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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., will acquire Fortumo

synopsis: Boku, a leading global mobile payment and mobile identity company, is pleased to announce that it has conditionally agreed to acquire Fortumo Holdings, Inc. Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike. "
target: Fortumo
Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention. Fortumo is the first to bring new carrier billing, bundling and customer retention solutions to the market.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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6.2x
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19.2x
closed 8/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Game of Whales, acquired Appstatics

synopsis: Game of Whales, a company that helps mobile game/app developers and publishers increase revenue by easily identifying and profiling their users, has acquired Appstatics, a leading tracking app, used by thousands of app and game developers worldwide.
buyer: Game of Whales
Game of Whales helps mobile game/app developers and publishers increase revenue by easily identifying and profiling their users, analyzing usage patterns and spending habits, and presenting compelling incentives specifically tailored to keep everyone engaged and buying more. "
target: Appstatics
Appstatics is a leading tracking app, used by thousands of app and game developers worldwide, that delivers intelligence about mobile performance tactics through App Stores rankings. The app is available on Google Play and Apple store.
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announced 9/16/2013 via Company Press Release

Conduit Ltd., will be merged with Perion Network Ltd.

synopsis: Perion Network Ltd. and Conduit Ltd. announced an agreement to combine Conduit's Client Connect business with Perion in an all-stock transaction. Perion Network is a global internet consumer software company.
buyer: Conduit Ltd.
Conduit is the largest global network of web and mobile app publishers with over 260,000 members and their 250 million users. Conduit enables publishers to seamlessly encapsulate content and deploy it everywhere from browsers and web sites to all major mobile devices. "
target: Perion Network Ltd. (PERI:$273.65)
Perion Network is a global internet consumer software company. Its brands include IncrediMail, a free email program; PhotoJoy, a digital photo application; Smilebox, provider of mobile and desktop social photo sharing services; and SweetIM, a fun messenging app.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$90
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
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0.0x
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0.0x
closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Money Forward Group, acquired SmartCamp

synopsis: Money Forward, a Japanese company that provides online personal accounting for individuals, allowing them to easily manage expenses, acquired SmartCamp, a Japanese company that launched Bales, a service that allows SaaS providers to outsource their sales operations to startups and Biscuit, a customer relationship management tool for inside sales.
buyer: Money Forward Group (TSE:3994:$59.06)
Headquartered in Japan, Money Forward provides online personal accounting for individuals, allowing them to easily manage their daily expenses by integrating with their bank passbooks and credit purchase history with information scraped from their web bank and credit accounts. "
target: SmartCamp
SmartCamp is a Japanese company that launched Bales, a service that allows SaaS providers to outsource their sales operations to startups and Biscuit, a cloud-based customer relationship management tool for inside sales. It successfully offers marketing channels for over 100 third parties.
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$18*
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closed 9/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Zoom Information, acquired Datanyze

synopsis: ZoomInfo, the leading growth acceleration platform for sales and marketing teams, has announced the acquisition of Datanyze, the leader in technographics -- real-time insights based on a company's technology choices and buying signals.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Zoom Information (:$590.40)
Zoom Information, Inc. (ZoomInfo) is the world’s most comprehensive B2B data provider. ZoomInfo's Growth Acceleration Platform combines the most comprehensive B2B database with integrated tools to help companies optimize marketing effectiveness, jump-start growth, and maximize profitability. "
target: Datanyze
Datanyze is the leader in technographics -- real-time insights based on a company's technology choices and buying signals. With technographics, they help their customers find great accounts and convert them into customers.
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announced 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., will acquire Zyme

synopsis: E2open has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Zyme, the leader in channel data management (CDM) enabling organizations to have deep visibility into their indirect sales channels. Zyme provides the leading CDM cloud platform, delivering critical downstream visibility for global companies that leverage clients to sell their products.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: E2Open, Inc. (EOPN:$0.00)
E2open is the one place, in the cloud, to run a supply chain, powered by the world’s largest direct business network and a broad portfolio of next generation solutions including Sourcing & Procurement, Quality & Traceability, Inventory Visibility & Optimization and Channel Data Management. "
target: Zyme
Zyme is the leader in channel data management (CDM) enabling organizations to have deep visibility into their indirect sales channels. Zyme provides the leading CDM cloud platform, delivering critical downstream visibility for global companies that leverage clients to sell their products.
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announced 4/12/2017 via PE Hub

