Articles with tag: acquisitions

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B2B payments 2019-2020 – key drivers of innovation

27 Jul 2020 | Payments General

An overview of some of the B2B payments trends and initiatives from late-2019 to mid-2020, the Covid-19 impact, the productisation of B2B payments, and future perspectives for this industry

B2B payments, fintech, virtual cards, B2B transactions, cards, investments, acquisitions, digital payments, innovation, partnerships, coronavirus, expansion, corporate cards, cross-border payments, commercial payments, investors, fraud, card schemes, businesses, PSPs, payments, suppliers, digitisation, corporates, banks, payment providers, travel, expenses, commercial card

Just Eat Takeaway to acquire Grubhub in USD 7.3 bln deal

11 Jun 2020 | Ecommerce

Netherlands-based food delivery app Just Eat Takeaway has agreed to acquire US-based food ordering and delivery marketplace Grubhub in a USD 7.3 billion deal.

Just Eat Takeaway, Grubhub, US, mergers, acquisitions, Uber, COVID-19, shareholder, regulatory approval

Western Union makes takeover offer for MoneyGram, Bloomberg claims

04 Jun 2020 | Online Payments

Bloomberg.com has reported that Western Union has made a bid to buy Moneygram International, which would result in combining the two US-based remittance companies.

Western Union, Moneygram, remittances, remittance, online payments, online transactions, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, United States, US, North America

Mergers & acquisitions in the payments industry: From 2019 to 2020 - Part 2

07 Apr 2020 | Payments General

Who’s Who in Payments 2020

The second part of the mergers and acquisitions in the payments space outlines the way PSD2/SCA becomes a trigger for strengthening capabilities, and how businesses tap into strategic markets.

mergers, acquisitions, PSD2, SCA, payments, commerce

Mergers & acquisitions in the payments industry: From 2019 to 2020 - Part 1

06 Apr 2020 | Payments General

Who’s Who in Payments 2020

A retrospective of major mergers and acquisitions from 2019 to 2020 and the trends revolving around the business strategies

acquisitions, payment rails, cross-border payments, fintech

Who's Who in Payments 2020 – Complete Overview of Key Payment Providers

16 Mar 2020 | Payments General

Who’s Who in Payments – Complete Overview of Key Payment Providers encompasses key trends in the payments industry.

The Paypers, payments, mergers and acquisitions, ecommerce, payment provider, startup, payment method, PSP, infographic

Banco Santander to acquire trade finance automation provider Mercury TFS

16 Mar 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Spain-based Banco Santander has acquired a majority stake in Mercury TFS, a company offering automation software for corporate trade finance transaction management.

Banco Santander, Santander, Mercury TFS, Mercury Trade Finance Solution, mergers and acquisitions, M&A, acquisition, trade finance, trade finance management, internal process management, Spain, Europe

Nets acquires leading Polish payment provider Polskie ePłatności

12 Mar 2020 | Online Payments

Denmark-based payments provider Nets has acquired Poland-based merchant acquirer Polskie ePłatności.

Denmark, payments provider, Nets, Poland, merchant acquirer, Polskie ePłatności, acquisition, mergers and acquisitions, payments, online payments, Europe, SME, merchant

China's retail industry sees a drop of 8.8 percent in deal activity in Q4 2019

02 Mar 2020 | Ecommerce

China's retail industry has seen a drop of 8.8% in overall deal activity during Q4 2019, when compared with the last four-quarter average, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

GlobalData, china, retail mergers, acquisitions, ecommerce, investments, statistics

Brink's acquires majority of G4S cash operations for USD 860 mln

27 Feb 2020 | Online Payments

US-based cash management company Brink's has announced buying a majority of the cash operations of G4S, UK-based security and cash management company.

