Like Perka, Inc.

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 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Satispay, acquired Advisoreat S.R.L.

synopsis: Satispay, the popular digital shopping app, has taken over the startup AdvisorEat, an Italian company that has a dedicated app that selects and recommends the best restaurants to liven up a business trip or lunch. AdvisorEat is affiliated with more than 800 restaurants in over 40 Italian provinces.
buyer: Satispay
Satispay is a smart payment platform that enables individuals and merchants to send and receive payments. Businesses can accept payment from customers by integrating their in-store payment application to their smartphone, tablet, and PC systems. "
target: Advisoreat S.R.L.
AdvisorEat is an Italian company develops a dedicated app for professionals that selects and recommends the best restaurants to liven up a business trip or lunch. Members can accumulate points to be converted into gift cards, vouchers or charitable donations.
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closed 10/14/2020 via finextra.com

wiGroup merged with Yoyo Wallet,

synopsis: wiGroup has merged with Yoyo, the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
buyer: Yoyo Wallet
Yoyo is the fastest growing mobile wallet in Europe. Yoyo provides shoppers with an easy-to-use app that allows fast, secure mobile payment and automatic loyalty collection. Their platform enables retailers to identify their customers at the point-of-sale and better engage with them. "
target: wiGroup
wiGroup is a South African-based mobile rewards software company. wiGroup's mobile Loyalty & Rewards solution enables brands to retain and grow their customer base through real time transactional and event based rewards. Their mCommerce solution enables customers to order products from their phones.
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closed 7/30/2020 via PR Newswire

Trust Payments Ltd, acquired Mobilize Systems Limited

synopsis: Trust Payments, the global unified payments group, has acquired Mobilize Systems, a UK-based engagement and mobile loyalty platform. The acquisition enables Trust Payments to combine behavioral analytics with transactional data to offer enhanced product journeys for customers, improved payment options, and better insight for businesses.
buyer: Trust Payments Ltd
Trust Payments is a global unified payments group for global pay-in, pay-out, and customer journey technologies. The company helps businesses to optimise their sales and customer experience through facilitating speedy and seamless payments. "
target: Mobilize Systems Limited
Mobilize Systems is a UK based engagement and mobile loyalty platform serving the retail and hospitality sectors. The company provides seamless, data-rich services to merchants looking to capture and expand customer engagement and loyalty programs.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Majid Al Futtaim, acquired Beam Wallet Pty Ltd

synopsis: Majid Al Futtaim, a UAE-based shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure developer, has acquired Beam, a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones.
buyer: Majid Al Futtaim
Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 21 shopping malls, 12 hotels, three mixed-use communities, 284 VOX Cinema screens and 30 Magic Planet family entertainment centres. "
target: Beam Wallet Pty Ltd
Beam is a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones. Beam offers consumers a rewarding, convenient and secure way to shop.
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

GrubHub, Inc., acquired LevelUp

synopsis: Grubhub, the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace, has closed its previously announced acquisition of LevelUp, the leader in mobile diner engagement and payment solutions for national and regional restaurant brands.
buyer: GrubHub, Inc. (GRUB:$1,351.36)
GrubHub is one of the nation's largest portfolios of online and mobile takeout food ordering and delivery services. The company's platforms and services strive to make takeout better through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. "
target: LevelUp
LevelUp, based in Boston, is building next-generation mobile experiences for over 200 brands nationwide: empowering businesses to engage customers. LevelUp’s platform offers a broad range of customized functionality: mobile rewards, payments, native online ordering, CRM, and more.
price ($mm)
$390
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

