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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Web

MH Pillars Ltd., acquired Alert Pay

synopsis: The strategic assets of AlertPay Inc., one of the world’s leading online payment processors, have been acquired by MH Pillars Ltd., a UK-based firm specializing in prepaid-card solutions. By acquiring AlertPay’s proprietary technology, MH Pillars will be able to enter the online payments industry with a full suite of solutions.
buyer: MH Pillars Ltd.
MH Pillars is a prominent player in the UK market proposing and providing white label prepaid card solutions for customers worldwide. Shedding anonymity as a white label solution, MH Pillars' next evolutionary step was to enter the digital wallet and payment processing market. "
target: Alert Pay
Founded in 2004, AlertPay is a rapidly growing leader in online payments. The service provides individuals and businesses the ability to send and receive payments online without exposing their personal or financial information.
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announced 6/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ziftr, LLC will be merged with GoCoin,

synopsis: Global Singapore-based bitcoin payment processing startup and mobile wallet GoCoin has announced that the company is set to proceed with a strategic merger agreement with veteran e-commerce and credit card processing company Ziftr.
buyer: GoCoin
GoCoin is a digital currency payments platform for online operators and eCommerce merchants accepting Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin and other emerging currencies as a payment method at checkout. "
target parent: myVBO, LLC
target: Ziftr, LLC
Ziftr is an e-commerce and credit card processing company. They have created a suite of integrated tools that work together to provide the ideal shopping experience for consumers and merchants. They include ziftrCOIN, ziftrPAY, ziftrWALLET and ziftrSHOP.
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closed 10/2/2018 via BusinessWire

CSG International, Inc., acquired Forte Payment Systems

synopsis: CSG has completed the acquisition of Forte Payment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advanced payment solutions. Forte offers merchants a broad range of payment solutions, including credit card and debit card processing, ACH/eCheck origination, check verification and fraud prevention.
buyer: CSG International, Inc. (CSGS:$819.14)
CSG simplifies the complexity of business transformation in the digital age for the most respected communications, media and entertainment service providers worldwide. CSG delivers revenue management, customer experience and digital monetization solutions for every stage of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Forte Payment Systems
Forte Payment Systems offers merchants a broad range of payment solutions, including credit card and debit card processing, ACH/eCheck origination, check verification and fraud prevention as well as reducing transaction costs, mitigating risk, and increasing efficiencies.
price ($mm)
$85
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Accelerated Payment Technologies

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading, worldwide provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Accelerated Payment Technologies (APT). APT is an innovative provider of fully-integrated payment solutions for small to medium sized merchants producing approximately $8 billion in annual card volume.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Accelerated Payment Technologies
Accelerated Payment Technologies innovates, markets and services its own middleware, card present gateway and security payment technologies, to provide a highly flexible platform and a single integration point. It serves 30,000 U.S. businesses and processes billions in transaction volume annually.
price ($mm)
$413
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announced 4/27/2016 via Company Press Release

payleven will be merged with Sumup,

synopsis: Mobile payment companies SumUp & payleven announced a definitive merger agreement to create the global leader in mobile payments. By joining forces, the combined company will be perfectly positioned to leverage both SumUp’s proprietary end-to-end hardware and payment platform, and payleven’s leading merchant acquisition capabilities.
buyer: Sumup
umUp is the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company and is set to empower the world to accept card payments. With SumUp, merchants can accept credit and debit cards, using their smartphones or tablets, in a simple, secure and cost-effective way. "
target: payleven
payleven is the leading mobile card payments company, providing small and medium-sized businesses with a cost-effective and secure way to accept debit and credit card payments.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, will acquire Pagantis

synopsis: Afterpay, a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, will acquire Pagantis, a Spain-based fintech company that provides automated, friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Afterpay is a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments. Afterpay allows customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time, helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest. "
target: Pagantis
Pagantis is a Spain-based fintech company that provides friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments. The company offers payment services for eCommerce businesses in Spain, France and Italy.
price ($mm)
$59
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announced 8/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Heidelpay

synopsis: KKR will acquire a majority shareholding of heidelpay Group from its majority shareholder, AnaCap Financial Partners. Based in Heidelberg, the heidelpay Group is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative fintech service providers in Germany. The full-service payment service provider covers the entire spectrum of electronic payment processing.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$1,307.71)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
target: Heidelpay
Based in Heidelberg, the heidelpay Group is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative fintech service providers in Germany. Founded in 2003, the full-service payment service provider covers the entire spectrum of electronic payment processing.
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announced 6/12/2019 via Bloomberg

