Like Merchant Services Business

closed 4/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., purchased Merchant Services Business from Columbus Bank and Trust Company

synopsis: Synovus, the financial services company announced that its affiliate, Columbus Bank and Trust Company (CB&T), has completed the previously announced sale of CB&T’s merchant services business to Merchant e-Solutions, Inc. (MeS) for $70.5 million in cash. Synovus also anticipates receipt of future revenue as a result of a referral agreement with MeS.
buyer: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions is an Internet technology focused company that has a full-service payment platform for financial institutions and merchants. "
seller parent: Synovus
seller: Columbus Bank and Trust Company
Columbus Bank and Trust Company (CB&T) - a bank committed to doing what's right for customers. From checking to savings, money markets to loans, CB&T has products and services carefully designed to work with any age or lifestyle of their customers.
price ($mm)
$71
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closed 9/30/2013 via BusinessWire

WorldPay US, Inc., acquired Century Payments, Inc.

synopsis: Century Payments, Inc., an industry leader in payment processing solutions to small and medium-sized merchants, announced it has been purchased by WorldPay US, a global card payment acquiring business.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: WorldPay US, Inc. (WP:$4,044.70)
WorldPay is a global card payment acquiring business which allows customers to accept card payments both at point of sale and over the internet. WorldPay offers services across the entire payment value chain, including transaction capturing, merchant acquiring and transaction processing. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: Century Payments, Inc.
Century Payments Inc provides payment processing solutions to small and medium-sized merchants in the United States. Century also provides consulting services and growth capital to merchant service providers and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) in the payments industry.
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closed 12/23/2010 via BusinessWire

The Brink’s Company, acquired Threshold Financial Technologies Inc.

synopsis: The Brink’s Company has announced its acquisition of Threshold Financial Technologies Inc. from Versent Corporation for approximately $40 million. Threshold has differentiated itself in the financial transaction and ABM marketplace by specializing in the provision of high quality, fully managed, POS and ABM solutions.
buyer: The Brink’s Company (BCO:$3,885.50)
The Brink’s Company is the world’s premier provider of secure transportation and cash management services. Founded in 1859, Brink's has evolved from a leading armored transportation service carrier to a premier provider of secure logistics and security solutions around the world. "
target parent: Versent Corporation ULC
target: Threshold Financial Technologies Inc.
Threshold is a leading provider of payments solutions, specializing in managed ATM and transaction processing services for financial institutions and retailers throughout Canada.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC, will acquire National Processing Company

synopsis: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire National Processing Company (NPC). The transaction advances Fifth Third Processing Solutions' strategy to grow through complementary acquisitions and creates one of the largest merchant acquiring businesses in the United States.
buyer parent: Advent International Corporation
buyer: Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC (VNTV:$3,796.12)
Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC delivers innovative payment transaction processing and acceptance solutions to create and support complex payment strategies for merchants, businesses and financial institutions around the world. "
target parent: GTCR Golder Rauner
target: National Processing Company
National Processing Company (NPC) is the largest provider of payment processing services exclusively focused on the small-to-medium merchant processing market. NPC provides a wide range of payment processing services, from point-of-sale credit card to integrated e-commerce solutions.
price ($mm)
$620
rev ($mm)
$285
EBITDA ($mm)
$76
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
8.1x
closed 5/26/2010 via PR Newswire

InComm, purchased E-Payment Services from Coinstar, Inc.

synopsis: InComm and Coinstar, Inc. announced that InComm has purchased Coinstar's E-Payment services business, which includes operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The aggregate purchase price was $40 million, which is subject to a post-closing net working capital adjustment.
buyer: InComm
InComm is the industry leading marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products using its state-of-the-art point-of-sale transaction technology and payment solutions to revolutionize retail product sales and customer experiences. "
seller: Coinstar, Inc. (US:CSTR:$2,202.04)
Coinstar, Inc. is a leading provider of automated retail solutions offering convenient services that make life easier for consumers and drive incremental traffic and revenue for its retailers. The company's core automated retail businesses are self-service coin counting and self-service DVD rental.
price ($mm)
$40
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announced 11/18/2009 via Company Press Release