Insight Venture Partners, will acquire Zyme Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Zyme, the market leader in the rapidly growing discipline of channel data management (CDM), will sell a majority ownership position to Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth software, mobile and internet companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Insight has raised more than $13 billion & invested in more than 250 companies worldwide. "
target: Zyme Solutions, Inc.
Zyme provides the leading channel data management (CDM) cloud platform, delivering critical downstream visibility for global companies that leverage distributors, resellers, retailers and e-tailers to sell their products.
price ($mm)
$100
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closed 1/28/2016 via PR Newswire

Upsight, Inc., acquired Fuse Powered Inc.

synopsis: Upsight, the world's largest independent enterprise analytics and marketing automation platform for mobile apps, announces the acquisition of Fuse Powered, a mobile supply-side monetization and ad mediation platform.
buyer: Upsight, Inc.
Upsight is the world's largest mobile analytics and marketing automation platform, handles more than 500 billion data points each month for over ten thousand apps worldwide to manage and optimize their mobile businesses. "
target: Fuse Powered Inc.
Fuse Powered provides the industry’s only player-centric platform to enable mobile game publishers to optimize every player experience. From targeted IAP (internet access provider) offers, rewarded video and relevant ads, Fuse helps publishers maximize game revenue.
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closed 3/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Asolvi, acquired mySalesDrive.com

synopsis: Asolvi, Europe’s leading provider of industry-specific field service management software, has acquired mySalesDrive.com, a leading sales process optimisation tool in Germany. mySalesDrive.com is a SaaS platform that helps manufacturers and dealers to analyse, plan and optimise their customers’ existing equipment and processes.
buyer parent: Volpi Capital
buyer: Asolvi
Norway-based Asolvi is a provider of service management software for SMEs in the European field service industry. Their products, Evatic, Tesseract, and WinServ, are used in 30 countries by 800 customers, managing thousands of engineers, millions of contracts, and tens of millions of service tasks. "
target: mySalesDrive.com
mySalesDrive.com is a leading sales process optimisation tool in Germany. mySalesDrive.com is a SaaS platform that helps manufacturers and dealers in the managed print, office equipment and managed IT sectors to analyse, plan and optimise their customers’ existing equipment and processes.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ingram Micro Inc., acquired Harmony PSA

synopsis: Ingram Micro Cloud has acquired Harmony PSA, a U.K. company providing specialized Professional Services Automation (PSA) software. Harmony PSA’s service desk and project management software streamlines the transaction and management of hardware with software and Cloud solutions.
buyer parent: HNA Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: Ingram Micro Inc. (IM:$41,718.03)
Ingram Micro delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. "
target: Harmony PSA
UK-based Harmony Business Systems Ltd is the developer of HarmonyPSA, the most complete cloud Professional Services Automation (PSA) software on the market. HaromnyPSA caters to the complex needs of MSPs, VARs, independent software vendors, and Professional Services organisations.
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closed 9/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

App Annie, acquired Libring Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: App Annie, a go-to source for mobile app market data and analytics has acquired mobile analytics provider Libring. Libring automates data collection, data normalization and reporting for publishers. Libring is trusted by leading companies such as Zynga, Sega, Ubisoft, Badoo, and Electronic Arts.
buyer: App Annie
App Annie delivers the most trusted app data and insights for your business to succeed in the global app economy. Over 500,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them. "
target: Libring Technologies, Inc.
Libring automates data collection, data normalization and reporting for publishers. The tool allows users to get instant visibility of all their ad revenue, IAP and cost performance. Libring is trusted by leading companies such as Zynga, Sega, Ubisoft, Badoo, and Electronic Arts.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Auction Mobility, acquired Paid Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Auction Mobility, the industry leader in white-label e-commerce solutions for the auction industry, announced its acquisition of its long-time partner, Paid Labs. Paid Labs is a technology innovator in online invoicing and payment collection. They provide scalable billing automation platforms for businesses of all sizes.
buyer: Auction Mobility
Auction Mobility provides end-to-end e-commerce solutions across mobile, tablet and web to a global community of Art & Collectible, Real Estate and Heavy Equipment auction houses. They enable auction buyers to participate equally in auctions via phone and tablet apps. "
target: Paid Labs, Inc.
Paid Labs is a technology innovator in online invoicing and payment collection. They provide advanced, scalable billing for growing companies using a modern billing automation platform for small and large businesses alike.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

