Like Concord EFS, Inc.

closed 2/26/2004 via PR Newswire

First Data Corporation, acquired Concord EFS, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corp. FDC, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment services, today announced that it has completed its merger transaction with Concord EFS CE. First Data now has more than 30,000 employees worldwide and by the end of 2004 expects to have more than $10 billion in annual revenues.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Concord EFS, Inc.
Concord EFS, Inc.. The Company is a vertically-integrated electronic transaction processor which acquires, routes, authorizes, captures and settles all types of electronic payment and deposit access transactions for financial institutions and merchants nationwide. The principle activities of the Co
price ($mm)
$5,605
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$2,128
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$565
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2.6x
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9.9x
closed 1/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Fintech, acquired EquityNet

synopsis: EquityNet announced that the platform operations and assets of the company have been acquired by FinTech.net, LLC which is owned and managed by C9 Capital, LLC. EquityNet is a recognized pioneer of crowdfunding and has operated one of the largest business crowdfunding marketplaces since 2005.
buyer parent: C9 Capital
buyer: Fintech
Fintech (Financial Information Technologies) is a payment and data solution for the alcohol industry. Fintech offers a secure, electronic funds transfer (EFT) payment system that ensures invoice payments are made on-time and in compliance with the liquor laws outlined by each state. "
target: EquityNet
EquityNet is a recognized pioneer of crowdfunding and has operated one of the largest business crowdfunding marketplaces since 2005. EquityNet provides access to thousands of investors and has helped entrepreneurs across North America raise over $500 million in investment capital.
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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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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

ARA Asset Management Limited, JL Family Office, acquired Minterest

synopsis: ARA Asset Management’s APM Property Management and John Lim’s family office have jointly acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based crowdfunding platform Minterest. Minterest is an online financial services solutions provider to borrowers and international investors.
buyer: ARA Asset Management Limited
buyer: JL Family Office
ARA Asset Management Limited is a leading APAC real assets fund manager with a global reach. ARA manages listed and unlisted REITs and private real estate and infrastructure funds in 28 countries. JL Family Office is the investment holding group of companies founded by Mr. John Lim. "
target: Minterest
Minterest is an online financial services solutions provider to borrowers and international investors. They combine the depth of the team’s finance, legal and IT expertise with the breadth of financial technology and robust credit assessment process to bring speed to lending for their corporates.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

C2FO, acquired Priority Vendor Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: C2FO, the world’s largest provider of working capital solutions, has cemented its position in India by acquiring Priority Vendor, the country’s largest early payment platform. With the combination of C2FO and Priority Vendor, Indian suppliers will receive a continuous flow of capital at costs lower than traditional financing alternatives.
buyer: C2FO
C2FO, the world's market for working capital and risk-free profit, is the only working capital exchange that allows companies to optimize their working capital positions in a live marketplace environment. "
target: Priority Vendor Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
As India’s largest dynamic discounting platform, Priority Vendor provides working capital solutions to Corporates and their Suppliers of raw material, packing material, transportation, and other services to unlock value out of the existing supply chain.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

CapitalTech, acquired Konsigue

synopsis: CapitalTech, a Mexican fintech company, has acquired Konsigue, an online community that has come to revolutionize the financial system in Mexico. It is the first financial factoring platform with collective funding.
buyer: CapitalTech
CapitalTech is the first Mexican financial institution specialized in the immediate injection of resources to the treasuries of importing, exporting and / or foreign exchange companies through access to credit and factoring. "
target: Konsigue
Konsigue is an online community that has come to revolutionize the financial system in Mexico. It is the first financial factoring platform with collective funding.
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closed 7/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Certify, Inc./Chrome River, acquired Emburse

synopsis: Certify, Inc./Chrome River, the largest independent portfolio of travel, expense and payment solutions, announces the acquisition of Emburse, a leading startup provider of virtual and physical cards for business expenses and vendor payments that provides virtual and physical credit cards with built in spend enforcement and expense reconciliation.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Certify, Inc./Chrome River
Certify, Inc./Chrome River is an independent provider of travel, expense and payment solutions. With spend management applications such as real-time expense reporting, integrated travel booking, time tracking, and accounts payable automation, they have transformed how organizations manage spending. "
target: Emburse
Emburse alleviates major pain points experienced in all businesses by providing virtual and physical credit cards with built in spend enforcement and expense reconciliation. Cards can be restricted based on budgets, merchant categories or individual merchant IDs, and even specific hours of the day.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Bank Frick, acquired Tradico

