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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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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:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Vend
Vend is a cloud-based retail management software company in New Zealand. Vend makes it easier for retailers to manage and grow their business. They offer solutions for POS, inventory management, payments, customer management, ecommerce, and more.
price ($mm)
$276
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$27
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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 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 5/26/2021 via BusinessWire

CitNOW, acquired Quik.

synopsis: CitNOW, a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry, has acquired, Quik., a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments.
buyer: CitNOW
CitNOW is a UK-based provider of smart video services for the automotive industry. CitNOW provides app-based solutions that create transparent car buying experiences. Their app enables sales executives to shoot, edit and send personalized videos of vehicles as a response to individual enquiries. "
target: Quik.
Quik. is a provider of auto dealer software solutions. Quik. provides an end-to-end SaaS solution for digital multi-point inspections, video, parts pricing and availability, customer communications, and online payments that fully integrates with existing dealership management systems.
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closed 7/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

synopsis: Avanquest has acquired the group holding the Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware businesses. Upclick is an ultra-modern platform used all over the world for the sale of digital products. Lulu Software is a major supplier of PDF solutions with its SodaPDF software. Adaware provides antivirus and security solutions.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: Avanquest (ENXTPA:AVQ:$105.99)
Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia. "
target: Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware
Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware are a Canadian group of companies. Lulu Software sells the Soda PDF application and document management solutions. Adaware specializes in Internet security and antivirus and security solutions. Upclick is an e-commerce platform used for the sale of digital goods.
price ($mm)
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$35
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$5
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4.6x
closed 9/20/2013 via PR Web

AmeriCommerce, L.P., acquired AmeriCart

synopsis: AmeriCommerce has announced the acquisition of their strategic partner AmeriCart, which offers a secure shopping cart and add-to-cart buttons that allow users to sell products directy from their existing website. Americart is the simplest, most easy-to-use payment processing shopping cart designed for ecommerce.
buyer: AmeriCommerce, L.P.
AmeriCommerce Shopping Cart Software is a complete eCommerce package. In development since 2000, AmeriCommerce was designed with extensive input from marketing companies who actively sell products online. "
target: AmeriCart
Americart offers a secure shopping cart and add-to-cart buttons that allow users to sell products directy from their existing website. Americart is the simplest, most easy-to-use payment processing shopping cart designed for ecommerce.
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closed 9/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

EVO Payments International, acquired IP Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: EVO Payments International, LLC, a leading payments service provider, announced that it has acquired a perpetual software license from IP Commerce, Inc. of Denver, Colorado. The software license allows EVO to expand its ability through its proprietary processing platforms to support the software community.
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: IP Commerce, Inc.
IP Commerce provides cloud-computing platforms for commerce. Their Managed Commerce Services Platform enables service providers and software companies to become solution providers enabling new workflows and processes on-demand.
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announced 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Fine Trade gmbh

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that it will acquire all shares of fine trade gmbh, the Austria-based e-commerce trading solution provider with payment options. fine trade's multiple payment solutions enable European online retailers to manage varying level of credit risk through payment avenues suited to a range of customers.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$43,349.27)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's largest mobile service provider of voice, data and multimedia services. With more than 60 million customers in Japan, the company is one of the world's largest mobile communications operators. "
target: Fine Trade gmbh
fine trade gmbh offers e-commerce trading solutions with payment options. The company offers online retailers to manage varying level of credit risk through payment avenues of customers.
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closed 5/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Cielo S.A., acquired Braspag

synopsis: Cielo S.A., the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, announces to the market the acquisition of 100% of the quotas representing the capital stock of Braspag - Tecnologia em Pagamento Ltda. ("Braspag") through a subsidiary. Braspag is known for innovation and the development of online payment solutions.
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 parent: Grupo Silvio Santos
target: Braspag
Founded in 2005, Braspag is known for innovation and the development of online payment solutions and is the leading company in payment processing for e-commerce in Brazil, with a market share of approximately 65% in its segment.
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closed 6/10/2009 via PR Newswire

Grupo Silvio Santos, acquired Braspag

synopsis: Ideiasnet S.A., a technology venture capital company that invests in Brazil and Latin America, announces the sale of Braspag, a company specialized in e-commerce operations processing, to the Silvio Santos group which has paid R$ 25 million to acquire 100% of the business.
buyer: Grupo Silvio Santos
Grupo Silvio Santos is a diversified conglomerate created and controlled by Silvio Santos. The principal member of the group is SBT, the second largest television network in Brazil. "
target parent: Ideasnet S.A.
target: Braspag
Braspag was founded with the objective of serving e-commerce companies with the best tools for electronic payments in the market, adapted for a flexible commercial model.
price ($mm)
$13
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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 8/2/2005 via PR Newswire

