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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:$17,788.00)
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 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

E-Settlement Limited, acquired QuickCash

synopsis: Nigerian fintech startup E-Settlement has acquired the Ivory Coast-based QuickCash to help it expand across a host of other West African countries. QuickCash is an Ivorian electronic payment and money transfer company promoting financial inclusion of rural populations and those operating in the informal sectors of Ivory Coast, Niger, and more.
buyer: E-Settlement Limited
Founded by Olaoluwa Awojoodu in 2017, E-Settlement provides financial services to different target markets through its platforms, placing itself at the forefront of innovative, easy-to-use, affordable, secure and inclusive payment solutions for Africa. "
target: QuickCash
QuickCash is an Ivorian electronic payment and money transfer company promoting financial inclusion of rural populations and those operating in the informal sectors of Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Niger, Togo and more. QuickCash was established in 2010 and provides services to underserved populations.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BusinessWire

BitPesa, acquired TransferZero

synopsis: BitPesa, the first and largest blockchain payments platform for Africa and Europe, announced their acquisition of Madrid, Spain-based TransferZero, an international, online money transfer platform that specializes in sending money to consumers and companies in 200 countries using over 50 different currencies.
buyer: BitPesa
BitPesa is an online payment platform that leverages Blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. BitPesa's clients range from African businesses and multinational companies to bank networks. "
target: TransferZero
TransferZero is the first Spanish Fintech platform to send money online to the rest of the world. The platform enables international remittances and B2B services, autonomously or through the management of a personal advisor, in more than 200 countries and 34 currencies.
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closed 8/29/2016 via PR Newswire

TerraPay, acquired Pay2Global

synopsis: TerraPay, a mobile-first payment transfer company incubated by Mahindra Comviva, announced it has completed the acquisition of UK-based money-transfer company, Pay2Global Limited, following regulatory approvals. In an outright purchase, TerraPay has acquired 100% of Pay2Global for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: TerraPay
TerraPay is a mobile-first international payment network that interconnects financial services providers -- mobile wallet service providers, money transfer operators, banks and payment platforms – to create a “one network” for secure and seamless transnational movement of funds. "
target: Pay2Global
Pay2Global is a leading foreign currency, money remittance and global payments company based in the heart of London. Pay2Global is a regulated digital international money transfer company with passporting rights into the European Economic Area (EEA).
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closed 3/19/2021 via PR Newswire

Enova, acquired Pangea Payments

synopsis: Enova International, a leading financial technology company, has acquired Pangea Universal Holdings, a payments platform offering mobile international money transfer services. This acquisition brings Enova's technology, analytics, and online business expertise to the international money transfer market with a focus on Latin America and Asia.
buyer: Enova (ENVA:$597.50)
Enova is a leading financial technology company providing online financial services through its AI and machine learning powered lending platform. Enova serves the needs of non-prime consumers and small businesses, who are frequently underserved by traditional banks. "
target: Pangea Payments
Pangea is a payments platform offering mobile international money transfer services. Pangea's powerful, easy-to-use mobile application provides secure, fast and affordably priced international money transfer from the U.S. to 40 countries with a focus on Latin America and Asia.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Payconiq, acquired Digicash Payments SA

synopsis: Payconiq has announced that it is expanding its business footprint in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with the acquisition of the Digicash Payments application. Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: Payconiq
Payconiq, the 2014 brainchild of the ING innovation lab, is a European mobile payment initiative with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Hasselt and Luxembourg. Currently, over 35,000 shops are actively connected to the system in Belgium and rollout is imminent in the Netherlands. "
target: Digicash Payments SA
Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash. The Digicash system works in partnership with banks, shops, insurers and energy providers, among others, and its mobile app is used by one-quarter of the Luxembourg population.
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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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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:$21,454.00)
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 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 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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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 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:$34.74)
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.
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$4.97
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announced 12/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Keensight Capital, will acquire Buckaroo

