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announced 3/8/2015 via Reuters

PayPal, Inc., will acquire CyActive Security

synopsis: Online payments company PayPal, a unit of eBay, will buy Israeli cyber security company CyActive, Israeli media reported. CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: CyActive Security
CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
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closed 5/18/2022 via PR Newswire

Appsian Security merged with Pathlock,

synopsis: Pathlock, the leading provider of access governance solutions for business applications, announced a merger with Appsian, the leading provider of ERP data security solutions, and Security Weaver, the leading provider of governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) software for SAP.
buyer: Pathlock
Pathlock is the global leader in application governance, risk, and compliance. Its platform protects over 140 enterprise business applications and the critical transactions they power. "
target: Appsian Security
Appsian provides comprehensive data security and compliance solutions for ERP applications such as SAP and Oracle. The Appsian Security Platform is designed to manage and mitigate the myriad of risks associated with ERP data, including hacking, fraud, theft, and business process errors.
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closed 5/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Magnet Forensics Inc., acquired Comae Technologies

synopsis: Magnet Forensics, a developer of digital investigation solutions for more than 4,000 enterprises and public safety organizations in over 100 countries, announced the acquisition of the strategic IP assets of Comae Technologies, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in incident response and memory analysis.
buyer: Magnet Forensics Inc. (TSX:MAGT:$70.29)
Magnet Forensics is a Canada-based leader in the development of digital investigation software that acquires, analyzes and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, the cloud and more. Magnet Forensics helps examiners and investigators fight crime, protect assets and guard national security. "
target: Comae Technologies
Comae is a UAE-based cybersecurity company that specializes in cloud-based memory analysis used to recover evidence from the volatile memory of devices.
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closed 4/21/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Devo, acquired Kognos, Inc.

synopsis: Devo Technology, the cloud-native logging and security analytics company, has acquired Kognos, the autonomous threat hunting pioneer. This acquisition combines Devo, the industry’s most scalable cloud-native logging and security analytics platform, with Kognos to deliver on what Devo calls the “autonomous SOC.”
buyer: Devo
Devo is the only cloud-native logging and security analytics platform that releases the full potential of data to empower bold, confident action. Devo arms analysts with the fastest query capabilities, real-time alerting and data analytics so they can keep pace with attackers. "
target: Kognos, Inc.
Kognos is the pioneer of autonomous threat hunting. Kognos uses an AI powered inquiry engine to ask thousands of forensic questions per second to fully contextualize the attack and present the findings as complete attack campaigns, allowing the analyst to respond in real-time.
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closed 4/8/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Terranova Security

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Terranova Security, a leader in global phishing simulation and security awareness training. Available in more than 40 languages, Terranova’s platform and content incorporates gamification techniques to increase engagement and knowledge retention.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Terranova Security
Terranova Security is a global security awareness training partner. Using a proven pedagogical framework, Terranova Security training solutions empower organizations worldwide to implement programs that change user behaviors, reduce the human risk factor, and counter cyber threats effectively.
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closed 4/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Airiam, acquired Syntervision

synopsis: Airiam, a newly formed managed IT and Digital Transformation company with a strong focus on cybersecurity, has acquired Alabama-based Syntervision, the developer of a robust cybersecurity XDR, SIEM and SOAR solution in addition to a 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC).
buyer: Airiam
Airiam provides businesses with best-in-class managed IT and cybersecurity solutions, including AirGuard, a bundled suite of IT and cybersecurity software and services offered at per-user monthly plans. Airiam’s managed IT services are scalable, agile and robust for all business types. "
target: Syntervision
Alabama-based Syntervision is the developer of a robust cybersecurity XDR, SIEM and SOAR solution in addition to a 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC). They are an established SaaS company committed to filling in the gaps of existing ITSM tools with a platform that is simple and scalable.
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closed 3/30/2022 via PR Newswire

PerceptionPoint Ltd., acquired Hysolate

synopsis: Perception Point, a leading Israeli email and cloud collaboration channel security company, has acquired Tel Aviv-based Hysolate, a next-gen web isolation platform operating at the endpoint level. The acquisition will allow Proception Point to deliver unprecedented protection against all content-based attacks.
buyer: PerceptionPoint Ltd.
Israel-based Perception Point is a Prevention-as-a-Service company offering fast interception of any content-borne attacks across email and all cloud collaboration channels. Its next-generation solution prevents attacks well before they reach end-users by dynamically scanning 100% of content. "
target: Hysolate
Based in Israel, Hysolate enables organizations to create trusted endpoints that are secure by design. With Hysolate users can secure enterprise access with an isolated virtual workspace that runs on the endpoint and is fully managed from the cloud.
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closed 3/14/2022 via Company Press Release

