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closed 2/10/2016 via PE Hub

BluePay, Inc., acquired Billhighway

synopsis: Technology-driven payments provider, BluePay, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Billhighway, a software company specializing in integrated payment processing for associations and large not-for-profit organizations.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: BluePay, Inc.
BluePay is a leading provider of tech-enabled payment processing for merchants and suppliers of any size in the United States and Canada. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes B2C and B2B payments. "
target: Billhighway
Troy, Michigan-based Billhighway provides software that integrates payment processing for associations and large not-for-profit organizations.
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closed 10/14/2019 via PE Hub

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired Billhighway

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business services companies, has acquired Billhighway, a provider of integrated software and payment solutions to membership-based organizations.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business services companies. LMP partners with management teams to help grow their companies and build value for investors. "
target parent: Fiserv, Inc.
target: Billhighway
Billhighway gives chapter-based organizations the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across entire organizations. Billhighway's partner-centric approach offers clients flexible solutions to address challenges and achieve results that help them thrive and grow.
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closed 11/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Paya, Inc., acquired Stewardship Technology

synopsis: Paya, the provider of innovative payment solutions for businesses, announced the acquisition of Stewardship Technology Inc., a leading payments facilitator empowering nonprofits, faith-based organizations and educational institutions to make online giving and payment processing fast, secure and efficient.
buyer: Paya, Inc. (PAYA:$206.05)
Paya, Inc. provides innovative payment solutions for businesses. The company is rapidly advancing its platform and diverse set of technologies to enable flexible, easy to implement payment solutions that transform and grow businesses across industries. "
target: Stewardship Technology
Since 2002, Stewardship Technology has been empowering Nonprofits, Faith-based organizations, and Educational institutions through our cloud-based platforms making online giving and payment processing fast, secure, and efficient.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired DonationAlerts

synopsis: Mail.ru, a company that develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally, has acquired DonationAlerts, a company that operates an online platform for receiving donations during live broadcasts. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Russia.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally. Today, the company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), instant messenger services in Russia — Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ and more. "
target: DonationAlerts
DonationAlerts operates an online platform for receiving donations during live broadcasts. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Russia. DonationAlerts allows people to receive notifications when receiving donations from users.
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closed 12/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Infra Park S.A.S., acquired NOW! Innovations

synopsis: Infra Park, the world leader in individual mobility solutions, announces the acquisition of Now! Innovations. NOW! Innovations offers a software platform for parking and individual mobility services.
buyer: Infra Park S.A.S.
Infra Park offers urban mobility and parking services. It is based in Nanterre, France. "
target parent: AS SmartCap
target: NOW! Innovations
NOW! Innovations provides a payment and billing platform for parking, EV charging, bike parking, and other mobility services. NOW! Platform goes beyond simple payment solution, it provides the full business management for the service providers, asset managers, account managers and analysts.
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closed 10/15/2012 via PR Newswire

InComm Systems Limited, acquired On-Line Strategies, Inc.

synopsis: InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, announced its acquisition of On-Line Strategies, Inc. (OLS), a software and services company focused on processing complex, large-volume and high-speed consumer-driven transactions in mission-critical environments.
buyer: InComm Systems Limited
InComm is the industry leading marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products using its state-of-the-art point-of-sale transaction technology and payment solutions to revolutionize retail product sales and customer experiences. "
target: On-Line Strategies, Inc.
On-Line Strategies serves the merchant retail, financial services, and healthcare industries with retail payments and adjudication systems, loyalty and related value-add applications, strategic and technical business process consultation, and round-the-clock production support services.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

USA Technologies, acquired Vendscreen

synopsis: USA Technologies, Inc., a premier payment technology service provider of integrated cashless and mobile transactions in the self-service retail market, announced it has acquired the assets of VendScreen, Inc., of Portland, Oregon, a leading developer of vending industry cashless payment technology.
buyer: USA Technologies (USAT:$104.09)
USA Technologies, Inc. is a premier payment technology service provider of integrated cashless and mobile transactions in the self-service retail market. They provide cashless acceptance technologies including its NFC- ready ePort® G-series, ePort Mobile™ for customers on the go. "
target: Vendscreen
VendScreen Inc. is the industry’s leading manufacturer of retrofit touchscreen devices for vending machines. VendScreen devices are powered by a proprietary cloud-based computing platform that enables cashless transactions, dynamic product and nutrition information and on-screen promotions.
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closed 2/5/2014 via Company Press Release

