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closed 5/24/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Planet Payment, acquired Branded Payment Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Planet Payment, Inc., a leading provider of international payment processing and multi-currency processing services, announces that the Company has completed the purchase of Branded Payment Solutions Ltd (BPS), an Irish payments company based in Dublin. The acquisition of BPS expands the scope of Planet Payment's global technology solutions.
buyer: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment delivers secure payment processing services to leading banks and other payment services providers. The company offer banks and processors an industry-leading, secure and scalable processing platform. "
target: Branded Payment Solutions Ltd
Branded Payment Solutions Ltd provides a back-end transaction processing and management platform for the delivery of value-added services and content (such as mobile top-up, bill-pay, vouchers, and support of open and closed loop card programs).
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closed 7/28/2019 via PR Web

CreditPilot PLC, acquired iPSP.de GmbH

synopsis: Cyprus-based CreditPilot, a financial technology company, has acquired iPSP.de GmbH, a German online acquiring services provider and financial technology developer. iPSP.de GmbH offers online payment acquiring, card payout, and other processing-related services to online merchants and mobile application developers.
buyer: CreditPilot PLC
Cyprus-based CreditPilot is a European financial technology company specializing in digital and mobile financial services, transactional and payment infrastructure. CreditPilot’s flagship product for non-financial consumer-facing businesses is A2A (Any2Any), a digital payment ecosystem. "
target: iPSP.de GmbH
Germany-based iPSP.de GmbH offers online payment acquiring, card payout, and other processing-related services to online merchants and mobile application developers. The company also provides access to its platforms under the “managed Software as a Service (SaaS)” model.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lyf Pay, acquired Neos

synopsis: Lyf Pay, a universal mobile payment app in France, has acquired NEOS, a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
buyer: Lyf Pay
Lyf Pay is a universal mobile payment app in France. Lyf Pay is an easy-to-use payment app that covers a broad set of needs, including in-store payments, online shopping, friend and family payments, charitable donations, and more. Lyf Pay also integrates payment cards, loyalty cards and coupons. "
target: Neos
NEOS is a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
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closed 10/3/2018 via Company Press Release

Silver Investment Partners, acquired ALVARA Cash Management Group AG

synopsis: Silver Investment Partners (SIP), an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has acquired a majority stake in ALVARA Cash Management Group AG (ALVARA), a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions.
buyer: Silver Investment Partners
Silver Investment Partners is an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Silver Investment Partners acquires both majority and minority equity stakes in companies with sales between EUR 5 million and EUR 100 million. "
target: ALVARA Cash Management Group AG
ALVARA is a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions. Their solutions enable their clients to better control the entire cash cycle and helps increase the transparency and security of payments while minimizing the risk of fraud.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

GK Software AG, acquired Valuephone GmbH

synopsis: GK Software, a leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers, has taken over valuephone GmbH. Valuephone is a leading provider of mobile couponing, mobile payment and mobile loyalty services in Germany.
buyer: GK Software AG (DB:GKS:$109.94)
GK Software AG has become the leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers with stores around the globe. Currently in over 40 countries, GK Software continues to expand along with their customers throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. "
target: Valuephone GmbH
Valuephone is a leading provider of mobile couponing, mobile payment and mobile loyalty services in Germany. The software company develops innovative applications for mobile marketing and loyalty management for a variety of retail and other businesses.
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$3
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wibmo Inc., acquired Mypoolin

synopsis: US-based digital payment company Wibmo Inc has bought Bengaluru-based payment solution provider Mypoolin. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks.
buyer: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo Inc. a Cupertino, California based company is rapidly becoming India’s leader in mobile payments. The largest provider of eCommerce security in India, the company has launched WIBMO Mobile Payments Network – India’s first shared mobile payment ecosystem. "
target: Mypoolin
Mypoolin is a Bengaluru-based payment solution provider. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks. It also provided a feature to split and settle bills with friends using a web interface.
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closed 3/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Stripe Inc., acquired Index

synopsis: Stripe, the $9 billion payments processing startup, has acquired point-of-sale (POS) software developer Index. Index, which was backed by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s venture capital firm Innovation Endeavors, is well-known for its software for PIN pads that is able to read a chip card in under a second.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Index
Index provides software for in-store payments systems, like the PIN pads used to pay with a debit or credit card at retailers or pharmacies. Its biggest claim to fame is that its software for these pads can read a chip card in under a second, making for faster checkouts.
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closed 2/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Uphold, acquired Cortex MCP

