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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire VocaLINK

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for approximately US$920 million. VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
33.3x
announced 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

SmartPesa will be merged with myPinPad Limited,

synopsis: MYPINPAD, a global leader in mobile-based payments acceptance and digital authentication solutions, and SmartPesa, a leading provider of payments and agency banking solutions, have agreed to merge. The combined entity will operate under the MYPINPAD brand.
buyer: myPinPad Limited
MYPINPAD is a global leader in secure payments acceptance and personal authentication solutions using smartphones and tablets. Their proprietary and globally patented technology secures and protects the input of sensitive information on touchscreens creating a trusted environment. "
target: SmartPesa
SmartPesa develops payments and agency banking solutions for merchants and banks across the globe, taking care of the tech so they don’t have to.
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Web

Tidal Commerce, acquired Merchant Bancard Processing

synopsis: Tidal Commerce, an innovative financial technology and payment processing company, has acquired Merchant Bancard Processing (MBP), a leading provider of payment solutions for merchants and financial institutions. MBP offers best-in-class products and services for businesses to accept all forms of payment.
buyer parent: Newtek Business Services, Inc.
buyer: Tidal Commerce
Tidal Commerce is a payment processor that helps merchants to save money. Tidal Commerce provides credit card processing and payment solutions for any kind of business, including e-commerce sites, restaurants, large retailers, and hotels. "
target: Merchant Bancard Processing
Merchant Bancard Processing (MBP) is a leading provider of payment solutions for merchants and financial institutions. MBP offers best-in-class products and services for businesses to accept all forms of payment. Their solutions drive revenue, decrease cost and improve data security for businesses.
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announced 8/31/2021 via BusinessWire

PayU Group, will acquire BillDesk

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider and company owned by Prosus and Naspers, is to acquire BillDesk, India’s leading payments service provider.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: BillDesk
BillDesk is India’s leading payments service provider. The company operates as a neutral service bureau aggregating multiple banks, billing companies and other corporations onto a common standards-based platform for delivering electronic payments and collection services.
price ($mm)
$4,700
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announced 12/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., will acquire Ondot Systems

synopsis: Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ondot Systems, a leading digital experience platform for financial institutions. Ondot provides more than 4,500 banks and credit unions with a digital card services platform to drive cardholder engagement.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$16,226.00)
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: Ondot Systems
Ondot provides more than 4,500 banks and credit unions with a digital card services platform to drive cardholder engagement. Ondot enables financial institutions to offer in-the-moment convenience and control for credit and debit cards, leading to higher usage, lower cost, and reduced fraud.
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announced 10/5/2020 via Wall Street Journal

Nexi S.p.A., will acquire SIA Group

synopsis: Italy’s Nexi SpA agreed to acquire crosstown fintech rival SIA SpA in a stock deal that creates a European giant in the fast-consolidating payments sector. SIA is European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector.
buyer: Nexi S.p.A. (:$1,808.17)
Nexi, based in Milan, is currently Italy’s biggest payments processor. Its services and technology are used by consumers, business and governments to make, process and manage digital payments in-store or online. "
target: SIA Group
SIA is European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector, in the areas of Card & Merchant Solutions, Digital Payment Solutions and Capital Market & Network Solutions.
price ($mm)
$5,344
rev ($mm)
$860
EBITDA ($mm)
$330
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
16.2x
closed 8/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

paydirekt GmbH merged with giropay GmbH,

synopsis: Paydirekt, a secure online payment method for German banks and savings banks, is merging with giropay GmbH, a company that develops innovative, secure payment and verification solutions on the basis of online banking, and has become firmly established in the German e-commerce and e-government market.
buyer: giropay GmbH
giropay GmbH develops innovative, secure payment and verification solutions on the basis of online banking, and has become firmly established in the German e-commerce and e-government market. "
target: paydirekt GmbH
paydirekt GmbH is a secure online payment method for German banks and savings banks. With paydirekt, users pay for online purchases easily and directly from their current account - without any third-party providers.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BusinessWire

