Money Trails

Money Trails

by Pininvest Analysis

Ant Group's Digital Treasure

Pininvest Analysis on Finance

The 33% Alibaba subsidiary demonstrated China's digital mastery in financial applications based on world-beating data analytics. The cancellation of its much awaited IPO was a thunderbolt and the official rationale of this decision needs to be evaluated

Ant Group - a risk too far

Pininvest Analysis on Finance

The third-party payments processor has been in the sights of China's Central Bank regulators since 2017 because the digitalization of all cash streams, payments as well as financial, was foreshadowing the fragmentation of the banking system

Is Ant Group feeling antsy ?

Pininvest Analysis on Finance

Shaking up the fund management industry in China and on its way to reinvent the business model which made its success, the huge valuation, attributed to the company in June '18, is one more challenge to overcome

Ant Group - is a non-bank a bank ?

Pininvest Analysis on Finance

Coming to a brutal halt, the much publicized IPO of Ant Group, the fintech subsidiary of Alibaba, is unique by its sheer size, its dominance over Chinese digital transactions and its key role in credit allocation ...but is the technology firm a bank ?

Overhauling US payment systems

Pininvest Analysis on Finance

What if payment systems in the US, where only 2% of credit and debit-card transactions rely on PIN numbers and where 19bn cheques continue to be written every year, were finally ready for an overhaul ? 

Pininvest Analysis

Pininvest Analysis

Experienced professionals, seeking to combine financial acumen and business expertise