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closed 10/22/2010 via

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired DataCash Group plc

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has acquired DataCash Group plc, a European payment service provider, at a price of 360 pence per share in cash, representing approximately £333 million (US$520 million) in aggregate.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard Incorporated advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants. MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions, processes over 22 billion transactions each year, and provides industry-leading analysis. "
target: DataCash Group plc
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$520 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
8.2x
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18.0x
closed 1/27/2009 via BusinessWire

Tier Technologies, Inc., acquired ChoicePay, Inc.

synopsis: Tier Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TIER) announced that it has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of ChoicePay, Inc., a leading ePayments solution provider based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
buyer: Tier Technologies, Inc. (OPAY :$140.84)
Tier Technologies, Inc. primarily provides federal, state and local government and other public sector clients with electronic payment processing and other transaction processing services. Tier Technologies serves over 3,300 electronic payment processing clients throughout the United States. "
target: ChoicePay, Inc.
ChoicePay delivers secure, convenient and innovative electronic payment solutions through advanced technology. The Company serves its customers with the mission of streamlining high-volume bill payment processes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6.70 [$10.92]
rev ($mm)
$10
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EV / rev
1.4x
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closed 2/26/2007 via Company Press Release

PayPoint, acquired SECPay Limited

synopsis: PayPoint plc, a leading cash and internet payments group, announces that it has acquired SECPay Limited, an internet payment service provider for a net purchase consideration of £12 million, payable in cash to the shareholders.
buyer parent: BP plc
buyer: PayPoint (:$285.12)
PayPoint is a leading branded payment collection network used, primarily, for the cash payment of bills and services and prepayments for mobile telephones and energy meters. There are over 16,000 retail outlets using PayPoint’s payment terminals. "
target: SECPay Limited
SECPay is the UK’s largest independently owned processor of secure, real-time, online credit and debit card transactions. Specialising in the provision of payment services for merchants on the Internet, through Call Centres and for Mail Order Fulfilment Houses.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
$3
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EV / rev
6.3x
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mukuru, acquired Zoona

synopsis: Mukuru, one of the largest international money operators and remittance companies in Africa, has acquired Zoona Malawi’s operational assets and technology systems. Headquartered in Zimbabwe, Zoona is an Africa-based fintech that enables entrepreneurs to bring safe and reliable financial services to underserved communities in Malawi and elsewhere.
buyer: Mukuru
Mukuru is one of the largest international money operators and remittance companies in Africa. Mukuru provides the best user experience for sending cash for instant collection or topping off bank accounts and mobile wallets by employing the latest mobile and web-based technologies. "
target: Zoona
Zoona is an Africa-based fintech that enables business owners to bring safe and reliable financial services to underserved communities in Malawi and elsewhere. Zoona provides a simple and innovative bulk payment platform to corporate clients to pay their employees, customers, and beneficiaries.
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announced 12/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

AppTech Corp, will acquire eXPO, Inc.

synopsis: AppTech Corp., a FinTech company announced that it will acquire Alliance Financial Network, Inc dba eXPO. eXPO is a consumer, business, government membership-facing portal that is delivered as a mobile and internet-based application. eXPO members can pay for services and products as well as pay employees, vendors and taxes through the eXPO network.
buyer: AppTech Corp (APCX:$0.01)
AppTech is a FinTech company with a foundation in electronic processing and merchant services. They provide digital marketing, software development, app and website development, website hosting, IT support, robust cloud computing & payment processing for brick-and-mortar, e-commerce, and ACH. "
target: eXPO, Inc.
eXPO™ is a consumer, business, and government membership-facing portal that is delivered as a mobile and Internet-based application. As a FinTech solution, eXPO members can pay for services and products, pay employees and vendors, and even pay taxes electronically through the eXPO network.
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cancelled 3/31/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Stakool, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of LinQPay, Inc.

