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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:$3,454.43)
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
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6.4x
EV / EBITDA
22.0x
closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Paystone, acquired Swift Payments

synopsis: Paystone, a leading payments and software company, has acquired Swift Payments, a Certified Canadian Merchant Service Provider that provides Canadian businesses of all shapes and sizes with the opportunity to accept debit and credit card payments at affordable rates with an unsurpassed customer experience and complete transparency.
buyer: Paystone
Paystone is a leading payment and software company redefining the way merchants engage their customers and grow their businesses. The company's seamlessly integrated suite of automated payment processing, customer loyalty, and gift card solutions are used by brands across North America. "
target: Swift Payments
Swift Payments is a Certified Canadian Merchant Service Provider that provides Canadian businesses of all shapes and sizes with the opportunity to accept debit and credit card payments at affordable rates with an unsurpassed customer experience and complete transparency.
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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 7/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Corsair Capital, will acquire MSTS

synopsis: Corsair Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on business and financial services, will acquire MSTS, a global B2B payment and credit solutions provider. With the acquisition, MSTS will be better positioned to capitalize on the substantial growth opportunities in the B2B payments market while continuing to expand its technology platform.
buyer: Corsair Capital
Corsair Capital is one of the longest-standing private equity firms focused on business and financial services in Europe and North America. The firm has developed a leading practice aligning with strong management teams and co-shareholders to grow specialist businesses. "
target parent: World Fuel Services Corporation
target: MSTS
MSTS is a financial technology company, working globally with B2B companies across transportation, manufacturing, retail, and eCommerce. MSTS’ Credit as a Service solution accelerates business commerce by streamlining payments and Accounts Receivable processes.
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$300
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announced 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Heidelpay, will purchase Paysafe Pay Later from Paysafe Group

synopsis: Germany-based heidelpay Group will acquire Paysafe Pay Later, the deferred payments arm of the Paysafe Group. Focusing on the DACH region, Paysafe Pay Later is an omni-channel solutions provider for online and physical retailers wishing to offer white-labeled invoice and installment payment solutions, as well as bank transfers and direct debits.
buyer parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
buyer: Heidelpay
Based in Heidelberg, the heidelpay Group is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative fintech service providers in Germany. heidelpay is a full-service payment service provider that covers the entire spectrum of electronic payment processing. "
seller: Paysafe Group (LSE:PAYS:$871.19)
Paysafe Pay Later is the deferred payments arm of the Paysafe Group. Paysafe Pay Later is an omnichannel provider with solutions for both online and bricks-and-mortar retailers wishing to offer white-labeled invoice and installment payment solutions, as well as bank transfers and direct debits.
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announced 4/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Ackroo Inc., will acquire BNA Smart Payments

synopsis: Ackroo Inc., a loyalty marketing, gift card and payments technology and services provider, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ackroo Canada Inc., is to acquire the software and hardware payment solutions and all related customer contracts from BNA Smart Payments Ltd., a payment processing company based in Canada.
buyer: Ackroo Inc. (TSXV:AKR:$3.43)
Ackroo provides merchants of all sizes a robust, cloud based multi-currency marketing platform to help attract, engage and grow their customers while increasing their revenues and margins. They are based in Ottawa, ON, Canada. "
target: BNA Smart Payments
The acquisition includes BNA Smart Payments Ltd.'s software and hardware payment solutions and all related customer contracts representing between $35,000 and $40,000 of monthly recurring revenue spread across automotive, retail, hospitality and petroleum merchants.
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$0.14
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired Merchant Pro Express, LLC

synopsis: Fiserv, Inc. has acquired MerchantPro Express, an Independent Sales Organization providing processing services, advanced point-of-sale equipment, and merchant cash advances to businesses. The combination brings together payment solutions from Fiserv, including CoPilot, CardPointe, and Clover, with the onboarding and service of MerchantPro Express.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc. (FISV:$10,187.00)
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: Merchant Pro Express, LLC
Merchant Pro Express is an Independent Sales Organization that provides processing services, advanced point-of-sale equipment, and merchant cash advances to businesses. The company leverages technology, analytics, and a consultative approach to help clients and partners to grow their businesses.
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closed 1/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Linx S.A., acquired PinPag

synopsis: Linx, a leader and specialist in retail software, announced the acquisition of PinPag. The group offers customized and disruptive installment solutions for retail services in different segments, with an outstanding leadership among dispatchers and driving schools.
buyer: Linx S.A. (BOVESPA:LINX3:$157.02)
Linx is a company in Brazil that offers ERP and POS management software to the retail sector. The company offers specific solutions for a variety of businesses, these include gas stations, dealerships, food, fashion, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets, electronics, home decor, and more. "
target: PinPag
PinPag, specialized in products and services for means of payment, offers customized installment solutions for retail services in different segments, with an outstanding leadership among dispatchers and driving schools. Founded in 2006, it has 90 employees. They are based in Brazil.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