synopsis: Keensight Capital, one of the leading private equity managers dedicated to pan-European Growth Buyout investments, is acquiring a majority stake in Buckaroo from Blackfin Capital. Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants.
buyer: Keensight Capital
Paris-based Keensight Capital is a European Growth Buyout investor with deep expertise in IT and Healthcare. Keensight Capital partners with the management teams of fast growing and profitable companies providing capital, strategic guidance and operational support. "
target parent: BlackFin Capital Partners
target: Buckaroo
Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants. Many corporates and medium-sized companies use Buckaroo to facilitate their growth in business in ecommerce, mobile business or offline business.
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announced 8/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Paysafe Group, will acquire PagoEfectivo

synopsis: Paysafe, a leading specialized payments platform, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PagoEfectivo, a market-leading, Peruvian alternative payments (APM) platform. They are a leader in the provision of eCash and open banking solutions in Latin America.
buyer: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$1,444.25)
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 parent: Grupo El Comercio
target: PagoEfectivo
PagoEfectivo is based in Lima, Peru, and was founded in 2009. The payments platform is a market leader in the provision of eCash and open banking solutions in Latin America.
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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 (:$537.20)
Montreal-based Nuvei is the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. Its proprietary platform offers direct connections to all major payment card schemes worldwide, supports 450 local and alternative payment methods, and nearly 150 currencies. "
target: 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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closed 11/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired YellowPepper

synopsis: Visa Inc. has acquired YellowPepper, Latin America's pioneer in innovative digital financial solutions. The company’s platform enables financial institutions to easily launch card and account agnostic real-time solutions, while providing value added services such as tokenization, identity validation and risk tools.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$21,354.00)
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: YellowPepper
YellowPepper is Latin America's pioneer in innovative digital financial solutions. The company’s platform enables financial institutions to easily launch card and account agnostic real-time solutions, while providing value added services such as tokenization, identity validation and risk tools.
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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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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:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transfast
Transfast is a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast's proprietary payment network enables person-to-person, business-to-person and business-to-business payments services to their partners via APIs, SFTP, web and mobile product applications.
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announced 12/22/2021 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Dynamic Yield

synopsis: Mastercard will acquire Dynamic Yield, a state-of-the-art personalization platform and decision engine company, from McDonald's. Dynamic Yield’s technology is a natural addition to Mastercard’s existing suite of services that help brands deliver more effective and trusted customer experiences across channels.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Its mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. "
target parent: McDonald's Corporation
target: Dynamic Yield
Dynamic Yield helps enterprise brands quickly deliver and test personalized, optimized, and synchronized digital customer interactions. Its SaaS platform uses advanced AI and other technologies to support 400+ brands across the retail, financial services, and travel industries, among others.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Arcus

synopsis: Mastercard Inc. announced it had acquired Arcus Financial Intelligence Inc. to enhance the delivery of bill pay solutions and other real-time payment applications across Latin America. Arcus Financial Intelligence, which has offices in New York and Mexico City, offers services including bill pay and cash-in, cash-out services.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Arcus
Arcus is a platform that enables any business to launch and offer innovative payment solutions across LatAm. Arcus’ mission is to make payments possible for everyone. The world’s largest and most innovative companies choose Arcus to accept and process payments across the Americas.
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MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire CipherTrace

synopsis: Mastercard, a global technology company in the payments industry, will acquire CipherTrace, a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: CipherTrace
CipherTrace is a leading cryptocurrency intelligence company. CipherTrace develops anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions to help banks and other financial institutions trace transaction flows and comply with regulatory requirements.
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announced 4/21/2021 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ekata

synopsis: Mastercard has announced plans to acquire Ekata. Ekata's identity verification data, machine learning technology and global experience combined with Mastercard's fraud prevention and digital identity programs will help businesses confidently know who their customers are and, in turn, help those customers safely interact online.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ekata
Ekata Inc, is the global leader in digital identity verification solutions that provide businesses worldwide the ability to link any digital transaction to the human behind it. Ekata's global suite of APIs and SaaS solutions help 2,000+ businesses and partners combat cyberfraud.
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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:$17,788.00)
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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announced 6/23/2020 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Finicity

