Like Authentify, Inc.

announced 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Early Warning Services, LLC, will acquire Authentify, Inc.

synopsis: Early Warning, a trusted leader in fraud prevention and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Authentify Inc. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions. It currently serves more than 1,200 financial institutions and e-commerce companies.
buyer: Early Warning Services, LLC
Early Warning provides risk management solutions to a diverse network of 1,100 financial institutions, government entities and payment companies, enabling businesses and consumers to transact securely and conveniently. "
target: Authentify, Inc.
Authentify provides intuitive and consistent multi-factor authentication services for protecting user accounts or key information from unauthorized access. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

FICO, acquired EZMCOM Inc.

synopsis: FICO, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, is adding two new product families to its portfolio: FICO® Identity Proofing and FICO® User Authentication. To support this effort, FICO has acquired EZMCOM, a security access provider for technology to protect from credential theft, account takeover and breaches.
buyer: FICO (FICO:$932.17)
FICO is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company's groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries."
target: EZMCOM Inc.
EZMCOM is a security access provider for innovative and easy-to-use technology that can be deployed to protect users, data, and applications from credential theft, account takeover and breaches. EZMCOM is working with companies worldwide to change the way they authenticate and authorize.
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closed 5/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., acquired Dealflo Limited

synopsis: VASCO Data Security, a global provider of authentication and digital signature solutions, has acquired Dealflo, a provider of identity verification and end-to-end financial agreement automation solutions in the UK. Dealflo's solutions helps businesses increase sales, reduce costs, improve compliance, improve user experience and reduce risk.
buyer: VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI:$196.76)
VASCO Data Security is a world leader in providing two-factor authentication and digital signature solutions to financial institutions. More than half of the top 100 global banks rely on VASCO's solutions to protect their online, mobile and ATM channels. "
target: Dealflo Limited
Dealflo is a leading provider of identity verification and end-to-end financial agreement automation solutions in the UK. Dealflo's solutions helps businesses increase sales, reduce costs, improve compliance, improve user experience and reduce risk.
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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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announced 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Visa, Inc., will acquire CardinalCommerce

synopsis: Visa announced an agreement to acquire CardinalCommerce, an industry leader in e-commerce payment authentication. The acquisition will enable more secure, seamless payments, whether made through a browser, mobile app, or connected device, and will help Visa’s clients and merchant partners accelerate digital commerce.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$21,354.00)
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. "
target: CardinalCommerce
CardinalCommerce is the pioneer and global leader in enabling authenticated payment transactions in the card-not-present payments industry, and the largest authentication network in the world.
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announced 5/27/2014 via PR Newswire

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., will acquire Risk IDS

synopsis: VASCO Data Security International, Inc., a global leader in authentication, digital signatures, and identity management, announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Risk IDS, Ltd., a provider of risk-based authentication solutions to the global banking community.
buyer: VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI:$196.76)
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. "
target: Risk IDS
Risk IDS, Ltd. is a provider of risk-based authentication solutions to the global banking community. Risk IDS provides online transaction risk management and intelligent authentication decision solutions.
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closed 5/20/2013 via PR Newswire

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., acquired Cronto

synopsis: VASCO Data Security International, Inc., a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, announced its acquisition of Cronto, of Cambridge (UK), a provider of secure visual transaction authentication solutions for online banking.
buyer: VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (VDSI:$196.76)
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. "
target: Cronto
Cronto was founded in 2005 and is the market leader in the field of secure visual transaction authentication and signature solutions for online banking applications. CrontoSign has been chosen to secure transactions of customers of leading German and Swiss banks.
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closed 4/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Gemalto, acquired Todos AB

synopsis: Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Todos AB from investors led by 6AP, a fund belonging to the Swedish National Pension system. Todos AB is a leading provider of strong authentication solutions for internet banking.
buyer: Gemalto (ENXTAM:GTO:$3,383.47)
Gemalto is the leader in digital security. In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable. "
target parent: Sjatte AP-fonden
target: Todos AB
Todos AB helps banks and other businesses create trusted, secure relationships with their customers online. Founded in 1987, Todos designs, develops, delivers and supports security solutions for strong multi-factor authentication.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Stripe Inc., acquired Touchtech Payments

synopsis: Stripe, a San Francisco, CA-based payments infrastructure company, acquired Touchtech Payments, a Dublin, Ireland-based verification tech company. Touchtech Payments provides advanced SCA-ready authentication technology for some of Europe’s fintech companies and challenger banks.
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: Touchtech Payments
Touchtech Payments is a Fintech company in Ireland. Touchtech specialises in online authentication for financial institutions. Touchtech provides compliant solutions that can be used to authenticate just about anything, from online payments to loan agreements to banking logins.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

