Globally in H1 2019

Fintech investment slowed to $37.9 billion across 962 deals
Median M&A size tripled from $36.5 million in 2018 to $110.5 million in 2019 (year-to-date)
Private equity fintech funding soaring close to $2 billion
Insurtech continued to attract large funding rounds
Regtech investment showed normal growth volatility after strong 2018
Wealthtech investment hit $2.2 billion, surpassing 2018 total despite fewer deals
Proptech rang in robust deal figures at $1 billion

In the Americas in H1 2019

Overall fintech investment raised $21 billion across 545 deals
Median M&A size soared from $39 million in 2018 to $265 million in 2019 (year-to-date)
Venture capital fintech investment hit record quarter high at $4.8 billion in Q2’19
US dominates but Argentina and Canada pulled in three of top 10 fintech deals
Canada saw surge of $1.55 billion in fintech investments in Q2’19

In the US in H1 2019

Fintech investment remains strong with $18.3 billion across 470 deals
Venture capital fintech funding set new quarter high at $4.3 billion in Q2’19
Median M&A size grows from $58.3 million in 2018 to $180 million in 2019 (year-to-date)
Private equity fintech investment takes a breather
Despite a dip, massive M&A fintech deals expected in H2’19

In Europe in H1 2019

Fintech investment reached $13.2 billion across 307 deals
Corporate-participatory venture investment hit record mid-year high at $1.16 billion
Private equity fintech investment raised $1.2 billion
Record-setting pace for venture capital funding hitting $3.3 billion
UK dominates but Germany and France pulled in largest 2 of top 10 deals

In Asia Pacific in H1 2019

Fintech investments muted to $3.6 billion across 102 deals
Top 10 deals included companies from seven different countries
Less mature areas of fintech growing rapidly in China
Fintech investment in Singapore remains healthy at $140.9 million
Hong Kong (SAR) made major strides issuing eight virtual banking licenses