ProfitWell, acquired BTMetrics

synopsis: ProfitWell, a provider of pricing software solutions, has acquired BTMetrics, a web platform that automatically calculates important SaaS metrics from a Braintree account. BTMetrics analyzes historical Braintree data and gives actionable insights from it, allowing businesses to throw away their spreadsheets and get back to growing their business.
buyer: ProfitWell
ProfitWell provides software that automatically improves retention and monetization through unmatched subscription intelligence. Their Price Intelligently pricing platform combines pricing data and industry leading expertise to help businesses accelerate their subscription growth. "
target: BTMetrics
BTMetrics is a web platform that automatically calculates important SaaS metrics from a Braintree account. BTMetrics analyzes historical Braintree data and gives actionable insights from it. BTMetrics allows businesses to throw away their spreadsheets and get back to growing their business.
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announced 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

asknet AG, will acquire Nexway

synopsis: asknet, a German based supplier of e-business technologies and solutions, will acquire Nexway, a French leader in software, game and digital service monetization. Nexway's solutions enables businesses to monetize products and services through a suite of micro-services and connects them to a powerful content and distribution network.
buyer parent: The Native SA
buyer: asknet AG (:$86.01)
asknet is a German based supplier of e-business technologies and solutions for the global distribution and management of digital and physical goods. asknet provides online shops, subscription management and cloud services that fully integrate into existing websites, applications and backend systems."
target: Nexway
Nexway is a French leader in software, game and digital service monetization. Their Nexway MONETIZE SaaS solution enables businesses to monetize products and services through a suite of micro-services. Their Nexway CONNECT solution connects clients to a powerful content and distribution network.
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Pineapple Payments, acquired TRANSAX

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired TRANSAX, a technology company specializing in payment processing software. TRANSAX's TRANSAX Gateway solution is a feature rich, modular, and programmable payment gateway for merchants and integrated software vendors.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: TRANSAX
TRANSAX is a technology company specializing in payment processing software. Their flagship product, TRANSAX Gateway, is a feature rich, modular, and programmable payment gateway for merchants and integrated software vendors.
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closed 8/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Orbitera Inc.

synopsis: Google, a top web property in all major global markets, announced that it has acquired Orbitera, a Cloud Commerce company that simplifies and automates the buying and selling of products in the cloud. Orbitera enable the operations and processes that software and service providers rely on to sell, distribute, and deliver their solutions.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Orbitera Inc.
Orbitera is a Cloud Commerce company that simplifies and automates the buying and selling of products in the cloud. They enable the operations and processes that software and service providers rely on to sell, distribute, and deliver their solutions.
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closed 5/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Cima Group, Inc., acquired Knetik Inc.

synopsis: Cima Group, a telecommunications and digital conglomerate, announced they have finalized the acquisition of Knetik Inc, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) company that provides intelligent revenue-optimization with its business rules automation, digital and physical entitlements, and contextualized analytics.
buyer: Cima Group, Inc.
Cima Group is a global telecommunications and digital solutions provider and integrator. Cima Group is committed to delivering simple solutions through reliable technology and innovative services. "
target: Knetik Inc.
Knetik is a Platform as a Solution (PaaS) that provides for services management of any digital experience online. Powering personalization, engagement, and monetization, the Knetik Platform enables clients to rapidly deploy next-generation services leveraging a robust and scalable back-end.
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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., will acquire Fortumo

