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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Urban FT, Inc., acquired Wipit

synopsis: Urban FT Inc., a leading provider of white-label digital banking applications for bank and non-bank issuers, has completed the acquisition of Wipit Inc. Wipit is a well-known provider of digital wallet solutions to the MVNO market and is perhaps best known for its recent deals with Boost Mobile, Sprint Corporation and Pinsight Media.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT is setting the new industry standard in digital banking applications. Their solution operates as a light-weight technology layer that plugs in with an FI’s incumbent payment processor, and provides for all user data to be stored and maintained behind the FIs own firewall. "
target: Wipit
Wipit provides integrated mobile payments, financial services, and prepaid debit card convenience to undertake consumers. Wipit is partnered with Sprint, powering Boost Mobile Wallet and Sprint Money Express.
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closed 10/25/2012 via PE Hub

Ogone SA, acquired Tunz.com

synopsis: Online payment solutions provider Ogone has acquired Tunz.com. Founded in 2007, Tunz.com owns an e-Money issuer licence which was granted by the National Bank of Belgium. The acquisition of Tunz.com is a strategic milestone for Ogone, the worldwide specialist in online payment solutions.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Ogone SA
Ogone is one of the leading European payment service providers with more than 20,000 customers across 35 countries. "
target: Tunz.com
Tunz.com, founded in January 2007, is a mobile electronic payment issuer. Tunz is a unique open payment platform offering a wide range of innovative mobile payment solutions & applications such as contactless (NFC) payments, national and international person-to-person payments, and web payments.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

FINO, purchased Mobile Payment Services Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Nokia has eliminated its mobile payment services business in India by selling it off to a financial inclusion facilitating firm Fino. The acquisition of Nokia Mobile Payment Services in India will allow Blackstone backed FINO to foray into prepaid mobile payment space.
buyer: FINO
FINO is an integrated technology platform and delivery channel, enabling sourcing and servicing of world's micro customers on a large scale. FINO, with its leading edge solutions plays a key role in India's quest for developing branchless banking infrastructure. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
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closed 1/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Green Dot Corporation, acquired eCommlink, Inc

synopsis: Prepaid debit card provider Green Dot Corp. announced that it has acquired the assets of eCommLink, Inc., a Las Vegas firm that processes card payments for $2.5 million.
buyer: Green Dot Corporation (GDOT:$706.93)
Green Dot Corporation, a prepaid financial services company, together with its subsidiaries, provides money management solutions in the United States. The company offers general purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards, and cash loading and transfer services. "
target parent: Syntek Capital AG
target: eCommlink, Inc
eCommLink, Inc., a prepaid processor, develops and provides prepaid debit solutions for financial institutions and program managers. It offers virtual, transaction processing, custom program development, and cardholder services, as well as mobile commerce solutions.
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closed 4/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pine Labs Private Limited, acquired Fave Group

synopsis: Pine Labs, a leading merchant platform company in India, has acquired Fave, a smart payment app in Southeast Asia. Fave helps offline merchants to retain customers by using gift cards and vouchers. Their app connects merchants and consumers to deliver seamless QR payment experience and merchant loyalty cashback rewards.
buyer: Pine Labs Private Limited
Pine Labs is a leading merchant platform company in India. Pine Labs enables businesses to accept all forms of payments with flexibility, speed, and security. Their cloud-based platform powers over 330,000 point-of-sale terminals and processes over 550 million digital transactions every year. "
target: Fave Group
Fave is a smart payment app in Southeast Asia. Fave helps offline merchants to retain customers by using gift cards and vouchers. Their app connects merchants and consumers to deliver seamless QR payment experience and merchant loyalty cashback rewards.
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$45
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Posera Ltd.