synopsis: Bank Frick, an enterprising bank which offers a range of services designed for financial intermediaries, has acquired Tradico, a platform that finance the inventory of their customers and pay the suppliers. Their customers gain time to settle the bill while they act as the middlemen of these transactions.
buyer: Bank Frick
Bank Frick is an enterprising bank which offers a range of services designed for financial intermediaries. The Bank has a wealth of expertise in the area of tailored fund solutions and specialises in cutting-edge blockchain banking services. "
target: Tradico
Based in Liechtenstein, Tradico is a platform that finance the inventory of their customers and pay the suppliers. Their customers gain time to settle the bill while they act as the middlemen of these transactions.
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closed 3/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Downing LLP, acquired Funding Empire Limited

synopsis: Downing LLP, an FCA authorized and regulated investment manager in the UK, has acquired Funding Empire, an online funding platform in the UK. Funding Empire connects new and existing businesses seeking loans, with individuals who want to lend their money out and get better returns.
buyer: Downing LLP
Downing LLP is a UK-based company that designs & manages investment products that help investors look after their financial wellbeing, while their investment partnerships support businesses in their ambitions. Downing has helped raised over £1.7 billion into businesses that make a difference. "
target: Funding Empire Limited
Funding Empire is an online platform in the UK that connects new and existing businesses seeking loans, with individuals who want to lend their money out and get better returns. Funding Empire allows businesses to borrow between £5,000 and £100,000, for a period of anywhere between 6 and 60 months.
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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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announced 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Circle Internet Financial, will acquire SeedInvest

synopsis: Circle, a global crypt finance company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SeedInvest, an equity crowdfunding industry leader and an SEC and FINRA registered Broker-Dealer. SeedInvest provides investors with access to highly ­vetted startup investment opportunities.
buyer: Circle Internet Financial
Founded in 2013, Circle is a global crypt finance company built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value. Through their app, Circle Pay, Circle makes sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology."
target: SeedInvest
SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that connects investors with high-quality startups. SeedInvest provides investors with access to highly ­vetted startup investment opportunities.
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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.
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$81
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closed 4/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Vogogo, acquired Crypto 205 Inc.

synopsis: Vogogo Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Crypto 205 Inc. Based in Canada, Crypto 205 is currently engaged in the business of mining for cryptocurrencies for its own account, as a service for third party customers and within mining pools, together with corresponding support services.
buyer: Vogogo
Vogogo provided web-based payment processing and related transaction risk services focused on cryptocurrency transactions. The Company owns certain rights and software for payment processing and transaction risk management services. "
target: Crypto 205 Inc.
Based in Canada, Crypto 205 is engaged in the business of mining for cryptocurrencies for its own account, as a service for third party customers and within mining pools, together with corresponding support services. They operate 2,625 cryptocurrency mining rigs, along with supporting equipment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
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0.0x
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announced 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

GLI Finance, will acquire FundingKnight

synopsis: GLI Finance agreed to acquire the respective entire issued share capitals of Funding Knight Limited (FKH) along with FKH's other subsidiaries. FundingKnight is an established crowdlender, blending modern finance with traditional values.
buyer: GLI Finance (AIM:GLIF:$10.79)
GLI Finance Limited (AIM: GLIF) originates and invests in loans, providing finance to small and medium sized businesses in the US and UK. GLI has invested in nineteen alternative finance platforms – all focused on the Small & Medium Enterprise segment. "
target: FundingKnight
FundingKnight is an established crowdlender, blending modern finance with traditional values. Run by a management team with a strong background in financial services, they launched their business in 2012. They enable investors to lend directly to British businesses, at a rate that works for both.
price ($mm)
$1.02*
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$1
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EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Indiegogo, Inc., will acquire Celery

