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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Aduno Group, will acquire Accarda

synopsis: The Aduno Group announced that it is increasing its existing 30% participation in Accarda AG to 100%. With the full takeover of Accarda AG, a Swiss specialist in customer cards with payment functions and integrated customer management, the Aduno Group is strengthening its strategically important cards business.
buyer: Aduno Group
The Aduno Group offers a wide range of products and services for cashless payment from a single source. Together with the personal credit, leasing and guarantee deposit business, the Aduno Group boasts a diverse range of activities in a growing market. "
target parent: Maus Frères SA
target: Accarda
Accarda offers customer cards with payment function, mobile payment, purchase on account with and without payment in installments, gift cards and bonus programs.
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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:$16,225.00)
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.
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closed 8/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

PagSeguro, acquired Wirecard Brazil S.A

synopsis: Following a scandal of tampered accounting books, the dismantling of German Wirecard’s global operations has begun. PagSeguro announced it has acquired Wirecard’s operations in Brazil. Wirecard is the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology.
buyer: PagSeguro
PagSeguro is an online or mobile payment-based e-commerce service for commercial operations. As a company owned by the Folha/UOL Group – the Brazilian internet leader – PagSeguro operates as an issuer, acquirer and offers digital accounts. "
target parent: Wirecard AG
target: Wirecard Brazil S.A
Wirecard is the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology. As one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, it provides businesses and end customers alike with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services.
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announced 1/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Merpay, will acquire Origami Inc.

synopsis: Tokyo-based Merpay, the mobile payments unit of community-based shopping app Mercari, has reached an agreement to acquire all shares in rival Origami, a Tokyo-based start up offering a mobile shopping experience which bridges online and offline.
buyer parent: Mercari
buyer: Merpay
Tokyo-based Merpay is the mobile payments unit of community-based shopping app Mercari. "
target: Origami Inc.
Origami is a Tokyo-based start up offering a mobile shopping experience which bridges online and offline. Origami offers a mobile payments platform which allows retailers to connect, communicate and market to new and existing customers.
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closed 9/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., acquired GoPay

synopsis: PayPal has acquired 70% equity of GoPay (Guofubao Information Technology Co. [GoPay], Ltd.), which will make PayPal the first foreign payment platform to provide online payment services in China. GoPay is a technology and financial comprehensive service platform based on third-party payment.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: GoPay
Founded in January 2011, GoPay (Guofubao Information Technology Co., Ltd.) is a technology and financial comprehensive service platform based on third-party payment. Guofubao now has online payment products, mobile payment products and financial services for B2B/B2C.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Advent International, will acquire Prisma Medios de Pago

synopsis: Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 51% of Prisma Medios de Pago, Argentina's leading payments company, from a group of 14 Argentinian banks and Visa International.
buyer: Advent International
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in over 340 private equity transactions in 41 countries and as of September 30, 2018, it had US$39 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Visa, Inc.
target: Prisma Medios de Pago
Prisma Medios de Pago is an Argentinian company established in 2014 through the merger of Visa Argentina and Banelco and brings together more than 30 years of experience in the local payments market. Prisma is the leading payments company in Argentina and one of the largest in Latin America.
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announced 11/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Fintech Select, will purchase Online Payment and e-Wallet Platform from Mswipe

synopsis: Fintech Select has signed a LOI to acquire an online payment and e-wallet platform from Mswipe, India’s largest independent mobile POS merchant acquirer & network provider. The platform will include: online payment processing, online global money transfers, fraud screening, transaction dispute resolutions, cryptocurrency exchange services and more.
buyer: Fintech Select (TSXV:FTEC:$2.43)
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada. "
seller: Mswipe
The acquisition includes an online payment and e-wallet platform from Mswipe, India’s largest independent mobile POS merchant acquirer & network provider. The platform will include: online payment processing, online global money transfers, transaction dispute resolutions and more.
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closed 12/9/2016 via finextra.com