American Express Company, will acquire Revolution Money

synopsis: American Express Company announced that it has agreed to acquire Revolution Money, a Revolution LLC company. Revolution Money provides secure payments through an internet based platform. No names or account numbers appear on Revolution cards and transactions are authorized by using a PIN number.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking. "
target parent: Revolution, LLC.
target: Revolution Money
Revolution Money's RevolutionCard provides consumers with enhanced PIN-based securit and RevolutionMoneyExchange is an online payment service that offers consumers an easy, secure and free way to instantly send and receive money online.
price ($mm)
$305
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closed 9/29/2009 via Market Wire

Metatron, Inc., acquired Just Data, Inc.

synopsis: Metatron, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Just Data Inc. Organized in 1999, Just Data Inc. provides flexible electronic payment solutions including credit cards, electronic checks and telephone orders, and works with any business model, including internet, broadband, wireless, call centers and retail establishments.
buyer: Metatron, Inc. (MRNJ:$0.20)
Metatron Inc. is a diversified internet holding company with a mission to harness the power of today's online and wireless consumer interactivity to make daily life easier, more productive and more entertaining for people all over the world. "
target: Just Data, Inc.
Just Data, Inc. is an Internet Payment Service Provider (IPSP) which enables online companies to accept global payments without the need to obtain and manage their own merchant account.
price ($mm)
$0.10
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closed 4/15/2009 via BusinessWire

Century Payments, Inc., acquired National Merchant Solutions

synopsis: Austin Ventures, one of the nation’s leading venture and growth capital firms, and Century Payments Inc, a payments services company funded by AV, announced the acquisition of National Merchant Solutions, an Independent Sales Organization operating in the South East U.S.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Century Payments, Inc.
Century Payments Inc (“Century”) provides payment processing solutions to small and medium-sized merchants in the United States. Century also provides consulting services and growth capital to merchant service providers and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) in the payments industry. "
target: National Merchant Solutions
National Merchant Solutions (“NMS”) is an Independent Sales Organization operating in the payments industry. NMS targets retail card-present merchants in the Southeast United States. NMS is located in Birmingham, Alabama.
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closed 7/22/2008 via PR Newswire

ePayments Corp., acquired ACH Technologies Inc.

synopsis: ePayments Corp., a leading electronic payments processing and support services company, has announced the acquisition of ACH Technologies Inc. of Hastings, Minn.
buyer: ePayments Corp.
Offering a complete range of merchant check and credit card payment processing and support services, ePayments helps businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations who receive non-cash payment transactions to reduce their risk while increasing cash flow. "
target: ACH Technologies Inc.
ACH Technologies Inc. is a privately held company founded in 1984 that has focused on cost-reducing services like Consolidated Returns and electronic check re-presentment services for the convenience store and retail gasoline segments.
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cancelled 5/16/2008 via

Pipeline Data Inc., cancelled an acquisition of COCARD, LLC

synopsis: On Friday, May 16th, Pipeline Data Inc and COCARD Marketing Group, LLC signed a Definitive Merger Agreement for Pipeline to acquire COCARD for approximately $79.5 million in cash and notes plus future considerations based on performance.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: COCARD, LLC
COCARD® Marketing Group, LLC is a Nashville, Tennessee-based merchant services provider catering primarily to small and medium-sized retail accounts. COCARD currently services over 25,000 merchants.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 3/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., acquired Collective Point of Sale Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: Heartland Payment Systems, a leading provider of credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment services, has acquired a majority interest in Collective Point of Sale Solutions Ltd. CollectivePOS is a growing Canadian provider of payment processing services and secure point-of-sale solutions.
buyer: Heartland Payment Systems Inc. (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll and payment solutions to more than 150,000 small and mid-sized businesses nationwide. "
target: Collective Point of Sale Solutions Ltd.
Founded in 2001, Collective Point of Sale Solutions is Canada's leading provider of payment processing services and secure point of sale solutions. We currently service more than 9,000 businesses across Canada and process in excess of $1 billion annually.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 11/26/2007 via PR Newswire

ePayments Corp., acquired Check Collection and Recovery Inc.

