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closed 8/18/2006 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Peace Software

synopsis: First Data Corp., a global leader in electronic commerce payments services, has completed its acquisition of Peace Software, a leading Customer Information System product company that develops advanced software for managing utility billing and customer care. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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: Peace Software
The world's leading utility customer information software developer. Peace ™, the company's flagship software product, is installed at major utilities in 35 regulated and competitive energy markets for billing and customer relationship management of millions of electric, gas and water customers.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

SilverTree Equity, acquired Agility CIS

synopsis: SilverTree Equity, a private equity firm in the UK that invests in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses, has acquired a 65% stake in Agility CIS, a New Zealand-based provider of utility software solutions. Agility CIS provides billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
buyer: SilverTree Equity
SilverTree Equity is a sector specialist private equity firm in the UK. SilverTree invests exclusively in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses. The firm is differentiated by its focus on value creation, sector specialism, and deep network of operational resources. "
target: Agility CIS
Agility CIS is a New Zealand-based solution provider serving energy companies in Australasia, the Middle East and North America. Agility CIS provides proven cost effective billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
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closed 4/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Milsoft Utility Solutions, Inc., acquired Daffron & Associates

synopsis: Daffron & Associates, which provide enterprise-wide utility solutions for electric cooperatives, multi-service municipal utilities, and investor-owned utilities, has been acquired by Milsoft Utility Solutions Inc., an industry leader in electrical engineering analysis, outage management, and geospatial information systems software and services.
buyer: Milsoft Utility Solutions, Inc.
Milsoft Utility Solutions serves the small utility marketplace, cooperatives, municipalities and universities, with industry-leading analysis software and services. They are a recognized leader in engineering and operations solutions. "
target: Daffron & Associates
Daffron & Associates provides an operating platform for businesses. From billing and customer service to financials, accounting, inventory and work management, their highly trained staff of specialists ensures that utility systems they install are integrated and functioning at optimal efficiency.
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announced 7/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Hansen Technologies, will acquire Enoro

synopsis: Hansen Technologies, a provider of billing and customer care technologies for Utilities, Telcos and Pay TV operators, will acquire Enoro from Herkules Capital, a Private Equity firm in Norway. Enoro is a software provider for the utility sector, providing Customer Information Systems (CIS) and Meter and Energy Data Management (EDM/MDM) solutions.
buyer: Hansen Technologies (ASX:HSN:$157.48)
Hansen Technologies is a global provider of billing and customer care technologies for Utilities, Telcos and Pay TV operators. Hansen’s proven and scalable solutions enable more than 200 clients to deliver cost-effective end-to-end business initiatives that improve their customers’ experience. "
target parent: Herkules Capital
target: Enoro
Enoro is a leading European software provider for the utility sector, providing Customer Information Systems (CIS) and Meter and Energy Data Management (EDM/MDM) solutions. Enoro occupies over 45% market share with more than 300 customers and over 250 employees.
price ($mm)[EV]
$54 [$73]
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$38
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
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1.9x
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9.7x
closed 5/24/2017 via BusinessWire

Energy Services Group, acquired iSIGMA, Inc.

synopsis: Energy Services Group, LLC (ESG), the retail energy industry’s leading provider of SaaS solutions, announced that it has expanded its North American business through the acquisition of iSIGMA. ESG has further solidified its leadership position in the billing and Customer Information System (CIS) space by adding iSIGMA’s innovative solutions.
buyer: Energy Services Group
Energy Services Group (ESG) is the retail energy industry’s leading provider of SaaS-based transaction management (EDI), billing and CIS, wholesale energy management, and sales and pricing solutions. ESG offers the industry’s only end-to-end business process solution. "
target: iSIGMA, Inc.
iSIGMA provides advanced SaaS solutions to meet the most demanding challenges that utilities and energy resellers face in service of their customers. iSIGMA has been providing a powerful, fully integrated web-based Customer Care and Billing solution with impressive functionality and flexibility.
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closed 3/28/2017 via Reuters

Gentrack, acquired Junifer Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Gentrack, a specialist in software for energy utilities, water companies and airports, has acquired Junifer Systems, a leading global provider of Customer Information and billing systems to the utilities industries.
buyer: Gentrack (NZSE:GTK:$36.64)
Gentrack is a specialist utility billing and CRM solutions provider for energy, water and airport utility companies. Their solutions are SOA compliant with integrated workflow management tools, a web-browser interface and utility specific CRM capabilities for transforming the customer experience. "
target: Junifer Systems Ltd.
Junifer Systems is a leading global provider of Customer Information and billing systems to the utilities industries. Junifer is designed with the smart multi utility in mind – where utilities converge to provide a seamless ‘one bill’ solution.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
$13
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$5
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3.9x
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10.0x
closed 1/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Kubra, acquired iFactor

synopsis: Kubra has acquired iFactor, a customer communication solution provider offering automated alerts, preference management, mobile applications, industry-leading outage communications and customer-facing mapping technology to the utility industry. The acquisition strengthens and expands Kubra's customer interaction management solution set.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Kubra
Kubra provides customer interaction management solutions to some of the largest utility, insurance, financial services, government, healthcare, and communication companies. Their solutions include document print and mailing, e-billing and self-service, document management, and payment solutions. "
target: iFactor
iFactor develops software products and delivers complete communication solutions for the utility sector. iFactor’s products and solutions enable utilities to leverage connected technologies such as the web, mobile web, and smartphones to interact with their customers.
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closed 1/4/2007 via BusinessWire

