Like Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.

announced 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd., a leading provider of loyalty and rewards services to financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
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: Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.
Pinpoint, which was founded in 1984 and headquartered in Sydney, is Australia’s leading rewards program manager, with a growing footprint across the region into key markets such as China, Hong Kong, India, Taiwan and Japan. Its customer base includes financial institutions and merchants.
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closed 10/11/2007 via PR Newswire

Gifts.com, acquired GiveFun.com

synopsis: Gifts.com, an operating business of IAC has acquired GiveFun.com. As a result of the acquisition, Gifts.com now offers the Gifts.com Gift Card, the most flexible, e-mailable gift certificate service on the web.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Gifts.com
Gifts.com is the # 1 gift recommendation site by offering consumers great gift ideas and interactive, personalized shopping services that enable them to become better, more organized gift-givers. Gifts.com combines editorial sourcing with its interest and personality-based gift finders. "
target: GiveFun.com
GiveFun.com is an innovative online gift certificate provider.
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closed 6/1/2012 via Company Description

Google Inc., acquired KikScore

synopsis: The KikScore technology and certain assets have been acquired by Google. KikScore is a reputational seal for online merchants and service providers. This service evaluates the websites and reputations of these businesses based on various information that shoppers use when deciding the trustworthiness of online sources.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
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: KikScore
KikScore is a reputational seal for online merchants and service providers. This service evaluates the websites and reputations of these businesses based on various information that shoppers use when deciding the trustworthiness of online sources.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

LTM, acquired DevPartner

synopsis: LTM , a company specializing in technology for management of loyalty programs, has acquired DevPartner, whose focus is to manage the auto industry support programs for their re-sellers. DevPartner is a specialist in Cooperative Media, Retail and Incentive Campaigns, IT Relationship Management.
buyer: LTM
LTM is a company specializing in technology for management of loyalty problems. They are a leader in B2B2C and have developed loyalty programs, incentive campaigns and reward solutions. From planning to execution, they offer technology solutions and support for each phase of a client's project. "
target: DevPartner
Based in Brazil, DevPartner is a specialist in Cooperative Media, Retail and Incentive Campaigns, and IT Relationship Management. Their focus is on the auto industry support programs for re-sellers.
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closed 11/4/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Advisors, acquired 5one Marketing Limited

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has acquired 5one Marketing Limited, a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. The company will be integrated into MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: MasterCard Advisors
MasterCard Advisors provides payments consulting, information, analytics, and customized services to financial institutions and their merchant partners worldwide. MasterCard Advisors helps clients maximize the value of their payments businesses. "
target parent: LaSer Group
target: 5one Marketing Limited
5one Marketing Limited is a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. 5one enables swift implementation by customizing proven techniques to accelerate internal cross-functional alignment and external vendor partner collaboration.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Lightyear Capital, acquired Augeo FI

synopsis: Lightyear Capital, a New York-based private equity firm focused on financial services investing, announced that is has acquired a controlling stake in Augeo FI, a market-leading outsourced loyalty program provider for banks and credit unions, from its parent Augeo Marketing.
buyer: Lightyear Capital
Lightyear Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in New York. Lightyear, through its affiliated private equity funds, makes primarily control investments in North America-based, middle-market financial services companies. "
target parent: Augeo Marketing
target: Augeo FI
Augeo FI is a market-leading, outsourced provider of customized loyalty program solutions for middle-market banks and credit unions. Augeo FI operates an industry leading platform, supporting 1,200 loyalty programs for many banks and credit unions in the United States.
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$140
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closed 1/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Vesdia Corporation merged with Cartera Commerce, Inc.,

synopsis: Cartera Commerce, the leading provider of multi-channel shopping solutions and merchant-funded rewards, and Vesdia, a pioneer in partnership marketing and the leading provider of in-store merchant-funded rewards, have announced that the two companies have signed a definitive merger agreement.
buyer: Cartera Commerce, Inc.
Cartera Commerce is the leading provider of multi-channel merchant networks and performance advertising solutions that increase revenue and drive incremental sales for retailers, banks, card issuers and loyalty programs. "
target: Vesdia Corporation
Through its leading merchant-funded rewards programs and patent-protected technology, Vesdia Corporation offers a full array of loyalty solutions to financial institutions, affinity groups and merchants enabling customers to earn more meaningful rewards faster.
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announced 11/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., will acquire Innovative Resource Alliance

synopsis: Pipeline Data has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire Innovative Resource Alliance, the parent corporation of TenderCard™ Merchant Services Network, in exchange for up to 25.7 million shares of Pipeline Data Common Stock, subject to certain earn in provisions.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: Innovative Resource Alliance
Resource Alliance is the parent corporation of TenderCard™, a gift, loyalty and stored value solutions provider with over 12,000 merchants based in Falmouth, Massachusetts and Merchant Services Network, a retail merchant services provider based in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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$18
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closed 6/4/2014 via BNC Analysis