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Finicity, a leading North American provider of real-time access to financial data and insights. Through its real-time financial data aggregation and insights platform, Finicity provides solutions for financial management, payments and credit decisioning.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Finicity
Finicity enables a financial data-sharing ecosystem that is secure, inclusive and innovative. Through its real-time financial data aggregation and insights platform, Finicity provides solutions for financial management, payments and credit decisioning.
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announced 12/23/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire RiskRecon

synopsis: Mastercard has agreed to acquire RiskRecon, a provider of AI and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. In addition to supporting Mastercard solutions, RiskRecon will continue to provide cybersecurity solutions across a broader set of industries, including healthcare and manufacturing.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard's global payments processing network connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: RiskRecon
RiskRecon is a leading provider of artificial intelligence and data analytics solutions to support companies in protecting their cyber systems and infrastructure. With RiskRecon’s pioneering scanning and evaluation technologies, organizations can proactively manage cyber risks.
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announced 10/22/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire SessionM

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire SessionM, a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: SessionM
SessionM is a customer engagement and loyalty platform empowering the world’s most innovative brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. The platform scales for the enterprise, globally. SessionM is headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe.
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announced 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
seller: Nets Holding A/S
The deal includes the Corporate Services businesses of Nets, a leading European PayTech company. The acquisition comprises the clearing and instant payment services, and e-billing solutions of Nets’ Corporate Services business.
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MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Transactis, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard, an American multinational financial services corporation, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transactis, a platform that helps businesses deliver bills and receive payments through one simple-to-navigate experience.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transactis, Inc.
Transactis transforms traditional billing and payment processing with innovative, reliable, and secure digital solutions. Its advanced technology simplifies receivables management, and is delivered to market through banks and service providers that support millions of businesses.
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closed 4/16/2019 via Market Watch

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Vyze

synopsis: Mastercard has acquired Vyze, a leading cloud-based financial technology company for businesses. By combining technology, a comprehensive lending supply, and support under one roof, Vyze is able to deliver businesses simpler, more satisfying financing experiences for their customers, wherever and whenever they shop.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
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MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ethoca

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ethoca, a global provider of technology solutions that help merchants and card issuers collaborate in real-time to quickly identify and resolve fraud in digital commerce.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ethoca
Ethoca is the leading, global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers, ecommerce merchants and online businesses to increase card acceptance, stop more fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks from both fraud and customer service disputes.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, acquired Transfast

synopsis: Mastercard, a technology company in the global payments industry, has acquired Transfast, a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast will enable Mastercard to continue servicing the growing needs of consumers and businesses as well as governments and merchants in cross-border transactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Transfast
Transfast is a global cross-border account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast's proprietary payment network enables person-to-person, business-to-person and business-to-business payments services to their partners via APIs, SFTP, web and mobile product applications.
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announced 7/17/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Brighterion, Inc.

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brighterion, Inc., a company that offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Brighterion, Inc.
Brighterion offers the world’s deepest and broadest portfolio of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, providing real-time intelligence from all data sources regardless of type, complexity and volume.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire NuData Security

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuData Security, a global technology company that helps businesses prevent online and mobile fraud using session and biometric indicators. NuData’s flagship NuDetect product identifies authentic users from fraudsters based on their online, mobile app and smartphone interactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: NuData Security
NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and behavioral analytics company. Their flagship product, NuDetect, helps organizations form digital trust by identifying users based on their online interactions - behavior that can't be mimicked or replicated by a third party.
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announced 7/21/2016 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire VocaLINK

synopsis: MasterCard Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 92.4 percent of VocaLink Holdings Limited for approximately US$920 million. VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
33.3x
announced 4/27/2015 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Applied Predictive Technologies

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies (APT). Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Applied Predictive Technologies
Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics to design, measure and calibrate marketing, merchandising, operations and capital initiatives.
price ($mm)
$600
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announced 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

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

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

MasterCard Advisors, acquired 5one Marketing Limited

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

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire ElectraCard Services

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement with Opus Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., to acquire its subsidiary, ElectraCard Services Private Limited, a leading global provider of software solutions and processing services for electronic payment and card systems.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target parent: Opus Software Solutions
target: ElectraCard Services
ElectraCard Services (ECS), headquartered in Pune, India is a leading provider of software products and processing services for electronic payments. Its customer base includes financial institutions, retailers and telcos in over 25 countries globally.
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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:$17,788.00)
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 2/11/2010 via Company Press Release

Barclays PLC, purchased Italian Credit Card Business from Citi

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

Muthoot Pappachan Group, acquired Paymatrix

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

Svea Ekonomi AB, acquired Payson AB

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

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

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

Pipeline Data Inc., acquired PayPassage, Inc.