ASG Technologies Group, Inc., will acquire Mitek Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ASG Technologies, the trusted provider of proven solutions for information access, management, and governance for the world’s top enterprises, has announced its intent to acquire Mitek Systems, a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning.
buyer parent: Elliott Management Corp.
buyer: ASG Technologies Group, Inc.
ASG Technologies Group, Inc. provides global organizations with a modern approach to Digital Transformation to succeed in the Information Economy. ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems. "
target: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$110.80)
Mitek is a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. Mitek’s identity verification solutions allow an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a digital transaction.
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closed 12/6/2016 via BusinessWire

American Express Company, acquired InAuth

synopsis: American Express announced it has acquired InAuth, Inc., a provider of mobile device authentication and intelligence solutions. InAuth’s technology is used by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, payment networks and merchants to reduce risk and identify potential fraud utilizing its mobile-first device authentication capabilities.
buyer: American Express Company (AXP:$34,260.00)
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. "
target: InAuth
InAuth is the leading digital device intelligence company for a mobile-first world. InAuth delivers advanced device identification, risk detection, and analysis capabilities to help organizations limit risk, remove friction, and reduce fraud within their digital channels.
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closed 7/7/2016 via Market Wire

Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc., acquired Cyberloq

synopsis: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. announced that is has acquired joint ownership along with Mark Carten, the company CTO of the CyberloQ technology. The CyberloQ technology is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
buyer: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ACRT:$0.01)
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. has developed a credit management software platform that allows large and small businesses to offer credit management tools to its clients. "
target: Cyberloq
CyberloQ is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
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announced 11/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SilverLake Axis Limited, will acquire X Infotech

synopsis: Silverlake Axis Ltd, a leading provider of Digital Economy Solutions and Services, has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire an 80% stake in XInfotech, a global provider of software solutions for the issuance and verification of digital identity documents and smart cards.
buyer: SilverLake Axis Limited (SGX:5CP:$141.53)
Silverlake Axis Ltd (SAL) is a leading provider of digital economy solutions and services for major organisations in Banking, Insurance, Payments, Retail and Logistics industries. Founded in 1989, SAL has an impeccable track record of successful delivery of innovative and transformative solutions. "
target: X Infotech
Latvia-based XInfotech Group (“XInfo”) is a global provider of software solutions for the issuance and verification of digital identity documents and smart cards.
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closed 1/17/2014 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired IdenTrust

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired IdenTrust. IdenTrust, Inc. provides digital identity authentication solutions to the financial institutions, government agencies, corporations, department of defense, energy, and supply chain markets internationally. Its solutions include PLOT, policies, legal framework, operations hosting, and technology.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. provides digital identity authentication solutions to the financial institutions, government agencies, corporations, department of defense, energy, and supply chain markets internationally. Its solutions include PLOT, policies, legal framework, operations hosting, and technology.
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closed 9/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Parallax Capital Partners LLC, acquired IdenTrust

synopsis: US-based private equity fund Parallax Capital Partners, LLC has bought Chennai-based Polaris Financial Technology Ltd's US arm IdenTrust, Inc. IdenTrust Inc, a subsidiary of Polaris, is engaged in the business of trusted identity solutions and digital identity authentication services based in the United States.
buyer: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
Parallax Capital Partners specializes in acquiring and operating software companies that have proven products and established customer bases. Parallax provides its portfolio companies with experienced management skills as well as cost effective infrastructure support. "
target parent: Polaris Financial Technology Limited
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. is a global leader in trusted identity solutions accepted by global financial institutions, government agencies, and corporations. As the only government regulated, bank-built identity company, IdenTrust provides a worldwide network of trusted credentials based on global standards.
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announced 4/27/2011 via Company Press Release

