Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that financial wellness accounted for 4 financial services deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $0.9m. The $0.9m acquisition of Opus Wealth Management Group by Ludlow Wealth Management Group was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q3 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, financial wellness-related deal activity decreased by 100% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $8.2bn. Related deal volume decreased by 67% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q3 2023 were Allenby Capital; Ardea Partners; Barclays with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q3 2023 were Sullivan & Cromwell; Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Cravath, Swaine & Moore with 2, 1, 1 deals respectively.
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