Like SmartPesa

announced 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

SmartPesa will be merged with myPinPad Limited,

synopsis: MYPINPAD, a global leader in mobile-based payments acceptance and digital authentication solutions, and SmartPesa, a leading provider of payments and agency banking solutions, have agreed to merge. The combined entity will operate under the MYPINPAD brand.
buyer: myPinPad Limited
MYPINPAD is a global leader in secure payments acceptance and personal authentication solutions using smartphones and tablets. Their proprietary and globally patented technology secures and protects the input of sensitive information on touchscreens creating a trusted environment. "
target: SmartPesa
SmartPesa develops payments and agency banking solutions for merchants and banks across the globe, taking care of the tech so they don’t have to.
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announced 12/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., will acquire Ondot Systems

synopsis: Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ondot Systems, a leading digital experience platform for financial institutions. Ondot provides more than 4,500 banks and credit unions with a digital card services platform to drive cardholder engagement.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$16,226.00)
Fiserv is a global leader in payments and financial technology. The company helps clients achieve best-in-class results through a commitment to innovation in areas including account processing and digital banking solutions, card issuer processing and network services, payments, and more. "
target: Ondot Systems
Ondot provides more than 4,500 banks and credit unions with a digital card services platform to drive cardholder engagement. Ondot enables financial institutions to offer in-the-moment convenience and control for credit and debit cards, leading to higher usage, lower cost, and reduced fraud.
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announced 12/3/2012 via BNC Analysis

Monitise plc, will acquire The Mobile Money Network

synopsis: Monitise Plc agreed to buy control of Mobile Money Network Ltd. The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
buyer: Monitise plc (AIM:MONI:$79.40)
Monitise plc is a technology and services company delivering mobile banking, payments and commerce networks worldwide with the proven technology and expertise to enable financial institutions and other service providers to offer a wide range of services to their customers. "
target: The Mobile Money Network
The Mobile Money Network Ltd. develops mobile services that bring together a network of retailers, advertisers, banks and media owners to provide consumers with a simple way to discover and buy goods and services using their mobile phone.
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$28*
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announced 8/31/2021 via BusinessWire

PayU Group, will acquire BillDesk

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider and company owned by Prosus and Naspers, is to acquire BillDesk, India’s leading payments service provider.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: BillDesk
BillDesk is India’s leading payments service provider. The company operates as a neutral service bureau aggregating multiple banks, billing companies and other corporations onto a common standards-based platform for delivering electronic payments and collection services.
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$4,700
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closed 8/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

paydirekt GmbH merged with giropay GmbH,

synopsis: Paydirekt, a secure online payment method for German banks and savings banks, is merging with giropay GmbH, a company that develops innovative, secure payment and verification solutions on the basis of online banking, and has become firmly established in the German e-commerce and e-government market.
buyer: giropay GmbH
giropay GmbH develops innovative, secure payment and verification solutions on the basis of online banking, and has become firmly established in the German e-commerce and e-government market. "
target: paydirekt GmbH
paydirekt GmbH is a secure online payment method for German banks and savings banks. With paydirekt, users pay for online purchases easily and directly from their current account - without any third-party providers.
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announced 10/5/2020 via Wall Street Journal

Nexi S.p.A., will acquire SIA Group

synopsis: Italy’s Nexi SpA agreed to acquire crosstown fintech rival SIA SpA in a stock deal that creates a European giant in the fast-consolidating payments sector. SIA is European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector.
buyer: Nexi S.p.A. (:$1,808.17)
Nexi, based in Milan, is currently Italy’s biggest payments processor. Its services and technology are used by consumers, business and governments to make, process and manage digital payments in-store or online. "
target: SIA Group
SIA is European leader in the design, creation and management of technology infrastructures and services for Financial Institutions, Central Banks, Corporates and the Public Sector, in the areas of Card & Merchant Solutions, Digital Payment Solutions and Capital Market & Network Solutions.
price ($mm)
$5,344
rev ($mm)
$860
EBITDA ($mm)
$330
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
16.2x
closed 3/11/2013 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Online Resources Corporation

