Like PlaySpan Inc.

closed 3/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Visa, Inc., acquired PlaySpan Inc.

synopsis: Visa Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of PlaySpan Inc., a privately held company whose payments platform handles transactions for digital goods in online games, digital media and social networks around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: PlaySpan Inc.
PlaySpan is the trusted partner in global monetization solutions for leading publishers and developers of digital media, online games, mobile apps and social networks. The company provides a global payments solution through its UltimatePay product.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$162]
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closed 3/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Visa, Inc., acquired PlaySpan Inc.

synopsis: Visa Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of PlaySpan Inc., a privately held company whose payments platform handles transactions for digital goods in online games, digital media and social networks around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: PlaySpan Inc.
PlaySpan is the trusted partner in global monetization solutions for leading publishers and developers of digital media, online games, mobile apps and social networks. The company provides a global payments solution through its UltimatePay product.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$162]
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closed 7/16/2008 via BusinessWire

Playspan, acquired PayByCash

synopsis: Silicon Valley based PlaySpan Inc. acquired PayByCash an alternative payment system for online games, virtual worlds and social networks. PlaySpan and PayByCash create one of the fastest growing commerce and payment services companies supporting game publishers’ need for a complete commerce and payments platform.
buyer: Playspan
PlaySpan™ is the game industry's first publisher-sponsored™ in-game commerce™ network. PlaySpan's patent-pending in-game search, commerce and micropayment technologies enable game publishers and developers to generate new revenues, acquire new users and extend the loyalty of existing users. "
target: PayByCash
PayByCash handles all the payment-related customer support, foreign exchange complexity and risk, fraud protection, and maintenance of a constantly growing number of payment system integrations, while providing simplified reporting and accounting to their merchant clients.
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announced 1/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., will acquire Plaid Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Visa Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Plaid, a network that makes it easy for people to securely connect their financial accounts to the apps they use to manage their financial lives.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa Inc. is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. "
target: Plaid Technologies, Inc.
San Francisco-based Plaid makes software platforms for consumers of fintech companies to connect with their banks and transact through application program interface (API).
price ($mm)
$5,300
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closed 7/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired Payworks GmbH

synopsis: Visa announced it has acquired Payworks, a next generation POS payment gateway technology. Payworks’ technology has simplified card acceptance by offering a pre-certified and easily accessible gateway solution which is significantly facilitating innovation in the integrated Point of Sale space.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
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: Payworks GmbH
Payworks develops and operates Pulse, a next generation POS payment gateway technology. Payworks’ technology has simplified card acceptance by offering a pre-certified and easily accessible gateway solution which is significantly facilitating innovation in the integrated Point of Sale space.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Visa, Inc., acquired Verifi, Inc.

synopsis: Visa has acquired Verifi, a leader in technology solutions that reduce chargebacks. Verifi’s dispute resolution tools combined with Visa’s suite of risk and fraud management services will save time and resources, provide data-driven tools to improve customer experiences, and create an end-to-end solution across every stage of the customer journey.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
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: Verifi, Inc.
Since 2005, Verifi has been a leader in the payments industry, providing innovative, end-to-end payment protection solutions that prevent disputes, eliminate chargebacks, and recover profits lost to chargebacks.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired Earthport plc

synopsis: Visa Inc. announced it has acquired control of Earthport, a company that provides cross-border payment services to banks, money transfer service providers and businesses via the world’s largest independent ACH network.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
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: Earthport plc (EPCUF.PK:$42.04)
Earthport provides cross-border payment services to banks, money transfer service providers and businesses via the world’s largest independent ACH network. Customers gain new levels of predictability, transparency and cost-efficiency without intermediary deductions or landing fees.
price ($mm)[EV]
$296 [$266]
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Advent International, will acquire Prisma Medios de Pago