Polaris Software Lab Ltd., will acquire IdenTrust

synopsis: Polaris Software Lab Ltd announced a strategic investment in IdenTrust, a global leader in trusted identity solutions recognized by global financial institutions and one of the premier providers of digital identity authentication services to several key banks, United States federal identity programs as well as supply chain markets.
buyer: Polaris Software Lab Ltd. (BSE:532254:$296.85)
Polaris Software Lab is a leading Financial Technology company, with its comprehensive portfolio of products, services and consulting. Polaris has a talent strength of over 9,000 solution architects, domain and technology experts. "
target: IdenTrust
IdenTrust, Inc. is a global leader in trusted identity solutions accepted by global financial institutions, government agencies, and corporations. As the only government regulated, bank-built identity company, IdenTrust provides a worldwide network of trusted credentials based on global standards.
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$20*
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closed 1/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Rambus Inc., acquired Bell ID

synopsis: Rambus Inc. announced it has acquired Smart Card Software Ltd which includes Bell Identification Ltd (Bell ID) and Ecebs Ltd. As part of this acquisition, the advanced mobile payment platform developed by Bell ID, along with the smart ticketing platform created by Ecebs, will be incorporated into the Rambus Cryptography Research Division.
buyer: Rambus Inc. (RMBS:$296.05)
Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Their chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of their customers. "
target: Bell ID
Bell ID software integrates with third party technology and simplifies the issuing complexities of payment, identity, loyalty and transit applications. Ecebs supplies smart ticketing systems to the UK transport markets, and their software meets the demand for cloud-based, secure ticketing schemes.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PE Hub

Google Inc., acquired Impermium

synopsis: Impermium has announced its acquisition by Google. Impermium is a cybersecurity technology startup that protects over 1.5M sites and has processed over 8 billion total transactions. The company’s advanced risk-evaluation platform improves account management by identifying fraudulent registrations, compromised logins, and risky transactions.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Impermium
Impermium is a cybersecurity technology startup that protects over 1.5M sites and has processed over 8 billion total transactions. The company’s advanced risk-evaluation platform improves account management by identifying fraudulent registrations, compromised logins, and risky transactions.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Signicat, the Trusted Digital Identity™ company, has acquired Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) specialist Encap Security from AllClear ID. Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: AllClear ID
target: Encap Security
Norway-based Encap’s strong customer authentication (SCA) technology is trusted by major banking institutions and national identity schemes, as a single solution for customer mobile authentication and security, for all digital use cases and across all channels.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

AllClear ID, acquired Encap Security

synopsis: Austin, U.S.-based AllClear ID, a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services, has quietly acquired Norway’s Encap Security. The Oslo-based company offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry.
buyer: AllClear ID
AllClear ID is a provider of identity theft repair and credit monitoring services. AllClear ID is the leader in customer security, providing data breach response services to business that aim to protect their greatest asset: customers. "
target: Encap Security
Encap Security offers device-based multi-factor authentication and e-signature solutions, predominantly to the financial services industry. It claims customers such as Santander, EnterCard, BinckBank, TatraBanka, mydesq, Sparebanken Vest, and AllClear ID.
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announced 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Early Warning Services, LLC, will acquire Authentify, Inc.

synopsis: Early Warning, a trusted leader in fraud prevention and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Authentify Inc. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions. It currently serves more than 1,200 financial institutions and e-commerce companies.
buyer: Early Warning Services, LLC
Early Warning provides risk management solutions to a diverse network of 1,100 financial institutions, government entities and payment companies, enabling businesses and consumers to transact securely and conveniently. "
target: Authentify, Inc.
Authentify provides intuitive and consistent multi-factor authentication services for protecting user accounts or key information from unauthorized access. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions.
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announced 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Early Warning Services, LLC, will acquire Authentify, Inc.