synopsis: Stakool, Inc. and LinQpay, Inc. a leading Mobile Payment and Global Payment Services company, announced the signing of a definitive agreement whereby Stakool, Inc. will acquire 100% of LinQpay.
buyer: Stakool, Inc.
Stakool, Inc. is an early stage company in development of Dream Apartments, TV. Dream Apartments TV is a diverse apartment advertising and search engine company for Apartments and properties in California and Nationwide. "
target: LinQPay, Inc.
LinQpay, a market leading provider of payment processing solutions, provides merchants with a single interface to process secure, fast and reliable payments, online, offline and through mobile phones anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)
$0.45
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tuxedo Money Solutions merged with Payment Cloud Technologies,

synopsis: International fintech specialists Payment Cloud Technologies and Tuxedo Money Solutions have merged to form Omnio Group, a market leading provider of cloud-based banking and payment services.
buyer: Payment Cloud Technologies
Payment Cloud Technologies is a leading provider of products via cards, mobile and virtual platforms. PCT is able to offer a range of flexible solutions from their off the shelf products suitable for smaller scale operations to fully branded, bespoke cards for those wanting a tailored solution. "
target: Tuxedo Money Solutions
Since 2006, Tuxedo Money Solutions has been at the forefront of the e-money revolution, developing smart solutions that enable clients to raise their brand awareness, increase retention and create new income streams.
price ($mm)
$81
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closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired Charge.com, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc. ("Pipeline") announced today that it has completed a $15 million debt financing arrangement led by Sheridan Capital Advisors, LLC. The proceeds from the financing have enabled Pipeline to complete its acquisition of Charge.com, Inc.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: Charge.com, Inc.
Charge.com has developed a comprehensive Internet-based sales organization which produced approximately 500 new merchant accounts per month in 2004. The company has experienced earnings growth in excess of 30% in each of the last three years.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

Mobile Interactive Group, acquired Zaypay International B.V.

synopsis: Global mobile and digital technology business Mobile Interactive Group announced the acquisition of Zaypay International B.V. Based in the Netherlands, Zaypay is a profitable mobile micropayments business that launched in 2006. It provides secure micropayment solutions to global customers through one secure easy to use platform.
buyer: Mobile Interactive Group
Mobile Interactive Group is a leading mobile and digital communications business engaged in advertising, marketing, billing, messaging, technology and services provision, multi channel digital solutions, internet publishing, experiential design and application development. "
target: Zaypay International B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, Zaypay International B.V. is a profitable mobile micropayments business that launched in 2006. Zaypay makes international micropayments through SMS/text-messages, phone calls and other alternative payment methods simple.
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closed 5/31/2022 via PR Newswire

Trustly, acquired Ecospend

synopsis: Trustly, the leading global payments platform for digital Account-to-Account transactions ("A2A") announces the acquisition of the UK-based Open Banking Payments platform Ecospend. Ecospend is a FCA UK regulated A2A payments provider powering the next generation of open banking based payments and financial data services.
buyer: Trustly
Founded in 2008, Trustly is a global leader in Open Banking Payments. Their digital account-to-account platform redefines the speed, simplicity and security of payments, linking some of the world's most prominent merchants with consumers directly from their online banking accounts. "
target: Ecospend
Ecospend is a FCA UK regulated A2A payments provider powering the next generation of open banking based payments and financial data services. Ecospend serves clients in a range of industries, including Public Sector where it has a key contract with the tax authority of the UK government, HMRC.
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announced 12/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Keensight Capital, will acquire Buckaroo

synopsis: Keensight Capital, one of the leading private equity managers dedicated to pan-European Growth Buyout investments, is acquiring a majority stake in Buckaroo from Blackfin Capital. Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants.
buyer: Keensight Capital
Paris-based Keensight Capital is a European Growth Buyout investor with deep expertise in IT and Healthcare. Keensight Capital partners with the management teams of fast growing and profitable companies providing capital, strategic guidance and operational support. "
target parent: BlackFin Capital Partners
target: Buckaroo
Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants. Many corporates and medium-sized companies use Buckaroo to facilitate their growth in business in ecommerce, mobile business or offline business.
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closed 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nuvei, acquired Smart2Pay

synopsis: Nuvei Corporation, the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, has acquired Smart2Pay Global Services B.V., a smart web payments company based in the Netherlands. The acquisition strengthens Nuvei’s presence in high-growth digital commerce verticals and further expands the Company’s geographic footprint in additional regions.
buyer: Nuvei (:$537.20)
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. "
target: Smart2Pay
Smart2Pay is a smart web payments company based in the Netherlands. They give merchants, marketplaces, banks, and payment service providers access to a large mix of local and global payment methods. Smart2Pay also takes care of the collection of payments, administration, and distribution of funds.
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closed 11/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired YellowPepper

synopsis: Visa Inc. has acquired YellowPepper, Latin America's pioneer in innovative digital financial solutions. The company’s platform enables financial institutions to easily launch card and account agnostic real-time solutions, while providing value added services such as tokenization, identity validation and risk tools.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$21,354.00)
Visa Inc. is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. "
target: YellowPepper
YellowPepper is Latin America's pioneer in innovative digital financial solutions. The company’s platform enables financial institutions to easily launch card and account agnostic real-time solutions, while providing value added services such as tokenization, identity validation and risk tools.
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announced 10/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Stripe Inc., will acquire Paystack