PayU Group, will acquire Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider, will acquire Iyzico, a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.
Iyzico is a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world. Their mobile app allows online shoppers to easily manage and keep track of their orders.
price ($mm)
$165
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closed 11/15/2018 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Hyperwallet

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hyperwallet, a leading global payout platform. The acquisition of Hyperwallet enhances PayPal’s payout capabilities, improving the company’s ability to provide an integrated suite of payment solutions to ecommerce platforms and marketplaces around the world.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Hyperwallet
Hyperwallet’s payout platform provides organizations with a fast, efficient, and transparent way to distribute funds to payees around the world. Trusted by enterprise, ecommerce, and on-demand platforms, Hyperwallet makes it easy to deliver a superior payment experience through a single integration.
price ($mm)
$400
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closed 10/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Tinkoff Bank, acquired CloudPayments, LLC

synopsis: TCS Group Holding PLC, Russia’s leading provider of online retail financial services via its Tinkoff.ru financial supermarket, announced the purchase of a 55% controlling stake in CloudPayments, an innovative developer of online payment solutions. The CloudPayments system is a universal processing system for processing payments with bankcards.
buyer: Tinkoff Bank (LSE:TCS:$625.66)
Tinkoff Bank is an online provider of retail financial services with over 5 million customers across Russia. Leveraging its high-tech proprietary online platform, Tinkoff has no branches and acquires and services its customers via online channels and its call centre. "
target: CloudPayments, LLC
CloudPayments is an innovative developer of online payment solutions for the e-commerce market. The CloudPayments system is a universal processing system for processing payments with bankcards via international payments systems Visa and MasterCard.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Natixis, acquired PayPlug

synopsis: Natixis, the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, has acquired majority stake in PayPlug, a payments and analytics company based in France that provides secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Natixis (ENXTPA:KN:$11,403.27)
Natixis is the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis is organized into three business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services. "
target: PayPlug
PayPlug is a payments and analytics company providing secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers. PayPlug's technology enables sellers to accept online payments by optimizing conversion and predicting fraud risks at scale.
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announced 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Heidelpay, will purchase Paysafe Pay Later from Paysafe Group

synopsis: Germany-based heidelpay Group will acquire Paysafe Pay Later, the deferred payments arm of the Paysafe Group. Focusing on the DACH region, Paysafe Pay Later is an omni-channel solutions provider for online and physical retailers wishing to offer white-labeled invoice and installment payment solutions, as well as bank transfers and direct debits.
buyer parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
buyer: Heidelpay
Based in Heidelberg, the heidelpay Group is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative fintech service providers in Germany. heidelpay is a full-service payment service provider that covers the entire spectrum of electronic payment processing. "
seller: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
Paysafe Pay Later is the deferred payments arm of the Paysafe Group. Paysafe Pay Later is an omnichannel provider with solutions for both online and bricks-and-mortar retailers wishing to offer white-labeled invoice and installment payment solutions, as well as bank transfers and direct debits.
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closed 10/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired Payline Data Services LLC

synopsis: Payline Data, a full-service payment solutions provider, announced that it has been acquired by Pineapple Payments, an omni-channel payments technology company. Payline has rapidly ascended in the highly competitive payment processing industry, serving nearly 10,000 merchants and processing $2 Billion in annual volume.
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: Payline Data Services LLC
Payline Data Services LLC is an industry-shaping payments company that powers payment experiences for a wide range of merchants. Payline has rapidly ascended in the highly competitive payment processing industry, serving nearly 10,000 merchants and processing $2 Billion in annual volume.
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closed 2/22/2016 via Company Press Release

Wirecard AG, acquired Moip

synopsis: Wirecard AG, one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions, has acquired all shares of the Brazilian company Moip Pagamentos S.A., the ideal payment solution for e-commerce, marketplaces, recurring payments, and face-to-face sales.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. "
target: Moip
Moip is the ideal payment solution for e-commerce, marketplaces, recurring payments, and face-to-face sales. Based on concepts as innovation and flexibility, Moip offers its clients over 15 options of means of payment, risk management and dispute resolution tools and simplified accession.
price ($mm)
$26
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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EV / EBITDA
18.0x
closed 1/3/2012 via BusinessWire