GK Software AG, acquired Valuephone GmbH

synopsis: GK Software, a leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers, has taken over valuephone GmbH. Valuephone is a leading provider of mobile couponing, mobile payment and mobile loyalty services in Germany.
buyer: GK Software AG (DB:GKS:$109.94)
GK Software AG has become the leading store solution provider to Europe’s largest retailers with stores around the globe. Currently in over 40 countries, GK Software continues to expand along with their customers throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. "
target: Valuephone GmbH
Valuephone is a leading provider of mobile couponing, mobile payment and mobile loyalty services in Germany. The software company develops innovative applications for mobile marketing and loyalty management for a variety of retail and other businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 1/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Wix.com Ltd, will acquire flok

synopsis: Wix.com Ltd. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire flok, a customer loyalty and engagement platform. flok's solutions are designed to increase customer value, generate organic referrals and boost small and medium businesses' online presence and reputation.
buyer: Wix.com Ltd (WIX:$1,076.88)
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute. "
target: flok
flok connects merchants and their customers, powering lasting and rewarding relationships. It's marketing platform facilitates interactive conversations, loyalty rewards, automated engagement workflows and unique mobile purchase experiences.
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closed 8/20/2015 via BusinessWire

Raise, acquired Tastebud Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Raise, a marketplace that enables members to purchase gift cards below face value and sell unwanted gift cards for cash, announced the acquisition of Tastebud Technologies. The company is a leading developer of predictive technologies that create customized mobile shopping experiences based on a user’s style sensibilities.
buyer: Raise
Raise extends the buying power of consumers through the largest and most trusted gift card marketplace in the world. Members can purchase gift cards at prices below face value and use the full value of the card as payment for everyday purchases, as well as sell gift cards for cash. "
target: Tastebud Technologies, Inc.
Tastebud Technologies, Inc. builds mobile experiences that personalize the world around the user. The Tastebud Retail platform helps drive sales at brick-and-mortar shopping centers via personalized offers, games, loyalty programs, and beacon technology.
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closed 5/29/2014 via PR Newswire

GetOne Rewards merged with m2M Strategies,

synopsis: Fulcrum Equity Partners announced the merger of portfolio company GetOne Rewards with m2M Strategies ("m2M"), a fast-growing leader in franchise marketing technology headquartered in Buford, Georgia.
buyer: m2M Strategies
m2M Strategies ("m2M") is a fast-growing leader in franchise marketing technology headquartered in Buford, Georgia. m2M architects franchise marketing programs that deliver turnkey, sustainable ROI for franchises. "
target parent: Fulcrum Equity Partners
target: GetOne Rewards
GetOne is an emerging leader in the retail loyalty marketing industry. Its unique digital loyalty-marketing platform provides retailers a simple, integrated solution for rewards, data collection, CRM and mobile marketing as well as reporting on ROI and customer experience.
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closed 1/6/2014 via Market Wire

MeNetwork, acquired Yowza!!

synopsis: Spindle, Inc., a leading provider of mobile commerce solutions, announced that it has closed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Los Angeles-based Yowza!!, a leading provider of mobile couponing technology, through its MeNetwork subsidiary.
buyer parent: Spindle, Inc.
buyer: MeNetwork
MeNetwork is the world’s most powerful and flexible mobile marketing platform. It is revolutionizing both marketing and commerce by creating a marketplace where merchants and consumers connect in real time. "
target: Yowza!!
Yowza International, Inc. provides location-based mobile couponing application that provides consumers with deals and discounts through the application. Yowza International, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Los Angeles, California.
price ($mm)
$3.01
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announced 10/16/2013 via Market Wire

The SpendSmart Payments Company, Inc, will acquire SMS Masterminds

synopsis: The SpendSmart Payments Company, a provider of prepaid payment programs, announced it has agreed to acquire SMS Masterminds, an innovator in the rapidly growing mobile marketing industry. SMS Masterminds provides SMS-based Mobile Loyalty Solutions primarily to small and medium sized businesses.
buyer: The SpendSmart Payments Company, Inc (SSPC:$2.66)
The SpendSmart Payments Company, Inc. is making money smarter. The Company is expanding its prepaid debit card services from issuing its own cards to select user demographic segments, to the providing SpendSmart Program Manager services to third-party card issuers. "
target: SMS Masterminds (OTCPK:SSPC:$5.58)
SMS Masterminds is a business development company that provides SMS-based Mobile Loyalty Solutions primarily to small and medium sized businesses. Founded in 2009 by serial entrepreneur Alex Minicucci that is changing the way mobile marketing services are used by small and medium sized businesses.
price ($mm)
$9.82
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closed 4/30/2012 via BusinessWire