synopsis: Early Warning, a trusted leader in fraud prevention and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Authentify Inc. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions. It currently serves more than 1,200 financial institutions and e-commerce companies.
buyer: Early Warning Services, LLC
Early Warning provides risk management solutions to a diverse network of 1,100 financial institutions, government entities and payment companies, enabling businesses and consumers to transact securely and conveniently. "
target: Authentify, Inc.
Authentify provides intuitive and consistent multi-factor authentication services for protecting user accounts or key information from unauthorized access. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions.
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announced 4/7/2015 via BusinessWire

Early Warning Services, LLC, will acquire Authentify, Inc.

synopsis: Early Warning, a trusted leader in fraud prevention and risk management, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Authentify Inc. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions. It currently serves more than 1,200 financial institutions and e-commerce companies.
buyer: Early Warning Services, LLC
Early Warning provides risk management solutions to a diverse network of 1,100 financial institutions, government entities and payment companies, enabling businesses and consumers to transact securely and conveniently. "
target: Authentify, Inc.
Authentify provides intuitive and consistent multi-factor authentication services for protecting user accounts or key information from unauthorized access. Founded in 1999, Authentify is a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions.
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closed 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Stripe Inc., acquired Bouncer

synopsis: Stripe, a provider of economic infrastructure for the internet, has announced the acquisition of Bouncer, a company building card authentication technology to reduce fraud during online transactions. Bouncer will be integrated into Stripe Radar, which is fully integrated into Stripe’s payments platform.
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: Bouncer
Bouncer is a company building card authentication technology to reduce fraud during online transactions. When an incoming transaction is flagged as high-risk, rather than blocking the purchase entirely, businesses can use Bouncer to verify that the card being used is legitimate.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

ASG Technologies Group, Inc., will acquire Mitek Systems, Inc.

synopsis: ASG Technologies, the trusted provider of proven solutions for information access, management, and governance for the world’s top enterprises, has announced its intent to acquire Mitek Systems, a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning.
buyer parent: Elliott Management Corp.
buyer: ASG Technologies Group, Inc.
ASG Technologies Group, Inc. provides global organizations with a modern approach to Digital Transformation to succeed in the Information Economy. ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems. "
target: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$110.80)
Mitek is a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. Mitek’s identity verification solutions allow an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a digital transaction.
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$423 [$405]
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announced 7/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Acana Capital Corp., will acquire Blockchain Intelligence Group

synopsis: Acana Capital Corp. has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG). BIG is an information technology company. As a developer of blockchain technology solutions, search and data analytics, BIG's proprietary platforms will globally target governments, law enforcement and the fintech sector.
buyer: Acana Capital Corp. (CNSX:ACM:$0.30)
Acana Capital Corp. acquires and develops real estate and farming properties in the United States. It is based in Vancouver, Canada. "
target: Blockchain Intelligence Group
Blockchain Intelligence Group “BIG” is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada and is an information technology company. As a developer of blockchain technology solutions, search and data analytics, BIG’s proprietary platforms will globally target Governments, Law Enforcement and the FinTech sector.
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closed 6/21/2017 via BusinessWire

Callcredit Information Group, acquired Confirma Spain

synopsis: Callcredit Information Group, backed by private equity firm, GTCR, has acquired the Spanish Confirma group of companies, comprising Confirma Sistemas and Soluciones Confirma, which specialise in fraud prevention and anti-money laundering (AML) software solutions.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit specialises in credit referencing, database marketing solutions and software analytics and fraud and is an expert in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector. The Group is structured into three geographic markets: UK, North America, and International Markets. "
target: Confirma Spain
Confirma Spain, comprising Confirma Sistemas and Soluciones Confirma, specialises in fraud prevention and anti-money laundering (AML) software solutions. It operates in sectors including banking, insurance, consumer finance, retail, financial technology, telecommunications and utilities.
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announced 7/21/2016 via Market Wire

Net Element, Inc., will acquire PayStar, Inc.

synopsis: Net Element, Inc, a provider of global mobile payment technology solutions, announced the entry into a binding letter of intent to acquire a majority interest in PayStar, Inc, a comprehensive remittance and e-wallet platform for emerging markets and Nexcharge, Inc, a proprietary payment processing, fraud management and merchant management platform.
buyer: Net Element, Inc. (NETE:$45.96)
Net Element is a global technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services. The company owns and operates a global mobile payments and transactional processing provider, TOT Group, Inc. "
target: PayStar, Inc.
Paystar provides financial institutions a complete solution so they may offer remittance services, merchant services, mobile payments and payroll services to customers. Nexcharge, Inc. is a proprietary payment processing, fraud management and merchant management platform.
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closed 7/31/2015 via BusinessWire

