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closed 3/6/2020 via PR Newswire

InterPayments LLC, acquired SurchX

synopsis: InterPrivate LLC has acquired SurchX, a market leading payments technology platform, by a newly formed affiliate, InterPayments LLC. With the acquisition, InterPayments will be the only company in the space with API software, multiple shopping cart integrations, interactive voice response/call center integration, and Chrome browser extensions.
buyer parent: InterPrivate LLC
buyer: InterPayments LLC
InterPayments is a payment technology company allowing U.S. retailers to recover every dollar permitted while remaining in compliance. The company's free surcharging software uses a sophisticated algorithm to empower merchants to recover losses from interchange fees and boost their bottom lines. "
target: SurchX
SurchX is a market-leading payments technology platform. The company develops technology solutions allowing retailers and other merchants to recover the maximum amount of their credit card processing fees via surcharging while maintaining strict compliance with modern regulatory standards.
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closed 10/6/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Qiwi plc, acquired Plati Potom

synopsis: QIWI plc announced that it had acquired a 100% ownership stake in fintech startup Plati Potom. Plati Potom develops innovative post payment solutions for e-commerce and offline retailers and cutting-edge data analysis and credit risk management tools. Plati Potom also researches technologies like data science in payments and credit risk management.
buyer: Qiwi plc (QIWI:$325.45)
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. "
target: Plati Potom
Plati Potom is an innovative service that allows customers to buy real and virtual goods and services with deferred payment at any time, even without the availability of funds. In order to use the service, only a social network profile and a mobile phone number are needed.
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Empyr

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in employee, member, consumer, and channel partner engagement solutions, has acquired Empyr, a card-linking platform for national brands and digital publishers. Together, they will launch a new company called Figg, combining the financial institution card-linking business of Augeo with the extensive publisher experience of Empyr.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a leader in engagement, loyalty, and incentive platforms developing new solutions and innovative technology. Augeo's membership benefits and insurances, employee recognition, sales incentives, virtual & live meetings, and events solutions elevate engagement and build stronger relationships."
target: Empyr
Empyr powers online-to-offline marketing programs for some of the largest websites and apps. The company's card-linked technology connects digital advertising to in-store purchases, allowing advertisers to track the entire customer journey, from an ad impression to a physical in-store transaction.
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announced 2/10/2015 via Company Press Release

LINE Corporation, will acquire WebPay Holdings

synopsis: LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app LINE, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WebPay Holdings. The company offers the “WebPay” credit card payment platform for developers who work with e-commerce sites, online services or mobile applications.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: LINE Corporation (TSE:3938:$1,800.11)
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. "LINE" is a smartphone app which allows users to enjoy free calls and messaging with other LINE users, both nationally and internationally, regardless of which mobile network provider they are using. "
target: WebPay Holdings
WebPay Holdings offers the “WebPay” credit card payment platform for developers who work with e-commerce sites, online services or mobile applications. It offers easy to integrate API, short review period, secure payment system that does not process, transfer and store card data at member stores.
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announced 3/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fiserv, Inc., will acquire Pineapple Payments

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

Lightspeed POS, will acquire Vend

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, will acquire Vend Limited, a cloud-based retail management software company in New Zealand. Vend makes it easier for retailers to manage and grow their business. They offer solutions for POS, inventory management, payments, customer management, ecommerce, and more.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Vend
Vend is a cloud-based retail management software company in New Zealand. Vend makes it easier for retailers to manage and grow their business. They offer solutions for POS, inventory management, payments, customer management, ecommerce, and more.
price ($mm)
$276
rev ($mm)
$27
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10.2x
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announced 12/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Payoneer, will acquire Optile GmbH

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

Silver Investment Partners, acquired ALVARA Cash Management Group AG

synopsis: Silver Investment Partners (SIP), an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has acquired a majority stake in ALVARA Cash Management Group AG (ALVARA), a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions.
buyer: Silver Investment Partners
Silver Investment Partners is an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Silver Investment Partners acquires both majority and minority equity stakes in companies with sales between EUR 5 million and EUR 100 million. "
target: ALVARA Cash Management Group AG
ALVARA is a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions. Their solutions enable their clients to better control the entire cash cycle and helps increase the transparency and security of payments while minimizing the risk of fraud.
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closed 11/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Panoptic Security, Inc.