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

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired First Data Corporation

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payments solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the company's stockholders will receive $34 per share in cash.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$26,682.49)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data Corp. is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25,666 [$27,040]
rev ($mm)
$7,277
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,073
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
closed 6/13/2006 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH

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

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

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

eFunds Corporation, acquired WildCard Systems, Inc.

synopsis: eFunds Corporation, a leading provider of risk management, electronic payments and global outsourcing solutions announced today that it has completed the acquisition of WildCard Systems, Inc.
buyer: eFunds Corporation
eFunds Corporation provides risk management, electronic payment, and outsourcing solutions worldwide. It operates in three segments: US Payments, US Risk Management, and International. "
target: WildCard Systems, Inc.
WildCard Systems is the global solutions leader in turnkey host based prepaid cards and custom stored-value products. The company offers an array of commercial and consumer stored-value products that are made available to end-users through banks and commercial clients. WildCard Systems is certified
price ($mm)
$288
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closed 1/27/2021 via Company Press Release

FortisPay, acquired Swype at Work

synopsis: FortisPay, the leader in payment technologies to businesses and developers, announced it has acquired Swype at Work (Swype) and entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Net at Work, an affiliate company of Swype. Swype delivers a suite of credit and debit card processing solutions in a variety of ways.
buyer: FortisPay
FortisPay provides payment technology and merchant solutions to businesses and software developers nationwide. FortisPay’s technology platform, Zeamster, provides state-of-the-art connectivity solutions for hundreds of software developers and channel partners. "
target: Swype at Work
Swype delivers a suite of credit and debit card processing solutions in a variety of ways. Whether it’s in-store, online, or on the go—Swype makes secure credit card transactions quick and easy so entrepreneurs can keep moving their business forward.
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closed 1/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nuvei, acquired Base Commerce

synopsis: Nuvei Corporation, the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, has acquired substantially all of the assets of Base Commerce, LLC, a leading provider of integrated payment solutions. The acquisition will significantly expand Nuvei's product capabilities with a proprietary ACH (Automated Clearing House) processing platform.
buyer: Nuvei (:$537.20)
Montreal-based Nuvei is the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. Its proprietary platform offers direct connections to all major payment card schemes worldwide, supports 450 local and alternative payment methods, and nearly 150 currencies. "
target: Base Commerce
Base is a leading provider of advanced payment processing solutions. Stakeholders in many areas of the payments ecosystem rely on Base’s comprehensive suite of technology and service offerings to ensure that payments are processed securely, promptly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
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closed 12/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Greater Sum Ventures, acquired fattmerchant

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

zipMoney Limited, acquired QuadPay

synopsis: Zip has acquired US-based company QuadPay. a leading, high-growth U.S. installment provider that is disrupting the traditional credit card industry. QuadPay’s mission is to give savvy shoppers more freedom and flexibility with the option to pay in four interest-free installments over six weeks.
buyer: zipMoney Limited (ASX:ZML:$297.43)
zipMoney is the next generation in financial services providing innovative credit and payment solutions to the online retail sector. They employ the latest tools in fraud prevention, risk management and social scoring to deliver real-time underwriting. "
target: QuadPay
Launched in 2017, QuadPay is a leading, high-growth U.S. installment provider that is disrupting the traditional credit card industry. QuadPay’s mission is to give savvy shoppers more freedom and flexibility with the option to pay in four interest-free installments over six weeks.
price ($mm)
$269
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2020 via PR Web

