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announced 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

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:$16,640.00)
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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closed 8/18/2021 via PR Web

AML RightSource, LLC, acquired QuantaVerse

synopsis: AML RightSource, the leading outsourced provider of Anti-Money Laundering, Know Your Customer and Bank Secrecy Act compliance solutions, has acquired QuantaVerse, Inc. Founded in 2014, QuantaVerse uses advanced data science to automate and improve financial crime identification, alert investigations, and the documentation of investigation results.
buyer: AML RightSource, LLC
AML RightSource is the leading outsourced provider of custom solutions to financial institutions, FinTechs, money service businesses, and corporations. AMLRS offers Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), and Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance solutions. "
target: QuantaVerse
QuantaVerse is the leader of robotic process automation and machine learning solutions purpose-built for identifying financial crime. QuantaVerse utilizes its platform to reduce financial crime risk by identifying patterns and discerning anomalies that current approaches and systems regularly miss.
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closed 8/18/2021 via PR Web

AML RightSource, LLC, acquired QuantaVerse

synopsis: AML RightSource, the leading outsourced provider of Anti-Money Laundering, Know Your Customer and Bank Secrecy Act compliance solutions, has acquired QuantaVerse, Inc. Founded in 2014, QuantaVerse uses advanced data science to automate and improve financial crime identification, alert investigations, and the documentation of investigation results.
buyer: AML RightSource, LLC
AML RightSource is the leading outsourced provider of custom solutions to financial institutions, FinTechs, money service businesses, and corporations. AMLRS offers Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), and Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance solutions. "
target: QuantaVerse
QuantaVerse is the leader of robotic process automation and machine learning solutions purpose-built for identifying financial crime. QuantaVerse utilizes its platform to reduce financial crime risk by identifying patterns and discerning anomalies that current approaches and systems regularly miss.
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closed 9/15/2020 via PR Newswire

SitusAMC, Inc., acquired ComplianceEase

synopsis: SitusAMC Holdings Corp., a prominent provider of services and technologies to the real estate finance industry, has acquired LogicEase Solutions Inc., the parent company of leading residential regulatory compliance technology provider ComplianceEase®. The acquisition adds industry-leading automated compliance software ComplianceAnalyzer to SitusAMC
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: SitusAMC, Inc.
SitusAMC is the leading independent provider of advisory, strategic outsourcing, talent and technology solutions to the commercial and residential real estate finance industry. They help clients realize opportunities in their real estate businesses through industry-leading services. "
target: ComplianceEase
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, ComplianceEase is the mortgage industry's leading provider of compliance software solutions supporting mortgage originators, capital and secondary market participants, and regulators.
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announced 6/4/2020 via BusinessWire

NICE Actimize, will acquire Guardian Analytics

synopsis: NICE Actimize will acquire Guardian Analytics, an AI cloud-based financial crime risk management solution provider. The combination of NICE Actimize and Guardian Analytics’ fraud and anti-money laundering capabilities will empower firms to accelerate the adoption of the industry’s most innovative solutions to protect their assets and customers.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: NICE Actimize
NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for regional and global financial institutions, as well as government regulators. NICE Actimize applies innovative technology to protect institutions and safeguard consumers’ and investors’ assets. "
target: Guardian Analytics
Guardian Analytics is the leading provider of behavioral analytics and machine learning solutions for preventing banking fraud and anti-money laundering. Financial institutions rely on Guardian Analytics to stop sophisticated criminal attacks targeting retail and commercial banking clients.
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announced 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cedacri Group, will acquire Oasi

