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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:$15,707.00)
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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closed 2/7/2018 via BusinessWire

BitPesa, acquired TransferZero

synopsis: BitPesa, the first and largest blockchain payments platform for Africa and Europe, announced their acquisition of Madrid, Spain-based TransferZero, an international, online money transfer platform that specializes in sending money to consumers and companies in 200 countries using over 50 different currencies.
buyer: BitPesa
BitPesa is an online payment platform that leverages Blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. BitPesa's clients range from African businesses and multinational companies to bank networks. "
target: TransferZero
TransferZero is the first Spanish Fintech platform to send money online to the rest of the world. The platform enables international remittances and B2B services, autonomously or through the management of a personal advisor, in more than 200 countries and 34 currencies.
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closed 8/29/2016 via PR Newswire

TerraPay, acquired Pay2Global

synopsis: TerraPay, a mobile-first payment transfer company incubated by Mahindra Comviva, announced it has completed the acquisition of UK-based money-transfer company, Pay2Global Limited, following regulatory approvals. In an outright purchase, TerraPay has acquired 100% of Pay2Global for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: TerraPay
TerraPay is a mobile-first international payment network that interconnects financial services providers -- mobile wallet service providers, money transfer operators, banks and payment platforms – to create a “one network” for secure and seamless transnational movement of funds. "
target: Pay2Global
Pay2Global is a leading foreign currency, money remittance and global payments company based in the heart of London. Pay2Global is a regulated digital international money transfer company with passporting rights into the European Economic Area (EEA).
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Payconiq, acquired Digicash Payments SA

synopsis: Payconiq has announced that it is expanding its business footprint in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with the acquisition of the Digicash Payments application. Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: Payconiq
Payconiq, the 2014 brainchild of the ING innovation lab, is a European mobile payment initiative with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Hasselt and Luxembourg. Currently, over 35,000 shops are actively connected to the system in Belgium and rollout is imminent in the Netherlands. "
target: Digicash Payments SA
Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash. The Digicash system works in partnership with banks, shops, insurers and energy providers, among others, and its mobile app is used by one-quarter of the Luxembourg population.
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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:$17,037.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: 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 11/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Fintech Select, will purchase Online Payment and e-Wallet Platform from Mswipe

synopsis: Fintech Select has signed a LOI to acquire an online payment and e-wallet platform from Mswipe, India’s largest independent mobile POS merchant acquirer & network provider. The platform will include: online payment processing, online global money transfers, fraud screening, transaction dispute resolutions, cryptocurrency exchange services and more.
buyer: Fintech Select (TSXV:FTEC:$2.43)
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. "
seller: Mswipe
The acquisition includes an online payment and e-wallet platform from Mswipe, India’s largest independent mobile POS merchant acquirer & network provider. The platform will include: online payment processing, online global money transfers, transaction dispute resolutions and more.
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closed 8/8/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

ACCEO Solutions, acquired Perceptech

synopsis: ACCEO Solutions Inc., a leading Canadian company in the field of IT consulting and business and financial solutions for SMBs, is proud to announce its acquisition of Perceptech, a firm specializing in direct-deposit payment solutions and pre-authorized bank transfers and withdrawals.
buyer: ACCEO Solutions
Leading Canadian IT company ACCEO Solutions (formerly GFI Business Solutions) specializes in the design, implementation, integration, and support of management software; e-business development; and payment, professional, and technical services. "
target: Perceptech
Perceptech inc. offers a range of specialized services to consumers, companies, financial institutions, and public institutions. Perceptech Inc. provides online direct-deposit payment solutions and pre-authorized bank transfers and withdrawals.
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closed 12/9/2016 via finextra.com