Standard Bank Group Limited, acquired SnapScan

synopsis: South Africa's Standard Bank has bought a majority stake in Firepay, the startup behind popular QR code-based mobile payments service SnapScan. The SnapScan app is an easy, affordable and convenient way for merchants to accept payments, and a safe, secure and convenient payment method for users.
buyer: Standard Bank Group Limited (JSE:SBK:$8,263.42)
Standard Bank's strategy is to build the leading Africa-focused financial services organisation. They operate in 20 countries on the African continent, including South Africa. Their three main pillars of business are Personal & Business Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking, and Wealth - Liberty. "
target: SnapScan
SnapScan is the easiest way for South Africans to pay with their phones. The app is an easy, affordable and convenient way for merchants to accept payments, and a safe, secure and convenient payment method for users, who no longer have to carry cash around with them.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BusinessWire

Seamless, acquired MeaWallet Inc

synopsis: Seamless, a global payments company, has acquired MeaWallet AS, a leading technology provider of Cloud-Based Payments and tokenization. Their Mobile Services Platform – built for digital card issuance – enables secure mobile contactless and remote payment for card issuers, supporting both open and closed loop payment schemes.
buyer: Seamless (OM:INVUO:$31.80)
Seamless is a global payments company that provides prepaid top-up systems and mobile payment services for mobile operators, distributors, retailers and consumers. "
target: MeaWallet Inc
MeaWallet is a leading technology provider of Cloud-Based Payments and tokenization. Their Mobile Services Platform – built for digital card issuance – enables secure mobile contactless and remote payment for card issuers, supporting both open and closed loop payment schemes.
price ($mm)
$4.97
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$0
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32.9x
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc, acquired Masterpayment AG

synopsis: Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of payment solutions and transaction processing services across multiple industries and in a number of emerging economies, has acquired a 60% interest in Masterpayment AG, a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany.
buyer: Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc (UEPS:$620.16)
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies. "
target: Masterpayment AG
Masterpayment AG is a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany. Masterpayment combines the technical abilities of a payment service provider with the commercial leeway of a credit card acquirer and financing possibilities of a regulated fully licensed bank.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc, acquired Masterpayment AG

synopsis: Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of payment solutions and transaction processing services across multiple industries and in a number of emerging economies, has acquired a 60% interest in Masterpayment AG, a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany.
buyer: Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc (UEPS:$620.16)
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies. "
target: Masterpayment AG
Masterpayment AG is a specialist payment services processor based in Munich, Germany. Masterpayment combines the technical abilities of a payment service provider with the commercial leeway of a credit card acquirer and financing possibilities of a regulated fully licensed bank.
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closed 8/8/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

ACCEO Solutions, acquired Perceptech

synopsis: ACCEO Solutions Inc., a leading Canadian company in the field of IT consulting and business and financial solutions for SMBs, is proud to announce its acquisition of Perceptech, a firm specializing in direct-deposit payment solutions and pre-authorized bank transfers and withdrawals.
buyer: ACCEO Solutions
Leading Canadian IT company ACCEO Solutions (formerly GFI Business Solutions) specializes in the design, implementation, integration, and support of management software; e-business development; and payment, professional, and technical services. "
target: Perceptech
Perceptech inc. offers a range of specialized services to consumers, companies, financial institutions, and public institutions. Perceptech Inc. provides online direct-deposit payment solutions and pre-authorized bank transfers and withdrawals.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired Earthport plc

synopsis: Visa Inc. announced it has acquired control of Earthport, a company that provides cross-border payment services to banks, money transfer service providers and businesses via the world’s largest independent ACH network.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$21,846.00)
Visa Inc. is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. "
target: Earthport plc (EPCUF.PK:$42.04)
Earthport provides cross-border payment services to banks, money transfer service providers and businesses via the world’s largest independent ACH network. Customers gain new levels of predictability, transparency and cost-efficiency without intermediary deductions or landing fees.
price ($mm)[EV]
$296 [$266]
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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:$16,225.00)
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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closed 1/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

P2 Capital Partners, SilverLake, acquired Blackhawk Network, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a global financial technology company and a leader in prepaid gift, reward and incentive technologies and solutions, announced that Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, and P2 Capital Partners, a New York-based investment firm, have acquired Blackhawk.
buyer: SilverLake
buyer: P2 Capital Partners
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. P2 Capital Partners is a New York-based investment firm that applies a private equity approach to investing in the public market. "
target: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and rewards programs in retail, ecommerce and mobile wallets.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$2,070
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$151
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closed 12/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Kraken, acquired Glidera Inc.

