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announced 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire Varipay

synopsis: Media Central Corporation, an alternative Canadian media company, will acquire Varipay Inc., a digital payment processing company in Canada. Varipay offers ecommerce integration, POS retail processing and virtual terminals to CBD, vape, gaming, travel and supplement merchants.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative Canadian media company that acquires and develops high-quality publishing assets. Media Central's brands include Vancouver Free Press Corp., Now Communications Inc., digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com, and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com. "
target: Varipay
Varipay is a digital payment processing company in Canada. Varipay offers ecommerce integration, POS retail processing and virtual terminals to CBD, vape, gaming, travel and supplement merchants. Their unique payment platform powers multi-currency payment solutions with an instantaneous settlement.
price ($mm)
$2.24
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$1
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$0
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cancelled 5/6/2020 via Company Press Release

WEX Inc., cancelled an acquisition of eNett

synopsis: Wex has informed the owners of eNett and Optal that they have concluded that the pandemic and conditions arising in connection with it have had, and continue to have, a material adverse effect on their businesses and that WEX is not required to close the transaction.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,664.84)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and business solutions across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target parent: Siris Capital Group
target: eNett
eNett is a leading provider of B2B payments solutions to the travel industry. They are one of the leading payment companies in developing innovative B2B payment solutions that make payments simple, efficient and rewarding.
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closed 6/2/2015 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Gaming Assets from Certegy, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of gaming assets from Certegy Check Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services FIS, related to its business for licensed gaming operators.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
seller parent: Fidelity National Financial
seller: Certegy, Inc.
Gaming Assets of Certegy Check Services, Inc. includes 260 marquee gaming client locations and provides a comprehensive suite of services that are designed for the gaming industry.
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$237
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closed 2/10/2020 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired Ventanex

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of Ventanex, an integrated payments solutions provider to the consumer finance and B2B healthcare verticals. Ventanex’s technology platform offers inbound and outbound omnichannel payment solutions and complex rules-based processing.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$121.04)
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: Ventanex
Ventanex, founded in 2012 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, is an integrated payments solutions provider to the consumer finance and B2B healthcare verticals. Ventanex’s technology platform offers inbound and outbound omnichannel payment solutions and complex rules-based processing.
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$36
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closed 5/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., acquired InstaMed

synopsis: As part of its efforts to accelerate its activity in the payments processing space, JPMorgan Chase has purchased healthcare payments technology company InstaMed. InstaMed has developed a cloud-based platform to coordinate bill payments between providers, insurers and patients.
buyer: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM:$97,276.00)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. "
target: InstaMed
InstaMed is healthcare’s most trusted payments network, connecting providers, payers and consumers on one platform. The InstaMed Network connects over two-thirds of the market and processes tens of billions of dollars in healthcare payments annually.
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announced 12/15/2015 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., will acquire Heartland Payment Systems

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., one of the nation's largest payment companies. Heartland delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing and security technology through Heartland Secure.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
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. "
target: Heartland Payment Systems (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., one of the largest payment processors in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing and security technology through Heartland Secure™ and its comprehensive breach warranty.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,857 [$4,312]
rev ($mm)
$2,588
EBITDA ($mm)
$202
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
21.8x
closed 6/18/2013 via Market Wire

PaySpan, Inc., acquired mPay Gateway Inc.

synopsis: PaySpan Inc., the leading provider of healthcare payment and reimbursement automation, announced the acquisition of the assets of mPay Gateway, a point-of-service patient payment solution for healthcare providers.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: PaySpan, Inc.
PaySpan, Inc., with more than 25 years of payments expertise, is a trusted source of innovative healthcare reimbursement solutions, empowering the healthcare economy for health plans, providers, members and banks. "
target: mPay Gateway Inc.
mPay Gateway is a PCI certified acquiring card processor, delivering bankcard solutions with integrated web based management software to Providers that addresses the increased cost of collecting from consumers enrolled in consumer directed health care plans.
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closed 4/16/2013 via BusinessWire