synopsis: Cedacri, the Italian company active in outsourcing IT services for banks, won an auction to acquire Oasi, an Italian company that offers IT solutions, application and administrative outsourcing services, projects, consulting and training to the financial markets.
buyer: Cedacri Group
Headquartered in Italy, Cedacri specializes in outsourcing services for the banking sector. They that supervise many activities related to outsourcing services: full outsourcing, facility management, system integration, business process outsourcing. "
target parent: Nexi S.p.A.
target: Oasi
Headquartered in Italy, Oasi provides software solutions to the financial markets. It offers IT solutions, application and administrative outsourcing services, projects, consulting and training in; reporting, anti-money laundering, and internal controls.
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$171
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$17
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Altares, acquired Invoxis France SAS

synopsis: Altares, a leading Data Economy player in France, has acquired Invoxis, a French leader in the text mining and NLP markets. Invoxis's investigation platform allows banks and corporates to process their KYC, Client-Onboarding, AML, DueDil Investigation & sectorial analysis process in an efficient way.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Altares
Altares is a leading Data Economy player in France. Altares leverages companies' data by turning it into economic performance. Altares supplies, collects, analyses and enhances data to make it "smart" and turn it into an agile decision-making tool for businesses. "
target: Invoxis France SAS
Invoxis is a French leader in the text mining and NLP markets. Their investigation platform helps financial institutions in their decision-making. Invoxis allows banks and corporates to process their KYC, Client-Onboarding, AML, DueDil Investigation & sectorial analysis process in an efficient way.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired TransparINT

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. has acquired TransparINT, a leading technology company harnessing AI technology for compliance tools. TransparINT’s negative news monitoring application uses machine learning and natural language processing to filter vast quantities of unstructured data from millions of sources to identify risk potential.
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele Compliance is a global compliance intelligence firm offering comprehensive third-party due diligence and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help organizations comply with regulatory requirements and align with best practices. "
target: TransparINT
TransparINT is a full service technology company focused on providing the next generation of financial crimes compliance tools. They provide simple to use web-based applications that give access to the industry's largest amount of real-time negative news and adverse media data.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boundary Holding SARL SPF, acquired Wynyard Group

synopsis: Luxembourg-based investment company, Boundary Holding SARL SPF, has completed the acquisition of Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics software from the New Zealand-based software firm, Wynyard (NZ) Limited. Boundary Holding has also purchased the Trademark “Wynyard” and Logo and certain credentials of the New Zealand based software firm Wynyard group.
buyer: Boundary Holding SARL SPF
Boundary Holding is next generation technology fund based out of Luxembourg which invests in start-ups, distressed assets in spaces such as Homeland Security, Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, Drones, Virtual Reality. "
target: Wynyard Group (NZSE:WYN:$18.18)
Wynyard Group is a market leader in high consequence crime fighting and security software, used by law enforcement and national security agencies, critical infrastructure operations and major corporations.
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announced 2/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC, will acquire Fintellix Solutions Private Limited

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, has signed an agreement to acquire Fintellix, a Bangalore-based data solutions company specializing in the development of data management platforms and regulatory reporting solutions for financial institutions. Fintellix will become part of Argus, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus is a one-of-a-kind leading provider of information, scoring solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe. Their client base ranges from financial institutions and their regulators to various companies across the media industry and beyond. "
target: Fintellix Solutions Private Limited
Founded in 2006, Fintellix enables agility in risk and regulatory reporting practices in enterprise banks and lowered cost of compliance. Fintellix provides analytics, risk, and compliance solutions for the banking sector.
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closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Telstra Corporation Limited, acquired Cognevo