synopsis: Boku, a leading global mobile payment and mobile identity company, is pleased to announce that it has conditionally agreed to acquire Fortumo Holdings, Inc. Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike. "
target: Fortumo
Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention. Fortumo is the first to bring new carrier billing, bundling and customer retention solutions to the market.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
19.2x
announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., will acquire Fortumo

synopsis: Boku, a leading global mobile payment and mobile identity company, is pleased to announce that it has conditionally agreed to acquire Fortumo Holdings, Inc. Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike. "
target: Fortumo
Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention. Fortumo is the first to bring new carrier billing, bundling and customer retention solutions to the market.
price ($mm)
$45
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$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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19.2x
announced 12/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Boku, Inc., will acquire Danal, Inc.

synopsis: Danal, Inc. announced Boku, the world's leading independent direct carrier billing company, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Danal, Inc., the premier global provider of mobile identity and authentication solutions driven by unique real-time connections to mobile operator networks and data.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike. "
target parent: Danal Co., Ltd.
target: Danal, Inc.
Danal, Inc. is the premier global provider of mobile identity and authentication solutions driven by unique real-time connections to mobile operator networks and data. Danal, Inc. is a subsidiary of Danal Corp of Korea. They are based in San Jose, CA.
price ($mm)
$112
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
22.0x
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announced 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

DaoPay, will purchase Pay by Call Payment Business from Boku, Inc.

synopsis: DaoPay, a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones, is buying Boku's Pay by Call Payment Business. Boku is the leading carrier billing mobile payments company.
buyer: DaoPay
DaoPay is a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones. 2.7 billion people are able to pay with their patented technology. "
seller: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
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.
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closed 8/13/2015 via Company Press Release

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobileview Italia Srl

synopsis: Boku, Inc., the global leader in carrier billing and cross-platform mobile payments, announced the acquisition of mobileview Italia, a leading provider of mobile payment solutions in Italy. Mobileview Italia was sold by its German parent company dtms converting communication GmbH.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
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. "
target parent: dtms Converting Communication GmbH
target: Mobileview Italia Srl
Mobileview Italia Srl is a leading provider of mobile payment solutions in Italy. Mobileview has strong, established relationships with every major Italian carrier.
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closed 10/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Boku, Inc., acquired mopay

synopsis: Boku, Inc., the global leader in mobile payments, announced the acquisition of mopay, one of the largest carrier billing companies in the world. The acquisition makes Boku the largest standalone provider of carrier billing-based mobile payment services in the world, adding marquee merchant customers like Valve, gameloft, and Wargaming.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
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. "
target parent: Acision
target: mopay
mopay is a global leader in innovative payment solutions for online merchants. mopay’s core platform enables merchants of virtual, digital and physical goods and services to bill charges directly to consumers’ cell phone, land line and broadband accounts.
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closed 11/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Qubecell

synopsis: Boku, San Francisco-based mobile payments and carrier billing company, has acquired Qubecell, India’s largest carrier billing company. Founded in 2012, Qubecell is India's first pure-play mobile billing aggregator. They are integrated with all leading operators in India and are now expanding their reach to operators in other emerging markets.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Qubecell
Founded in 2012, Qubecell is India's first pure-play mobile billing aggregator. They are integrated with all leading operators in India and are now expanding their reach to operators in other emerging markets.
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closed 6/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Paymo

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on Webs sites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Paymo
Paymo is the trusted mobile payment system that allows consumers anywhere in the world to buy online and pay with their mobile phone. Paymo is the world's first globally available mobile payment network.
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closed 6/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobillcash

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on websites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Mobillcash
Mobillcash is a global mobile payments platform that makes your mobile phone the standard way to pay for goods and services online.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ajua, acquired WayaWaya Inc.