Notiva Corporation merged with PerformanceRetail, Inc.,

synopsis: PerformanceRetail, Inc., a leading provider of software for the high-velocity retail industry, and Notiva Corporation, a leading provider of Web-based trade settlement software for retailers and their trading partners, today announced that the companies have merged.
buyer: PerformanceRetail, Inc.
PerformanceRetail is the leading provider of web-based business solutions for retailers and their trading partners. "
target: Notiva Corporation
Notiva was founded to fix an expensive problem — the lack of transparency in transactions between retailers and manufacturers. Millions of dollars are lost due to data discrepancies between what the manufacturer believes was sold and what the retailer believes was bought.
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closed 1/31/2005 via Company Press Release

eFunds Corporation, acquired ClearCommerce Corporation

synopsis: eFunds Corporation, a leading provider of risk management, electronic payments and global outsourcing solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of ClearCommerce Corporation.
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: ClearCommerce Corporation
ClearCommerce develops transaction-processing solutions that protect businesses from card-not-present payment fraud, in addition to giving them a powerful way to process online payments and integrate the online channel with existing order processing systems.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Valsoft Corp, acquired ALLTrust Networks

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired AllTrust Networks, a provider of end-to-end check cashing solutions software. AllTrust offers check cashing solutions that provides businesses with a fast and safe way to accept all types of checks.
buyer: Valsoft Corp
Valsoft Corporation is a Canadian company that acquires and develops vertical market software companies. Valsoft enables each business to deliver the best mission-critical solutions for customers in their respective industry or niche. "
target: ALLTrust Networks
AllTrust Networks is a leader and complete provider of end-to-end check cashing solutions software. AllTrust offers web-based and PC-based check cashing solutions that provides businesses with a fast, friendly and safe way to accept all types of checks.
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closed 3/6/2020 via PR Newswire

InterPayments LLC, acquired SurchX

synopsis: InterPrivate LLC has acquired SurchX, a market leading payments technology platform, by a newly formed affiliate, InterPayments LLC. With the acquisition, InterPayments will be the only company in the space with API software, multiple shopping cart integrations, interactive voice response/call center integration, and Chrome browser extensions.
buyer parent: InterPrivate LLC
buyer: InterPayments LLC
InterPayments is a payment technology company allowing U.S. retailers to recover every dollar permitted while remaining in compliance. The company's free surcharging software uses a sophisticated algorithm to empower merchants to recover losses from interchange fees and boost their bottom lines. "
target: SurchX
SurchX is a market-leading payments technology platform. The company develops technology solutions allowing retailers and other merchants to recover the maximum amount of their credit card processing fees via surcharging while maintaining strict compliance with modern regulatory standards.
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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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announced 6/12/2019 via Bloomberg

PayU Group, will acquire Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider, will acquire Iyzico, a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world.
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: Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.
Iyzico is a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world. Their mobile app allows online shoppers to easily manage and keep track of their orders.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

PayU Group, acquired Wibmo Inc.

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider, announced the acquisition of  Wibmo, a leading technology and service provider for the financial services industry known for its hosted risk-based authentication and payment security services.
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: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo is a leading technology and service provider for the financial services industry. It is known for its hosted risk-based authentication and payment security services, but it also provides solutions ranging from mobile payments, fraud and risk management and a host of merchant services.
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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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announced 10/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Stripe Inc., will acquire Paystack

synopsis: Stripe has entered into an agreement to acquire Paystack, a technology company based in Lagos that makes it easy for organizations of all sizes to collect payments from around the world.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Paystack
Paystack is a Nigerian online payments processing startup. Co-founded in 2015 by Nigerian software developers and longtime friends, Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, Paystack is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
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closed 8/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, acquired EmpatKali

synopsis: Afterpay, a company that allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time, has acquired EmpatKali, which operates a similar service in Indonesia.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers. "
target: EmpatKali
Started in 2018, EmpatKali is a payment solution that allows consumers to shop and pay in four equal installments with no interest. They can do shopping at its merchant partners, both online and offline.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, will acquire Pagantis

synopsis: Afterpay, a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, will acquire Pagantis, a Spain-based fintech company that provides automated, friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Afterpay is a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments. Afterpay allows customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time, helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest. "
target: Pagantis
Pagantis is a Spain-based fintech company that provides friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments. The company offers payment services for eCommerce businesses in Spain, France and Italy.
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announced 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Nets Holding A/S, will acquire Polskie ePłatnosci

synopsis: Nets, a leading player in the European payments industry, will acquire Polskie ePłatności (PeP), from Innova Capital, a private equity firm in Central Europe. PeP is a payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, e-commerce, and more.
buyer: Nets Holding A/S
Nets is one of the top payment processors in Europe. Nets focuses on making it even easier and more intuitive for their customers to handle digital payments and related services. The company handles billions of transactions annually and is a trusted partner to more than 700,000 merchant outlets. "
target parent: Innova Capital
target: Polskie ePłatnosci
Polskie ePłatności (PeP) is a leading payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments and providing innovative services for business. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, loyalty programs, e-commerce, and more.
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$458
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announced 4/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Grab, will acquire Kudo