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Posera Ltd., a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Posera Ltd. (TSX:PAY:$6.24)
Posera is a leading provider of hospitality technology in Canada. Posera manages merchant transactions with consumers and facilitates all aspects of the payment transaction. Their solutions include a pay-at-the-table application, a robust POS system, a kitchen display system, and more.
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$6
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announced 12/16/2014 via GlobeNewswire

FiCentive Inc., will acquire Akimbo Financial

synopsis: FiCentive, Inc. announced that it is acquiring substantially all of the assets of Akimbo Financial Inc. and expects to complete the acquisition in the near future. Akimbo is a social payments provider and prepaid card program manager. Akimbo endeavors to reinvent the prepaid card.
buyer parent: Payment Data Systems, Inc.
buyer: FiCentive Inc.
FiCentive, Inc. is a turn-key prepaid card solutions provider that quickly and securely delivers customized prepaid card programs for corporations, financial institutions, affinity groups or any organization that needs to deliver a financial incentive to their customers, vendors, or employees. "
target: Akimbo Financial
Akimbo is a social payments provider and prepaid card program manager. Akimbo endeavors to reinvent the prepaid card and its unique product offers a novel way to stay on budget, manage allowances and share money with friends and family.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ajua, acquired WayaWaya Inc.

synopsis: Kenyan consumer experience platform for businesses in Africa, Ajua announced that it has acquired WayaWaya, a Kenya-based AI and Machine Learning messaging and payments company. The company offers a range of services, from digital banking and payment services to financial services APIs and payment bots.
buyer: Ajua
Ajua, formerly mSurvey, was founded in 2012 by Kenfield Griffith. The company is solving a consumer data problem for African businesses to understand their business better and drive growth. Ajua’s technology integrates with businesses to measure and optimize their Customer Experience. "
target: WayaWaya Inc.
WayaWaya is a Kenya-based AI and Machine Learning messaging and payments company. The company offers a range of services, from digital banking and payment services to financial services APIs and payment bots. WayaWaya enables borderless banking and payments across apps and social media platforms.
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closed 5/10/2019 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Walletron

synopsis: ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has acquired Walletron, which delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. "
target parent: The Western Union Company
target: Walletron
Walletron, which is used by more than 6 million consumers in more than 100 countries, delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay. Its network of billing and payment partners manages more than 12 billion bills.
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$3.40
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
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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 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Zaggle, acquired Click&Pay

synopsis: Mumbai-based expense management startup Zaggle has acquired Hyderabad-based mobile payment solutions platform Click&Pay in a cash and stock deal. Click&Pay was founded in 2015 by Kalyan Karteek. It provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions.
buyer: Zaggle
Zaggle is an award-winning digital payments, cashback and analytics company. They help corporates and individuals enjoy gifts and experiences across multiple channels everyday. They are based in India. "
target: Click&Pay
Click&Pay provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions. It helps users to make payments in a smart way by providing them to find the best offers in their locality and cashbacks on successful transactions. Users can also send money to or request money from their pals.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Truecaller, acquired Chillr

synopsis: Truecaller, an app that users use to help identify and screen callers on mobiles, has acquired mobile payments company Chillr. Truecaller has retained Sony Joy, the CEO of Chillr, and has given him the responsibility to manage Truecaller's Indian operations as a Vice President.
buyer: Truecaller
Truecaller helps users know who’s getting in touch, filter out unwanted calls & SMS, and focus on what really matters. The company provides a suite of unique services such as a dialer that offers caller ID, spam detection, messaging and more. "
target: Chillr
Chillr is mobile payments company in India. The app allows users to transfer money to any contact in their phone book. Customers can also recharge their mobile phones and, DTH TV subscriptions and data cards. Chillr works closely with leading banks to make payments super simple, secure & instant.
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announced 12/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Glase FinTech AB, will acquire SEQR

synopsis: Glase FinTech AB, a company that represents a consortium of private investors, will acquire SEQR from Invuo Technologies AB, a mobile payments technology company. SEQR is a platform that enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes.
buyer: Glase FinTech AB
Glase FinTech AB represents a consortium of private investors. The company is led by Martin N Larsson. "
target parent: Invuo Technologies AB
target: SEQR
SEQR enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes. Users can transfer money at no charge, store their receipts digitally and save money by benefiting from offers and promotions directly linked to the app.
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$0.94
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Payconiq, acquired Digicash Payments SA