TOT Money, acquired Unified Payments

synopsis: Net Element International, and Unified Payments, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment-enabling technologies announced that they have entered into a binding term sheet for Net Element International to acquire Unified Payments and operate it through its newly formed subsidiary, TOT Money.
buyer parent: Net Element, Inc.
buyer: TOT Money
TOT Money is a mobile payment processor and mobile commerce provider that facilitates the payment, aggregation and distribution of mobile transactions. Their clients include wireless carriers, content providers and merchants. "
target: Unified Payments
Unified Payments, which has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as the fastest-growing private company in America in 2012, is a leading socially responsible provider of transaction processing services and payment-enabling technologies to small, medium, and large merchants across the United States.
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$24
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closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Paystone, acquired Swift Payments

synopsis: Paystone, a leading payments and software company, has acquired Swift Payments, a Certified Canadian Merchant Service Provider that provides Canadian businesses of all shapes and sizes with the opportunity to accept debit and credit card payments at affordable rates with an unsurpassed customer experience and complete transparency.
buyer: Paystone
Paystone is a leading payment and software company redefining the way merchants engage their customers and grow their businesses. The company's seamlessly integrated suite of automated payment processing, customer loyalty, and gift card solutions are used by brands across North America. "
target: Swift Payments
Swift Payments is a Certified Canadian Merchant Service Provider that provides Canadian businesses of all shapes and sizes with the opportunity to accept debit and credit card payments at affordable rates with an unsurpassed customer experience and complete transparency.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

TouchSuite, acquired Alpine Payment Systems

synopsis: TouchSuite has announced it has acquired the assets of IQ Payment Systems, dba Alpine Payment Systems (Alpine). Alpine is a merchant acquirer based out of Vancouver, Washington that services the restaurant, hospitality and retail verticals. Alpine has built an award-winning integrated payments business with a highly scalable distribution platform.
buyer: TouchSuite
TouchSuite is a leading financial technology company that delivers business solutions for small to mid-sized companies across different industries. Offerings include point-of-sale systems, payment processing services, SEO solutions, working capital and marketing services. "
target: Alpine Payment Systems
IQ Payment Systems, dba Alpine Payment Systems has continually evolved to offer industry leading solutions for small to medium sized businesses. Alpine has built an award-winning integrated payments business with a highly scalable distribution platform.
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closed 10/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Onyx Payments, acquired Worldwide Payment Systems

synopsis: Onyx Payments, the largest payment processor for hotels and travel distributors, has acquired Spain-based Worldwide Payment Systems ("WPS"). WPS is a data and payment processing company specialized in the management and control of international payments worldwide.
buyer: Onyx Payments
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Onyx Payments is the world’s largest processor of payment disbursement and reconciliation solutions. The company facilitates in excess of $500 million in payments annually, serving more than 40,000 properties. "
target: Worldwide Payment Systems
WPS is a data and payment processing company specialized in the management and control of international payments worldwide. Founded in 1998, WPS optimizes the business flows of more than 200,000 travel industry entities in 192 countries providing payment, reconciliation and invoicing solutions.
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closed 5/27/2014 via BusinessWire

Kalixa, acquired PXP Solutions

synopsis: Kalixa, the next-generation FinTech business, announced that it has acquired PXP Solutions, a privately-owned company with a 27-year track record in the card payment processing sector. PXP provides intelligent payment solutions: helping multinational businesses deliver greater efficiency of operations and enable significant growth.
buyer: Kalixa
Kalixa is now one of the world’s top five payment services providers, based on capability and range of payment options. With its single payments platform, the Kalixa payments group provides merchants of all sizes with omni-channel payments from one supplier. "
target: PXP Solutions
PXP provides intelligent payment solutions for strategic advantage: helping ambitious multinational businesses build stronger customer relationships, deliver greater efficiency of operations and enable significant growth.
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closed 1/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired ABC Financial Services, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has completed its acquisition of ABC Financial Services, Inc., a software and payment processing company servicing more than 6,700 health clubs throughout North America.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: ABC Financial Services, Inc.
Launched in 1981, ABC Financial has revolutionized software and payment processing for the health and fitness industry. The company's innovative club management software, DataTrak, is the most complete web-based software in the health and fitness industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$179
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0.0x
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closed 7/18/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Ability Network, Inc., acquired Secure Bill Pay

