Like Sometrics, Inc.

closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sometrics, Inc.

synopsis: American Express has acquired virtual currency platform and in-game payments provider Sometrics. Sometrics helps gaming publishers market free-to-play online games and monetize virtual currency with a consumer destination site and in-game payment solutions. Sometrics will be added to American Express’ Serve digital payment platform.
buyer parent: American Express Company
buyer: Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc.
Serve Virtual Enterprises is a next-generation digital payments platform that helps you organize your money, send and receive funds, and manage payment requests — all from a single, unified online account. Serve makes paying and being paid simple. "
target: Sometrics, Inc.
Founded in 2007 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Sometrics helps publishers monetize online games through virtual currency with the industry's most advanced in-game payment and optimization platform and consumer digital goods marketplace.
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$30
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closed 6/5/2013 via Market Wire

PlayHaven, acquired //staq

synopsis: PlayHaven, the leading lifetime value (LTV) maximization platform for mobile games, announced the addition of the team from Staq.io, a game management platform featuring advanced, real-time analytics.
buyer: PlayHaven
PlayHaven delivers a lifetime value maximization platform to help mobile game developers better acquire, understand, and intelligently engage and monetize users. "
target: //staq
//staq is a game management platform. //staq makes it simple to monetize and optimize free to play games on mobile, web and consoles. The company provides services to manage virtual currencies and virtual goods, player state, targeted promotions, beautiful analytics and data warehousing.
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closed 5/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Digital River, Inc., acquired fatfoogoo

synopsis: Digital River, Inc., announced that it has acquired fatfoogoo. The combined forces of Digital River’s e-commerce solutions with fatfoogoo’s technology will offer game publishers and developers an unparalleled, single e-commerce connection to manage their online product sales both in-store and in-game.
buyer: Digital River, Inc. (DRIV:$373.69)
Digital River, Inc., a global leader in e-commerce outsourcing, builds and manages profitable online businesses for nearly 34,000 companies worldwide. Its comprehensive e-commerce solution and world-class infrastructure are designed to help companies of all sizes quickly maximize online revenues. "
target: fatfoogoo
Fatfoogoo is the leading in-game commerce ecosystem for monetizing online games and virtual worlds. Fatfoogoo’s solutions allow both publisher-to-player and player-to-player financial interaction, as well as virtual currency management and traditional user and subscription management.
price ($mm)
$10*
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closed 8/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Jambool, Inc.

synopsis: Jambool announced that they have been acquired by Google. Jambool started as a social collaboration platform in 2006. In 2007, they shifted focus to build applications on social networks. Jambool are the creators of Social Gold, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Jambool, Inc.
Jambool, Inc. operates Social Gold™, an industry-leading virtual monetization platform. Social Gold enables developers to create and manage their own white-labeled virtual currency, to provide an in-app payments experience to their users, and to optimize their virtual economy using analytics.
price ($mm)
$70
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closed 7/29/2009 via Company Press Release

Live Gamer, Inc., acquired N-Cash

synopsis: Live Gamer, the company that pioneered publisher-supported real-money-trading for online games, announced that it has completed its acquisition of N-Cash, Korea’s premier micro-transaction provider.
buyer: Live Gamer, Inc.
Live Gamer combines leading e-commerce software with virtual economy advisory services to help online game publishers, virtual world operators, and operators of other virtual environments, like social networks, create new transaction-based revenue streams. "
target: N-Cash
Micro-transaction-based games began in South Korea almost a decade ago, and N-Cash’s platform was there to power the very first item-based game ever in existence (Joyon’s GerSang). Since 2001, N-Cash has developed and scaled its solution to power titles from over 60 game operators worldwide.
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announced 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stompy Bot Corporation, will acquire Token Play Inc.