NetDragon WebSoft Inc., acquired Cherrypicks

synopsis: NetDragon Websoft Inc., a leading creative force in China's online gaming and mobile internet industries and Cherrypicks, a mobile technology and mobile marketing leader in Asia-Pacific, reached a sales and purchasing agreement by which NetDragon acquired the mobile solutions business of Cherrypicks.
buyer: NetDragon WebSoft Inc. (SEHK:777:$615.68)
NetDragon Websoft Inc. is a leading innovator and creative force in China's online gaming and mobile internet industries. NetDragon offers many well-known mobile Internet products and services, including 91 Assistant, HiMarket, 91 Launcher,91 Panda Reader,sj.91.com and www.hiapk.com. "
target: Cherrypicks
Cherrypicks is a Mobile Technology and Mobile Marketing leader in Asia- Pacific specialized in applying innovations such as Augmented Reality to digital media and mobile apps. It focuses on developing Online-to-Offline mobile marketing platforms and providing high quality mobile marketing solutions.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 1/12/2007 via BNC Analysis

Metavante Corporation, acquired Valutec Card Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Metavante Corporation, the financial technology subsidiary of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation announced the acquisition Valutec Card Solutions, Inc., of Franklin, Tenn. The company will continue to operate under the Valutec name, and will become a Metavante company.
buyer parent: Marshall & Ilsley Corporation
buyer: Metavante Corporation (MV:$0.00)
Metavante Corporation provides banking and payment technologies to financial services firms and businesses. Its products and services include account processing for deposit, loan, and trust systems, image based and conventional check processing, and electronic funds transfer. "
target: Valutec Card Solutions, Inc.
Valutec Card Solutions, Inc. provides turnkey gift and loyalty card services. It provides its services to small and mid-market, as well as general and specialty retail, restaurant, spa/beauty salon, and hospitality merchants.
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$41
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closed 7/5/2005 via PR Newswire

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., acquired LiveBridge, Inc.

synopsis: Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.,, a premier provider of business process and information technology outsourcing solutions, announced today that it has acquired LiveBridge, Inc., a customer care service provider primarily serving the financial and telecommunications industries.
buyer: Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.
Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., a global FORTUNE 500 company with 74,000 people supporting client operations reaching 100 countries, provides business process outsourcing and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and government clients. "
target: LiveBridge, Inc.
Founded in 1988, LiveBridge is a global customer interaction services company, maintaining numerous contact centers worldwide with a diverse, multilingual workforce available 24 hours a day. LiveBridge serves Fortune 1000 companies in such industries as finance, banking, telecommunications, consume
price ($mm)
$32
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$90
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closed 11/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired PCMS

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity has backed the management buyout of PCMS Group. Tony Houldsworth, PCMS Group CEO, acquired the company from its founder. PCMS is a leading provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target: PCMS
PCMS is a provider of point-of-sale software for major retailers. It offers a unified commerce software platform for in-store selling systems such as POS, automated checkout and self-scan. PCMS also provides IT managed services for the retail sector including private Cloud hosting and Service Desk.
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closed 2/4/2020 via Company Press Release

