.6m. Related deal volume increased by 50% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q3 2023 were Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu; ICICI Bank; JM Financial with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q3 2023 were AZB & Partners; Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas; Fieldfisher with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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