Mincom Limited, acquired Conversant

synopsis: Mincom Limited, the largest stand-alone Enterprise Asset Management solution provider globally, has acquired the customer information and billing systems business of Conversant, a developer of utility industry software solutions.
buyer: Mincom Limited
Mincom Limited is an international company based in Brisbane, Australia, with more than 25 years' experience in providing business solutions to asset-intensive industries such as mining, utilities, transport, defense and government in more than 40 countries. "
target: Conversant
Conversant created the first production-proven, 100% open source Java Customer Information System. We develop and market software that increases efficiency and lowers cost in the utility enterprise.
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closed 9/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Utilisoft Limited, acquired Draig Technology

synopsis: Bglobal plc, a provider of smart energy solutions and services to the UK energy market, has acquired, through its subsidiary Utilisoft Limited, Draig Technology Limited, a business supplying billing and CRM software to independent electricity supply companies.
buyer parent: BGlobal plc
buyer: Utilisoft Limited
Utilisoft is dedicated to the energy and utilities sector and offers solutions that meet the evolving needs of clients. Their software is oriented to offer ease of operation and efficiency, keeping the technological complexity away from the user. "
target: Draig Technology
Draig Technology is a leading provider of software services to the energy supplier sector, providing billing software, CRM solutions, implementation services and consultancy.
price ($mm)
$1.11
rev ($mm)
$1
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1.6x
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closed 7/15/2019 via BusinessWire

Simple Energy merged with Tendril Networks, Inc.,

synopsis: Simple Energy, a company that builds software that makes saving energy fun, social and rewarding, has merged with Tendril, a company that delivers real-time, ever-evolving data about the home and how people use energy in it, to form Uplight, a company that offers a comprehensive suite of customer-facing solutions for electric and gas utilities.
buyer parent: Rubicon Technology Partners
buyer: Tendril Networks, Inc.
Tendril is changing the way the world uses energy. This includes electric and gas utilities, and energy retailers. Built over more than a decade, the Tendril Platform delivers real-time, ever-evolving data about the home and how people use energy in it. "
target: Simple Energy
Simple Energy is changing how millions of people save energy and how utilities engage their customers. They use behavioral science, big data analytics, and digital marketing techniques to build software that makes saving energy fun, social and rewarding.
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announced 5/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Tendril Networks, Inc., will acquire EnergySavvy

synopsis: Tendril, the leading provider of AI-powered utility customer experience and DSM solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EnergySavvy, the leader in personalized utility customer engagement.
buyer: Tendril Networks, Inc.
Tendril is changing the way the world uses energy. This includes electric and gas utilities, and energy retailers. Built over more than a decade, the Tendril Platform delivers real-time, ever-evolving data about the home and how people use energy in it. "
target: EnergySavvy
EnergySavvy delivers the utility industry's leading purpose-built, cloud-based customer experience platform. By addressing unique challenges of the utility customer journeys, EnergySavvy's suite of cloud solutions delivers unmatched speed-to-value in utility customer experience solution delivery.
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closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

irth Solutions, acquired DigTrack

synopsis: irth Soutions has acquired Bytronics, Inc. Bytronics provides software solutions to the energy, utility, municipality and contract locator industries and is the maker of DigTrack One Call ticket management software. DigTrack enables contract locators, pipeline companies, municipalities, and utility companies to manage their tickets online.
buyer: irth Solutions
irth Solutions is the leading provider of field service management solutions to the utility, energy and telecom industries. They help increase the productivity of their customers’ field workforce teams while maximizing the performance of their company's mission-critical assets. "
target: DigTrack
Bytronics provides software solutions to the energy, utility, municipality and contract locator industries and is the maker of DigTrack One Call ticket management software. DigTrack enables contract locators, pipeline companies, municipalities, and utility companies to manage their tickets online.
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announced 5/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Oracle Corporation, will acquire Opower Inc.