Monitise plc, acquired Pozitron Yazilim A.S.

synopsis: Monitise plc announces the acquisition of Pozitron Yazilim A.S., a privately-owned mobile technology company based in Turkey, delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce solutions to businesses in its home market, the Middle East and internationally.
buyer: Monitise plc (AIM:MONI:$79.40)
Monitise plc is a technology and services company delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce networks worldwide with the proven technology and expertise to enable financial institutions and other service providers to offer a wide range of services to their customers. "
target: Pozitron Yazilim A.S.
Istanbul-based Pozitron, a leading business in Turkey’s Mobile Money space, powers next generation Mobile Money solutions for more than 30 leading enterprises acrossbanking, telecoms, retail and pharmaceuticals, including Turkish Airlines, eBay, ING,TEB, GlaxoSmithKline and Hepsiburada.com.
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announced 3/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fiserv, Inc., will acquire Pineapple Payments

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. has inked a definitive deal to purchase Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Pineapple Payments, a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions for merchants of all shapes and sizes.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$14,852.00)
Fiserv is a global leader in payments and financial technology. The company helps clients achieve best-in-class results through a commitment to innovation in areas including account processing and digital banking solutions, card issuer processing and network services, payments, and more. "
target: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions for merchants of all shapes and sizes. Its core payment gateway and suite of value-added payments tools are distributed by resellers nationwide.
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announced 3/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Lightspeed POS, will acquire Vend

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, will acquire Vend Limited, a cloud-based retail management software company in New Zealand. Vend makes it easier for retailers to manage and grow their business. They offer solutions for POS, inventory management, payments, customer management, ecommerce, and more.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Vend
Vend is a cloud-based retail management software company in New Zealand. Vend makes it easier for retailers to manage and grow their business. They offer solutions for POS, inventory management, payments, customer management, ecommerce, and more.
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$276
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announced 12/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Payoneer, will acquire Optile GmbH

synopsis: Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses to grow globally, will acquire Optile, a Munich-based tech company that streamlines payment acceptance processes for merchants worldwide. Payoneer's acquisition of Optile is another step toward building a platform that drives global growth for enterprises, marketplaces, and SMBs.
buyer: Payoneer
Payoneer’s digital platform streamlines global commerce for millions of small businesses, marketplaces, and enterprises. Payoneer leverages its experience and expertise to deliver a suite of services that includes cross-border payments, working capital, tax solutions, and risk management. "
target: Optile GmbH
Munich-based Optile is an open payment orchestration platform that simplifies online payment for global commerce. The cloud-based platform brings together the entire payment market, granting businesses access to any payment method and any payment provider worldwide.
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closed 10/3/2018 via Company Press Release

Silver Investment Partners, acquired ALVARA Cash Management Group AG

synopsis: Silver Investment Partners (SIP), an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has acquired a majority stake in ALVARA Cash Management Group AG (ALVARA), a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions.
buyer: Silver Investment Partners
Silver Investment Partners is an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Silver Investment Partners acquires both majority and minority equity stakes in companies with sales between EUR 5 million and EUR 100 million. "
target: ALVARA Cash Management Group AG
ALVARA is a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions. Their solutions enable their clients to better control the entire cash cycle and helps increase the transparency and security of payments while minimizing the risk of fraud.
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closed 3/14/2018 via PR Newswire

GI Partners, acquired Togetherwork

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced that GI Partners, a private investment firm, has acquired Togetherwork from Aquiline Capital Partners. Togetherwork is a leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient and increase revenues.
buyer: GI Partners
GI Partners is a private investment firm. The firm has raised $16 billion in capital from leading institutional investors across the globe. GI Partners' private equity team focuses on investments in the IT Infrastructure, Healthcare, Software, and Services sectors. "
target parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
target: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. Togetherwork serves charities, sports leagues and more.
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closed 9/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Braintree Payment Solutions

synopsis: Ebay’s PayPal has acquired Chicago-based payments gateway Braintree, in an all-cash deal worth $800 million. Braintree will continue to operate as a separate service within PayPal led by Braintree's Chief Executive Bill Ready. Braintree essentially powers and automates online payments for merchants and companies online.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Braintree Payment Solutions
Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage.
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closed 11/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Panoptic Security, Inc.