Q2 Software, Inc., acquired Centrix Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Q2 Holdings, Inc., a provider of secure, cloud-based virtual banking solutions, announced the acquisition of Lincoln, Nebraska-based Centrix Solutions, Inc. The company is a privately-held firm that provides financial institutions with products that detect fraud, manage risk and simplify compliance.
buyer: Q2 Software, Inc. (QTWO:$276.66)
Q2 is a leading provider of secure, cloud-based virtual banking solutions. Q2 enables regional and community financial institutions, or RCFIs, to deliver a robust suite of integrated virtual banking services and engage more effectively with their retail and commercial account holders. "
target: Centrix Solutions, Inc.
Centrix Solutions provides financial institutions with products and services to help detect fraud, manage risk and optimize efficiency. With a product line that encompasses treasury management, risk management and bank operations, Centrix provides clients with strategic technology solutions.
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closed 12/3/2013 via BusinessWire

NCR Corporation, acquired Alaric Systems, Ltd

synopsis: NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, took the next step in the transformation of its Financial Services business, announcing that it had completed the acquisition of Alaric Systems Limited, a provider of secure transaction switching and fraud prevention software.
buyer: NCR Corporation (NCR:$6,462.00)
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. "
target: Alaric Systems, Ltd
Alaric provides fraud prevention and intelligent transaction handling solutions globally. From ATM and POS transactions to internet banking and mobile payments, Alaric's products enable customers to achieve unmatched fraud detection rates and manage transaction processing and authorisation.
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closed 8/1/2013 via Company Description

ARGO Data Resource Corporation, acquired Advanced Software Design Corporation

synopsis: ARGO announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Advanced Software Design Corporation (ASDC), an analytical software company specializing in fraud protection across multiple payment channels, detecting fraud at the point of presentment, and monitoring and management of Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering activities.
buyer: ARGO Data Resource Corporation
Founded in 1980, ARGO has grown into a recognized software solutions partner of choice for eight of the nation’s top 10 financial institutions. They design and implement innovative technology for the financial services and healthcare industries. "
target: Advanced Software Design Corporation
Advanced Software Design Corporation engages in the design, development, and marketing of fraud detection and prevention solutions for image based and electronic transactions in banks, credit unions, and financial service companies.
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closed 4/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired Memento Inc.

synopsis: FIS™, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced that it has acquired Memento, Inc. Memento, a leading provider in enterprise fraud management, delivers next-generation fraud solutions through its award-winning enterprise platform that helps protect financial institutions from wide-ranging, costly threats.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Memento Inc.
Memento is a leading provider in enterprise fraud management, delivers next-generation fraud solutions through its enterprise platform that helps protect financial institutions from wide-ranging, costly threats and enables key stakeholders to measure the true value of loss prevention investments.
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closed 8/31/2009 via PR Newswire

Actimize Inc., acquired Fortent, Inc.

synopsis: NICE Systems and Actimize, a NICE Systems Company, announced the signing and closing of a definitive agreement to acquire Fortent - a leading provider of analytics based Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention software.
buyer parent: NICE Systems Ltd
buyer: Actimize Inc.
Actimize Inc. provides enterprise-wide software solutions for brokerage compliance, anti-money laundering, and fraud prevention for mid-sized and global financial institutions. It offers Risk Case Manager, which provides deployment, configuration, extensive investigation tools, and analytics. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Fortent, Inc.
Fortent delivers enterprise-wide risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With advanced monitoring and detection systems, Fortent provides anti-money laundering, Know Your Customer, and fraud detection capabilities that can be integrated into existing business practices.
price ($mm)
$74
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2007 via PR Newswire

