Analysis of the key themes driving private equity deal activity reveals that digital payments accounted for 6 payments deals announced in Q2 2023, worth a total value of $219.9m. The $100m investment by General Atlantic Partners in PhonePe was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q2 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, digital payments-related deal activity decreased by % in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of and fell by 77% as compared to Q2 2022. Related deal volume remained flat in Q2 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 14% lower than in Q2 2022.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q2 2023 were Ana Maria Andronic Law Office; Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 18 July 2023