synopsis: Opower, the leading provider of customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Oracle, the world's largest enterprise software company.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Opower Inc. (OPWR:$148.69)
Opower is an enterprise software company that helps utilities elevate the customer experience. Energy providers use Opower's customer engagement platform to deliver proactive, digital communications that raise customer satisfaction, manage energy demand, and lower service costs.
price ($mm)
$532
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$152
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3.5x
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announced 9/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Silver Spring Networks, will acquire Greenbox Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Silver Spring Networks, a leading provider of Smart Grid solutions, announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire Greenbox Technology, an innovative provider of web-based energy management software.
buyer: Silver Spring Networks (SSNI:$452.27)
Silver Spring Networks is a leading Smart Grid solutions provider that enables utilities to achieve operational efficiencies, reduce carbon emissions and empower their customers with new ways to monitor and manage their energy consumption. "
target: Greenbox Technology, Inc.
Greenbox Technology Inc. is an innovative provider of web-based energy management solutions for utilities and residential energy customers. Greenbox products enable homeowners to easily track, understand, and manage their utility usage, reducing their environmental footprint while saving money.
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closed 3/15/2018 via PR Web

Franklin Energy, acquired PlanetEcosystems

synopsis: Franklin Energy, a leading national demand side management implementation firm, has acquired PlanetEcosystems, a developer of an award-winning customer engagement platform for the utility market. PlanetEcosystems' platform, P-ECOSYS, enables utilities to increase their customer satisfaction and loyalty.
buyer: Franklin Energy
Franklin Energy is a leading national demand side management implementation firm. The company designs and implements grid optimization programs for utility, state, and municipality clients in the US and Canada, leveraging over two decades of experience in energy efficiency and demand response. "
target: PlanetEcosystems
PlanetEcosystems is a developer of an award-winning customer engagement platform. Their P-ECOSYS platform is the only full function consumer engagement platform for the utility market. The platform enables utilities to increase their customer satisfaction and loyalty.
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closed 12/2/2014 via GlobeNewswire

EnerNOC, Inc., acquired Pulse Energy, Inc.

synopsis: EnerNOC, Inc., a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), and Pulse Energy, a leader in customer engagement software for the utility industry, announced that EnerNOC has acquired Pulse Energy to help utilities better engage all of their commercial and industrial customers, from small businesses to the largest enterprises.
buyer: EnerNOC, Inc. (ENOC:$398.69)
EnerNOC is a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS). EnerNOC’s EIS solutions for enterprises include applications that help organizations buy energy better, manage utility bills, optimize energy consumption, participate in demand response, and manage peak demand. "
target: Pulse Energy, Inc.
Pulse Energy is the global leader in energy intelligence for utilities' commercial customers, helping utilities to meet regulated efficiency targets, boost customer satisfaction, and cross-promote other programs and services.
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announced 6/24/2015 via PR Newswire

Redknee Solutions Inc., will acquire Orga System GmbH

synopsis: Redknee Solutions Inc., a provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, will acquire privately held Orga Systems. Orga Systems provides monetization solutions to more than 45 customers in the communications, automotive, energy, and railway industries.
buyer: Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX:RKN:$241.18)
Redknee is a leading global provider of innovative communication software products, solutions and services. Redknee's solutions enable operators to monetize the value of each subscriber transaction while personalizing the subscriber experience to meet market segment requirements. "
target: Orga System GmbH
Orga Systems is a leading software vendor for convergent charging and billing, with an international customer base in telecommunications, utilities and automotive markets. Orga Systems’ real time billing technology enables customers around the globe to quickly launch and monetize enhanced offerings.
price ($mm)
$43
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$73
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announced 4/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

EnerNOC, Inc., will acquire EnTech USB

synopsis: EnerNOC, Inc., a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire EnTech, the leading provider of global utility bill management (UBM) software. EnTech's software is currently deployed in over 100 countries, including many of the world's fastest growing economies.
buyer: EnerNOC, Inc. (ENOC:$398.69)
EnerNOC is a leading provider of energy intelligence software. Thousands of enterprises worldwide use EnerNOC applications and professional services to bring new clarity to how they buy energy, how much they consume, and when they use it to drive operational efficiency. "
target: EnTech USB
EnTech USB is the leading provider of global utility bill management software and solutions. EnTech's software supports 200,000 utility tariffs worldwide and currently processes over one million utility bills per year for its customers.
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closed 3/28/2014 via BusinessWire

Sun Capital Partners, acquired Aclara Tecnologies LLC

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a pioneer in private equity investing, announced that one of its affiliates has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading vendor of Advanced Meter Infrastructure (“AMI”) solutions, from ESCO Technologies Inc.
buyer: Sun Capital Partners
Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a pioneer in private equity investing, uniquely combining the financial skills and resources of a traditional private equity firm with the insight and expertise of a world class operating team. "
target parent: ESCO Technologies Inc.
target: Aclara Tecnologies LLC
Aclara is a leading vendor of Advanced Meter Infrastructure (“AMI”) solutions, predominately deployed by U.S. electric, gas and water utilities. By upgrading to AMI, utilities can lower their costs by eliminating the need for manual readings, as well as improve the efficiency of their networks.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 4/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Harris Computer Systems, acquired Cognera Corp.