synopsis: ePayments Corp., a leading electronic payments processing and support services company, has announced the acquisition of Check Collection and Recovery Inc. of St. Simons Island, Ga.
buyer: ePayments Corp.
Offering a complete range of merchant check and credit card payment processing and support services, ePayments helps businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations who receive non-cash payment transactions to reduce their risk while increasing cash flow. "
target: Check Collection and Recovery Inc.
Check Collection & Recovery, Inc. is a company that is dedicated to collecting every returned check for each of our merchants. We take the burden of collecting bad checks off of our clients, providing them extra time to spend on more pressing aspects of their business.
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closed 4/18/2007 via Company Press Release

Chockstone Inc., acquired Peppercoin

synopsis: Chockstone Inc., provider of the world's most innovative customer loyalty marketing programs and stored value solutions, today announced that it has acquired Peppercoin, a provider of card-based merchant loyalty programs and related consulting and analytical services.
buyer: Chockstone Inc.
Chockstone provides the most innovative personalization, loyalty marketing and stored value solutions available to merchants today. Chockstone's programs are used by leading brands in the restaurant, retail, and convenience store markets to increase consumer loyalty and drive profitability. "
target: Peppercoin
Mobile payments technology company transforming routine card transactions into new revenue opportunities. For online, physical and mobile merchants, we offer the Peppercoin Payment Service, which is powered by the Small Payment Suite.
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announced 4/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Freelancer Ltd, will acquire Escrow.com, Inc.

synopsis: Freelancer.com, the world's largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects, announced that it has agreed to purchased Escrow.com, a company that provides online escrow services that facilitate and accelerate e-commerce by assuring secure settlement.
buyer: Freelancer Ltd (ASX:FLN:$35.57)
Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects. Through their marketplace, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as software development, writing, data entry and more. "
target: Escrow.com, Inc.
Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, Escrow.com and its operating subsidiaries provide online escrow services that facilitate and accelerate e-commerce by assuring secure settlement.
price ($mm)
$7.50
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
6.3x
closed 8/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Elavon, purchased merchant processing portfolio from Capital City Bank Group, Inc.

synopsis: Elavon, formerly NOVA Information Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, has acquired substantially all of the merchant processing portfolio of Capital City Bank, a subsidiary of Capital City Bank Group Inc., with 70 branches across Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. "
seller: Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (CCBG:$180.17)
Capital City Bank Group, Inc. is one of the largest publicly traded financial services companies headquartered in Florida and has approximately $2.7 billion in assets.
price ($mm)
$6.25
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closed 7/18/2008 via PrimeNewswire

Veracity Payment Solutions, acquired PinnaclePay Merchant Services

synopsis: Veracity Payment Solutions today announced that it has acquired the merchant portfolio of PinnaclePay Merchant Services. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Veracity Payment Solutions
Veracity Payment Solutions is an electronic payments provider dedicated to operating with the highest ethical standards to deliver superior service and pricing transparency to its customers. "
target: PinnaclePay Merchant Services
PinnaclePay Merchant Services is a full-service payment processing company and is a Registered Member Service Provider (MSP) through Paymentech, LLC.
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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
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closed 7/13/2006 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired Paynet Systems, Inc

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc. announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Paynet Systems, Inc., an e-commerce and retail merchant credit card processing provider. The purchase of Paynet Systems, Inc. along with the recent acquisition of Valadata, Inc. will provide an additional $390,000 in monthly cash flow to Pipeline.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: Paynet Systems, Inc
Paynet Systems, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a registered Merchant Service Provider of Wells Fargo Bank, NA. Paynet Systems has assisted over 15,000 customers with their electronic payment needs.
price ($mm)
$11
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announced 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Deluxe Corporation, will acquire First American Payment Systems

synopsis: Deluxe, a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions, is acquiring First American Payments Systems, a privately-owned large-scale payment processor that facilitates payments in-store and online.
buyer: Deluxe Corporation (DLX:$1,790.78)
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design. "
target: First American Payment Systems
First American is a privately-owned large-scale payment processor that facilitates payments in-store and online. It provides tools and solutions to merchants and partners that help people navigate the various payment channels.
price ($mm)
$960
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announced 10/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Alliance Data Systems, Inc., will acquire Bread