synopsis: Stompy Bot Corporation will acquire Token Play Inc. (Token), a private Ontario corporation headquartered in Toronto. Token is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
buyer: Stompy Bot Corporation
Stompy Bot is an independent video game developer and digital media publisher. Stompy Bot's growth strategy is to become a premier independent multimedia publisher. "
target: Token Play Inc.
Token Play, based in Toronto, ON, is a technology company involved in the development of blockchain technology in the video game space which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
price ($mm)
$1.86
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announced 4/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Novatti, will acquire Emersion

synopsis: Novatti Group Limited, a global software technology company that specialises in unique payment solutions, will acquire Emersion, an Australian software company that specializes in cloud-based billing services. Emersion offers a real-time billing, provisioning and payment solution for MSPs, Telco retailers, Telco wholesalers and utility providers.
buyer: Novatti (ASX:NOV:$6.16)
Novatti is a global software technology company that specialises in unique payment solutions. Both through technology and services, Novatti helps economies, corporations, and consumers digitize cash transactions. Their solutions include digital wallets, branchless banking, mobile money, and more. "
target: Emersion
Emersion is an Australian software company that specializes in cloud-based billing, provisioning, customer management, payment, and business support services. Emersion offers a real-time billing, provisioning and payment solution for MSPs, Telco retailers, Telco wholesalers and utility providers.
price ($mm)
$1.63
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closed 8/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

City National Bank, acquired Exactuals

synopsis: City National Bank, America’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, announced it has acquired Exactuals, a Los Angeles-based provider of innovative SaaS solutions for complex payments in the entertainment industry.
buyer parent: Royal Bank of Canada
buyer: City National Bank (CYN:$1,188.44)
With $48.8 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 72 offices, including 19 full-service regional centers. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $64.9 billion in client investment assets. "
target: Exactuals
Exactuals provides innovative SaaS solutions used by film/TV, music and marketplace companies to manage residuals, royalties and other complex payments. Their payment system, PaymentHub, allows the entertainment industry to provide direct deposit payments, tax document management & online reporting.
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Pineapple Payments, acquired TRANSAX

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired TRANSAX, a technology company specializing in payment processing software. TRANSAX's TRANSAX Gateway solution is a feature rich, modular, and programmable payment gateway for merchants and integrated software vendors.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: TRANSAX
TRANSAX is a technology company specializing in payment processing software. Their flagship product, TRANSAX Gateway, is a feature rich, modular, and programmable payment gateway for merchants and integrated software vendors.
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closed 8/2/2019 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp., acquired The Rainmaker Group

synopsis: Cendyn, an innovator in hotel Customer Relationship Management and hotel sales platforms for the hospitality industry, has acquired The Rainmaker Group, a revenue and profit optimization platform for hotels, resorts, and casinos. The acquisition of Rainmaker's solutions enables Cendyn to drive performance across all aspects of the hotel business.
buyer: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is a cloud-based software and services provider that develops integrated technology platforms for driving sales and marketing performance in the travel and hospitality industry. The Cendyn Hospitality Cloud offers software and services for hotel marketing, guest engagement, and group sales. "
target: The Rainmaker Group
Rainmaker is the hotel revenue and profit optimization cloud. Rainmaker's cloud-based solutions for transient and group pricing optimization, forecasting, and revenue-centric business intelligence are designed to help hoteliers streamline operations, enhance revenue optimization processes, and more.
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closed 11/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Capana Sweden AB

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired Capana Sweden AB. Capana provides an end-to-end, integrated software platform for wholesale billing and partner settlements. Its revenue management solutions are used by communication service providers and companies active within the Internet of Things (IoT) industry.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$395.77)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a Canada-based global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: Capana Sweden AB
Capana Sweden is a software company specialized in Wholesale, Interconnect, Roaming, Broadband Billing, Internet of Things and Partner Settlements. Capana develops tools for handling the entire B2B/B2B2B/B2B2C billing life cycle from gathering, decoding and enhancing transaction data.
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closed 3/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired CustomCall Data Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired CustomCall Data Systems, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately US$7.3 million. CustomCall is a privately held company that offers billing solutions.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$395.77)
Enghouse Systems Limited serves a number of distinct vertical markets through its two divisions, each developing and selling enterprise oriented applications software. Enghouse's overall strategy is to create a larger and more diverse enterprise software company. "
target: CustomCall Data Systems, Inc.
CustomCall Data Systems was established in 1993 by telecommunications executives with extensive industry experience. Its feature-rich billing and OSS solutions, secure, scalable, state-of-the-art platform, and commitment to customer service are the reasons behind its success.
price ($mm)
$7.30
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announced 9/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Logitech International, will acquire Streamlabs