Payroc, acquired Gateway Payments, LLC

synopsis: Payroc, LLC, a high-growth merchant acquirer, processor and payment facilitation powerhouse, announced it has acquired the assets and operations of independent sales organization Gateway Payments, LLC. Gateway offers services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
buyer: Payroc
Payroc drives commerce for its merchants with anytime, anywhere payment solutions. Payroc serves its referral partners and merchant clients with integrity as trusted advisors and recognized experts in payments, providing transparent pricing clarity while delivering exceptional technology. "
target: Gateway Payments, LLC
Gateway Payments has an extensive variety of advanced products and credit card services to support businesses and assist in their success. They offer services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
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announced 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Max IT Finance Ltd.,, will acquire CreditGuard Ltd.

synopsis: Israel-based Max IT Finance Ltd, a credit card processor, issuer, and acquirer, will acquire CreditGuard, an Israeli provider of payment clearing solutions and credit card adjustments to thousands of businesses, from its owner SafeCharge.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Max IT Finance Ltd.,
Max is a credit card processor, issuer and acquirer, and the largest non-banking financial institution in Israel. Max, which has Principal Membership with VISA and MasterCard, services around 1.8 million cardholders, supports over 30 thousand merchants and has approximately $4 billion in assets. "
target parent: Nuvei
target: CreditGuard Ltd.
CreditGuard provides payment clearing solutions and credit card adjustments to thousands of businesses in Israel. The company's range of secure credit card clearing technology solutions includes credit card clearing abroad, credit card adjustments, tokenization, and more.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

WEX Inc., acquired Optal Ltd

synopsis: WEX Inc., a leading financial technology service provider, announced the completion of its previously announced agreement to acquire Optal, a company that specializes in optimizing B2B transactions. WEX paid total consideration of approximately $577.5 million, funded from cash on hand.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,553.37)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX is a leading financial technology service provider across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target: Optal Ltd
Optal is re-inventing how payment processes work across complex industries. Optal helps companies boost profitability across a growing number of sectors. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,720
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/15/2019 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired APS Payments

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of APS Payments, an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$198.50)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: APS Payments
APS, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mesa, AZ, is an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
9.2x
closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Pineapple Payments, acquired CardChamp

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions, has acquired CardChamp, a credit card processing and merchant services provider.
buyer: 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."
target: CardChamp
CardChamp is a credit card processing and merchant services provider. Offering customized payment processing solutions, CardChamp’s processing solutions are tailored to meet the specific needs of merchants whether a small retail store, or widely established national chain.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alliance Data Systems, Inc., acquired Blispay