synopsis: Uphold, a provider of a digital money platform, has acquired Cortex MCP, a leading mobile commerce and authentication company that provides the most secure mobile wallet technology in the industry. Cortex's platform and solutions enable service providers to safely accept cryptos, giving businesses and consumers the widest possible choice.
buyer: Uphold
Uphold offers a digital money platform that lets users instantly and safely access traditional currencies, cryptocurrencies, and other investments all in one place. The platform provides access to the widest range of currencies and investments available in one place, with transparency and security. "
target: Cortex MCP
Cortex MCP is a leading mobile commerce and authentication company that provides the most secure mobile wallet technology in the industry. Cortex's platform and solutions enable merchants and service providers to safely accept cryptos, giving businesses and consumers the widest possible choice.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Netcetera AG, acquired Nexperts GmbH

synopsis: Netcetera has acquired a 100% stake in Nexperts GmbH, complementing its offering in the payment area with the wallet, mobile payment and NFC expertise from Nexperts. Nexperts is a leading provider of mobile contactless solutions in the area of payments, with profound experience and expertise in bringing NFC applications to mobile platforms.
buyer: Netcetera AG
As a leading Swiss software company, Netcetera supports its customers worldwide with trend-setting products and custom software. They cover the entire IT service lifecycle, from strategy to implementation and operation. "
target: Nexperts GmbH
Nexperts is a leading provider of mobile contactless solutions in the area of payments. The company has profound experience and expertise in bringing NFC applications to mobile platforms such as Android and iPhone. Solutions from Nexperts are used by banks, retailers and mobile operators.
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closed 1/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

PKO Bank Polski, acquired Zencard Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: PKO Bank Polski Capital Group completed purchase of ZenCard Sp. z o.o., a digital company offering a loyalty programme that enables virtualisation of loyalty cards.
buyer: PKO Bank Polski (WSE:PKO:$2,509.81)
PKO Bank Polski is the indisputable leader in the Polish banking sector. The bank is the basic supplier of financial services for all client segments and has highest share in the deposit market (17.3%) and loans (17.6%), including mortgage loans. "
target: Zencard Sp. z o.o.
ZenCard turns existing payment cards, issued by any bank in any system, into universal loyalty & rewards cards giving retailers full control over the loyalty program by installing small piece of software on their existing payment terminals to allow them to set up loyalty marketing campaigns.
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announced 3/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ackroo Inc., will acquire Appetite

synopsis: Ackroo Inc. and D1 Mobile announced that the two companies have reached an agreement for Ackroo to acquire D1 Mobile's Appetite® Mobile Pay and Loyalty platform and D1 Mobile's customer base of 281 locations. The Appetite® platform empowered franchisors and retail chains with in-store mobile payment and loyalty solutions.
buyer: Ackroo Inc. (TSXV:AKR:$3.30)
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty solutions into the North American gift card and loyalty market. Their solutions enable businesses, merchants and business networks to increase profitability and build long-term customer relationships through customized gift card and loyalty programs. "
target parent: D1 Mobile
target: Appetite
The Appetite® platform empowered franchisors and retail chains with in-store mobile payment and loyalty solutions, and instantaneous engagement and data aggregation tools.
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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Morpho, acquired AirTag

synopsis: Morpho (Safran) has finalized its acquisition of AirTag, a French startup specialized in innovative mobile payment solutions. AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. This latest acquisition further reinforces Morpho's growth strategy in the digital security market.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Morpho
Morpho is one of the world’s leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. "
target parent: Seventure Partners
target: AirTag
AirTag develops secure mobile transaction solutions for banks, payment networks and retail. The company developed AirPass, a "virtual bank card" solution using HCE* (Host Card Emulation) technology and based on a proprietary Tokenization platform (involving a single-use payment token).
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closed 10/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Boku, Inc., acquired mopay