Catalina Marketing Corporation, acquired Modiv Media

synopsis: Catalina Marketing Corporation, the leader in precision consumer marketing, announced that is has completed its acquisition of Modiv Media, the industry-proven provider of mobile commerce solutions. Modiv solution was built on the premise of connecting the physical store with the shopper via a mobile device.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Catalina Marketing Corporation
Catalina Marketing Corporation owns and operates the world's largest, transaction-level, shopper-data warehouse - powering media networks to intelligently connect consumer packaged goods (CPG), health care, and retailer marketers with specific audiences. "
target: Modiv Media
Modiv Media, Inc. provides retail interactive media delivery solutions for brand marketers and retailers. Its multi-touch platform delivers consumer-driven media through in-store self-service solutions and on-the-go shoppers’ mobile phones.
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closed 12/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Fishbowl Marketing, acquired CLYP Technologies

synopsis: Fishbowl, the leading provider of a marketing and guest analytics platform to the restaurant industry, announced the acquisition of CLYP Technologies, a next generation mobile automation firm with a strong presence in retail.
buyer: Fishbowl Marketing
Fishbowl helps restaurants leverage data to drive predictable sales growth. Fishbowl's closed loop restaurant marketing SaaS platform is highly scalable and ingests data quickly from various sources, including email, SMS, social, online ordering, loyalty programs, reservations, and more. "
target: CLYP Technologies
CLYP Technologies is a next generation mobile automation firm with a strong presence in retail. CLYP integrates customer intelligence, a content relevancy engine and personalization to deliver full marketing automation across mobile devices, while offering real time messaging and mobile loyalty.
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closed 9/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Snipp Interactive Inc., acquired Ziploop

synopsis: Snipp Interactive Inc., a global provider of digital marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Ziploop, Inc., a company that develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers.
buyer: Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSXV:SPN:$13.44)
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment. "
target: Ziploop
Ziploop, Inc. develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers. The company’s application works on various devices, including phones, tablets, and computers. Ziploop was founded in 2013 and is based in Orinda, California.
price ($mm)
$0.50
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Goodbox, acquired SmartPocket

synopsis: Goodbox, a startup that connects users with merchants via an instant messaging app, has acquired loyalty cards management app Smartpocket. Smartpocket was set up as a mobile technology platform that connects offline businesses to customers. It can convert a mobile device into a singular channel for all card transactions by managing loyalty cards.
buyer: Goodbox
Goodbox allows businesses to create a storefront on its app, similar to a real-world store. It enables merchants to chat with customers, upload their product/services catalog for search and discovery, take orders and accept payments. The company claims listings for about 100 categories. "
target parent: Sol Primero
target: SmartPocket
SmartPocket is a virtual wallet mobile application that digitally stores cards such as loyalty and insurance cards. It provides details related to the cards such as redeemable points, travel miles and insurance coverage. It allows users to book services and manage payments from their mobile devices.
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announced 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sino Hua-An International Bhd, will acquire TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd

synopsis: Sino Hua-An International Bhd, a metallurgical coke manufacturer in Malaysia, will acquire TouchPoint International, Malaysia's leading smart city platform provider. TouchPoint offers a mobile app loyalty and community engagement platform designed to help brand owners, retail chains and organizations engage customers and community members.
buyer: Sino Hua-An International Bhd (KLSE:HUAAN:$181.02)
Sino Hua-An International Bhd (Hua-An Group) is a metallurgical coke manufacturer in Malaysia. Hua-An Group is primarily engaged in the production and sale of metallurgical coke and its by-products, including coal gas, tar, crude benzene, and ammonia sulfate. "
target: TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd
TouchPoint International is Malaysia's leading smart city platform provider. TouchPoint International offers a mobile app loyalty and community engagement platform designed to help brand owners, retail chains and organizations reach out to and engage customers and community members.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