synopsis: Blispay, a financial technology company pioneering the next generation of point-of-sale financing, has been acquired by Alliance Data, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries.
buyer: Alliance Data Systems, Inc. (ADS:$4,872.50)
Alliance Data® Systems (ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. ADS creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience. "
target: Blispay
Blispay is a financial technology company pioneering the next generation of point-of-sale financing. Blispay is an everyday financing solution that customers deserve and merchants need.
price ($mm)
$7.70
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Wirecard AG
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2019
rev ($mm)
$3,048.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$875.52
EBIT ($mm)
$732.98
Net Income ($mm)
$568.38
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First Global Data Limited
First Global Data is an international fintech company which enables its clients around the world through its financial services technology platform. First Global’s technology drives the convergence of compliant domestic and cross-border payments, shopping, P2P, B2C and B2B payments.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.84
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$0.78
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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.
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$21,454.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,295.00
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FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007.
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2016
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$824.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.72)
EBIT ($mm)
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65
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Evertec, Inc.
Evertec, Inc.
Evertec is a full-service transaction processing business in Latin America, with merchant acquiring, payment processing and business solutions services. They manage electronic payment networks, and offer a suite of services for core bank processing, cash processing and technology outsourcing.
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$395.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$155.45
EBIT ($mm)
$109.17
Net Income ($mm)
$78.92
Employees
1650
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Afterpay Holdings Limited
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers.
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rev ($mm)
$332.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.03
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$2.85
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Digital Garage Inc.
Digital Garage produces innovative contexts for the age of the internet by combining three crucial technologies, namely Information Technology, Marketing Technology and Financial Technology. Their core competence is in the integration of the unique areas of specialization in these technologies.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$171.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$23.20
EBIT ($mm)
$18.65
Net Income ($mm)
$24.22
Employees
376
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Ticker: ENXTBR:KEYW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Keyware Technologies NV
Keyware Technologies NV
Keyware is a leading supplier of electronic payment solutions, loyalty systems, identity applications and related transaction management. Keyware is based in Zaventem, Belgium. Keyware boasts solid partnerships with various global players in the value chain of electronic payment.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$21.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.40
EBIT ($mm)
$4.06
Net Income ($mm)
$3.50
Employees
46
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Ticker: OTCPK:MYEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MyECheck
MyECheck Inc. is a leading electronic payment technology developer and payment services provider. MyECheck provides comprehensive payment systems for all payment applications including mobile payments and the industry's most advanced security and fraud control technologies.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.78
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.16
Employees
4
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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: AIM:BOKU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boku, Inc.
Boku, Inc.
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$50.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.09
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.36
Employees
214
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$34.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.56
EBIT ($mm)
$1.49
Net Income ($mm)
$1.47
Employees
108
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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: LSE:PAYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paysafe Group
Paysafe Group
Paysafe is a leading global provider of end-to-end payment solutions. It’s core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet and online cash solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,444.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$345.78
EBIT ($mm)
$81.65
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.05
Net Income ($mm)
$1.48
Employees
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Ticker: SEHK:2318
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group
Ping An Insurance Group is one of China’s largest financial conglomerates. Ping An Insurance offers all kinds of insurance products, including travel, family, accident, corporate, health, life, and property insurance. They also offer services for loans, credit cards, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$159,378.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$31,223.54
EBIT ($mm)
$30,150.45
Net Income ($mm)
$18,493.28
Employees
376900
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Ticker: AXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Express Company
American Express Company
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travelers Cheques, travel, insurance and international banking.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$34,260.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$4,072.00
Employees
64000
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Ticker: NYSE:COF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp.
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$30,593.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$11,833.00
Employees
52000
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Ticker: V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc.
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$21,354.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$14,397.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,606.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,662.00
Employees
20500
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Ticker: MA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard Incorporated
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$17,788.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,229.00
EBIT ($mm)
$9,542.00
Net Income ($mm)
$8,093.00
Employees
21000
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Ticker: SYF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial is one of the nation’s premier consumer financial services companies. Through their partners’ over 350,000 locations across the United States and Canada, and their websites, they offer their customers a variety of credit products to finance the purchase of goods and services.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$7,216.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$2,076.00
Employees
16000
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Ticker: GPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments, Inc.
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$7,975.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,177.58
EBIT ($mm)
$1,516.02
Net Income ($mm)
$863.89
Employees
24000
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Ticker: EVOP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EVO Payments International
EVO Payments International
EVO Payments, Inc. is a leading payment technology and services provider. EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$434.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$117.01
EBIT ($mm)
$31.58
Net Income ($mm)
$2.29
Employees
2000
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Ticker: QIWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qiwi plc
Qiwi plc
QIWI is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS. It has an integrated proprietary network that enables payment services across physical, online and mobile channels.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$325.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.38
EBIT ($mm)
$81.02
Net Income ($mm)
$47.31
Employees
1375
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Calpian, Inc.
Calpian, Inc.
Calpian, Inc. (CLPI), a publicly traded company, is at the heart of electronic commerce, with corporate offices in Dallas, Texas, operating centers in Georgia, New York and Illinois, and mobile payments emerging-market operations through its subsidiary in India.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.05
Net Income ($mm)
$1.48
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:CPP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CPP Group Plc
CPP Group is an AIM-listed credit card protection and insurance assistance business process services provider.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$128.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.70
EBIT ($mm)
$6.12
Net Income ($mm)
$6.44
Employees
650
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Ticker: XTRA:WDI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wirecard AG
Wirecard AG
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,048.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$875.52
EBIT ($mm)
$732.98
Net Income ($mm)
$568.38
Employees
5685
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Ticker: ASX:ZML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney Limited
zipMoney offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services to consumers and merchants. They provide a variety of integrated Retail Finance solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses across numerous industries, both online and in-store.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$297.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($173.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($200.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1049
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Ticker: UEPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$130.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($49.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($53.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3079
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