synopsis: Logitech International, a multi-brand product company for music, gaming, video, and computing, will acquire Streamlabs, a leader in software and tools for live streaming. Streamlabs allows game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Facebook.
buyer: Logitech International (LOGI:$2,824.07)
Logitech is a multi-brand company that designs products that bring people together and connects them to digital experiences through music, gaming, video, and computing. Brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, and Blue Microphones "
target: Streamlabs
Streamlabs is the leading provider of tools for professional streamers. Founded in 2014, its groundbreaking software, Streamlabs OBS, offers the largest set of features that content creators use to grow their audiences, engage with fans, and monetize their streams.
price ($mm)
$89
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closed 12/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Lo-Q, acquired Accesso

synopsis: Lo-Q plc, provider of virtual queuing systems for theme parks and major attractions, announced that it has acquired privately-held accesso, a recognized leader in ticketing technology, e-commerce, mobile apps and payment processing. The transaction creates the premier technology solutions provider in the attractions and leisure industry.
buyer: Lo-Q (AIM:ACSO:$102.51)
Lo-Q is the creator of a virtual queuing system for theme parks, water parks and other leisure attractions that allows users to queue without waiting in line. "
target: Accesso
Based in Central Florida, accesso is recognized as the attractions industry's leading provider of ticketing solutions offering a range of proprietary, fully-hosted ticketing, ecommerce, mobile and payment processing solutions to more than 100 leading venues across North America.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
26.5x
closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Tugboat Yards Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Tugboat Yards, a startup with a tool that publishers and other groups could use to let fans make contributions in exchange for subscriptions and other services.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Tugboat Yards Inc.
Tugboat Yards helps digital publishers find their true fans, establish new revenue streams and foster meaningful relationships with their supporters. Tugboat is a tool that publishers and other groups can use to let fans make contributions in exchange for subscriptions and other services.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

SilverTree Equity, acquired Agility CIS

synopsis: SilverTree Equity, a private equity firm in the UK that invests in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses, has acquired a 65% stake in Agility CIS, a New Zealand-based provider of utility software solutions. Agility CIS provides billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
buyer: SilverTree Equity
SilverTree Equity is a sector specialist private equity firm in the UK. SilverTree invests exclusively in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses. The firm is differentiated by its focus on value creation, sector specialism, and deep network of operational resources. "
target: Agility CIS
Agility CIS is a New Zealand-based solution provider serving energy companies in Australasia, the Middle East and North America. Agility CIS provides proven cost effective billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chess Telecom Limited, acquired TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)

synopsis: Chess ICT has expanded with the acquisition of an independent billing specialist, TM Solutions (TMS). TMS was founded in 2001 by Suzanne and David Chappell. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
buyer: Chess Telecom Limited
Established in 1993, Chess is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of business voice and data solutions providing businesses with broadband, phone lines, calls, mobiles, data, VoIP and telephone systems. They deliver tailored solutions alongside great service, at the best possible prices. "
target: TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)
TM Solutions (TMS) is headquartered in Oxfordshire, offers independent channel support services to the UK telecoms industry. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
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closed 7/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Ebix, Inc., acquired Indus

synopsis: Ebix, a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial and e-learning industries, announced that it has acquired India based Indus Software Technologies, a global provider of enterprise Lending software solutions to financial institutions, captive auto finance and telecom companies.
buyer: Ebix, Inc. (EBIX:$570.76)
Ebix is a supplier of software and e-commerce solutions to the insurance industry. Ebix offers application software products for the insurance industry ranging from carrier systems and agency systems to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. "
target parent: Black Dragon Capital, LLC
target: Indus
Indus offers a specialized suite of products and technology solutions for Banking & Finance, Telecom and Insurance Industries. The Company’s innovative enterprise level loan origination, receivables management and debt management solutions are trusted by over 100 plus clients.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
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closed 10/26/2017 via BusinessWire

Digital Virgo, purchased Telecoms business from Dalenys

synopsis: Dalenys announced that it has sold its Telecoms business to the Digital Virgo group. Based in Belgium, Dalenys offers Payment Marketing solutions that aim to increase revenues for online and point-of-sale merchants. Dalenys also offers telecom solutions that enable clients to launch premium phone services and offer payment through carrier billing.
buyer: Digital Virgo
Based in France, Digital Virgo is a creator of digital pathways between its partners and their customers. Digital Virgo acquires and retains online customers on behalf of its partners by offering competitive performance based mobile marketing and a reliable international positioning. "
seller: Dalenys (ENXTBR:NYS:$77.27)
Based in Belgium, Dalenys offers Payment Marketing solutions that aim to increase revenues for online and point-of-sale merchants. Dalenys also offers telecom solutions that enable clients to launch premium phone services and offer payment through carrier billing.
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closed 8/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