synopsis: Stripe has entered into an agreement to acquire Paystack, a technology company based in Lagos that makes it easy for organizations of all sizes to collect payments from around the world.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Paystack
Paystack is a Nigerian online payments processing startup. Co-founded in 2015 by Nigerian software developers and longtime friends, Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, Paystack is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lock Trust, Inc., acquired Axxa Fintech Solutions

synopsis: Lock Trust, a streamlined technology and payment processing firm, has acquired Axxa Fintech Solutions, a provider of online payment processing services for products and services. Axxapay assists online businesses to accept online payments for their products and services, regardless their size and experience.
buyer: Lock Trust, Inc.
Lock Trust is a streamlined technology and payment processing firm serving individual consumers, small to large-market institutions, and governments with a customizable suite ranging of banking, automated taxing, and other financial and risk management products and services. "
target: Axxa Fintech Solutions
Based in Lithuania, Axxa Fintech Solutions provides online payment processing services for products and services. Axxapay assists online businesses to accept online payments for their products and services, regardless their size and experience.
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announced 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wirecard AG, will acquire AllScore Payment Services

synopsis: Wirecard AG, the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology, will be acquiring AllScore Payment Services, a Beijing-based Payment Service Provider owning an attractive license portfolio and employing a dedicated team of more than 120 people.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard is the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology. As one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, it provides businesses and end customers alike with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services. "
target: AllScore Payment Services
Based in China, AllScore Payment Services, founded in 2007, is a Chinese Payment Service Provider owning an attractive license portfolio and employing a dedicated team of more than 120 people. Their products cover online banking payment, fast payment, scan code payment, collection and payment.
price ($mm)
$43*
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announced 7/9/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Banking Circle

synopsis: EQT, a leading New York-based investment firm, will acquire Saxo Payments Banking Circle (“Banking Circle”) from Saxo Bank A/S. Founded in 2013, Banking Circle is a next-generation provider of mission-critical infrastructure for online cross-border payments.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Saxo Bank
target: Banking Circle
Founded in 2013, Banking Circle is a next-generation provider of mission-critical infrastructure for online cross-border payments. Today, Banking Circle is processing around EUR 60 billion run-rate annual payment volumes for several high-profile customers.
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announced 7/6/2017 via Company Press Release

BlackFin Capital Partners, will acquire Buckaroo

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

First Data Corporation, will acquire Acculynk

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

Optal Ltd, will acquire Invapay

synopsis: Global business-to-business payment solutions provider and virtual card specialist Optal, announced the acquisition of innovative payments company Invapay, in a deal which will significantly expand Optal's capabilities in the global corporate payments space.
buyer: Optal Ltd
Optal is re-inventing how payment processes work across complex industries. Optal helps companies boost profitability across a growing number of sectors. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions. "
target: Invapay
Invapay is a payment technology company. They offer an efficient, flexible way to manage payments and working capital and are connected to over 800 banks. Invapay processes all major currencies and provides a flexible payments alternative that ensures long-term buyer and supplier benefits.
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announced 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

DataCash Group plc, will purchase Payment Gateway Services business from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Payment Gateway Services business of Transaction Network Services (TNS). The business has a broad portfolio of solutions that includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services. The business will join DataCash in expanding MasterCard’s global payment gateway solutions.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: DataCash Group plc (GB:DATA:$0.00)
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS' Payment Gateway Services business portfolio of solutions includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services, used by many of the top banks, transaction processors, and ATM deployers around the world. Transaction Network Services (TNS) is an international data communications company.
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closed 10/22/2010 via

