Top-tier NZ firm helps Australian company buy Kiwi fintech provider

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Bell Gully has advised an Australian data registry and analytics business in its acquisition of an New Zealand fintech provider.

Bell Gully acted for illion, formerly Dun & Bradstreet, in its acquisition of TALKINGTECH. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

There is more activity in the New Zealand fintech sector, the top-tier firm said.

“This acquisition is an example of the increased activity we are seeing in the dynamic fintech sector with clients acquiring innovative technology and solutions to maximise their digital and data strategies,” said Laura Littlewood, Bell Gully partner.

Littlewood, who led the Bell Gully team with fellow partner Haydn Wong, also said that the acquisition is another great success story for world-leading technology developed in New Zealand.

TALKINGTECH is a cloud-based digital communications and payment solutions provider. Its product – an automated, self-service digital communications and payments platform – is used by clients in the finance, government, telecommunications, and utilities sector.


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