synopsis: Boku, Inc., the global leader in mobile payments, announced the acquisition of mopay, one of the largest carrier billing companies in the world. The acquisition makes Boku the largest standalone provider of carrier billing-based mobile payment services in the world, adding marquee merchant customers like Valve, gameloft, and Wargaming.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$31.11)
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. "
target parent: Acision
target: mopay
mopay is a global leader in innovative payment solutions for online merchants. mopay’s core platform enables merchants of virtual, digital and physical goods and services to bill charges directly to consumers’ cell phone, land line and broadband accounts.
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closed 8/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Leaf Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, the nation's fifth largest payment processor and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, announced that it acquired Leaf, creator of a mobile Point of Sale (POS) tablet specifically designed for commerce.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, mobile commerce, e-commerce, marketing solutions, security technology, payroll solutions, and related business solutions and services to more than 275,000 business and educational locations nationwide. "
target: Leaf Holdings, Inc.
Founded in 2011, Leaf is a mobile POS payment system specifically designed to meet the needs of small merchants. The Android-based Leaf tablets accept all forms of customer payment, including credit cards, gift cards, cash, PayPal, and mobile payments.
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closed 8/12/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Manhattan Associates, acquired Global Bay Mobile Technologies

synopsis: Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of GlobalBay Technologies from VeriFone, a leading provider of next-generation mobile retail solutions.
buyer: Manhattan Associates (MANH:$451.49)
Manhattan Associates brings companies closer to their customers. They design, build and deliver market-leading Supply Chain Commerce Solutions that drive top line growth by converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution and efficiency. "
target parent: VeriFone, Inc.
target: Global Bay Mobile Technologies
Global Bay Mobile Technologies is a leading provider of next-generation mobile retail solutions. Global Bay works with retailers to increase sales and improve customer satisfaction with mobile applications that leverage existing POS, e-commerce, and traditional store systems.
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announced 5/19/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire ElectraCard Services

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement with Opus Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., to acquire its subsidiary, ElectraCard Services Private Limited, a leading global provider of software solutions and processing services for electronic payment and card systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$15,707.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target parent: Opus Software Solutions
target: ElectraCard Services
ElectraCard Services (ECS), headquartered in Pune, India is a leading provider of software products and processing services for electronic payments. Its customer base includes financial institutions, retailers and telcos in over 25 countries globally.
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closed 5/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Worldpay Group, acquired Pazien, Inc.

synopsis: Worldpay Group, the payments processing business owned by Advent and Bain Capital, has acquired Pazien, a payment ecosystem "demystifier". Pazien's platform helps businesses to select and manage payment ecosystem partners and products, and to maximise the value of these solutions.
buyer: Worldpay Group (WP:$4,044.70)
WorldPay is a global card payment acquiring business which allows customers to accept card payments both at point of sale and over the internet. WorldPay offers services across the entire payment value chain, including transaction capturing, merchant acquiring and transaction processing. "
target: Pazien, Inc.
Pazien, Inc. design, develops, and builds payment platform and products for merchants and partners. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
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announced 9/25/2013 via PR Newswire

Springbrook Software, Inc., will acquire Merchant Transact

synopsis: Springbrook Software announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Springbrook Software has acquired the assets and technology of Merchant Transact, a provider of Boomerang Payment Processing Software for credit card and electronic check processing.
buyer: Springbrook Software, Inc.
Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Springbrook Software provides comprehensive cloud-based and on-premise, fully integrated fund accounting and utility billing enterprise software solutions to local government, utilities and special districts. "
target: Merchant Transact
Merchant Transact is a provider of merchant services for credit card and electronic check processing. Merchant Transact's Boomerang Payment Processing Software integrates those payments directly into the accounting software, which reduces costs, processing time, and errors.
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closed 11/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Panoptic Security, Inc.

synopsis: Sysnet Global Solutions announced that it has acquired Panoptic Security, Inc., the U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation services to small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: Panoptic Security, Inc.
Panoptic Security, Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation software and services for small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
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closed 12/3/2012 via PR Newswire

Vantiv, acquired Litle & Co.

synopsis: Vantiv, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Litle & Co., a leading independent eCommerce payment processor, providing a fully-integrated payments solution for companies that sell goods and services to consumers over the internet and through direct response marketing.
buyer parent: Advent International Corporation
buyer: Vantiv (VNTV:$3,796.12)
Vantiv, Inc. is a U.S.-based payment processing company headquartered in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. Vantiv is the largest PIN Debit U.S. acquirer and third largest U.S. merchant transaction acquirer ranked by general purpose transaction volume. "
target: Litle & Co.
Litle & Co. powers the payment processing engines for leading companies that sell directly to consumers through multichannel and internet retail, direct response marketing (TV, radio and telephone), and online services.
price ($mm)
$336
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$285
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closed 5/24/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Planet Payment, acquired Branded Payment Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Planet Payment, Inc., a leading provider of international payment processing and multi-currency processing services, announces that the Company has completed the purchase of Branded Payment Solutions Ltd (BPS), an Irish payments company based in Dublin. The acquisition of BPS expands the scope of Planet Payment's global technology solutions.
buyer: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment delivers secure payment processing services to leading banks and other payment services providers. The company offer banks and processors an industry-leading, secure and scalable processing platform. "
target: Branded Payment Solutions Ltd
Branded Payment Solutions Ltd provides a back-end transaction processing and management platform for the delivery of value-added services and content (such as mobile top-up, bill-pay, vouchers, and support of open and closed loop card programs).
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closed 12/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Fintrax, acquired Planet Payment

