We are Financial

Technology specialists.

Motive Partners is a sector-specialist investment platform with expertise, connectivity and capabilities to create long-term value in financial technology businesses.

Financial

Technology

Financial Technology is a massive market in a complex industry undergoing significant transformation.

Customer

Empowerment

Individual and business customers are taking control of their digital and financial lives, shifting power away from financial institutions

Technological

Innovation

New technology is transforming financial institutions–often through external providers–while empowering startups and technology giants to gain market share

Regulatory

Directives

Regulatory initiatives promoting customer rights and financial stability will redefine the role of financial institutions and reshape the competitive landscape

Economic

Underperformance

Financial institutions no longer earn their cost of capital and the financial sector is dramatically lagging in performance, necessitating fundamental change

$4.7tn

Financial services annual revenue at risk of displacement by new tech-enabled entrants.

Source: Goldman Sachs

Our approach

Motive Partners focuses on businesses that provide technology products and services that play a critical role in financial services institutions and infrastructure.

Investing
Innovating
Operating

The traditional approach to private equity investing is no longer enough. We believe that specialization is central to achieving the best results.

Motive Partners is a sector-specialist investment platform with expertise, connectivity and capabilities to create long-term value in financial technology businesses.

We seek to unlock value that others cannot, by applying extensive operating and innovating experience to empower management teams to accelerate growth, achieve operational excellence and innovate in a dynamic sector.

We typically invest in established businesses that have meaningful recurring revenue, a favorable customer base and strong competitive positioning. We make both control investments and minority investments where our active partnership adds real value. Our experience also enables us to complete carve-outs, roll-ups and other investments that traditional investors may be unable to access or accomplish.

Value

Creation

Real-world operating and innovating expertise is at the heart of Motive Partners’ DNA. We invest where our expertise, connectivity and capabilities can empower management teams to achieve substantial value creation.

Motive Labs is the creation engine within Motive Partners. We combine our proxrietary expertise in financial technology with that of participants in our ecosystem. We provide the insight, connections and diligence needed to unlock and accelerate value for our portfolio companies and partners.

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