synopsis: Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading provider of data-driven marketing, loyalty and payment solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bread, a technology-driven digital payments company offering an omnichannel solution for retailers and platform capabilities to bank partners.
buyer: Alliance Data Systems, Inc. (ADS:$4,872.50)
Alliance Data® Systems (ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. ADS creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Bread
Bread is a technology-driven payments company that partners with retailers to personalize payment options for their customers. Bread integrates directly with retailers on their ecommerce site and gives them a single platform that lets them offer more ways to pay over time.
price ($mm)
$450
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closed 4/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., purchased Merchant Services Business from Columbus Bank and Trust Company

synopsis: Synovus, the financial services company announced that its affiliate, Columbus Bank and Trust Company (CB&T), has completed the previously announced sale of CB&T’s merchant services business to Merchant e-Solutions, Inc. (MeS) for $70.5 million in cash. Synovus also anticipates receipt of future revenue as a result of a referral agreement with MeS.
buyer: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions is an Internet technology focused company that has a full-service payment platform for financial institutions and merchants. "
seller parent: Synovus
seller: Columbus Bank and Trust Company
Columbus Bank and Trust Company (CB&T) - a bank committed to doing what's right for customers. From checking to savings, money markets to loans, CB&T has products and services carefully designed to work with any age or lifestyle of their customers.
price ($mm)
$71
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Cielo S.A., will acquire Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Brazil's Cielo said it will buy U.S. payment solutions provider Merchant e-Solutions for $670 million to enable the South American country's largest card payment processor to settle more online transactions.
buyer: Cielo S.A.
Cielo S.A. is the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, engaged in merchant affiliations, management of the card acceptance network, as well as the capture, transmission, processing and settlement of credit and debit card transactions. "
target: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., an Internet-based e-commerce company, provides payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants. It offers Internet-based global platform for on-line and card-not-present transactions; in-person payments, as well as from a selection of dial and IP POS terminals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$670 [$614]
rev ($mm)
$124
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
closed 4/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., purchased Merchant Services Business from Columbus Bank and Trust Company

synopsis: Synovus, the financial services company announced that its affiliate, Columbus Bank and Trust Company (CB&T), has completed the previously announced sale of CB&T’s merchant services business to Merchant e-Solutions, Inc. (MeS) for $70.5 million in cash. Synovus also anticipates receipt of future revenue as a result of a referral agreement with MeS.
buyer: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions is an Internet technology focused company that has a full-service payment platform for financial institutions and merchants. "
seller parent: Synovus
seller: Columbus Bank and Trust Company
Columbus Bank and Trust Company (CB&T) - a bank committed to doing what's right for customers. From checking to savings, money markets to loans, CB&T has products and services carefully designed to work with any age or lifestyle of their customers.
price ($mm)
$71
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closed 3/11/2013 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Online Resources Corporation

synopsis: ACI Worldwide announced it has completed the acquisition of Online Resources Corporation, a leading provider of online banking and full service bill pay solutions. The acquisition adds Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) solutions as a strategic part of ACI’s Universal Payments portfolio and strengthens its online banking capabilities.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 1,650 financial institutions, retailers and processors around the world. ACI software enables $12 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for 14 of the leading global retailers, and 24 of the world’s 25 largest banks. "
target: Online Resources Corporation (ORCC:$154.68)
Online Resources powers financial interactions between millions of consumers and the company’s financial institution and biller clients. The company provides web and phone-based financial services, electronic payments and marketing services to drive consumer adoption.
price ($mm)[EV]
$133 [$110]
rev ($mm)
$162
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.3x
closed 1/9/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Euronet Worldwide, Inc., acquired Pure Commerce

synopsis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. a leading global electronic payments provider and distributor, announced the acquisition of Pure Commerce, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and global retailers around the world.
buyer: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT:$2,491.89)
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. "
target: Pure Commerce
Pure Commerce provides on-demand financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and multi-national corporates. Established in 1997, Pure Commerce has a proven track record of successfully developing and deploying many innovative payment solutions across the globe.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$15
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EV / rev
4.2x
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closed 11/27/2012 via PE Hub

