Regtech

Jumio Acquires 4Stop For End-To-End Identity Solutions

US-based online mobile payments and identity verification company Jumio is acquiring strategic partner and KYC, compliance and fraud prevention solution provider 4Stop. The deal is expected to close early next year. The acquisition of the Germany-headquartered company will help Jumio

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Onfido Acquires Biometrics Identity Verification Provider EYN

Onfido, a London-based identity verification and authentication provider, announced the acquisition of complementary solution provider EYN. Details of the transaction was not disclosed. EYN’s acoustic liveness technology will be incorporated into Onfido’s Real Identity Platform with its employees joining latter’s

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Swiss Digital Identity Firm fidentity Secures Funding From Spicehaus Venture Fund

Swiss digital identity firm fidentity announced that it has raised an undisclosed sum during a recent financing round with Spicehaus Swiss Venture Fund as lead investor and several experienced angel investors. With the fresh capital, fidentity will expand its product

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Orell Füssli Snaps up Majority Stake in Swiss Digital Identity Firm Procivis

Swiss printing and bookselling company Orell Füssli has acquired a majority stake in technology company Procivis which offers smartphone-based identity solutions. Orell Füssli will offer both physical and digital identity and certificate solutions from a single source, based on secure

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French Government to Roll Out Digital ID Authentication With IDEMIA

The French government agency Agence Nationale des Titres Sécurisés (ANTS) will be collaborating with IDEMIA, a provider of identity-related security services, on the national digital ID program, France Identité Numérique. With their consent, French citizens using the service, will be

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AnaCap Completes Acquisition of German eKYC Firm WebID

AnaCap Financial Partners (AnaCap), a specialist mid-market private equity investor in technology enabled financial services, has completed its acquisition of WebID, a German digital identification provider. AnaCap will provide significant growth capital and partner with the founders and existing management

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News Swiss Regtech Startup Map for 2021 Released

Swiss telecommunications provider Swisscom has teamed up with think tank e.foresight to publish this quarter’s comprehensive market overview of the country’s regtech startups. The regtech map hones in on firms that provide solutions for authentication, AML / KYC, crossborder and

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Revolut Taps BearingPoint RegTech To Meet Regulatory Reporting for Its UK Bank

London-headquartered fintech giant Revolut has extended its partnership with BearingPoint RegTech, a Netherlands-based regtech solution provider, to support its United Kingdom (UK) expansion plans. Revolut will be extending the use of the Abacus360 Banking solution as it faces new regulatory requirements

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Fenergo’s Acquisition Gets Green Light From the EU Commission

The acquisition of Irish regtech firm Fenergo by private equity firms, the Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint has been concluded in a US$600 million deal. The transaction was completed following approval by the European Commission. This deal could potentially push

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Broadridge Acquires ECS From Jordan & Jordan to Enhance Its Regulatory Compliance

Broadridge Financial Solutions, an American-based investment banking company, announced that has acquired cloud-based Execution Compliance and Surveillance Service’s (ECS) assets from Jordan & Jordan. The solution provides a combination of surveillance and regulatory reporting as well as compliance consulting capabilities for

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