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

ACI Worldwide, acquired Walletron

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

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

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

Majid Al Futtaim, acquired Beam Wallet Pty Ltd

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

Zaggle, acquired Click&Pay

synopsis: Mumbai-based expense management startup Zaggle has acquired Hyderabad-based mobile payment solutions platform Click&Pay in a cash and stock deal. Click&Pay was founded in 2015 by Kalyan Karteek. It provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions.
buyer: Zaggle
Zaggle is an award-winning digital payments, cashback and analytics company. They help corporates and individuals enjoy gifts and experiences across multiple channels everyday. They are based in India. "
target: Click&Pay
Click&Pay provides mobile-based secure and cashless payment solutions. It helps users to make payments in a smart way by providing them to find the best offers in their locality and cashbacks on successful transactions. Users can also send money to or request money from their pals.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Truecaller, acquired Chillr

synopsis: Truecaller, an app that users use to help identify and screen callers on mobiles, has acquired mobile payments company Chillr. Truecaller has retained Sony Joy, the CEO of Chillr, and has given him the responsibility to manage Truecaller's Indian operations as a Vice President.
buyer: Truecaller
Truecaller helps users know who’s getting in touch, filter out unwanted calls & SMS, and focus on what really matters. The company provides a suite of unique services such as a dialer that offers caller ID, spam detection, messaging and more. "
target: Chillr
Chillr is mobile payments company in India. The app allows users to transfer money to any contact in their phone book. Customers can also recharge their mobile phones and, DTH TV subscriptions and data cards. Chillr works closely with leading banks to make payments super simple, secure & instant.
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announced 12/21/2017 via PR Newswire

Glase FinTech AB, will acquire SEQR

synopsis: Glase FinTech AB, a company that represents a consortium of private investors, will acquire SEQR from Invuo Technologies AB, a mobile payments technology company. SEQR is a platform that enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes.
buyer: Glase FinTech AB
Glase FinTech AB represents a consortium of private investors. The company is led by Martin N Larsson. "
target parent: Invuo Technologies AB
target: SEQR
SEQR enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes. Users can transfer money at no charge, store their receipts digitally and save money by benefiting from offers and promotions directly linked to the app.
price ($mm)
$0.94
rev ($mm)
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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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announced 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

klarna AB, will acquire Cookies Labs GmbH

synopsis: Swedish payment service provider Klarna has agreed to acquire the Berlin fintech startup Cookies. Cookies aimed to simplify mobile money transfers through their fast and secure P2P payment app. The Cookies team of 17 will join Klarna to work on unspecified new projects.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna offers safe and easy-to-use payment solutions to e-stores. At the core of Klarna's services is after delivery payment, which lets buyers receive ordered goods before any payment is due. Klarna assumes the credit and fraud risk so that retailers can rest assured they will receive their money. "
target: Cookies Labs GmbH
Cookies is a Berlin-based FinTech startup, set to develop Europe’s fastest and most secure P2P payment app. Cookies is the fastest and most secure way to pay friends, and it’s incredibly convenient. Users can pay anyone from their address book and don't need IBANs, BICs or TANs anymore.
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announced 6/30/2016 via Reuters

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
announced 6/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brainworks Limited, will acquire NettCash

synopsis: Investment holding company Brainworks Capital will acquire the entire shareholding of mobile wallet company NettCash. NettCash offers services such as bill and merchant payments, salary and pension disbursement, airtime top-up, voucher distribution and ticketing, micro-finance solutions, electricity tokens, E-Commerce, remittances, and more.
buyer: Brainworks Limited
Brainworks is a Mauritius registered, investment holding, consulting and advisory company, focused on Zimbabwe and select markets in Sub-Saharan-Africa. They have built a diversified portfolio of assets in the Financial Services, Hospitality, Real Estate and Energy Logistics sectors in Zimbabwe. "
target parent: Mozido
target: NettCash
Based in Zimbabwe, Nettcash is the most comprehensive mobile money platform on the market. With Nettcash any existing phone can be used as a payment tool, no matter the handset or operator. NettCash services are delivered through a variety of channels and these include Secure SMS, IVR, WEB and USSD.
price ($mm)
$1.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Paylo, acquired Ruplee

synopsis: Paylo.in, an offline payments platform, acquired Ruplee, an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
buyer: Paylo
Paylo is the easiest way of accepting all payment types - credit/debit cards, mobile wallets, net banking, mobile banking etc instantly from any phone. "
target: Ruplee
Ruplee is an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
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announced 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