synopsis: ACI Worldwide announced it has completed the acquisition of Online Resources Corporation, a leading provider of online banking and full service bill pay solutions. The acquisition adds Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) solutions as a strategic part of ACI’s Universal Payments portfolio and strengthens its online banking capabilities.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 1,650 financial institutions, retailers and processors around the world. ACI software enables $12 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for 14 of the leading global retailers, and 24 of the world’s 25 largest banks. "
target: Online Resources Corporation (ORCC:$154.68)
Online Resources powers financial interactions between millions of consumers and the company’s financial institution and biller clients. The company provides web and phone-based financial services, electronic payments and marketing services to drive consumer adoption.
price ($mm)[EV]
$133 [$110]
rev ($mm)
$162
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.3x
closed 1/9/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Euronet Worldwide, Inc., acquired Pure Commerce

synopsis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. a leading global electronic payments provider and distributor, announced the acquisition of Pure Commerce, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and global retailers around the world.
buyer: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT:$2,491.89)
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. "
target: Pure Commerce
Pure Commerce provides on-demand financial and payment solutions to banks, acquirers and multi-national corporates. Established in 1997, Pure Commerce has a proven track record of successfully developing and deploying many innovative payment solutions across the globe.
price ($mm)
$31
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$15
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4.2x
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announced 7/2/2012 via Reuters

Cielo S.A., will acquire Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Brazil's Cielo said it will buy U.S. payment solutions provider Merchant e-Solutions for $670 million to enable the South American country's largest card payment processor to settle more online transactions.
buyer: Cielo S.A.
Cielo S.A. is the leading merchant acquirer and payment processor in Brazil, engaged in merchant affiliations, management of the card acceptance network, as well as the capture, transmission, processing and settlement of credit and debit card transactions. "
target: Merchant e-Solutions, Inc.
Merchant e-Solutions, Inc., an Internet-based e-commerce company, provides payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants. It offers Internet-based global platform for on-line and card-not-present transactions; in-person payments, as well as from a selection of dial and IP POS terminals.
price ($mm)[EV]
$670 [$614]
rev ($mm)
$124
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
11.0x
announced 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

SIX Swiss Exchange, will acquire Custodigit AG

synopsis: SIX Digital Exchange agreed to take a major stake in Custodigit and to partner with Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecoms & IT company, and Sygnum, the first digital asset bank to be formally recognized by Switzerland’s regulator, FINMA. SIX Digital Exchange and Custodigit will provide a unique Institutional Digital Asset Gateway.
buyer: SIX Swiss Exchange
SIX provides a comprehensive range of services in the areas of securities trading, settlement of securities transactions, financial information processing, and cashless payment transactions. "
target parent: Swisscom
target: Custodigit AG
Custodigit is the easiest and most secure way for regulated financial service providers to offer digital assets to their clients. Through institutional investor-grade custody solution targeting regulated financial institutions, the Custodigit platform covers the entire lifecycle of digital assets.
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Web

Tidal Commerce, acquired Merchant Bancard Processing

synopsis: Tidal Commerce, an innovative financial technology and payment processing company, has acquired Merchant Bancard Processing (MBP), a leading provider of payment solutions for merchants and financial institutions. MBP offers best-in-class products and services for businesses to accept all forms of payment.
buyer parent: Newtek Business Services, Inc.
buyer: Tidal Commerce
Tidal Commerce is a payment processor that helps merchants to save money. Tidal Commerce provides credit card processing and payment solutions for any kind of business, including e-commerce sites, restaurants, large retailers, and hotels. "
target: Merchant Bancard Processing
Merchant Bancard Processing (MBP) is a leading provider of payment solutions for merchants and financial institutions. MBP offers best-in-class products and services for businesses to accept all forms of payment. Their solutions drive revenue, decrease cost and improve data security for businesses.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BusinessWire