Network International, acquired TimesofMoney

synopsis: Payment solution provider Network International has acquired a majority stake in TimesofMoney, an Indian online remittance and digital payments service provider. The acquisition enables Network International to open up a much-needed online remittance service in the key GCC – India corridor.
buyer parent: Abraaj Capital
buyer: Network International (LSE:NETW:$334.91)
Network International is a leading provider of payment solutions in the Middle East. Network International is well-equipped to meet the growing needs of its customers, making payment transactions secure, fast and easy for banks, financial institutions, retailers and their customers. "
target: TimesofMoney
TimesofMoney is the leading digital payments & remittances service provider catering to retail & institutional clients. TimesofMoney’s bouquet of services includes retail online remittances, value-added NRI Services, white-labeled remittance platforms & online payment gateway solutions.
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Cielo S.A., will acquire Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Brazil's Cielo said it will buy U.S. payment solutions provider Merchant e-Solutions for $670 million to enable the South American country's largest card payment processor to settle more online transactions.
buyer: Cielo S.A.
Cielo S.A. is the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, engaged in merchant affiliations, management of the card acceptance network, as well as the capture, transmission, processing and settlement of credit and debit card transactions. "
target: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., an Internet-based e-commerce company, provides payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants. It offers Internet-based global platform for on-line and card-not-present transactions; in-person payments, as well as from a selection of dial and IP POS terminals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$670 [$614]
rev ($mm)
$124
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 7/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Paysafe Group, will acquire Openbucks

synopsis: Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, announced its acquisition of US-based payment technology company, Openbucks, an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
buyer: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
UK-based Paysafe is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing, and online cash solutions. "
target: Openbucks
Openbucks is an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
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closed 4/23/2020 via finextra.com

Worldline, acquired GoPay s.r.o.

synopsis: Worldline, one of the largest payments providers in Europe, has acquired a 53% stake in GoPay, an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
buyer: Worldline (PA:WLN.AS:$3,348.93)
Worldline is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. "
target: GoPay s.r.o.
GoPay is an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
price ($mm)
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$8
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0.0x
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announced 12/19/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Sberbank, will acquire Yandex Money

synopsis: Russia's largest state-owned bank Sberbank said it will buy Yandex.Money—the online payment service of the country's most popular search engine, Yandex NV—to establish a foothold in the country's growing e-commerce and electronic payment sector.
buyer: Sberbank (MISX:SBER:$23,544.42)
Sberbank is the largest credit institution in Russia and CIS, accounting for 26,8% of the aggregate Russian banking assets and 29,1% of banking capital. Sberbank's brand is worth USD10.65 bn. making it the most expensive Russian brand. "
target parent: Yandex N.V.
target: Yandex Money
Yandex.Money is an online payment system – a dependable and handy tool to make instant payments for goods and services on the web. It is used daily for goods and services, from web-hosting and mobile communications to books and clothing.
price ($mm)
$60*
rev ($mm)
$13
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EV / rev
6.4x
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closed 7/27/2011 via PR Newswire

Tray, acquired SuperPay

synopsis: Tray, the largest e-commerce platform in Brazil serving an average of more than 4,500 stores, announced the acquisition of "payment gateway" SuperPay. SuperPay allows e-commerce sites to offer their users all existing forms of payments: credit card, bank payment slip, direct debit, recurring payments, etc.
buyer: Tray
Tray is the largest e-commerce platform in Brazil. With more than 4,500 online stores, it is the most widely used platform for companies from different segments in Brazil, covering the entire e-commerce chain: platform, marketplace, online advertising and means of payment. "
target: SuperPay
SuperPay, located in Sao Paolo, Brazil, is a Payment Gateway that allows e-commerce sites to offer their users all existing forms of payments: credit card, bank payment slip, direct debit, recurring payments, etc.
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announced 10/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Alliance Data Systems, Inc., will acquire Bread

synopsis: Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading provider of data-driven marketing, loyalty and payment solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bread, a technology-driven digital payments company offering an omnichannel solution for retailers and platform capabilities to bank partners.
buyer: Alliance Data Systems, Inc. (ADS:$4,872.50)
Alliance Data® Systems (ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. ADS creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Bread
Bread is a technology-driven payments company that partners with retailers to personalize payment options for their customers. Bread integrates directly with retailers on their ecommerce site and gives them a single platform that lets them offer more ways to pay over time.
price ($mm)
$450
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closed 8/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