synopsis: Indiegogo, the global crowdfunding platform, announced that the company has entered into an agreement to strategically partner with and acquire assets of Celery, a San Francisco-based technology company helping businesses of all sizes take pre-orders, crowdfund independently, and to continue selling before and after items are in-stock.
buyer: Indiegogo, Inc.
Indiegogo is the place for entrepreneurial projects to move quickly from concept to market, amplified by a community of backers who believe the world benefits when every idea gets an equal shot at success. Indiegogo empowers people around the world to fund what matters to them. "
target: Celery
Celery is a San Francisco-based technology company helping businesses of all sizes take pre-orders, crowdfund independently, and to continue selling before and after items are in-stock.
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announced 5/6/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lanzanos S.L. will be merged with Loogic,

synopsis: Loogic, an internet business blog, has acquired Lánzanos, an online platform which provides start ups sponsors to support their businesses. Since 2005, Loogic has published news about Internet startups in the Spain and Latin America sectors.
buyer: Loogic
Loogic.com is an internet business blog. Since 2005, it has published news about Internet startups in the Spain and Latin America sectors. "
target: Lanzanos S.L.
Lanzanos S.L. operates an online platform which provides start ups sponsors to support their businesses. The company is based in Ciudad Real, Spain.
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announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Fitch Ratings Ltd.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst's equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target parent: Fimalac SA
target: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data.
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$1,965*
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closed 9/3/2014 via Market Wire

The Hearst Corporation, acquired Kubra

synopsis: Hearst Corporation, one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies, announced the acquisition of an 80 percent stake in KUBRA Data Transfer Ltd., a leading provider of digital bill delivery and payment services with offices across North America.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target: Kubra
KUBRA provides customer interaction management solutions to some of the largest utility, insurance, government, financial services, healthcare and communication companies across North America.
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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 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Evolution Benefits merged with Lighthouse1,

synopsis: Evolution Benefits and Lighthouse1 have completed merging their companies to create Evolution1. Evolution1 offers the nation’s most comprehensive electronic payment, on-premise and cloud computing solutions for the administration of flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings accounts (HSAs), etc.
buyer: Lighthouse1
Lighthouse1 the nation’s largest web-based healthcare solution that manages HSAs, HRAs, FSAs, and Transit Plans. It is the only solution available that meets more than 1,100 unique benefit plan designs, simplifies the user experience, and satisfies workflow management needs. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Evolution Benefits
Evolution Benefits™, Inc. is the industry leader in innovative electronic payment solutions for the employee benefits market since 2001. Its principal products are the Benny™ benefits debit card and the PayDirect® software suite.
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closed 2/26/2004 via PR Newswire

First Data Corporation, acquired Concord EFS, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corp. FDC, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment services, today announced that it has completed its merger transaction with Concord EFS CE. First Data now has more than 30,000 employees worldwide and by the end of 2004 expects to have more than $10 billion in annual revenues.
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: Concord EFS, Inc.
Concord EFS, Inc.. The Company is a vertically-integrated electronic transaction processor which acquires, routes, authorizes, captures and settles all types of electronic payment and deposit access transactions for financial institutions and merchants nationwide. The principle activities of the Co
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$5,605
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$2,128
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$565
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2.6x
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9.9x
closed 10/25/2019 via BusinessWire

NXGEN, acquired BluePay Canada

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

First Data Corporation, will acquire Software Express Informática Ltda

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, announced that it will acquire Software Express. Software Express provides technology solutions to merchants of different sizes, including multi-acquirer EFT, multi-acquirer EFT POS, reconciliation, a payments gateway, and automated recurring payments, among other products.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and more than 3,700 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. "
target: Software Express Informática Ltda
Founded in 1986, Software Express provides technology solutions to merchants of different sizes, including multi-acquirer EFT, multi-acquirer EFT POS, reconciliation, a payments gateway, and automated recurring payments, among other products. They are based in Brazil.
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closed 7/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: Fiserv, a global leader in financial services technology solutions, has acquired First Data Corporation, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$15,065.00)
Fiserv is a global leader in financial services technology solutions. They're helping more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. Solutions that enable consumers to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year.
price ($mm)
$22,000
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$8,679
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$3,301
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2.5x
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6.7x
closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

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

First Data Corporation, acquired CardConnect

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, has completed the acquisition of CardConnect, a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: CardConnect (CCN:$615.96)
CardConnect is a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
price ($mm)
$750
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$616
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$27
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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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closed 9/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