TSYS merged with Global Payments, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payments technology and software solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with TSYS, a global payments provider, offering solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing to prepaid program management.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$8,690.01)
Global Payments develops software, and partners with providers to deliver highly competitive ecommerce and omnichannel solutions in a global economy. Their products enable customers to offer seamless payment experiences in-person, online, on device, and over the phone across a wide range of markets."
target: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
Total System Services, or TSYS, is a global payments provider, offering solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing to prepaid program management. They offer issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22,142 [$26,061]
rev ($mm)
$4,076
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,192
EV / rev
6.4x
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22.0x
announced 8/1/2016 via Market Wire

BluePoint Solutions will be merged with Alogent Corporation,

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global investment firm, has reached an agreement to acquire Bluepoint Solutions, a privately-owned, financial technology company. Bluepoint Solutions will merge with Alogent, another financial technology company acquired by Battery Ventures.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Alogent Corporation
Alogent is the market leader in providing solutions for deposit automation to some of the largest banks in the world. Alogent continues to forge ahead through the creation of specialized technologies and services that utilize imaging and automation to achieve proven results. "
target: BluePoint Solutions
Bluepoint Solutions provides end-to-end payment processing and content management solutions to community financial institutions. Over 1,400 credit unions and community banks nationwide have deployed its enterprise technology.
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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:$18,884.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
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33.3x
announced 6/19/2015 via New York Times

Advent International, Bain Capital, Clessidra SGR, will acquire Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane

synopsis: A consortium of private equity firms that includes Bain Capital, Advent International and the Italian firm Clessidra has agreed to acquire the Italian payment and clearing services company Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Clessidra SGR
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital. Advent International is one of the world’s leading global buyout firms. Clessidra is the leading manager of Private Equity funds exclusively dedicated to the Italian market. "
target: Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (:$1,808.17)
Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (ICBPI) is an Italian bank specialising in payment services owned by domestic cooperative banks. ICBPI earns fees on payment, clearing and credit card services provided to Italian cooperative banks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,437 [$2,495]*
rev ($mm)
$490
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments will be merged with Thunder Bridge Acquisition Ltd.,

synopsis: Repay Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, together with its parent, Hawk Parent Holdings, LLC, and Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer: Thunder Bridge Acquisition Ltd. (TBRG:$0.00)
Thunder Bridge Acquisition Ltd. is a newly incorporated blank check company as a Cayman Islands exempted company. This company was incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more. "
target parent: Hawk Holding Company, LLC
target: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$198.50)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers.
price ($mm)
$653
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announced 4/16/2015 via BusinessWire

CO-OP Financial Services, will acquire Everlink Payment Services, Inc.

synopsis: CO-OP Financial Services has signed an agreement to purchase from a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.its shares in Everlink Payment Services, Inc., which will give CO-OP majority ownership of the Canadian payments solutions and services provider to credit unions, banks and ISOs in Canada.
buyer: CO-OP Financial Services
CO-OP Financial Services is the nation’s largest credit union service organization in terms of number of credit unions, assets and members. The company helps credit unions thrive by providing products and services that make it more convenient for members to do business with them. "
target parent: Fidelity National Financial
target: Everlink Payment Services, Inc.
Everlink provides a broad range of payments solutions, including card issuance, fraud management, ATM managed services, point-of-sale and debit payment processing primarily for credit unions.
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closed 2/10/2020 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired Ventanex

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of Ventanex, an integrated payments solutions provider to the consumer finance and B2B healthcare verticals. Ventanex’s technology platform offers inbound and outbound omnichannel payment solutions and complex rules-based processing.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$198.50)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: Ventanex
Ventanex, founded in 2012 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, is an integrated payments solutions provider to the consumer finance and B2B healthcare verticals. Ventanex’s technology platform offers inbound and outbound omnichannel payment solutions and complex rules-based processing.
price ($mm)
$36
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announced 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cinaport Capital Inc., will acquire Coinberry Limited