VeriFone, Inc., acquired Point Transaction Systems AB

synopsis: VeriFone Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Point, Northern Europe’s largest provider of payment and gateway services and solutions for retailers. Point, based in Stockholm, has operations in 11 European countries and serves a captive network encompassing almost 475,000 merchant contracts.
buyer: VeriFone, Inc. (PAY:$2,000.46)
VeriFone Systems, Inc. is the global leader in secure electronic payment solutions. VeriFone provides expertise, solutions and services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated, consumer-facing and self-service payment systems. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Point Transaction Systems AB
Point Transaction Systems ("Point") is the leading provider of multichannel electronic payment solutions in Europe focusing on payment services to merchants. Point installations handle 10 million transactions per day, and customers include some of the largest retail companies in Europe.
price ($mm)
$1,049
rev ($mm)
$191
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5.5x
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closed 2/2/2011 via Company Press Release

NEOVIA Financial Plc, acquired Optimal Payments, Inc.

synopsis: NEOVIA Financial Plc, the leading alternative payments business, announced that the Company has completed the acquisition of Optimal Payments, a leading provider of straight through processing solutions to merchants in North America and Europe.
buyer: NEOVIA Financial Plc
NEOVIA Financial Plc specialise in safe payment and money transfer services, giving merchants and consumers the freedom to manage and move their money online. The company works to remove the risks of variable factors such as identity, currency exchange and distance. "
target parent: Optimal Group Inc.
target: Optimal Payments, Inc. (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
Optimal Payments is a leading global provider of online payment solutions offering credit/debit card and direct debit processing to e-commerce and mail-order/telephone-order (MOTO) merchants in Canada, the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean.
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$48
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closed 3/14/2013 via BusinessWire

FIS, acquired mFoundry, Inc.

synopsis: FIS™ announced it has completed the acquisition of mFoundry, a foremost provider of mobile banking and payment solutions for financial institutions and retailers. The resulting combination creates one of the leading mobile entities in the financial services space and enables FIS to leverage its technology assets across a broader client base.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: FIS (FIS:$9,241.00)
FIS is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: mFoundry, Inc.
mFoundry is North America’s largest provider of mobile banking and mobile payments services. The leading software-as-a-service (SaaS), cloud-based mobile banking offering, mFoundry works with more than 850 banks and credit unions nationwide.
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announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Monitise plc, will acquire The Mobile Money Network

synopsis: Monitise Plc agreed to buy control of Mobile Money Network Ltd. The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
buyer: Monitise plc (AIM:MONI:$79.40)
Monitise plc is a technology and services company delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce networks worldwide with the proven technology and expertise to enable financial institutions and other service providers to offer a wide range of services to their customers. "
target: The Mobile Money Network
The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
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$28*
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announced 7/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Paysafe Group, will acquire Openbucks

synopsis: Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, announced its acquisition of US-based payment technology company, Openbucks, an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
buyer: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
UK-based Paysafe is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing, and online cash solutions. "
target: Openbucks
Openbucks is an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
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closed 4/23/2020 via finextra.com

Worldline, acquired GoPay s.r.o.

synopsis: Worldline, one of the largest payments providers in Europe, has acquired a 53% stake in GoPay, an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
buyer: Worldline
Worldline is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. "
target: GoPay s.r.o.
GoPay is an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
price ($mm)
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$8
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Web

MH Pillars Ltd., acquired Alert Pay

synopsis: The strategic assets of AlertPay Inc., one of the world’s leading online payment processors, have been acquired by MH Pillars Ltd., a UK-based firm specializing in prepaid-card solutions. By acquiring AlertPay’s proprietary technology, MH Pillars will be able to enter the online payments industry with a full suite of solutions.
buyer: MH Pillars Ltd.
MH Pillars is a prominent player in the UK market proposing and providing white label prepaid card solutions for customers worldwide. Shedding anonymity as a white label solution, MH Pillars' next evolutionary step was to enter the digital wallet and payment processing market. "
target: Alert Pay
Founded in 2004, AlertPay is a rapidly growing leader in online payments. The service provides individuals and businesses the ability to send and receive payments online without exposing their personal or financial information.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Web

