Like Pay by Call Payment Business

announced 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: DaoPay, a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones, is buying Boku's Pay by Call Payment Business. Boku is the leading carrier billing mobile payments company.
buyer: DaoPay
DaoPay is a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones. 2.7 billion people are able to pay with their patented technology. "
seller: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
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closed 5/10/2019 via BusinessWire

ACI Worldwide, acquired Walletron

synopsis: ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has acquired Walletron, which delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay.
buyer: ACI Worldwide (ACIW:$1,006.33)
ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. "
target parent: The Western Union Company
target: Walletron
Walletron, which is used by more than 6 million consumers in more than 100 countries, delivers patented mobile wallet technology for iOS through Apple Wallet and for Android through Google Pay. Its network of billing and payment partners manages more than 12 billion bills.
price ($mm)
$3.40
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

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

Majid Al Futtaim, acquired Beam Wallet Pty Ltd

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

Zaggle, acquired Click&Pay

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

Truecaller, acquired Chillr

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

Glase FinTech AB, will acquire SEQR

synopsis: Glase FinTech AB, a company that represents a consortium of private investors, will acquire SEQR from Invuo Technologies AB, a mobile payments technology company. SEQR is a platform that enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes.
buyer: Glase FinTech AB
Glase FinTech AB represents a consortium of private investors. The company is led by Martin N Larsson. "
target parent: Invuo Technologies AB
target: SEQR
SEQR enables anyone with a smartphone to make payments in stores and online direct from their bank account using either contactless or qr-codes. Users can transfer money at no charge, store their receipts digitally and save money by benefiting from offers and promotions directly linked to the app.
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$0.94
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Payconiq, acquired Digicash Payments SA

synopsis: Payconiq has announced that it is expanding its business footprint in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with the acquisition of the Digicash Payments application. Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash.
buyer parent: ING Group NV
buyer: Payconiq
Payconiq, the 2014 brainchild of the ING innovation lab, is a European mobile payment initiative with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Hasselt and Luxembourg. Currently, over 35,000 shops are actively connected to the system in Belgium and rollout is imminent in the Netherlands. "
target: Digicash Payments SA
Digicash Payments is the company managing Luxembourg smartphone payment app Digicash. The Digicash system works in partnership with banks, shops, insurers and energy providers, among others, and its mobile app is used by one-quarter of the Luxembourg population.
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announced 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

klarna AB, will acquire Cookies Labs GmbH

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

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Whatever Mobile GmbH

synopsis: Link Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, is to acquire Germany's Whatever Mobile, an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$163.74)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Whatever Mobile GmbH
Whatever Mobile GmbH is an international, owner-operated mobile solutions provider based in Hamburg. Whatever Mobile offers innovative and secure solutions including global text messaging, OTA handset configuration, reliable mobile payments and secure mobile identification via mobile phones.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.5x
announced 6/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Brainworks Limited, will acquire NettCash

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

Paylo, acquired Ruplee

synopsis: Paylo.in, an offline payments platform, acquired Ruplee, an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
buyer: Paylo
Paylo is the easiest way of accepting all payment types - credit/debit cards, mobile wallets, net banking, mobile banking etc instantly from any phone. "
target: Ruplee
Ruplee is an in-restaurant payments app. Ruplee’s mobile payment application helps people pay fast and pay safe, removing the hassle to carry a wallet, entering pins manually and keeping manual receipts.
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closed 8/13/2015 via Company Press Release

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobileview Italia Srl

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

Mozido, acquired NettCash

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

Soft Space Sdn Bhd., acquired Fasspay

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

PayPal, Inc., acquired Zong

synopsis: eBay Inc.'s Paypal has completed its previously announced acquisition of Zong, a leading provider of payments through mobile carrier billing. Zong leverages connections with more than 250 mobile network operators around the world, offering localized, secure and easy-to-use payments capabilities for digital goods and services.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: Zong
Zong is a leading mobile payments platform for sellers of digital goods and services. Zong leverages direct connections with mobile network operators around the world to provide a secure payment solution with best-in-class connectivity and service quality.
price ($mm)
$240
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closed 3/8/2010 via BNC Analysis