synopsis: Toronto-based Cinaport Capital Inc., through Cinaport Acquisition Corp. III, will acquire Coinberry Limited, a Canadian financial technology solutions provider focused on blockchain and crypto asset solutions. Coinberry is the only crypto asset trading platform that allows Canadian municipalities to accept municipal tax payments in Bitcoin.
buyer: Cinaport Capital Inc. (TSXV:CAC.P:$0.00)
Cinaport Capital Inc. is a strategic advisory firm and an exempt market dealer based in Toronto, Canada, that helps its partners identify, access, and execute international market opportunities. They offer practical solutions to China-based companies seeking access to the Canadian capital markets. "
target: Coinberry Limited
Coinberry is a Toronto-based financial technology solutions provider focused on blockchain and crypto asset solutions. Its digital asset trading platform, Coinberry.com, offers investors a safe way to buy, sell, and process payments made with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other crypto assets in Canada.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BusinessWire

OV Loop, Inc., acquired PayFi

synopsis: OV Loop, Inc., the connected commerce company, announced the acquisition of Push Pay, Inc. d/b/a PayFi, the first fintech company to offer U.S. banks and commercial enterprises RTP capabilities for instant and lower-cost financial transactions.
buyer: OV Loop, Inc.
OV Loop is a connected commerce platform company, founded by the proven fintech innovators that started Samsung Pay®, LoopPay®, Roam Data® and Hypercom®, whose payment inventions are already being used by hundreds of millions of consumers and tens of millions of merchants around the world. "
target: PayFi
PayFi provides banks and businesses with a single Banking-As-A-Service processing platform, alternative payment methods and the ability to move money in real-time between accounts. PayFi products include; Instant Merchant Settlement (IMS), RailStorm API and SwitchZero.
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announced 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

SmartPesa will be merged with myPinPad Limited,

synopsis: MYPINPAD, a global leader in mobile-based payments acceptance and digital authentication solutions, and SmartPesa, a leading provider of payments and agency banking solutions, have agreed to merge. The combined entity will operate under the MYPINPAD brand.
buyer: myPinPad Limited
MYPINPAD is a global leader in secure payments acceptance and personal authentication solutions using smartphones and tablets. Their proprietary and globally patented technology secures and protects the input of sensitive information on touchscreens creating a trusted environment. "
target: SmartPesa
SmartPesa develops payments and agency banking solutions for merchants and banks across the globe, taking care of the tech so they don’t have to.
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announced 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

SmartPesa will be merged with myPinPad Limited,

synopsis: MYPINPAD, a global leader in mobile-based payments acceptance and digital authentication solutions, and SmartPesa, a leading provider of payments and agency banking solutions, have agreed to merge. The combined entity will operate under the MYPINPAD brand.
buyer: myPinPad Limited
MYPINPAD is a global leader in secure payments acceptance and personal authentication solutions using smartphones and tablets. Their proprietary and globally patented technology secures and protects the input of sensitive information on touchscreens creating a trusted environment. "
target: SmartPesa
SmartPesa develops payments and agency banking solutions for merchants and banks across the globe, taking care of the tech so they don’t have to.
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announced 4/20/2022 via BusinessWire

SmartPesa will be merged with myPinPad Limited,

synopsis: MYPINPAD, a global leader in mobile-based payments acceptance and digital authentication solutions, and SmartPesa, a leading provider of payments and agency banking solutions, have agreed to merge. The combined entity will operate under the MYPINPAD brand.
buyer: myPinPad Limited
MYPINPAD is a global leader in secure payments acceptance and personal authentication solutions using smartphones and tablets. Their proprietary and globally patented technology secures and protects the input of sensitive information on touchscreens creating a trusted environment. "
target: SmartPesa
SmartPesa develops payments and agency banking solutions for merchants and banks across the globe, taking care of the tech so they don’t have to.
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closed 8/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Sabre Corporation, acquired Conferma Pay

synopsis: Seeing a need for investment in technology in the B2B travel payment space, travel industry technology company Sabre has acquired U.K.-based payments company Conferma Pay.  Conferma Pay is a payments platform that connects businesses, their suppliers and employees realising the full potential of digitised commerce.
buyer: Sabre Corporation (GS:SABR:$1,946.30)
Sabre Corporation is a leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, serving a wide range of travel companies including airlines, hoteliers, travel agencies and other suppliers. "
target: Conferma Pay
Conferma Pay is a payments platform that connects businesses, their suppliers and employees realising the full potential of digitised commerce. In the travel space, Conferma Pay connects issuers to more than 700 travel management companies.
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closed 3/30/2022 via BNC Analysis