MH Pillars Ltd., acquired Alert Pay

synopsis: The strategic assets of AlertPay Inc., one of the world’s leading online payment processors, have been acquired by MH Pillars Ltd., a UK-based firm specializing in prepaid-card solutions. By acquiring AlertPay’s proprietary technology, MH Pillars will be able to enter the online payments industry with a full suite of solutions.
buyer: MH Pillars Ltd.
MH Pillars is a prominent player in the UK market proposing and providing white label prepaid card solutions for customers worldwide. Shedding anonymity as a white label solution, MH Pillars' next evolutionary step was to enter the digital wallet and payment processing market. "
target: Alert Pay
Founded in 2004, AlertPay is a rapidly growing leader in online payments. The service provides individuals and businesses the ability to send and receive payments online without exposing their personal or financial information.
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Posera Ltd.

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Posera Ltd., a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Posera Ltd. (TSX:PAY:$6.24)
Posera is a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction. Their solutions include a pay-at-the-table application, a robust POS system, a kitchen display system, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13 [$11]
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$6
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announced 5/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Xalles, will acquire Co-Owners Rewards Inc.

synopsis: Xalles, a provider of payment solution consulting and direct investment services, will acquire Co-Owners Rewards, a Financial Rewards Community that allows members to earn stock in the same company that provides them with financial services. Co-Owners Rewards' prepaid card allows members to earn stock rewards while buying everyday items.
buyer: Xalles (OTCPK:XALL:$0.15)
Xalles provides payment solution consulting and direct investment services. They help companies launch prepaid and credit card programs, mobile payment solutions, financial reward programs, and more. Their direct investments are focused on disruptive payment solution companies. "
target: Co-Owners Rewards Inc.
Co-Owners Rewards is a Financial Rewards Community that allows members to earn stock in the same company providing them with everyday consumer financial services. Their General Purpose Reloadable Prepaid card allows members to earn stock rewards while buying everyday items like gas and groceries.
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closed 3/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Extrameasures

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired extrameasures, a prepaid consumer promotions and incentives company. Extrameasures offers Visa prepaid cards and gift cards with a proprietary platform to help businesses drive consumer acquisition, engagement and loyalty.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Extrameasures
Extrameasures is a leading provider of promotional and incentive prepaid card programs, both open and closed loop. Extrameasures has pioneered innovative features enhancing their prepaid card offering to include first-to-market card features, unparalleled client reporting, and fraud monitoring.
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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Urban FT, Inc., acquired Wipit

synopsis: Urban FT Inc., a leading provider of white-label digital banking applications for bank and non-bank issuers, has completed the acquisition of Wipit Inc. Wipit is a well-known provider of digital wallet solutions to the MVNO market and is perhaps best known for its recent deals with Boost Mobile, Sprint Corporation and Pinsight Media.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT is setting the new industry standard in digital banking applications. Their solution operates as a light-weight technology layer that plugs in with an FI’s incumbent payment processor, and provides for all user data to be stored and maintained behind the FIs own firewall. "
target: Wipit
Wipit provides integrated mobile payments, financial services, and prepaid debit card convenience to undertake consumers. Wipit is partnered with Sprint, powering Boost Mobile Wallet and Sprint Money Express.
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announced 12/16/2014 via GlobeNewswire

FiCentive Inc., will acquire Akimbo Financial

synopsis: FiCentive, Inc. announced that it is acquiring substantially all of the assets of Akimbo Financial Inc. and expects to complete the acquisition in the near future. Akimbo is a social payments provider and prepaid card program manager. Akimbo endeavors to reinvent the prepaid card.
buyer parent: Payment Data Systems, Inc.
buyer: FiCentive Inc.
FiCentive, Inc. is a turn-key prepaid card solutions provider that quickly and securely delivers customized prepaid card programs for corporations, financial institutions, affinity groups or any organization that needs to deliver a financial incentive to their customers, vendors, or employees. "
target: Akimbo Financial
Akimbo is a social payments provider and prepaid card program manager. Akimbo endeavors to reinvent the prepaid card and its unique product offers a novel way to stay on budget, manage allowances and share money with friends and family.
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closed 5/22/2013 via PR Newswire