synopsis: Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 51% of Prisma Medios de Pago, Argentina's leading payments company, from a group of 14 Argentinian banks and Visa International.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in over 340 private equity transactions in 41 countries and as of September 30, 2018, it had US$39 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Prisma Medios de Pago
Prisma Medios de Pago is an Argentinian company established in 2014 through the merger of Visa Argentina and Banelco and brings together more than 30 years of experience in the local payments market. Prisma is the leading payments company in Argentina and one of the largest in Latin America.
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announced 2/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Visa, Inc., will acquire Fraedom

synopsis: Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has agreed to acquire UK-based Fraedom, a Software-as-a-Service technology company providing payments and transaction management solutions for financial institutions and their corporate customers. The platform helps banks to differentiate their service, drive card uptake and improve customer retention.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa Inc. is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. "
target parent: Hogg Robinson Group Plc
target: Fraedom
Based in the UK, Fraedom works with banks to enhance their card programs and help their customers manage business spend through its easy-to-use spend management system. The platform helps banks to differentiate their service, drive card uptake, increase card spend and improve customer retention.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$47
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., will acquire CardinalCommerce

synopsis: Visa announced an agreement to acquire CardinalCommerce, an industry leader in e-commerce payment authentication. The acquisition will enable more secure, seamless payments, whether made through a browser, mobile app, or connected device, and will help Visa’s clients and merchant partners accelerate digital commerce.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
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. "
target: CardinalCommerce
CardinalCommerce is the pioneer and global leader in enabling authenticated payment transactions in the card-not-present payments industry, and the largest authentication network in the world.
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announced 2/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., will acquire TrialPay, Inc.

synopsis: Visa Inc., announced an agreement to acquire TrialPay, Inc., a privately held company with an offers platform that connects merchants with millions of consumers through targeted promotions. TrialPay has provided 80 million users with compelling payment options at more than 10,000 sites including Facebook, Gap, Trend Micro and Fandango.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
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. "
target: TrialPay, Inc.
TrialPay's transactional advertising platform boosts revenue and converts more customers for online merchants by placing targeted promotions around transactions. TrialPay presents customers with compelling incentives and payment options from name-brand advertisers.
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closed 9/10/2013 via Company Press Release

U.S. Bancorp, acquired Syncada LLC

synopsis: U.S. Bancorp has announced that they have acquired Syncada from their joint venture with Visa. Syncada offers payment automation solutions to businesses and banks. The company, through its financial supply chain network, provides solutions for automating payment processes to manage freight payments, payables and receivables process, and more.
buyer: U.S. Bancorp (USB:$21,235.00)
U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. The company provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. "
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Syncada LLC
Syncada LLC offers payment automation solutions to businesses and banks. The company, through its financial supply chain network, provides solutions for automating payment processes to manage freight payments, payables and receivables process, utility payments, and cash flow management.
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closed 6/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired Fundamo

synopsis: Visa Inc., a global leader in payments, announced that it is acquiring Fundamo, a leading platform provider of mobile financial services for mobile network operators and financial institutions in developing economies. Fundamo’s platform enables the delivery of mobile financial services to unbanked and under-banked consumers around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: Fundamo
Fundamo’s Enterprise Mobile Financial Services platform is architected for configurability and scalability to evolve with the needs of mobile subscribers to deliver increasingly compelling, tailored and differentiated mobile financial services as the market matures.
price ($mm)
$110
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closed 3/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Visa, Inc., acquired PlaySpan Inc.

synopsis: Visa Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of PlaySpan Inc., a privately held company whose payments platform handles transactions for digital goods in online games, digital media and social networks around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: PlaySpan Inc.
PlaySpan is the trusted partner in global monetization solutions for leading publishers and developers of digital media, online games, mobile apps and social networks. The company provides a global payments solution through its UltimatePay product.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$162]
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closed 7/21/2010 via PR Newswire