Crossword Cybersecurity PLC, acquired Threat Status

synopsis: Crossword Cybersecurity Plc, the technology commercialisation company focused on cyber security and risk, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Threat Status, the threat intelligence company and provider of Trillion™, the cloud based software as a service (SaaS) platform for enterprise-level credential breach intelligence has completed.
buyer: Crossword Cybersecurity PLC (AIM:CCS:$2.31)
Crossword Cybersecurity plc, based in the United Kingdom, focuses on commercialization of university research-based cyber security and risk management software and cyber security consulting. They work with European research university partners to identify cybersecurity intellectual property. "
target: Threat Status
Threat Status Ltd are a UK based Threat Intelligence company located on the beautiful south coast of England. Established in 2017 by Jon Inns and Ian Nice, Threat Status are the developers of Trillion, a cloud based Security As A Service (SaaS) platform.
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closed 3/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Fresche Solutions Inc., acquired Trinity Guard

synopsis: Fresche Solutions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Trinity Guard, a leader in world-class security, auditing and detection software and services that provide vital capabilities to detect and protect against growing cybercrimes.
buyer parent: American Pacific Group
buyer: Fresche Solutions Inc.
Fresche is the world’s largest end-to-end provider of IBM i solutions and the premier modernization and transformation partner for thousands of companies that rely on mission-critical IBM Power Systems IBM i applications. "
target: Trinity Guard
Trinity Guard is a leader in world-class security, auditing and detection software and services that provide vital capabilities to detect and protect against growing cybercrimes.
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announced 2/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Darktrace, will acquire Cybersprint

synopsis: Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Cybersprint, an attack surface management company that provides continuous, real-time insights from an outside-in perspective to eliminate blind spots and detect risks.
buyer: Darktrace (LSE:DARK:$281.34)
Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 6,500 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks. "
target: Cybersprint
Cybersprint maps the attack surface of organizations and brands. They offer full visibility using continuous and automated digital asset discovery. Cybersprint's zero-scope AI-driven approach provides an outside-in perspective, eliminating blind spots.
price ($mm)
$54
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$4
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closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired eperi GmbH

synopsis: Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone) have acquired a majority stake in eperi, a provider of cybersecurity software for cloud applications. eperi is headquartered in Germany and holds several global patents for its innovative technology, providing unrivaled data protection for databases and apps.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target: eperi GmbH
eperi is a leading player in the IT-Security sector, with many years of experience in the field of data encryption for cloud applications. eperi is headquartered in Germany and holds several global patents for its innovative technology, providing unrivaled data protection for databases and apps.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

ForeSite Technologies, acquired Cyber Lantern

synopsis: Foresite Cybersecurity, a cyber security innovator, has acquired Cyber Lantern, a provider of cybersecurity products and services. Foresite Cybersecurity will integrate Cyber Lantern's Software-as-a-Service platform into its security monitoring, management, and assessment solutions.
buyer: ForeSite Technologies
Foresite is an innovation-led Cybersecurity as a Service company. Its ProVision platform sits at the center of security operations, providing customers visibility into their current security and risk, and implementing proactive actions and responses through a variety of managed solutions. "
target parent: Digital Lantern LLC
target: Cyber Lantern
Cyber Lantern is the commercial cybersecurity products and services branch of Digital Lantern. Cyber Lantern’s Software-as-a-Service platform allows businesses to quickly access their policies, practices, and technologies so that they can stay compliant and secure.
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announced 2/1/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, will acquire Cymptom

synopsis: Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Cymptom, a leader in attack path management. Cymptom proactively measures the impact of cyber risk by mapping all attack paths before they happen.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$541.13)
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company, enabling organizations around the globe to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. "
target: Cymptom
Cymptom proactively measures the impact of cyber risk by mapping all attack paths before they happen. Cymptom’s platform maps critical risk to the MITRE ATT&CK® framework by using agentless data collection technology to continuously visualize all viable attack paths (on-prem and cloud).
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closed 1/26/2022 via PR Newswire