synopsis: Australian operator Telstra has acquired the assets of New Zealand security analytics provider Cognevo, part of software company Wynyard Group. Cognevo already provides Telstra with an intelligence and analytics platform that allows them to identify and explore key cyber threats and to contain cyber issues before they become a serious breach.
buyer: Telstra Corporation Limited (ASX:TLS:$17,503.32)
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a range of services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia they provide 17.2 million mobile services, 7.0 million fixed voice services and 3.4 million retail fixed broadband services. "
target parent: Wynyard Group
target: Cognevo
Cognevo provides the most advanced security analytics, enabling organisations to protect themselves from sophisticated, previously unseen attacks. Cognevo enables organisations to learn the behaviour of their enterprise, their data, where the data resides and who is accessing the network and data.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Manipal Technologies Ltd., purchased CrossFraud from Saraansh Software Solutions Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Manipal Technologies Ltd, a secure print service provider, has announced that it has acquired CrossFraud - an advanced fraud detection and anti-money laundering solution from Bengaluru-based Saraansh Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a leading technology solution provider in the areas of compliance and risk management to enterprises.
buyer: Manipal Technologies Ltd.
Manipal Technologies Limited has grown as an end to end secure print service provider offering varied services such as security printing, banking cards, card management services, and is specialized in offering solutions to banking, publishing, government, telecom, retail, pharma, and etc. "
seller: Saraansh Software Solutions Pvt Ltd
CrossFraud is an advanced fraud detection and anti-money laundering tool from Saraansh Software Solutions Ltd for banks, financial institutions, post offices and other BFSI organizations. Saraansh Software Solutions Ltd is a technology solution provider in the area of compliance and risk management.
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closed 4/1/2013 via PR Newswire

FICO, acquired Infoglide

synopsis: FICO, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, announced it has acquired Infoglide, a leading provider of entity resolution and social network analysis solutions, used primarily to improve fraud detection, security and compliance.
buyer: FICO (FICO:$932.17)
FICO delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. "
target: Infoglide
Infoglide offers an advanced identity resolution and social network analysis software package that enables users to understand the relationships between their organization, customers, events, and third-party actors.
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closed 6/23/2016 via PR Newswire

Black Knight Financial Services, acquired Motivity Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Black Knight Financial Services, Inc., a leading provider of premier technology, data and analytics across the mortgage loan lifecycle, has acquired Motivity Solutions, which provides customized mortgage business intelligence analytics. Motivity Solutions' comprehensive business intelligence helps lenders manage and understand their data.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial
buyer: Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS:$1,297.50)
Black Knight Financial Services is the leading provider of integrated technology, data and analytics solutions that faciliate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage cycle. "
target: Motivity Solutions, Inc.
Motivity Solutions provides customized mortgage business intelligence analytics. Its comprehensive business intelligence helps lenders more effectively manage and understand their data, better support regulatory compliance and increase understanding and management of their performance.
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closed 7/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tink.com, acquired Instantor AB

synopsis: Stockholm-based Tink, one of the largest open banking platforms in Europe, has acquired Instantor, a provider of credit decision technology. Instantor provides income verification, know your customer and related technologies to banks and fintechs across 13 European markets.
buyer: Tink.com
Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Through one API, Tink allows customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions and build personal finance management tools. "
target: Instantor AB
Instantor helps businesses in 3 continents to obtain consumer bank data that is easy to analyse. 200 customers in Europe, Asia and South America use this data to enhance their credit decisions. It helps them to verify an individual’s identity, income and expenses, in real-time.
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closed 9/10/2012 via PR Newswire

FICO, acquired Adeptra Ltd

synopsis: FICO, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, announced it has completed its acquisition of Adeptra Ltd., a leader in cloud-based customer engagement and risk intervention solutions based in Reading, UK and Norwalk, Connecticut.
buyer: FICO (FICO:$932.17)
FICO delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. "
target: Adeptra Ltd
Adeptra is the global market leader in risk intervention and customer engagement. The company's proven scalable global cloud platform enables organizations to communicate with customers and resolve issues in real time, using a range of channels such as voice, SMS, mobile applications and email.
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$115
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$45
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired DocuTech Corporation