Visa, Inc., acquired CyberSource Corporation

synopsis: Visa Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of CyberSource Corporation, a leading provider of electronic payment, risk management and payment security solutions to online merchants at a price of $26.00 per share of CyberSource common stock, or total consideration of approximately $2.0 billion.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa Inc. operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. "
target: CyberSource Corporation
CyberSource solutions enable electronic payment processing for Web, call center, and POS environments. CyberSource also offers industry-leading risk management and payment security solutions for merchants accepting card-not-present transactions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,842 [$1,698]
rev ($mm)
$281
EBITDA ($mm)
$57
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
32.6x
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 6/29/2012 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:$4,733.31)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 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:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: Charge.com, Inc.
Charge.com has developed a comprehensive Internet-based sales organization which produced approximately 500 new merchant accounts per month in 2004. The company has experienced earnings growth in excess of 30% in each of the last three years.
price ($mm)
$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 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

WEX Inc., will acquire Optal Ltd

synopsis: WEX, a leading financial technology service provider, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Optal, a company that specializes in optimizing B2B transactions. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,664.84)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and business solutions across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target: Optal Ltd
Optal is re-inventing how payment processes work across complex industries. Optal helps companies boost profitability across a growing number of sectors. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,720
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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:$157.60)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: APS Payments
APS, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mesa, AZ, is an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
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EV / EBITDA
9.2x
closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Pineapple Payments, acquired CardChamp

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions, has acquired CardChamp, a credit card processing and merchant services provider.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions for merchants of all shapes and sizes. Its core payment gateway and suite of value-added payments tools are distributed by resellers nationwide."
target: CardChamp
CardChamp is a credit card processing and merchant services provider. Offering customized payment processing solutions, CardChamp’s processing solutions are tailored to meet the specific needs of merchants whether a small retail store, or widely established national chain.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alliance Data Systems, Inc., acquired Blispay

synopsis: Blispay, a financial technology company pioneering the next generation of point-of-sale financing, has been acquired by Alliance Data, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries.
buyer: Alliance Data Systems, Inc. (ADS:$7,709.50)
Alliance Data® Systems (ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. ADS creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Blispay
Blispay is a financial technology company pioneering the next generation of point-of-sale financing. Blispay is an everyday financing solution that customers deserve and merchants need.
price ($mm)
$7.70
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closed 7/19/2018 via PR Newswire

PAYSCOUT, INC., acquired Paywire Inc.

synopsis: Payscout, one of the fastest growing privately held global payment processing providers in the U.S., announced it has acquired Paywire, Inc., a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors.
buyer: PAYSCOUT, INC.
Payscout is a global payment processing provider connecting merchants and consumers via credit, debit, ATM, and alternative payment networks. Payscout offers payment processing solutions for brick-and-mortar and ecommerce transactions, and gives merchants instant access to 100+ countries. "
target: Paywire Inc.
Paywire, Inc. is a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors. Paywire's tools consolidate payment and software systems to reduce the scope of compliance and enhance security.
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announced 2/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Nippon Pay Corp., will acquire Goldex Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Nippon Pay Corp. a company that provides various cashless solution services for e-commerce shops, will be acquiring Goldex Co., Ltd., a company that develops and operates block-chain systems for electronic payment systems and electronic settlement markets through credit card transactions, electronic card payments, and application settlement.
buyer: Nippon Pay Corp.
Based in Japan, Nippon Pay Corp. provides various cashless solution services for e-commerce shops centered on China mobile payment solutions, WeChatPay, Alipay, and UnionPay. Their mission is to make Japan cashless as well as overseas. "
target: Goldex Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Goldex Co., Ltd. develops and operates block-chain systems relating to electronic payment systems and electronic settlement markets through credit card transactions, electronic card payments, and application settlement.
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closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Heidelpay, acquired StarTec Payment & Service GmbH