24-7 INtouch, acquired Knoah Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: 24-7 Intouch announced that it has acquired Knoah Solutions, a Global BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and Contact Center provider. Since 2001, Knoah Solutions has been providing customer experience management solutions to technology, market intelligence, and e-commerce clients.
buyer: 24-7 INtouch
24-7 Intouch is a global customer care and technology company that provides value-driven, future-forward solutions. For over 20 years, they have been the people and technology behind the world’s biggest brands, empowering human potential through their artificial intelligence division, Laivly. "
target: Knoah Solutions, Inc.
Knoah Solutions is a Global BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and Contact Center provider. Since 2001, Knoah Solutions has been providing customer experience management solutions to technology, market intelligence, and e-commerce clients.
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closed 11/5/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Quorum Information Technologies, acquired DealerMine

synopsis: Quorum announced that it has completed the arm's-length acquisition of DealerMine. Headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, with automotive dealership customers across Canada and the US, DealerMine’s key products and services include Service CRM software, Sales CRM software, and Business Development Center/ call center services.
buyer: Quorum Information Technologies (TSXV:QIS:$10.17)
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its automotive dealership and customer management system, XSellerator. XSellerator automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership. "
target: DealerMine
Headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, with automotive dealership customers across Canada and the United States, DealerMine’s key products and services include the following: Service CRM software, Sales CRM software, and Business Development Center/ call center services.
price ($mm)
$11
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$9
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$1
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1.1x
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17.5x
closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

TeleTech Holdings, Inc., acquired Motif, Inc.

synopsis: TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement, and growth solutions, announced the majority acquisition of Motif, one of the world's top 100 outsourcing service providers.
buyer: TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (TTEC:$1,395.69)
TeleTech is a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement and growth solutions. Founded in 1982, the Company helps its clients acquire, retain and grow profitable customer relationships. "
target: Motif, Inc.
Motif, Inc. is one of the world's top 100 outsourcing service providers delivering customer-centric BPO and KPO services provider focused on E-commerce companies in the retail, travel, financial services and affiliate marketing verticals.
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closed 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Stagnito/Edgell, acquired The Path to Purchase Institute

synopsis: RFE Investment Partners announces the acquisition of the Path to Purchase Institute, publisher of the monthly Shopper Marketing magazine. Shopper Marketing, which claims a monthly circulation of over 18000, as well as the Institute's events, e-learning, and book publishing businesses, will be joined under the RFE umbrella by Stagnito/Edgell titles.
buyer parent: RFE Investment Partners
buyer: Stagnito/Edgell
The Stagnito Business Information and Edgell Communications portfolio of brands informs, connects, and provides predictive analysis for retailers, retail suppliers, and technology vendors through custom and syndicated research, data, media, and events. "
target: The Path to Purchase Institute
The Path to Purchase Institute is a global association serving the needs of retailers, brands and the entire ecosystem of solution providers along the path to purchase. Through a variety of platforms, the Institute engages, informs and empowers its members and the industry at-large.
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closed 3/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Taylor Nelson Sofres plc, acquired Retail Forward

synopsis: TNS, a world leader in market information, announces the acquisition of Retail Forward, Inc., in the United States. The addition of Retail Forward to the newly established TNS global practice, TNS Retail and Shopper Insights, will provide significant added momentum to the rapid expansion of TNS’s successful retail and shopper research business.
buyer: Taylor Nelson Sofres plc
Taylor Nelson Sofres plc is a market information group. The world’s largest provider of custom research and analysis, a leader in political and social polling, a major supplier of consumer panel, media intelligence and Internet, TV and radio audience measurement services. "
target: Retail Forward
Retail Forward, Inc. is a global management consulting firm specializing in strategies and insight to help retailers and their suppliers grow sales and profits. The company's syndicated research and executive development program is known as the Retail Forward Intelligence System™.
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closed 9/22/2016 via BusinessWire

StellaService Inc., acquired ICC/Decision Services

synopsis: StellaService, the leader in helping companies grow through better customer service, announced the acquisition of ICC/Decision Services, a leader in successful in-store customer experience management programs including mystery shopping, customer intercepts and customer satisfaction surveys. This extends StellaService into in-store environments.
buyer: StellaService Inc.
StellaService helps companies grow through better service across their stores, contact centers and ecommerce fulfillment. Through a combination of software and proprietary data and insights, StellaService helps companies improve their operational and front-line team performance. "
target: ICC/Decision Services
ICC/Decision Services offers more than 37 years of hands-on experience designing and executing highly successful in-store customer experience management programs, including mystery shopping, customer intercepts and customer satisfaction surveys.
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closed 9/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Market Force Information, Inc., acquired Retail Eyes Limited