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired DataCash Group plc

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has acquired DataCash Group plc, a European payment service provider, at a price of 360 pence per share in cash, representing approximately £333 million (US$520 million) in aggregate.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard Incorporated advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants. MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions, processes over 22 billion transactions each year, and provides industry-leading analysis. "
target: DataCash Group plc
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$520 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
closed 4/4/2022 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Dynamic Yield

synopsis: Mastercard has acquired Dynamic Yield, a state-of-the-art personalization platform and decision engine company, from McDonald's. Dynamic Yield’s technology is a natural addition to Mastercard’s existing suite of services that help brands deliver more effective and trusted customer experiences across channels.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Its mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. "
target parent: McDonald's Corporation
target: Dynamic Yield
Dynamic Yield helps enterprise brands quickly deliver and test personalized, optimized, and synchronized digital customer interactions. Its SaaS platform uses advanced AI and other technologies to support 400+ brands across the retail, financial services, and travel industries, among others.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Arcus

synopsis: Mastercard Inc. announced it had acquired Arcus Financial Intelligence Inc. to enhance the delivery of bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America. Arcus Financial Intelligence, which has offices in New York and Mexico City, offers services including bill pay and cash-in, cash-out services.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Arcus
Arcus is a platform that enables any business to launch and offer innovative payment solutions across LatAm. Arcus’ mission is to make payments possible for everyone. The world’s largest and most innovative companies choose Arcus to accept and process payments across the Americas.
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announced 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire CipherTrace

synopsis: Mastercard, a global technology company in the payments industry, will acquire CipherTrace, a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: CipherTrace
CipherTrace is a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks and other financial institutions trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
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announced 4/21/2021 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ekata

synopsis: Mastercard has announced plans to acquire Ekata. Ekata's identity verification data, machine learning technology and global experience combined with Mastercard's fraud prevention and digital identity programs will help businesses confidently know who their customers are and, in turn, help those customers safely interact online.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ekata
Ekata Inc, is the global leader in digital identity verification solutions that provide businesses worldwide the ability to link any digital transaction to the human behind it. Ekata's global suite of APIs and SaaS solutions help 2,000+ businesses and partners combat cyberfraud.
price ($mm)
$850
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announced 9/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Wameja Ltd.

synopsis: Mastercard Inc., through its subsidiary Burst Acquisition Co. Pty. Ltd., is to acquire Wameja, a joint venture partner of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Wameja Ltd.
Wameja and Mastercard are joint venture partners of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
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$129 [$125]
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announced 6/23/2020 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Finicity

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Finicity, a leading North American provider of real-time access to financial data and insights. Through its real-time financial data aggregation and insights platform, Finicity provides solutions for financial management, payments and credit decisioning.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Finicity
Finicity enables a financial data-sharing ecosystem that is secure, inclusive and innovative. Through its real-time financial data aggregation and insights platform, Finicity provides solutions for financial management, payments and credit decisioning.
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$825
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announced 12/23/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire RiskRecon

synopsis: Mastercard has agreed to acquire RiskRecon, a provider of AI and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. In addition to supporting Mastercard solutions, RiskRecon will continue to provide cybersecurity solutions across a broader set of industries, including healthcare and manufacturing.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: RiskRecon
RiskRecon is a leading provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. With RiskRecon’s pioneering scanning and evaluation technologies, organizations can proactively manage cyber risks.
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announced 10/22/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire SessionM

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire SessionM, a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: SessionM
SessionM is a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally. SessionM is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
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announced 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will purchase Corporate Services Businesses from Nets Holding A/S

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
seller: Nets Holding A/S
The deal includes the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
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$3,190
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announced 5/3/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Transactis, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard, an American multinational financial services corporation, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transactis, a platform that helps businesses deliver bills and receive payments through one simple-to-navigate experience.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transactis, Inc.
Transactis transforms traditional billing and payment processing with innovative, reliable, and secure digital solutions. Its advanced technology simplifies receivables management, and is delivered to market through banks and service providers that support millions of businesses.
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closed 4/16/2019 via Market Watch

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Vyze

synopsis: Mastercard has acquired Vyze, a leading cloud-based financial technology company for businesses. By combining technology, a comprehensive lending supply, and support under one roof, Vyze is able to deliver businesses simpler, more satisfying financing experiences for their customers, wherever and whenever they shop.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
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announced 3/12/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ethoca

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ethoca, a global provider of technology solutions that help merchants and card issuers collaborate in real-time to quickly identify and resolve fraud in digital commerce.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ethoca
Ethoca is the leading, global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers, ecommerce merchants and online businesses to increase card acceptance, stop more fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks from both fraud and customer service disputes.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Transfast

synopsis: Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry, has acquired Transfast, a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast will enable Mastercard to continue servicing the growing needs of consumers and businesses as well as governments and merchants in cross-border transactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transfast
Transfast is a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast's proprietary payment network enables person-to-person, business-to-person and business-to-business payments services to their partners via APIs, SFTP, web and mobile product applications.
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announced 7/17/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Brighterion, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brighterion, Inc., a company that offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Brighterion, Inc.
Brighterion offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire NuData Security

