January 19, 2017




Rahul K. Patel, Attorney

Coy Garrison, Special Counsel

United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporation Finance

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549


  Re: FinTech Acquisition Corp. II
    Registration Statement on Form S-1
    Filed December 23, 2016, as amended
    File No. 333-215305


Dear Messrs. Patel and Garrison:


Pursuant to Rule 461 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), the undersigned, for itself and the other several underwriters, hereby joins in the request of FinTech Acquisition Corp. II that the effective date of the above-referenced Registration Statement be accelerated so as to permit it to become effective at 4:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 19, 2017, or as soon as thereafter practicable.


Pursuant to Rule 460 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Act, the undersigned advises that as of the date hereof, 170 copies of the Preliminary Prospectus dated January 13, 2016 have been distributed to prospective underwriters and dealers, institutional investors, retail investors and others.


The undersigned advises that it has complied and will continue to comply with the requirements of Rule 15c2-8 under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


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Very truly yours,



and the other several underwriters


By: /s/ Shawn Matthews  
Name:  Shawn Matthews  
Title: Chief Executive Officer