Standard Bank Group Limited, acquired SnapScan

synopsis: South Africa's Standard Bank has bought a majority stake in Firepay, the startup behind popular QR code-based mobile payments service SnapScan. The SnapScan app is an easy, affordable and convenient way for merchants to accept payments, and a safe, secure and convenient payment method for users.
buyer: Standard Bank Group Limited (JSE:SBK:$8,263.42)
Standard Bank's strategy is to build the leading Africa-focused financial services organisation. They operate in 20 countries on the African continent, including South Africa. Their three main pillars of business are Personal & Business Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking, and Wealth - Liberty. "
target: SnapScan
SnapScan is the easiest way for South Africans to pay with their phones. The app is an easy, affordable and convenient way for merchants to accept payments, and a safe, secure and convenient payment method for users, who no longer have to carry cash around with them.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BusinessWire

Seamless, acquired MeaWallet Inc

synopsis: Seamless, a global payments company, has acquired MeaWallet AS, a leading technology provider of Cloud-Based Payments and tokenization. Their Mobile Services Platform – built for digital card issuance – enables secure mobile contactless and remote payment for card issuers, supporting both open and closed loop payment schemes.
buyer: Seamless (OM:INVUO:$31.80)
Seamless is a global payments company that provides prepaid top-up systems and mobile payment services for mobile operators, distributors, retailers and consumers. "
target: MeaWallet Inc
MeaWallet is a leading technology provider of Cloud-Based Payments and tokenization. Their Mobile Services Platform – built for digital card issuance – enables secure mobile contactless and remote payment for card issuers, supporting both open and closed loop payment schemes.
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$4.97
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announced 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wirecard AG, will acquire AllScore Payment Services

synopsis: Wirecard AG, the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology, will be acquiring AllScore Payment Services, a Beijing-based Payment Service Provider owning an attractive license portfolio and employing a dedicated team of more than 120 people.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$2,845.60)
Wirecard is the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology. As one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, it provides businesses and end customers alike with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services. "
target: AllScore Payment Services
Based in China, AllScore Payment Services, founded in 2007, is a Chinese Payment Service Provider owning an attractive license portfolio and employing a dedicated team of more than 120 people. Their products cover online banking payment, fast payment, scan code payment, collection and payment.
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announced 7/9/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Banking Circle

synopsis: EQT, a leading New York-based investment firm, will acquire Saxo Payments Banking Circle (“Banking Circle”) from Saxo Bank A/S. Founded in 2013, Banking Circle is a next-generation provider of mission-critical infrastructure for online cross-border payments.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$561.47)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Saxo Bank
target: Banking Circle
Founded in 2013, Banking Circle is a next-generation provider of mission-critical infrastructure for online cross-border payments. Today, Banking Circle is processing around EUR 60 billion run-rate annual payment volumes for several high-profile customers.
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announced 7/6/2017 via Company Press Release

BlackFin Capital Partners, will acquire Buckaroo

synopsis: BlackFin Capital Partners has entered into an agreement with Intrum Justitia to acquire 100% of the shares in Buckaroo BV. Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants.
buyer: BlackFin Capital Partners
BlackFin Capital Partners is a private equity firm specialized in the financial services & fintech sector. The firm’s strategy focuses primarily on asset-light businesses in the financial services sector across continental Europe. BlackFin operates as an active and influential investor. "
target parent: Intrum Justitia
target: Buckaroo
Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants. Many corporates and medium-sized companies use Buckaroo to facilitate their growth in business in ecommerce, mobile business or offline business.
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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.
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announced 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, will acquire Acculynk

synopsis: First Data, a leader in commerce-enabling technology, has entered into an agreement to acquire Acculynk, a leading Atlanta-based technology company that delivers eCommerce solutions for debit card acceptance. Acculynk’s unique debit routing technology allows merchants to process online debit payments through the most cost-effective debit network.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: Acculynk
Acculynk is a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, specializing in online payments and authentication. Acculynk's suite of software-only services secure bring PIN debit to online transactions and provide significant value to merchants, issuers, EFT networks and consumers.
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announced 3/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Optal Ltd, will acquire Invapay

synopsis: Global business-to-business payment solutions provider and virtual card specialist Optal, announced the acquisition of innovative payments company Invapay, in a deal which will significantly expand Optal's capabilities in the global corporate payments space.
buyer: 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. "
target: Invapay
Invapay is a payment technology company. They offer an efficient, flexible way to manage payments and working capital and are connected to over 800 banks. Invapay processes all major currencies and provides a flexible payments alternative that ensures long-term buyer and supplier benefits.
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announced 2/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

