Sunday , September 27, 2020

Mergers & Acquisitions

March, 2020

  • 3 March

    Eye on Acquisitions: Fiserv Acquires ISO MerchantPro Express; RevSpring Adds Loyale Healthcare

    After a more than 10-year relationship with MerchantPro Express LLC, processor and banking-services provider Fiserv Inc. is bringing the Melville, N.Y.-based firm in house with an acquisition of the independent sales organization. Announced Tuesday, the deal sees the long-time partner—likely with First Data Corp., which Fiserv bought last year—acquired as a …

  • 3 March

    Shazam To Offer TCH’s Real Time Payments and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/3/20

    Debit network Shazam Inc. said it will offer The Clearing House Payments Co. LLC’s Real Time Payments service to its member financial institutions.POS Supply Solutions said it acquired Paper-Net, a point-of-sale consumables supplier, earlier this year. Terms were not disclosed. Paper-Net will take on the POS Supply Solutions branding.Professional Data Solutions Inc. (PDI), …

  • 2 March

    COMMENTARY: Worldline And Ingenico: The What, the Why, And What’s Next? Part II

    The combination of the French payments colossi Worldline S.A. and Ingenico Group S.A. spans multiple adjacent, but historically distinct, markets across the payments value chain. Issuer processing has been an oligopoly of ponderous, industrial-strength scale players such as Worldline, FIS, Fiserv/First Data, Total Systems, SIA/SSB, Nets, and Evry/Tieto. The traditional …

February, 2020

  • 28 February

    COMMENTARY: Worldline And Ingenico: The What, the Why, And What’s Next? Part I

    Worldline S.A.’s $8.6 billion bid to buy Ingenico Group S.A. would create a Gallic champion to take on America’s processing titans—Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS), Fiserv Inc., and Global Payments Inc.—all of which have significant European businesses, though none has made headway in the Continent’s second-largest payment market, France.  …

  • 26 February

    Clover Station Pro Debuts and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/26/20

    Fiserv Inc. announced its Clover unit has launched Clover Station Pro, a cloud-based point-of-sale device featuring a customer-facing countertop display and software specific to quick-service and full-service restaurants on the Clover platform.Elavon Inc., the merchant acquiring unit of U.S. Bancorp, announced the sale of its Mexico-based operations to banking giant Santander …

  • 24 February

    More Than 600 FIs Join Zelle Via Fiserv and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/24/20

    Fiserv Inc. announced more than 600 financial institutions have joined the Zelle peer-to-peer payments network through its Turnkey Service for Zelle program, with more than 300 of those institutions coming on board last year.Private-equity firm Great Hill Partners and payments provider VersaPay Corp. announced the closing of the previously announced acquisition of VersaPay by an …

  • 20 February

    Ally Financial Agrees to Buy CardWorks, Parent of Major Acquirer Merrick Bank

    Ally Financial Inc. announced this week it will buy CardWorks Inc. for $2.65 billion. CardWorks owns Merrick Bank, a major player in merchant acquiring. In the deal, expected to close in the third quarter, Detroit-based Ally says Merrick Bank will merge into Ally Bank. Merrick has approximately $32 billion in …

  • 17 February

    Chargebacks911’s Tips on BOPUS Fraud and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/17/20

    Chargebacks911 released a set of tips for retailers about managing buy-online, pickup-in store fraud.VersaPay Corp., a provider of electronic invoice presentment and payment, said its shareholders overwhelmingly approved acquisition of all outstanding common shares by 1233518 B.C. Ltd., an affiliate of private-equity firm Great Hill Partners. Shareholders will receive $2.70 Canadian …

  • 14 February

    How You Walk Could Some Day Soon Let You Pay to Ride

    Two big trends in payments, mass-transit ticketing and advanced authentication technology, could come together soon as Mastercard Inc. develops a system that could identify users simply by the way they walk. Working on the idea that each person has a unique gait, Mastercard and its NuData Security unit are talking …

  • 14 February

    Ingenico Names New North America Executive and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/14/20

    Ingenico Group S.A. named Peter Stewart executive vice president of Ingenico North America. Stewart has more than 25 years of experience in the technology industry. A specialist in point-of-sale equipment and processing, Ingenico Group has agreed to be acquired by processor Worldline S.A. in an $8.6 billion deal.CHR Corp., which does business under …

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!