paydirekt GmbH merged with giropay GmbH,

synopsis: Paydirekt, a secure online payment method for German banks and savings banks, is merging with giropay GmbH, a company that develops innovative, secure payment and verification solutions on the basis of online banking, and has become firmly established in the German e-commerce and e-government market.
buyer: giropay GmbH
giropay GmbH develops innovative, secure payment and verification solutions on the basis of online banking, and has become firmly established in the German e-commerce and e-government market. "
target: paydirekt GmbH
paydirekt GmbH is a secure online payment method for German banks and savings banks. With paydirekt, users pay for online purchases easily and directly from their current account - without any third-party providers.
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announced 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Heidelpay, will purchase Paysafe Pay Later from Paysafe Group

synopsis: Germany-based heidelpay Group will acquire Paysafe Pay Later, the deferred payments arm of the Paysafe Group. Focusing on the DACH region, Paysafe Pay Later is an omni-channel solutions provider for online and physical retailers wishing to offer white-labeled invoice and installment payment solutions, as well as bank transfers and direct debits.
buyer parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
buyer: Heidelpay
Based in Heidelberg, the heidelpay Group is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative fintech service providers in Germany. heidelpay is a full-service payment service provider that covers the entire spectrum of electronic payment processing. "
seller: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
Paysafe Pay Later is the deferred payments arm of the Paysafe Group. Paysafe Pay Later is an omnichannel provider with solutions for both online and bricks-and-mortar retailers wishing to offer white-labeled invoice and installment payment solutions, as well as bank transfers and direct debits.
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closed 10/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired Payline Data Services LLC

synopsis: Payline Data, a full-service payment solutions provider, announced that it has been acquired by Pineapple Payments, an omni-channel payments technology company. Payline has rapidly ascended in the highly competitive payment processing industry, serving nearly 10,000 merchants and processing $2 Billion in annual volume.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: Payline Data Services LLC
Payline Data Services LLC is an industry-shaping payments company that powers payment experiences for a wide range of merchants. Payline has rapidly ascended in the highly competitive payment processing industry, serving nearly 10,000 merchants and processing $2 Billion in annual volume.
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closed 2/22/2016 via Company Press Release

Wirecard AG, acquired Moip

synopsis: Wirecard AG, one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions, has acquired all shares of the Brazilian company Moip Pagamentos S.A., the ideal payment solution for e-commerce, marketplaces, recurring payments, and face-to-face sales.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. "
target: Moip
Moip is the ideal payment solution for e-commerce, marketplaces, recurring payments, and face-to-face sales. Based on concepts as innovation and flexibility, Moip offers its clients over 15 options of means of payment, risk management and dispute resolution tools and simplified accession.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
closed 1/3/2012 via BusinessWire

VeriFone, Inc., acquired Point Transaction Systems AB

synopsis: VeriFone Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Point, Northern Europe’s largest provider of payment and gateway services and solutions for retailers. Point, based in Stockholm, has operations in 11 European countries and serves a captive network encompassing almost 475,000 merchant contracts.
buyer: VeriFone, Inc. (PAY:$2,000.46)
VeriFone Systems, Inc. is the global leader in secure electronic payment solutions. VeriFone provides expertise, solutions and services that add value to the point of sale with merchant-operated, consumer-facing and self-service payment systems. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Point Transaction Systems AB
Point Transaction Systems ("Point") is the leading provider of multichannel electronic payment solutions in Europe focusing on payment services to merchants. Point installations handle 10 million transactions per day, and customers include some of the largest retail companies in Europe.
price ($mm)
$1,049
rev ($mm)
$191
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/2/2011 via Company Press Release

NEOVIA Financial Plc, acquired Optimal Payments, Inc.