MYOB Limited, will acquire Paycorp

synopsis: MYOB will acquire Australian payment solutions provider Paycorp, the accounting software vendor has announced. Paycorp has more than 6500 clients, including banks and businesses of varying sizes across Australia. The payment platform will bridge a gap between MYOB’s accounting and payment solutions.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: MYOB Limited (ASX:MYO:$312.12)
MYOB Ltd is a leading cloud based business management solutions provider. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, job costing, inventory and more. "
target: Paycorp
Paycorp is an International company with presence in Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Their international expertise allow them to act as a local online Payment Solutions Provider (PSP). They provide cutting-edge payment solutions to help organisations become PCI compliant.
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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.
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closed 8/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dalian Hairunlai Group, acquired Cheoum & C

synopsis: Dalian Hairunlai Group, a private investment company with investment interests in China, Korea and Singapore, has acquired a controlling interest in Cheoum & C, which operates the leading B2B e-commerce platform in South Korea. Cheoum & C provides B2B electronic payment services and an online marketplace for both purchasing agents and sales agents.
buyer: Dalian Hairunlai Group
Dalian Hairunlai Group (DHG) is a private investment company which has investment interests in China, Korea and Singapore. DHG, which is headquartered in Dalian, China, has built a portfolio of private investments from a long history of involvement in the construction industry in China. "
target: Cheoum & C (KOSDAQ:A111820:$40.39)
Built upon their base of about 90,000 client companies secured through their B2B electronic payment solution services, Cheoum & C aims to be a leading B2B service provider. Since 2006, they have provided financial payment solutions to companies in their purchase of products and raw materials.
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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:$20,446.04)
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.
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closed 3/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Payoneer, acquired Armor Payments

synopsis: Payoneer, a leading online payments company transforming the way businesses send and receive cross-border payments, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Silicon Valley-based Armor Payments, the only licensed business-to-business payments provider offering Escrow-as-a-Service (EaaS).
buyer: Payoneer
Payoneer empowers global commerce by connecting businesses, professionals, countries and currencies with its innovative cross-border payments platform. Payoneer enables millions of businesses and professionals to reach new audiences by facilitating seamless, cross-border payments. "
target: Armor Payments
Armor Payments is a B2B payments provider, offering the first Escrow-as-a-Service (EaaS) payment solution. Online marketplaces can integrate Armor Payments EaaS(SM) via a simple API to offer secure, cost-effective online escrow payments between their payers and payees.
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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:$15,707.00)
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 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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
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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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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
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.
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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:$15,707.00)
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:$15,707.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target parent: Opus Software Solutions
target: ElectraCard Services
ElectraCard Services (ECS), headquartered in Pune, India is a leading provider of software products and processing services for electronic payments. Its customer base includes financial institutions, retailers and telcos in over 25 countries globally.
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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:$15,707.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target: 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:$15,707.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target: 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:$15,707.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target: 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:$15,707.00)
MasterCard Incorporated advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants. MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions, processes over 22 billion transactions each year, and provides industry-leading analysis. "
target: DataCash Group plc
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers.
price ($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:$15,707.00)
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 1/5/2009 via PR Newswire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Orbiscom

