Wednesday , December 12, 2018

Remote Deposit Capture

Mitek CFO Decides to Stay and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/27/18

Mobile remote deposit capture software provider Mitek Systems Inc. reported that chief financial officer Jeffrey C. Davison, who in August said he would resign effective Nov. 30, has changed his mind and won’t quit. Mitek’s board of directors accepted the rescission. Long-time chief executive Jim DeBello recently left and has …

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Mitek Suitor Urges the Company’s Board to Begin Talks

Rebuffed earlier this month, a hedge fund on Tuesday urged remote deposit capture and identity-verification software provider Mitek Systems Inc. to reconsider its rejection of a buyout offer and begin negotiations. In a letter to Mitek’s board of directors, New York City-based Elliott Management Corp. accuses the board of “old-fashioned …

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Mitek Rejects ASG’s ‘Underwhelming’ Buyout Offer

Mitek Systems Inc. reported early Monday that its board of directors “unanimously rejects” last week’s unsolicited buyout offer from business software firm ASG Technologies Inc., saying it “is not in the best interests of Mitek’s shareholders.” Today’s announcement is no surprise. Chairman Bruce Hansen on Thursday signaled that he and …

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Eye on Mobile: Apple Pay’s Growth Surge Continues; Mitek Cool to Buyout Offer

Apple Pay continues to gain strong adoption, Apple Inc. chief executive Tim Cook reported Thursday. Also on Thursday Mitek Systems Inc., a small but prominent provider of software for mobile remote deposit capture and identity verification, gave a decidedly cool response in its first comments about a $425 million buyout …

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Software Firm Tries Again To Buy Mitek Systems

Software developer ASG Technologies Group Inc., a portfolio company of the hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., on Wednesday announced a $425 million offer to buy Mitek Systems Inc., a leader in the mobile remote deposit capture software market that also provides identity-verification and related applications. San Diego-based Mitek issued no …

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Bank of America’s Customers Give a Big Lift to Zelle

Bank of America Corp.’s customers made 35.1 million Zelle person-to-person payments in the second quarter, 142% higher than the 14.5 million Zelle payments they made a year earlier, the Charlotte, N.C.-based banking giant reported Monday. The value of the P2P payments totaled $10 billion, double the $5 billion from 2017’s …

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The U.K.’s Finastra Acquires Malauzai Software in a Bid for Mobile Services for Community Banks

Finastra, a London-based vendor of digital-banking software, announced Monday it has acquired Malauzai Software Inc., a 9-year-old company based in Austin, Texas. Terms were not announced. The deal brings to Finastra a company serving more than 350 community financial institutions with solutions for such digital services as mobile remote deposit …

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USAA Sues Wells Fargo Over Remote Deposit Capture Patents

USAA, the big insurance company and bank serving current and former military members and their families, filed a federal lawsuit Thursday accusing Wells Fargo Bank of infringing on four of its mobile remote deposit capture patents. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Marshall, Texas, asks for unspecified damages. …

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Mitek Systems Buys France’s A2iA To Bolster Its Presence in Mobile Imaging

Mitek Systems Inc. announced Wednesday that it acquired Paris-based Artificial Intelligence and Image Analysis (A2iA), a developer of text-recognition and imaging software, for €42.5 million ($49.8 million) in cash and stock. The move bolsters San Diego-based Mitek’s already strong position in the remote deposit capture market and gives it access …

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Veem Now Offers Working Capital and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/9/18

Cross-border payments provider Veem announced it now offers working capital to merchants through a deal with merchant-financier BlueVine. Payments provider Bluefin Payment Systems LLC said its services will be available to users of practice-management software from Rev360 that is designed for use in eye-care practices. Payments provider Century Business Solutions …

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