synopsis: Heidelpay, together with the growth investor AnaCap Financial Partners, has acquired StarTec Payment & Service GmbH. Based in Germany, Startec Payment provides product solutions and services for the handling of cashless payment transactions. The portfolio includes POS terminals for payments with girocard, direct debit and credit card.
buyer parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
buyer: Heidelpay
Heidelpay is one of the top-ranking providers of e-commerce payment services. It is headquartered in Germany and serves customers worldwide. As a full-service provider, Heidelpay offers all payment steps - acquiring, processing and collecting - with direct integration into over 50 standard shops. "
target: StarTec Payment & Service GmbH
Based in Germany, Startec Payment & Service GmbH provides product solutions and services for the handling of cashless payment transactions. The portfolio includes POS terminals for payments with girocard, direct debit and credit card as well as electronic voucher and customer loyalty systems.
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closed 1/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Clarus Merchant Services, acquired North American Merchant Services

synopsis: CLARUS Merchant Services has announced the acquisition of North American Merchant Services (NAMS) out of Asheville, NC. NAMS partners with financial institutions to offer credit card processing services for their existing and potential customers. CLARUS Merchant Service now services over 6000 merchants, including a number of Fortune 5000 companies.
buyer: Clarus Merchant Services
CLARUS Merchant Services, founded in 1999, is a payment services provider out of Gaithersburg, MD. CLARUS is dedicated to providing single-platform execution with a full suite of integrated future-proof products, value-added servicing, and in-depth management reporting. "
target: North American Merchant Services
Founded in 1996 in Asheville, N.C., North American Merchant Services has served over 2,000 customers across the Southeast with sales offices in Pigeon Forge, TN; Charleston, SC and Charlotte, NC. They partner with financial institutions to offer credit card processing services.
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closed 12/1/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Excel Corporation, purchased U.S. assets and operations from Calpian, Inc.

synopsis: Excel Corporation, a leading provider of integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the U.S. assets and operations of Calpian, Inc., a global payments processor.
buyer: Excel Corporation (OTCPK:EXCC:$15.73)
Headquartered in Las Colinas (Irving), Texas, Excel Corporation provides integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States. "
seller: Calpian, Inc. (OTCPK:CLPI:$28.00)
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.
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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired Infintech

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Infintech, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Infintech is a payment processor with an annual volume of more than $2 billion in credit card processing.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$338.85)
i3 Verticals, LLC is a technology and integrated payments provider for a range of industry verticals throughout the United States. "
target: Infintech
Infintech offers the latest payment equipment and cutting-edge technologies available. Payment processing solutions include retail, mobile and online terminals, integration with nearly all POS systems, smartphone payments and e-commerce and shopping cart integration.
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announced 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc., will be merged with CT-Payment Inc.

synopsis: Both SmartCard and CT Payments announced they have proposed to enter into a reverse merger upon completion of growth capital financing with SmartCard acquiring 100% of the shares of CT Payments, Inc. The company is North American leader in EMV compliant payment services and is Canada's largest debit- and credit-card processing company.
buyer: SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc. (OTCPK:SMKG:$0.19)
SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc. develops EMV Payment, Check21, Mwallet & Incentive solutions for Issuer & Acquirer Banks, Telecom & Global Enterprise with Retail and Ecommerce Merchant portfolio. "
target: CT-Payment Inc.
CT-Payment (CTP) has been setting the pace in electronic POS transaction since 2002. It is North American leader in EMV compliant payment services and is Canada's largest debit- and credit-card processing company to be fully independent of Canadian financial institutions and acquirers.
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closed 7/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Newtek Business Services, Inc., acquired Premier Payments Systems Inc.

synopsis: Newtek Business Services Corp. an internally managed business development company, announced that it has acquired Premier Payments LLC. The company is one of the Country's leading electronic payment processors, which powers billions of dollars of credit card and debit card transactions on an annual basis.
buyer: Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NEWT:$58.59)
Newtek Business Services, Inc.'s mission is to become the premier provider of quality business and financial services to small and medium sized businesses and to create value for clients and shareholders by cross-marketing the Newtek brand to its aggregated customer base throughout the U.S. "
target: Premier Payments Systems Inc.
Premier Payment Systems has over 50 years of experience in the bank card industry with an equally extensive background in risk management, leadership and sales management. PPS' vision has enabled them to form partnerships with the most well respected financial institutions in the world.
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