synopsis: ABILITY® Network announced its acquisition of Secure Bill Pay, a leader in the fast-growing healthcare payment software market. Secure Bill Pay provides an all-in-one set of tools to enable providers to facilitate patient payment throughout the revenue cycle.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Ability Network, Inc.
ABILITY® Network is a leading information technology company that helps providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. "
target: Secure Bill Pay
Hospitals, clinics and other health care providers are paid faster and easier with Secure Bill Pay's comprehensive patient payment solutions. Real-time data access with unlimited reporting, export/import or even full interface ensures payments are posted to patient accounts timely and accurately.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Paylo, acquired Ruplee

synopsis: Paylo.in, an offline payments platform, acquired Ruplee, an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
buyer: Paylo
Paylo is the easiest way of accepting all payment types - credit/debit cards, mobile wallets, net banking, mobile banking etc instantly from any phone. "
target: Ruplee
Ruplee is an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
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announced 8/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Global Cash Access, will acquire Cash Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Global Cash Access, Inc. announced that it has closed the acquisition of Cash Systems, Inc. The aggregate amount paid to Cash Systems’ stockholders, note holders and warrant holders, together with Cash Systems’ transaction expenses, is approximately $33 million. Cash Systems is now a wholly owned subsidiary of GCA.
buyer parent: GCA Holdings LLC
buyer: Global Cash Access
Global Cash Access is the world's leading supplier of cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. GCA dominates its market, with approximately 70 percent market share if gaming establishments in the US, Canada, Caribbean, and United Kingdom. "
target: Cash Systems, Inc.
Cash Systems, Inc. is a provider of cash-access and related services to the retail and gaming industries. Cash Systems' products include its proprietary cash advance systems, ATMs and check cashing solutions. Please visit www.cashsystemsinc.com for more information.
price ($mm)[EV]
$30 [$49]
rev ($mm)
$107
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0.5x
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closed 4/1/2008 via

Global Cash Access, purchased Certegy Gaming Services, Inc. from Certegy, Inc.

synopsis: Global Cash Access, Inc. has executed an agreement to acquire Certegy Gaming Services, Inc., formerly known as Game Financial from Fidelity National Transaction Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
buyer parent: GCA Holdings LLC
buyer: Global Cash Access
Global Cash Access is the world's leading supplier of cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. GCA dominates its market, with approximately 70 percent market share if gaming establishments in the US, Canada, Caribbean, and United Kingdom. "
seller parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
seller: Certegy, Inc.
Certegy provides credit and debit processing, check risk management and check cashing services, and merchant processing to over 6,000 financial institutions, 117,000 retailers and 100 million consumers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$22
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announced 2/10/2015 via PR Newswire

ArbiterSports, will acquire Pay OGFE Inc.

synopsis: ArbiterSports will acquire PayOGFE, a privately held company that handles payments for game officials and other staff workers within a number of collegiate conferences. As a result of the acquisition, collegiate administrators will be able to pay all independent contractors working at sporting events electronically within one unified system.
buyer: ArbiterSports
ArbiterSports, the leading provider of game management solutions, helps athletic departments and sports leagues simplify the process of scheduling games, assigning officials and paying all participants. "
target: Pay OGFE Inc.
Founded in 2003, PayOGFE℠ is a premier payment provider for Collegiate Division I sports organizations that compensate game officials and other independent contractors who work sporting events.
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closed 1/17/2019 via Company Press Release

TrialCard, acquired RxSolutions

synopsis: TrialCard, a company that offers customized patient access solutions exclusively for the pharmaceutical industry, has acquired RxSolutions, a privately-held company specializing in customized pharmaceutical reimbursement-based programs for both the marketing and clinical supply professional.
buyer parent: Odyssey Investment Partners
buyer: TrialCard
TrialCard offers customized patient access solutions exclusively for the pharmaceutical industry in support of product marketing, patient assistance programs, and phase IV clinical trials. TrialCard innovates by focusing on client brands and analyzing new trends in prescription optimization. "
target: RxSolutions
RxSolutions is a privately-held company with more than 20 years experience specializing in customized pharmaceutical reimbursement-based programs for both the marketing and clinical supply professional. They are known for their dedication to customer care at a remarkable value.
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announced 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire Varipay