synopsis: Sysnet Global Solutions announced that it has acquired Panoptic Security, Inc., the U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation services to small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: Panoptic Security, Inc.
Panoptic Security, Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a U.S. based provider of PCI DSS compliance validation software and services for small and mid-size merchants, ISOs, acquiring banks and credit card processors.
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closed 10/10/2012 via PR Newswire

TransFirst, LLC, acquired CurveNorth

synopsis: TransFirst, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, has acquired substantially all of the assets of CurveNorth Corporation, a California-headquartered developer of software solutions for the merchant processing industry.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: TransFirst, LLC
A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and merchant customers' unique needs in mind. "
target: CurveNorth
CurveNorth, Inc., a software solutions company founded in 2004, is dedicated to developing solutions in the merchant processing industry. Its flagship product, Merchant-Flo, addresses the workflow issues faced every day in the merchant services industry.
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closed 7/23/2018 via Company Press Release

PayU Group, acquired ZooZ

synopsis: PayU, a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider, has acquired ZOOZ, a payments technology company in Israel. ZOOZ provides an open payments platform that enables merchants to connect with multiple payment providers and allows them to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider that delivers innovative technology that enables billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online. The company deploys more than 300 payment methods and PCI certified platforms to process 1.2 million payments every day. "
target: ZooZ
ZOOZ is a payments technology company in Israel that provides an open payments platform designed to enable merchants to connect with multiple payment providers. The platform allows merchants to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
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closed 1/5/2006 via PR Newswire

BitPass, Inc., acquired Yaga, Inc.

synopsis: BitPass, Inc., provider of the leading commerce platform for digital content and services, has acquired substantially all the assets of Yaga, Inc., a developer of payment and accounting solutions for content providers.
buyer: BitPass, Inc.
BitPass provides an innovative commerce platform that addresses the growing demand among digital content providers to efficiently monetize their online offerings. "
target: Yaga, Inc.
Yaga has developed a secure and reliable way to manage, sell, merchandise and deliver digital content, services and physical goods. Yaga's offering provides businesses with a more efficient means of reaching customers and prospects.
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closed 12/9/2005 via PR Newswire

Pay By Touch, acquired CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Pay By Touch (TM), the leading provider of biometric authentication, loyalty, membership, and payment solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of CardSystems Solutions, Inc. for $47 million in stock and cash.
buyer: Pay By Touch
Pay By Touch is the global leader in biometric authentication, personalized marketing and payment solutions. To date, patented Pay By Touch(TM) biometric services enable 3.4 million shoppers to quickly and securely access personal accounts. "
target: CardSystems Solutions, Inc.
CardSystems is a provider of end-to-end payment processing solutions focused exclusively on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized merchants. With customizable solution sets, state-of-the-art technologies, and value-added services, CardSystems helps clients improve bottom line results.
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cancelled 10/15/2005 via PR Newswire

CyberSource, cancelled an acquisition of CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: CyberSource Corporation announced at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time today that it had withdrawn its offer to purchase the assets of CardSystems Solutions, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia. The reason stated for CyberSource's termination was the inability of the parties to reach agreement in a timely manner that created severe obstacles to closing the transaction.
buyer: CyberSource
CyberSource is a worldwide provider of secure electronic payment, credit card fraud management, and verification software and services. Use our solutions to transact sales online, in contact centers and at point-of-sale and to fully automate the order acceptance process. "
target: CardSystems Solutions, Inc.
CardSystems is a leading provider of end-to-end payment processing solutions focused exclusively on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized merchants. From traditional terminals to integrated applications to e-payment systems, CardSystems delivers the right solution for businesses.
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closed 11/19/2020 via PR Web

Billhighway, acquired Impexium

synopsis: Billhighway, the leading financial and performance management solution for member-based organizations, has acquired Impexium, an association management solution. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
buyer parent: Lovell Minnick Partners
buyer: Billhighway
Billhighway gives chapter-based organizations the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across entire organizations. Billhighway's partner-centric approach offers clients flexible solutions to address challenges and achieve results that help them thrive and grow. "
target: Impexium
Impexium is a cloud-based membership management platform that supports the full range of association business and administrative activities. Impexium delivers a mobile-first, analytics driven platform that features solutions for membership management, accounting, sales, emarketing, and more.
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closed 10/14/2019 via PE Hub