TSYS merged with Global Payments, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payments technology and software solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with TSYS, a global payments provider, offering solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing to prepaid program management.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$8,690.01)
Global Payments develops software, and partners with providers to deliver highly competitive ecommerce and omnichannel solutions in a global economy. Their products enable customers to offer seamless payment experiences in-person, online, on device, and over the phone across a wide range of markets."
target: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
Total System Services, or TSYS, is a global payments provider, offering solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing to prepaid program management. They offer issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22,142 [$26,061]
rev ($mm)
$4,076
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,192
EV / rev
6.4x
EV / EBITDA
22.0x
announced 8/1/2016 via Market Wire

BluePoint Solutions will be merged with Alogent Corporation,

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global investment firm, has reached an agreement to acquire Bluepoint Solutions, a privately-owned, financial technology company. Bluepoint Solutions will merge with Alogent, another financial technology company acquired by Battery Ventures.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Alogent Corporation
Alogent is the market leader in providing solutions for deposit automation to some of the largest banks in the world. Alogent continues to forge ahead through the creation of specialized technologies and services that utilize imaging and automation to achieve proven results. "
target: BluePoint Solutions
Bluepoint Solutions provides end-to-end payment processing and content management solutions to community financial institutions. Over 1,400 credit unions and community banks nationwide have deployed its enterprise technology.
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announced 6/19/2015 via New York Times

Advent International, Bain Capital, Clessidra SGR, will acquire Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane

synopsis: A consortium of private equity firms that includes Bain Capital, Advent International and the Italian firm Clessidra has agreed to acquire the Italian payment and clearing services company Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Clessidra SGR
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital. Advent International is one of the world’s leading global buyout firms. Clessidra is the leading manager of Private Equity funds exclusively dedicated to the Italian market. "
target: Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (:$1,808.17)
Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (ICBPI) is an Italian bank specialising in payment services owned by domestic cooperative banks. ICBPI earns fees on payment, clearing and credit card services provided to Italian cooperative banks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,437 [$2,495]*
rev ($mm)
$490
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Monitise plc, will acquire The Mobile Money Network

synopsis: Monitise Plc agreed to buy control of Mobile Money Network Ltd. The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
buyer: Monitise plc (AIM:MONI:$79.40)
Monitise plc is a technology and services company delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce networks worldwide with the proven technology and expertise to enable financial institutions and other service providers to offer a wide range of services to their customers. "
target: The Mobile Money Network
The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
price ($mm)
$28*
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments will be merged with Thunder Bridge Acquisition Ltd.,

synopsis: Repay Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, together with its parent, Hawk Parent Holdings, LLC, and Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer: Thunder Bridge Acquisition Ltd. (TBRG:$0.00)
Thunder Bridge Acquisition Ltd. is a newly incorporated blank check company as a Cayman Islands exempted company. This company was incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more. "
target parent: Hawk Holding Company, LLC
target: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$198.50)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers.
price ($mm)
$653
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announced 4/16/2015 via BusinessWire

CO-OP Financial Services, will acquire Everlink Payment Services, Inc.

synopsis: CO-OP Financial Services has signed an agreement to purchase from a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.its shares in Everlink Payment Services, Inc., which will give CO-OP majority ownership of the Canadian payments solutions and services provider to credit unions, banks and ISOs in Canada.
buyer: CO-OP Financial Services
CO-OP Financial Services is the nation’s largest credit union service organization in terms of number of credit unions, assets and members. The company helps credit unions thrive by providing products and services that make it more convenient for members to do business with them. "
target parent: Fidelity National Financial
target: Everlink Payment Services, Inc.
Everlink provides a broad range of payments solutions, including card issuance, fraud management, ATM managed services, point-of-sale and debit payment processing primarily for credit unions.
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closed 2/10/2020 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired Ventanex

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of Ventanex, an integrated payments solutions provider to the consumer finance and B2B healthcare verticals. Ventanex’s technology platform offers inbound and outbound omnichannel payment solutions and complex rules-based processing.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$198.50)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: Ventanex
Ventanex, founded in 2012 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, is an integrated payments solutions provider to the consumer finance and B2B healthcare verticals. Ventanex’s technology platform offers inbound and outbound omnichannel payment solutions and complex rules-based processing.
price ($mm)
$36
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closed 1/27/2021 via BusinessWire