NetSuite, Inc., acquired Monexa Technologies Corp.

synopsis: Monexa, a cloud-based billing platform that enables organizations to manage and profitably monetize their business relationships with customers, has been acquired by Netsuite, a global provider of cloud-based enterprise ERP/financial, CRM, ecommerce and inventory solutions.
buyer: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite Inc. is the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning and omnichannel commerce software suites. NetSuite offers a broad suite of applications, including accounting, Customer Relationship Management, Professional Services Automation and ecommerce. "
target parent: PenderFund Capital Management
target: Monexa Technologies Corp.
Monexa is a cloud-based billing platform that enables organizations to manage and profitably monetize their business relationships with customers. Monexa supports a wide variety of billing scenarios — from simple subscriptions, to usage-based models, to the most sophisticated customer agreements.
price ($mm)
$5.10
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closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sometrics, Inc.

synopsis: American Express has acquired virtual currency platform and in-game payments provider Sometrics. Sometrics helps gaming publishers market free-to-play online games and monetize virtual currency with a consumer destination site and in-game payment solutions. Sometrics will be added to American Express’ Serve digital payment platform.
buyer parent: American Express Company
buyer: Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc.
Serve Virtual Enterprises is a next-generation digital payments platform that helps you organize your money, send and receive funds, and manage payment requests — all from a single, unified online account. Serve makes paying and being paid simple. "
target: Sometrics, Inc.
Founded in 2007 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Sometrics helps publishers monetize online games through virtual currency with the industry's most advanced in-game payment and optimization platform and consumer digital goods marketplace.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 9/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc., acquired Sometrics, Inc.

synopsis: American Express has acquired virtual currency platform and in-game payments provider Sometrics. Sometrics helps gaming publishers market free-to-play online games and monetize virtual currency with a consumer destination site and in-game payment solutions. Sometrics will be added to American Express’ Serve digital payment platform.
buyer parent: American Express Company
buyer: Serve Virtual Enterprises, Inc.
Serve Virtual Enterprises is a next-generation digital payments platform that helps you organize your money, send and receive funds, and manage payment requests — all from a single, unified online account. Serve makes paying and being paid simple. "
target: Sometrics, Inc.
Founded in 2007 and based in El Segundo, Calif., Sometrics helps publishers monetize online games through virtual currency with the industry's most advanced in-game payment and optimization platform and consumer digital goods marketplace.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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closed 3/24/2010 via PE Hub

T-Venture Holding GmbH, acquired FIRSTGATE Holding AG

synopsis: Deutsche Telekom has acquired all remaining shares in ClickandBuy, a European digital payments platform and e-payments system. Deutsche Telekom already held a 20.2% stake via its venture capital subsidiary.
buyer: T-Venture Holding GmbH
T-Venture, the Venture Capital Company of Deutsche Telekom, was founded in 1997. T-Venture advises and looks after young, innovative enterprises which show economical and technological synergies with the business units of Deutsche Telekom. "
target: FIRSTGATE Holding AG
FIRSTGATE Holding is the parent company of ClickandBuy, one of the leading premier online payment services. Certified by McAfee and tested by Germany’s Technical Inspection and Testing Association (TUV), this online payment system is used for internet purchases by over 13 million people.
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announced 11/18/2009 via Company Press Release

American Express Company, will acquire Revolution Money

synopsis: American Express Company announced that it has agreed to acquire Revolution Money, a Revolution LLC company. Revolution Money provides secure payments through an internet based platform. No names or account numbers appear on Revolution cards and transactions are authorized by using a PIN number.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking. "
target parent: Revolution, LLC.
target: Revolution Money
Revolution Money's RevolutionCard provides consumers with enhanced PIN-based securit and RevolutionMoneyExchange is an online payment service that offers consumers an easy, secure and free way to instantly send and receive money online.
price ($mm)
$305
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closed 11/7/2008 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Bill Me Later, Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc., completed its previously announced acquisition of Bill Me Later, the number two online-oriented payments brand, for approximately $820 million in cash and approximately $125 million worth of outstanding options, net of option exercise proceeds.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Bill Me Later, Inc.
Bill Me Later is a convenient and secure way to pay on the web or over the phone. Bill Me Later lets users pay without using a credit card. At checkout, provide your birthday and the last four digits of your social security number and your purchase is complete.
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$817
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closed 7/16/2008 via BusinessWire