Vectra Networks, acquired Siriux

synopsis: Vectra AI, a leader in AI-driven threat detection and response, has acquired Siriux Security Technologies, a provider of identity and SaaS posture management. Siriux provides an assessment tool for identifying security vulnerabilities in SaaS products. Their solution helps security teams extend their visibility into all Microsoft 365 services.
buyer: Vectra Networks
Vectra is a leader in AI-driven threat detection and response for hybrid and multi-cloud enterprises. Vectra helps the world's largest organizations to immediately detect and respond to cyberattacks in cloud, data center, IoT and enterprise with AI driven network detection. "
target: Siriux
Siriux is a leading provider of identity and software as a service (SaaS) posture management. Siriux provides a SaaS vulnerability assessment tool for identifying security vulnerabilities in SaaS products. Their solution helps security teams extend their visibility into all Microsoft 365 services.
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closed 1/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Silobreaker

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority stake in Silobreaker, a leading risk and threat intelligence SaaS provider. They help business, security and intelligence professionals organize the overwhelming amount of data on the web.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Silobreaker
Silobreaker is a leading risk and threat intelligence SaaS provider. They help business, security and intelligence professionals organize the overwhelming amount of data on the web.
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closed 1/12/2022 via Company Press Release

Flashpoint, acquired Risk Based Security

synopsis: Flashpoint, the trusted leader in threat intelligence and risk prevention, announced it has acquired Risk Based Security (RBS), a Richmond, Virginia-based company specializing in vulnerability and data breach intelligence, as well as vendor risk ratings.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Flashpoint
Flashpoint is a globally trusted leader in risk intelligence. From bolstering cyber and physical security to detecting fraud and insider threats, Flashpoint partners with customers across the private and public sectors to help them rapidly identify threats and mitigate critical security risks. "
target: Risk Based Security
Risk Based Security (RBS) is a Richmond, Virginia-based company specializing in vulnerability and data breach intelligence, as well as vendor risk ratings.
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closed 1/5/2022 via Company Press Release

Google, acquired Siemplify

synopsis: Google has acquired Siemplify, a leading cloud-native security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) provider, helping security teams of all sizes respond to cyberthreats with greater speed and precision.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Siemplify
Siemplify is a leading cloud-native security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) provider, helping security teams of all sizes respond to cyberthreats with greater speed and precision.
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Axcel Industriinvestor A/S, acquired BullWall

synopsis: Axcel, the Nordic private equity firm, has acquired a 75% majority stake in BullWall, a specialised provider of cybersecurity software based in Denmark. BullWall is dedicated to stopping ransomware attacks in its tracks. Their agentless, multi-layered detection system detects and isolates ongoing illegitimate encryption and file corruption.
buyer: Axcel Industriinvestor A/S
Founded in 1994, Axcel is a Nordic private equity firm focusing on mid-market companies and has a broad base of both Nordic and international investors. Axcel has raised six funds with total committed capital of just over EUR 2.5 billion. "
target: BullWall
BullWall is a specialised provider of cybersecurity software based in Denmark. BullWall is dedicated to stopping new and unknown strings of ransomware attacks in its tracks. Their agentless, multi-layered detection system detects and isolates ongoing illegitimate encryption and file corruption.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Impero, acquired ContentKeeper Technologies

synopsis: UK-based Impero Software has acquired ContentKeeper, an Australian leader in web filtering, reporting and mobile security for schools. The acquisition expedites Impero’s strategy to build a fully integrated, device-agnostic, cloud-based product portfolio for education and corporate clients.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Impero
Based in the UK, Impero's technology has the power to help people learn, work and connect safely online. It increases communication and collaboration, engagement and productivity, in the classroom, corporate office or any remote environment. "
target: ContentKeeper Technologies
Based in Australia, ContentKeeper is a provider of internet filtering and multi-layered cybersecurity to some of the world’s largest networks. ContentKeeper’s K12 Cloud can filter millions of students across all devices, web browsers, and platforms with unmatched security, flexibility and control.
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closed 11/24/2021 via Company Press Release

OpenText, acquired Bricata

synopsis: Ontario-based OpenText has acquired Bricata, a provider of NDR (Network Detection Response) security technologies that analyze network traffic for vulnerabilities and threats. With the acquisition, OpenText can now collect and analyze data from all sources across cloud, network, endpoints, email, and webserver.
buyer: OpenText (OTEX:$3,414.41)
Based in Ontario, OpenText is a world leader in Information Management, helping companies securely capture, govern and exchange information on a global scale. OpenText solves digital business challenges for customers, ranging from SMBs to the largest and most complex organizations in the world. "
target: Bricata
Bricata is the leader in comprehensive network protection. The Bricata solution provides unparalleled network visibility, full-spectrum threat detection, threat hunting, and post-detection response capabilities in an intuitive, tightly integrated, and self-managing system.
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announced 3/8/2015 via Reuters