synopsis: Constellation Software, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Harris Computer Systems, Inc., has acquired Cognera Corporation, a provider of billing, business intelligence and information solutions, from ENTx Capital Corporation, an investment company. All the entities are based in Canada.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Harris Computer Systems
Harris Computer Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation and is a leading provider of financial management and Customer Information Systems (CIS) software solutions. "
target parent: ENTx Capital Corporation
target: Cognera Corp.
Cognera offers proven, cost-effective billing and customer care solutions to enable your organization to meet increasing customer demands and industry requirements. Cognera helps Competitive Energy Retailers and Utilities manage complex data.
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closed 8/18/2006 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Peace Software

synopsis: First Data Corp., a global leader in electronic commerce payments services, has completed its acquisition of Peace Software, a leading Customer Information System product company that develops advanced software for managing utility billing and customer care. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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: Peace Software
The world's leading utility customer information software developer. Peace ™, the company's flagship software product, is installed at major utilities in 35 regulated and competitive energy markets for billing and customer relationship management of millions of electric, gas and water customers.
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closed 10/25/2019 via BusinessWire

NXGEN, acquired BluePay Canada

synopsis: NXGEN and Payscape, two premier payments companies recently backed by Parthenon Capital, announced their latest acquisition, BluePay Canada, formerly known as Caledon Computer Systems, Inc. BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing solutions designed to meet the unique needs of merchants throughout the US and Canada.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: NXGEN
NXGEN International is the largest global merchant service provider serving over 13,000 merchants in multiple countries. Payscape is a premier financial technology company providing payment solutions to a network of more than 11,000 small and medium-sized merchants. "
target parent: Fiserv, Inc.
target: BluePay Canada
BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing solutions designed to meet the unique needs of merchants throughout the US and Canada. They offer efficient, cost-effective and secure payment solutions that scale and develop as merchants’ businesses grow.
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announced 3/12/2019 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, will acquire Software Express Informática Ltda

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, announced that it will acquire Software Express. Software Express provides technology solutions to merchants of different sizes, including multi-acquirer EFT, multi-acquirer EFT POS, reconciliation, a payments gateway, and automated recurring payments, among other products.
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 more than 3,700 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: Software Express Informática Ltda
Founded in 1986, Software Express provides technology solutions to merchants of different sizes, including multi-acquirer EFT, multi-acquirer EFT POS, reconciliation, a payments gateway, and automated recurring payments, among other products. They are based in Brazil.
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closed 7/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: Fiserv, a global leader in financial services technology solutions, has acquired First Data Corporation, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$7,693.00)
Fiserv is a global leader in financial services technology solutions. They're helping more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. Solutions that enable consumers to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year.
price ($mm)
$22,000
rev ($mm)
$8,679
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,301
EV / rev
2.5x
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6.7x
closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation announced the successful completion of its acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc. from BluePay’s current owners including TA Associates and BluePay management. BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants, utilizing physical POS, CRM and ERP software integrations.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving businesses and financial institutions around the world. They help companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce by securing and processing their transactions. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: BluePay, Inc.
BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes business-to-consumer and business-to-business payments.
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$760
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closed 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired CardConnect

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, has completed the acquisition of CardConnect, a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
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: CardConnect (CCN:$615.96)
CardConnect is a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
$616
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
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1.2x
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27.8x
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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closed 9/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

First Data Corporation, acquired Spree Commerce

synopsis: Payments giant First Data Corporation has acquired Spree Commerce, an open source storefront platform originally based on Ruby on Rails. Spree technology powers almost 50,000 stores around the world.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data provides payment technology and services solutions. With 23,000 owner-associates and operations in 34 countries, the company provides payment technology and services to more than six million merchants and financial institutions, from small businesses to the world’s largest corporations. "
target: Spree Commerce
Spree began in 2008 as an open source e-commerce platform based on the Ruby on Rails framework. Spree technology now powers almost 50,000 stores around the world.
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closed 7/14/2015 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Transaction Wireless