synopsis: Global digital asset exchange Kraken announced the acquisition of the award-winning bitcoin wallet funding service Glidera. Chicago-based Glidera is the first non-custodial buying and selling service for bitcoin wallets. Glidera enables secure one-click buying and selling of bitcoin straight from bitcoin wallets via convenient ACH bank transfers.
buyer: Kraken
Kraken is the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and also trading Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is consistently rated the best and most secure Bitcoin exchange by independent news media. "
target: Glidera Inc.
Glidera makes digital currency wallets better by providing applications the ability to offer bitcoin buy and sell services. Using Glidera’s flexible API, developers can integrate this functionality while Glidera handles the compliance, banking, liquidity, and fraud challenges.
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announced 9/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Wirecard AG, will acquire PaymentLink Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Wirecard has agreed to purchase all shares in three companies of the Korvac Group. These consist of Singapore based PaymentLink Pte. Ltd., and two subsidiaries in Malaysia and Singapore. PaymentLink operates one of the largest payment networks for local contactless payment cards.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard AG is one of the leading international providers of electronic payment and risk management solutions. Worldwide, Wirecard supports over 10,000 companies from many and various industry segments in automating their payment processes and minimizing cases of default. "
target parent: Korvac Holdings
target: PaymentLink Pte. Ltd.
PaymentLink operates one of the largest payment networks for local contactless payment cards. The company is also one of the leading domestic acquiring processors and distributes prepaid cards. They are a well-established provider of PoS infrastructure as well as payment and technology services.
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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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announced 11/16/2020 via Bloomberg

Nexi S.p.A., will acquire Nets Holding A/S

synopsis: Italian payments processor Nexi SpA will acquire Nets A/S, creating Europe’s biggest payments firm by volume. Headquartered in Denmark, Nets is one of the largest integrated Pan-European PayTech companies and a leader in the Nordic region. The deal will quadruple Nexi’s footprint in Europe, giving the company access to markets in 25 countries.
buyer: Nexi S.p.A. (:$1,808.17)
Nexi is the leading PayTech Company in Italy and operates in partnership with over 150 partner banks. The company operates in three areas, Merchant Services & Solutions, Cards & Digital Payments, and Digital Banking Solutions. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Nets Holding A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Nets is one of the largest integrated Pan-European PayTech companies and a leader in the Nordic region. Nets serves over 740,000 merchant outlets, over 40 million cards, and more than 250 financial institutions, and handles over €125 billion card payments annually.
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$7,084 [$8,336]
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$323
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closed 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nuvei, acquired Smart2Pay

synopsis: Nuvei Corporation, the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, has acquired Smart2Pay Global Services B.V., a smart web payments company based in the Netherlands. The acquisition strengthens Nuvei’s presence in high-growth digital commerce verticals and further expands the Company’s geographic footprint in additional regions.
buyer: Nuvei (:$338.49)
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: Smart2Pay
Smart2Pay is a smart web payments company based in the Netherlands. They give merchants, marketplaces, banks, and payment service providers access to a large mix of local and global payment methods. Smart2Pay also takes care of the collection of payments, administration, and distribution of funds.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Aduno Group, will acquire Accarda

synopsis: The Aduno Group announced that it is increasing its existing 30% participation in Accarda AG to 100%. With the full takeover of Accarda AG, a Swiss specialist in customer cards with payment functions and integrated customer management, the Aduno Group is strengthening its strategically important cards business.
buyer: Aduno Group
The Aduno Group offers a wide range of products and services for cashless payment from a single source. Together with the personal credit, leasing and guarantee deposit business, the Aduno Group boasts a diverse range of activities in a growing market. "
target parent: Maus Frères SA
target: Accarda
Accarda offers customer cards with payment function, mobile payment, purchase on account with and without payment in installments, gift cards and bonus programs.
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announced 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Aduno Group, will acquire Accarda