synopsis: Media Central Corporation, an alternative Canadian media company, will acquire Varipay Inc., a digital payment processing company in Canada. Varipay offers ecommerce integration, POS retail processing and virtual terminals to CBD, vape, gaming, travel and supplement merchants.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative Canadian media company that acquires and develops high-quality publishing assets. Media Central's brands include Vancouver Free Press Corp., Now Communications Inc., digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com, and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com. "
target: Varipay
Varipay is a digital payment processing company in Canada. Varipay offers ecommerce integration, POS retail processing and virtual terminals to CBD, vape, gaming, travel and supplement merchants. Their unique payment platform powers multi-currency payment solutions with an instantaneous settlement.
price ($mm)
$2.24
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$1
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$0
EV / rev
1.8x
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100.0x
announced 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire Varipay

synopsis: Media Central Corporation, an alternative Canadian media company, will acquire Varipay Inc., a digital payment processing company in Canada. Varipay offers ecommerce integration, POS retail processing and virtual terminals to CBD, vape, gaming, travel and supplement merchants.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative Canadian media company that acquires and develops high-quality publishing assets. Media Central's brands include Vancouver Free Press Corp., Now Communications Inc., digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com, and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com. "
target: Varipay
Varipay is a digital payment processing company in Canada. Varipay offers ecommerce integration, POS retail processing and virtual terminals to CBD, vape, gaming, travel and supplement merchants. Their unique payment platform powers multi-currency payment solutions with an instantaneous settlement.
price ($mm)
$2.24
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$1
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$0
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announced 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire Budtree Corp.

synopsis: Ontario-based Media Central Corporation Inc. will acquire Budtree Corp., a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis in Canada. MediaCentral will be able to leverage Budtree's platform to expose its 6.5 million readers to the emerging online cannabis and CBD market and open new avenues of monetization.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative Canadian media company that acquires and develops high-quality publishing assets. Media Central's brands include Vancouver Free Press Corp., Now Communications Inc., digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com, and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com. "
target: Budtree Corp.
Canada-based Budtree is a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis. Budtree offers a safe and secure directory and marketplace for cannabis enthusiasts to uncover new products in both the medical and recreational markets.
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announced 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire The Georgia Straight

synopsis: Media Central Corporation Inc., an independent and alternative media company, will acquire The Georgia Straight, a weekly newspaper in Canada. The Georgia Straight's regular weekly coverage includes news, tech, arts, music, fashion, travel, health, cannabis, and food, plus Vancouver's most comprehensive listings of entertainment activities.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative media company. By consolidating the currently fragmented independent media markets, Media Central unites the influencers, tastemakers and culture leaders of the world and is strategically positioned to become a competitive global media publishing company. "
target: The Georgia Straight
The Georgia Straight is a weekly newspaper in Canada. The Georgia Straight is the most read publication in Vancouver. Their regular weekly coverage includes news, tech, arts, music, fashion, travel, health, cannabis, and food, plus Vancouver's most comprehensive listings of entertainment activities.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 12/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Media Central Corporation Inc., acquired NOW Magazine

synopsis: Media Central Corporation Inc. announced the acquisition of NOW Magazine, nowtoronto.com and related assets from owner, NOW Communications Inc. NOW Magazine reaches 510,000 average weekly unique readers in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area with an average household income of $77,471.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is a Canadian alternative media company. By consolidating the currently fragmented independent media markets, Media Central unites the influencers, tastemakers and culture leaders of the world and is strategically positioned to become a competitive global media publishing company. "
target: NOW Magazine
Now Magazine is one of the largest circulation alternative weekly news publication in Canada. They produce a high-quality, independent and fearless news and entertainment weekly publication and website, both providing reliable sources of social, cultural, political and environmental information.
price ($mm)
$1.51
rev ($mm)
$3
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Halo Labs Inc., acquired Cannafeels