First Data Corporation, acquired Spree Commerce

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Transaction Wireless

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Gyft

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Perka, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, announced the company has acquired Perka, provider of a smart loyalty program. Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Perka, Inc.
Perka is a mobile marketing and consumer loyalty platform that helps small to medium-sized merchants engage their customers with location-based smartphone apps.
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closed 11/1/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Check Forte Processamento de Dados Ltda

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in electronic transactions and payment services, completed the acquisition of Check Forte Processamento de Dados Ltda., a payment transaction processing company in São Paulo, Brazil.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Check Forte Processamento de Dados Ltda
Founded in 1997, Check Forte provides data capture, switching and POS terminal management and network processing services to banks for bill payment transactions. It also provides check verification services directly to merchants.
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closed 10/15/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Deecal International Ltd

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

First Data Corporation, acquired PolCard S.A.

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

First Data Corporation, acquired FundsXpress Financial Network, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corp. has completed its acquisition of FundsXpress, a premier provider of online banking and bill payment services for consumers and small businesses. FundsXpress has more than 500 financial institution customers, consisting primarily of community financial institutions.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: FundsXpress Financial Network, Inc.
FundsXpress delivers sophisticated Internet-based solutions to financial institutions nationwide. By combining transactional functionality with a comprehensive support infrastructure, FundsXpress allows financial institutions to meet the needs of their retail and commercial account holders.
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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:$4,715.61)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 3/2/2007 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Intelligent Results, Inc.

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

Warburg Pincus, acquired Network Easycash GmbH

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Argencard

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Peace Software

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

TeleCheck Services, Inc., acquired ClearCheck, Inc.

synopsis: TeleCheck Services, Inc., a subsidiary of First Data Corp., today announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of ClearCheck, Inc., a full-service provider of return check management systems for major retailers and supermarkets across the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: First Data Corporation
buyer: TeleCheck Services, Inc.
TeleCheck, a subsidiary of First Data Corporation, is the world's leading provider of paper and electronic check services helping more than 342,000 retail, financial institution, grocery and other industry clients increase profitability, reduce risk and streamline operations. "
target: ClearCheck, Inc.
ClearCheck, Inc., was founded in 1995, is a privately held company, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. The company provides receivable management services to major retailers and supermarkets throughout the United States.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Türkiye Is Bankasi A.S, will acquire Moka Odeme Kurulusu A.S.

synopsis: Turkiye Is Bankasi (Isbank), Turkey's first national bank, will acquire Moka, a digital payment services provider in Turkey. Moka provides online and mobile payment solutions for businesses of all sizes. Their virtual POS solution enables businesses to quickly and securely receive payments via SMS, e-mail, debit cards, and credit cards.
buyer: Türkiye Is Bankasi A.S (IBSE:ISCTR:$3,818.65)
Turkiye Is Bankasi (Isbank) is Turkey's first national bank. Isbank offers personal and commercial banking services. They also offer mobile banking, internet banking, telephone banking, and call center services. Isbank has 1,400 local and overseas branches and operates over 6,000 ATMs in Turkey. "
target: Moka Odeme Kurulusu A.S.
Moka is a digital payment services provider in Turkey. Moka provides online and mobile payment solutions for businesses of all sizes. Their virtual POS solution enables businesses to quickly and securely receive payments via SMS, e-mail, debit cards, and credit cards.
price ($mm)
$3.80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2019 via BusinessWire

NXGEN, acquired BluePay Canada

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

The Beekman Group, LLC, acquired Convenient Payments

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

Fiserv, Inc., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: Fiserv, a global leader in financial services technology solutions, has acquired First Data Corporation, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$15,065.00)
Fiserv is a global leader in financial services technology solutions. They're helping more than 12,000 clients worldwide create and deliver experiences for a digital world that's always on. Solutions that enable consumers to move and manage money with ease, speed and convenience. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year.
price ($mm)
$22,000
rev ($mm)
$8,679
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,301
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired CardConnect

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, has completed the acquisition of CardConnect, a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: CardConnect (CCN:$615.96)
CardConnect is a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
$616
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
27.8x
announced 12/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Senjo Group, will acquire Kalixa