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired Billhighway

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business services companies, has acquired Billhighway, a provider of integrated software and payment solutions to membership-based organizations.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business services companies. LMP partners with management teams to help grow their companies and build value for investors. "
target parent: Fiserv, Inc.
target: Billhighway
Billhighway gives chapter-based organizations the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across entire organizations. Billhighway's partner-centric approach offers clients flexible solutions to address challenges and achieve results that help them thrive and grow.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Web

Billhighway, acquired GreekBill

synopsis: Billhighway has acquired greekbill to create a partnership that expands and enhances the financial services and technology offered to the Greek community. Since their founding, Billhighway and greekbill have both built powerful technology platforms to support fraternal organizations.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Billhighway
Billhighway is a leader in simplifying chapter finances for fraternity and sorority organizations. They help chapters take control of their finances to increase visibility across the entire organization, increase revenue and collections, all while saving the organization time and resources. "
target: GreekBill
GreekBill is a leading internet application company catering to the Greek market to assist them with their financial and communications needs. They provide fraternities and sororities nationwide with billing, collections, online payment processing, budgeting, alumni donation web pages and more.
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closed 2/10/2016 via PE Hub

BluePay, Inc., acquired Billhighway

synopsis: Technology-driven payments provider, BluePay, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Billhighway, a software company specializing in integrated payment processing for associations and large not-for-profit organizations.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: BluePay, Inc.
BluePay is a leading provider of tech-enabled payment processing for merchants and suppliers of any size in the United States and Canada. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes B2C and B2B payments. "
target: Billhighway
Troy, Michigan-based Billhighway provides software that integrates payment processing for associations and large not-for-profit organizations.
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closed 10/14/2019 via PE Hub

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired Billhighway

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business services companies, has acquired Billhighway, a provider of integrated software and payment solutions to membership-based organizations.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in the global financial services industry, including related technology and business services companies. LMP partners with management teams to help grow their companies and build value for investors. "
target parent: Fiserv, Inc.
target: Billhighway
Billhighway gives chapter-based organizations the tools to automate and simplify operations while creating data visibility across entire organizations. Billhighway's partner-centric approach offers clients flexible solutions to address challenges and achieve results that help them thrive and grow.
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closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: First Data Corporation announced the successful completion of its acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc. from BluePay’s current owners including TA Associates and BluePay management. BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants, utilizing physical POS, CRM and ERP software integrations.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving businesses and financial institutions around the world. They help companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce by securing and processing their transactions. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: BluePay, Inc.
BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes business-to-consumer and business-to-business payments.
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closed 2/10/2016 via PE Hub

BluePay, Inc., acquired Billhighway

synopsis: Technology-driven payments provider, BluePay, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Billhighway, a software company specializing in integrated payment processing for associations and large not-for-profit organizations.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: BluePay, Inc.
BluePay is a leading provider of tech-enabled payment processing for merchants and suppliers of any size in the United States and Canada. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, as well as CRM and ERP software integrations, BluePay processes B2C and B2B payments. "
target: Billhighway
Troy, Michigan-based Billhighway provides software that integrates payment processing for associations and large not-for-profit organizations.
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closed 9/11/2013 via PE Hub

TA Associates, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced that in conjunction with company management it has completed a majority recapitalization of BluePay Processing, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing services to merchants in the United States and Canada.
buyer: TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 425 companies globally and has raised $18 billion in capital. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: BluePay, Inc.
Providing the highest level of data security in the industry, BluePay makes U.S. and Canadian credit card processing simple and fast. BluePay is a full-service credit card processor based in Naperville, Illinois, with offices and data centers located across the U.S.
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closed 10/4/2011 via Market Wire

BluePay, Inc., acquired Primax

synopsis: BluePay, a leader in credit card processing services, recently announced its acquisition of payment services provider Primax. Primax provides credit card and debit card services to over 100 community financial institutions, in addition to payment solutions for more than 5,000 businesses.
buyer: 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. "
target: Primax
Primax provides payment card (credit, debit, and gift) services to more than 140 community financial institutions throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Primax also services over 5,000 businesses enabling them to accept credit, debit, and gift cards for payment.
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closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired BluePay, Inc.

