Sarah Simpkins

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Sarah Simpkins is a journalist at Momentum Media, reporting primarily on banking, financial services and wealth. Prior to joining the team in 2018, Sarah worked in trade media and produced stories for a current affairs program on community radio. Sarah has a dual bachelor's degree in science and journalism from the University of Queensland.You can contact her on [email protected].

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NAB 86 400 deal

ACCC gives go-ahead to NAB, 86 400 deal

The competition watchdog has cleared the way for NAB’s proposed acquisition of neobank 86 400, ruling other fintechs i...Read More
Australia urged to revamp crypto regulation

Australia urged to revamp crypto regulation

Digital assets exchange BTC Markets has called for policymakers to update Australia’s “unclear… and outdated” re...Read More
BNPL players

CBA, PayPal pose threat to BNPL players

The recently declared entrances of CBA and PayPal into the buy now, pay later space could shake up the market and regula...Read More

Senate fintech committee expands orbit to world domination

The Senate has voted to expand the scope of the fintech select committee, changing its remit to boosting Australia’s p...Read More

Data is the ‘new oil’: RBA

The governor of the Reserve Bank has said investments into data and digital infrastructure will be essential for the Aus...Read More
Global fund administrator offers $180.1m for Mainstream

Global fund administrator offers $180.1m for Mainstream

Mainstream Group has secured a $180.1 million takeover bid from Hong Kong-headquartered fund administrator Vistra, but i...Read More
Douugh to tap into influencer reach

Douugh to use influencer plugs

The neobank has partnered with affiliate marketing firm Rakuten, indicating it will start looking to advertise through i...Read More
Chant West acquires Rice Warner insurance comparator

Chant West acquires Rice Warner insurance comparator

Superannuation research hub Chant West has entered into an agreement to purchase comparison software brand Galaxy Insura...Read More
Frerk-Malte Feller

Former eBay, PayPal exec to lead Aus fintech

Frerk-Malte Feller, former executive for eBay, PayPal and Afterpay has become chief executive of payments technology pro...Read More