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

FinTech Acquisition Corp., merged with CardConnect

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

FTV Capital, acquired Financial Transaction Services LLC

synopsis: Financial Transaction Services LLC, a full service provider of electronic transaction processing services, announced that it had secured a $50 million growth equity commitment from FTV Capital, a multi-stage private equity firm that invests in high-growth companies.
buyer: FTV Capital
FTV Capital invests in software, business services and financial services companies on behalf of its investors. Among them are several banks, such as Bank of America, Citigroup, KeyBank, which is based in Cleveland, and PNC Bank, which has a large local presence. "
target: Financial Transaction Services LLC (CCN:$615.96)
Financial Transaction Services is a full service provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, independent sales organizations (ISOs) and financial institutions.
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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 (:$338.49)
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 10/15/2019 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired APS Payments

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of APS Payments, an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$135.86)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: APS Payments
APS, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mesa, AZ, is an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
9.2x
closed 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: US Data Capture, Inc. ("USDC") announced that it has merged with Charge Payment, LLC. USDC was founded in 1991 and provides a broad range of payment processing services. Peter A. Gatof, President of USDC, and his team will continue to operate USDC in Rye Brook, NY, as a wholly owned subsidiary of Charge Payment.
buyer: Charge Payment, LLC (IIIV:$150.13)
Charge Payment, LLC is a credit and debit card transaction processing company focused on providing processing services to merchants throughout the U.S. The company was formed to complete the acquisition of the assets of Trust One Payment Services, Inc. "
target: US Data Capture, Inc.
US Data Capture provides a broad range of payment processing services. As a technology focused payment processor, USDC has differentiated itself by providing superior service and support to its credit card accepting merchants.
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closed 8/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

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

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

Natixis, acquired PayPlug

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

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

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

TA Associates, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced that in conjunction with company management it has completed a majority recapitalization of BluePay Processing, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing services to merchants in the United States and Canada.
buyer: TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 425 companies globally and has raised $18 billion in capital. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: BluePay, Inc.
Providing the highest level of data security in the industry, BluePay makes U.S. and Canadian credit card processing simple and fast. BluePay is a full-service credit card processor based in Naperville, Illinois, with offices and data centers located across the U.S.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Rocket Matter, LLC, acquired LexCharge

synopsis: Rocket Matter, a provider of cloud-based legal practice management, time and billing software, has acquired LexCharge, a tech-driven payment processing company for law firms. LexCharge provides secure and efficient integrated processing that helps law firms to reduce credit card fees, boost revenues, and improve collections.
buyer: Rocket Matter, LLC
Rocket Matter is a provider of cloud-based legal practice management, time and billing software for small to mid-sized law firms. Rocket Matter's all-in-one legal practice management platform provides law firms with all the tools they need to run a more productive and profitable business. "
target: LexCharge
LexCharge is a tech-driven payment processing company for law firms. LexCharge provides secure and efficient integrated processing that helps law firms to reduce credit card fees, boost revenues, and improve collections.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 11/16/2020 via Bloomberg

Nexi S.p.A., will acquire Nets Holding A/S

synopsis: Italian payments processor Nexi SpA will acquire Nets A/S, creating Europe’s biggest payments firm by volume. Headquartered in Denmark, Nets is one of the largest integrated Pan-European PayTech companies and a leader in the Nordic region. The deal will quadruple Nexi’s footprint in Europe, giving the company access to markets in 25 countries.
buyer: Nexi S.p.A. (:$1,808.17)
Nexi is the leading PayTech Company in Italy and operates in partnership with over 150 partner banks. The company operates in three areas, Merchant Services & Solutions, Cards & Digital Payments, and Digital Banking Solutions. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Nets Holding A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Nets is one of the largest integrated Pan-European PayTech companies and a leader in the Nordic region. Nets serves over 740,000 merchant outlets, over 40 million cards, and more than 250 financial institutions, and handles over €125 billion card payments annually.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,084 [$8,336]
rev ($mm)
$854
EBITDA ($mm)
$323
EV / rev
10.1x
EV / EBITDA
26.7x
closed 10/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Celero Commerce, acquired TransNational Payments

synopsis: Celero Commerce, a vertically-focused commerce solutions provider, announced the acquisition of TransNational Payments, a leading provider of electronic payments technology and business management SaaS solutions.
buyer: Celero Commerce
Celero is a full-service, integrated electronic commerce solutions provider powered by leading-edge technology, strategic partnerships, and business intelligence. The company offers payment processing services, business management software, and data intelligence to small and medium-sized businesses."
target: TransNational Payments
TransNational Payments is a leading provider of electronic payments technology and business management SaaS solutions. They are an industry leader in secure credit card processing, innovative payment technology and affordable full service payroll.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2020 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired CPS Payment Services