OV Loop, Inc., acquired PayFi

synopsis: OV Loop, Inc., the connected commerce company, announced the acquisition of Push Pay, Inc. d/b/a PayFi, the first fintech company to offer U.S. banks and commercial enterprises RTP capabilities for instant and lower-cost financial transactions.
buyer: OV Loop, Inc.
OV Loop is a connected commerce platform company, founded by the proven fintech innovators that started Samsung Pay®, LoopPay®, Roam Data® and Hypercom®, whose payment inventions are already being used by hundreds of millions of consumers and tens of millions of merchants around the world. "
target: PayFi
PayFi provides banks and businesses with a single Banking-As-A-Service processing platform, alternative payment methods and the ability to move money in real-time between accounts. PayFi products include; Instant Merchant Settlement (IMS), RailStorm API and SwitchZero.
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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:$52.98)
Planet Payment delivers secure payment processing services to leading banks and other payment services providers. The company offer banks and processors an industry-leading, secure and scalable processing platform.
price ($mm)
$257
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
19.4x
announced 2/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Genpact Ltd, will purchase Item Processing Assets from Fiserv, Inc.

synopsis: Genpact, a global leader in digitally-powered BPO and services, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with global financial services technology solutions provider Fiserv, Inc., to acquire the assets of its Australia-based Item Processing Business (IPB), which serves three of the four major retail banks in Australia.
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact stands for “generating business impact.” They architect the Lean Digital enterprise through a unique approach that reimagines their clients’ middle and back offices to generate growth, cost efficiency, and business agility. "
seller: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$16,226.00)
The acquisition includes the Item Processing Assets of Fiserv Australia. The item Processing Business comprises the business that develops check imaging and electronic clearing software solutions and offers outsourced item processing and clearing services.
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closed 3/11/2013 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Online Resources Corporation

synopsis: ACI Worldwide announced it has completed the acquisition of Online Resources Corporation, a leading provider of online banking and full service bill pay solutions. The acquisition adds Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) solutions as a strategic part of ACI’s Universal Payments portfolio and strengthens its online banking capabilities.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 1,650 financial institutions, retailers and processors around the world. ACI software enables $12 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for 14 of the leading global retailers, and 24 of the world’s 25 largest banks. "
target: Online Resources Corporation (ORCC:$154.68)
Online Resources powers financial interactions between millions of consumers and the company’s financial institution and biller clients. The company provides web and phone-based financial services, electronic payments and marketing services to drive consumer adoption.
price ($mm)[EV]
$133 [$110]
rev ($mm)
$162
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.3x
closed 1/9/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Euronet Worldwide, Inc., acquired Pure Commerce

synopsis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. a leading global electronic payments provider and distributor, announced the acquisition of Pure Commerce, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and global retailers around the world.
buyer: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT:$2,491.89)
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. "
target: Pure Commerce
Pure Commerce provides on-demand financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and multi-national corporates. Established in 1997, Pure Commerce has a proven track record of successfully developing and deploying many innovative payment solutions across the globe.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$15
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4.2x
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Cielo S.A., will acquire Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Brazil's Cielo said it will buy U.S. payment solutions provider Merchant e-Solutions for $670 million to enable the South American country's largest card payment processor to settle more online transactions.
buyer: Cielo S.A.
Cielo S.A. is the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, engaged in merchant affiliations, management of the card acceptance network, as well as the capture, transmission, processing and settlement of credit and debit card transactions. "
target: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., an Internet-based e-commerce company, provides payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants. It offers Internet-based global platform for on-line and card-not-present transactions; in-person payments, as well as from a selection of dial and IP POS terminals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$670 [$614]
rev ($mm)
$124
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire VocaLINK