PayPal, Inc., will acquire CyActive Security

synopsis: Online payments company PayPal, a unit of eBay, will buy Israeli cyber security company CyActive, Israeli media reported. CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: CyActive Security
CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
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announced 3/9/2021 via PR Newswire

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Curv

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, Inc., an online payment company, announced that it has agreed to acquire Curv, a leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Curv
Curv is a leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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announced 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Honey Science Corporation

synopsis: Paypal, a digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, will be acquiring Honey, a company that offers users a smarter way to shop. Their shopping platform opens up instant access to exclusive savings, deals, rewards and discovery.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Honey Science Corporation
Honey offers users a smarter way to shop. Their shopping platform opens up instant access to exclusive savings, deals, rewards and discovery, all powered by the collective knowledge of Honey's community of online shoppers.
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$4,000
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closed 9/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., acquired GoPay

synopsis: PayPal has acquired 70% equity of GoPay (Guofubao Information Technology Co. [GoPay], Ltd.), which will make PayPal the first foreign payment platform to provide online payment services in China. GoPay is a technology and financial comprehensive service platform based on third-party payment.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: GoPay
Founded in January 2011, GoPay (Guofubao Information Technology Co., Ltd.) is a technology and financial comprehensive service platform based on third-party payment. Guofubao now has online payment products, mobile payment products and financial services for B2B/B2C.
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announced 6/21/2018 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Simility

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire Simility, a leading fraud prevention and risk management platform. The acquisition of Simility will enhance PayPal’s ability to deliver fraud prevention and risk management solutions to merchants globally.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Simility
Simility offers real-time risk and fraud decisioning solutions to protect global digital businesses. Simility’s offerings are underpinned by the Adaptive Decisioning Platform built with a data-first approach to deliver continuous risk assurance to some of the world’s leading consumer brands.
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closed 11/15/2018 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Hyperwallet

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hyperwallet, a leading global payout platform. The acquisition of Hyperwallet enhances PayPal’s payout capabilities, improving the company’s ability to provide an integrated suite of payment solutions to ecommerce platforms and marketplaces around the world.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Hyperwallet
Hyperwallet’s payout platform provides organizations with a fast, efficient, and transparent way to distribute funds to payees around the world. Trusted by enterprise, ecommerce, and on-demand platforms, Hyperwallet makes it easy to deliver a superior payment experience through a single integration.
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announced 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Jetlore, Inc.

synopsis: Payments provider PayPal will acquire Jetlore. Jetlore uses machine learning to deliver personalized experiences from retail chains like Uniqlo and Nordstrom Rack. It analyzes billions of customer data points, including apparel attributes like sizes, color, fit, and style preferences which inform its customer targeting products.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal provides online payment solutions to its users. It enables its users to transact money through their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards, or promotional financing without sharing financial information. "
target: Jetlore, Inc.
Jetlore uses machine learning to deliver personalized experiences from retail chains like Uniqlo and Nordstrom Rack. It analyzes billions of customer data points and product data, including apparel attributes like sizes, color, fit, and style preferences which inform its customer targeting products.
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PayPal, Inc., acquired iZettle

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, Inc., an American company operating a worldwide online payments system, announced that it has agreed to acquire iZettle, the leading small business commerce platform in Europe and Latin America.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Their open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s nearly 200 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. "
target: iZettle
iZettle, a financial technology company, revolutionized mobile payments with the world’s first mini chip card reader and software for mobile devices. Today iZettle’s commerce platform for small businesses in Europe and Latin America provides tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow businesses.
price ($mm)
$2,200
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closed 7/18/2017 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired TIO Networks

