Why FT Partners?
At FT Partners, our clients always come first. By putting our clients first, we ensure that we meet and exceed their expectations and deliver world-class strategic advice and flawless execution. Additionally, FT Partners brings a unique set of qualifications that make us a leader in strategic advisory and financial services. Some of our qualifications are summarized below.
Purpose Built Platform
FT Partners has designed a unique platform for delivering the best advice to clients around the world. Our global investment banking team and clients benefit from centralized teams who focus on key aspects of a transaction, including a deep understanding of all FinTech subsectors through primary research, global financial execution excellence and data science capabilities, and extensive investor relationships and analysis. Additionally, our platform is centered around the most comprehensive FinTech database in the world covering all companies, transactions, geographies, investors, and executives. FT Partners leverages the full platform on every deal to generate outstanding results for our clients, while no other advisor has comparable capabilities.
FT Partners Consistently Recognized by Industry Professionals
FT Partners is consistently ranked atop its peers, winning industry awards including Investment Bank of the Year four times since 2004. Steve McLaughlin, Founder and CEO of FT Partners, was recently Ranked #1 on Institutional Investor’s Most Influential Dealmakers in FinTech report, named Investment Banker of the Year and ranked #1 FinTech Banker in Silicon Valley by The Information. Clients continue to put their faith, trust, and shareholder value into the hands of FT Partners because they know we are uniquely qualified to meet and exceed their objectives.
FinTech Sector Experience
FT Partners is the only investment banking firm focused exclusively on serving the unique needs of founders and CEOs in the FinTech industry. Our deep global expertise in both financial services and disruptive technologies allows us to understand and fully appreciate the innovation our clients can bring to financial services through technology, plus the resulting long-term growth and profitability that makes each client extremely valuable. Clients want experts who understand the FinTech industry, its trends, and challenges. Our relentless focus on FinTech allows us to relate these dynamics to meet the specific needs of our clients in a way no other investment bank can.
Execution Experience and Excellence
FT Partners has the largest and most seasoned team in the world exclusively dedicated to serving and advising the FinTech sector. Our senior investment banking professionals have years of significant transaction and FinTech experience from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and other top Wall Street firms. Over the last two decades, FT Partners has executed many of the largest and most prominent transactions in the FinTech sector.
Deep Knowledge Base and Extensive Network of Relationships with Prominent Investors, Large Financial Institutions and FinTech Companies Globally
FT Partners' senior investment banking professionals bring a wealth of relevant relationships within the financial services and FinTech industries globally. Additionally, our team has daily engagement with a broad, global network of investors that allows us to organically generate demand and deliver optimal results for our clients. We believe our senior level access to strategic partners and capital sources is unmatched and critical to our clients' success.
Client Focus and Integrity
Our clients' interests always come first. Our unrelenting integrity and client commitment is paramount to our success and permeates absolutely everything we do. We are dedicated to building lasting, long-term relationships with our clients, and to providing unbiased advice and differentiated transaction execution.
Unique Competitive Advantage: Senior Level Dedication
FT Partners has a distinctive combination of extensive industry and advisory expertise, entrepreneurial mindset , expansive global relationships, and a unique corporate structure. We are able to commit our most senior resources to clients and their respective transactions from beginning to end. Thus, unlike larger investment banks, we provide clients with a true partnership regarding their most mission critical strategic decisions.