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuData Security, a global technology company that helps businesses prevent online and mobile fraud using session and biometric indicators. NuData’s flagship NuDetect product identifies authentic users from fraudsters based on their online, mobile app and smartphone interactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: NuData Security
NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and behavioral analytics company. Their flagship product, NuDetect, helps organizations form digital trust by identifying users based on their online interactions - behavior that can't be mimicked or replicated by a third party.
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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire VocaLINK

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for approximately US$920 million. VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
33.3x
announced 4/27/2015 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Applied Predictive Technologies

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies (APT). Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Applied Predictive Technologies
Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics to design, measure and calibrate marketing, merchandising, operations and capital initiatives.
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announced 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

DataCash Group plc, will purchase Payment Gateway Services business from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Payment Gateway Services business of Transaction Network Services (TNS). The business has a broad portfolio of solutions that includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services. The business will join DataCash in expanding MasterCard’s global payment gateway solutions.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: DataCash Group plc (GB:DATA:$0.00)
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS' Payment Gateway Services business portfolio of solutions includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services, used by many of the top banks, transaction processors, and ATM deployers around the world. Transaction Network Services (TNS) is an international data communications company.
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closed 11/4/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Advisors, acquired 5one Marketing Limited

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has acquired 5one Marketing Limited, a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. The company will be integrated into MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: MasterCard Advisors
MasterCard Advisors provides payments consulting, information, analytics, and customized services to financial institutions and their merchant partners worldwide. MasterCard Advisors helps clients maximize the value of their payments businesses. "
target parent: LaSer Group
target: 5one Marketing Limited
5one Marketing Limited is a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. 5one enables swift implementation by customizing proven techniques to accelerate internal cross-functional alignment and external vendor partner collaboration.
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announced 5/19/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire ElectraCard Services

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement with Opus Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., to acquire its subsidiary, ElectraCard Services Private Limited, a leading global provider of software solutions and processing services for electronic payment and card systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target parent: Opus Software Solutions
target: ElectraCard Services
ElectraCard Services (ECS), headquartered in Pune, India is a leading provider of software products and processing services for electronic payments. Its customer base includes financial institutions, retailers and telcos in over 25 countries globally.
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closed 10/22/2010 via

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired DataCash Group plc

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has acquired DataCash Group plc, a European payment service provider, at a price of 360 pence per share in cash, representing approximately £333 million (US$520 million) in aggregate.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard Incorporated advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants. MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions, processes over 22 billion transactions each year, and provides industry-leading analysis. "
target: DataCash Group plc
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$520 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
8.2x
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18.0x
closed 2/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Barclays PLC, purchased Italian Credit Card Business from Citi

synopsis: Barclays has agreed to acquire the Italian credit card business of Citibank International Bank plc. Over time, Barclays intends to rebrand the acquired credit cards with its global Barclaycard brand.
buyer: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail and corporate banking, credit cards, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. "
seller: Citi (C:$63,902.00)
Citi is the most complete financial partner to corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors and governments in the world. Citi also provides a broad range of financial products and services to individuals through brand names including Citi Smith Barney, Citibank, and Banamex.
price ($mm)
$295
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closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Muthoot Pappachan Group, acquired Paymatrix

synopsis: The Muthoot Pappachan Group, one of India’s leading Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC), has acquired a 54% stake in Paymatrix, an online payments platform in India. Paymatrix enables individuals and businesses to pay all their expenses and bills online using their credit card.
buyer: Muthoot Pappachan Group
The Muthoot Pappachan Group is one of India’s leading Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC). Muthoot offers various financial services though their flagship company, Muthoot FinCorp. They provide services for gold loans, home loans, small business loans, insurance, money transfer and more. "
target: Paymatrix
Paymatrix is an online payments platform in India. Paymatrix enables individuals and businesses to better manage cash-crunches and unanticipated expenses by facilitating short-term credit. Their platform allows users to pay all their expenses and bills online using their credit card.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Svea Ekonomi AB, acquired Payson AB

synopsis: Svea Finance AB acquires payment company Payson AB strengthening its position in e-commerce further. Payson has become a well known payment solution on the Internet and one of Sweden's leading providers of payment solutions.
buyer: Svea Ekonomi AB
Svea Ekonomi AB offers customized solutions within the fields of debt recovery, financing and sales ledger administration. "
target: Payson AB
Payson is Sweden's leading person-to-person payments company. For business, they provide sophisticated payment solutions with no fixed charges.
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closed 8/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Elavon, purchased Merchant Card Processing Business from MB Financial Bank, N.A.