Tranzbyte Corporation, acquired Yo! It's Me

synopsis: Tranzbyte Corporation, announced that it has purchased the YO! Debit Card Network. The card is currently available to those signing up for it online at www.yomastercard.com. Currently, the YO! Card is accepted worldwide anywhere Mastercard is accepted. Customers can add money to their cards through 1000's of outlets nationwide.
buyer: Tranzbyte Corporation (OTCPK:ERBB:$0.05)
The Tranzbyte Corporation acquires, holds, or spins out successful divisions in what has been described in previous news releases as "dividend farming". Companies that qualify and decide to become public on their own will agree to carve out shares for Tranzbyte and their ERBB shareholders. "
target: Yo! It's Me
The Yo It’s Me - CashPass Prepaid MasterCard serves as a personal prepaid debit card – for convenient purchases at stores, online, and over the phone. Available without a credit check or bank account, the Yo It’s Me - CashPass Prepaid MasterCard is a signature-based spending card.
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closed 7/1/2013 via BusinessWire

TSYS, acquired NetSpend

synopsis: TSYS has completed its acquisition of NetSpend. NetSpend is a leading provider of general purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid debit cards, PayCards and related financial services to the estimated 68 million underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank account or who rely on alternative financial services.
buyer: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS offers merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare and more, they make it possible for those in the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience. "
target: NetSpend (NTPS:$351.33)
NetSpend is a leading provider of general-purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and related financial services to the estimated 68 million underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank account or who rely on alternative financial services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,223 [$1,273]
rev ($mm)
$351
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
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3.6x
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15.0x
closed 10/25/2012 via PE Hub

Ogone SA, acquired Tunz.com

synopsis: Online payment solutions provider Ogone has acquired Tunz.com. Founded in 2007, Tunz.com owns an e-Money issuer licence which was granted by the National Bank of Belgium. The acquisition of Tunz.com is a strategic milestone for Ogone, the worldwide specialist in online payment solutions.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Ogone SA
Ogone is one of the leading European payment service providers with more than 20,000 customers across 35 countries. "
target: Tunz.com
Tunz.com, founded in January 2007, is a mobile electronic payment issuer. Tunz is a unique open payment platform offering a wide range of innovative mobile payment solutions & applications such as contactless (NFC) payments, national and international person-to-person payments, and web payments.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

FINO, purchased Mobile Payment Services Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Nokia has eliminated its mobile payment services business in India by selling it off to a financial inclusion facilitating firm Fino. The acquisition of Nokia Mobile Payment Services in India will allow Blackstone backed FINO to foray into prepaid mobile payment space.
buyer: FINO
FINO is an integrated technology platform and delivery channel, enabling sourcing and servicing of world's micro customers on a large scale. FINO, with its leading edge solutions plays a key role in India's quest for developing branchless banking infrastructure. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
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announced 3/12/2012 via BusinessWire

FleetCor Technologies, Inc., will purchase Tebca and Servitebca from NovoPayment, Inc.

synopsis: FleetCor Technologies, Inc., a global provider of fuel cards and specialized payment services to businesses, announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Mexican assets of NovoPayment’s subsidiaries Tebca and Servitebca.
buyer: FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT:$2,566.17)
FleetCor Technologies, Inc., The Global Fleet Card Company, is a global provider of fuel cards and specialized payment services to businesses. FleetCor, with operations in North America, Latin America and Europe, serves commercial accounts across the globe. "
seller: NovoPayment, Inc.
NovoPayment, Inc.is Latin America’s leading prepaid card service provider and program manager. The company is the region’s first non-financial institution to be granted a Principal Member license by MasterCard Worldwide for the issuance of branded prepaid cards.
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closed 1/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Green Dot Corporation, acquired eCommlink, Inc

synopsis: Prepaid debit card provider Green Dot Corp. announced that it has acquired the assets of eCommLink, Inc., a Las Vegas firm that processes card payments for $2.5 million.
buyer: Green Dot Corporation (GDOT:$706.93)
Green Dot Corporation, a prepaid financial services company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money management solutions in the United States. The company offers general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards, and cash loading and transfer services. "
target parent: Syntek Capital AG
target: eCommlink, Inc
eCommLink, Inc., a prepaid processor, develops and provides prepaid debit solutions for financial institutions and program managers. It offers virtual, transaction processing, custom program development, and cardholder services, as well as mobile commerce solutions.
price ($mm)
$2.50
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announced 8/21/2019 via PE Hub