synopsis: The Aduno Group announced that it is increasing its existing 30% participation in Accarda AG to 100%. With the full takeover of Accarda AG, a Swiss specialist in customer cards with payment functions and integrated customer management, the Aduno Group is strengthening its strategically important cards business.
buyer: Aduno Group
The Aduno Group offers a wide range of products and services for cashless payment from a single source. Together with the personal credit, leasing and guarantee deposit business, the Aduno Group boasts a diverse range of activities in a growing market. "
target parent: Maus Frères SA
target: Accarda
Accarda offers customer cards with payment function, mobile payment, purchase on account with and without payment in installments, gift cards and bonus programs.
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closed 8/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Aduno Group, acquired Contovista AG

synopsis: The Aduno Group, Swiss specialist in cashless payments, is acquiring a majority stake in Contovista. Swiss fintech start-up Contovista AG is Switzerland's leading provider of personal finance management (PFM) solutions.
buyer: Aduno Group
The Aduno Group offers a wide range of products and services for cashless payment from a single source. Together with the personal credit, leasing and guarantee deposit business, the Aduno Group boasts a diverse range of activities in a growing market. "
target: Contovista AG
Contovista AG is Switzerland's leading provider of personal finance management (PFM) solutions. With its data analytics, Swiss fintech start-up Contovista AG specialises in evaluating and visualising financial data.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Türkiye Is Bankasi A.S, will acquire Moka Odeme Kurulusu A.S.

synopsis: Turkiye Is Bankasi (Isbank), Turkey's first national bank, will acquire Moka, a digital payment services provider in Turkey. Moka provides online and mobile payment solutions for businesses of all sizes. Their virtual POS solution enables businesses to quickly and securely receive payments via SMS, e-mail, debit cards, and credit cards.
buyer: Türkiye Is Bankasi A.S (IBSE:ISCTR:$3,818.65)
Turkiye Is Bankasi (Isbank) is Turkey's first national bank. Isbank offers personal and commercial banking services. They also offer mobile banking, internet banking, telephone banking, and call center services. Isbank has 1,400 local and overseas branches and operates over 6,000 ATMs in Turkey. "
target: Moka Odeme Kurulusu A.S.
Moka is a digital payment services provider in Turkey. Moka provides online and mobile payment solutions for businesses of all sizes. Their virtual POS solution enables businesses to quickly and securely receive payments via SMS, e-mail, debit cards, and credit cards.
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on offer 10/4/2013 via Company Press Release

GHL Systems Bhd, offer to acquire e-pay Asia Limited

synopsis: GHL Systems Bhd has proposed to make a takeover offer to acquire all of the shares in e-pay Asia Ltd. e-pay Asia Limited is the pioneer electronic payment service provider in South East Asia. It consists of 15,000 Points of Sale that can accept cash payments for pre-paid mobile, reload, bill payment and process debit and credit transactions.
buyer: GHL Systems Bhd
GHL Systems is Asia/Pacific’s leading end-to-end payment services provider, deploying world-class payment infrastructure, services, and technology. "
target: e-pay Asia Limited
e-pay Asia Limited (“EPY”) is the pioneer electronic payment service provider in South East Asia. It consists of 15,000 Points of Sale that can accept cash payments for pre-paid mobile, reload, bill payment and process debit and credit transactions.
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closed 12/6/2012 via PR Newswire

EVO Payments International, acquired PowerPay, LLC

synopsis: EVO Payments International, one of the nation's largest privately held credit card processors, announced that it has acquired PowerPay, a premier provider of integrated E-Commerce and point-of-sale (POS) payment processing solutions headquartered in Portland, Maine.
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: PowerPay, LLC
Established in 2003, PowerPay is a premier provider of integrated eCommerce payment solutions and point-of-sale payment processing solutions, including credit card machines and terminals, merchant account credit card processing and more.
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closed 4/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Datacap Systems Inc., purchased Payments Gateway Technology from Octopi Commerce LLC

synopsis: Datacap Systems Inc., a leading processor and hardware agnostic integrated payments middleware provider, has recently acquired the payments gateway technology asset from Octopi (formerly Monetary.co), a technology leader offering omni-channel marketing automation for POS.
buyer: Datacap Systems Inc.
Datacap Systems develops and markets innovative integrated payments solutions for any Point of Sale - including PC-based, embedded, browser-based, unattended, and mobile POS. "
seller: Octopi Commerce LLC
The acquisition includes the payments gateway technology asset from Octopi (formerly Monetary.co). Octopi, headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, is a technology leader offering omni-channel marketing automation for POS.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