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a payment technology and services company, has acquired Transaction Wireless, Inc. (TWI), a digital gift card company. TWI’s cloud-based gift card distribution platform supports open and closed loop prepaid, store-branded gift card program management, offering end-to-end card management for retailers and distributors.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data provides payment technology and services solutions. With 23,000 owner-associates and operations in 34 countries, the company provides payment technology and services to more than six million merchants and financial institutions, from small businesses to the world’s largest corporations. "
target: Transaction Wireless
Transaction Wireless has been dedicated to helping regional, national and global retailers and partners transform their traditional gift card business to engage with the ever-changing digital lives of consumers through our multi-channel gift card and integrated marketing platform.
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closed 7/30/2014 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Gyft

synopsis: First Data, the global leader in payment technology and services solutions, has acquired Gyft Inc., the Silicon Valley-based company that is the leading digital platform that enables consumers to buy, send, manage and redeem gift cards using mobile devices.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data makes payment transactions secure, fast and easy for merchants, financial institutions and their customers. Whether the choice of payment is by debit or credit card, gift card, check or mobile phone, or online, First Data takes every opportunity to go beyond the transaction. "
target: Gyft
Gyft provides a gift card platform for consumers and retailers that lets customers upload, buy, send and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile devices. Gyft is seamlessly integrated with Facebook so users can send gift cards to their friends around special events.
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closed 10/29/2013 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Perka, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, announced the company has acquired Perka, provider of a smart loyalty program. Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
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: Perka, Inc.
Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
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closed 11/1/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Check Forte Processamento de Dados Ltda

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in electronic transactions and payment services, completed the acquisition of Check Forte Processamento de Dados Ltda., a payment transaction processing company in São Paulo, Brazil.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
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: Check Forte Processamento de Dados Ltda
Founded in 1997, Check Forte provides data capture, switching and POS terminal management and network processing services to banks for bill payment transactions. It also provides check verification services directly to merchants.
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closed 10/15/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Deecal International Ltd

synopsis: First Data Corp., a global leader in electronic commerce and payment services, today announced the acquisition of Deecal International, a specialist software solutions provider for commercial payments.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Deecal International Ltd
Deecal International provides commercial card software solutions for banks and companies throughout Europe and the U.S, using a hosted ASP service model. The ASP service approach guarantees rapid implementation and minimises 'getting started' costs.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/1/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired PolCard S.A.

synopsis: First Data International, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment services, has completed the acquisition of POLCARD SA, Poland's leading independent merchant acquirer and card processor. By acquiring POLCARD, First Data is now strongly positioned in Poland, a market with an expanding payments infrastructure.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target parent: GTECH Holdings Corporation
target: PolCard S.A.
PolCard S.A., the leading credit and debit card merchant transaction acquirer and processor company in Poland.
price ($mm)
$325
rev ($mm)
$47
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/11/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired FundsXpress Financial Network, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corp. has completed its acquisition of FundsXpress, a premier provider of online banking and bill payment services for consumers and small businesses. FundsXpress has more than 500 financial institution customers, consisting primarily of community financial institutions.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: FundsXpress Financial Network, Inc.
FundsXpress delivers sophisticated Internet-based solutions to financial institutions nationwide. By combining transactional functionality with a comprehensive support infrastructure, FundsXpress allows financial institutions to meet the needs of their retail and commercial account holders.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payments solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's stockholders will receive $34 per share in cash.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,733.31)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 3/2/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Intelligent Results, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corp. a global leader in electronic commerce payments, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Intelligent Results, a customer data analytics and decision management software company.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Intelligent Results, Inc.
Intelligent Results enables companies in financial services, utilities, telecom, government, and retail to manage their business more dynamically with a new standard in customer analytics and decision management.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2006 via

Warburg Pincus, acquired Network Easycash GmbH

synopsis: easycash, the leading German point of sale Network Service Provider, announced that financial investor Warburg Pincus, the global private equity firm, has reached agreement with First Data International to acquire 100% of easycash. First Data sold easycash in a competitive auction.
buyer: Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus has been a leading private equity investor since 1971. The firm has more than $20 billion of assets under management in a range of sectors including technology, media and telecommunications, consumer and retail, industrial, healthcare, financial services, energy and real estate. "
target parent: First Data Corporation
target: Network Easycash GmbH
easycash has been providing card-based payment solutions at the point of sale since 1992. As Germany’s leading point of sale (POS) Network Service Provider, the company has built its success around providing its customers with services and products tailored to their specific needs.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/11/2006 via

First Data Corporation, acquired Argencard

synopsis: First Data International, a global leader in electronic transactions and payments, and Argencard S.A. announced today that they signed an agreement for the acquisition of Argencard by First Data. Argencard is a leading payment processor in Argentina and Uruguay. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Argencard
Argencard is a leading payment processor in Argentina and Uruguay. Its services include card issuing and merchant acquiring processing for more than 70 financial institutions and over 150,000 active merchants in the region.
price ($mm)
$597
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/18/2006 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Peace Software

synopsis: First Data Corp., a global leader in electronic commerce payments services, has completed its acquisition of Peace Software, a leading Customer Information System product company that develops advanced software for managing utility billing and customer care. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Peace Software
The world's leading utility customer information software developer. Peace ™, the company's flagship software product, is installed at major utilities in 35 regulated and competitive energy markets for billing and customer relationship management of millions of electric, gas and water customers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2006 via Company Press Release