DMI FInance, acquired Oxymoney

synopsis: DMI Finance has acquired a controlling stake in Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) company Appnit Technologies Private Ltd, which owns wallet services provider Oxymoney. Oxymoney provides services including various wallet services, money transfers, AePS, utility bill payments, and micro ATMs, through its distribution network across India.
buyer: DMI FInance
Founded in 2008 by Shivashish Chatterjee and Yuvraja C. Singh, and supported by a deeply experienced team, DMI has grown into a pan-India credit platform with core businesses in corporate lending, housing finance, digital consumer and MSME finance and asset management. "
target: Oxymoney
Oxymoney provides services including various wallet services, money transfers, AePS, utility bill payments, and micro ATMs, through its distribution network across India.
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closed 3/15/2022 via Company Press Release

Exela Technologies Inc., acquired Corduro Inc.

synopsis: Exela Technologies, a global business process automation (BPA) leader, announced the acquisition of all operating assets of Corduro, Inc., an omni-channel, full-stack processing, commerce, and engagement platform.
buyer parent: HandsOn Global Management
buyer: Exela Technologies Inc. (:$1,166.61)
Exela Technologies, one of the largest global providers of transaction processing solutions and enterprise information management, combines proprietary IP and knowledge platforms to provide integrated, technology-enabled services through an end-to-end delivery model. "
target: Corduro Inc.
Corduro is an omni-channel, full-stack processing, commerce, and engagement platform. Corduro delivers integrated payments, pay-by-link, and digital wallet capabilities, enabling any size organization to transform their business into a seamless commerce solution to reach customers anywhere, anytime.
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closed 6/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

MFS Africa, acquired Beyonic, Inc.

synopsis: MFS Africa, the pan-African payments gateway which connects wallets across different mobile money platforms through its API, has acquired Beyonic, a digital payments services provider for enterprises which operates in Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda.
buyer: MFS Africa
MFS Africa is the best gateway to send money to mobile wallets in Africa. They cover 200 million mobile money recipients across all major networks. Connect to expand a payout network in an instant. "
target: Beyonic, Inc.
Beyonic is a digital payments services provider for enterprises which operates in Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda. Beyonic makes last-mile digital payments in emerging markets easy, freeing their clients to focus on making their businesses and communities thrive.
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closed 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

PayU Group, acquired Wibmo Inc.

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider, announced the acquisition of  Wibmo, a leading technology and service provider for the financial services industry known for its hosted risk-based authentication and payment security services.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo is a leading technology and service provider for the financial services industry. It is known for its hosted risk-based authentication and payment security services, but it also provides solutions ranging from mobile payments, fraud and risk management and a host of merchant services.
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$70
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announced 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

California Software Company, will acquire Infinia Services & Solutions DMCC

synopsis: California Software Company (Calsoft), a Product Engineering & Enterprise Solutions company, will acquire a majority stake in Cordite PTE Ltd, owner of Infinia Services & Solutions. Infinia Services and Solutions is a UAE based loyalty management and payment solutions company with an integrated suite of technology and mobile application services.
buyer: California Software Company (NSEI:CALSOFT:$0.21)
California Software Company (Calsoft) is a Product Engineering & Enterprise Solutions company with a strong background in development and implementation. Calsoft delivers Product Engineering Services and technology-driven Business Solutions that help meet the business objectives of their clients. "
target: Infinia Services & Solutions DMCC
Infinia Services and Solutions is a UAE based loyalty management and payment solutions company with a state-of-the-art integrated suite of technology and mobile application services. It offers complete program management solutions across pre-paid, debit, credit and corporate cards.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 10/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Paynear Technologies, acquired GoSwiff