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, an American company operating a worldwide online payments system, has completed the acquisition of TIO Networks, a cloud-based multi-channel bill payment processing and receivables management provider.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Their open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s nearly 200 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. "
target: TIO Networks (TSXV:TNC:$63.83)
TIO is a cloud-based multi-channel bill payment processing and receivables management provider, serving the largest telecom, wireless, cable, and utility bill issuers in North America. TIO integrates with the back office of billing systems to accept, validate, and collect payments.
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$233
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closed 8/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., acquired Modest

synopsis: PayPal announced the purchase of the mobile commerce platform Modest. Modest was founded in 2012 to help merchants create better experiences for their customers. With this platform, businesses could easily create their own app or integrate their stores within existing apps.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies. "
target: Modest
Modest created a platform that help businesses create their own app or integrate their stores within existing apps. Additionally, the company provided tools to help merchants add buy buttons into other channel marketing efforts while also selling products on third-party sites.
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closed 11/12/2015 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Xoom Corporation

synopsis: PayPal, Inc. announced is has acquired Xoom, a digital money transfer provider. Xoom is a leader in international remittances enabling customers in the United States to send money to, and pay bills for, family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phones, tablets or computers.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies. "
target: Xoom Corporation (XOOM:$177.06)
Xoom is a leading digital money transfer provider that enables consumers to send money, pay bills and send mobile reloads to family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phone, tablet or computer.
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announced 3/8/2015 via Reuters

PayPal, Inc., will acquire CyActive Security

synopsis: Online payments company PayPal, a unit of eBay, will buy Israeli cyber security company CyActive, Israeli media reported. CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: CyActive Security
CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
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announced 3/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Paydiant

synopsis: PayPal plans to acquire Paydiant, a payments startup that licenses a technology platform used by big retail chains to create their own branded mobile wallet apps. Founded in 2010, Paydiant’s white-label platform is used by Subway and other retailers and banks to add payment, loyalty and digital-coupon capabilities to their own apps.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: Paydiant
Paydiant is the leading provider of a cloud-based, white-label mobile wallet, cardless ATM access, offer redemption and loyalty platform for retailers, banks and payment processors.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., acquired StackMob

synopsis: PayPal, the provider of online payment services, announced that it has acquired StackMob, a backend-as-a-service company that helps developers easily implement features in mobile apps. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: StackMob
StackMob makes it easy to build scalable apps for any connected device. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/12/2013 via PE Hub

PayPal, Inc., acquired Iron Pearl

synopsis: PayPal has acquired Iron Pearl, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup focused on tools for customer acquisition and engagement. Iron Pearl is built on a new understanding of the social and cultural factors that drive the viral spread of products, combined with new approaches to data analysis and predictive modeling.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: Iron Pearl
Iron Pearl makes analytics software for retaining users and tracking cohorts, combined with viral tracking software. Along with other seamlessly integrated IronPearl modules, the SaaS product is a new breed of Growth software.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2013 via Reuters

PayPal, Inc., acquired Duff Research, LLC

synopsis: PayPal announced that it acquired mobile app developer Duff Research, part of an effort by the online payment giant to become more nimble and technology focused. Duff Research has built about 40 mobile apps for companies that include TiVo Inc and Adidas AG.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: Duff Research, LLC
Duff Research is a premier provider of software development and user experience expertise for the mobile application space. The Duff development team is exceptionally experienced, averaging over 15 years of video, consumer, and mobile software development.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/11/2011 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Zong

synopsis: eBay Inc.'s Paypal has completed its previously announced acquisition of Zong, a leading provider of payments through mobile carrier billing. Zong leverages connections with more than 250 mobile network operators around the world, offering localized, secure and easy-to-use payments capabilities for digital goods and services.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: Zong
Zong is a leading mobile payments platform for sellers of digital goods and services. Zong leverages direct connections with mobile network operators around the world to provide a secure payment solution with best-in-class connectivity and service quality.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/8/2008 via

PayPal, Inc., acquired Fraud Sciences Ltd.

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced that PayPal has agreed to acquire Fraud Sciences Ltd., a privately-held Israeli company with expertise in online risk tools, in a cash transaction with an aggregate transaction value of approx. $169 million. Fraud Sciences’ risk tools and analytics are expected to enhance eBay and PayPal’s proprietary fraud management systems.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal, an eBay company, enables any individual or business with an email address to send and receive payments online securely, easily and quickly. PayPal has nearly 79 million accounts and is available to users in 56 markets around the world. "
target: Fraud Sciences Ltd.
Fraud Sciences is a leading innovator in online risk tools. Following years of intensive research, Fraud Sciences has developed a technology that differentiates between real and fraudulent transactions with unprecedented accuracy.
price ($mm)[EV]
$144 [$149]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/18/2005 via PR Newswire

