Monday , October 22, 2018

Acquiring

A Surging Performance From P2P Services Helps Boost Results for PayPal’s First Quarter

The PayPal Holdings Inc. machine just keeps chugging. The company announced on Wednesday added momentum in the first quarter, driven in part by gains in consumer and merchant accounts, results for Venmo, its popular peer-to-peer payments app, and strong performance for One Touch, its streamlined checkout technology. Without offering details, …

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Cayan Lifts Merchant Revenues for TSYS; Helgeson Gets an ‘Expanded Role’

Boosted by its $1.05 billion acquisition of the big independent sales organization and merchant processor Cayan LLC in January, payment processor Total System Services Inc. (TSYS) saw its merchant revenues rise nearly 22% in the first quarter. TSYS’s Merchant Solutions segment posted net revenues of $317.4 million, a 21.8% increase …

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Shift4 Is Embroiled in an Antitrust Suit Alleging It Shuts out Rival Restaurant Processors

The ongoing consolidation of companies focused on point-of-sale systems for restaurants gave rise on Tuesday to an antitrust suit that seeks to reverse one of the most recent mergers among payment processors. Payment Logistics Ltd., a San Diego-based payments provider, alleges in its complaint that Shift4 Payments LLC is using …

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Upserve Opens Denver Office and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/25/18

Prepaid card and payments specialist InComm announced it is adding 150 jobs and investing more than $20 million in the Atlanta and Columbus, Ga., areas. The moves follow its acquisition of the distribution rights to American Express Co.’s reloadable and gift card products, and the purchase of the AmEx Serve platform. …

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Australia Post Select U.S. POS System and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/24/18

Boston-based OneView Commerce announced that Australia Post signed a multiyear software-as-a-service agreement to use OneView’s Cloud POS service. Payments provider Merchant e-Solutions released an updated version of its payment-acceptance extension for the Magento e-commerce platform. Payouts company Transpay said outbound payments from the United States to other nations increased 93% …

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Laundry Payment App Debuts and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/23/18

Ready, a company specializing in self-pay software for restaurants, has teamed with Squirrel POS, a supplier of point-of-sale software to the same industry, to allow customers to view, split, and pay their tab on their mobile phones. Automatic Laundry, which provides laundry-management services for multitenant buildings, announced the LaundryConnect Pay …

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RealPage Buys ClickPay and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/20/18

RealPage Inc., a vendor of software and data analytics to the real-estate business, has agreed to buy ClickPay, a payments processor for rent and other housing receivables, for $218.5 million in cash and stock. The deal is expected to close within the next six months. Infinicept, a company that offers services to …

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Advice From a Veteran ISO Exec: Build Scale Fast, And Be Ready to Work With—Or Buy—ISVs

The twin imperatives for independent sales organizations these days are to get bigger fast and to collaborate with independent software vendors, Todd Linden, chief executive of Paysafe North America, tells Digital Transactions News. Linden, a veteran acquiring-industry executive, should know. Paysafe North America’s parent company, London-based Paysafe Holdings UK Ltd., …

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Mastercard, Visa and AmEx Back EMVCo’s Secure Remote Commerce Spec

Mastercard Inc. says it is preparing for a better online payments experience by backing the EMVCo secure remote commerce specification. Visa Inc., too, says it supports the spec. The specification, announced in November, establishes the technical framework for enabling consumers to use their payment cards across channels more easily than …

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7.1 Billion EMV Cards in Circulation and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/19/18

NCR Corp. is the top provider of multivendor software for ATMs globally, according to U.K.-based research firm RBR. The company controls 32% of the installed base of 1.3 million machines running the software, 12 points higher than the second-place vendor. EMVCo, the chip card standards organization owned by the major …

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