synopsis: Fintrax Group, a leader in digital payment processing for international shoppers, announced it has acquired Planet Payment, Inc., a leading provider of international and multi-currency processing services.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Fintrax
Founded in 1985, Fintrax Group is a leader in digital payment processing, providing international shoppers, merchants, partner banks and acquirers with easy, fast and reliable services. "
target: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment delivers secure payment processing services to leading banks and other payment services providers. The company offer banks and processors an industry-leading, secure and scalable processing platform.
price ($mm)
$257
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$53
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closed 5/24/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Planet Payment, acquired Branded Payment Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Planet Payment, Inc., a leading provider of international payment processing and multi-currency processing services, announces that the Company has completed the purchase of Branded Payment Solutions Ltd (BPS), an Irish payments company based in Dublin. The acquisition of BPS expands the scope of Planet Payment's global technology solutions.
buyer: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment delivers secure payment processing services to leading banks and other payment services providers. The company offer banks and processors an industry-leading, secure and scalable processing platform. "
target: Branded Payment Solutions Ltd
Branded Payment Solutions Ltd provides a back-end transaction processing and management platform for the delivery of value-added services and content (such as mobile top-up, bill-pay, vouchers, and support of open and closed loop card programs).
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closed 4/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Planet Payment, acquired iPay

synopsis: Planet Payment, Inc. a leading international multi-currency payment and data processor, today announced that the Company has completed the purchase of the assets of the e-Commerce processing business formerly known as iPay.
buyer: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment enables processors, acquiring banks and their merchants to accept, process and reconcile credit card transactions in multiple currencies, allowing cardholders to view prices and settle transactions in their native currency. "
target parent: Pay By Touch
target: iPay
The iPay technology is used by merchants to facilitate the acceptance of credit and debit cards as payment for goods and services, principally sold over the Internet, or in other non-face-to-face transactions.
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closed 5/4/2005 via PR Newswire

Planet Payment, acquired Whittle Transaction Group

synopsis: Planet Payment announced today that it has acquired the assets of Whittle Transaction Group, an innovative payment technology developer led by Paul Whittle.
buyer: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment enables processors, acquiring banks and their merchants to accept, process and reconcile credit card transactions in multiple currencies, allowing cardholders to view prices and settle transactions in their native currency. "
target: Whittle Transaction Group
Transaction processing is an integral part of everyday life. Pay for your gas when you fill up your car. Use your debit card to buy a gift for a family member. Use your credit card to buy some movie tickets. All of these involve a transaction to move money from the consumer to the merchant. You take
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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.
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closed 12/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Fintrax, acquired Planet Payment

synopsis: Fintrax Group, a leader in digital payment processing for international shoppers, announced it has acquired Planet Payment, Inc., a leading provider of international and multi-currency processing services.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Fintrax
Founded in 1985, Fintrax Group is a leader in digital payment processing, providing international shoppers, merchants, partner banks and acquirers with easy, fast and reliable services. "
target: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment delivers secure payment processing services to leading banks and other payment services providers. The company offer banks and processors an industry-leading, secure and scalable processing platform.
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$257
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$53
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$13
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closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation announced the successful completion of its acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc. from BluePay’s current owners including TA Associates and BluePay management. BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants, utilizing physical POS, CRM and ERP software integrations.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving businesses and financial institutions around the world. They help companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce by securing and processing their transactions. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: BluePay, Inc.
BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes business-to-consumer and business-to-business payments.
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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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closed 1/8/2014 via PR Newswire

EVO Payments International, acquired eService S.A.