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for approximately US$920 million. VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
33.3x
closed 4/4/2022 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Dynamic Yield

synopsis: Mastercard has acquired Dynamic Yield, a state-of-the-art personalization platform and decision engine company, from McDonald's. Dynamic Yield’s technology is a natural addition to Mastercard’s existing suite of services that help brands deliver more effective and trusted customer experiences across channels.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Its mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. "
target parent: McDonald's Corporation
target: Dynamic Yield
Dynamic Yield helps enterprise brands quickly deliver and test personalized, optimized, and synchronized digital customer interactions. Its SaaS platform uses advanced AI and other technologies to support 400+ brands across the retail, financial services, and travel industries, among others.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Arcus

synopsis: Mastercard Inc. announced it had acquired Arcus Financial Intelligence Inc. to enhance the delivery of bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America. Arcus Financial Intelligence, which has offices in New York and Mexico City, offers services including bill pay and cash-in, cash-out services.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Arcus
Arcus is a platform that enables any business to launch and offer innovative payment solutions across LatAm. Arcus’ mission is to make payments possible for everyone. The world’s largest and most innovative companies choose Arcus to accept and process payments across the Americas.
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announced 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire CipherTrace

synopsis: Mastercard, a global technology company in the payments industry, will acquire CipherTrace, a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: CipherTrace
CipherTrace is a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks and other financial institutions trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
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announced 4/21/2021 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ekata

synopsis: Mastercard has announced plans to acquire Ekata. Ekata's identity verification data, machine learning technology and global experience combined with Mastercard's fraud prevention and digital identity programs will help businesses confidently know who their customers are and, in turn, help those customers safely interact online.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ekata
Ekata Inc, is the global leader in digital identity verification solutions that provide businesses worldwide the ability to link any digital transaction to the human behind it. Ekata's global suite of APIs and SaaS solutions help 2,000+ businesses and partners combat cyberfraud.
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$850
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announced 9/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Wameja Ltd.

synopsis: Mastercard Inc., through its subsidiary Burst Acquisition Co. Pty. Ltd., is to acquire Wameja, a joint venture partner of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Wameja Ltd.
Wameja and Mastercard are joint venture partners of the HomeSend global payment hub. HomeSend enables cross-border transfer between bank accounts, cards, mobile wallets, or cash outlets from anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$129 [$125]
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announced 6/23/2020 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Finicity

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Finicity, a leading North American provider of real-time access to financial data and insights. Through its real-time financial data aggregation and insights platform, Finicity provides solutions for financial management, payments and credit decisioning.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Finicity
Finicity enables a financial data-sharing ecosystem that is secure, inclusive and innovative. Through its real-time financial data aggregation and insights platform, Finicity provides solutions for financial management, payments and credit decisioning.
price ($mm)
$825
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announced 12/23/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire RiskRecon

synopsis: Mastercard has agreed to acquire RiskRecon, a provider of AI and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. In addition to supporting Mastercard solutions, RiskRecon will continue to provide cybersecurity solutions across a broader set of industries, including healthcare and manufacturing.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: RiskRecon
RiskRecon is a leading provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. With RiskRecon’s pioneering scanning and evaluation technologies, organizations can proactively manage cyber risks.
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announced 10/22/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire SessionM

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire SessionM, a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: SessionM
SessionM is a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally. SessionM is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
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announced 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will purchase Corporate Services Businesses from Nets Holding A/S

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
seller: Nets Holding A/S
The deal includes the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
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$3,190
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announced 5/3/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Transactis, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard, an American multinational financial services corporation, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transactis, a platform that helps businesses deliver bills and receive payments through one simple-to-navigate experience.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transactis, Inc.
Transactis transforms traditional billing and payment processing with innovative, reliable, and secure digital solutions. Its advanced technology simplifies receivables management, and is delivered to market through banks and service providers that support millions of businesses.
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closed 4/16/2019 via Market Watch

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Vyze

synopsis: Mastercard has acquired Vyze, a leading cloud-based financial technology company for businesses. By combining technology, a comprehensive lending supply, and support under one roof, Vyze is able to deliver businesses simpler, more satisfying financing experiences for their customers, wherever and whenever they shop.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
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announced 3/12/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ethoca

