Welcome to Issue 5 of Acquisition Intl. Magazine, your source for the latest stories, features and developments from across the world of corporate finance.

In recent news, Paxful, a global leader in peer-to-peer bitcoin technology, announced that it will build a blockchain technology incubation hub in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its growing investment in Africa. The hub will launch in fall 2018 and provide a co-working space and services including mentorship, corporate and individual blockchain training, and networking for ICO advisors.

Gracing the cover of this month’s issue is Scout Exchange, a fast-growing software company that connects employers with the best search firm and third-party recruiters to fill each and every job. We profile this innovative firm to find out more and explore how it continues to achieve excellence on a daily basis.

Elsewhere in this edition, we discover more about Zinnovate, which is a new breed of IT and Management Consultancy firm that is dedicated to helping global logistic firms reach the full potential of their IT portfolios. We spoke to Håkan Nilsson as we looked to gain further insight into the company’s ongoing accomplishments.

Also in this issue, [email protected] provides bespoke private debt solutions for SMEs and mid-market companies in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. We profiled the firm and gained an insight from the team at the company; Joris Claeys, Mathieu Vandevijvere, Franky Houtteman, about the secrets behind the company’s exceptional services and the current state of the financial sector.

Here at Acquisition Intl. Magazine, we hope that you enjoy reading this month’s packed edition.