synopsis: Halo Labs Inc. has acquired Cannafeels, a software company developing an online application to provide consumers with relevant, web-sourced and curated information about cannabis strains. The App is being developed for both the North American recreational market, as well as the UK and select EU medical cannabis markets.
buyer: Halo Labs Inc. (OTCPK:AGEE.F:$19.57)
Halo Labs is a cannabis extraction company focused on developing and manufacturing leading Cannabis oil and concentrate products. Halo offers over 50 different products and has produced over 5 million grams of oils and concentrates since its inception. "
target: Cannafeels
Cannafeels is a software company developing an online application to provide consumers with relevant, web-sourced and curated information about cannabis strains. The App is being developed for both the North American recreational market, as well as the UK and select EU medical cannabis markets.
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announced 9/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Golden Developing Solutions, Inc., will acquire Where’s Weed

synopsis: Golden Developing Solutions, Inc. (DVLP), an emerging leader in the Cannabis marketplace, has announced its acquisition of Where’s Weed and its primary asset, WheresWeed.com. Where’s Weed is a rapidly growing community-based online resource for cannabis consumers with a host of user-friendly services.
buyer: Golden Developing Solutions, Inc. (OTCPK:DVLP:$0.00)
Golden Developing Solutions (DVLP) is developing an online retail business for cannabidiol (CBD), hemp oil and health/wellness-related products. "
target: Where’s Weed
Where’s Weed is a rapidly growing community-based online resource for cannabis consumers with a host of user-friendly services, including a sophisticated Mobile App with strong traction and powerful growth potential as the North American legal cannabis market continues to expand exponentially.
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announced 6/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Biome Grow, will acquire Weed Virtual Retail Inc.

synopsis: Biome Grow, an operator of cannabis production facilities across Canada, will acquire Weed Virtual Retail Inc. (Weed VR) from Occupied VR, a leading producer of Virtual Reality content. Weed VR is a multi-platform virtual catalog system designed to educate, engage and inform consumer cannabis purchases.
buyer: Biome Grow
Biome Grow operates a diversified mix of low cost licensed cannabis production facilities across Canada and other jurisdictions. The company wholly owns Highland, P-209 Inc., and The Back Home Medical Cannabis Corporation. "
target parent: Occupied VR Inc.
target: Weed Virtual Retail Inc.
Weed Virtual Retail Inc. (Weed VR) is a virtual reality technology platform focused exclusively on the medical and recreational cannabis markets. The platform is a virtual catalog system designed to educate, engage and inform consumer cannabis purchases.
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closed 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Canna Consumer Goods, Inc., acquired Loudmouth News

synopsis: Canna Consumer Goods, Inc., a canna consumables branding company, announced that it has acquired LoudMouth Media, Inc., one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
buyer: Canna Consumer Goods, Inc. (OTCPK:CBMJ:$0.00)
Canna Consumer Goods, Inc. operates as a canna consumables branding company. The Company acquires, develops, and markets branded cannabis specialty goods for infusion and distribution. Canna Consumer Goods serves clients in the United States. "
target: Loudmouth News
LoudMouth Media, Inc. is one of the nation’s top canna-related media companies. Loudmouth News is the first syndicated terrestrial radio news program that focuses on the news relating to the marijuana industry.
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announced 3/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Greengro Technologies, will acquire WeedWall

synopsis: Greengro Technologies, Inc., a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies, and a specialist in equity investments and mergers and acquisitions in the cannabis industry, is acquiring WeedWall, the first legal marijuana social network focused on building conversations to educate and promote the legal marijuana market.
buyer: Greengro Technologies
Greengro Technologies is a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies and a specialist in equity investments and mergers and acquisitions in the commercial cannabis industry. "
target: WeedWall
WeedWall.com is the first legal marijuana social network focused on building conversations to educate and promote the legal marijuana market.
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closed 5/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Nesta, acquired Wikileaf

synopsis: Nesta Holding Co. Ltd., a private equity firm targeting the US cannabis industry, announced its acquisition of Wikileaf, the leading price comparison website for licensed recreational and medicinal marijuana consumers.
buyer: Nesta
Nesta Holding Co. Ltd. is a private equity firm that builds partnerships and brands within the U.S. cannabis space. Nesta's mission is to acquire, cultivate and monetize consumer cannabis opportunities that could achieve long-term benefit from the changing U.S. regulatory environment. "
target: Wikileaf
Wikileaf is a price comparison website for recreational and medicinal cannabis users. Wikileaf provides consumers with instant price comparison among dispensaries in their immediate vicinity.
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announced 6/24/2015 via PR Web