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

TA Associates, acquired BluePay, Inc.

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, announced that in conjunction with company management it has completed a majority recapitalization of BluePay Processing, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled payment processing services to merchants in the United States and Canada.
buyer: TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 425 companies globally and has raised $18 billion in capital. "
target parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
target: BluePay, Inc.
Providing the highest level of data security in the industry, BluePay makes U.S. and Canadian credit card processing simple and fast. BluePay is a full-service credit card processor based in Naperville, Illinois, with offices and data centers located across the U.S.
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closed 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.
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closed 12/20/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Fintrax, acquired Planet Payment

synopsis: Fintrax Group, a leader in digital payment processing for international shoppers, announced it has acquired Planet Payment, Inc., a leading provider of international and multi-currency processing services.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Fintrax
Founded in 1985, Fintrax Group is a leader in digital payment processing, providing international shoppers, merchants, partner banks and acquirers with easy, fast and reliable services. "
target: Planet Payment (PLPM:$52.98)
Planet Payment delivers secure payment processing services to leading banks and other payment services providers. The company offer banks and processors an industry-leading, secure and scalable processing platform.
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closed 1/8/2014 via PR Newswire

EVO Payments International, acquired eService S.A.

synopsis: PKO Bank Polski and EVO Payments International successfully completed EVO's acquisition of a 66 percent interest in eService, PKO's existing merchant acquiring business. Its telecommunications and IT capabilities also support the operation of a wide range of electronic data processing services.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$529.62)
EVO is in the largest privately held credit card processor and among the top ten largest non-bank acquirers in the US and Canada.EVO actively services nearly 300,000 merchant customers businesses of all sizes, in various industries, focusing on the small to midsized merchants. "
target parent: PKO Bank Polski
target: eService S.A.
eService serves Poland's dynamically expanding card transactions market. Its telecommunications and IT capabilities also support the operation of a wide range of electronic data processing services.
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closed 4/16/2013 via BusinessWire

TOT Money, acquired Unified Payments

synopsis: Net Element International, and Unified Payments, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment-enabling technologies announced that they have entered into a binding term sheet for Net Element International to acquire Unified Payments and operate it through its newly formed subsidiary, TOT Money.
buyer parent: Net Element, Inc.
buyer: TOT Money
TOT Money is a mobile payment processor and mobile commerce provider that facilitates the payment, aggregation and distribution of mobile transactions. Their clients include wireless carriers, content providers and merchants. "
target: Unified Payments
Unified Payments, which has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as the fastest-growing private company in America in 2012, is a leading socially responsible provider of transaction processing services and payment-enabling technologies to small, medium, and large merchants across the United States.
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$24
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closed 1/2/2013 via BusinessWire

Charge Payment, LLC, acquired Trust One Payment Services, Inc.

synopsis: Trust One Payment Services, Inc. announced that it has been purchased by Charge Payment, LLC, a newly formed company based in Nashville, TN. Trust One, which was founded in April 2005, provides credit and debit card processing services to small- and mid-sized business merchants, primarily in the southeastern United States.
buyer: Charge Payment, LLC (IIIV:$152.34)
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, 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: Trust One Payment Services, Inc.
Trust One Payment Services was founded in 2005, and their management team has been providing credit card processing services since 1989. Through their network of agents and agent banks, they specialize in offering innovative card processing solutions and ATM programs to merchants nationwide.
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closed 11/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Financial Transaction Services LLC, acquired DPP

synopsis: Financial Transaction Services (FTS), one of the nation’s fastest-growing providers of payment acceptance services, announced that it has acquired Dependable Payment Processing and Discount Payment Processing (collectively known as DPP), two affiliated companies based in Pittsburgh that provide electronic payment processing solutions.
buyer parent: FTV Capital
buyer: 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. "
target: DPP
Dependable Payment Processing and Discount Payment Processing (DPP) are leading nationwide providers of credit card processing and electronic payment solutions, including debit card processing, check services, card and loyalty programs.
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closed 12/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Total System Services, Inc., acquired Propay, Inc

synopsis: Total System Services has completed its acquisition of ProPay. ProPay previously operated as a privately-held company, and offers simple, secure and affordable payment solutions for organizations ranging from small, home-based entrepreneurs to multi-billion dollar enterprises.
buyer: Total System Services, Inc. (TSS:$4,075.57)
Total System Services, Inc. allows the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience by offering merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare, installments, money transfer and more. "
target: Propay, Inc
Since 1997, ProPay has provided simple, secure, and affordable payment solutions for organizations ranging from the small, home-based entrepreneur to multi-billion-dollar enterprises.
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announced 7/9/2012 via BusinessWire