synopsis: Financial holding company MB Financial Inc said it sold its merchant card processing business to Elavon, a wholly owned unit of U.S. Bancorp.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. "
seller: MB Financial Bank, N.A. (MBFI:$518.69)
With over $8 billion in assets, MB Financial, Inc. has grown substantially over the past several years. MB Financial, Inc. is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank in Chicago.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 5/11/2009 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired PayPassage, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc., a leading provider of merchant payment processing services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PayPassage, Inc. PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: PayPassage, Inc.
PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
price ($mm)
$2.48
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payments solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's stockholders will receive $34 per share in cash.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 6/13/2006 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH

synopsis: First Data International, a leader in electronic commerce and payment services around the world, has completed the acquisition of GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH, Germany's leading processor of cashless, card-based payment transactions.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH
As leading service provider in the German speaking region, GZS Group arranges for the professional processing of cashless and card-based payments and offers innovative services in the area of intelligent transaction processing.
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closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired Charge.com, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc. ("Pipeline") announced today that it has completed a $15 million debt financing arrangement led by Sheridan Capital Advisors, LLC. The proceeds from the financing have enabled Pipeline to complete its acquisition of Charge.com, Inc.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: Charge.com, Inc.
Charge.com has developed a comprehensive Internet-based sales organization which produced approximately 500 new merchant accounts per month in 2004. The company has experienced earnings growth in excess of 30% in each of the last three years.
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$17
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closed 7/1/2005 via Company Press Release

eFunds Corporation, acquired WildCard Systems, Inc.

synopsis: eFunds Corporation, a leading provider of risk management, electronic payments and global outsourcing solutions announced today that it has completed the acquisition of WildCard Systems, Inc.
buyer: eFunds Corporation
eFunds Corporation provides risk management, electronic payment, and outsourcing solutions worldwide. It operates in three segments: US Payments, US Risk Management, and International. "
target: WildCard Systems, Inc.
WildCard Systems is the global solutions leader in turnkey host based prepaid cards and custom stored-value products. The company offers an array of commercial and consumer stored-value products that are made available to end-users through banks and commercial clients. WildCard Systems is certified
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$288
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announced 8/1/2022 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., will acquire EVO Payments International

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, is to acquire EVO Payments, Inc., a leading global provider of payment technology integrations and acquiring solutions.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$8,690.01)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading pure play payments technology company delivering innovative software and services to customers globally. Their technologies enable them to provide a broad range of solutions that allow customers to operate their businesses more efficiently. "
target: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$517.39)
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across the globe.
price ($mm)
$4,000
rev ($mm)
$497
EBITDA ($mm)
$146
EV / rev
8.1x
EV / EBITDA
27.3x
closed 4/6/2022 via PR Web

Payroc, acquired Iroquois Merchant Services, Inc.

synopsis: Payroc, a global payments leader, has acquired Iroquois Merchant Services, a provider of electronic payment processing services. Iroquois Merchant Services provides credit card-based payment processing solutions and services for all industries. The company creates efficiencies in processes for payment acceptance, reconciliation and reporting.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Payroc
Payroc is a high-growth merchant acquirer, processor, and payment facilitation powerhouse processing $40 billion in annual charge volume in over 40 countries. Payroc offers best-in-class sales enablement and merchant processing technology, delivering full-service merchant acquiring solutions. "
target: Iroquois Merchant Services, Inc.
Iroquois Merchant Services is a provider of electronic payment processing services. Iroquois Merchant Services provides credit card-based payment processing solutions and services for all industries. The company creates efficiencies in processes for payment acceptance, reconciliation and reporting.
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closed 2/16/2022 via finextra.com

DNA Payments Limited, acquired First Payment Merchant Services

synopsis: DNA Payments, an independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK, has acquired First Payment Merchant Services (FPMS), a payment solutions provider in the UK. FPMS provides fast and secure card payment processing services to help UK businesses grow. They offer solutions for online payments, card machines, EPOS, and business finance.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments is a leading independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK. DNA Payments provides services to large corporates and medium-sized businesses. Their solutions range from high-tech POS-terminals to complex gateway integrations and custom online payment services. "
target: First Payment Merchant Services
First Payment Merchant Services is a payment solutions provider in the UK. First Payment Merchant Services provides fast and secure card payment processing services to help UK businesses grow. They offer solutions for online payments, card machines, EPOS, and business finance.
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closed 2/9/2022 via BusinessWire