synopsis: Market Force Information, the world’s leading customer intelligence solutions company, has acquired UK-based Retail Eyes, Europe’s premier customer experience and mystery shopping provider. Retail Eyes works with over 100 of the UK and Europe’s leading retailers, restaurants and hospitality providers.
buyer: Market Force Information, Inc.
Market Force Information, Inc. is the leading global customer intelligence solutions company for multi-location businesses including major retailers, restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, financial institutions, entertainment studios and consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: Retail Eyes Limited
Retail Eyes Limited is the leading provider of customer experience improvement programs in the UK and Europe. The company provides best in class mystery shopping, customer satisfaction surveys, retail audit and in-store point of sale compliance methodologies.
price ($mm)
$13
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$15
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closed 10/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Solteq Oyj, acquired Aponsa AB

synopsis: Digital commerce expert, Solteq has acquired the entire share capital of Swedish retail technology company, Aponsa AB. The acquisition executes the strategy focusing on digital commerce and international growth that Solteq announced earlier this year.
buyer: Solteq Oyj (HLSE:SOLTEQ:$64.06)
Solteq is a leading Finnish provider of software solutions to the retail, logistics and service industries. Solteq focuses on retail, wholesale and logistics operators and provides special solutions to industrial and public sector clients. "
target: Aponsa AB
Aponsa AB is a company founded by people with extensive experience in the retail industry and with deep specialist skills in IT and technical infrastructure. Their store management system based on Microsoft Dynamics Navision and LS Retail can manage everything from cash to the general ledger.
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$1.27
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$2
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announced 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd., a leading provider of loyalty and rewards services to financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
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: Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.
Pinpoint, which was founded in 1984 and headquartered in Sydney, is Australia’s leading rewards program manager, with a growing footprint across the region into key markets such as China, Hong Kong, India, Taiwan and Japan. Its customer base includes financial institutions and merchants.
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announced 12/23/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire RiskRecon

synopsis: Mastercard has agreed to acquire RiskRecon, a provider of AI and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. In addition to supporting Mastercard solutions, RiskRecon will continue to provide cybersecurity solutions across a broader set of industries, including healthcare and manufacturing.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: RiskRecon
RiskRecon is a leading provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. With RiskRecon’s pioneering scanning and evaluation technologies, organizations can proactively manage cyber risks.
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announced 10/22/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire SessionM

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire SessionM, a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: SessionM
SessionM is a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally. SessionM is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
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announced 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will purchase Corporate Services Businesses from Nets Holding A/S

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
seller: Nets Holding A/S
The deal includes the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
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announced 5/3/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Transactis, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard, an American multinational financial services corporation, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transactis, a platform that helps businesses deliver bills and receive payments through one simple-to-navigate experience.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transactis, Inc.
Transactis transforms traditional billing and payment processing with innovative, reliable, and secure digital solutions. Its advanced technology simplifies receivables management, and is delivered to market through banks and service providers that support millions of businesses.
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closed 4/16/2019 via Market Watch

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Vyze

synopsis: Mastercard has acquired Vyze, a leading cloud-based financial technology company for businesses. By combining technology, a comprehensive lending supply, and support under one roof, Vyze is able to deliver businesses simpler, more satisfying financing experiences for their customers, wherever and whenever they shop.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
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announced 3/12/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ethoca

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ethoca, a global provider of technology solutions that help merchants and card issuers collaborate in real-time to quickly identify and resolve fraud in digital commerce.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ethoca
Ethoca is the leading, global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers, ecommerce merchants and online businesses to increase card acceptance, stop more fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks from both fraud and customer service disputes.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Transfast

synopsis: Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry, has acquired Transfast, a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast will enable Mastercard to continue servicing the growing needs of consumers and businesses as well as governments and merchants in cross-border transactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transfast
Transfast is a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast's proprietary payment network enables person-to-person, business-to-person and business-to-business payments services to their partners via APIs, SFTP, web and mobile product applications.
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announced 7/17/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Brighterion, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brighterion, Inc., a company that offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Brighterion, Inc.
Brighterion offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire NuData Security

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuData Security, a global technology company that helps businesses prevent online and mobile fraud using session and biometric indicators. NuData’s flagship NuDetect product identifies authentic users from fraudsters based on their online, mobile app and smartphone interactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: NuData Security
NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and behavioral analytics company. Their flagship product, NuDetect, helps organizations form digital trust by identifying users based on their online interactions - behavior that can't be mimicked or replicated by a third party.
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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire VocaLINK

