The payments industry continues to undergo a transformative period marked by rapid technological advancements, changing consumer preferences and ongoing economic turbulence. In this article, we aim to provide insights into the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape within this dynamic sector. Volker Schloenvoigt (Director, London) and Euan Jones (Business Analyst, London) explore the trends that we have observed in M&A activity in the payments industry, examine the highlights of 2022, and offer our expectations for the remainder of 2023.
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