QFTA.U will seek target companies that demonstrate the characteristics set out under “Our Acquisition Criteria” below. We intend to acquire an established company with significant revenues and the potential for sustained growth. We do not intend to acquire start-up companies, companies with speculative business plans, or companies that are excessively leveraged.
Businesses demonstrating disruptive innovation in financial markets which include but are not limited to: Transaction Innovations, Blockchain Technology, Risk Transformation, Frictionless Funding Platforms, Customer Facing Platforms, New Intermediaries.
High Growth, Whitespace Opportunities
Are high-growth FinTech businesses which operate within large and expanding markets with significant whitespace opportunity.
Meaningful Scale, Material Differentiation
Have scalability with products and/or services materially different from competitors which create barriers to entry for new competitors.
Profitable, Stable, Predictable
Operate a superior economic model which either currently or over time is expected to generate profitable, stable and predictable cash flow.
Capital Inflection Point
Are at a capital inflection point where significant risk-adjusted shareholder value can be generated through a business combination and resulting access to the broader equity capital markets to drive growth.
Possess a best-in-class management team with a track record of success in driving growth and profitability.
Superior & Scalable Risk Management
Maintain superior and scalable risk management, underwriting, data analytics, monitoring and reporting processes.
Significant Value Add to End Consumer or Enterprise
Promote financial inclusion and provide significant value to the underlying end consumer or enterprise through a lowering of transaction costs or through providing access to high-quality scalable financial services.