DaoPay, will purchase Pay by Call Payment Business from Boku, Inc.

synopsis: DaoPay, a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones, is buying Boku's Pay by Call Payment Business. Boku is the leading carrier billing mobile payments company.
buyer: DaoPay
DaoPay is a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones. 2.7 billion people are able to pay with their patented technology. "
seller: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
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.
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closed 8/13/2015 via Company Press Release

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobileview Italia Srl

synopsis: Boku, Inc., the global leader in carrier billing and cross-platform mobile payments, announced the acquisition of mobileview Italia, a leading provider of mobile payment solutions in Italy. Mobileview Italia was sold by its German parent company dtms converting communication GmbH.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
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. "
target parent: dtms Converting Communication GmbH
target: Mobileview Italia Srl
Mobileview Italia Srl is a leading provider of mobile payment solutions in Italy. Mobileview has strong, established relationships with every major Italian carrier.
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closed 7/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

Mozido, acquired NettCash

synopsis: The Austin-based cloud platform mobile payments and retail engagement solutions provider, Mozido, announced that it acquired majority ownership of Zimbabwe mobile wallet company NettCash, further establishing Mozido’s foothold in Africa.
buyer: Mozido
Mozido’s mobile payments platform includes mobile financial services, loyalty programs, and mobile offers for business and retail. Through its white-label, cloud-based platform MoTEAF, Mozido serves people around the world who choose to manage their money using their mobile phone. "
target: NettCash
Based in Zimbabwe, Nettcash is the most comprehensive mobile money platform on the market. With Nettcash any existing phone can be used as a payment tool, no matter the handset or operator.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

Soft Space Sdn Bhd., acquired Fasspay

synopsis: Soft Space, a Southeast Asian white-label mobile point-of-sale platform maker, announced that it has acquired Fasspay, a payment service provider based in Malaysia. The acquisition will allow Soft Space to add companies in the retail, aviation, and automobile industries, including Air Asia and Toyota, to its list of customers.
buyer: Soft Space Sdn Bhd.
Soft Space is a mobile payments technology company that focuses on the development of innovative solutions for the banking and payment industry. Founded in March 2012, they are currently the leading white label Mobile-Point-of-Sales (mPOS) solution provider in South East Asia. "
target: Fasspay
Fasspay is a payment service provider based in Malaysia. It uses a peripheral device to scan the credit card, and then allows the user to pay through an application on a mobile device.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/11/2011 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Zong

synopsis: eBay Inc.'s Paypal has completed its previously announced acquisition of Zong, a leading provider of payments through mobile carrier billing. Zong leverages connections with more than 250 mobile network operators around the world, offering localized, secure and easy-to-use payments capabilities for digital goods and services.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: Zong
Zong is a leading mobile payments platform for sellers of digital goods and services. Zong leverages direct connections with mobile network operators around the world to provide a secure payment solution with best-in-class connectivity and service quality.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/8/2010 via BNC Analysis

PayPoint, acquired Verrus Mobile Technologies Inc.

synopsis: PayPoint announces that it has completed the acquisition of Verrus Mobile Technologies Inc and of Verrus UK Limited (together Verrus) which was announced on Thursday 4 March 2010.
buyer parent: BP plc
buyer: PayPoint (:$285.12)
PayPoint is a leading branded payment collection network used, primarily, for the cash payment of bills and services and prepayments for mobile telephones and energy meters. There are over 16,000 retail outlets using PayPoint’s payment terminals. "
target: Verrus Mobile Technologies Inc.
Founded in 2000, Verrus has pioneered pay by phone services beginning with North America’s first pay by phone parking installation in 2001, and the “OrderUp” mobile phone food and beverage ordering system used at Safeco Field launched in the Summer of 2005.
price ($mm)
$38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$1,444.25)
UK-based Paysafe is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing, and online cash solutions. "
target parent: Grupo El Comercio
target: PagoEfectivo
PagoEfectivo is based in Lima, Peru, and was founded in 2009. The payments platform is a market leader in the provision of eCash and open banking solutions in Latin America.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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