DNA Payments Limited, acquired Card Cutters

synopsis: DNA Payments, an independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK, has acquired Card Cutters, a card acceptance and payment solutions specialist in the UK. Card Cutters offers the latest payments technology and merchant services available. They provide reliable card processing solutions for the countertop, Bluetooth, WiFi, and mobile.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments is a leading independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK. DNA Payments provides services to large corporates and medium-sized businesses. Their solutions range from high-tech POS-terminals to complex gateway integrations and custom online payment services. "
target: Card Cutters
Card Cutters is a card acceptance and payment solutions specialist in the UK. Card Cutters offers the latest payments technology and merchant services available to a wide range of businesses. They provide reliable card processing solutions for the countertop, Bluetooth, WiFi, and mobile.
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closed 1/27/2022 via BusinessWire

Paystone, acquired Canadian Payment Services, LLC

synopsis: Paystone, a leading payment and software company redefining the way merchants engage their customers and grow their businesses, has announced the acquisition of Canadian Payment Services (CPS), one of the fastest growing providers of Canadian merchant services.
buyer: Paystone
Paystone is a leading payment and software company redefining the way merchants engage their customers and grow their businesses. The company's seamlessly integrated suite of automated payment processing, customer loyalty, and gift card solutions are used by brands across North America. "
target: Canadian Payment Services, LLC
Canadian Payment Services (CPS) is one of the fastest growing providers of Canadian merchant services, which includes Credit Card and Interac Processing, Gift Card and Loyalty Programs, and Business Cash Advance.
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

FortisPay, acquired Swype at Work

synopsis: FortisPay, the leader in payment technologies to businesses and developers, announced it has acquired Swype at Work (Swype) and entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Net at Work, an affiliate company of Swype. Swype delivers a suite of credit and debit card processing solutions in a variety of ways.
buyer: FortisPay
FortisPay provides payment technology and merchant solutions to businesses and software developers nationwide. FortisPay’s technology platform, Zeamster, provides state-of-the-art connectivity solutions for hundreds of software developers and channel partners. "
target: Swype at Work
Swype delivers a suite of credit and debit card processing solutions in a variety of ways. Whether it’s in-store, online, or on the go—Swype makes secure credit card transactions quick and easy so entrepreneurs can keep moving their business forward.
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closed 1/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nuvei, acquired Base Commerce

synopsis: Nuvei Corporation, the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Base Commerce, LLC, a leading provider of integrated payment solutions. The acquisition will significantly expand Nuvei's product capabilities with a proprietary ACH (Automated Clearing House) processing platform.
buyer: Nuvei (:$537.20)
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. "
target: Base Commerce
Base is a leading provider of advanced payment processing solutions. Stakeholders in many areas of the payments ecosystem rely on Base’s comprehensive suite of technology and service offerings to ensure that payments are processed securely, promptly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
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closed 12/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Greater Sum Ventures, acquired fattmerchant

synopsis: Entrepreneurial family office and growth equity firm Greater Sum Ventures (GSV) has made a majority investment in integrated payment technology provider Fattmerchant. The funding will provide additional capital that will enable Fattmerchant to increase its investment in innovation and accelerate its growth.
buyer: Greater Sum Ventures
Greater Sum Ventures (GSV) is an entrepreneurial family office that invests its own capital in middle market software and tech-enabled services companies. GSV works with select independent co-investing partners to build platforms of technology companies that revolutionize the industries they serve. "
target parent: Fulcrum Equity Partners
target: fattmerchant
Fattmerchant is an award-winning payment technology leader in FinTech. The company’s Omni Connect offering provides independent software vendors the ability to integrate payments into their product offerings and operate as a payment facilitator via a single API.
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closed 6/2/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

zipMoney Limited, acquired QuadPay

synopsis: Zip has acquired US-based company QuadPay. a leading, high-growth U.S. installment provider that is disrupting the traditional credit card industry. QuadPay’s mission is to give savvy shoppers more freedom and flexibility with the option to pay in four interest-free installments over six weeks.
buyer: zipMoney Limited (ASX:ZML:$391.66)
zipMoney is the next generation in financial services providing innovative credit and payment solutions to the online retail sector. They employ the latest tools in fraud prevention, risk management and social scoring to deliver real-time underwriting. "
target: QuadPay
Launched in 2017, QuadPay is a leading, high-growth U.S. installment provider that is disrupting the traditional credit card industry. QuadPay’s mission is to give savvy shoppers more freedom and flexibility with the option to pay in four interest-free installments over six weeks.
price ($mm)
$269
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Web