TeleCheck Services, Inc., acquired ClearCheck, Inc.

synopsis: TeleCheck Services, Inc., a subsidiary of First Data Corp., today announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of ClearCheck, Inc., a full-service provider of return check management systems for major retailers and supermarkets across the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: First Data Corporation
buyer: TeleCheck Services, Inc.
TeleCheck, a subsidiary of First Data Corporation, is the world's leading provider of paper and electronic check services helping more than 342,000 retail, financial institution, grocery and other industry clients increase profitability, reduce risk and streamline operations. "
target: ClearCheck, Inc.
ClearCheck, Inc., was founded in 1995, is a privately held company, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. The company provides receivable management services to major retailers and supermarkets throughout the United States.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/25/2019 via BusinessWire

NXGEN, acquired BluePay Canada

synopsis: NXGEN and Payscape, two premier payments companies recently backed by Parthenon Capital, announced their latest acquisition, BluePay Canada, formerly known as Caledon Computer Systems, Inc. BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing solutions designed to meet the unique needs of merchants throughout the US and Canada.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: NXGEN
NXGEN International is the largest global merchant service provider serving over 13,000 merchants in multiple countries. Payscape is a premier financial technology company providing payment solutions to a network of more than 11,000 small and medium-sized merchants. "
target parent: Fiserv, Inc.
target: BluePay Canada
BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing solutions designed to meet the unique needs of merchants throughout the US and Canada. They offer efficient, cost-effective and secure payment solutions that scale and develop as merchants’ businesses grow.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

The Beekman Group, LLC, acquired Convenient Payments

synopsis: The Beekman Group (Beekman), a leading private equity firm, has a acquired a majority stake in Convenient Payments LLC, an advanced technology provider of end-to-end payment solutions, integration platforms and stored-value products. Convenient Payments offers a robust payment processing solution for credit/debit card and ACH/ECheck transactions.
buyer: The Beekman Group, LLC
The Beekman Group is a leading private equity firm, based in New York, dedicated to bringing financial and operational resources to lower middle-market companies. Beekman's team consists of experienced private equity professionals who are leading executives in Beekman's targeted industry segments. "
target: Convenient Payments
Convenient Payments is an advanced technology provider of end-to-end payment solutions, integration platforms and stored-value products. Convenient Payments offers a robust payment processing solution for industries wanting to accept credit/debit card and ACH/ECheck transactions.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: Fiserv, a global leader in financial services technology solutions, has acquired First Data Corporation, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$7,693.00)
Fiserv is a global leader in financial services technology solutions. They're helping more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. Solutions that enable consumers to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year.
price ($mm)
$22,000
rev ($mm)
$8,679
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,301
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired CardConnect

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, has completed the acquisition of CardConnect, a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
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: CardConnect (CCN:$615.96)
CardConnect is a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
$616
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
27.8x
announced 12/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Senjo Group, will acquire Kalixa

synopsis: Senjō Group, a global payments operator and FinTech investment firm, has entered into an agreement with GVC Holdings PLC to acquire its payments processing business Kalixa Group. Kalixa is one of the leading providers of payment services in the world and enables consumers, small business and merchants to make and accept payments.
buyer: Senjo Group
Senjō is an international payments operator and a new type of FinTech investor – combining operational expertise with global reach, and strong financial capability. "
target parent: GVC Holdings PLC
target: Kalixa
Kalixa is a fully integrated digital payments company which provides a cost effective product, simple service model and one point of contact for customers across all of their payment needs.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

FinTech Acquisition Corp., merged with CardConnect

synopsis: FinTech Acquisition Corp. announced that it completed the acquisition of CardConnect LLC. CardConnect is a payment processing and technology solutions provider that helps more than 60,000 merchants across the U.S. accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
buyer: FinTech Acquisition Corp. (FNTC:$0.00)
FinTech Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination. "
target parent: FTV Capital
target: CardConnect (CCN:$615.96)
CardConnect is a leading provider of payment processing and technology services that helps more than 60,000 merchants across the U.S., from Fortune 500 companies to small and mid-sized businesses, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/17/2010 via BNC Analysis

FTV Capital, acquired Financial Transaction Services LLC

synopsis: Financial Transaction Services LLC, a full service provider of electronic transaction processing services, announced that it had secured a $50 million growth equity commitment from FTV Capital, a multi-stage private equity firm that invests in high-growth companies.
buyer: FTV Capital
FTV Capital invests in software, business services and financial services companies on behalf of its investors. Among them are several banks, such as Bank of America, Citigroup, KeyBank, which is based in Cleveland, and PNC Bank, which has a large local presence. "
target: Financial Transaction Services LLC (CCN:$615.96)
Financial Transaction Services is a full service provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, independent sales organizations (ISOs) and financial institutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