PayPal, Inc., purchased Payment Gateway Business from Verisign, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, completed its previously announced sale of VeriSign's payment gateway business to PayPal, an eBay company, on November 18, 2005.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal, an eBay company, enables any individual or business with an email address to send and receive payments online securely, easily and quickly. PayPal has nearly 79 million accounts and is available to users in 56 markets around the world. "
seller: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)
$370
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2002 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired PayPal, Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc., the world's online marketplace, completed its previously announced acquisition of PayPal, Inc., the global payments platform.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$11,662.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal enables any individual or business with an email address to send and receive payments online securely, easily and quickly. PayPal has nearly 79 million accounts and is available to users in 56 markets around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,432 [$1,338]
rev ($mm)
$174
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Paysafe Group, will acquire PagoEfectivo

synopsis: Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PagoEfectivo, a market-leading, Peruvian alternative payments (APM) platform. They are a leader in the provision of eCash and open banking solutions in Latin America.
buyer: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$1,444.25)
UK-based Paysafe is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing, and online cash solutions. "
target parent: Grupo El Comercio
target: PagoEfectivo
PagoEfectivo is based in Lima, Peru, and was founded in 2009. The payments platform is a market leader in the provision of eCash and open banking solutions in Latin America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Stripe Inc., will acquire Paystack

synopsis: Stripe has entered into an agreement to acquire Paystack, a technology company based in Lagos that makes it easy for organizations of all sizes to collect payments from around the world.
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: Paystack
Paystack is a Nigerian online payments processing startup. Co-founded in 2015 by Nigerian software developers and longtime friends, Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, Paystack is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, acquired EmpatKali

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

Afterpay Holdings Limited, will acquire Pagantis

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

Nets Holding A/S, will acquire Polskie ePłatnosci

synopsis: Nets, a leading player in the European payments industry, will acquire Polskie ePłatności (PeP), from Innova Capital, a private equity firm in Central Europe. PeP is a payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, e-commerce, and more.
buyer: Nets Holding A/S
Nets is one of the top payment processors in Europe. Nets focuses on making it even easier and more intuitive for their customers to handle digital payments and related services. The company handles billions of transactions annually and is a trusted partner to more than 700,000 merchant outlets. "
target parent: Innova Capital
target: Polskie ePłatnosci
Polskie ePłatności (PeP) is a leading payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments and providing innovative services for business. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, loyalty programs, e-commerce, and more.
price ($mm)
$458
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Grab, will acquire Kudo

synopsis: Grab, the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kudo, the leading O2O (online to offline) ecommerce platform in Indonesia. Kudo’s O2O platform enables Indonesia’s unbanked consumers to shop online by connecting them with online merchants and service providers.
buyer: Grab
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes commuting solutions for drivers and passengers. "
target: Kudo
Kudo is Indonesia’s leading Online to Offline (O2O) platform. Kudo enables digital entrepreneurs to become the gateway for unbanked & less tech-savvy customers to the digital ecosystem. Services offered include cell-phone top-up, bill payments, online shopping, fin-tech & digital payment services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

CashFlows, acquired iCheque Network Limited

synopsis: CashFlows, the fast-growing and innovative provider of merchant payment solutions, focused on maximizing payment success, announced the completion of its acquisition of iCheque Network Ltd, a high-growth online payments company. iCheque provides an online virtual payment solution via its Payr brand.
buyer: CashFlows
CashFlows is the fast-growing and innovative provider of merchant payment solutions, focused on maximizing payment success. At CashFlows they have designed a range of innovative business payment services, designed to help clients manage their cash flow. "
target: iCheque Network Limited
iCheque provides an online virtual payment solution via its Payr brand, aimed at increasing card acceptance rates for merchants’ customers and providing greater security, fraud prevention, and privacy for consumers in their online transactions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

NTT Data, Inc., acquired Payoo

synopsis: NTT DATA Corporation, through the Singapore-based unit NTT DATA Asia Pacific, has agreed to take over Vietnamese fintech firm VietUnion Online Services Corporation. VietUnion, a subsidiary of Saigon Investment Group, has been expanding this business primarily through Payoo, which enables users to make different sorts of bill payments.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT Data, Inc. (TSE:9613:$21,303.17)
NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing and cloud-based solutions."
target parent: Saigon Investment Group
target: Payoo
Payoo enables users to make different sorts of bill payments. It has reached a transaction volume of $1 billion per year, Payoo is an operating subsidiary of VietUnion, which also provides various software solutions such as a mobile POS system, smart-card solutions for transportation and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Wirecard AG, purchased Payments Business from GI Retail