synopsis: Payconiq has announced that it is expanding its business footprint in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with the acquisition of the Digicash Payments application. Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: Payconiq
Payconiq, the 2014 brainchild of the ING innovation lab, is a European mobile payment initiative with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Hasselt and Luxembourg. Currently, over 35,000 shops are actively connected to the system in Belgium and rollout is imminent in the Netherlands. "
target: Digicash Payments SA
Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash. The Digicash system works in partnership with banks, shops, insurers and energy providers, among others, and its mobile app is used by one-quarter of the Luxembourg population.
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announced 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

klarna AB, will acquire Cookies Labs GmbH

synopsis: Swedish payment service provider Klarna has agreed to acquire the Berlin fintech startup Cookies. Cookies aimed to simplify mobile money transfers through their fast and secure P2P payment app. The Cookies team of 17 will join Klarna to work on unspecified new projects.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna offers safe and easy-to-use payment solutions to e-stores. At the core of Klarna's services is after delivery payment, which lets buyers receive ordered goods before any payment is due. Klarna assumes the credit and fraud risk so that retailers can rest assured they will receive their money. "
target: Cookies Labs GmbH
Cookies is a Berlin-based FinTech startup, set to develop Europe’s fastest and most secure P2P payment app. Cookies is the fastest and most secure way to pay friends, and it’s incredibly convenient. Users can pay anyone from their address book and don't need IBANs, BICs or TANs anymore.
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announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$423.85)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
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$25
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$3
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announced 6/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brainworks Limited, will acquire NettCash

synopsis: Investment holding company Brainworks Capital will acquire the entire shareholding of mobile wallet company NettCash. NettCash offers services such as bill and merchant payments, salary and pension disbursement, airtime top-up, voucher distribution and ticketing, micro-finance solutions, electricity tokens, E-Commerce, remittances, and more.
buyer: Brainworks Limited
Brainworks is a Mauritius registered, investment holding, consulting and advisory company, focused on Zimbabwe and select markets in Sub-Saharan-Africa. They have built a diversified portfolio of assets in the Financial Services, Hospitality, Real Estate and Energy Logistics sectors in Zimbabwe. "
target parent: Mozido
target: NettCash
Based in Zimbabwe, Nettcash is the most comprehensive mobile money platform on the market. With Nettcash any existing phone can be used as a payment tool, no matter the handset or operator. NettCash services are delivered through a variety of channels and these include Secure SMS, IVR, WEB and USSD.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Paylo, acquired Ruplee

synopsis: Paylo.in, an offline payments platform, acquired Ruplee, an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
buyer: Paylo
Paylo is the easiest way of accepting all payment types - credit/debit cards, mobile wallets, net banking, mobile banking etc instantly from any phone. "
target: Ruplee
Ruplee is an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
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announced 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

DaoPay, will purchase Pay by Call Payment Business from Boku, Inc.

synopsis: DaoPay, a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones, is buying Boku's Pay by Call Payment Business. Boku is the leading carrier billing mobile payments company.
buyer: DaoPay
DaoPay is a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones. 2.7 billion people are able to pay with their patented technology. "
seller: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Urban FT, Inc., acquired Wipit

synopsis: Urban FT Inc., a leading provider of white-label digital banking applications for bank and non-bank issuers, has completed the acquisition of Wipit Inc. Wipit is a well-known provider of digital wallet solutions to the MVNO market and is perhaps best known for its recent deals with Boost Mobile, Sprint Corporation and Pinsight Media.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT is setting the new industry standard in digital banking applications. Their solution operates as a light-weight technology layer that plugs in with an FI’s incumbent payment processor, and provides for all user data to be stored and maintained behind the FIs own firewall. "
target: Wipit
Wipit provides integrated mobile payments, financial services, and prepaid debit card convenience to undertake consumers. Wipit is partnered with Sprint, powering Boost Mobile Wallet and Sprint Money Express.
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closed 7/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Urban FT, Inc., acquired CFC Technology Corporation, LLC