OneFi, acquired Amplify Payment

synopsis: Lagos based online lending startup OneFi is buying Nigerian payment solutions company Amplify. Founded in 2016 by Segun Adeyemi and Maxwell Obi, Amplify is a payments gateway company for merchants and has partnered with banks, who offer its white label mTransfers social payment product.
buyer: OneFi
OneFi is on a mission to democratise access to finance by leveraging data and technology. Their lending process is fully online via the Paylater Mobile App. Paylater is Nigeria's leading digital financial services platform that specializes in consumer lending. "
target: Amplify Payment
Founded in 2016 by Segun Adeyemi and Maxwell Obi, Amplify is a payments gateway company for merchants and has partnered with banks, who offer its white label mTransfers social payment product. Amplify is a payment solution that helps Nigerian businesses accept and manage recurring payments online.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

InnoCells, acquired PAYTPV

synopsis: InnoCells , the digital business hub of Banco Sabadell, has acquired PAYTPV , a Spanish startup that offers an advanced payment gateway to optimize the online and offline charging process with a fully integrated user experience.
buyer parent: Banco Sabadell
buyer: InnoCells
InnoCells is the hub of new digital ventures of Banco Sabadell. It is the union of two ways of understanding business: the values of the startup world and the experience of Banco Sabadell. A place where design, strategy and technology generate new business opportunities. "
target: PAYTPV
PAYTPV is a Spanish startup that offers an advanced payment gateway to optimize the online and offline charging process with a fully integrated user experience. PAYTPV is an online payment gateway that offers a range of credit and debit card solutions, such as a virtual POS.
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closed 10/24/2014 via BusinessWire

North American Bancard, acquired Electronic Payment Exchange, Ltd

synopsis: North American Bancard, preeminent among the nation’s top payment services companies and the leading provider of the PayAnywhere suite of mobile point of sale solutions announced the acquisition of Electronic Payment Exchange (EPX), a global, full-service credit card, debit card, stored value, and electronic check payment transaction processor.
buyer: North American Bancard
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, North American Bancard is a multi-faceted payment solutions provider dedicated to providing the latest technology as well as committing to the highest service levels. "
target: Electronic Payment Exchange, Ltd
Founded in 1979, Electronic Payment Exchange (EPX) is a full-service credit card, debit card, and electronic check (ACH) payment processor providing secure front-end and back-end payment solutions that utilize tokenization and encryption technologies.
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closed 5/28/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Purpose Investments, acquired CreditGenie Inc.

synopsis: Purpose, a Canadian investment company, has announced the acquisition of CreditGenie Inc., a company that supports Canadian small and medium-sized businesses by providing a fully digital alternative payment solution, enabling their customers to increase purchasing power through instant credit adjudication at the point-of-sale.
buyer: Purpose Investments
Purpose Investments is an investment company leading innovation in Canada. They specialize in asset management, mutual funds, alternative investments, fixed income, equity growth funds and more. "
target: CreditGenie Inc.
CreditGenie, based in Toronto, supports Canadian small and medium-sized businesses by providing a fully digital alternative payment solution, enabling their customers to increase purchasing power through instant credit adjudication at the point-of-sale.
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closed 11/10/2016 via PR Newswire

Vantiv, acquired Moneris Solutions Corporation

synopsis: Vantiv, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions, announced its agreement to acquire Moneris Solutions, Inc. (Moneris USA) from Moneris Solutions Corporation (Moneris) for $425 million USD. Moneris is one of North America's largest providers of payment processing solutions.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Vantiv (VNTV:$3,796.12)
Vantiv, Inc. is a leading, integrated payment processor differentiated by a single, proprietary technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes in the U.S. "
target parent: Moneris
target: Moneris Solutions Corporation
As one of North America's largest providers of payment processing solutions, Moneris offers credit, debit, wireless and online payment services for merchants in virtually every industry segment and processes more than three billion transactions, annually.
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closed 2/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