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ethoca, a global provider of technology solutions that help merchants and card issuers collaborate in real-time to quickly identify and resolve fraud in digital commerce.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ethoca
Ethoca is the leading, global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers, ecommerce merchants and online businesses to increase card acceptance, stop more fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks from both fraud and customer service disputes.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Transfast

synopsis: Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry, has acquired Transfast, a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast will enable Mastercard to continue servicing the growing needs of consumers and businesses as well as governments and merchants in cross-border transactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transfast
Transfast is a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast's proprietary payment network enables person-to-person, business-to-person and business-to-business payments services to their partners via APIs, SFTP, web and mobile product applications.
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announced 7/17/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Brighterion, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brighterion, Inc., a company that offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Brighterion, Inc.
Brighterion offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire NuData Security

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuData Security, a global technology company that helps businesses prevent online and mobile fraud using session and biometric indicators. NuData’s flagship NuDetect product identifies authentic users from fraudsters based on their online, mobile app and smartphone interactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: NuData Security
NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and behavioral analytics company. Their flagship product, NuDetect, helps organizations form digital trust by identifying users based on their online interactions - behavior that can't be mimicked or replicated by a third party.
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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire VocaLINK

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for approximately US$920 million. VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
33.3x
announced 4/27/2015 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Applied Predictive Technologies

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies (APT). Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Applied Predictive Technologies
Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics to design, measure and calibrate marketing, merchandising, operations and capital initiatives.
price ($mm)
$600
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announced 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

DataCash Group plc, will purchase Payment Gateway Services business from TNS, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Payment Gateway Services business of Transaction Network Services (TNS). The business has a broad portfolio of solutions that includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services. The business will join DataCash in expanding MasterCard’s global payment gateway solutions.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: DataCash Group plc (GB:DATA:$0.00)
DataCash has a single interface that allows organisations to process secure, multi-channel payments anywhere in the world. DataCash provides integrated measures to minimise an organisations exposure to fraud without unduly affecting the experience they are able to offer their customers. "
seller parent: Siris Capital Group
seller: TNS, Inc. (TNS:$474.82)
TNS' Payment Gateway Services business portfolio of solutions includes secure and resilient transaction delivery services, used by many of the top banks, transaction processors, and ATM deployers around the world. Transaction Network Services (TNS) is an international data communications company.
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closed 11/4/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Advisors, acquired 5one Marketing Limited

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has acquired 5one Marketing Limited, a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. The company will be integrated into MasterCard Advisors, the professional services arm of MasterCard.
buyer parent: MasterCard Incorporated
buyer: MasterCard Advisors
MasterCard Advisors provides payments consulting, information, analytics, and customized services to financial institutions and their merchant partners worldwide. MasterCard Advisors helps clients maximize the value of their payments businesses. "
target parent: LaSer Group
target: 5one Marketing Limited
5one Marketing Limited is a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses. 5one enables swift implementation by customizing proven techniques to accelerate internal cross-functional alignment and external vendor partner collaboration.
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announced 5/19/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire ElectraCard Services

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement with Opus Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., to acquire its subsidiary, ElectraCard Services Private Limited, a leading global provider of software solutions and processing services for electronic payment and card systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target parent: Opus Software Solutions
target: ElectraCard Services
ElectraCard Services (ECS), headquartered in Pune, India is a leading provider of software products and processing services for electronic payments. Its customer base includes financial institutions, retailers and telcos in over 25 countries globally.
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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire VocaLINK

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for approximately US$920 million. VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
33.3x
closed 2/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Barclays PLC, purchased Italian Credit Card Business from Citi

synopsis: Barclays has agreed to acquire the Italian credit card business of Citibank International Bank plc. Over time, Barclays intends to rebrand the acquired credit cards with its global Barclaycard brand.
buyer: Barclays PLC (LSE:BARC:$25,009.44)
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail and corporate banking, credit cards, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. "
seller: Citi (C:$63,902.00)
Citi is the most complete financial partner to corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors and governments in the world. Citi also provides a broad range of financial products and services to individuals through brand names including Citi Smith Barney, Citibank, and Banamex.
price ($mm)
$295
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closed 6/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Muthoot Pappachan Group, acquired Paymatrix