moovel N.A., acquired Validated

synopsis: moovel NA, the leading provider of mobile ticketing solutions in North America, announced that it has acquired Validated, a technology platform that allows businesses, universities, retailers and restaurants to subsidize transportation for customers and employees.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: moovel N.A.
moovel North America offers cities, public transit agencies and users access to multimodal transportation options through simple smartphone applications. A pioneer in Mobility-as-a-Service and the leading provider of mobile ticketing solutions, moovel NA simplifies the travel experience. "
target: Validated
Validated offers a patented technology platform that allows businesses to generate footfall and build customer loyalty through subsidized transportation options. Validated offers services in Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco.
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closed 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Resy, acquired Servy

synopsis: Resy, a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality, has acquired Servy, a next-generation mystery shopping, private feedback, and market research platform for restaurants.
buyer: Resy
Resy is a SaaS restaurant reservation tool that uses technology to redefine hospitality by offering a cutting edge real-time cloud-based system with flat pricing, resetting industry expectations about how much value restaurants should expect from technology partners. "
target: Servy
Servy is a next gen mystery dining platform. Their mobile app empowers a community of frequent diners and hospitality experts to complete private, customized restaurant evaluations.
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closed 7/25/2013 via PR Web

Qless, acquired TurnStar

synopsis: QLess, Inc., the world’s first mobile queuing solution provider, replacing physical lines in waiting areas with virtual, mobile, interactive queues, has announced its acquisition of the assets of Textaurant Corporation. Textaurant Corporation created its flagship product, TurnStar, to reward people for the time they have to spend waiting.
buyer: Qless
The QLess mission is eliminating waiting in line. QLess is attuned to the fact that the average person spends two years of their life waiting in line, and has created a way for individuals to receive the services they need without having to waste valuable time. "
target: TurnStar
Textaurant Corporation created its flagship product, TurnStar, to reward people for the time they have to spend waiting. TurnStar is an online wait list and customer engagement system. TurnStar makes waiting more tolerable for patrons and a source of loyalty for businesses.
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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 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:$14,852.00)
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 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
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closed 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired CardConnect

synopsis: First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, has completed the acquisition of CardConnect, a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: CardConnect (CCN:$615.96)
CardConnect is a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations, from independent coffee shops to iconic global brands, accept billions of dollars in card transactions each year.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
$616
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
27.8x
announced 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, will acquire Acculynk

synopsis: First Data, a leader in commerce-enabling technology, has entered into an agreement to acquire Acculynk, a leading Atlanta-based technology company that delivers eCommerce solutions for debit card acceptance. Acculynk’s unique debit routing technology allows merchants to process online debit payments through the most cost-effective debit network.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: Acculynk
Acculynk is a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, specializing in online payments and authentication. Acculynk's suite of software-only services secure bring PIN debit to online transactions and provide significant value to merchants, issuers, EFT networks and consumers.
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closed 9/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

First Data Corporation, acquired Spree Commerce

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Transaction Wireless

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Gyft

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Perka, Inc.

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Check Forte Processamento de Dados Ltda

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Deecal International Ltd

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

First Data Corporation, acquired PolCard S.A.

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

First Data Corporation, acquired FundsXpress Financial Network, Inc.

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

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payments solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's stockholders will receive $34 per share in cash.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
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 $20 billion of assets under management in a range of sectors including technology, media and telecommunications, consumer and retail, industrial, healthcare, financial services, energy and real estate. "
target parent: First Data Corporation
target: Network Easycash GmbH
easycash has been providing card-based payment solutions at the point of sale since 1992. As Germany’s leading point of sale (POS) Network Service Provider, the company has built its success around providing its customers with services and products tailored to their specific needs.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/11/2006 via