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, has acquired CPS Payment Services, a B2B payments and accounts payable automation technology provider that facilitates the issuance, execution, and reconciliation of virtual card, enhanced ACH, ACH, and check payments through an integrated software platform.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$135.86)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: CPS Payment Services
CPS Payment Services, founded in 2011 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a B2B payments and accounts payable automation technology provider that facilitates the issuance, execution, and reconciliation of virtual card, enhanced ACH, ACH, and check payments through an integrated software platform.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2020 via PR Newswire

VersaPay, acquired Solupay Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Versapay Corporation, the leader in Customer-Centric Order-to-Cash solutions, announced that it has completed a merger with leading payment services provider Solupay, which will further strengthen its AR automation and integrated B2B payments offerings. The combined company will operate under the Versapay name.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: VersaPay (TSXV:VPY:$5.88)
VersaPay is a Canadian Fintech company and leading provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions, enabling businesses to provide a superior customer experience, get paid faster, streamline financial operations, and dramatically reduce Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and costs. "
target: Solupay Consulting, Inc.
Solupay delivers electronic payment processing solutions to businesses throughout the United States. Solupay also has the ability to work with merchants that represent additional risk such as those in the ticketing and travel industries.
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Ticker: TSE:8591
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ORIX Corporation
ORIX Corporation
ORIX Corporation is an integrated financial services group based in Tokyo, Japan, providing innovative value-added products and services to both corporate and retail customers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$21,958.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,898.07
EBIT ($mm)
$3,691.53
Net Income ($mm)
$2,424.45
Employees
31035
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Ticker: TSE:8316
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and its group companies offer a broad range of financial services centered on banking. They are also engaged in the leasing, securities, credit card, investment, mortgage securitization, venture capital and other credit related businesses.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$20,674.25
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$788.29
Employees
86400
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Ticker: LSE:VTBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VTB Group
VTB Group
VTB Group is a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markets. VTB Group operates a large international network, offering a comprehensive range of services in more than 20 countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$8,371.11
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,741.19
Employees
96957
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Ticker: FITB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fifth Third Bancorp
Fifth Third Bancorp
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank, National Association, a federally chartered institution.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6,667.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$1,557.00
Employees
20283
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Ticker: SIVB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. They provide a full range of financial services to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,387.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$824.79
Employees
2836
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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
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,516.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$278.80
EBIT ($mm)
$176.90
Net Income ($mm)
$110.50
Employees
2590
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual plc is an international savings and wealth management company based in the UK. The group has a balanced portfolio of businesses offering asset management, life assurance, banking and general insurance services in 34 countries, primarily South Africa, Europe and the United States.
year
1998
rev ($mm)
$961.90
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$78.50
Employees
2250
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Ticker: SE:IJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intrum Justitia
Intrum Justitia is Europe’s leading Credit Management Services group and offers services designed to measurably improve clients’ cash flow and long-term profitability including purchase of receivables. They offer a complete range of services covering their clients’ entire credit management chain.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$577.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$118.66
EBIT ($mm)
$95.61
Net Income ($mm)
$61.58
Employees
3064
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Ticker: DB:HYQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hypoport Group
The Hypoport Group is a technology-based financial service provider. Its business model is based on its three mutually supporting business units: Private Clients, Financial Service Providers, and Institutional Clients. All three units are engaged in the distribution of financial services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$356.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.29
EBIT ($mm)
$36.20
Net Income ($mm)
$27.13
Employees
1831
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Ticker: KWSE:GFH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GFH Financial Group
GFH is one of the most recognized financial groups in the Gulf region. Its businesses include Asset Management, Wealth Management, Commercial Banking and Real Estate Development. The Group’s operations are focused in the GCC, North Africa and India.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$266.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$38.74
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:7148
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Financial Products Group Co., Ltd.
Financial Products Group Co., Ltd.
Financial Products Group (FPG) is a Japanese provider of financial services. FPG provides various financial products to high revenue generating companies and high net worth individuals. FPG offers lease arrangement, real estate investment, M&A, and insurance brokerage services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$250.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$137.63