DNA Payments Limited, acquired CR7 Services

synopsis: DNA Payments (DNA), the ambitious new entrant to the UK payments market, has acquired CR7 Services (CR7), the fast growing, UK-based payment solutions provider.
buyer: DNA Payments Limited
DNA Payments Limited is a new entrant to the payments market. DNA’s team consists of highly proficient people who have worked with payment and banking systems for more than 20 years. "
target: CR7 Services
The CR7 Services Group is an innovative payment solution provider operating in the UK. Consisting of Optomany, 123Send and the 123Hire brands, they specialize in omnichannel payment processing technology, delivering innovative, reliable and secure solutions to the retail sector across all channels.
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announced 10/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Payroc will be merged with Payscape,

synopsis: Payroc LLC, a leading merchant acquirer and payment processor, will merge with Payscape, NXGEN International, and BluePay Canada. The transaction creates a full-service global merchant acquiring and payment facilitator powerhouse operating in 46 countries while serving more than 55,000 merchants processing $23 billion in annual bankcard volume.
buyer parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
buyer: Payscape
Payscape is a premier financial technology company providing payment solutions to a network of more than 11,000 small and medium-sized merchants across retail, professional services, organizations, hospitality and other attractive end-markets. "
target: Payroc
Payroc drives commerce for its merchants with anytime, anywhere payment solutions. Payroc serves its referral partners and merchant clients with integrity as trusted advisors and recognized experts in payments, providing transparent pricing clarity while delivering exceptional technology.
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closed 6/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Celero Commerce, acquired Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions

synopsis: Celero Commerce, a company that offers payment processing services, business management software, and data intelligence, has acquired Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions, a processing company dedicated to serving the payment processing needs of merchants ranging from the small corner store to the large retailer.
buyer: Celero Commerce
Celero Commerce offers payment processing services, business management software, and data intelligence to small and medium-sized businesses, in one holistic platform. Celero empowers business owners and executives to focus on driving growth and profitability. "
target: Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions
Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions is a processing company dedicated to serving the payment processing needs of merchants ranging from the small corner store to the large retailer and everything in between, with the primary focus on the small to mid-sized merchant markets.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

TouchSuite, acquired Alpine Payment Systems

synopsis: TouchSuite has announced it has acquired the assets of IQ Payment Systems, dba Alpine Payment Systems (Alpine). Alpine is a merchant acquirer based out of Vancouver, Washington that services the restaurant, hospitality and retail verticals. Alpine has built an award-winning integrated payments business with a highly scalable distribution platform.
buyer: TouchSuite
TouchSuite is a leading financial technology company that delivers business solutions for small to mid-sized companies across different industries. Offerings include point-of-sale systems, payment processing services, SEO solutions, working capital and marketing services. "
target: Alpine Payment Systems
IQ Payment Systems, dba Alpine Payment Systems has continually evolved to offer industry leading solutions for small to medium sized businesses. Alpine has built an award-winning integrated payments business with a highly scalable distribution platform.
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closed 2/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Harbortouch, acquired CurvePay, LLC

synopsis: Shift4 Payments announced that its subsidiary, Harbortouch, has completed the acquisition of CurvePay, an independent sales organization that provides credit card processing services for tens of thousands of taxis across the U.S. CurvePay's platform provides the most advanced payment processing, stored value, and marketing programs available.
buyer parent: Shift4 Payments
buyer: Harbortouch
Harbortouch is a leading business technology company and pioneer of the POS-as-a-Service business model. They offer a revolutionary free equipment program that delivers best-in-class POS systems, including state-of-the-art hardware, premium software, custom programming and 24/7 support. "
target: CurvePay, LLC
CurvePay is an independent sales organization that provides credit card processing services for tens of thousands of taxis across the U.S. CurvePay's revolutionary platform provides the most advanced payment processing, stored value, and marketing programs available.
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closed 10/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired Payline Data Services LLC

synopsis: Payline Data, a full-service payment solutions provider, announced that it has been acquired by Pineapple Payments, an omni-channel payments technology company. Payline has rapidly ascended in the highly competitive payment processing industry, serving nearly 10,000 merchants and processing $2 Billion in annual volume.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: Payline Data Services LLC
Payline Data Services LLC is an industry-shaping payments company that powers payment experiences for a wide range of merchants. Payline has rapidly ascended in the highly competitive payment processing industry, serving nearly 10,000 merchants and processing $2 Billion in annual volume.
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closed 7/5/2017 via BusinessWire

CM Telecom, acquired Docdata Payments

synopsis: CM, the Netherlands-based mobile service provider, has acquired Docdata Payments from Ingram Micro, a provider of a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services. Docdata Payments is an international Payment Service Provider for companies and organisations seeking omnichannel payment solutions.
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$105.81)
CM Telecom’s platform helps brands conduct critical business processes including customer interaction, marketing campaigns and transactions. Services include SMS tools, app development, push notifications and a Hybrid Messaging product. "
target parent: Ingram Micro Inc.
target: Docdata Payments
Docdata Payments is an international Payment Service Provider for companies and organisations seeking omnichannel payment solutions. The services ensure the secure, fast and accurate processing of payments, from when a consumer places an order until the the money has been paid to the webshop owner.
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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:$16,225.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: VocaLINK
VocaLink is a global payments partner to banks, corporate and governments. It designs, builds and operates world-class payment systems.VocaLink's platform and payment industry expertise make it easier for people to make payments securely.
price ($mm)
$924*
rev ($mm)
$240
EBITDA ($mm)
$37
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
33.3x
closed 2/22/2016 via Company Press Release