synopsis: The Muthoot Pappachan Group, one of India’s leading Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC), has acquired a 54% stake in Paymatrix, an online payments platform in India. Paymatrix enables individuals and businesses to pay all their expenses and bills online using their credit card.
buyer: Muthoot Pappachan Group
The Muthoot Pappachan Group is one of India’s leading Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC). Muthoot offers various financial services though their flagship company, Muthoot FinCorp. They provide services for gold loans, home loans, small business loans, insurance, money transfer and more. "
target: Paymatrix
Paymatrix is an online payments platform in India. Paymatrix enables individuals and businesses to better manage cash-crunches and unanticipated expenses by facilitating short-term credit. Their platform allows users to pay all their expenses and bills online using their credit card.
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closed 6/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Svea Ekonomi AB, acquired Payson AB

synopsis: Svea Finance AB acquires payment company Payson AB strengthening its position in e-commerce further. Payson has become a well known payment solution on the Internet and one of Sweden's leading providers of payment solutions.
buyer: Svea Ekonomi AB
Svea Ekonomi AB offers customized solutions within the fields of debt recovery, financing and sales ledger administration. "
target: Payson AB
Payson is Sweden's leading person-to-person payments company. For business, they provide sophisticated payment solutions with no fixed charges.
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closed 8/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Elavon, purchased Merchant Card Processing Business from MB Financial Bank, N.A.

synopsis: Financial holding company MB Financial Inc said it sold its merchant card processing business to Elavon, a wholly owned unit of U.S. Bancorp.
buyer parent: U.S. Bancorp
buyer: Elavon
Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. "
seller: MB Financial Bank, N.A. (MBFI:$518.69)
With over $8 billion in assets, MB Financial, Inc. has grown substantially over the past several years. MB Financial, Inc. is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank in Chicago.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/11/2009 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired PayPassage, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc., a leading provider of merchant payment processing services, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PayPassage, Inc. PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: PayPassage, Inc.
PayPassage is a full service credit card processing solution offered to U.S. merchants in the retail, wholesale, mail/phone order, commercial and e-commerce space.
price ($mm)
$2.48
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payments solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's stockholders will receive $34 per share in cash.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 6/13/2006 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH

synopsis: First Data International, a leader in electronic commerce and payment services around the world, has completed the acquisition of GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH, Germany's leading processor of cashless, card-based payment transactions.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. "
target: GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH
As leading service provider in the German speaking region, GZS Group arranges for the professional processing of cashless and card-based payments and offers innovative services in the area of intelligent transaction processing.
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closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired Charge.com, Inc.

synopsis: Pipeline Data Inc. ("Pipeline") announced today that it has completed a $15 million debt financing arrangement led by Sheridan Capital Advisors, LLC. The proceeds from the financing have enabled Pipeline to complete its acquisition of Charge.com, Inc.
buyer: Pipeline Data Inc. (PPDA.OB:$0.00)
Pipeline Data Inc. provides integrated transaction processing services for all major credit cards. The Company offers card processing services in three key areas: wireless mobile payments, e-commerce solutions and retail merchant payments. "
target: Charge.com, Inc.
Charge.com has developed a comprehensive Internet-based sales organization which produced approximately 500 new merchant accounts per month in 2004. The company has experienced earnings growth in excess of 30% in each of the last three years.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 7/1/2005 via Company Press Release

eFunds Corporation, acquired WildCard Systems, Inc.

synopsis: eFunds Corporation, a leading provider of risk management, electronic payments and global outsourcing solutions announced today that it has completed the acquisition of WildCard Systems, Inc.
buyer: eFunds Corporation
eFunds Corporation provides risk management, electronic payment, and outsourcing solutions worldwide. It operates in three segments: US Payments, US Risk Management, and International. "
target: WildCard Systems, Inc.
WildCard Systems is the global solutions leader in turnkey host based prepaid cards and custom stored-value products. The company offers an array of commercial and consumer stored-value products that are made available to end-users through banks and commercial clients. WildCard Systems is certified
price ($mm)
$288
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/1/2022 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., will acquire EVO Payments International