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, has acquired Docutech, a leading provider of document, eClose, and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial is a leading provider of title insurance, settlement services, and risk solutions for real estate transactions. First American also provides title plant management services, valuation products and services, and other related products and services. "
target: DocuTech Corporation
DocuTech is a leading provider of document, eClose, and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry. The company offers a wide range of document technology solutions for mortgage, home equity, and consumer lending, from document generation to eDelivery, eSign, eClose, and print fulfillment.
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closed 9/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Stacc AS, acquired Quesnay

synopsis: Stacc acquires 100% of shares in Quesnay AS, a software company specializing in compliance, anti-money laundering and KYC-solutions. Quesnay is a software company specialized in delivering a comprehensive Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution to the Nordic banking and finance industry.
buyer: Stacc AS
Norway-based Stacc creates financial technology that simplifies innovation and improves business performance. Stacc combines financial technology with design and strategic know-how to enable financial services to innovate, surprise and excite. "
target: Quesnay
Quesnay AS is a Norwegian software company specializing in compliance, anti-money laundering and KYC (Know Your Customer) solutions. Quesnay is a software company specialized in delivering a comprehensive Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution to the Nordic banking and finance industry
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astorg, Bridgepoint, acquired Fenergo

synopsis: Irish fintech Fenergo has been acquired from New York-based venture capital firm Insight Partners by two private equity firms, Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint. Founded in 2009, Fenergo builds software to help banks and asset managers with regulatory compliance and managing client data.
buyer: Astorg
buyer: Bridgepoint
Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint are two private equity firms. Astorg is a global private equity firm with over €10 billion of assets under management. Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Fenergo
Fenergo is the leading provider of Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) software solutions for financial institutions. Founded in 2009, Fenergo builds software to help banks and asset managers with regulatory compliance and managing client data.
price ($mm)
$1,098
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$107
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Web

AML RightSource, LLC, acquired Arachnys

synopsis: AML RightSource, the leading outsourced provider of Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), and Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance solutions, has acquired Arachnys. Arachnys, an innovative RegTech platform based in the United Kingdom, provides enriched, intelligent KYC and AML data and software solutions.
buyer: AML RightSource, LLC
AML RightSource is the leading outsourced provider of Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), and Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance solutions. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, AML RightSource is the largest dedicated provider of AML solutions in North America. "
target: Arachnys
Arachnys accelerates onboarding and monitoring by providing the best global KYC (know-your-customer) and AML (anti-money laundering) data. Founded in 2010, Arachnys has helped some of the world’s biggest banks avoid regulatory fines and remediation costs.
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announced 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

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:$16,640.00)
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 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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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announced 5/3/2019 via BusinessWire

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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
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:$16,640.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($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:$16,640.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Applied Predictive Technologies
Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics to design, measure and calibrate marketing, merchandising, operations and capital initiatives.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$16,640.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target parent: Opus Software Solutions
target: ElectraCard Services
ElectraCard Services (ECS), headquartered in Pune, India is a leading provider of software products and processing services for electronic payments. Its customer base includes financial institutions, retailers and telcos in over 25 countries globally.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: MasterCard announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pinpoint Pty. Ltd., a leading provider of loyalty and rewards services to financial institutions across the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,640.00)
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: Pinpoint Pty. Ltd.
Pinpoint, which was founded in 1984 and headquartered in Sydney, is Australia’s leading rewards program manager, with a growing footprint across the region into key markets such as China, Hong Kong, India, Taiwan and Japan. Its customer base includes financial institutions and merchants.
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announced 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire C-SAM, Inc.