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for approximately US$920 million. VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
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$240
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$37
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33.3x
announced 4/27/2015 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Applied Predictive Technologies

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies (APT). Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Applied Predictive Technologies
Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics to design, measure and calibrate marketing, merchandising, operations and capital initiatives.
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announced 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

DataCash Group plc, will purchase Payment Gateway Services business from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Payment Gateway Services business of Transaction Network Services (TNS). The business has a broad portfolio of solutions that includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services. The business will join DataCash in expanding MasterCard’s global payment gateway solutions.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: DataCash Group plc (GB:DATA:$0.00)
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS' Payment Gateway Services business portfolio of solutions includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services, used by many of the top banks, transaction processors, and ATM deployers around the world. Transaction Network Services (TNS) is an international data communications company.
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closed 11/4/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Advisors, acquired 5one Marketing Limited

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has acquired 5one Marketing Limited, a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. The company will be integrated into MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: MasterCard Advisors
MasterCard Advisors provides payments consulting, information, analytics, and customized services to financial institutions and their merchant partners worldwide. MasterCard Advisors helps clients maximize the value of their payments businesses. "
target parent: LaSer Group
target: 5one Marketing Limited
5one Marketing Limited is a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. 5one enables swift implementation by customizing proven techniques to accelerate internal cross-functional alignment and external vendor partner collaboration.
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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:$16,276.00)
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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announced 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd., a leading provider of loyalty and rewards services to financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
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: Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.
Pinpoint, which was founded in 1984 and headquartered in Sydney, is Australia’s leading rewards program manager, with a growing footprint across the region into key markets such as China, Hong Kong, India, Taiwan and Japan. Its customer base includes financial institutions and merchants.
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announced 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire C-SAM, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire C-SAM, Inc., a leading provider of mobile wallet and on-device software and services. In acquiring C-SAM, MasterCard will speed the development and deployment of mobile wallets and payment solutions globally, including the rollout of its MasterPass™ digital service.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
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: C-SAM, Inc.
C-SAM, Inc. provides mobile payment technology solutions. C-SAM, Inc. is a pioneer in secure mobile transactions technology. The company provides turnkey services to carriers, banks, merchants, settlement networks, healthcare providers, and large infrastructure providers.
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closed 9/6/2012 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Truaxis, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced the acquisition of Truaxis, Inc., a Silicon Valley, California-based provider of relevant credit and debit card-linked offers to consumers through merchants and financial institutions. The integration of the Truaxis platform with the MasterCard network will allow for real-time offer delivery coupled with advanced analytics.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
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: Truaxis, Inc.
Truaxis, Inc. provides loyalty rewards and personalized statement solutions. The company’s StatementRewards enables financial institutions and merchants to deliver data-driven personalization services to their customers directly within the bank statement.
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closed 10/22/2010 via

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired DataCash Group plc

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has acquired DataCash Group plc, a European payment service provider, at a price of 360 pence per share in cash, representing approximately £333 million (US$520 million) in aggregate.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard Incorporated advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants. MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions, processes over 22 billion transactions each year, and provides industry-leading analysis. "
target: DataCash Group plc
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$520 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
closed 10/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Corporate Executive Board, acquired The Tower Group

synopsis: The Corporate Executive Board has announced the acquisition of TowerGroup, a leading financial services industry research and advisory firm. The combined organization will deepen the Corporate Executive Board’s financial services footprint in several of its target domain areas – most notably in technology and sales and marketing.
buyer: Corporate Executive Board (CEB:$938.58)
The Corporate Executive Board is the premier, network-based knowledge resource, providing the world's leading executives with the authoritative and timely guidance needed to excel in their roles, take decisive action and improve company performance. "
target parent: MasterCard Incorporated
target: The Tower Group
TowerGroup is the leading research and advisory services firm focused exclusively on the financial services industry. TowerGroup brings many of the world’s leading financial institutions a deeper understanding of the business and technology issues impacting their organizations.
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closed 2/18/2009 via PR Newswire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Strategic Payments Services Pty Ltd