Wirecard AG, acquired Moip

synopsis: Wirecard AG, one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions, has acquired all shares of the Brazilian company Moip Pagamentos S.A., the ideal payment solution for e-commerce, marketplaces, recurring payments, and face-to-face sales.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. "
target: Moip
Moip is the ideal payment solution for e-commerce, marketplaces, recurring payments, and face-to-face sales. Based on concepts as innovation and flexibility, Moip offers its clients over 15 options of means of payment, risk management and dispute resolution tools and simplified accession.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
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EV / EBITDA
18.0x
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
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
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EV / rev
6.0x
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closed 4/8/2014 via Market Wire

INTRIX Technology, Inc., acquired Witt Merchant Services Inc.

synopsis: Intrix Technology, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing technologies, announced it has acquired the merchant portfolio of Witt Merchant Services of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The company is an independent sales organization recognized as providing high-quality payment processing services for small to mid-sized merchant.
buyer: INTRIX Technology, Inc.
INTRIX provides electronic payment processing software and support services. It offers TranScend, an electronic payment processing solution helps merchants to settle transactions, automate compliance and reconciliation with processing banks, and get reports for the management of cash flow. "
target: Witt Merchant Services Inc.
Witt Merchant Services is an independent sales organization recognized as providing high-quality payment processing services for small to mid-sized merchants in New Mexico and various places around the country.
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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:$3,454.43)
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
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$1,192
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22.0x
closed 6/7/2018 via Company Press Release

TSYS, acquired iMobile3, LLC

synopsis: TSYS, a global payments solutions provider serving issuers, merchants and consumers, announced it has acquired iMobile3, a provider of private-labeled, small business solutions within the payments industry. iMobile3 offers customizable payment solutions including mobile and tablet point-of-sale products, integrated with value added services.
buyer: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS is a global payments provider, offering innovative solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing and merchant acquiring to prepaid program management. They offer issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions. "
target: iMobile3, LLC
iMobile3 offers unique and customizable payment solutions including mobile and tablet point-of-sale products, integrated with value added services. The iMobile3 Marketplace is a fully customizable suite of applications curated specifically for every partner.
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closed 1/11/2018 via BusinessWire

TSYS, acquired Cayan

synopsis: TSYS, a leading global payments solutions provider across the issuing, merchant and prepaid industries, announced it has completed its acquisition of Cayan, a payment technology company focused on integrated payment solutions and merchant acquiring. Cayan and TSYS’ existing merchant businesses will be combined under the TSYS brand.
buyer: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS is a global payments provider, offering innovative solutions across the payments spectrum — from issuer processing and merchant acquiring to prepaid program management. They offer issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions. "
target parent: Parthenon Capital Partners
target: Cayan
Cayan is a technology company focused on transformative innovations in payments. From simple and reliable payment processing, to fully integrated, multichannel customer engagement platforms, Cayan is continuously developing new ways to unlock the power of payments.
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closed 4/1/2016 via BusinessWire

TSYS, acquired TransFirst, LLC

synopsis: TSYS, a leading global payment solutions provider, announced it has completed its acquisition of TransFirst, a leading U.S. merchant solutions provider. TransFirst delivers merchant solutions through its proprietary technology, customized and multi-channel products and superior customer service.
buyer: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS® believes payments should revolve around people, not the other way around. They call this belief People-Centered Payments®. By putting people at the center of every decision they make, TSYS supports financial institutions, businesses and governments in more than 80 countries. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: TransFirst, LLC
TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, integrated partners, government and merchant customers’ unique needs in mind.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,287 [$2,329]
rev ($mm)
$1,543
EBITDA ($mm)
$134
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1.5x
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17.4x
closed 7/1/2013 via BusinessWire

TSYS, acquired NetSpend

synopsis: TSYS has completed its acquisition of NetSpend. NetSpend is a leading provider of general purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid debit cards, PayCards and related financial services to the estimated 68 million underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank account or who rely on alternative financial services.
buyer: TSYS (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS offers merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare and more, they make it possible for those in the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience. "
target: NetSpend (NTPS:$351.33)
NetSpend is a leading provider of general-purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards and related financial services to the estimated 68 million underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank account or who rely on alternative financial services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,223 [$1,273]
rev ($mm)
$351
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
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3.6x
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15.0x
closed 12/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Total System Services, Inc., acquired Propay, Inc

synopsis: Total System Services has completed its acquisition of ProPay. ProPay previously operated as a privately-held company, and offers simple, secure and affordable payment solutions for organizations ranging from small, home-based entrepreneurs to multi-billion dollar enterprises.
buyer: Total System Services, Inc. (TSS:$4,075.57)
Total System Services, Inc. allows the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience by offering merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare, installments, money transfer and more. "
target: Propay, Inc
Since 1997, ProPay has provided simple, secure, and affordable payment solutions for organizations ranging from the small, home-based entrepreneur to multi-billion-dollar enterprises.
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closed 5/2/2011 via BusinessWire