TA Associates, acquired AffiniPay

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, has acquired AffiniPay, a full-service merchant account and online payment gateway provider. AffiniPay was created in response to demand from local, state and national organizations to work with a payment processor that understands the unique needs of association payment processes.
buyer: TA Associates
TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. Focused on targeted sectors within five industries—technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and business services—TA invests in profitable, growing companies with opportunities for sustained growth. "
target: AffiniPay
AffiniPay is a full-service merchant account and online payment gateway provider. AffiniPay was created in response to demand from local, state and national organizations to work with a payment processor that understands the unique needs of association payment processes.
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closed 10/17/2018 via GlobeNewswire

EVO Payments International, acquired ClearONE Payment Gateway

synopsis: EVO Payments, Inc., a leading global provider of payment technology integration and acquiring solutions, announced the acquisition of ClearONE, a leading POS payments platform integrated to over one hundred software solutions serving more than 10,000 merchants across Europe.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$529.62)
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. "
target: ClearONE Payment Gateway
ClearONE is a leading POS payments platform integrated to over one hundred software solutions serving more than 10,000 merchants across Europe. Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, the ClearONE platform seamlessly and securely serves independent software vendors (ISVs).
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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)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2012 via PE Hub

Network International, acquired TimesofMoney

synopsis: Payment solution provider Network International has acquired a majority stake in TimesofMoney, an Indian online remittance and digital payments service provider. The acquisition enables Network International to open up a much-needed online remittance service in the key GCC – India corridor.
buyer parent: Abraaj Capital
buyer: Network International (LSE:NETW:$334.91)
Network International is a leading provider of payment solutions in the Middle East. Network International is well-equipped to meet the growing needs of its customers, making payment transactions secure, fast and easy for banks, financial institutions, retailers and their customers. "
target: TimesofMoney
TimesofMoney is the leading digital payments & remittances service provider catering to retail & institutional clients. TimesofMoney’s bouquet of services includes retail online remittances, value-added NRI Services, white-labeled remittance platforms & online payment gateway solutions.
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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
closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Numo LLC, acquired Sentral, LLC

synopsis: PNC’s fintech incubator numo has acquired Sentral, a debit gateway technology and business that helps publishers track debit network transactions in the card-linked offer (CLO) space. The acquisition of Sentral provides numo the opportunity to deliver infrastructure that dramatically improves connectivity between merchants and processing networks.
buyer parent: The PNC Financial Services Group
buyer: Numo LLC
numo is a fintech incubator and subsidiary of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. numo identifies opportunities and builds fintech products from the ground up, leveraging in-house capabilities that span research, product design, software development, sales, and marketing. "
target parent: Wolfe, LLC
target: Sentral, LLC
Sentral works with debit networks to provide a single point of integration for CLO (Card-Linked Offer) program providers, creating technical and operational efficiencies for both networks and CLO program providers and enabling the acceleration of support for debit cards in CLO programs.
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announced 7/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Paysafe Group, will acquire Openbucks

synopsis: Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, announced its acquisition of US-based payment technology company, Openbucks, an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
buyer: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
UK-based Paysafe is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing, and online cash solutions. "
target: Openbucks
Openbucks is an alternative payment gateway that enables online merchants to accept cash and retailer gift cards as a form of payment from their consumers who do not use bank accounts or credit cards to transact online.
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closed 4/23/2020 via finextra.com

Worldline, acquired GoPay s.r.o.

synopsis: Worldline, one of the largest payments providers in Europe, has acquired a 53% stake in GoPay, an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
buyer: Worldline
Worldline is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new-generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative solutions to the end consumer. "
target: GoPay s.r.o.
GoPay is an online payments processor in the Czech Republic. GoPay provides a payment gateway solution that makes online payments more comfortable, faster, and safer. The company serves more than 9,000 e-commerce clients in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/4/2015 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, will acquire PAY.ON AG