Brink's, G4S, acquisition, mergers and acquisitions, US, United States, cash management, Retail Cash Solutions, online payments, Moneygram

Morgan Stanley to acquire E*TRADE in USD 13 bln deal

21 Feb 2020 | Payments General

US-based investment bank Morgan Stanley has entered an agreement to acquire E*TRADE Financial Corporation in an all-stock transaction valued at ~USD 13 billion.

Morgan Stanley, E*TRADE, investment bank, acquisition, mergers and acquisitions, brokerage, online brokerage, private equity, Wall Street, stock exchange, stock brokerage, United States, US

Global retail industry mergers and acquisitions deals total USD 2.78 bln in December 2019

28 Jan 2020 | Ecommerce

Total retail industry mergers and acquisitions deals in December 2019 worth USD 2.78 billion have been announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

GlobalData, M&A, retail industry, mergers and acquisitions, retail, 2019

Australia's Bit Trade acquired by Kraken

15 Jan 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

US-based crypto exchange Kraken has acquired Bit Trade, Australia’s oldest crypto exchange, Cointelegraph reports.

Australia, cryptocurrency, exchange, Kraken, acquisitions, US, digital assets, trading, retail, OTC, liquidity

Banco Santander buys USD 400 mln stake in UK fintech Ebury

05 Nov 2019 | Payments General

Banco Santander announced that it will acquire a majority stake in UK-based Ebury, a trade and foreign exchange fintech for SMEs, for USD 400 mln.

Banco Santander, Santander, Ebury, fintecg, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, fintech, financial technology, bank, banking, global trade services, Getnet, United Kingdom, UK, Latin America, Europe

Santander to sell Puerto Rico arm to FirstBank in USD 1.1 bln deal

23 Oct 2019 | Payments General

FirstBank Puerto Rico’s holding company First BanCorp has given FirstBank the green light to buy Banco Santander Puerto Rico (BSPR) in a deal valued at USD 1.1 billion, according to Ruby Hinchliffe from FinTech Futures

Banking, B2B, corporate & commercial banking, mergers & acquisitions, M&A, partnership, Banco Santander, Puerto Rico, First BanCorp, FirstBank Puerto Rico, Santander

Metro Supply Chain acquires delivery company Custom Delivery Solutions

07 Oct 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Canada-based third-party-logistics provider, Metro Supply Chain Group, has acquired Custom Delivery Solutions, which specializes in deliveries of large format goods.

Metro Supply Chain, Custom Delivery Solutions, mergers and acquisitions, M&A, Canada, North America, e-procurement, delivery company, procurement

US Bank acquires Talech to help drive digital transformation

12 Sep 2019 | Payments General

US Bank has acquired US-based software company Talech as part of its strategy to provide more digital expertise to customers, reports Jane Connolly from FinTech Futures.

Banking, business-to-consumer, B2C, personal finance, mergers & acquisitions, M&A, Mobile, payments, POS, Talech, US Bank, North America

AP automation provider AvidXchange to acquire BankTEL

28 Aug 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

US-based AP automation solution provicer AvidXchange has agreed to acquire accounting solutions prpovider BankTEL Systems.

AvidXchange, BankTEL, BankTEL Systems, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, AP automation, accounts payable automation, electronic invoice, e-invoicing, invoice-to-payment solutions, spend management, business process automation, US, North America, B2B

Saxo Bank completes acquisition of BinckBank

12 Aug 2019 | Payments General

Saxo Bank has completed the acquisition of BinckBank - they will start working on integration of the two companies to share technology infrastructure and add additional products and services.

Banking, finance, digital, innovation, Mergers & Acquisitions, M&A, partnership, trade finance, BinckBank, Saxo Bank

Lavu acquires accounts payable automation startup Sourcery

08 Aug 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

US-based payment processing platform Lavu has acquired Sourcery, an automated accounts payable solution designed for the restaurant industry.

Lavu, Sourcery, acquisition, AP automation, accounts payable automation, mergers and acquisitions, payment processing platform, automated accounts payable, US, North America