synopsis: PKO Bank Polski and EVO Payments International successfully completed EVO's acquisition of a 66 percent interest in eService, PKO's existing merchant acquiring business. Its telecommunications and IT capabilities also support the operation of a wide range of electronic data processing services.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$529.62)
EVO is in the largest privately held credit card processor and among the top ten largest non-bank acquirers in the US and Canada.EVO actively services nearly 300,000 merchant customers businesses of all sizes, in various industries, focusing on the small to midsized merchants. "
target parent: PKO Bank Polski
target: eService S.A.
eService serves Poland's dynamically expanding card transactions market. Its telecommunications and IT capabilities also support the operation of a wide range of electronic data processing services.
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closed 9/11/2013 via PE Hub

TA Associates, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced that in conjunction with company management it has completed a majority recapitalization of BluePay Processing, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing services to merchants in the United States and Canada.
buyer: TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 425 companies globally and has raised $18 billion in capital. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: BluePay, Inc.
Providing the highest level of data security in the industry, BluePay makes U.S. and Canadian credit card processing simple and fast. BluePay is a full-service credit card processor based in Naperville, Illinois, with offices and data centers located across the U.S.
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closed 4/16/2013 via BusinessWire

TOT Money, acquired Unified Payments

synopsis: Net Element International, and Unified Payments, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment-enabling technologies announced that they have entered into a binding term sheet for Net Element International to acquire Unified Payments and operate it through its newly formed subsidiary, TOT Money.
buyer parent: Net Element, Inc.
buyer: TOT Money
TOT Money is a mobile payment processor and mobile commerce provider that facilitates the payment, aggregation and distribution of mobile transactions. Their clients include wireless carriers, content providers and merchants. "
target: Unified Payments
Unified Payments, which has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as the fastest-growing private company in America in 2012, is a leading socially responsible provider of transaction processing services and payment-enabling technologies to small, medium, and large merchants across the United States.
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closed 1/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Charge Payment, LLC, acquired Trust One Payment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Trust One Payment Services, Inc. announced that it has been purchased by Charge Payment, LLC, a newly formed company based in Nashville, TN. Trust One, which was founded in April 2005, provides credit and debit card processing services to small- and mid-sized business merchants, primarily in the southeastern United States.
buyer: Charge Payment, LLC (IIIV:$338.85)
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Charge Payment, LLC is a credit and debit card transaction processing company focused on providing processing services to merchants throughout the U.S. The company was formed to complete the acquisition of the assets of Trust One Payment Services, Inc. "
target: Trust One Payment Services, Inc.
Trust One Payment Services was founded in 2005, and their management team has been providing credit card processing services since 1989. Through their network of agents and agent banks, they specialize in offering innovative card processing solutions and ATM programs to merchants nationwide.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Financial Transaction Services LLC, acquired DPP

synopsis: Financial Transaction Services (FTS), one of the nation’s fastest-growing providers of payment acceptance services, announced that it has acquired Dependable Payment Processing and Discount Payment Processing (collectively known as DPP), two affiliated companies based in Pittsburgh that provide electronic payment processing solutions.
buyer parent: FTV Capital
buyer: Financial Transaction Services LLC (CCN:$615.96)
Financial Transaction Services is a full service provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, independent sales organizations (ISOs) and financial institutions. "
target: DPP
Dependable Payment Processing and Discount Payment Processing (DPP) are leading nationwide providers of credit card processing and electronic payment solutions, including debit card processing, check services, card and loyalty programs.
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closed 12/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Total System Services, Inc., acquired Propay, Inc

synopsis: Total System Services has completed its acquisition of ProPay. ProPay previously operated as a privately-held company, and offers simple, secure and affordable payment solutions for organizations ranging from small, home-based entrepreneurs to multi-billion dollar enterprises.
buyer: Total System Services, Inc. (TSS:$4,075.57)
Total System Services, Inc. allows the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience by offering merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare, installments, money transfer and more. "
target: Propay, Inc
Since 1997, ProPay has provided simple, secure, and affordable payment solutions for organizations ranging from the small, home-based entrepreneur to multi-billion-dollar enterprises.
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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 7/9/2012 via BusinessWire

UBPS, will be merged with Electronic Merchant Systems

synopsis: UBPS will acquire Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS), a company that provides high-quality payment processing services and support to traditional retail merchants. EMS processes and safeguards many types of electronic payment transactions including all major credit cards, debit cards, EBT, stored-value, and electronic check services.
buyer: UBPS (JTPY:$79.12)
Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition Corporation is a blank check company formed for the purpose of acquiring, through a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, plan of arrangement, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination. "
target: Electronic Merchant Systems
Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS), since 1987, has grown to become a leading provider of merchant processing services and electronic transactions. EMS provides high-quality payment processing services and support to traditional retail merchants.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
closed 11/6/2012 via PR Newswire

