Thursday , August 5, 2021

Mergers & Acquisitions

August, 2021

  • 5 August

    Shift4 Looks to a Revamped Restaurant Platform As It Racks up a Strong Second Quarter

    Top executives at Shift4 Payments Inc. said early Thursday the company will launch general availability of a new restaurant platform in the first quarter of next year. The Android-based technology will include a Quick Response-code payments option as well as capabilities for analytics, marketing, payroll, and other features, according to …

  • 3 August

    FIS Logs a Record Performance in the June Quarter As Merchant Volume Balloons

    Led by robust growth in its merchant-processing unit, FIS Inc. Tuesday morning heralded a strong second quarter, with record sales and with momentum continuing deeper into the summer, according to the Jacksonville, Fla.-based company’s top executives.  Speaking to equity analysts to discuss the company’s second-quarter results, management also outlined a …

  • 2 August

    Square Is Set to Become an Overnight Force In BNPL With Its Afterpay Acquisition

    Square Inc.’s acquisition of Afterpay Ltd. is expected to give Square a ready-made product in the hotly competitive buy now, pay later market that it can quickly plug into its consumer and merchant applications to make it an immediate force in BNPL.  Square on Sunday announced it was acquiring Afterpay, …

  • 2 August

    Global Payments Celebrates Its Latest Deals As Its CEO Says, ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’

    Global Payments Inc. early Monday announced it will make its Netspend prepaid card services available via Amazon Web Services. While reporting a strong performance for the June quarter, the Atlanta-based processing company also said it is acquiring from Spain’s Caixabank the payments businesses of the bank’s Bankia unit.  The move …

  • 2 August

    NCR To Acquire LibertyX and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/2/21

    NCR Corp. said it will acquire LibertyX, a cryptocurrency software provider. Its software runs on ATMs and point-of-sale systems. Terms were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close later this year.EVO Payments Inc. said it acquired Anderson Zaks Ltd., a payment gateway based in the United Kingdom. Terms were not disclosed.Paysafe Ltd. said it …

July, 2021

Digital Transactions