Playspan, acquired PayByCash

synopsis: Silicon Valley based PlaySpan Inc. acquired PayByCash an alternative payment system for online games, virtual worlds and social networks. PlaySpan and PayByCash create one of the fastest growing commerce and payment services companies supporting game publishers’ need for a complete commerce and payments platform.
buyer: Playspan
PlaySpan™ is the game industry's first publisher-sponsored™ in-game commerce™ network. PlaySpan's patent-pending in-game search, commerce and micropayment technologies enable game publishers and developers to generate new revenues, acquire new users and extend the loyalty of existing users. "
target: PayByCash
PayByCash handles all the payment-related customer support, foreign exchange complexity and risk, fraud protection, and maintenance of a constantly growing number of payment system integrations, while providing simplified reporting and accounting to their merchant clients.
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closed 3/28/2007 via

Investcorp Technology Partners, acquired Moneybookers Limited

synopsis: Moneybookers Limited, one of Europe's leading online payment providers and the UK's first FSA-licensed e-money issuer, announced today that Investcorp Technology Partners, the technology private equity arm of the international investment group Investcorp, undertook the buyout of the company for a EUR105 million valuation.
buyer: Investcorp Technology Partners (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a global investment group with offices in London, New York and Bahrain. The firm has five lines of business: private equity investment, global hedge fund, technology investment, real estate investment, and Gulf growth capital. "
target: Moneybookers Limited
Moneybookers.com is a leading European payment provider offering domestic payment options in more than 30 countries and customer service in 12 languages. With now close to 3 million account holders Moneybookers is one of the largest e-wallets worldwide.
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$146
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bitz, acquired DinDin

synopsis: Bitz, a digital wallet in Brazil that makes it easier to pay bills and receive money, has acquired DinDin, a digital payments wallet in Brazil. DinDin makes it easy and safe to send and receive payments from friends and family. Their mobile app allows users to generate bills, manage receipts and payments, pay bills, transfer money, and more.
buyer parent: Bradesco
buyer: Bitz
Bitz is a digital wallet in Brazil that makes it easier to pay bills and receive money. Bitz's mobile app allows users to securely make payments, top off their cell phones, shop online, transfer money to friends and more. "
target: DinDin
DinDin is a digital payments wallet in Brazil. DinDin makes it easy and safe to send and receive payments from friends and family. Their platform and mobile app allows users to generate bills, manage receipts and payments, pay bills, split up payments, transfer money, and more.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Tilt

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired Tilt, a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Tilt
Tilt is a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online. In addition to helping social organizers, the company is legally certified in securing fundraisers for non-profit organizations.
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closed 11/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Qubecell

synopsis: Boku, San Francisco-based mobile payments and carrier billing company, has acquired Qubecell, India’s largest carrier billing company. Founded in 2012, Qubecell is India's first pure-play mobile billing aggregator. They are integrated with all leading operators in India and are now expanding their reach to operators in other emerging markets.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Qubecell
Founded in 2012, Qubecell is India's first pure-play mobile billing aggregator. They are integrated with all leading operators in India and are now expanding their reach to operators in other emerging markets.
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closed 6/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired Fundamo

synopsis: Visa Inc., a global leader in payments, announced that it is acquiring Fundamo, a leading platform provider of mobile financial services for mobile network operators and financial institutions in developing economies. Fundamo’s platform enables the delivery of mobile financial services to unbanked and under-banked consumers around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$21,846.00)
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: Fundamo
Fundamo’s Enterprise Mobile Financial Services platform is architected for configurability and scalability to evolve with the needs of mobile subscribers to deliver increasingly compelling, tailored and differentiated mobile financial services as the market matures.
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$110
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closed 6/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Paymo

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on Webs sites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Paymo
Paymo is the trusted mobile payment system that allows consumers anywhere in the world to buy online and pay with their mobile phone. Paymo is the world's first globally available mobile payment network.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobillcash

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on websites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Mobillcash
Mobillcash is a global mobile payments platform that makes your mobile phone the standard way to pay for goods and services online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/20/2016 via Market Wire

WRIT Media Group, Inc., merged with Pelecoin

synopsis: WRIT Media Group, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of a controlling interest in private equity firm Pandora Venture Capital Corp. WRIT Media has acquired Pandora's Pelecoin digital currency, proprietary Blockchain technologies, and digital currency exchange, which wil be used to organize trade in digital currency instruments.
buyer: WRIT Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:WRIT:$0.00)
WRIT Media Group, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware on March 9, 2007 under the name of Writers’ Group Film Corp. to produce films, television programs and entertainment programs for various media formats. "
target: Pelecoin
Pelecoin's emission is based on a simple proprietary algorithm, accessible and clear to all internet users. The system generates pelecoins on every event, increasing currency's (pelecoin) worth.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2015 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Xoom Corporation

synopsis: PayPal, Inc. announced is has acquired Xoom, a digital money transfer provider. Xoom is a leader in international remittances enabling customers in the United States to send money to, and pay bills for, family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phones, tablets or computers.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies. "
target: Xoom Corporation (XOOM:$177.06)
Xoom is a leading digital money transfer provider that enables consumers to send money, pay bills and send mobile reloads to family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phone, tablet or computer.
price ($mm)[EV]
$975 [$788]
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
123.1x
closed 2/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

AccountNow, Inc., acquired Babblebug.com

synopsis: Jim Jones, CEO of privately held AccountNow, Inc., one of the nation's largest prepaid card companies, announced the acquisition of www.babblebug.com, a provider of wireless telecom products and services, primarily top-ups for prepaid phones.
buyer: AccountNow, Inc.
AccountNow, Inc. is a leading provider of payment solutions for consumers who choose alternatives to traditional banking services. Their money saving prepaid cards give consumers an alternative to traditional checking accounts, access to the financial and payments systems and insured deposits. "
target: Babblebug.com
Babblebug.com (Generis Prepaid, Inc.) is an established, leading provider of long distance, wireless, and point-of-sale services utilizing the latest advancements in online technology, ecommerce, and internet security to deliver high quality, discount prepaid wireless pins via the internet.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/11/2011 via Market Wire

First California Financial Group, Inc., purchased Electronic Banking Solutions from Palm Desert National Bank

synopsis: First California Financial Group, Inc., the holding company of First California Bank, announced that First California Bank has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Electronic Banking Solutions division of Palm Desert National Bank.
buyer: First California Financial Group, Inc. (FCAL:$104.10)
First California Financial Group, Inc. is the holding company of First California Bank. First California offers a full line of quality commercial banking products through 19 full-service branch offices. "
seller: Palm Desert National Bank
Palm Desert National Bank's Electronic Banking Solutions division is a leader in the electronic payment industry with a history of successful stored value prepaid card programs and merchant acquiring programs.
price ($mm)
$5.50
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Kensington Leasing, Ltd., acquired Allianex, LLC

synopsis: Kensington Leasing, Ltd., announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Allianex, LLC for $2.09 (mm). Allianex is among the industry leaders in private label product development, support, and implementation.
buyer: Kensington Leasing, Ltd. (KNSL:$0.00)
Kensington Leasing, Ltd. is a development stage company and intends to lease specialized computer equipment and provide support services for professionals. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Redlands, California. "
target: Allianex, LLC
Allianex is among the industry leaders in private label product development, support, and implementation. Allianex offers customized solutions that maximize sales and provides excellent profit opportunities and increasing retention rates.
price ($mm)
$2.09
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/25/2020 via BusinessWire