synopsis: ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, and PAY.ON, a leader in eCommerce payment gateway services, announced they have entered into a definitive transaction agreement where ACI will acquire 100 percent of the equity of PAY.ON.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments company, powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software processes $13 trillion each day in payments and securities transactions. "
target: PAY.ON AG
PAY.ON delivers white label global payment gateway solutions to payment service providers, ISOs, acquirers, ISVs, and VARs, enabling them to fully outsource payment transaction processing or integrate a gateway-to-gateway solution.
price ($mm)
$196
rev ($mm)
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announced 12/19/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Sberbank, will acquire Yandex Money

synopsis: Russia's largest state-owned bank Sberbank said it will buy Yandex.Money—the online payment service of the country's most popular search engine, Yandex NV—to establish a foothold in the country's growing e-commerce and electronic payment sector.
buyer: Sberbank (MISX:SBER:$24,380.62)
Sberbank is the largest credit institution in Russia and CIS, accounting for 26,8% of the aggregate Russian banking assets and 29,1% of banking capital. Sberbank's brand is worth USD10.65 bn. making it the most expensive Russian brand. "
target parent: Yandex N.V.
target: Yandex Money
Yandex.Money is an online payment system – a dependable and handy tool to make instant payments for goods and services on the web. It is used daily for goods and services, from web-hosting and mobile communications to books and clothing.
price ($mm)
$60*
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.4x
EV / EBITDA

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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: 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
2015
rev ($mm)
$620.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.63
EBIT ($mm)
$120.57
Net Income ($mm)
$87.95
Employees
4764
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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
2015
rev ($mm)
$620.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.63
EBIT ($mm)
$120.57
Net Income ($mm)
$87.95
Employees
4764
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$81.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($20.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($21.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
354
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Ticker: ASX:EML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EML Payments
EML Payments
With payment solutions from EML, customers will be empowered with more control, transparency and flexibility over their payment processes. Their combined portfolio offers innovative payment technology solutions for payouts, gifts, incentives, rewards, and supplier payments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$66.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.31
EBIT ($mm)
$9.30
Net Income ($mm)
$5.77
Employees
275
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Ticker: TSXV:FGD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Global Data Limited
First Global Data Limited
First Global Data is an international fintech company which enables its clients around the world through its financial services technology platform. First Global’s technology drives the convergence of compliant domestic and cross-border payments, shopping, P2P, B2C and B2B payments.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
56
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Ticker: ASX:WJA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wameja Ltd.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
185
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Ticker: OM:INVUO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invuo Technologies AB
Founded in 2001 (and previously named Seamless Distribution), Invuo Technologies is a mobile payments technology company, which provides innovative B2B mobile payment services and electronic top-up systems for the financial industry, mobile operators and retailers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$31.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
102
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Ticker: TSXV:FTEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fintech Select
Fintech Select
Fintech Select is a provider of robust and disruptive Pre-Paid Card programs, mobile banking solutions and Cryptocurrency technologies. Fintech Select also owns and operates three core business divisions and an integrated call centre. They are based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.86)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.91
Employees
45
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Ticker: AIM:PKG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park Group plc
Park Group plc
Park Group plc is one of the UK’s leading multi-retailer voucher and prepaid gift card business, focused on the corporate gift and Christmas savings markets and sales are generated through the internet, their direct sales force and agents.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$369.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.62
EBIT ($mm)
$12.71
Net Income ($mm)
$11.84
Employees
344
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Ticker: PYPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PayPal, Inc.
PayPal, Inc.
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$17,037.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,235.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,589.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,536.00
Employees
21800
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Ticker: EEFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,491.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$463.88
EBIT ($mm)
$359.64
Net Income ($mm)
$149.93
Employees
6600
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Ticker: NYSE:SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
Sea Limited is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. They operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,681.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($980.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22600
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Ticker: WEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing 9 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,664.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$576.34
EBIT ($mm)
$390.57
Net Income ($mm)
$65.82
Employees
3700
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Ticker: AIM:FFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$824.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Ticker: OTCPK:SPDL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spindle, Inc.
Spindle, Inc.
Spindle is an innovator of merchant and consumer-facing commerce solutions focused on the Small and Medium-sized Business market. The CATALYST Marketing System components and CATALYST IP are focused on payment processing services and integrating value-added capabilities.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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