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced the acquisition of Orbiscom Ltd., a Dublin, Ireland-based leading payments solutions software provider for major financial institutions. The purchase price is approximately $100 million, a portion of which is contingent upon the future performance of Orbiscom's business.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$15,707.00)
MasterCard International is a global payments company with one of the most recognized and respected brands in the world. We manage a full range of payment programs and services, including MasterCard® credit cards, MasterCard® debit cards, Maestro® online debit cards, and Cirrus® ATM cash access. "
target: Orbiscom
Orbiscom Ltd. is a leading provider of enhanced B2C, B2B and P2P payment solutions to the global payments industry, primarily providing solutions based on its patented Controlled Payment Number(TM) technology. All of Orbiscom's solutions are designed to leverage existing card processing systems.
price ($mm)
$100
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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:$15,707.00)
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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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:$5,683.13)
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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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:$7,743.70)
Alliance Data® Systems (ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. ADS creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Blispay
Blispay is a financial technology company pioneering the next generation of point-of-sale financing. Blispay is an everyday financing solution that customers deserve and merchants need.
price ($mm)
$7.70
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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:$0.19)
SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc. develops EMV Payment, Check21, Mwallet & Incentive solutions for Issuer & Acquirer Banks, Telecom & Global Enterprise with Retail and Ecommerce Merchant portfolio. "
target: CT-Payment Inc.
CT-Payment (CTP) has been setting the pace in electronic POS transaction since 2002. It is North American leader in EMV compliant payment services and is Canada's largest debit- and credit-card processing company to be fully independent of Canadian financial institutions and acquirers.
price ($mm)
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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)
$17
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Evertec, Inc.
Evertec, Inc.
Evertec is a full-service transaction processing business in Latin America, with merchant acquiring, payment processing and business solutions services. They manage electronic payment networks, and offer a suite of services for core bank processing, cash processing and technology outsourcing.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$395.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$155.45
EBIT ($mm)
$109.17
Net Income ($mm)
$78.92
Employees
1650
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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: ENXTBR:KEYW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Keyware Technologies NV
Keyware Technologies NV
Keyware is a leading supplier of electronic payment solutions, loyalty systems, identity applications and related transaction management. Keyware is based in Zaventem, Belgium. Keyware boasts solid partnerships with various global players in the value chain of electronic payment.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$21.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.40
EBIT ($mm)
$4.06
Net Income ($mm)
$3.50
Employees
46
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Ticker: ASX:AFY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Afterpay Holdings Limited
Afterpay provides an easy-to-use payment process that allows shoppers to buy products and pay them off in 4 equal fortnightly installments, interest free. Afterpay is available to use online, on mobile, or in-store.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$5.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:MYEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MyECheck
MyECheck Inc. is a leading electronic payment technology developer and payment services provider. MyECheck provides comprehensive payment systems for all payment applications including mobile payments and the industry's most advanced security and fraud control technologies.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.78
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.16
Employees
4
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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
2018
rev ($mm)
$31.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.64
EBIT ($mm)
($0.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
150
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Ticker: OM:INVUO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invuo Technologies AB
Founded in 2001 (and previously named Seamless Distribution), Invuo Technologies is a mobile payments technology company, which provides innovative B2B mobile payment services and electronic top-up systems for the financial industry, mobile operators and retailers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$31.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
102
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Ticker: TSXV:FTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fintech Select
Fintech Select
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
45
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Ticker: LSE:PAYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paysafe Group
Paysafe Group
Paysafe is a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions. It’s core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet and online cash solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$871.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.70
EBIT ($mm)
$151.40
Net Income ($mm)
$69.53
Employees
1828
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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: SEHK:2318
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$159,378.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,223.54
EBIT ($mm)
$30,150.45
Net Income ($mm)
$18,493.28
Employees
376900
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Ticker: AXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Express Company
American Express Company
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$38,379.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,975.00
Employees
59000
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Ticker: NYSE:COF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,241.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$5,800.00
Employees
50700
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Ticker: V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21,674.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$14,606.00
EBIT ($mm)
$14,284.00
Net Income ($mm)
$11,128.00
Employees
17000
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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)
$15,707.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,364.00
EBIT ($mm)
$8,944.00
Net Income ($mm)
$6,708.00
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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