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

TransFirst, LLC, acquired CurveNorth

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

PayU Group, acquired ZooZ

synopsis: PayU, a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider, has acquired ZOOZ, a payments technology company in Israel. ZOOZ provides an open payments platform that enables merchants to connect with multiple payment providers and allows them to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider that delivers innovative technology that enables billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online. The company deploys more than 300 payment methods and PCI certified platforms to process 1.2 million payments every day. "
target: ZooZ
ZOOZ is a payments technology company in Israel that provides an open payments platform designed to enable merchants to connect with multiple payment providers. The platform allows merchants to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BusinessWire

CitNOW, acquired Quik.

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

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

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

AmeriCommerce, L.P., acquired AmeriCart

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

EVO Payments International, acquired IP Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: EVO Payments International, LLC, a leading payments service provider, announced that it has acquired a perpetual software license from IP Commerce, Inc. of Denver, Colorado. The software license allows EVO to expand its ability through its proprietary processing platforms to support the software community.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$529.62)
EVO is in the largest privately held credit card processor and among the top ten largest non-bank acquirers in the US and Canada.EVO actively services nearly 300,000 merchant customers businesses of all sizes, in various industries, focusing on the small to midsized merchants. "
target: IP Commerce, Inc.
IP Commerce provides cloud-computing platforms for commerce. Their Managed Commerce Services Platform enables service providers and software companies to become solution providers enabling new workflows and processes on-demand.
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announced 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Fine Trade gmbh

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

Cielo S.A., acquired Braspag

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

Grupo Silvio Santos, acquired Braspag

synopsis: Ideiasnet S.A., a technology venture capital company that invests in Brazil and Latin America, announces the sale of Braspag, a company specialized in e-commerce operations processing, to the Silvio Santos group which has paid R$ 25 million to acquire 100% of the business.
buyer: Grupo Silvio Santos
Grupo Silvio Santos is a diversified conglomerate created and controlled by Silvio Santos. The principal member of the group is SBT, the second largest television network in Brazil. "
target parent: Ideasnet S.A.
target: Braspag
Braspag was founded with the objective of serving e-commerce companies with the best tools for electronic payments in the market, adapted for a flexible commercial model.
price ($mm)
$13
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$1,488
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closed 1/5/2006 via PR Newswire

BitPass, Inc., acquired Yaga, Inc.

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

Pay By Touch, acquired CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Pay By Touch (TM), the leading provider of biometric authentication, loyalty, membership, and payment solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of CardSystems Solutions, Inc. for $47 million in stock and cash.
buyer: Pay By Touch
Pay By Touch is the global leader in biometric authentication, personalized marketing and payment solutions. To date, patented Pay By Touch(TM) biometric services enable 3.4 million shoppers to quickly and securely access personal accounts. "
target: CardSystems Solutions, Inc.
CardSystems is a provider of end-to-end payment processing solutions focused exclusively on meeting the needs of small to mid-sized merchants. With customizable solution sets, state-of-the-art technologies, and value-added services, CardSystems helps clients improve bottom line results.
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closed 3/6/2020 via PR Newswire

InterPayments LLC, acquired SurchX

synopsis: InterPrivate LLC has acquired SurchX, a market leading payments technology platform, by a newly formed affiliate, InterPayments LLC. With the acquisition, InterPayments will be the only company in the space with API software, multiple shopping cart integrations, interactive voice response/call center integration, and Chrome browser extensions.
buyer parent: InterPrivate LLC
buyer: InterPayments LLC
InterPayments is a payment technology company allowing U.S. retailers to recover every dollar permitted while remaining in compliance. The company's free surcharging software uses a sophisticated algorithm to empower merchants to recover losses from interchange fees and boost their bottom lines. "
target: SurchX
SurchX is a market-leading payments technology platform. The company develops technology solutions allowing retailers and other merchants to recover the maximum amount of their credit card processing fees via surcharging while maintaining strict compliance with modern regulatory standards.
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closed 3/6/2020 via PR Newswire