synopsis: Wirecard AG announced its acquisition of the payments business of Great Indian (GI) Retail Group, one of India’s and South East Asia’s leading electronic payment and retail-assisted e-commerce groups. The acquisition includes the brands “iCASHCARD”, “Smartshop”, “StarGlobal”, “Commerce Payment” as well as several segment brands.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. "
seller: GI Retail
GI Retail is a payment service provider based out of India and was established in 2007. The acquisition includes the brands “iCASHCARD”, “Smartshop”, “StarGlobal”, “Commerce Payment” as well as several segment brands.
price ($mm)
$253
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, acquired Leetchi

synopsis: French startup Leetchi has been acquired by French bank Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, a leading player in banking and insurance. Leetchi.com allows customers to easily collect and organize money for group payments for birthdays, farewell presents, weekends away with friends, charity associations and more.
buyer: Crédit Mutuel Arkéa
The Crédit Mutuel Arkéa Group is a leading player in banking and insurance. With a strong presence in France – including in 19 of the country's 22 regions – and Belgium, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa serves customers in 26 countries. "
target: Leetchi
Leetchi.com is a clever and secure service for all group payments. Leetchi.com allows customers to easily collect and organize money for group payments for birthdays, farewell presents, weekends away with friends, charity associations and more.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Optimal Payments Plc, will acquire Skrill Group

synopsis: Optimal Payments Plc, a global provider of online and mobile payment processing services, has entered into an agreement to acquire Skrill Group from CVC Funds and other shareholders.The Skrill Group is one of Europe's leading digital payments businesses providing digital wallet solutions and online payment processing capabilities.
buyer: Optimal Payments Plc (LSE:PAYS:$1,444.25)
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions, trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year. "
target parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: Skrill Group
Skrill is a privately held global provider of digital payment and electronic money solutions. They are one of Europe's leading digital payments providers providing digital wallet solutions and online payment processing capabilities and is one of the largest pre-paid online voucher providers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,431 [$1,694]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$82
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
20.7x
closed 12/26/2014 via Reuters

Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd., acquired 99Bill Corporation

synopsis: China's Dalian Wanda Group Co, announced that it has bought a controlling stake in 99Bill Corp, a Chinese third-party payment processor. The company offers bank and prepaid card processing, account refilling, mass payment, data security, and online marketing services.
buyer: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
Dalian Wanda Group was founded in 1988 and operates in five major industries including Commercial Properties, Luxury Hotels, Tourism Investment, Cultural Industry, and Department Store Chain. The company has assets of 31 billion dollars and an annual income of 17 billion dollars. "
target: 99Bill Corporation
99Bill Corporation provides e-mail and mobile phone number based payment solutions. The company offers bank and prepaid card processing, account refilling, mass payment, data security, and online marketing services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2014 via Company Press Release

Qiwi plc, acquired Dengi.Mail.Ru

synopsis: QIWI plc acquires Dengi.Mail.Ru project from Mail.Ru Group. Dengi.Mail.Ru is a payment system allowing users to make instant payments for goods and services via web interface or apps.
buyer: Qiwi plc (QIWI:$325.45)
QIWI provides everyone with convenient and accessible instruments for making all kinds of regular and requisite payments. QIWI Kiosks and Visa QIWI Wallet help to pay for services of over 54 000 providers. "
target parent: DST Global (Investment Company)
target: Dengi.Mail.Ru
Dengi.Mail.Ru develops internet based payment portal which allows payment for goods and services such as mobile communication, telephony, Internet, utility payments, financial services, projects, and gambling services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/19/2013 via PR Newswire

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire Skrill Group

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, announced that it has agreed to the sale of Skrill Group to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners. Skrill is one of Europe's largest online payment systems and among the world's largest independent digital wallet providers with over 36 million account holders.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms. CVC funds seek to identify attractive investments and then develop sustainable, long-term value in close partnership with management teams. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Skrill Group
Skrill is one of Europe's largest online payment systems and among the world's largest independent digital wallet providers with over 36 million account holders.
price ($mm)
$601*
rev ($mm)
$267
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.0x
announced 12/5/2011 via Company Description

FlexiGroup Limited, will acquire Paymate Pty Ltd.