Oakley Capital Limited, will acquire Seven Miles GmbH

synopsis: Oakley Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Seven Miles GmbH, a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
buyer: Oakley Capital Limited (AIM:OCI:$104.81)
UK-based Oakley Capital is a Western Europe focused mid-market private equity fund aimed at providing investors with significant long-term capital appreciation. Oakley Capital focuses on buy-out opportunities in industries with the potential for growth, consolidation and performance improvement. "
target: Seven Miles GmbH
Seven Miles GmbH is a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was established in Germany in 2014, Seven Miles has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.
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closed 5/2/2018 via Reuters

Tyros AG, acquired Next Gen Gifting Inc.

synopsis: Tyros AG, a German investment company that focuses on cryptocurrency and blockchain companies, has acquired Next Gen Gifting (NGG) by increasing its stake in the company from 27% to 51%. NGG is building a platform for physical and digital gift cards that can be transformed into cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Litecoin Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash.
buyer: Tyros AG (HMSE:T7RA:$1.44)
Tyros AG is a German investment company that focuses on cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. The company works with a select group of entrepreneurs who are powering the cryptocurrency marketplace. "
target: Next Gen Gifting Inc.
Next Gen Gifting (NGG) is building the leading platform for physical and digital gift cards that can be transformed into cryptocurrency. NGG gift cards can be used for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, Litecoin Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash.
price ($mm)
$1.27*
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closed 11/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Didix

synopsis: Prepaid and payments company Blackhawk Network announced it has acquired DIDIX Gifting & Promotions. DIDIX issues and markets leisure-themed gifts and promotions using a prepaid card that can be redeemed to pay for services at multiple leisure outlets, including regional retailers, restaurants, cinemas and spas.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: Didix
DIDIX is a market leader in the issuing of leisure themed gift cards and promotions in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Belgium. DIDIX owns several gifting brands such as RestaurantCadeau, BioscoopCadeau, CinemaCadeau and Restaurant Choice and experience activities boxes such as Momento.
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closed 10/28/2010 via PR Newswire

Grupo Marcatel, acquired Vivaro Corporation

synopsis: Grupo Marcatel has successfully completed the acquisition of Vivaro Corporation, a company dedicated to the sale and distribution of pre-paid calling cards in the United States.
buyer: Grupo Marcatel
Grupo Marcatel is a Mexican corporation and a key player within the telecommunications industry in America, Africa, Europe and Asia, with outstanding presence in Canada, United States, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Brasil, Great Britain, Spain, South Africa and Mexico. "
target: Vivaro Corporation
Vivaro Corporation provides innovative Telecommunications and Financial Services products to the fast-growing Hispanic community. Headquartered in New York City, Vivaro has a strong international presence and regional offices throughout the United States.
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closed 8/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, acquired EmpatKali

synopsis: Afterpay, a company that allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time, has acquired EmpatKali, which operates a similar service in Indonesia.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers. "
target: EmpatKali
Started in 2018, EmpatKali is a payment solution that allows consumers to shop and pay in four equal installments with no interest. They can do shopping at its merchant partners, both online and offline.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, will acquire Pagantis

synopsis: Afterpay, a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, will acquire Pagantis, a Spain-based fintech company that provides automated, friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Afterpay is a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments. Afterpay allows customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time, helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest. "
target: Pagantis
Pagantis is a Spain-based fintech company that provides friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments. The company offers payment services for eCommerce businesses in Spain, France and Italy.
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$59
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announced 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Nets Holding A/S, will acquire Polskie ePłatnosci

synopsis: Nets, a leading player in the European payments industry, will acquire Polskie ePłatności (PeP), from Innova Capital, a private equity firm in Central Europe. PeP is a payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, e-commerce, and more.
buyer: Nets Holding A/S
Nets is one of the top payment processors in Europe. Nets focuses on making it even easier and more intuitive for their customers to handle digital payments and related services. The company handles billions of transactions annually and is a trusted partner to more than 700,000 merchant outlets. "
target parent: Innova Capital
target: Polskie ePłatnosci
Polskie ePłatności (PeP) is a leading payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments and providing innovative services for business. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, loyalty programs, e-commerce, and more.
price ($mm)
$458
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/10/2019 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Walletron

synopsis: ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has acquired Walletron, which delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. "
target parent: The Western Union Company
target: Walletron
Walletron, which is used by more than 6 million consumers in more than 100 countries, delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay. Its network of billing and payment partners manages more than 12 billion bills.
price ($mm)
$3.40
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
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