EBIT ($mm)
$136.00
Net Income ($mm)
$96.76
Employees
262
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Ticker: PFMT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Performant
Performant
Performant helps government and commercial organizations enhance revenue and contain costs by preventing, identifying and recovering waste, improper payments and defaulted assets. Performant is a leading provider of these services in several industries, including healthcare, government and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$215.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$53.22
EBIT ($mm)
$43.94
Net Income ($mm)
$19.65
Employees
1479
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Ticker: TSE:7172
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan Investment Adviser Co., Ltd.
Japan Investment Adviser Co., Ltd.
Japan Investment Adviser Co., Ltd. provides various financial solutions in Japan. It offers operating lease, private equity investment, human resource, real estate investment, and wealth management services, as well as handles mergers and acquisitions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$137.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.31
EBIT ($mm)
$80.85
Net Income ($mm)
$46.53
Employees
93
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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)
$150.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.15
EBIT ($mm)
$6.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
740
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Ticker: EEFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,491.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$463.88
EBIT ($mm)
$359.64
Net Income ($mm)
$149.93
Employees
6600
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Ticker: WEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing 9 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,664.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$576.34
EBIT ($mm)
$390.57
Net Income ($mm)
$65.82
Employees
3700
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Ticker: BIT:TAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
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: USIO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Usio, Inc.
Usio, Inc.
Usio, a leading integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to software companies, merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, and card issuers. The Company operates credit/debit, prepaid, ACH payment processing and Payment Facilitation platforms.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$30.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
51
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Calpian, Inc.
Calpian, Inc.
Calpian, Inc. (CLPI), a publicly traded company, is at the heart of electronic commerce, with corporate offices in Dallas, Texas, operating centers in Georgia, New York and Illinois, and mobile payments emerging-market operations through its subsidiary in India.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: OTCPK:EXCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Excel Corporation
Headquartered in Las Colinas (Irving), Texas, Excel Corporation provides integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$15.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
156
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Ticker: KLSE:REVENUE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Revenue Group Bhd
Revenue Group Bhd
Revenue Group is a Malaysian cashless payment solutions provider. They are experts in providing fully integrated payment platforms for any business. Their platforms help banks and other financial institutions to reduce cost, increase customer retention and improve competitive performance.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.20
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.90
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:NOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatti
Novatti
Novatti is a global software technology company that specialises in unique payment solutions. Both through technology and services, Novatti helps economies, corporations, and consumers digitize cash transactions. Their solutions include digital wallets, branchless banking, mobile money, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$6.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: APCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp is an information technology company providing cloud services and merchant processing solutions with a focus in mobile payments. Their mission is to provide industry-leading cloud services and payment processing technologies to businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: GPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,454.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,386.18
EBIT ($mm)
$836.48
Net Income ($mm)
$473.00
Employees
11000
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Ticker: EVOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EVO Payments International
EVO Payments International
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$529.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$117.38
EBIT ($mm)
$25.41
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2200
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Ticker: QIWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qiwi plc
Qiwi plc
QIWI is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS. It has an integrated proprietary network that enables payment services across physical, online and mobile channels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$325.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.38
EBIT ($mm)
$81.02
Net Income ($mm)
$47.31
Employees
1375
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Ticker: PYDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Payment Data Systems, Inc.
Payment Data Systems, Inc.
Payment Data Systems, a leading integrated payment solutions provider, offers a wide range of payment solutions to merchants, billers, banks, service bureaus, and card issuers. The Company operates credit, debit/prepaid and ACH payment processing platforms.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$11.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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Ticker: ACIW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide
ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments company, powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software processes $13 trillion each day in payments and securities transactions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,006.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$162.63
EBIT ($mm)
$119.22
Net Income ($mm)
$62.39
Employees
3807
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