Goldman-Backed Berlin Fintech Company Buys Crosstown Rival
(Bloomberg) -- A Berlin-based fintech company backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is acquiring one of its crosstown rivals as it tries to capitalize on the 12 trillion euros ($13.3 trillion) pension and retirement savings market in Europe.
This is the second takeover for Raisin this year, following MHB-Bank. Fairr’s three founders are set to take on leading roles in the newly formed investments and pension products division at Raisin.
“We are always open to strategic acquisitions when they support our business model and growth - geographically or product-wise. It is always important to us that the team is right,” CEO Tamaz Georgadze told Bloomberg.
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