US Data Capture, Inc. merged with Charge Payment, LLC,

synopsis: US Data Capture, Inc. ("USDC") announced that it has merged with Charge Payment, LLC. USDC was founded in 1991 and provides a broad range of payment processing services. Peter A. Gatof, President of USDC, and his team will continue to operate USDC in Rye Brook, NY, as a wholly owned subsidiary of Charge Payment.
buyer: Charge Payment, LLC (IIIV:$338.85)
Charge Payment, LLC is a credit and debit card transaction processing company focused on providing processing services to merchants throughout the U.S. The company was formed to complete the acquisition of the assets of Trust One Payment Services, Inc. "
target: US Data Capture, Inc.
US Data Capture provides a broad range of payment processing services. As a technology focused payment processor, USDC has differentiated itself by providing superior service and support to its credit card accepting merchants.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Payment Data Systems, Inc., acquired Singular Payments, LLC

synopsis: Payment Data Systems, Inc., an integrated electronic payment solutions provider, is pleased to announce the pending closing of the Singular Payments, LLC, a Fintech payments provider that relies upon innovative technology to process payments for merchants in healthcare and other niche verticals nationwide.
buyer: Payment Data Systems, Inc. (PYDS:$11.66)
Payment Data Systems, a leading integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit/prepaid and ACH payment processing platforms. "
target: Singular Payments, LLC
Singular Payments is a Fintech payments provider that relies upon innovative technology to process payments for merchants in healthcare and other niche verticals nationwide. Singular is primarily focused on custom software integrations of their flat rate payment processing offerings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Natixis, acquired PayPlug

synopsis: Natixis, the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, has acquired majority stake in PayPlug, a payments and analytics company based in France that provides secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Natixis (ENXTPA:KN:$11,403.27)
Natixis is the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis is organized into three business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services. "
target: PayPlug
PayPlug is a payments and analytics company providing secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers. PayPlug's technology enables sellers to accept online payments by optimizing conversion and predicting fraud risks at scale.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation announced the successful completion of its acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc. from BluePay’s current owners including TA Associates and BluePay management. BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants, utilizing physical POS, CRM and ERP software integrations.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving businesses and financial institutions around the world. They help companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce by securing and processing their transactions. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: BluePay, Inc.
BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes business-to-consumer and business-to-business payments.
price ($mm)
$760
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2013 via PE Hub

TA Associates, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced that in conjunction with company management it has completed a majority recapitalization of BluePay Processing, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing services to merchants in the United States and Canada.
buyer: TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 425 companies globally and has raised $18 billion in capital. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: BluePay, Inc.
Providing the highest level of data security in the industry, BluePay makes U.S. and Canadian credit card processing simple and fast. BluePay is a full-service credit card processor based in Naperville, Illinois, with offices and data centers located across the U.S.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2020 via BusinessWire

DNA Payments Limited, acquired Zash

synopsis: DNA Payments, a fintech payments company, has acquired Zash AB, a Swedish fintech company providing Point of Sale Software and Payments services to over 1000 clients in the UK, across EU, Latin America and Brazil.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments is a London based fintech company offering full-scope payments services for SMEs. DNA’s team consists of highly proficient people who have worked with payment and banking systems for more than 20 years. "
target: Zash
Zash AB is a Swedish fintech company providing Point of Sale Software and Payments services to over 1000 clients in the UK, across EU, Latin America and Brazil.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired Paystri, Inc.

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a US-based payments technology company, has acquired Paystri, a payment processing and strategic solutions company. Paystri is a specialist in integrated payments technology space.
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: Paystri, Inc.
Paystri is a payment processing and strategic solutions company. They develop smart, strategic solutions designed specifically for their clients.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Elavon, will acquire Sage Pay Europe Limited

synopsis: Elavon, a global merchant acquirer, will acquire Sage Pay, the UK’s leading independent payment service provider. The acquisition is part of Elavon’s strategy to help its business customers grow as the global economy becomes more digital, and as businesses look to streamline their operations with software that includes payments capabilities.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon is a leading global payments company with more than 4,300 employees and operations in 10 countries. Elavon provides businesses with the technology needed to accept payments from customers, whether they are shopping in stores, at home or on the go. "
target parent: The Sage Group plc.
target: Sage Pay Europe Limited
Sage Pay is the UK’s leading independent payment service provider (PSP) and is one of the most trusted payment brands. Sage Pay makes the process of accepting payments online, over the phone, or in person simpler, faster, safer, and more profitable for businesses.
price ($mm)
$301
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Globe Telecom, acquired Electronic Commerce Payments Inc.

