Tuesday , April 13, 2021

Mergers & Acquisitions

April, 2021

  • 12 April

    3-D Secure Use up 73% and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/12/21

    Cybersecurity provider RSA said payment transaction volume using 3-D Secure increased 73% globally in 2020 over 2019 in its RSA Quarterly Fraud report for the 2021 first quarter.The payments provider FreedomPay said the Foot Locker Inc. chain has installed its payments system across Foot Locker’s more than 2,000 U.S. stores.Workflow-automation company DocuPhase announced it has acquired …

  • 7 April

    Loop’s Vend Integration and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/7/21

    Contactless-technology provider Loop Insights Inc. announced it has integrated its service with an application programming interface for billing from point-of-sale technology provider Vend Ltd. The integration enables onboarding of Vend merchants to Loop’s compliance and reporting platform. Processor Lightspeed POS Inc. last month agreed to acquire Vend in a deal valued at $350 million. …

  • 6 April

    Brinks Acquires PAI and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/6/21

    The Brink’s Co. announced it has acquired ATM owner and services provider PAI Inc. for $213 million. PAI’s network links 100,000 machines.Banking-technology provider Jack Henry & Associates Inc. announced more than 115 financial institutions are now live on its real-time payments hub, JHA PayCenter. The hub connects to The Clearing House Payments Co.’s Real Time …

  • 5 April

    Intuit Teams With Practice Ignition and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/5/21

    Intuit Inc. said its Intuit ProConnect unit has partnered with Practice Ignition, a service provider to accounting firms, to provide payments and other services to tax-preparation professionals. Intuit in February sued Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc., alleging the networks’ interchange pricing models constitute unlawful price fixing.Payments provider i3 Verticals Inc. said it has acquired two …

  • 2 April

    An Acquisition of AxiaMed Helps BofA’s Effort to Rebuild Its Acquiring Business

    With its acquisition of Axia Technologies Inc., also known as AxiaMed, Bank of America Corp. took a big step toward rebuilding its merchant-acquiring business. AxiaMed provides financial services and payments technology to health-care providers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition, announced Friday, gives Bank of America a …

  • 1 April

    Paysafe’s New Loyalty Program and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/1/21

    Paysafe Group Holdings Ltd. has launched Neteller Knect, a loyalty program for users of its Neteller digital wallet. The program is active in more than 100 countries. Paysafe earlier this week went public via its merger with Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. II.Sightline Payments, a startup specializing in payments for the gaming, lottery, and …

March, 2021

  • 26 March

    Fiserv Bulks up in Integrated Payments With a Deal for Pineapple Payments

    Fiserv Inc. is adding more muscle to its payments-processing business, particularly with respect to integrated payments and relationships with independent software vendors. The big financial-services technology company announced Thursday afternoon it has agreed to acquire Pineapple Payments, a 5-year-old payments processor, for undisclosed terms. The deal is expected to close …

  • 26 March

    Subscription Specialist Joins Stripe Program and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/26/21

    Ternary Developments Inc. has joined the Stripe Partner Program, which enables clients to accept online payments via Stripe Inc. Ternary provides a cloud-based platform for Discord social-engagement communities.Appetize Technologies Inc., a provider of management software for the food-and-beverage industry, announced integrations with payments processor Paytronix Systems Inc., gift card provider Givex Inc,, …

  • 25 March

    A Reported SEC Probe Casts a Spotlight on the Fast-Growing SPAC Trend

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    News late Wednesday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is inquiring into a newly popular alternative for going public comes as payments firms increasingly turn to the method in lieu of a traditional public offering. Reuters reported late Thursday the SEC is contacting Wall Street financial institutions to ask …

  • 25 March

    Shift4 Lands Petco Park Processing and other Digital Transactions News Briefs from 3/25/21

    Shift4 Payments Inc. said it will process all payment transactions at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres. The deal follows Shift4’s expansion into stadiums and other venues through its recent acquisition of VenueNext Inc.Payments provider SignaPay Ltd. announced a partnership with Valor PayTech to provide Valor’s countertop, handheld, and PIN pad equipment …

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