UBPS, will be merged with Electronic Merchant Systems

synopsis: UBPS will acquire Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS), a company that provides high-quality payment processing services and support to traditional retail merchants. EMS processes and safeguards many types of electronic payment transactions including all major credit cards, debit cards, EBT, stored-value, and electronic check services.
buyer: UBPS (JTPY:$79.12)
Universal Business Payment Solutions Acquisition Corporation is a blank check company formed for the purpose of acquiring, through a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, plan of arrangement, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination. "
target: Electronic Merchant Systems
Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS), since 1987, has grown to become a leading provider of merchant processing services and electronic transactions. EMS provides high-quality payment processing services and support to traditional retail merchants.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
closed 11/6/2012 via PR Newswire

Sino Payments, Inc. merged with TAP Group,

synopsis: Sino Payments, Inc. is pleased to announce plans to conclude its merger with TIG operations. Sino Payments provides credit, debit, stored value, loyalty, and other financial data processing services to customers primarily in Asia.
buyer: TAP Group
TAP Group is a leading provider of customer-centric solutions for the retail industry. By integrating market-leading Point-of-Sales/Point-of-Interaction and retail CRM solutions, TAP provides retailers with the capability to offer a consistent shopping experience across all channels. "
target: Sino Payments, Inc. (SNPY:$0.00)
Sino Payments provides credit, debit, stored value, loyalty, and other financial data processing services to customers primarily in Asia. Sino focuses on providing IP credit and debit card processing and related financial data processing services to large retail chains.
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closed 10/2/2018 via BusinessWire

CSG International, Inc., acquired Forte Payment Systems

synopsis: CSG has completed the acquisition of Forte Payment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of advanced payment solutions. Forte offers merchants a broad range of payment solutions, including credit card and debit card processing, ACH/eCheck origination, check verification and fraud prevention.
buyer: CSG International, Inc. (CSGS:$998.03)
CSG simplifies the complexity of business transformation in the digital age for the most respected communications, media and entertainment service providers worldwide. CSG delivers revenue management, customer experience and digital monetization solutions for every stage of the customer lifecycle. "
target: Forte Payment Systems
Forte Payment Systems offers merchants a broad range of payment solutions, including credit card and debit card processing, ACH/eCheck origination, check verification and fraud prevention as well as reducing transaction costs, mitigating risk, and increasing efficiencies.
price ($mm)
$85
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announced 4/27/2016 via Company Press Release

payleven will be merged with Sumup,

synopsis: Mobile payment companies SumUp & payleven announced a definitive merger agreement to create the global leader in mobile payments. By joining forces, the combined company will be perfectly positioned to leverage both SumUp’s proprietary end-to-end hardware and payment platform, and payleven’s leading merchant acquisition capabilities.
buyer: Sumup
umUp is the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company and is set to empower the world to accept card payments. With SumUp, merchants can accept credit and debit cards, using their smartphones or tablets, in a simple, secure and cost-effective way. "
target: payleven
payleven is the leading mobile card payments company, providing small and medium-sized businesses with a cost-effective and secure way to accept debit and credit card payments.
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Accelerated Payment Technologies

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading, worldwide provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Accelerated Payment Technologies (APT). APT is an innovative provider of fully-integrated payment solutions for small to medium sized merchants producing approximately $8 billion in annual card volume.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$7,509.97)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Accelerated Payment Technologies
Accelerated Payment Technologies innovates, markets and services its own middleware, card present gateway and security payment technologies, to provide a highly flexible platform and a single integration point. It serves 30,000 U.S. businesses and processes billions in transaction volume annually.
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$413
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announced 6/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ziftr, LLC will be merged with GoCoin,

synopsis: Global Singapore-based bitcoin payment processing startup and mobile wallet GoCoin has announced that the company is set to proceed with a strategic merger agreement with veteran e-commerce and credit card processing company Ziftr.
buyer: GoCoin
GoCoin is a digital currency payments platform for online operators and eCommerce merchants accepting Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin and other emerging currencies as a payment method at checkout. "
target parent: myVBO, LLC
target: Ziftr, LLC
Ziftr is an e-commerce and credit card processing company. They have created a suite of integrated tools that work together to provide the ideal shopping experience for consumers and merchants. They include ziftrCOIN, ziftrPAY, ziftrWALLET and ziftrSHOP.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Web