synopsis: Paynear has acquired GoSwiff, a leading innovator in mobile commerce. GoSwiff offers integrated payment gateways and mobile applications for online, mobile and in-store payments. GoSwiff's payment solutions increase financial inclusion and provide a safer, faster and more cost-efficient means of payment.
buyer: Paynear Technologies
Paynear provides innovative and cost effective payments transaction solutions to small, medium and large enterprises. Its flagship product, Paynear ONE, is the first ever omni channel payment transaction solution that gives business owners complete control on how they manage and run their business. "
target: GoSwiff
GoSwiff is a leading innovator in mobile commerce. They offer integrated payment gateways and mobile applications for online, mobile and in-store payments – and are helping to meet the growing demand for digital payments in both emerging and developing markets.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
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4.5x
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announced 9/29/2016 via Reuters

Huafon Microfibre Shanghai Co Ltd, will acquire SwiftPass

synopsis: Huafon Microfibre Shanghai, a company that is principally engaged in the research, development, manufacture, distribution and service of microfiber polyurethane synthetic leather products, is acquiring SwiftPass, a leading mobile payment service, primarily used by financial services institutions and large enterprise customers.
buyer: Huafon Microfibre Shanghai Co Ltd (SZSE:300180:$177.44)
Huafon Microfibre (Shanghai) CO., LTD. is principally engaged in the research, development, manufacture, distribution and service of microfiber polyurethane (PU) synthetic leather products. The Company’s main products include microfiber synthetic leather, microfiber base fabric and microfiber suede."
target: SwiftPass
SwiftPass, established in 2006, is a leading mobile payment service, primarily used by financial services institutions and large enterprise customers. The company is headquartered in China.
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$269
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announced 11/28/2011 via Company Press Release

Wirecard AG, will acquire Systems@Work Pte Ltd

synopsis: Wirecard Group, one of the leading international providers of electronic payment and risk management solutions, through a 100% subsidiary, has agreed on the purchase of all shares in Systems@Work Pte. Ltd. Systems@Work is a leading technical payment service provider for merchants and banks in East Asia under its brand TeleMoney.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard AG is one of the leading international providers of electronic payment and risk management solutions. Worldwide, Wirecard supports over 10,000 companies from many and various industry segments in automating their payment processes and minimizing cases of default. "
target: Systems@Work Pte Ltd
Systems@Work operates an enterprise grade payment gateway on 24×7 availability with full segregation of production, staging, test and DR environments.
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closed 5/31/2022 via PR Newswire

Trustly, acquired Ecospend

synopsis: Trustly, the leading global payments platform for digital Account-to-Account transactions ("A2A") announces the acquisition of the UK-based Open Banking Payments platform Ecospend. Ecospend is a FCA UK regulated A2A payments provider powering the next generation of open banking based payments and financial data services.
buyer: Trustly
Founded in 2008, Trustly is a global leader in Open Banking Payments. Their digital account-to-account platform redefines the speed, simplicity and security of payments, linking some of the world's most prominent merchants with consumers directly from their online banking accounts. "
target: Ecospend
Ecospend is a FCA UK regulated A2A payments provider powering the next generation of open banking based payments and financial data services. Ecospend serves clients in a range of industries, including Public Sector where it has a key contract with the tax authority of the UK government, HMRC.
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announced 12/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Keensight Capital, will acquire Buckaroo

synopsis: Keensight Capital, one of the leading private equity managers dedicated to pan-European Growth Buyout investments, is acquiring a majority stake in Buckaroo from Blackfin Capital. Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants.
buyer: Keensight Capital
Paris-based Keensight Capital is a European Growth Buyout investor with deep expertise in IT and Healthcare. Keensight Capital partners with the management teams of fast growing and profitable companies providing capital, strategic guidance and operational support. "
target parent: BlackFin Capital Partners
target: Buckaroo
Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants. Many corporates and medium-sized companies use Buckaroo to facilitate their growth in business in ecommerce, mobile business or offline business.
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closed 11/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nuvei, acquired Smart2Pay