synopsis: Urban FT Group, a company that provides a digital banking and payments platform to over 700+ clients, the majority of which are community banks and credit unions, announced it has acquired CFC Technology Group, a leader in merchant Remote Deposit Capture (RDC) solutions and managed services for community banks and credit unions.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT provides a digital banking and payments platform to over 700+ clients, the majority of which are community banks and credit unions. Recognized as one of the most progressive and successful FinTech companies, Urban FT empowers clients with service, functionality, and UX. "
target parent: Wanke Associates, LLC
target: CFC Technology Corporation, LLC
CFC Technology is a leader in merchant Remote Deposit Capture (RDC) solutions and managed services for community banks and credit unions. They scale clients’ RDC programs to lower their costs and power up their engagement banking strategy.
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Digiliti Money, Inc. will be merged with Urban FT, Inc.,

synopsis: Urban FT Group, Inc., the industry leading SaaS-based digital banking platform, confirms that it has entered into terms to acquire the business and certain assets of Digiliti, a leading financial services technology company specializing in commercial and consumer remote deposit capture (RDC) and mobile money solutions.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT is recognized as the industry’s leading SaaS-based digital payments platform that enables any brand to seamlessly launch a branded Mastercard or Visa card, lifestyle mobile app and Web solution to complement its core business. "
target: Digiliti Money, Inc.
Digiliti Money is a leading financial services technology company specializing in commercial and consumer remote deposit capture (RDC) and mobile money solutions for banks, credit unions, and alternative financial services (AFS) providers.
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closed 7/18/2017 via BusinessWire

Urban FT, Inc., acquired iParse LLC

synopsis: Urban FT, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of iParse LLC, an Oregon-based tech firm and holder of a number of mobile banking-related patents. iParse technology enables native smart phone applications to efficiently and securely display content from traditional web sites without any server changes or development fees.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT is a SaaS-based digital payments platform that enables any brand to seamlessly launch a branded Mastercard or Visa card, lifestyle mobile app and Web solution to complement its core business. "
target: iParse LLC
iParse LLC is an Oregon-based tech firm and holder of a number of mobile banking-related patents. iParse technology enables native smart phone applications to efficiently and securely display content from traditional web sites without any server changes or development fees.
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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Urban FT, Inc., acquired Wipit

synopsis: Urban FT Inc., a leading provider of white-label digital banking applications for bank and non-bank issuers, has completed the acquisition of Wipit Inc. Wipit is a well-known provider of digital wallet solutions to the MVNO market and is perhaps best known for its recent deals with Boost Mobile, Sprint Corporation and Pinsight Media.
buyer: Urban FT, Inc.
Urban FT is setting the new industry standard in digital banking applications. Their solution operates as a light-weight technology layer that plugs in with an FI’s incumbent payment processor, and provides for all user data to be stored and maintained behind the FIs own firewall. "
target: Wipit
Wipit provides integrated mobile payments, financial services, and prepaid debit card convenience to undertake consumers. Wipit is partnered with Sprint, powering Boost Mobile Wallet and Sprint Money Express.
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closed 12/6/2016 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, acquired InAuth

synopsis: American Express announced it has acquired InAuth, Inc., a provider of mobile device authentication and intelligence solutions. InAuth’s technology is used by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, payment networks and merchants to reduce risk and identify potential fraud utilizing its mobile-first device authentication capabilities.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: InAuth
InAuth is the leading digital device intelligence company for a mobile-first world. InAuth delivers advanced device identification, risk detection, and analysis capabilities to help organizations limit risk, remove friction, and reduce fraud within their digital channels.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Bell ID

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Card Software Ltd which includes Bell Identification Ltd (Bell ID) and Ecebs Ltd. As part of this acquisition, the advanced mobile payment platform developed by Bell ID, along with the smart ticketing platform created by Ecebs, will be incorporated into the Rambus Cryptography Research Division.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Their chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of their customers. "
target: Bell ID
Bell ID software integrates with third party technology and simplifies the issuing complexities of payment, identity, loyalty and transit applications. Ecebs supplies smart ticketing systems to the UK transport markets, and their software meets the demand for cloud-based, secure ticketing schemes.
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closed 11/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Lock Trust, Inc., acquired Advisor TLC Inc.