synopsis: Grab, the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kudo, the leading O2O (online to offline) ecommerce platform in Indonesia. Kudo’s O2O platform enables Indonesia’s unbanked consumers to shop online by connecting them with online merchants and service providers.
buyer: Grab
Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes commuting solutions for drivers and passengers. "
target: Kudo
Kudo is Indonesia’s leading Online to Offline (O2O) platform. Kudo enables digital entrepreneurs to become the gateway for unbanked & less tech-savvy customers to the digital ecosystem. Services offered include cell-phone top-up, bill payments, online shopping, fin-tech & digital payment services.
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closed 9/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

CashFlows, acquired iCheque Network Limited

synopsis: CashFlows, the fast-growing and innovative provider of merchant payment solutions, focused on maximizing payment success, announced the completion of its acquisition of iCheque Network Ltd, a high-growth online payments company. iCheque provides an online virtual payment solution via its Payr brand.
buyer: CashFlows
CashFlows is the fast-growing and innovative provider of merchant payment solutions, focused on maximizing payment success. At CashFlows they have designed a range of innovative business payment services, designed to help clients manage their cash flow. "
target: iCheque Network Limited
iCheque provides an online virtual payment solution via its Payr brand, aimed at increasing card acceptance rates for merchants’ customers and providing greater security, fraud prevention, and privacy for consumers in their online transactions.
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NTT Data, Inc., acquired Payoo

synopsis: NTT DATA Corporation, through the Singapore-based unit NTT DATA Asia Pacific, has agreed to take over Vietnamese fintech firm VietUnion Online Services Corporation. VietUnion, a subsidiary of Saigon Investment Group, has been expanding this business primarily through Payoo, which enables users to make different sorts of bill payments.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT Data, Inc. (TSE:9613:$21,303.17)
NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing and cloud-based solutions."
target parent: Saigon Investment Group
target: Payoo
Payoo enables users to make different sorts of bill payments. It has reached a transaction volume of $1 billion per year, Payoo is an operating subsidiary of VietUnion, which also provides various software solutions such as a mobile POS system, smart-card solutions for transportation and more.
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closed 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Wirecard AG, purchased Payments Business from GI Retail

synopsis: Wirecard AG announced its acquisition of the payments business of Great Indian (GI) Retail Group, one of India’s and South East Asia’s leading electronic payment and retail-assisted e-commerce groups. The acquisition includes the brands “iCASHCARD”, “Smartshop”, “StarGlobal”, “Commerce Payment” as well as several segment brands.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
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. "
seller: GI Retail
GI Retail is a payment service provider based out of India and was established in 2007. The acquisition includes the brands “iCASHCARD”, “Smartshop”, “StarGlobal”, “Commerce Payment” as well as several segment brands.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, acquired Leetchi

synopsis: French startup Leetchi has been acquired by French bank Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, a leading player in banking and insurance. Leetchi.com allows customers to easily collect and organize money for group payments for birthdays, farewell presents, weekends away with friends, charity associations and more.
buyer: Crédit Mutuel Arkéa
The Crédit Mutuel Arkéa Group is a leading player in banking and insurance. With a strong presence in France – including in 19 of the country's 22 regions – and Belgium, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa serves customers in 26 countries. "
target: Leetchi
Leetchi.com is a clever and secure service for all group payments. Leetchi.com allows customers to easily collect and organize money for group payments for birthdays, farewell presents, weekends away with friends, charity associations and more.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Optimal Payments Plc, will acquire Skrill Group

synopsis: Optimal Payments Plc, a global provider of online and mobile payment processing services, has entered into an agreement to acquire Skrill Group from CVC Funds and other shareholders.The Skrill Group is one of Europe's leading digital payments businesses providing digital wallet solutions and online payment processing capabilities.
buyer: Optimal Payments Plc (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions, trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year. "
target parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: Skrill Group
Skrill is a privately held global provider of digital payment and electronic money solutions. They are one of Europe's leading digital payments providers providing digital wallet solutions and online payment processing capabilities and is one of the largest pre-paid online voucher providers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,431 [$1,694]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$82
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
20.7x
closed 12/26/2014 via Reuters

Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd., acquired 99Bill Corporation

synopsis: China's Dalian Wanda Group Co, announced that it has bought a controlling stake in 99Bill Corp, a Chinese third-party payment processor. The company offers bank and prepaid card processing, account refilling, mass payment, data security, and online marketing services.
buyer: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
Dalian Wanda Group was founded in 1988 and operates in five major industries including Commercial Properties, Luxury Hotels, Tourism Investment, Cultural Industry, and Department Store Chain. The company has assets of 31 billion dollars and an annual income of 17 billion dollars. "
target: 99Bill Corporation
99Bill Corporation provides e-mail and mobile phone number based payment solutions. The company offers bank and prepaid card processing, account refilling, mass payment, data security, and online marketing services.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/26/2014 via Company Press Release

Qiwi plc, acquired Dengi.Mail.Ru

synopsis: QIWI plc acquires Dengi.Mail.Ru project from Mail.Ru Group. Dengi.Mail.Ru is a payment system allowing users to make instant payments for goods and services via web interface or apps.
buyer: Qiwi plc (QIWI:$325.45)
QIWI provides everyone with convenient and accessible instruments for making all kinds of regular and requisite payments. QIWI Kiosks and Visa QIWI Wallet help to pay for services of over 54 000 providers. "
target parent: DST Global (Investment Company)
target: Dengi.Mail.Ru
Dengi.Mail.Ru develops internet based payment portal which allows payment for goods and services such as mobile communication, telephony, Internet, utility payments, financial services, projects, and gambling services.
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announced 8/19/2013 via PR Newswire

CVC Capital Partners, will acquire Skrill Group

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products, announced that it has agreed to the sale of Skrill Group to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners. Skrill is one of Europe's largest online payment systems and among the world's largest independent digital wallet providers with over 36 million account holders.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms. CVC funds seek to identify attractive investments and then develop sustainable, long-term value in close partnership with management teams. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Skrill Group
Skrill is one of Europe's largest online payment systems and among the world's largest independent digital wallet providers with over 36 million account holders.
price ($mm)
$601*
rev ($mm)
$267
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.0x
announced 12/5/2011 via Company Description

FlexiGroup Limited, will acquire Paymate Pty Ltd.

synopsis: FlexiGroup, provider of vendor and retail point-of-sale finance and telecommunication services in Australasia and Ireland, entered into an agreement with ACT Merchant Services to acquire the business of Paymate Pty Limited, a provider of internet-based payment services via credit card.
buyer: FlexiGroup Limited (AU:FXL:$246.22)
FlexiGroup is a leading provider of vendor and retail point-of-sale finance and telecommunication services. The company offers lease, rental, interest free and mobile broadband plans and operates in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. "
target parent: Paymate
target: Paymate Pty Ltd.
Paymate Pty Ltd. provides internet-based payment services via credit card. It also provides information, risk, and financial management services. The company is based in Sydney, Australia.
price ($mm)
$1.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2002 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired PayPal, Inc.

synopsis: eBay Inc., the world's online marketplace, completed its previously announced acquisition of PayPal, Inc., the global payments platform.
buyer: Ebay Inc. (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal enables any individual or business with an email address to send and receive payments online securely, easily and quickly. PayPal has nearly 79 million accounts and is available to users in 56 markets around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,432 [$1,338]
rev ($mm)
$174
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ajua, acquired WayaWaya Inc.

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

ACI Worldwide, acquired Walletron

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

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
price ($mm)
$72
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Majid Al Futtaim, acquired Beam Wallet Pty Ltd

synopsis: Majid Al Futtaim, a UAE-based shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure developer, has acquired Beam, a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones.
buyer: Majid Al Futtaim
Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 21 shopping malls, 12 hotels, three mixed-use communities, 284 VOX Cinema screens and 30 Magic Planet family entertainment centres. "
target: Beam Wallet Pty Ltd
Beam is a leading mobile wallet app in the UAE that makes payments and rewards easy. Beam enables retailers to accept mobile payments and engage with their customers directly through their smartphones. Beam offers consumers a rewarding, convenient and secure way to shop.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Zaggle, acquired Click&Pay

synopsis: Mumbai-based expense management startup Zaggle has acquired Hyderabad-based mobile payment solutions platform Click&Pay in a cash and stock deal. Click&Pay was founded in 2015 by Kalyan Karteek. It provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions.
buyer: Zaggle
Zaggle is an award-winning digital payments, cashback and analytics company. They help corporates and individuals enjoy gifts and experiences across multiple channels everyday. They are based in India. "
target: Click&Pay
Click&Pay provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions. It helps users to make payments in a smart way by providing them to find the best offers in their locality and cashbacks on successful transactions. Users can also send money to or request money from their pals.
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PayPal, Inc.
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Afterpay Holdings Limited
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers.
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$332.11
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$7.03
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$2.85
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Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
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$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
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Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
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EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
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Boku, Inc.
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$50.15
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$1.09
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Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
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Blue Label Telecoms
Blue Label Telecoms
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SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
SpendSmart Networks, Inc.
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$2.66
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($11.25)
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Fintech Select
Fintech Select
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$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
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