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, is to acquire EVO Payments, Inc., a leading global provider of payment technology integrations and acquiring solutions.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$8,690.01)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading pure play payments technology company delivering innovative software and services to customers globally. Their technologies enable them to provide a broad range of solutions that allow customers to operate their businesses more efficiently. "
target: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$517.39)
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across the globe.
price ($mm)
$4,000
rev ($mm)
$497
EBITDA ($mm)
$146
EV / rev
8.1x
EV / EBITDA
27.3x
closed 4/6/2022 via PR Web

Payroc, acquired Iroquois Merchant Services, Inc.

synopsis: Payroc, a global payments leader, has acquired Iroquois Merchant Services, a provider of electronic payment processing services. Iroquois Merchant Services provides credit card-based payment processing solutions and services for all industries. The company creates efficiencies in processes for payment acceptance, reconciliation and reporting.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Payroc
Payroc is a high-growth merchant acquirer, processor, and payment facilitation powerhouse processing $40 billion in annual charge volume in over 40 countries. Payroc offers best-in-class sales enablement and merchant processing technology, delivering full-service merchant acquiring solutions. "
target: Iroquois Merchant Services, Inc.
Iroquois Merchant Services is a provider of electronic payment processing services. Iroquois Merchant Services provides credit card-based payment processing solutions and services for all industries. The company creates efficiencies in processes for payment acceptance, reconciliation and reporting.
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closed 2/16/2022 via finextra.com

DNA Payments Limited, acquired First Payment Merchant Services

synopsis: DNA Payments, an independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK, has acquired First Payment Merchant Services (FPMS), a payment solutions provider in the UK. FPMS provides fast and secure card payment processing services to help UK businesses grow. They offer solutions for online payments, card machines, EPOS, and business finance.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments is a leading independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK. DNA Payments provides services to large corporates and medium-sized businesses. Their solutions range from high-tech POS-terminals to complex gateway integrations and custom online payment services. "
target: First Payment Merchant Services
First Payment Merchant Services is a payment solutions provider in the UK. First Payment Merchant Services provides fast and secure card payment processing services to help UK businesses grow. They offer solutions for online payments, card machines, EPOS, and business finance.
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closed 2/9/2022 via BusinessWire

DNA Payments Limited, acquired Card Cutters

synopsis: DNA Payments, an independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK, has acquired Card Cutters, a card acceptance and payment solutions specialist in the UK. Card Cutters offers the latest payments technology and merchant services available. They provide reliable card processing solutions for the countertop, Bluetooth, WiFi, and mobile.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments is a leading independent vertically integrated payments provider in the UK. DNA Payments provides services to large corporates and medium-sized businesses. Their solutions range from high-tech POS-terminals to complex gateway integrations and custom online payment services. "
target: Card Cutters
Card Cutters is a card acceptance and payment solutions specialist in the UK. Card Cutters offers the latest payments technology and merchant services available to a wide range of businesses. They provide reliable card processing solutions for the countertop, Bluetooth, WiFi, and mobile.
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closed 1/27/2022 via BusinessWire

Paystone, acquired Canadian Payment Services, LLC

synopsis: Paystone, a leading payment and software company redefining the way merchants engage their customers and grow their businesses, has announced the acquisition of Canadian Payment Services (CPS), one of the fastest growing providers of Canadian merchant services.
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: Canadian Payment Services, LLC
Canadian Payment Services (CPS) is one of the fastest growing providers of Canadian merchant services, which includes Credit Card and Interac Processing, Gift Card and Loyalty Programs, and Business Cash Advance.
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

FortisPay, acquired Swype at Work

synopsis: FortisPay, the leader in payment technologies to businesses and developers, announced it has acquired Swype at Work (Swype) and entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Net at Work, an affiliate company of Swype. Swype delivers a suite of credit and debit card processing solutions in a variety of ways.
buyer: FortisPay
FortisPay provides payment technology and merchant solutions to businesses and software developers nationwide. FortisPay’s technology platform, Zeamster, provides state-of-the-art connectivity solutions for hundreds of software developers and channel partners. "
target: Swype at Work
Swype delivers a suite of credit and debit card processing solutions in a variety of ways. Whether it’s in-store, online, or on the go—Swype makes secure credit card transactions quick and easy so entrepreneurs can keep moving their business forward.
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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.
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closed 12/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Greater Sum Ventures, acquired fattmerchant