synopsis: FlexiGroup, provider of vendor and retail point-of-sale finance and telecommunication services in Australasia and Ireland, entered into an agreement with ACT Merchant Services to acquire the business of Paymate Pty Limited, a provider of internet-based payment services via credit card.
buyer: FlexiGroup Limited (AU:FXL:$246.22)
FlexiGroup is a leading provider of vendor and retail point-of-sale finance and telecommunication services. The company offers lease, rental, interest free and mobile broadband plans and operates in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. "
target parent: Paymate
target: Paymate Pty Ltd.
Paymate Pty Ltd. provides internet-based payment services via credit card. It also provides information, risk, and financial management services. The company is based in Sydney, Australia.
price ($mm)
$1.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2002 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired PayPal, Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc., the world's online marketplace, completed its previously announced acquisition of PayPal, Inc., the global payments platform.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$11,662.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal enables any individual or business with an email address to send and receive payments online securely, easily and quickly. PayPal has nearly 79 million accounts and is available to users in 56 markets around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,432 [$1,338]
rev ($mm)
$174
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2022 via Company Press Release

Aareal Bank AG, acquired Collect.ai

synopsis: Aareal Bank Group, one of the leading international property specialists, has acquired all shares in Collect Artificial Intelligence GmbH (CollectAI), a payment solutions provider offering AI-based intelligent invoicing and dunning processes, from Otto Group.
buyer: Aareal Bank AG (XTRA:ARL:$538.05)
Aareal Bank Group, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, is one of the leading international property specialists. With a staff comprising employees from 30 nations, it is represented across three continents: Europe, North America and Asia. "
target parent: Otto Group GmbH
target: Collect.ai
collectAI is a software platform for intelligent receivables management with digital, AI-based payment services. It offers the products invoice, payment reminders and white-label payment pages.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ajua, acquired WayaWaya Inc.

synopsis: Kenyan consumer experience platform for businesses in Africa, Ajua announced that it has acquired WayaWaya, a Kenya-based AI and Machine Learning messaging and payments company. The company offers a range of services, from digital banking and payment services to financial services APIs and payment bots.
buyer: Ajua
Ajua, formerly mSurvey, was founded in 2012 by Kenfield Griffith. The company is solving a consumer data problem for African businesses to understand their business better and drive growth. Ajua’s technology integrates with businesses to measure and optimize their Customer Experience. "
target: WayaWaya Inc.
WayaWaya is a Kenya-based AI and Machine Learning messaging and payments company. The company offers a range of services, from digital banking and payment services to financial services APIs and payment bots. WayaWaya enables borderless banking and payments across apps and social media platforms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/10/2019 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Walletron

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

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
price ($mm)
$72
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: LSE:DARK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Darktrace
Darktrace
Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 6,500 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$281.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1605
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Ticker: NYSE:S
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SentinelOne
SentinelOne is the only cybersecurity solution encompassing AI-powered prevention, detection, response, and hunting across endpoints, containers, cloud workloads, and IoT devices in a single autonomous Extended Detection and Response (XDR) platform.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$204.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($259.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($267.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1080
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Ticker: TSXV:PLUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plurilock Security Solutions
Plurilock Security Solutions
Plurilock is an identity-centric cybersecurity solutions provider in Canada. Plurilock provides a real-time cybersecurity solution that uses AI to identify, prevent, and eliminate insider threats. Their platform enables users to immediately spot and monitor credentials in use by unauthorized users.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$18.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
42
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALLIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wallix
Wallix
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: PYPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PayPal, Inc.
PayPal, Inc.
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$21,454.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,295.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,428.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,202.00
Employees
26500
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Ticker: AIM:FFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$824.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Afterpay Holdings Limited
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.03
EBIT ($mm)
$2.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
665
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Ticker: DLGEF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: :SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
Sea Limited is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. They operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,681.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($980.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22600
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Ticker: AIM:BOKU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boku, Inc.
Boku, Inc.
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$50.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.09
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
214
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Ticker: JSE:BLU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Label Telecoms
Blue Label Telecoms
The Blue Label Telecoms Group (Blue Label Telecoms) is a leading distributor of prepaid secure electronic tokens of value and transactional services within emerging and developing economies.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,667.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.26
EBIT ($mm)
$60.00
Net Income ($mm)
$38.69
Employees
1186
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Ticker: SSPC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks provides proprietary loyalty systems and a suite of digital engagement and marketing services that help local merchants build relationships with consumers and drive revenues.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:FTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fintech Select
Fintech Select
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
45
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