Sino Payments, Inc. merged with TAP Group,

synopsis: Sino Payments, Inc. is pleased to announce plans to conclude its merger with TIG operations. Sino Payments provides credit, debit, stored value, loyalty, and other financial data processing services to customers primarily in Asia.
buyer: TAP Group
TAP Group is a leading provider of customer-centric solutions for the retail industry. By integrating market-leading Point-of-Sales/Point-of-Interaction and retail CRM solutions, TAP provides retailers with the capability to offer a consistent shopping experience across all channels. "
target: Sino Payments, Inc. (SNPY:$0.00)
Sino Payments provides credit, debit, stored value, loyalty, and other financial data processing services to customers primarily in Asia. Sino focuses on providing IP credit and debit card processing and related financial data processing services to large retail chains.
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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 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 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

DNA Payments Limited, acquired CR7 Services

synopsis: DNA Payments (DNA), the ambitious new entrant to the UK payments market, has acquired CR7 Services (CR7), the fast growing, UK-based payment solutions provider.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments Limited is a new entrant to the payments market. DNA’s team consists of highly proficient people who have worked with payment and banking systems for more than 20 years. "
target: CR7 Services
The CR7 Services Group is an innovative payment solution provider operating in the UK. Consisting of Optomany, 123Send and the 123Hire brands, they specialize in omnichannel payment processing technology, delivering innovative, reliable and secure solutions to the retail sector across all channels.
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announced 10/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Payroc will be merged with Payscape,

synopsis: Payroc LLC, a leading merchant acquirer and payment processor, will merge with Payscape, NXGEN International, and BluePay Canada. The transaction creates a full-service global merchant acquiring and payment facilitator powerhouse operating in 46 countries while serving more than 55,000 merchants processing $23 billion in annual bankcard volume.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Payscape
Payscape is a premier financial technology company providing payment solutions to a network of more than 11,000 small and medium-sized merchants across retail, professional services, organizations, hospitality and other attractive end-markets. "
target: Payroc
Payroc drives commerce for its merchants with anytime, anywhere payment solutions. Payroc serves its referral partners and merchant clients with integrity as trusted advisors and recognized experts in payments, providing transparent pricing clarity while delivering exceptional technology.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Celero Commerce, acquired Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions

synopsis: Celero Commerce, a company that offers payment processing services, business management software, and data intelligence, has acquired Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions, a processing company dedicated to serving the payment processing needs of merchants ranging from the small corner store to the large retailer.
buyer: Celero Commerce
Celero Commerce offers payment processing services, business management software, and data intelligence to small and medium-sized businesses, in one holistic platform. Celero empowers business owners and executives to focus on driving growth and profitability. "
target: Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions
Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions is a processing company dedicated to serving the payment processing needs of merchants ranging from the small corner store to the large retailer and everything in between, with the primary focus on the small to mid-sized merchant markets.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BusinessWire

TSYS merged with Global Payments, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payments technology and software solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with TSYS, a global payments provider, offering solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing to prepaid program management.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments develops software, and partners with providers to deliver highly competitive ecommerce and omnichannel solutions in a global economy. Their products enable customers to offer seamless payment experiences in-person, online, on device, and over the phone across a wide range of markets."
target: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
Total System Services, or TSYS, is a global payments provider, offering solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing to prepaid program management. They offer issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22,142 [$26,061]
rev ($mm)
$4,076
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,192
EV / rev
6.4x
EV / EBITDA
22.0x
closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

TouchSuite, acquired Alpine Payment Systems

synopsis: TouchSuite has announced it has acquired the assets of IQ Payment Systems, dba Alpine Payment Systems (Alpine). Alpine is a merchant acquirer based out of Vancouver, Washington that services the restaurant, hospitality and retail verticals. Alpine has built an award-winning integrated payments business with a highly scalable distribution platform.
buyer: TouchSuite
TouchSuite is a leading financial technology company that delivers business solutions for small to mid-sized companies across different industries. Offerings include point-of-sale systems, payment processing services, SEO solutions, working capital and marketing services. "
target: Alpine Payment Systems
IQ Payment Systems, dba Alpine Payment Systems has continually evolved to offer industry leading solutions for small to medium sized businesses. Alpine has built an award-winning integrated payments business with a highly scalable distribution platform.
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