TSYS Merchant Solutions, acquired TermNet Merchant Services, Inc.

synopsis: TSYS announced that it has acquired TermNet Merchant Services, an Atlanta-based merchant acquirer. The company will be re-branded as TSYS and fully integrated into TSYS Merchant Solutions.
buyer parent: Total System Services, Inc.
buyer: TSYS Merchant Solutions
TSYS Merchant Solutions is a top 10 payment processor with over 55 years of experience in the payment acceptance industry. From card terminals to healthcare payment processing, the company's products provide the optimal payment acceptance solution for your business. "
target: TermNet Merchant Services, Inc.
TermNet Merchant Services, Inc., a payment processing company, offers merchant and financial institution services in the continental United States. It handles various setup, merchant support, and training services for financial institutions.
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closed 4/1/2010 via

Total System Services, Inc., acquired First National Merchant Solutions

synopsis: Total System Services, Inc. ("TSYS") announced the signing of a joint venture agreement with First National Bank of Omaha to form a new company, First National Merchant Solutions, LLC. This gives TSYS a top-10 presence in the merchant acquiring market in the United States.
buyer: Total System Services, Inc. (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS is one of the world’s largest companies for outsourced payment services, offering a broad range of issuer- and acquirer-processing technologies that support consumer-finance, credit, debit, debt management, loyalty and prepaid services for financial institutions and retail companies. "
target parent: First National Bank of Omaha
target: First National Merchant Solutions
First National Merchant Solutions is a top 10 payment processor with over 50 years of experience in the payment acceptance industry.
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$150*
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$93
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announced 10/31/2008 via BusinessWire

Total System Services, Inc., will acquire Infonox

synopsis: TSYS announced that it will acquire Infonox, a privately owned California-based technology firm with payments expertise, leading-edge technology and a focused methodology to deliver rapid-to-market solutions. The acquisition is expected to be completed the week of November 3, 2008.
buyer: Total System Services, Inc. (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS is one of the world’s largest companies for outsourced payment services, offering a broad range of issuer- and acquirer-processing technologies that support consumer-finance, credit, debit, debt management, loyalty and prepaid services for financial institutions and retail companies. "
target: Infonox
Infonox, Inc. provides end-to-end transaction lifecycle management solutions for businesses to build a hub-and-spoke for delivering financial services. It offers infrastructure to deploy, aggregate, and manage transaction services.
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closed 7/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Total System Services, Inc., acquired Card Tech, Ltd

synopsis: TSYS has acquired Card Tech, Ltd., and related companies, adding valuable new issuing and acquiring capabilities and significantly extending its geographic reach to important markets in the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
buyer parent: Synovus Financial Corp.
buyer: Total System Services, Inc. (TSS:$4,075.57)
TSYS is one of the world’s largest companies for outsourced payment services, offering a broad range of issuer- and acquirer-processing technologies that support consumer-finance, credit, debit, debt management, loyalty and prepaid services for financial institutions and retail companies. "
target: Card Tech, Ltd
Payment card technologies are the foundation Card Technology Limited's expertise. CTL systems include sophisticated, market-leading functionality to support the full range of magnetic stripe, chip and proxy card programmes.
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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:$3,454.43)
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
EV / EBITDA
22.0x
closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Sentral Pty Ltd

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced that it has acquired Sentral Education, Australia’s most comprehensive cloud-based school management platform.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
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: Sentral Pty Ltd
Sentral is Australia’s most comprehensive cloud-based school management platform. With it’s web-based suite of modules, Sentral provides a single comprehensive interface for the management, tracking and reporting of data for school administration, online learning and student management.
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announced 9/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., will acquire SICOM Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced an agreement to acquire SICOM Systems, Inc. from LLR Partners. SICOM provides enterprise, cloud-based SaaS solutions and other technologies to quick service and fast casual restaurants, as well as food service management providers, worldwide.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: SICOM Systems, Inc.
SICOM Systems, Inc. is a provider of end-to-end technologies and services for the quick service and fast casual restaurants. The company offers front-of-house solutions, back-of-house solutions and above restaurant solutions that help major restaurant chains streamline their operations.
price ($mm)
$415
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Global Payments, Inc., acquired AdvancedMD

