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Founded Year



Series C | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$190M | 6 mos ago

About PrimaryBid

PrimaryBid is an online investment platform for private investors to gain direct access to placings, fundraisings, and IPOs of AIM-listed companies. The platform is open to all investors and is supported by the broker community as a way of accessing, on behalf of their AIM clients seeking capital, the large and active private investor market, as well as institutions.

PrimaryBid Headquarter Location

The Royal Institution 21 Albemarle Street

London, England, W1S 4BS,

United Kingdom

+44(0)20 7491 6519

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Sector trends - July 2022: Brokers/Corporate Finance

Aug 3, 2022

To embed, copy and paste the code into your website or blog: <iframe frameborder="1" height="620" scrolling="auto" src="//" style="border: 2px solid #ccc; overflow-x:hidden !important; overflow:hidden;" width="100%"></iframe> UK & European Financial Services M&A: Sector trends H2 2021 | H1 2022 — Brokers/Corporate Finance Marginal improvement in investor sentiment for high-quality brokers, particularly across online brokerage, crypto trading and carbon credit trading. Overview Private equity backers (e.g., Bridgepoint's minority investment in ACT) Asset managers (e.g., Quercus' acquisition of Dom Inwestycyjny Xelion) Trade consolidators (e.g., Swissquote's acquisition of Keytrade) Established pan-European banks re-entering inorganic growth mode through: Acquisitions (e.g., BNP Paribas' acquisition of remaining 50% of Exane) Partnerships (e.g., BNP Paribas' issuer services JV with CACEIS) Online trading/investing platforms: Attaining critical mass and engaging in M&A (e.g., Robinhood's acquisition of Ziglu) Key Drivers/Challenges Carbon credit trading (e.g., Bridgepoint's minority equity investment in ACT) Crypto currency trading (e.g., J.C. Flowers' acquisition of 30% of LMAX) Established banks favour: Scale for capital markets solutions (e.g., Bank of Ireland's acquisition of Davy) Targeted growth in the US (e.g., Santander's acquisition of Amherst Pierpont) Dismantling historic partnerships (e.g., BNP Paribas' acquisition of Exane) Growth capital available for: Established online platforms (e.g., PrimaryBid's US$190 million Series C and Moonfare's US$125 million Series C) New market entrants (e.g., Shares' US$40 million Series A, Lightyear's US$8.5 million Series A and Peaks' €5 million fundraising) Trends to Watch Fertile ground for de-SPAC opportunities? Platforms take the plunge (e.g., eToro/SPAC FinTech Acquisition Corp. V and TradeStation/Quantum FinTech Acquisition Corporation) But stakes are high (e.g., Dune SPAC's legal action against TradeZero) Our M&A Forecast Increasing consolidation in the online brokerage market, as customer sentiment coagulates within fewer trusted service providers. Strategic acquisitions by established Ibs of digital channels for product delivery. Investor appetite Deal highlight: White & Case advised Gopher Investments on its acquisition of Finalto, the financial trading division of London Stock Exchange-listed Playtech. Private equity: Bridgepoint: Minority investment in ACT Commodities Group (July 2021) Asset managers: Market appetite: Peel Hunt: £112 million AIM IPO (September 2021) Quest for economies of scale & scope Deal highlight: White & Case advised France's Crédit Mutuel Arkéa on the disposal of Keytrade Bank Luxembourg, the online trading challenger bank, to Swissquote Bank. Acquisitions: Swissquote (Luxembourg): Acquisition of Keytrade Bank Luxembourg (January 2022) Erste Group (Hungary): Acquisition of Random Capital (September 2021) Bank of Ireland (Ireland): Acquisition of Davy (July 2021) Santander (US): Acquisition of Amherst Pierpont Securities (July 2021) BNP Paribas (France): Acquisition of remaining 50% of Exane (July 2021) JVs: Online trading/investing Shares: Successful US$40 million Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures (March 2022) PrimaryBid: Successful US$190 million Series C funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund II (February 2022) Moonfare: Successful US$125 million Series C funding round led by Insight Partners (November 2021) Lightyear: Successful US$8.5 million Series A funding round led by Mosaic Ventures (September 2021) Peaks: Successful €5 million equity investment by Haerlem Capital and Rithmeester (September 2021) Acquisitions: J.C. Flowers: Acquisition of 30% of LMAX Group (July 2021) Crypto trading Fung: Successful US$2.7 million pre-Seed funding round led by Global Founders Capital, Kingsway Capital, Kindred Capital and Karatage (June 2022) Relai: Successful €2 million crowdfunding round (May 2022) Elwood Technologies: Successful US$70 million Series A funding round led by Dawn Capital and Goldman Sachs (May 2022) BVNK: Successful US$40 million Series A funding round led by Tiger Global (May 2022) Coinhouse: Successful US$17 million Series B funding round led by True Global Ventures 4 Plus Fund (January 2022) GCEX: US$4 million equity investment from True Global Ventures 4 Plus Fund (January 2022) Structure Financial: Successful US$20 million Seed funding round led by Polychain Capital (December 2021) BitOasis: Successful US$30 million Series B funding round led by Jump Capital and Wamda (October 2021) Coinrule: Successful US$2.2 million Seed funding round led by Zilliqa Capital (September 2021) Bitpanda: Successful US$263 million Series C funding round led by Valar Ventures (August 2021) Digitalisation

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  • When was PrimaryBid founded?

    PrimaryBid was founded in 2012.

  • Where is PrimaryBid's headquarters?

    PrimaryBid's headquarters is located at The Royal Institution, London.

  • What is PrimaryBid's latest funding round?

    PrimaryBid's latest funding round is Series C.

  • How much did PrimaryBid raise?

    PrimaryBid raised a total of $251.25M.

  • Who are the investors of PrimaryBid?

    Investors of PrimaryBid include Pentech, Outward VC, London Stock Exchange Group, ABN AMRO Ventures, Molten Ventures and 8 more.

  • Who are PrimaryBid's competitors?

    Competitors of PrimaryBid include Square Book and 1 more.

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