Writing a guest post for FT Alphaville Victor Basta, managing director of boutique investment bank Magister Advisors, says 2018 will be a year of falling valuations. The drop could hurt aspiring companies looking to go public soon, though a correction in valuations could be a long term positive for the market. Source.
Writing a guest post on FT Alphaville Victor Basta, the managing director of Magister Advisors talks bout the struggle digital banks face in making a profit; digital banks have certainly made a name for themselves and offer a better product to the consumer; rising customer acquisition costs and the tough scaling of affiliate agreements are just two of the reasons these banking startups will find it a challenge to reach profitability; the future looks like potential acquisition of digital banks for technology or merging with other fintechs to form a stronger conglomerate. Source.