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced that it completed the acquisition of AdvancedMD from Marlin Equity Partners. AdvancedMD provides cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solutions to small-to-medium sized ambulatory physician practices in the United States.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: AdvancedMD
AdvancedMD leads MedTech innovation with Rhythm, a cloud suite of smart applications that accelerate workflow for every role of the practice. With Rhythm, staff members can thrive in the online age of healthcare with clinical, financial, patient engagement and reputation management applications.
price ($mm)
$700
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Communities and Sports Divisions from The Active Network, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced the completion of the acquisition of the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
seller parent: Vista Equity Partners
seller: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The acquisition includes the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network from Vista Equity Partners. ACTIVE Network delivers cloud-based, mission critical enterprise software, including payment technology solutions, to event organizers in the communities and health and fitness verticals.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
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announced 12/15/2015 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., will acquire Heartland Payment Systems

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., one of the nation's largest payment companies. Heartland delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing and security technology through Heartland Secure.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. They provide a range of products and services that allow their customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. "
target: Heartland Payment Systems (HPY:$2,682.40)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., one of the largest payment processors in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing and security technology through Heartland Secure™ and its comprehensive breach warranty.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,857 [$4,312]
rev ($mm)
$2,588
EBITDA ($mm)
$202
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
21.8x
closed 3/25/2015 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Realex Payments

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced the purchase of Realex Payments, one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing payment gateways providing a range of technology services for businesses selling online.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target: Realex Payments
Realex Payments is one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing payment gateways providing a range of technology services for businesses selling online. They deliver a broad range of web solutions to corporate and business clients.
price ($mm)
$124
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closed 6/2/2015 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., purchased Gaming Assets from Certegy, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of gaming assets from Certegy Check Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services FIS, related to its business for licensed gaming operators.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
seller parent: Fidelity National Financial
seller: Certegy, Inc.
Gaming Assets of Certegy Check Services, Inc. includes 260 marquee gaming client locations and provides a comprehensive suite of services that are designed for the gaming industry.
price ($mm)
$237
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Ezidebit

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ezi Holdings Pty Ltd (Ezidebit), a leading integrated payments company focused on recurring payments verticals in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target: Ezidebit
Founded in 1998 and based in Brisbane, Ezidebit is the largest Australian non-bank merchant acquirer and integrated technology-enabled payment solutions company, and has grown to become a market leader in recurring payment solutions across Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)
$275
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closed 3/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Payment Processing, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Payment Processing, Inc. (PayPros), an innovative provider of fully-integrated payment solutions for 58,000 small-to-medium sized merchants in the United States.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target: Payment Processing, Inc.
Payment Processing, Inc. ("PayPros") is a payments technology company, dedicated to delivering innovative and profitable integrated payments solutions. The PayPros Innovo technology platform deliveris payment applications that support new technologies and allow for custom software solutions.
price ($mm)
$420
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Accelerated Payment Technologies

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading, worldwide provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Accelerated Payment Technologies (APT). APT is an innovative provider of fully-integrated payment solutions for small to medium sized merchants producing approximately $8 billion in annual card volume.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Accelerated Payment Technologies
Accelerated Payment Technologies innovates, markets and services its own middleware, card present gateway and security payment technologies, to provide a highly flexible platform and a single integration point. It serves 30,000 U.S. businesses and processes billions in transaction volume annually.
price ($mm)
$413
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closed 5/26/2010 via PR Newswire

Palladium Equity Partners LLC, purchased DolEx and Europhil from Global Payments, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced that it has completed the divestiture of its DolEx- and Europhil-branded money transfer businesses to an affiliate of Palladium Equity Partners, LLC.
buyer: Palladium Equity Partners LLC
Palladium Equity Partners, LLC is an investment firm targeting companies in media, business and financial services, consumer/retail, food, healthcare and manufacturing. Palladium has a particular focus on companies that are well-positioned to capitalize on the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic market. "
seller: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
DolEx Dollar Expess and Europhil serve millions of consumers throughout Europe and the Latin American corridor allowing customers to safely and quickly send money to beneficiaries in Mexico, Central and South America, Morocco and the Philippines.
price ($mm)
$85
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closed 9/28/2009 via Company Press Release

Global Payments, Inc., acquired Greater Giving, Inc.

synopsis: Global Payments acquired Portland-based Greater Giving (formerly Auctionpay) on September 28, 2009. Greater Giving provides technology solutions for nonprofit organizations to automate and streamline their fundraising efforts.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target: Greater Giving, Inc.
Greater Giving, Inc. provides fundraising and credit card payment processing solutions to the nonprofit organizations and schools in the United States.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 4/30/2009 via PR Newswire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired ZAO United Card Service

synopsis: Global Payments Inc., a leading provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of ZAO United Card Service in a stock purchase transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Global Payments will pay a total of $75 million in cash to acquire UCS.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target: ZAO United Card Service
ZAO United Card Service (UCS) is a leading direct merchant acquirer and indirect payment processor in the Russian Federation. In December 2007, UCS entered into a ten-year marketing alliance agreement with Rosbank, which provides UCS with Visa and MasterCard bank sponsorship.
price ($mm)
$75
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closed 11/14/2006 via PR Newswire

Global Payments, Inc., acquired digiNET d.o.o.