InterPayments LLC, acquired SurchX

synopsis: InterPrivate LLC has acquired SurchX, a market leading payments technology platform, by a newly formed affiliate, InterPayments LLC. With the acquisition, InterPayments will be the only company in the space with API software, multiple shopping cart integrations, interactive voice response/call center integration, and Chrome browser extensions.
buyer parent: InterPrivate LLC
buyer: InterPayments LLC
InterPayments is a payment technology company allowing U.S. retailers to recover every dollar permitted while remaining in compliance. The company's free surcharging software uses a sophisticated algorithm to empower merchants to recover losses from interchange fees and boost their bottom lines. "
target: SurchX
SurchX is a market-leading payments technology platform. The company develops technology solutions allowing retailers and other merchants to recover the maximum amount of their credit card processing fees via surcharging while maintaining strict compliance with modern regulatory standards.
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closed 3/6/2020 via PR Newswire

InterPayments LLC, acquired SurchX

synopsis: InterPrivate LLC has acquired SurchX, a market leading payments technology platform, by a newly formed affiliate, InterPayments LLC. With the acquisition, InterPayments will be the only company in the space with API software, multiple shopping cart integrations, interactive voice response/call center integration, and Chrome browser extensions.
buyer parent: InterPrivate LLC
buyer: InterPayments LLC
InterPayments is a payment technology company allowing U.S. retailers to recover every dollar permitted while remaining in compliance. The company's free surcharging software uses a sophisticated algorithm to empower merchants to recover losses from interchange fees and boost their bottom lines. "
target: SurchX
SurchX is a market-leading payments technology platform. The company develops technology solutions allowing retailers and other merchants to recover the maximum amount of their credit card processing fees via surcharging while maintaining strict compliance with modern regulatory standards.
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closed 10/6/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Qiwi plc, acquired Plati Potom

synopsis: QIWI plc announced that it had acquired a 100% ownership stake in fintech startup Plati Potom. Plati Potom develops innovative post payment solutions for e-commerce and offline retailers and cutting-edge data analysis and credit risk management tools. Plati Potom also researches technologies like data science in payments and credit risk management.
buyer: Qiwi plc (QIWI:$325.45)
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. "
target: Plati Potom
Plati Potom is an innovative service that allows customers to buy real and virtual goods and services with deferred payment at any time, even without the availability of funds. In order to use the service, only a social network profile and a mobile phone number are needed.
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Empyr

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in employee, member, consumer, and channel partner engagement solutions, has acquired Empyr, a card-linking platform for national brands and digital publishers. Together, they will launch a new company called Figg, combining the financial institution card-linking business of Augeo with the extensive publisher experience of Empyr.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a leader in engagement, loyalty, and incentive platforms developing new solutions and innovative technology. Augeo's membership benefits and insurances, employee recognition, sales incentives, virtual & live meetings, and events solutions elevate engagement and build stronger relationships."
target: Empyr
Empyr powers online-to-offline marketing programs for some of the largest websites and apps. The company's card-linked technology connects digital advertising to in-store purchases, allowing advertisers to track the entire customer journey, from an ad impression to a physical in-store transaction.
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announced 2/10/2015 via Company Press Release

LINE Corporation, will acquire WebPay Holdings

synopsis: LINE Corporation, owner and operator of the free call and messaging app LINE, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WebPay Holdings. The company offers the “WebPay” credit card payment platform for developers who work with e-commerce sites, online services or mobile applications.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: LINE Corporation (TSE:3938:$1,800.11)
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. "LINE" is a smartphone app which allows users to enjoy free calls and messaging with other LINE users, both nationally and internationally, regardless of which mobile network provider they are using. "
target: WebPay Holdings
WebPay Holdings offers the “WebPay” credit card payment platform for developers who work with e-commerce sites, online services or mobile applications. It offers easy to integrate API, short review period, secure payment system that does not process, transfer and store card data at member stores.
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announced 3/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fiserv, Inc., will acquire Pineapple Payments

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

Lightspeed POS, will acquire Vend

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, will acquire Vend Limited, a cloud-based retail management software company in New Zealand. Vend makes it easier for retailers to manage and grow their business. They offer solutions for POS, inventory management, payments, customer management, ecommerce, and more.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Vend
Vend is a cloud-based retail management software company in New Zealand. Vend makes it easier for retailers to manage and grow their business. They offer solutions for POS, inventory management, payments, customer management, ecommerce, and more.
price ($mm)
$276
rev ($mm)
$27
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EV / rev
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announced 12/10/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Payoneer, will acquire Optile GmbH