synopsis: MasterCard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire C-SAM, Inc., a leading provider of mobile wallet and on-device software and services. In acquiring C-SAM, MasterCard will speed the development and deployment of mobile wallets and payment solutions globally, including the rollout of its MasterPass™ digital service.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$16,640.00)
MasterCard serves as a franchisor, processor and advisor to the payments industry, and makes commerce happen by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, governments, businesses, merchants, and cardholders worldwide. "
target: C-SAM, Inc.
C-SAM, Inc. provides mobile payment technology solutions. C-SAM, Inc. is a pioneer in secure mobile transactions technology. The company provides turnkey services to carriers, banks, merchants, settlement networks, healthcare providers, and large infrastructure providers.
price ($mm)
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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)
$295
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$20,635.61)
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)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
$288
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 (:$537.20)
Montreal-based Nuvei is the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. Its proprietary platform offers direct connections to all major payment card schemes worldwide, supports 450 local and alternative payment methods, and nearly 150 currencies. "
target: Base Commerce
Base is a leading provider of advanced payment processing solutions. Stakeholders in many areas of the payments ecosystem rely on Base’s comprehensive suite of technology and service offerings to ensure that payments are processed securely, promptly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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)
$269
rev ($mm)
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$163.09)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: APS Payments
APS, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mesa, AZ, is an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
price ($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.
price ($mm)
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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)
$7.70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2018 via PR Newswire

PAYSCOUT, INC., acquired Paywire Inc.

synopsis: Payscout, one of the fastest growing privately held global payment processing providers in the U.S., announced it has acquired Paywire, Inc., a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors.
buyer: PAYSCOUT, INC.
Payscout is a global payment processing provider connecting merchants and consumers via credit, debit, ATM, and alternative payment networks. Payscout offers payment processing solutions for brick-and-mortar and ecommerce transactions, and gives merchants instant access to 100+ countries. "
target: Paywire Inc.
Paywire, Inc. is a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors. Paywire's tools consolidate payment and software systems to reduce the scope of compliance and enhance security.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$4,722.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,630.00
Net Income ($mm)
$958.00
Employees
44000
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Ticker: NCR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation is a global technology company leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR’s assisted- and self-service solutions and comprehensive support services address the needs of retail, financial, healthcare, entertainment, and public sector organizations.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6,462.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$642.00
EBIT ($mm)
$437.00
Net Income ($mm)
$467.00
Employees
36000
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Ticker: OCL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Objective Corporation Limited
Objective Corporation Limited
Objective Corporation is an Australian developer of information and process governance solutions. Their technology brings efficiency to all tiers of government and financial services organisations. Objective ECM enables users to take control of their information and make meaningful decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$46.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.40
EBIT ($mm)
$8.73
Net Income ($mm)
$6.73
Employees
107
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Ticker: EBIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ebix, Inc.
Ebix, Inc.
Ebix is a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance industry. It provides solutions ranging from infrastructure exchanges and risk compliance solutions to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance industry.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$570.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$158.83
EBIT ($mm)
$144.44
Net Income ($mm)
$83.58
Employees
9263
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Ticker: BSX:M2G
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
M2 Global Ltd.
M2 Global Ltd. develops, acquires, operates, holds and licenses income-producing intellectual property assets. The company focuses on software, patents, trademarks and other proprietary rights underlying information technology directed at the financial services industry.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: AIM:KRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KRM22
KRM22 is a London-listed investment company that invests in, and acquires stakes in, selected technology companies with a focus on risk management software to the capital markets sector.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SEHK:8131
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
abc Multiactive
abc Multiactive
abc Multiactive is a software company in Hong Kong that provides solutions for brokerages. abc Multiactive offers an advanced solution for front and back-office trading. They also offer a FinReg solution that helps firms to detect abnormal trades, suspicious activities, and money laundering.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$987.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$132.00
EBIT ($mm)
$108.60
Net Income ($mm)
$50.90
Employees
3400
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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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: 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)
$16,640.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,461.00
EBIT ($mm)
$8,821.00
Net Income ($mm)
$7,192.00
Employees
21000
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$15,321.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$251.00
Employees
53100
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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: UEPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$620.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.63
EBIT ($mm)
$120.57
Net Income ($mm)
$87.95
Employees
4764
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Ticker: UEPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 U.E.P.S. Technology Inc
Net1 provides its universal electronic payment system, or UEPS, as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$620.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.63
EBIT ($mm)
$120.57
Net Income ($mm)
$87.95
Employees
4764
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