synopsis: Global Payments Inc. a leader in payment processing services, has completed the acquisition of the assets of Diginet d.o.o., an indirect payment processor for both point-of-sale and ATM transactions based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Diginet's management team and employees will join Global Payments Europe.
buyer: Global Payments, Inc. (GPN:$3,454.43)
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. "
target: digiNET d.o.o.
Diginet offers financial institutions credit and debit card transaction processing services, sales, installation and servicing of ATM and POS terminals, and card issuing services.
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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:$3,454.43)
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
EV / EBITDA
22.0x
closed 4/23/2020 via PR Web

Payroc, acquired Gateway Payments, LLC

synopsis: Payroc, LLC, a high-growth merchant acquirer, processor and payment facilitation powerhouse, announced it has acquired the assets and operations of independent sales organization Gateway Payments, LLC. Gateway offers services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
buyer: Payroc
Payroc drives commerce for its merchants with anytime, anywhere payment solutions. Payroc serves its referral partners and merchant clients with integrity as trusted advisors and recognized experts in payments, providing transparent pricing clarity while delivering exceptional technology. "
target: Gateway Payments, LLC
Gateway Payments has an extensive variety of advanced products and credit card services to support businesses and assist in their success. They offer services in credit card processing, POS, mobile payments, check services, gift & loyalty cards, and more.
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announced 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Max IT Finance Ltd.,, will acquire CreditGuard Ltd.

synopsis: Israel-based Max IT Finance Ltd, a credit card processor, issuer, and acquirer, will acquire CreditGuard, an Israeli provider of payment clearing solutions and credit card adjustments to thousands of businesses, from its owner SafeCharge.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Max IT Finance Ltd.,
Max is a credit card processor, issuer and acquirer, and the largest non-banking financial institution in Israel. Max, which has Principal Membership with VISA and MasterCard, services around 1.8 million cardholders, supports over 30 thousand merchants and has approximately $4 billion in assets. "
target parent: Nuvei
target: CreditGuard Ltd.
CreditGuard provides payment clearing solutions and credit card adjustments to thousands of businesses in Israel. The company's range of secure credit card clearing technology solutions includes credit card clearing abroad, credit card adjustments, tokenization, and more.
price ($mm)
$20
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cancelled 5/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

WEX Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Optal Ltd

synopsis: Wex has informed the owners of eNett and Optal that they have concluded that the pandemic and conditions arising in connection with it have had, and continue to have, a material adverse effect on their businesses and that WEX is not required to close the transaction.
buyer: WEX Inc. (WEX:$1,664.84)
Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX Inc. is a leading provider of payment processing and business solutions across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. "
target: Optal Ltd
Optal is re-inventing how payment processes work across complex industries. Optal helps companies boost profitability across a growing number of sectors. Optal issues Mastercard branded payment products, driving its focus on developing and bringing to market, game-changing payment solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,720
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closed 10/15/2019 via BusinessWire

REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments, acquired APS Payments

synopsis: Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, announced the acquisition of APS Payments, an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
buyer: REPAY - Realtime Electronic Payments (RPAY:$121.04)
REPAY provides integrated payment processing solutions to verticals that have specific transaction processing needs. REPAY's proprietary, integrated payment technology platform reduces the complexity of electronic payments for merchants, while enhancing the overall experience for consumers. "
target: APS Payments
APS, founded in 2008 and headquartered in Mesa, AZ, is an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP platforms.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
9.2x
closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Pineapple Payments, acquired CardChamp

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions, has acquired CardChamp, a credit card processing and merchant services provider.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payments technology company that provides payment processing, proprietary technology, and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions for merchants of all shapes and sizes. Its core payment gateway and suite of value-added payments tools are distributed by resellers nationwide."
target: CardChamp
CardChamp is a credit card processing and merchant services provider. Offering customized payment processing solutions, CardChamp’s processing solutions are tailored to meet the specific needs of merchants whether a small retail store, or widely established national chain.
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closed 7/19/2018 via PR Newswire

PAYSCOUT, INC., acquired Paywire Inc.

synopsis: Payscout, one of the fastest growing privately held global payment processing providers in the U.S., announced it has acquired Paywire, Inc., a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors.
buyer: PAYSCOUT, INC.
Payscout is a global payment processing provider connecting merchants and consumers via credit, debit, ATM, and alternative payment networks. Payscout offers payment processing solutions for brick-and-mortar and ecommerce transactions, and gives merchants instant access to 100+ countries. "
target: Paywire Inc.
Paywire, Inc. is a leader in cloud and mobile software solutions that integrate with third party systems, web sites, hardware, SAP systems, and processors. Paywire's tools consolidate payment and software systems to reduce the scope of compliance and enhance security.
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announced 2/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Nippon Pay Corp., will acquire Goldex Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Nippon Pay Corp. a company that provides various cashless solution services for e-commerce shops, will be acquiring Goldex Co., Ltd., a company that develops and operates block-chain systems for electronic payment systems and electronic settlement markets through credit card transactions, electronic card payments, and application settlement.
buyer: Nippon Pay Corp.
Based in Japan, Nippon Pay Corp. provides various cashless solution services for e-commerce shops centered on China mobile payment solutions, WeChatPay, Alipay, and UnionPay. Their mission is to make Japan cashless as well as overseas. "
target: Goldex Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Goldex Co., Ltd. develops and operates block-chain systems relating to electronic payment systems and electronic settlement markets through credit card transactions, electronic card payments, and application settlement.
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closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Heidelpay, acquired StarTec Payment & Service GmbH