synopsis: Lock Trust, Inc. announced the acquisition of Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC., a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Lock Trust was founded in 2013, providing core bank framework and a robust payment solution that will now offer One-Click Videos within the payment engine.
buyer: Lock Trust, Inc.
Lock Trust, Inc. is a startup founded in 2013 by a 25-year vet in the industry. The Company is based in both London, UK and Tampa, Florida. Lock Trust is a streamlined technology and payment processing firm serving individual consumers, small to large-market institutions. "
target: Advisor TLC Inc.
Phoenix-based firm Advisor TLC. is a high-performing Video Platform for global businesses in the merchant’s payment space. Advisor TLC is a video marketing and communication system which creates custom client experiences.
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announced 10/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Experian plc, will acquire The 41st Parameter

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The 41st Parameter, Inc, a leading provider of fraud detection services, based in the US.
buyer: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,171.00)
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: The 41st Parameter
The 41st Parameter Inc. provides Internet fraud intervention and detection solutions. Its products include FraudNet for e-commerce, which analyzes e-commerce transactions and determines the level of risk represented by the choice to fulfill it.
price ($mm)
$310
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$26
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closed 12/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Dubber Pty Ltd, acquired Speik

synopsis: Australia-based Dubber Corporation Limited has acquired Speik, a UK-based provider of call recording and PCI Compliance solutions. The acquisition furthers Dubber's vision of dubbing the world's networks and communications solutions to put AI on every phone, transforming voice data into a source of value for Enterprises and Governments globally.
buyer: Dubber Pty Ltd (DUB.ASX:$7.39)
Australia-based Dubber is the world's most scalable Unified Call Recording service and Voice Intelligence Cloud. Dubber allows service providers to offer call recording for compliance, business intelligence, sentiment analysis, AI and more on any phone. "
target: Speik
Speik is a leading UK-based provider of call recording and PCI Compliance solutions. The company's solutions cover fixed-line and mobile call recording, PCI phone payments, call archive services, live phone fraud detection, and real-time speech analytics.
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$29
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$9
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announced 12/31/2015 via PE Hub

MCI Capital S.A., will acquire Mobiltek

synopsis: MCI, one of the most dynamic private equity groups in Emerging Europe, is to acquire Mobiltek, the largest player in the aggregation of text message services. Mobiltek is also involved in developing IT solutions, with a focus on mobile banking and payments.
buyer: MCI Capital S.A. (WSE:MCI:$38.71)
MCI Capital S.A. is a private equity firm that implements early stage, growth stage and expansion/buy-out stage investments in CEE Region, Germany and Austria (DACH), in former Soviet Republics countries (CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States) and Turkey. "
target: Mobiltek
Mobiltek is the largest player in the aggregation of text message services. The company is also involved in developing IT solutions, with a focus on mobile banking and payments. Currently Mobiltek is a recognised expert in the sector of mobile financial services.
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closed 4/7/2014 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, acquired Metaforic

synopsis: INSIDE Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced that it has acquired Metaforic, a leader in the development of software obfuscation technologies and encryption-related security software for a variety of industries, including the mobile payment and mobile banking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
target: Metaforic
Metaforic Technology allows software creators to render their Applications and Data self-defending from the time it is released. Developers automatically integrate Metaforic into their own applications to protect them from subversion, theft, tampering, or other corruption.
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closed 10/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Bottomline Technologies, acquired SMA Financial

synopsis: Bottomline Technologies, a leading provider of collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions, announced the acquisition of SMA Financial, a London-based provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) connectivity to SWIFT for the automation of payments and financial messaging.
buyer: Bottomline Technologies (EPAY:$450.74)
Bottomline Technologies provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and banks around the world. The solutions are used to streamline, automate and manage processes. "
target: SMA Financial
SMA Financial was founded in 1995 and focuses on providing SWIFT related services and software. Headquartered in London, SMA Financial is the established SWIFT Regional Partner for the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands.
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