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

Silver Investment Partners, acquired ALVARA Cash Management Group AG

synopsis: Silver Investment Partners (SIP), an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has acquired a majority stake in ALVARA Cash Management Group AG (ALVARA), a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions.
buyer: Silver Investment Partners
Silver Investment Partners is an independent equity investor in small and medium sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Silver Investment Partners acquires both majority and minority equity stakes in companies with sales between EUR 5 million and EUR 100 million. "
target: ALVARA Cash Management Group AG
ALVARA is a German provider of payment software solutions for retailers, cash-in-transit companies and financial institutions. Their solutions enable their clients to better control the entire cash cycle and helps increase the transparency and security of payments while minimizing the risk of fraud.
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closed 11/15/2012 via PR Newswire

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired Panoptic Security, Inc.

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

TransFirst, LLC, acquired CurveNorth

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

PayU Group, acquired ZooZ

synopsis: PayU, a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider, has acquired ZOOZ, a payments technology company in Israel. ZOOZ provides an open payments platform that enables merchants to connect with multiple payment providers and allows them to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Neatherlands-based online payment service provider that delivers innovative technology that enables billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online. The company deploys more than 300 payment methods and PCI certified platforms to process 1.2 million payments every day. "
target: ZooZ
ZOOZ is a payments technology company in Israel that provides an open payments platform designed to enable merchants to connect with multiple payment providers. The platform allows merchants to consolidate and harmonize their payments data, analyze it and make smarter data-based decisions.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BusinessWire

CitNOW, acquired Quik.

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

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

synopsis: Avanquest has acquired the group holding the Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware businesses. Upclick is an ultra-modern platform used all over the world for the sale of digital products. Lulu Software is a major supplier of PDF solutions with its SodaPDF software. Adaware provides antivirus and security solutions.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: Avanquest (ENXTPA:AVQ:$105.99)
Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia. "
target: Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware
Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware are a Canadian group of companies. Lulu Software sells the Soda PDF application and document management solutions. Adaware specializes in Internet security and antivirus and security solutions. Upclick is an e-commerce platform used for the sale of digital goods.
price ($mm)
$12*
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 9/20/2013 via PR Web

AmeriCommerce, L.P., acquired AmeriCart

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

EVO Payments International, acquired IP Commerce, Inc.

synopsis: EVO Payments International, LLC, a leading payments service provider, announced that it has acquired a perpetual software license from IP Commerce, Inc. of Denver, Colorado. The software license allows EVO to expand its ability through its proprietary processing platforms to support the software community.
buyer: EVO Payments International (EVOP:$529.62)
EVO is in the largest privately held credit card processor and among the top ten largest non-bank acquirers in the US and Canada.EVO actively services nearly 300,000 merchant customers businesses of all sizes, in various industries, focusing on the small to midsized merchants. "
target: IP Commerce, Inc.
IP Commerce provides cloud-computing platforms for commerce. Their Managed Commerce Services Platform enables service providers and software companies to become solution providers enabling new workflows and processes on-demand.
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announced 8/28/2013 via Company Press Release

NTT DOCOMO, will acquire Fine Trade gmbh

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

Cielo S.A., acquired Braspag

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

Grupo Silvio Santos, acquired Braspag

synopsis: Ideiasnet S.A., a technology venture capital company that invests in Brazil and Latin America, announces the sale of Braspag, a company specialized in e-commerce operations processing, to the Silvio Santos group which has paid R$ 25 million to acquire 100% of the business.
buyer: Grupo Silvio Santos
Grupo Silvio Santos is a diversified conglomerate created and controlled by Silvio Santos. The principal member of the group is SBT, the second largest television network in Brazil. "
target parent: Ideasnet S.A.
target: Braspag
Braspag was founded with the objective of serving e-commerce companies with the best tools for electronic payments in the market, adapted for a flexible commercial model.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$1,488
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2006 via PR Newswire

BitPass, Inc., acquired Yaga, Inc.

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

Pay By Touch, acquired CardSystems Solutions, Inc.

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