MH Pillars Ltd., acquired Alert Pay

synopsis: The strategic assets of AlertPay Inc., one of the world’s leading online payment processors, have been acquired by MH Pillars Ltd., a UK-based firm specializing in prepaid-card solutions. By acquiring AlertPay’s proprietary technology, MH Pillars will be able to enter the online payments industry with a full suite of solutions.
buyer: MH Pillars Ltd.
MH Pillars is a prominent player in the UK market proposing and providing white label prepaid card solutions for customers worldwide. Shedding anonymity as a white label solution, MH Pillars' next evolutionary step was to enter the digital wallet and payment processing market. "
target: Alert Pay
Founded in 2004, AlertPay is a rapidly growing leader in online payments. The service provides individuals and businesses the ability to send and receive payments online without exposing their personal or financial information.
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announced 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Deluxe Corporation, will acquire First American Payment Systems

synopsis: Deluxe, a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions, is acquiring First American Payments Systems, a privately-owned large-scale payment processor that facilitates payments in-store and online.
buyer: Deluxe Corporation (DLX:$1,790.78)
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design. "
target: First American Payment Systems
First American is a privately-owned large-scale payment processor that facilitates payments in-store and online. It provides tools and solutions to merchants and partners that help people navigate the various payment channels.
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$960
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closed 10/30/2020 via BusinessWire

AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, acquired Market Pay Europe

synopsis: Carrefour announced the disposal of a 60% stake in its Market Pay payments platform to AnaCap Financial Partners, a specialist investor in European financial services. Market Pay is a European payment service provider created to meet the challenges of omnichannel trade.
buyer: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
Based in the UK, AnaCap is Europe’s largest specialist private equity investment advisor in the financial services sector. AnaCap’s funds invest in businesses with high growth potential, strong management teams and/or restructuring needs. "
target parent: Carrefour
target: Market Pay Europe
Market Pay is a European payment service provider created to meet the challenges of omnichannel trade. Thanks to its deep understanding of the payment value chain, Market Pay supports retailers in the deployment of end to end innovative and simplified payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$213*
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closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Paystone, acquired Swift Payments

synopsis: Paystone, a leading payments and software company, has acquired Swift Payments, a Certified Canadian Merchant Service Provider that provides Canadian businesses of all shapes and sizes with the opportunity to accept debit and credit card payments at affordable rates with an unsurpassed customer experience and complete transparency.
buyer: Paystone
Paystone is a leading payment and software company redefining the way merchants engage their customers and grow their businesses. The company's seamlessly integrated suite of automated payment processing, customer loyalty, and gift card solutions are used by brands across North America. "
target: Swift Payments
Swift Payments is a Certified Canadian Merchant Service Provider that provides Canadian businesses of all shapes and sizes with the opportunity to accept debit and credit card payments at affordable rates with an unsurpassed customer experience and complete transparency.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsair Capital, will acquire MSTS

synopsis: Corsair Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on business and financial services, will acquire MSTS, a global B2B payment and credit solutions provider. With the acquisition, MSTS will be better positioned to capitalize on the substantial growth opportunities in the B2B payments market while continuing to expand its technology platform.
buyer: Corsair Capital
Corsair Capital is one of the longest-standing private equity firms focused on business and financial services in Europe and North America. The firm has developed a leading practice aligning with strong management teams and co-shareholders to grow specialist businesses. "
target parent: World Fuel Services Corporation
target: MSTS
MSTS is a financial technology company, working globally with B2B companies across transportation, manufacturing, retail, and eCommerce. MSTS’ Credit as a Service solution accelerates business commerce by streamlining payments and Accounts Receivable processes.
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Network International delivers innovative solutions that drive revenue and profitability for its customers and has grown to be the largest acquirer in the UAE and the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
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