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to increase its stake in Strategic Payments Services Pty Ltd , which will allow it to become the majority shareholder at 52.5%. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd will remain a key partner in the JV, retaining its existing shareholding, with Customers Ltd set to become a minority shareholder.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,276.00)
MasterCard International is a global payments company with one of the most recognized and respected brands in the world. We manage a full range of payment programs and services, including MasterCard® credit cards, MasterCard® debit cards, Maestro® online debit cards, and Cirrus® ATM cash access. "
target: Strategic Payments Services Pty Ltd
Strategic Payments Services Pty Ltd. was designed to deliver an innovative, flexible and cost effective multi-brand acquiring processing solution. Its end-to-end processing solution includes transaction switching, device driving, back office and support functions.
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closed 2/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Barclays PLC, purchased Italian Credit Card Business from Citi

synopsis: Barclays has agreed to acquire the Italian credit card business of Citibank International Bank plc. Over time, Barclays intends to rebrand the acquired credit cards with its global Barclaycard brand.
buyer: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail and corporate banking, credit cards, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. "
seller: Citi (C:$63,902.00)
Citi is the most complete financial partner to corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors and governments in the world. Citi also provides a broad range of financial products and services to individuals through brand names including Citi Smith Barney, Citibank, and Banamex.
price ($mm)
$295
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Svea Ekonomi AB, acquired Payson AB

synopsis: Svea Finance AB acquires payment company Payson AB strengthening its position in e-commerce further. Payson has become a well known payment solution on the Internet and one of Sweden's leading providers of payment solutions.
buyer: Svea Ekonomi AB
Svea Ekonomi AB offers customized solutions within the fields of debt recovery, financing and sales ledger administration. "
target: Payson AB
Payson is Sweden's leading person-to-person payments company. For business, they provide sophisticated payment solutions with no fixed charges.
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closed 8/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Elavon, purchased Merchant Card Processing Business from MB Financial Bank, N.A.

synopsis: Financial holding company MB Financial Inc said it sold its merchant card processing business to Elavon, a wholly owned unit of U.S. Bancorp.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. "
seller: MB Financial Bank, N.A. (MBFI:$518.69)
With over $8 billion in assets, MB Financial, Inc. has grown substantially over the past several years. MB Financial, Inc. is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank in Chicago.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 5/11/2009 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired PayPassage, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc., a leading provider of merchant payment processing services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PayPassage, Inc. PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: PayPassage, Inc.
PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
price ($mm)
$2.48
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payments solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's stockholders will receive $34 per share in cash.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,733.31)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 6/13/2006 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH

synopsis: First Data International, a leader in electronic commerce and payment services around the world, has completed the acquisition of GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH, Germany's leading processor of cashless, card-based payment transactions.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH
As leading service provider in the German speaking region, GZS Group arranges for the professional processing of cashless and card-based payments and offers innovative services in the area of intelligent transaction processing.
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closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired Charge.com, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc. ("Pipeline") announced today that it has completed a $15 million debt financing arrangement led by Sheridan Capital Advisors, LLC. The proceeds from the financing have enabled Pipeline to complete its acquisition of Charge.com, Inc.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: Charge.com, Inc.
Charge.com has developed a comprehensive Internet-based sales organization which produced approximately 500 new merchant accounts per month in 2004. The company has experienced earnings growth in excess of 30% in each of the last three years.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 7/1/2005 via Company Press Release

eFunds Corporation, acquired WildCard Systems, Inc.

synopsis: eFunds Corporation, a leading provider of risk management, electronic payments and global outsourcing solutions announced today that it has completed the acquisition of WildCard Systems, Inc.
buyer: eFunds Corporation
eFunds Corporation provides risk management, electronic payment, and outsourcing solutions worldwide. It operates in three segments: US Payments, US Risk Management, and International. "
target: WildCard Systems, Inc.
WildCard Systems is the global solutions leader in turnkey host based prepaid cards and custom stored-value products. The company offers an array of commercial and consumer stored-value products that are made available to end-users through banks and commercial clients. WildCard Systems is certified
price ($mm)
$288
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announced 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

WEX Inc., will acquire Optal Ltd

synopsis: WEX, a leading financial technology service provider, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Optal, a company that specializes in optimizing B2B transactions. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,664.84)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and business solutions across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target: Optal Ltd
Optal is re-inventing how payment processes work across complex industries. Optal helps companies boost profitability across a growing number of sectors. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,720
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closed 10/15/2019 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired APS Payments

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of APS Payments, an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$157.60)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: APS Payments
APS, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mesa, AZ, is an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
9.2x
closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Pineapple Payments, acquired CardChamp