WorldRemit, will acquire Sendwave

synopsis: Digital, global cross-border payments company WorldRemit announced it has agreed to acquire Sendwave, a rapidly growing app-based remittance company. Their mission is to make sending money as easy and affordable as sending a text.
buyer: WorldRemit
WorldRemit is an award-winning online money transfer service that enables customers to send remittances to family and friends in more than 100 receiving countries using a variety of payment options including debit cards, credit cards and innovative local payment methods. "
target: Sendwave
Sendwave is a rapidly growing app-based remittance company. Their mission is to make sending money as easy and affordable as sending a text and their app sends instant, no fee transfers from the US, UK, and Canada to Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria with the best rates.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., will acquire Wave Money

synopsis: Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., a leading business corporation with a diversified portfolio of businesses in Myanmar, will acquire an 85% stake in Wave Money from Telenor, a communications company in the Nordics and Asia. Wave Money is a mobile financial services provider in Myanmar that offers users a convenient way to send and receive money.
buyer: Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd.
Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. is a leading business corporation with a diversified portfolio of businesses in Real Estate, Consumer, Automotive & Heavy Equipment, Financial Services and Investments in Myanmar. "
target parent: Telenor Group
target: Wave Money
Wave Money is the leading mobile financial services provider in Myanmar. Wave Money offers users an instant, safe and convenient way of sending and receiving money through their mobile phones. Their app enables customers to send money to anyone in Myanmar at any time using just a phone number.
price ($mm)
$77*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., acquired Ethos.io

synopsis: Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd., a crypto asset broker, has acquired Ethos.io PTE LTD, a leading Universal Wallet & Blockchain Service Provider. Assets acquired include the Ethos Universal Wallet, a digital wallet to securely store, track, and send and receive crypto assets for free, and Ethos Bedrock, an enterprise blockchain application.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.51)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
target: Ethos.io
Ethos.io is a blockchain platform company dedicated to making it easy and safe for consumers and businesses to interact with the new economy. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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Matching Companies
Ticker: TASE:SMTO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Somoto Ltd.
Somoto Ltd.
Somoto provides freeware and shareware developers with a straightforward and simple method to monetize, enhance and distribute their offerings through various tools including the Somoto Toolbar Platform.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$29.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.50
EBIT ($mm)
$4.95
Net Income ($mm)
$3.56
Employees
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Ticker: MNDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MIND CTI
MIND CTI
MIND is a leading provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.41
EBIT ($mm)
$5.32
Net Income ($mm)
$5.35
Employees
229
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Ticker: PYPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PayPal, Inc.
PayPal, Inc.
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$17,037.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,235.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,589.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,536.00
Employees
21800
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Ticker: AIM:FFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$824.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Afterpay Holdings Limited
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.03
EBIT ($mm)
$2.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
665
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: NYSE:SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
Sea Limited is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. They operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,681.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($980.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22600
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Ticker: AIM:BOKU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boku, Inc.
Boku, Inc.
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$50.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.09
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
214
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Ticker: SYF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial is one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. Through their partners’ over 350,000 locations across the United States and Canada, and their websites, they offer their customers a variety of credit products to finance the purchase of goods and services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$7,216.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,076.00
Employees
16000
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Ticker: GDOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Green Dot Corporation
Green Dot Corporation
Green Dot Corporation, a prepaid financial services company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money management solutions in the United States. The company offers general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards, and cash loading and transfer services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$706.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$90.75
EBIT ($mm)
$49.15
Net Income ($mm)
$36.87
Employees
1012
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Ticker: BSE:531213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Ltd
Manappuram Finance Limited is a non banking financial company. They provide fund and fee based services in India. The company offers gold loans, SME and micro finance, forex and money transfer services, commercial vehicle loans, and many other services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$395.23
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$121.71
Employees
24886
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Ticker: JSE:BLU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Label Telecoms
Blue Label Telecoms
The Blue Label Telecoms Group (Blue Label Telecoms) is a leading distributor of prepaid secure electronic tokens of value and transactional services within emerging and developing economies.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,667.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.26
EBIT ($mm)
$60.00
Net Income ($mm)
$38.69
Employees
1186
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Ticker: LSE:TCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tinkoff Bank
Tinkoff Bank is an innovative provider of online financial services operating in Russia through a high-tech branchless platform. The bank’s product range includes credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposits, co-branded cards, and agent-based mortgage products and retail securities trading.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$625.66
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$246.71
Employees
10217
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Ticker: SSPC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks provides proprietary loyalty systems and a suite of digital engagement and marketing services that help local merchants build relationships with consumers and drive revenues.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:FTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fintech Select
Fintech Select
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
45
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Ticker: AIM:CPP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CPP Group Plc
CPP Group is an AIM-listed credit card protection and insurance assistance business process services provider.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$128.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.70
EBIT ($mm)
$6.12
Net Income ($mm)
$6.44
Employees
650
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