BNP Paribas has made a move into the robo-advisory sector, buying a majority stake in Belgian specialist Gambit Financial Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Exchange operator Nasdaq has struck a $705 million deal to buy eVestment, a data, content and analytics platform for institutional investors.
Nets, the largest payments processor in Scandinavia, is rumoured to be close to a private equity buy-out that would value the company at more than $5bn, according to a report from the Financial Times.
Urban FT says that struggling remote deposit capture vendor Digiliti Money has turned down a takeover offer.
Urban FT has emerged as a surprise bidder for Digiliti Money, just a day after the beleaguered remote deposit capture company warned that it was contemplating bankruptcy after auditors refused to sign off on its financial accounts for 2016.
PayPal is expanding its working capital programme for merchants through the acquisition of online lending firm Swift Financial. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sberbank is to spend $500 million to take a 50% stake in Yandex.Market, the e-commerce venture operated by the Russian search engine.
Euronext has agreed a deal to acquire an 11% stake in the French operations of LCH Group on the back of a ten-year derivatives processing arrangement.