Norkom Technologies, acquired Digital Harbor, Inc

synopsis: Norkom Technologies, the leading provider of financial crime and compliance software to the global financial services industry, has announced the acquisition of US based Digital Harbor; a company whose solution set and domain expertise complements its own.
buyer: Norkom Technologies
Norkom Technologies is a leading provider of financial crime and compliance solutions to the global financial services industry. Its solutions enable organizations to detect and combat financial crime, reducing their operational losses, and addressing compliance and regulatory requirements. "
target: Digital Harbor, Inc
Digital Harbor provides integrated risk and compliance solutions to the financial services industry, with solutions for anti-money laundering, fraud management, Enhanced Due Diligence and Know Your Customer needs.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
11.4x
closed 5/30/2007 via BNC Analysis

John M Floyd & Associates, acquired Vigilance Financial Systems, LLC

synopsis: John M. Floyd & Associates (JMFA) announced its acquisition of Vigilance Financial Systems, LLC. JMFA is a profitability and performance improvement consulting firm, focused on helping its clients improve their bottom lines by increasing fee income, accelerating asset growth and controlling expenses.
buyer: John M Floyd & Associates
John M. Floyd & Associates (JMFA) is a profitability and performance improvement consulting firm, serving more than 2,000 financial institutions in all 50 states and Central America. "
target: Vigilance Financial Systems, LLC
Vigilance Financial Systems is a cutting edge provider of fraud detection software to the financial services industry, including its flagship product, FraudSWEEP(tm).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/14/2006 via PR Newswire

Parascript LLC will be merged with Mitek Systems, Inc.,

synopsis: Mitek Systems, Inc., located in San Diego, California, and Parascript, LLC, located in Boulder, Colorado, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to create the largest Image Analytics software provider with a broad product portfolio of Intelligent Recognition software and identity validation solutions.
buyer: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$110.80)
Mitek Systems is a premier provider of check fraud protection solutions and check imaging software for the banking industry, and an established global supplier of embedded software recognition engines. "
target: Parascript LLC
Parascript, LLC provides image analysis and pattern recognition solutions. It offers payment and postal automation, forms processing, fraud prevention, and medical imaging software.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$932.17)
FICO delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. "
target: Adeptra Ltd
Adeptra is the global market leader in risk intervention and customer engagement. The company's proven scalable global cloud platform enables organizations to communicate with customers and resolve issues in real time, using a range of channels such as voice, SMS, mobile applications and email.
price ($mm)
$115
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
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
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Tier1 Financial Solutions, acquired Alessa

synopsis: Tier1 Financial Solutions, a leading provider of client relationship management (“CRM”) solutions, has acquired Alessa, a compliance and financial crime prevention solution. Alessa is an AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliance, controls monitoring and fraud prevention solution for banking, insurance, fintech, gaming, manufacturing, retail and more.
buyer: Tier1 Financial Solutions
Tier1 Financial Solutions is a leader in client relationship management software for capital markets and investment banking. Tier1 empowers its clients to create sales opportunities and maximize client interactions while increasing productivity and reducing relationship risk. "
target parent: CaseWare
target: Alessa
Alessa is an AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliance, controls monitoring and fraud prevention solution for banking, insurance, fintech, gaming, manufacturing, retail and more. Alessa allows organizations to quickly detect suspicious transactions, identify high-risk customers and vendors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Acuant, acquired Identity Mind Global

synopsis: Acuant, a company that provides seamless identity verification to build business with valid customers, has acquired IdentityMind, a platform that provides risk management to fight against fraud, money laundering, human trafficking, and terrorist financing.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Acuant
Acuant provides seamless identity verification to build business with valid customers. The Acuant Trusted Identity Platform is powered by AI for the highest speed and accuracy rates. Omnichannel products provide superior customer experiences that allow businesses to establish trust. "
target: Identity Mind Global
IdentityMind is a platform providing risk management to fight against fraud, money laundering, human trafficking, and terrorist financing. Their technology creates and utilizes digital identities to reduce fraud risk and decrease compliance cost for identity verification and customer onboarding.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genpact Ltd, acquired riskCanvas LLC

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has acquired riskCanvas Holdings, LLC from Booz Allen Hamilton. riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target parent: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
target: riskCanvas LLC
riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
price ($mm)
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