synopsis: Heidelpay, together with the growth investor AnaCap Financial Partners, has acquired StarTec Payment & Service GmbH. Based in Germany, Startec Payment provides product solutions and services for the handling of cashless payment transactions. The portfolio includes POS terminals for payments with girocard, direct debit and credit card.
buyer parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
buyer: Heidelpay
Heidelpay is one of the top-ranking providers of e-commerce payment services. It is headquartered in Germany and serves customers worldwide. As a full-service provider, Heidelpay offers all payment steps - acquiring, processing and collecting - with direct integration into over 50 standard shops. "
target: StarTec Payment & Service GmbH
Based in Germany, Startec Payment & Service GmbH provides product solutions and services for the handling of cashless payment transactions. The portfolio includes POS terminals for payments with girocard, direct debit and credit card as well as electronic voucher and customer loyalty systems.
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closed 1/17/2017 via BusinessWire

Clarus Merchant Services, acquired North American Merchant Services

synopsis: CLARUS Merchant Services has announced the acquisition of North American Merchant Services (NAMS) out of Asheville, NC. NAMS partners with financial institutions to offer credit card processing services for their existing and potential customers. CLARUS Merchant Service now services over 6000 merchants, including a number of Fortune 5000 companies.
buyer: Clarus Merchant Services
CLARUS Merchant Services, founded in 1999, is a payment services provider out of Gaithersburg, MD. CLARUS is dedicated to providing single-platform execution with a full suite of integrated future-proof products, value-added servicing, and in-depth management reporting. "
target: North American Merchant Services
Founded in 1996 in Asheville, N.C., North American Merchant Services has served over 2,000 customers across the Southeast with sales offices in Pigeon Forge, TN; Charleston, SC and Charlotte, NC. They partner with financial institutions to offer credit card processing services.
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closed 12/1/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Excel Corporation, purchased U.S. assets and operations from Calpian, Inc.

synopsis: Excel Corporation, a leading provider of integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the U.S. assets and operations of Calpian, Inc., a global payments processor.
buyer: Excel Corporation (OTCPK:EXCC:$15.73)
Headquartered in Las Colinas (Irving), Texas, Excel Corporation provides integrated financial and transaction processing services to merchants throughout the United States. "
seller: Calpian, Inc. (OTCPK:CLPI:$28.00)
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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closed 8/12/2015 via BusinessWire

i3 Verticals, LLC, acquired Infintech

synopsis: i3 Verticals, LLC, a rapidly growing technology and payment processing company, announced the closing of the acquisition of Infintech, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Infintech is a payment processor with an annual volume of more than $2 billion in credit card processing.
buyer: i3 Verticals, LLC (IIIV:$338.85)
i3 Verticals, LLC is a technology and integrated payments provider for a range of industry verticals throughout the United States. "
target: Infintech
Infintech offers the latest payment equipment and cutting-edge technologies available. Payment processing solutions include retail, mobile and online terminals, integration with nearly all POS systems, smartphone payments and e-commerce and shopping cart integration.
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announced 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc., will be merged with CT-Payment Inc.

synopsis: Both SmartCard and CT Payments announced they have proposed to enter into a reverse merger upon completion of growth capital financing with SmartCard acquiring 100% of the shares of CT Payments, Inc. The company is North American leader in EMV compliant payment services and is Canada's largest debit- and credit-card processing company.
buyer: SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc. (OTCPK:SMKG:$0.19)
SmartCard Marketing Systems Inc. develops EMV Payment, Check21, Mwallet & Incentive solutions for Issuer & Acquirer Banks, Telecom & Global Enterprise with Retail and Ecommerce Merchant portfolio. "
target: CT-Payment Inc.
CT-Payment (CTP) has been setting the pace in electronic POS transaction since 2002. It is North American leader in EMV compliant payment services and is Canada's largest debit- and credit-card processing company to be fully independent of Canadian financial institutions and acquirers.
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closed 7/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Newtek Business Services, Inc., acquired Premier Payments Systems Inc.

synopsis: Newtek Business Services Corp. an internally managed business development company, announced that it has acquired Premier Payments LLC. The company is one of the Country's leading electronic payment processors, which powers billions of dollars of credit card and debit card transactions on an annual basis.
buyer: Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NEWT:$58.59)
Newtek Business Services, Inc.'s mission is to become the premier provider of quality business and financial services to small and medium sized businesses and to create value for clients and shareholders by cross-marketing the Newtek brand to its aggregated customer base throughout the U.S. "
target: Premier Payments Systems Inc.
Premier Payment Systems has over 50 years of experience in the bank card industry with an equally extensive background in risk management, leadership and sales management. PPS' vision has enabled them to form partnerships with the most well respected financial institutions in the world.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 12/12/2014 via PR Newswire