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions, has acquired CardChamp, a credit card processing and merchant services provider.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions for merchants of all shapes and sizes. Its core payment gateway and suite of value-added payments tools are distributed by resellers nationwide."
target: CardChamp
CardChamp is a credit card processing and merchant services provider. Offering customized payment processing solutions, CardChamp’s processing solutions are tailored to meet the specific needs of merchants whether a small retail store, or widely established national chain.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alliance Data Systems, Inc., acquired Blispay

synopsis: Blispay, a financial technology company pioneering the next generation of point-of-sale financing, has been acquired by Alliance Data, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries.
buyer: Alliance Data Systems, Inc. (ADS:$7,709.50)
Alliance Data® Systems (ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. ADS creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Blispay
Blispay is a financial technology company pioneering the next generation of point-of-sale financing. Blispay is an everyday financing solution that customers deserve and merchants need.
price ($mm)
$7.70
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closed 7/19/2018 via PR Newswire

PAYSCOUT, INC., acquired Paywire Inc.

synopsis: Payscout, one of the fastest growing privately held global payment processing providers in the U.S., announced it has acquired Paywire, Inc., a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors.
buyer: PAYSCOUT, INC.
Payscout is a global payment processing provider connecting merchants and consumers via credit, debit, ATM, and alternative payment networks. Payscout offers payment processing solutions for brick-and-mortar and ecommerce transactions, and gives merchants instant access to 100+ countries. "
target: Paywire Inc.
Paywire, Inc. is a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors. Paywire's tools consolidate payment and software systems to reduce the scope of compliance and enhance security.
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announced 2/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Nippon Pay Corp., will acquire Goldex Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Nippon Pay Corp. a company that provides various cashless solution services for e-commerce shops, will be acquiring Goldex Co., Ltd., a company that develops and operates block-chain systems for electronic payment systems and electronic settlement markets through credit card transactions, electronic card payments, and application settlement.
buyer: Nippon Pay Corp.
Based in Japan, Nippon Pay Corp. provides various cashless solution services for e-commerce shops centered on China mobile payment solutions, WeChatPay, Alipay, and UnionPay. Their mission is to make Japan cashless as well as overseas. "
target: Goldex Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Goldex Co., Ltd. develops and operates block-chain systems relating to electronic payment systems and electronic settlement markets through credit card transactions, electronic card payments, and application settlement.
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closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Heidelpay, acquired StarTec Payment & Service GmbH

synopsis: Heidelpay, together with the growth investor AnaCap Financial Partners, has acquired StarTec Payment & Service GmbH. Based in Germany, Startec Payment provides product solutions and services for the handling of cashless payment transactions. The portfolio includes POS terminals for payments with girocard, direct debit and credit card.
buyer parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
buyer: Heidelpay
Heidelpay is one of the top-ranking providers of e-commerce payment services. It is headquartered in Germany and serves customers worldwide. As a full-service provider, Heidelpay offers all payment steps - acquiring, processing and collecting - with direct integration into over 50 standard shops. "
target: StarTec Payment & Service GmbH
Based in Germany, Startec Payment & Service GmbH provides product solutions and services for the handling of cashless payment transactions. The portfolio includes POS terminals for payments with girocard, direct debit and credit card as well as electronic voucher and customer loyalty systems.
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closed 1/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Clarus Merchant Services, acquired North American Merchant Services

synopsis: CLARUS Merchant Services has announced the acquisition of North American Merchant Services (NAMS) out of Asheville, NC. NAMS partners with financial institutions to offer credit card processing services for their existing and potential customers. CLARUS Merchant Service now services over 6000 merchants, including a number of Fortune 5000 companies.
buyer: Clarus Merchant Services
CLARUS Merchant Services, founded in 1999, is a payment services provider out of Gaithersburg, MD. CLARUS is dedicated to providing single-platform execution with a full suite of integrated future-proof products, value-added servicing, and in-depth management reporting. "
target: North American Merchant Services
Founded in 1996 in Asheville, N.C., North American Merchant Services has served over 2,000 customers across the Southeast with sales offices in Pigeon Forge, TN; Charleston, SC and Charlotte, NC. They partner with financial institutions to offer credit card processing services.
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closed 12/1/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Excel Corporation, purchased U.S. assets and operations from Calpian, Inc.

