Tough Vendor Competition Portends Lots of M&A

Fisken, Nikolai D.
November 2006
Bank Technology News;Nov2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p54
Trade Publication
The article presents information on financial services technology (FST) vendors in the U.S., who have increased their mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the recent years. Fiserv Inc. is the first company for indulging in an aggressive M&A strategy. Other companies include Fidelity National Financial Inc., Open Solutions, and Metavante Corp. FST vendors are consolidating, because they face competitive threat from vendors, such as Oracle and Equifax Inc.


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