PayPoint, acquired Verrus Mobile Technologies Inc.

synopsis: PayPoint announces that it has completed the acquisition of Verrus Mobile Technologies Inc and of Verrus UK Limited (together Verrus) which was announced on Thursday 4 March 2010.
buyer parent: BP plc
buyer: PayPoint
PayPoint is a leading branded payment collection network used, primarily, for the cash payment of bills and services and prepayments for mobile telephones and energy meters. There are over 16,000 retail outlets using PayPoint’s payment terminals. "
target: Verrus Mobile Technologies Inc.
Founded in 2000, Verrus has pioneered pay by phone services beginning with North America’s first pay by phone parking installation in 2001, and the “OrderUp” mobile phone food and beverage ordering system used at Safeco Field launched in the Summer of 2005.
price ($mm)
$38
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closed 8/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, acquired EmpatKali

synopsis: Afterpay, a company that allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time, has acquired EmpatKali, which operates a similar service in Indonesia.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Founded in 2015, Afterpay allows shoppers to receive products immediately and pay in four simple installments over a short period of time. The service is free for customers. "
target: EmpatKali
Started in 2018, EmpatKali is a payment solution that allows consumers to shop and pay in four equal installments with no interest. They can do shopping at its merchant partners, both online and offline.
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$2.00
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afterpay Holdings Limited, will acquire Pagantis

synopsis: Afterpay, a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, will acquire Pagantis, a Spain-based fintech company that provides automated, friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments.
buyer: Afterpay Holdings Limited (:$332.11)
Afterpay is a global leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments. Afterpay allows customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time, helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest. "
target: Pagantis
Pagantis is a Spain-based fintech company that provides friction-free consumer finance for e-commerce in Europe. Pagantis enables shoppers to shop at various online stores and pay in flexible installments. The company offers payment services for eCommerce businesses in Spain, France and Italy.
price ($mm)
$59
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announced 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Nets Holding A/S, will acquire Polskie ePłatnosci

synopsis: Nets, a leading player in the European payments industry, will acquire Polskie ePłatności (PeP), from Innova Capital, a private equity firm in Central Europe. PeP is a payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, e-commerce, and more.
buyer: Nets Holding A/S
Nets is one of the top payment processors in Europe. Nets focuses on making it even easier and more intuitive for their customers to handle digital payments and related services. The company handles billions of transactions annually and is a trusted partner to more than 700,000 merchant outlets. "
target parent: Innova Capital
target: Polskie ePłatnosci
Polskie ePłatności (PeP) is a leading payment technology company in Poland. PeP specialises in processing non-cash payments and providing innovative services for business. They offer solutions for mobile phone top-ups, gift cards, loyalty programs, e-commerce, and more.
price ($mm)
$458
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.4x
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announced 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., will acquire Fortumo

synopsis: Boku, a leading global mobile payment and mobile identity company, is pleased to announce that it has conditionally agreed to acquire Fortumo Holdings, Inc. Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike. "
target: Fortumo
Fortumo is a digital enablement platform for app stores and digital service providers for user acquisition, monetization and retention. Fortumo is the first to bring new carrier billing, bundling and customer retention solutions to the market.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
19.2x
announced 12/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Boku, Inc., will acquire Danal, Inc.

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

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

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

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobileview Italia Srl

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

Boku, Inc., acquired mopay

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

Boku, Inc., acquired Qubecell

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

Boku, Inc., acquired Paymo

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on Webs sites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Paymo
Paymo is the trusted mobile payment system that allows consumers anywhere in the world to buy online and pay with their mobile phone. Paymo is the world's first globally available mobile payment network.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 6/18/2009 via BNC Analysis