synopsis: NEOVIA Financial Plc, the leading alternative payments business, announced that the Company has completed the acquisition of Optimal Payments, a leading provider of straight through processing solutions to merchants in North America and Europe.
buyer: NEOVIA Financial Plc
NEOVIA Financial Plc specialise in safe payment and money transfer services, giving merchants and consumers the freedom to manage and move their money online. The company works to remove the risks of variable factors such as identity, currency exchange and distance. "
target parent: Optimal Group Inc.
target: Optimal Payments, Inc. (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
Optimal Payments is a leading global provider of online payment solutions offering credit/debit card and direct debit processing to e-commerce and mail-order/telephone-order (MOTO) merchants in Canada, the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean.
price ($mm)
$48
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announced 12/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., will acquire Ondot Systems

synopsis: Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ondot Systems, a leading digital experience platform for financial institutions. Ondot provides more than 4,500 banks and credit unions with a digital card services platform to drive cardholder engagement.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$14,852.00)
Fiserv is a global leader in payments and financial technology. The company helps clients achieve best-in-class results through a commitment to innovation in areas including account processing and digital banking solutions, card issuer processing and network services, payments, and more. "
target: Ondot Systems
Ondot provides more than 4,500 banks and credit unions with a digital card services platform to drive cardholder engagement. Ondot enables financial institutions to offer in-the-moment convenience and control for credit and debit cards, leading to higher usage, lower cost, and reduced fraud.
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announced 10/5/2020 via Wall Street Journal

Nexi S.p.A., will acquire SIA Group

synopsis: Italy’s Nexi SpA agreed to acquire crosstown fintech rival SIA SpA in a stock deal that creates a European giant in the fast-consolidating payments sector. SIA is European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector.
buyer: Nexi S.p.A. (:$1,808.17)
Nexi, based in Milan, is currently Italy’s biggest payments processor. Its services and technology are used by consumers, business and governments to make, process and manage digital payments in-store or online. "
target: SIA Group
SIA is European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector, in the areas of Card & Merchant Solutions, Digital Payment Solutions and Capital Market & Network Solutions.
price ($mm)
$5,344
rev ($mm)
$860
EBITDA ($mm)
$330
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
16.2x
closed 3/14/2013 via BusinessWire

FIS, acquired mFoundry, Inc.

synopsis: FIS™ announced it has completed the acquisition of mFoundry, a foremost provider of mobile banking and payment solutions for financial institutions and retailers. The resulting combination creates one of the leading mobile entities in the financial services space and enables FIS to leverage its technology assets across a broader client base.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: FIS (FIS:$9,241.00)
FIS is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: mFoundry, Inc.
mFoundry is North America’s largest provider of mobile banking and mobile payments services. The leading software-as-a-service (SaaS), cloud-based mobile banking offering, mFoundry works with more than 850 banks and credit unions nationwide.
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$115*
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announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Monitise plc, will acquire The Mobile Money Network

synopsis: Monitise Plc agreed to buy control of Mobile Money Network Ltd. The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
buyer: Monitise plc (AIM:MONI:$79.40)
Monitise plc is a technology and services company delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce networks worldwide with the proven technology and expertise to enable financial institutions and other service providers to offer a wide range of services to their customers. "
target: The Mobile Money Network
The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
price ($mm)
$28*
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, will acquire Pagantis

synopsis: Afterpay, a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, will acquire Pagantis, a Spain-based fintech company that provides automated, friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Afterpay is a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments. Afterpay allows customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time, helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest. "
target: Pagantis
Pagantis is a Spain-based fintech company that provides friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments. The company offers payment services for eCommerce businesses in Spain, France and Italy.
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Worldline is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer.
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$3,348.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$638.27
EBIT ($mm)
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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.
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$1,006.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.63
EBIT ($mm)
$119.22
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Paysafe Group
Paysafe Group
Paysafe is a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions. It’s core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet and online cash solutions.
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$871.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.70
EBIT ($mm)
$151.40
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$69.53
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Ticker: LSE:NETW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Network International
Network International
Network International delivers innovative solutions that drive revenue and profitability for its customers and has grown to be the largest acquirer in the UAE and the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
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$334.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$147.00
EBIT ($mm)
$126.74
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$57.60
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Paya, Inc.
Paya, Inc.
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$206.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.99
EBIT ($mm)
$19.43
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Nuvei
Nuvei
Montreal-based Nuvei is the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. Its proprietary platform offers direct connections to all major payment card schemes worldwide, supports 450 local and alternative payment methods, and nearly 150 currencies.
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$375.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.95
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Paysafe Group
Paysafe Group
Paysafe is a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions. It’s core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet and online cash solutions.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$201.70
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