First Data Corporation, acquired Argencard

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

First Data Corporation, acquired Peace Software

synopsis: First Data Corp., a global leader in electronic commerce payments services, has completed its acquisition of Peace Software, a leading Customer Information System product company that develops advanced software for managing utility billing and customer care. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: Peace Software
The world's leading utility customer information software developer. Peace ™, the company's flagship software product, is installed at major utilities in 35 regulated and competitive energy markets for billing and customer relationship management of millions of electric, gas and water customers.
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: Fiserv, a global leader in financial services technology solutions, has acquired First Data Corporation, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology. The company is dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$14,852.00)
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 (:$537.20)
Montreal-based Nuvei is the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. Its proprietary platform offers direct connections to all major payment card schemes worldwide, supports 450 local and alternative payment methods, and nearly 150 currencies. "
target: Base Commerce
Base is a leading provider of advanced payment processing solutions. Stakeholders in many areas of the payments ecosystem rely on Base’s comprehensive suite of technology and service offerings to ensure that payments are processed securely, promptly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$163.09)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: APS Payments
APS, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mesa, AZ, is an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
price ($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:$152.34)
Charge Payment, LLC is a credit and debit card transaction processing company focused on providing processing services to merchants throughout the U.S. The company was formed to complete the acquisition of the assets of Trust One Payment Services, Inc. "
target: US Data Capture, Inc.
US Data Capture provides a broad range of payment processing services. As a technology focused payment processor, USDC has differentiated itself by providing superior service and support to its credit card accepting merchants.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Natixis, acquired PayPlug

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

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

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

TA Associates, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced that in conjunction with company management it has completed a majority recapitalization of BluePay Processing, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing services to merchants in the United States and Canada.
buyer: TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 425 companies globally and has raised $18 billion in capital. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: BluePay, Inc.
Providing the highest level of data security in the industry, BluePay makes U.S. and Canadian credit card processing simple and fast. BluePay is a full-service credit card processor based in Naperville, Illinois, with offices and data centers located across the U.S.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 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 ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

MiCamp Solutions, acquired American Bank Payments, LLC

synopsis: Merchant services provider MiCamp Solutions has purchased payments processing company American Bank Payments. An independent sales organization (ISO), American Bank Payments works with numerous retailers and strives to offer payments processing and other business solutions in U.S. industries.
buyer: MiCamp Solutions
MiCamp Solutions is one of the nation's leading credit and debit card processing providers. They are centered in Phoenix, AZ and work with all types of businesses across the country. "
target: American Bank Payments, LLC
America Bank Payments is America's premier payment processing and business solutions specialists, committed to helping their customers business reach new levels of success. They provide their clients with industry leading levels of customer service and merchant satisfaction.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Payroc, acquired Retriever Merchant Solutions

synopsis: Payroc, a leading merchant acquirer and global payment processing organization, has acquired Select Merchant Services, Inc. (d/b/a/ Retriever Merchant Solutions or “Retriever”). Retriever Merchant Solutions is an industry-leading, national provider of payment processing systems and support services.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Payroc
Payroc is a high-growth international merchant acquirer, payment facilitator, and processing powerhouse operating in 46 countries. Payroc offers best-in-class sales enablement and merchant processing technology, delivering proprietary, innovative, and full-service merchant acquiring solutions. "
target parent: Fidelity National Financial
target: Retriever Merchant Solutions
Retriever Merchant Solutions is an industry-leading, national provider of payment processing systems and support services. Headquartered in Munster, IN, they are proud to serve retail, wholesale, jewelry, restaurant, service, professional associations and Internet businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Quisitive, acquired BankCard USA

synopsis: Quisitive Technology Solutions Inc., a premier Microsoft Solutions Provider, has completed its acquisition of BankCard USA Merchant Services, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end electronic payment products and services.
buyer: Quisitive (TSXV:QUIS:$42.10)
Quisitive is a Microsoft solutions provider that helps enterprise organizations operate in the Microsoft cloud: Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft O365. Quisitive also provides proprietary SaaS solutions from other technology partners that complement the Microsoft platform. "
target: BankCard USA
BankCard USA is a leading provider of end-to-end electronic payment products and services. They process all forms of electronic transactions—credit, debit, electronic check, electronic funds transfer and alternative payments.
price ($mm)
$165
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
6.4x
EV / EBITDA
16.9x
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