synopsis: Entrepreneurial family office and growth equity firm Greater Sum Ventures (GSV) has made a majority investment in integrated payment technology provider Fattmerchant. The funding will provide additional capital that will enable Fattmerchant to increase its investment in innovation and accelerate its growth.
buyer: Greater Sum Ventures
Greater Sum Ventures (GSV) is an entrepreneurial family office that invests its own capital in middle market software and tech-enabled services companies. GSV works with select independent co-investing partners to build platforms of technology companies that revolutionize the industries they serve. "
target parent: Fulcrum Equity Partners
target: fattmerchant
Fattmerchant is an award-winning payment technology leader in FinTech. The company’s Omni Connect offering provides independent software vendors the ability to integrate payments into their product offerings and operate as a payment facilitator via a single API.
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closed 6/2/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

zipMoney Limited, acquired QuadPay

synopsis: Zip has acquired US-based company QuadPay. a leading, high-growth U.S. installment provider that is disrupting the traditional credit card industry. QuadPay’s mission is to give savvy shoppers more freedom and flexibility with the option to pay in four interest-free installments over six weeks.
buyer: zipMoney Limited (ASX:ZML:$391.66)
zipMoney is the next generation in financial services providing innovative credit and payment solutions to the online retail sector. They employ the latest tools in fraud prevention, risk management and social scoring to deliver real-time underwriting. "
target: QuadPay
Launched in 2017, QuadPay is a leading, high-growth U.S. installment provider that is disrupting the traditional credit card industry. QuadPay’s mission is to give savvy shoppers more freedom and flexibility with the option to pay in four interest-free installments over six weeks.
price ($mm)
$269
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Web

Payroc, acquired Gateway Payments, LLC

synopsis: Payroc, LLC, a high-growth merchant acquirer, processor and payment facilitation powerhouse, announced it has acquired the assets and operations of independent sales organization Gateway Payments, LLC. Gateway offers services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
buyer: Payroc
Payroc drives commerce for its merchants with anytime, anywhere payment solutions. Payroc serves its referral partners and merchant clients with integrity as trusted advisors and recognized experts in payments, providing transparent pricing clarity while delivering exceptional technology. "
target: Gateway Payments, LLC
Gateway Payments has an extensive variety of advanced products and credit card services to support businesses and assist in their success. They offer services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
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Ticker: SEHK:2318
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$159,378.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,223.54
EBIT ($mm)
$30,150.45
Net Income ($mm)
$18,493.28
Employees
376900
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Ticker: AXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Express Company
American Express Company
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$34,260.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,072.00
Employees
64000
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Ticker: NYSE:COF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$30,593.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$11,833.00
Employees
52000
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Ticker: V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$21,354.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$14,397.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,606.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,662.00
Employees
20500
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Ticker: MA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$18,884.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,464.00
EBIT ($mm)
$10,738.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SYF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial is one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. Through their partners’ over 350,000 locations across the United States and Canada, and their websites, they offer their customers a variety of credit products to finance the purchase of goods and services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$7,216.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,076.00
Employees
16000
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$8,690.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,170.84
EBIT ($mm)
$1,476.36
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$517.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$150.83
EBIT ($mm)
$67.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$31.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.36
EBIT ($mm)
$4.29
Net Income ($mm)
$3.72
Employees
45
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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: AIM:CPP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CPP Group Plc
CPP Group is an AIM-listed credit card protection and insurance assistance business process services provider.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$128.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.70
EBIT ($mm)
$6.12
Net Income ($mm)
$6.44
Employees
650
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Ticker: XTRA:WDI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wirecard AG
Wirecard AG
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,048.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$875.52
EBIT ($mm)
$732.98
Net Income ($mm)
$568.38
Employees
5685
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Ticker: ASX:ZML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services to consumers and merchants. They provide a variety of integrated Retail Finance solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses across numerous industries, both online and in-store.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$391.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($273.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($285.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1048
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Ticker: UEPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$130.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($49.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($53.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3079
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