Amercanex Corporation, will acquire MJCharts

synopsis: Amercanex, the first fully electronic cannabis marketplace, will acquire MJCharts, a provider of the most accurate daily regional consumer price indexes for over 10,000 strains of cannabis. MJCharts derives these consumer price indexes in cannabis firsthand from legal sales only, sourced from current public advertisements.
buyer: Amercanex Corporation
Amercanex operates the ACE marketplace, the web-based user-interface to the Electronic Cannabis Marketplace (ECM), offers a comprehensive suite of tools and solutions tailored to address a diverse client base. "
target: MJCharts
MJCharts is web-based provider of the most accurate daily regional consumer price indexes in cannabis, hemp and related industries. They know the importance of bringing together the current industry leaders with the business community as a means to move forward.
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announced 7/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Media Central Corporation Inc., will acquire Budtree Corp.

synopsis: Ontario-based Media Central Corporation Inc. will acquire Budtree Corp., a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis in Canada. MediaCentral will be able to leverage Budtree's platform to expose its 6.5 million readers to the emerging online cannabis and CBD market and open new avenues of monetization.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is an alternative Canadian media company that acquires and develops high-quality publishing assets. Media Central's brands include Vancouver Free Press Corp., Now Communications Inc., digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com, and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com. "
target: Budtree Corp.
Canada-based Budtree is a dynamic online hub for vendors, merchants, customers, and connoisseurs of cannabis. Budtree offers a safe and secure directory and marketplace for cannabis enthusiasts to uncover new products in both the medical and recreational markets.
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$1.57
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announced 5/9/2016 via GlobeNewswire

CannaSys, Inc., will acquire CitizenToke

synopsis: CannaSys, Inc., a leading marketing, branding and technology company focused on the regulated cannabis industry, announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire CitizenToke. CitizenToke will communicate deals and distribute coupons to cannabis consumers and patients through a unique text message based system.
buyer: CannaSys, Inc. (OTCPK:MJTK:$0.01)
CannaSys is a leading technology solutions, marketing and branding company in the regulated cannabis industry. Its products are delivered SaaS to facilitate point-of-purchase transactions, customer relationship marketing solutions and regulated cannabis laboratory information management systems. "
target parent: BetaKillers, LLC
target: CitizenToke
CitizenToke, initially a mobile web based platform, will communicate deals and distribute coupons to cannabis consumers and patients through a unique text message based system. The system also provides incentive for consumers to download and redeem coupons in a timely manner.
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Ticker: OTCPK:ICRD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
International Card Establishment
International Card Establishment, Inc. provides credit card and electronic transaction processing services to merchants across the United States. They are specialists in Marijuana Merchant Accounts, and an online source for everything related to high risk merchant accounts and payment processing.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: CKNN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cash Systems, Inc.
Cash Systems, Inc. is a provider of cash-access and related services to the retail and gaming industries. Cash Systems' products include its proprietary cash advance systems, ATMs and check cashing solutions. Please visit www.cashsystemsinc.com for more information.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$104.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
275
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Ticker: CNSX:FLYY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Media Central Corporation Inc.
Media Central Corporation Inc.
Media Central is an alternative media company. By consolidating the currently fragmented independent media markets, Media Central unites the influencers, tastemakers and culture leaders of the world and is strategically positioned to become a competitive global media publishing company.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: OTCPK:LBUY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc.
Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc.
Leafbuyer.com is one of the most comprehensive online sources for cannabis deals and information. Leafbuyer works alongside businesses to showcase their unique products and build a network of loyal patrons.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.11)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:NUGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NUGL Inc.
NUGL Inc.
NUGL is the world’s first cannabis search app used for searching genuine user-rated dispensaries, cannabis service providers and more. NUGL’s flexible web app has no geographic limitations and can rapidly connect cannabis companies, related vertical services and users.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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