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Ticker: TSXV:AKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ackroo Inc.
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty processing solutions to help businesses attract, retain and grow their customers and their revenues. Their solution can process gift card & loyalty transactions at the point-of-sale and provide merchants with important administrative and marketing data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.94
EBIT ($mm)
($0.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:MFON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobivity
Mobivity
Mobivity helps restaurant and retail brands realize their strategy of growing their business by increasing customer frequency, engagement, and spend.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: HUBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot is the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Over 13,500 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$817.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($31.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($50.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3981
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Ticker: DXM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dex Media, Inc.
Dex Media, Inc.
Dex Media, Inc. is the leading provider of marketing solutions for local businesses. They partner with local businesses across the U.S. to help them get found, get chosen, and get talked about. Dex Media offers website, print, mobile, social media, and search engine marketing solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,207.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$316.98
EBIT ($mm)
$181.02
Net Income ($mm)
$37.37
Employees
2411
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Ticker: SLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slyce
Slyce
Slyce is a visual search technology company based in Toronto, Ontario and is engaged in the business of providing advanced visual search software that allows consumers to purchase products at the moment they discover them - in the real world and online.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Ticker: TASE:ALMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Algomizer
Algomizer is an Internet Technology company that specializes in developing online marketing tools for SMB's. Their expert team of developers, analysts and online advertising experts develop innovative algorithmic tools for online advertising campaigns.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2710
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Ticker: AIM:INCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc
Incadea Plc is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions and services to the global automotive retail and wholesale market. With a proven industry focus and expertise, incadea is the vendor of choice for car manufacturers and their dealer networks around the world.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$54.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.74
EBIT ($mm)
$3.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
490
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Ticker: OTCPK:BYOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beyond Commerce, Inc.
Beyond Commerce, Inc.
Beyond Commerce is focused on business combinations of “big data” companies in the global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies and related services space. The Company’s objective is to develop and deploy disruptive strategic software technology that will build on organic growth potential.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: TSXV:ITM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intema Solutions
Intema Solutions
Intema is a publicly traded holding company that specializes in holding technological businesses in various technology sectors. They offer services in predictive marketing, behavioral email campaigns and custom integrations all aimed at helping optimize all client's business needs.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SHSP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SharpSpring
SharpSpring
SharpSpring, Inc. is a rapidly growing, global provider of cloud-based marketing automation solutions that enable businesses to improve lead generation and engagement to drive more sales. The company’s product lines include SharpSpring and SharpSpring Mail+.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$30.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.86)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
250
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.80
EBIT ($mm)
$2.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1.85
Employees
282
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Ticker: WSE:ALL)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ailleron S.A.
Ailleron S.A.
Ailleron is a Polish technology company that delivers innovative solutions. Ailleron's flagship products include iLumio; a state-of-the-art system the provides hotel services at every stage of a guest's stay, and Livebank; a virtual bank branch solution that lets banks better engage with customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$38.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.96
EBIT ($mm)
$1.05
Net Income ($mm)
$0.18
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:FPOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobi724 Solutions Inc
Mobi724 Solutions Inc
Mobi724, a global Fintech company, offers a fully integrated suite of multiple Card-Linked Offers and Rewards, Digital Marketing and Business Intelligence and Payment Solutions, which work with any payment card, on any mobile device and at any Point of Sale.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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Ticker: IIIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
i3 Verticals, LLC
i3 Verticals, LLC
i3 Verticals delivers seamlessly integrated payment and software solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses and other organizations in strategic vertical markets, such as education, non-profit, public, property management, and healthcare and to the business-to-business payments market.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$152.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.40
EBIT ($mm)
$2.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
740
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Ticker: CNSX:CNNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CannaOne Technologies Inc.
CannaOne Technologies Inc.
CannaOne Technologies is a financial technology company in Canada. CannaOne's mission is to develop, build and operate the next generation of digital payment infrastructure across the high-growth markets of Asia and the Middle East and Africa (A-MEA).
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: EEFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,491.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$463.88
EBIT ($mm)
$359.64
Net Income ($mm)
$149.93
Employees
6600
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Ticker: WEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing 9 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,553.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$360.13
EBIT ($mm)
$170.57
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5300
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Ticker: 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
2021
rev ($mm)
$7,975.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,177.58
EBIT ($mm)
$1,516.02
Net Income ($mm)
$863.89
Employees
24000
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$434.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$117.01
EBIT ($mm)
$31.58
Net Income ($mm)
$2.29
Employees
2000
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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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