SafeCharge International Group Limited, acquired CreditGuard Ltd.

synopsis: SafeCharge, a leader in advanced payment technologies, has acquired CreditGuard Ltd. CreditGuard is a PCI-DSS Level 1 certified payment service provider, offering cutting-edge payment solutions and white-label technologies. CreditGuard's highly secure payment gateway leverages electronic payment processes for a wide range of businesses.
buyer: SafeCharge International Group Limited (AIM:SCH:$138.53)
SafeCharge International Group Limited is a global provider of payments services, risk management and IT solutions for online businesses. The Group has a diversified, blue chip client base and is a trusted payment partner for customers from various e-commerce verticals. "
target: CreditGuard Ltd.
CreditGuard is a PCI-DSS Level 1 certified payment service provider, offering cutting-edge payment solutions and white-label technologies. CreditGuard's highly secure payment gateway and reconciliation solutions streamlines and leverages electronic payment processes for a wide range of businesses.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
24.0x
announced 10/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Posera-HDX LTD., will acquire Premier Payments Systems Inc.

synopsis: Posera-HDX Ltd. announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Premier Payments Systems Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois, USA. They provide payment processing solutions for debit and credit transactions to clients throughout the United States.
buyer: Posera-HDX LTD. (CA:HDX:$17.53)
Posera-HDX develops touch screen Point of Sale software & associated enterprise management tools, & has developed & deployed numerous POS applications. HDX also provides services for system hardware integration, merchant staff training, system installation, & post sale software and hardware support."
target: Premier Payments Systems Inc.
Premier Payment Systems specializes in merchant accounts. They provide customers with secure, robust processing solutions at low costs. Their solutions help increase sales, established credibility, and streamline the payment process.
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announced 5/29/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Cynergy Data, LLC will be merged with Priority Payment Systems,

synopsis: Priority Payment Systems, a leading innovator in the electronic payment processing industry, and Cynergy Data, one of the foremost payment services providers in the United States, have executed a definitive agreement to merge their respective merchant acquiring platforms, creating Priority Holdings, LLC.
buyer: Priority Payment Systems
Priority Payment Systems has established itself as a leading innovator in the electronic payment processing industry. Priority Payment Systems unique transaction platform supports both business-to-consumer and business-to-business transactions. "
target parent: The ComVest Group
target: Cynergy Data, LLC
Cynergy Data is one of the foremost payment services providers in the United States. Cynergy is dedicated to providing the operational support and services merchant acquiring agents and ISOs need to compete, allowing them to focus on selling in the marketplace.
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closed 5/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Worldpay Group, acquired Cobre Bem Technologia

synopsis: Worldpay Group, a leading global provider of payment and risk services, announced that it has acquired Cobre Bem Tecnologia, a leading provider of payment solutions in Latin America. The acquisition will give Worldpay's customers access to a wide range of payment products in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Mexico.
buyer: Worldpay Group (WP:$4,044.70)
WorldPay is a global card payment acquiring business which allows customers to accept card payments both at point of sale and over the internet. WorldPay offers services across the entire payment value chain, including transaction capturing, merchant acquiring and transaction processing. "
target: Cobre Bem Technologia
Cobre Bem is a payment service provider that offers single point access to popular local payment methods in Latin America, including eight different credit/debit card types and more than 20 banks for direct online transfers, direct debit and Boleto Bancario.
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closed 3/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Pivotal Payments, acquired Capital Processing Network

synopsis: Pivotal Payments, a leading provider of merchant services and global payment processing solutions, announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Phoenix-based Capital Processing Network (CPN). CPN provides complete merchant services and credit card processing to point-of-sale businesses across the U.S.
buyer: Pivotal Payments
Pivotal Payments is a leading provider and processor of merchant services such as credit and debit card processing, electronic check conversion, merchant cash-advance programs, loyalty/gift card programs, and terminal management solutions. "
target: Capital Processing Network
Capital Processing Network is a merchant service provider with US based service and support. CPN offers services such as merchant credit card processing, credit card terminal leasing and rental, Transarmor fraud prevention, and solutions such as gift cards and virtual terminals.
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announced 12/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

PaySquare BV will be merged with montrada GmbH,

synopsis: German and Dutch companies, montrada GmbH and PaySquare BV respectively, have announced that they are merging and continuing their operations under the name PaySquare SE. Both companies operate in payment card acceptance and transaction processing.
buyer parent: Equens SE
buyer: montrada GmbH
montrada GmbH operates as an independent card-services enterprise offering a complete service package for cashless payments. This ranges from consultancy to selecting the ideal payment method, to providing on-site terminal installations and customer support. "
target: PaySquare BV
PaySquare is the largest service provider in the Netherlands in the acceptance of credit cards and international payment cards and is the market leader in virtually every sector.
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