Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that online payments accounted for 13 payments deals announced in Q2 2023, worth a total value of $682.7m. The $537m acquisition of Shinsegae Group by Viva Republica was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q2 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, online payments-related deal activity increased by 105% in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $333.6m and rose by 241% as compared to Q2 2022. Related deal volume increased by 30% in Q2 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 30% higher than in Q2 2022.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q2 2023 were Boston Consulting Group; Jefferies Financial Group; Joseph Gunnar with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q2 2023 were Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; Herrington Carmichael with 2, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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