synopsis: Globe Telecom is acquiring a majority stake in Electronic Commerce Payments Inc. (ECPay), the leading electronic payment service provider in the Philippines. ECPay operates as a secure electronic depot for Electronic Loading, Bill Payments, Airline Ticket Payments, Cash-in Service and Online Shopping Transaction Payments.
buyer: Globe Telecom (PSE:GLO:$3,101.48)
Globe Telecom is a leading full service telecommunications company in the Philippines, serving the needs of consumers and businesses across an entire suite of products and services including mobile, fixed, broadband, data connections, internet and managed services. "
target: Electronic Commerce Payments Inc.
Electronic Commerce Payments Inc. (ECPay) is the leading electronic payment service provider in the Philippines. ECPay operates as a secure electronic depot for Electronic Loading, Bill Payments, Airline Ticket Payments, Cash-in Service and Online Shopping Transaction Payments.
price ($mm)
$30*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Elavon, acquired Payius AB

synopsis: Elavon, a global payment processor for businesses across Europe and North America, is strengthening its presence in Europe by acquiring Payius, a Swedish company that enables, processes and monitors payment solutions on their own technology platform which sustains the highest security, legal and industry standards.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon is a leading global payments company with more than 4,300 employees and operations in 10 countries. Elavon provides businesses with the technology needed to accept payments from customers, whether they are shopping in stores, at home or on the go. "
target: Payius AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Payius is company that enables, processes and monitors payment solutions on their own technology platform which sustains the highest security, legal and industry standards. They run a consistent process of building technology the reflecting evolution in the payment sector.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Apis Partners, acquired Tutuka

synopsis: Apis Partners, a private equity asset manager that provides financial services and growth- oriented financial infrastructure providers in Africa and Asia, has acquired Tutuka, a third-party processor that makes payments happen by allowing customers to pay with Mastercard and Visa cards and products.
buyer: Apis Partners
Based in the UK, Apis Partners is a private equity asset manager that provides financial services and growth- oriented financial infrastructure providers in Africa and Asia with funding clean catalytic growth. "
target: Tutuka
Based in South Africa, Tutuka is a third-party processor that makes payments happen by allowing customers to pay with Mastercard and Visa cards and products. Tutuka gives financial technology players, mobile wallets, applications and banks in the ability to issue virtual and physical cards.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired TriSource Solutions

synopsis: Repay, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of TriSource Solutions, a company that provides back-end transaction processing services to independent sales organizations (“ISO’s”) and operates as a direct ISO on behalf of its owned portfolios and external sales agents.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$157.60)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: TriSource Solutions
TriSource, founded in 2007, provides back-end transaction processing services to independent sales organizations (“ISO’s”) and operates as a direct ISO on behalf of its owned portfolios and external sales agents.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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2018
rev ($mm)
$226.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.73
EBIT ($mm)
$16.14
Net Income ($mm)
$13.60
Employees
1775
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Ticker: PSOF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pansoft Company Limited
Pansoft Company Limited
Pansoft is a leading enterprise resource planning ("ERP") software and professional services provider for the oil and gas industry in China. Its ERP software offers comprehensive solutions in various business operations.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$19.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$1.40
Net Income ($mm)
$1.42
Employees
614
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Ticker: IIIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
i3 Verticals, LLC
i3 Verticals, LLC
i3 Verticals delivers seamlessly integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and other organizations in strategic vertical markets, such as education, non-profit, public, property management, and healthcare and to the business-to-business payments market.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$338.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.98
EBIT ($mm)
$15.26
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
338
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Ticker: EEFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,491.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$463.88
EBIT ($mm)
$359.64
Net Income ($mm)
$149.93
Employees
6600
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Ticker: WEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing 9 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,664.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$576.34
EBIT ($mm)
$390.57
Net Income ($mm)
$65.82
Employees
3700
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Ticker: BIT:TAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$55.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.30
EBIT ($mm)
$2.06
Net Income ($mm)
$0.79
Employees
415
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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: OTCPK:EXCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Excel Corporation
Headquartered in Las Colinas (Irving), Texas, Excel Corporation provides integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$15.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
156
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Ticker: KLSE:REVENUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Revenue Group Bhd
Revenue Group Bhd
Revenue Group is a Malaysian cashless payment solutions provider. They are experts in providing fully integrated payment platforms for any business. Their platforms help banks and other financial institutions to reduce cost, increase customer retention and improve competitive performance.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.20
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.90
Employees
0
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Ticker: APCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp is an information technology company providing cloud services and merchant processing solutions with a focus in mobile payments. Their mission is to provide industry-leading cloud services and payment processing technologies to businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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: 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: PYDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Payment Data Systems, Inc.
Payment Data Systems, Inc.
Payment Data Systems, a leading integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit/prepaid and ACH payment processing platforms.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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Ticker: ACIW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments company, powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software processes $13 trillion each day in payments and securities transactions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,006.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.63
EBIT ($mm)
$119.22
Net Income ($mm)
$62.39
Employees
3807
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Ticker: NYSE:EVTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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