Payroc, acquired Gateway Payments, LLC

synopsis: Payroc, LLC, a high-growth merchant acquirer, processor and payment facilitation powerhouse, announced it has acquired the assets and operations of independent sales organization Gateway Payments, LLC. Gateway offers services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
buyer: Payroc
Payroc drives commerce for its merchants with anytime, anywhere payment solutions. Payroc serves its referral partners and merchant clients with integrity as trusted advisors and recognized experts in payments, providing transparent pricing clarity while delivering exceptional technology. "
target: Gateway Payments, LLC
Gateway Payments has an extensive variety of advanced products and credit card services to support businesses and assist in their success. They offer services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
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2014
rev ($mm)
$0.78
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.16
Employees
4
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Ticker: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$31.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.36
EBIT ($mm)
$4.29
Net Income ($mm)
$3.72
Employees
45
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Ticker: ASX:SZL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sezzle
Sezzle
Sezzle is a rapidly growing fintech company on a mission to financially empower the next generation. Sezzle's payment platform increases the purchasing power for millions of active consumers by offering interest-free instalment plans at online stores and in-store locations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$114.82
EBITDA ($mm)
($24.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
280
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Ticker: LSE:PAYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paysafe Group
Paysafe Group
Paysafe is a global market leader in the provision of eCash payment solutions. The goal of its eCash division is to target simple and secure online transactions through prepaid and online cash solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,444.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$345.78
EBIT ($mm)
$81.65
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: CNSX:VYGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc.
Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc.
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$66.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.42
EBIT ($mm)
$20.45
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MoneyGram International, Inc.
MoneyGram International, Inc.
MoneyGram, a leading money transfer company, provides essential services to consumers who are not fully served by traditional financial institutions. MoneyGram offers worldwide money transfer services in more than 200 countries and territories through a global network of 345,000 agent locations.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,282.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$210.80
EBIT ($mm)
$94.50
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2269
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Ticker: OTCPK:GOHE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Payout, Inc.
Global Payout, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive and customized prepaid payment solutions for domestic and international organizations distributing money worldwide. Its FINTECH payment system is used for both online and mobile applications to minimize operational costs.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.41
EBIT ($mm)
$0.56
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: DB:1W4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newnote Financial Corp.
Newnote Financial Corp.
Newnote Financial Corp. is a diversified Crypto Currency financial services provider offering a range of services and thus a portfolio of current, near term and medium term profit centers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,553.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$360.13
EBIT ($mm)
$170.57
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5300
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$152.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.40
EBIT ($mm)
$2.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
740
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$63.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.90
EBIT ($mm)
$7.21
Net Income ($mm)
$6.01
Employees
415
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Ticker: SEHK:2318
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$159,378.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,223.54
EBIT ($mm)
$30,150.45
Net Income ($mm)
$18,493.28
Employees
376900
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Ticker: AXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Express Company
American Express Company
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$34,260.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,072.00
Employees
64000
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Ticker: NYSE:COF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$30,593.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$11,833.00
Employees
52000
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Ticker: V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$21,354.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$14,397.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,606.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,662.00
Employees
20500
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Ticker: MA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$18,884.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,464.00
EBIT ($mm)
$10,738.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SYF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial is one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. Through their partners’ over 350,000 locations across the United States and Canada, and their websites, they offer their customers a variety of credit products to finance the purchase of goods and services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$7,216.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,076.00
Employees
16000
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Ticker: GPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$8,690.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,170.84
EBIT ($mm)
$1,476.36
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$517.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$150.83
EBIT ($mm)
$67.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$31.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.36
EBIT ($mm)
$4.29
Net Income ($mm)
$3.72
Employees
45
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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: AIM:CPP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CPP Group Plc
CPP Group is an AIM-listed credit card protection and insurance assistance business process services provider.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$128.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.70
EBIT ($mm)
$6.12
Net Income ($mm)
$6.44
Employees
650
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Ticker: XTRA:WDI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wirecard AG
Wirecard AG
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,048.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$875.52
EBIT ($mm)
$732.98
Net Income ($mm)
$568.38
Employees
5685
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Ticker: ASX:ZML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services to consumers and merchants. They provide a variety of integrated Retail Finance solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses across numerous industries, both online and in-store.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$391.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($273.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($285.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1048
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Ticker: UEPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$130.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($49.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($53.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3079
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