synopsis: Excel Corporation, a leading provider of integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the U.S. assets and operations of Calpian, Inc., a global payments processor.
buyer: Excel Corporation (OTCPK:EXCC:$15.73)
Headquartered in Las Colinas (Irving), Texas, Excel Corporation provides integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States. "
seller: Calpian, Inc. (OTCPK:CLPI:$28.00)
Calpian, Inc. (CLPI), a publicly traded company, is at the heart of electronic commerce, with corporate offices in Dallas, Texas, operating centers in Georgia, New York and Illinois, and mobile payments emerging-market operations through its subsidiary in India.
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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired Infintech

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Infintech, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Infintech is a payment processor with an annual volume of more than $2 billion in credit card processing.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$338.85)
i3 Verticals, LLC is a technology and integrated payments provider for a range of industry verticals throughout the United States. "
target: Infintech
Infintech offers the latest payment equipment and cutting-edge technologies available. Payment processing solutions include retail, mobile and online terminals, integration with nearly all POS systems, smartphone payments and e-commerce and shopping cart integration.
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announced 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc., will be merged with CT-Payment Inc.

synopsis: Both SmartCard and CT Payments announced they have proposed to enter into a reverse merger upon completion of growth capital financing with SmartCard acquiring 100% of the shares of CT Payments, Inc. The company is North American leader in EMV compliant payment services and is Canada's largest debit- and credit-card processing company.
buyer: SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc. (OTCPK:SMKG:$0.19)
SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc. develops EMV Payment, Check21, Mwallet & Incentive solutions for Issuer & Acquirer Banks, Telecom & Global Enterprise with Retail and Ecommerce Merchant portfolio. "
target: CT-Payment Inc.
CT-Payment (CTP) has been setting the pace in electronic POS transaction since 2002. It is North American leader in EMV compliant payment services and is Canada's largest debit- and credit-card processing company to be fully independent of Canadian financial institutions and acquirers.
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closed 7/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Newtek Business Services, Inc., acquired Premier Payments Systems Inc.

synopsis: Newtek Business Services Corp. an internally managed business development company, announced that it has acquired Premier Payments LLC. The company is one of the Country's leading electronic payment processors, which powers billions of dollars of credit card and debit card transactions on an annual basis.
buyer: Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NEWT:$58.59)
Newtek Business Services, Inc.'s mission is to become the premier provider of quality business and financial services to small and medium sized businesses and to create value for clients and shareholders by cross-marketing the Newtek brand to its aggregated customer base throughout the U.S. "
target: Premier Payments Systems Inc.
Premier Payment Systems has over 50 years of experience in the bank card industry with an equally extensive background in risk management, leadership and sales management. PPS' vision has enabled them to form partnerships with the most well respected financial institutions in the world.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: MA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$16,276.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,703.00
EBIT ($mm)
$9,283.00
Net Income ($mm)
$6,917.00
Employees
14800
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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: GPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,454.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,386.18
EBIT ($mm)
$836.48
Net Income ($mm)
$473.00
Employees
11000
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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: EVOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EVO Payments International
EVO Payments International
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$529.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$117.38
EBIT ($mm)
$25.41
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2200
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Ticker: VLID3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valid
Valid
Valid's advanced information technology systems, capacity to print high security documents and long-term relationships with clients give it an unparalleled position in the Brazilian market.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$437.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.97
EBIT ($mm)
$61.68
Net Income ($mm)
$39.43
Employees
5000
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Ticker: QIWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qiwi plc
Qiwi plc
QIWI is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS. It has an integrated proprietary network that enables payment services across physical, online and mobile channels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$325.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.38
EBIT ($mm)
$81.02
Net Income ($mm)
$47.31
Employees
1375
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Calpian, Inc.
Calpian, Inc.
Calpian, Inc. (CLPI), a publicly traded company, is at the heart of electronic commerce, with corporate offices in Dallas, Texas, operating centers in Georgia, New York and Illinois, and mobile payments emerging-market operations through its subsidiary in India.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.05
Net Income ($mm)
$1.48
Employees
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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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Ticker: XTRA:WDI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wirecard AG
Wirecard AG
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,845.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$817.18
EBIT ($mm)
$684.14
Net Income ($mm)
$530.51
Employees
5685
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