synopsis: Nuvei Corporation, the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, has acquired Smart2Pay Global Services B.V., a smart web payments company based in the Netherlands. The acquisition strengthens Nuvei’s presence in high-growth digital commerce verticals and further expands the Company’s geographic footprint in additional regions.
buyer: Nuvei (:$537.20)
Montreal-based Nuvei is the global payment technology partner of thriving brands. Its proprietary platform offers direct connections to all major payment card schemes worldwide, supports 450 local and alternative payment methods, and nearly 150 currencies. "
target: Smart2Pay
Smart2Pay is a smart web payments company based in the Netherlands. They give merchants, marketplaces, banks, and payment service providers access to a large mix of local and global payment methods. Smart2Pay also takes care of the collection of payments, administration, and distribution of funds.
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closed 11/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., acquired YellowPepper

synopsis: Visa Inc. has acquired YellowPepper, Latin America's pioneer in innovative digital financial solutions. The company’s platform enables financial institutions to easily launch card and account agnostic real-time solutions, while providing value added services such as tokenization, identity validation and risk tools.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$21,354.00)
Visa Inc. is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. "
target: YellowPepper
YellowPepper is Latin America's pioneer in innovative digital financial solutions. The company’s platform enables financial institutions to easily launch card and account agnostic real-time solutions, while providing value added services such as tokenization, identity validation and risk tools.
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announced 10/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Stripe Inc., will acquire Paystack

synopsis: Stripe has entered into an agreement to acquire Paystack, a technology company based in Lagos that makes it easy for organizations of all sizes to collect payments from around the world.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Paystack
Paystack is a Nigerian online payments processing startup. Co-founded in 2015 by Nigerian software developers and longtime friends, Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, Paystack is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.
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closed 4/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lock Trust, Inc., acquired Axxa Fintech Solutions

synopsis: Lock Trust, a streamlined technology and payment processing firm, has acquired Axxa Fintech Solutions, a provider of online payment processing services for products and services. Axxapay assists online businesses to accept online payments for their products and services, regardless their size and experience.
buyer: Lock Trust, Inc.
Lock Trust is a streamlined technology and payment processing firm serving individual consumers, small to large-market institutions, and governments with a customizable suite ranging of banking, automated taxing, and other financial and risk management products and services. "
target: Axxa Fintech Solutions
Based in Lithuania, Axxa Fintech Solutions provides online payment processing services for products and services. Axxapay assists online businesses to accept online payments for their products and services, regardless their size and experience.
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announced 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wirecard AG, will acquire AllScore Payment Services

synopsis: Wirecard AG, the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology, will be acquiring AllScore Payment Services, a Beijing-based Payment Service Provider owning an attractive license portfolio and employing a dedicated team of more than 120 people.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard is the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology. As one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, it provides businesses and end customers alike with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services. "
target: AllScore Payment Services
Based in China, AllScore Payment Services, founded in 2007, is a Chinese Payment Service Provider owning an attractive license portfolio and employing a dedicated team of more than 120 people. Their products cover online banking payment, fast payment, scan code payment, collection and payment.
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announced 7/9/2018 via Company Press Release

EQT, will acquire Banking Circle

synopsis: EQT, a leading New York-based investment firm, will acquire Saxo Payments Banking Circle (“Banking Circle”) from Saxo Bank A/S. Founded in 2013, Banking Circle is a next-generation provider of mission-critical infrastructure for online cross-border payments.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Saxo Bank
target: Banking Circle
Founded in 2013, Banking Circle is a next-generation provider of mission-critical infrastructure for online cross-border payments. Today, Banking Circle is processing around EUR 60 billion run-rate annual payment volumes for several high-profile customers.
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announced 7/6/2017 via Company Press Release