Boku, Inc., acquired Mobillcash

synopsis: Boku Inc. has raised $13 million in venture funding and acquired both Paymo and Mobillcash. Boku enables mobile payments for virtual goods on websites and in games in 53 countries on 193 carriers, including on all major U.S. carriers. Purchases appear on consumers' mobile phone bills.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
The Boku payments service enables consumers to make online purchases of digital and virtual goods with their mobile phones. The company is creating a new standard for mobile transactions by bringing bank-grade mobile payments to the Web. "
target: Mobillcash
Mobillcash is a global mobile payments platform that makes your mobile phone the standard way to pay for goods and services online.
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announced 9/2/2015 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: DaoPay, a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones, is buying Boku's Pay by Call Payment Business. Boku is the leading carrier billing mobile payments company.
buyer: DaoPay
DaoPay is a phone payment service that enables users to pay by phone in 54 countries around the world using both mobile or landline phones. 2.7 billion people are able to pay with their patented technology. "
seller: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike.
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closed 10/28/2010 via PR Newswire

Grupo Marcatel, acquired Vivaro Corporation

synopsis: Grupo Marcatel has successfully completed the acquisition of Vivaro Corporation, a company dedicated to the sale and distribution of pre-paid calling cards in the United States.
buyer: Grupo Marcatel
Grupo Marcatel is a Mexican corporation and a key player within the telecommunications industry in America, Africa, Europe and Asia, with outstanding presence in Canada, United States, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Brasil, Great Britain, Spain, South Africa and Mexico. "
target: Vivaro Corporation
Vivaro Corporation provides innovative Telecommunications and Financial Services products to the fast-growing Hispanic community. Headquartered in New York City, Vivaro has a strong international presence and regional offices throughout the United States.
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closed 4/5/2017 via BusinessWire

eyeo, acquired Flattr

synopsis: eyeo, parent company of Adblock Plus, announced its acquisition of Flattr, the content-funding solution that has already paid 30,000 online content creators and publishers since it was created in 2010. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily.
buyer: eyeo
eyeo builds open-source products that sustain and grow a fair and open web, and gives users control so they have a better online experience. eyeo has offices in Cologne and Berlin, Germany. Their main product, Adblock Plus, is used by over 100 million users worldwide. "
target: Flattr
Flattr is a micropayment service, founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily to help them create more awesomeness.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haili Metal One, acquired Union Mobile Pay Ltd.

synopsis: Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. declared to offer shares acquiring a 91.56% stake in Union Mobile Pay. The company is a leading domestic provider of professional mobile finance and e-commerce industry chain service.
buyer: Haili Metal One (002537:$0.00)
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household electrical appliance spare parts, automobile spare parts and micro specialty motors. "
target: Union Mobile Pay Ltd.
Union Mobile Pay (UMPay) provides professional mobile payment for businesses and consumers. UMPay, a joint venture between China Mobile and China UnionPay, is the leading provider of e-commerce products and services in China specializing in financial services, payments and mobile commerce.
price ($mm)
$462*
rev ($mm)
$108
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.7x
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closed 12/18/2013 via New York Times

klarna AB, acquired Sofort AG

synopsis: Klarna has announced the acquisition of Sofort, a provider of online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna was founded in 2005 to create safer, simpler and more fun online shopping. It does this by letting the consumer receive the goods first and pay afterwards, while klarna assumes the credit and fraud risks on goods from the e-stores. "
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: Sofort AG
Sofort AG provides online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
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announced 4/2/2012 via Market Wire

Universal Vision Group Inc., will acquire Webteh d.o.o.

synopsis: Universal Vision Group Inc., a leading provider of prepaid cards and e-commerce software, has reached an agreement with Webteh d.o.o. and its founders whereby Webteh will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Vision Group as it expands globally. Webteh is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments.
buyer: Universal Vision Group Inc.
Universal Vision Group is a leading provider of international multi-currency pre-paid cards to both corporate users and consumers on its proprietary software that offers a complete Tier 1 pre-paid card issuer processing infrastructure. "
target: Webteh d.o.o.
Webteh ltd. is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments. Webteh performs acceptance and contracting for merchants in Montenegro as IPSP Atlasmont Bank AD.
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