BlackFin Capital Partners, will acquire Buckaroo

synopsis: BlackFin Capital Partners has entered into an agreement with Intrum Justitia to acquire 100% of the shares in Buckaroo BV. Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants.
buyer: BlackFin Capital Partners
BlackFin Capital Partners is a private equity firm specialized in the financial services & fintech sector. The firm’s strategy focuses primarily on asset-light businesses in the financial services sector across continental Europe. BlackFin operates as an active and influential investor. "
target parent: Intrum Justitia
target: Buckaroo
Buckaroo is a leading and multiple award winning Dutch payment service provider servicing over 5000 merchants. Many corporates and medium-sized companies use Buckaroo to facilitate their growth in business in ecommerce, mobile business or offline business.
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announced 3/16/2017 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, will acquire Acculynk

synopsis: First Data, a leader in commerce-enabling technology, has entered into an agreement to acquire Acculynk, a leading Atlanta-based technology company that delivers eCommerce solutions for debit card acceptance. Acculynk’s unique debit routing technology allows merchants to process online debit payments through the most cost-effective debit network.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in countries around the world. They are dedicated to helping companies conduct commerce everyday by securing and processing transactions."
target: Acculynk
Acculynk is a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, specializing in online payments and authentication. Acculynk's suite of software-only services secure bring PIN debit to online transactions and provide significant value to merchants, issuers, EFT networks and consumers.
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$1,808.17
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$478.29
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ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments company, powers electronic payments and banking for more than 5,000 financial institutions, retailers, billers and processors around the world. ACI software processes $13 trillion each day in payments and securities transactions.
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rev ($mm)
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REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments
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Payoneer
Payoneer
Payoneer’s digital platform streamlines global commerce for millions of small businesses, marketplaces, and enterprises. Payoneer leverages its experience and expertise to deliver a suite of services that includes cross-border payments, working capital, tax solutions, and risk management.
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2021
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$473.40
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Evertec, Inc.
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$453.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$173.50
EBIT ($mm)
$125.13
Net Income ($mm)
$86.27
Employees
2100
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Ticker: ENXTBR:KEYW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Keyware Technologies NV
Keyware Technologies NV
Keyware is a leading supplier of electronic payment solutions, loyalty systems, identity applications and related transaction management. Keyware is based in Zaventem, Belgium. Keyware boasts solid partnerships with various global players in the value chain of electronic payment.
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$21.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.40
EBIT ($mm)
$4.06
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$3.50
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46
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MyECheck
MyECheck Inc. is a leading electronic payment technology developer and payment services provider. MyECheck provides comprehensive payment systems for all payment applications including mobile payments and the industry's most advanced security and fraud control technologies.
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$0.78
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($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.16
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Ticker: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
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$31.25
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$4.29
Net Income ($mm)
$3.72
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Ticker: ASX:ISX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSignthis Ltd.
iSignthis Ltd.
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$4.53
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Ticker: LSE:PAYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paysafe Group
Paysafe Group
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$1,444.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$345.78
EBIT ($mm)
$81.65
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers.
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2018
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$2,491.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$463.88
EBIT ($mm)
$359.64
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$149.93
Employees
6600
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WEX Inc.
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2020
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EBITDA ($mm)
$360.13
EBIT ($mm)
$170.57
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5300
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Ticker: IIIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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i3 Verticals, LLC
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$152.34
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$15.40
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$2.25
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740
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TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
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2020
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$63.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.90
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$7.21
Net Income ($mm)
$6.01
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415
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Ticker: USIO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Usio, Inc.
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2020
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$30.24
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($2.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.56)
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51
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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.
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2015
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$28.00
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($8.64)
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($9.35)
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Excel Corporation
Headquartered in Las Colinas (Irving), Texas, Excel Corporation provides integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States.
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$15.73
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($1.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
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Ticker: ASX:NOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Novatti
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2021
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$13.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.80)
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0
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