Articles with tag: mergers

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Yandex agrees on USD 5.5 billion deal for Russian challenger Tinkoff Bank

23 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Russia-based fintech Yandex has agreed on a USD 5.5 bln deal to acquire online bank Tinkoff.

Yandex, Tinkoff, challenger bank, banking, online bank, digital bank, fintech, financial technology, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, Russian Federation, Russia

Anatomy of a super app in APAC – factors shaping its evolution

21 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Joshua Chong, Analyst at Kapronasia, elaborates on the key factors that drive the popularity of super apps in APAC and shape their evolution

Kapronasia, Joshua Chong, Alipay, WeChat, Grab, Gojek, super app, Asia, APAC, mergers and partnerships, digital payments

Symphony Technology Group closes acquisition of RSA

08 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

US-based cybersecurity and risk management company RSA has announced it has begun operating independently after being acquired by Symphony Technology Group.

RSA, fraud prevention, cybersecurity, risk management, cybercrime, Symphony Technology Group, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, M&A, United States, north America

NerdWallet acquires British comparison site Know Your Money

01 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

US-based personal finance company NerdWallet has acquired UK-based comparison site Know Your Money

NerdWallet, Know your Money, UK, US, expansion, acquisition, mergers and acquisition, M&A, personal finance management, mobile payments, interest rates, comparison market, Europe, North America

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

Canadian payments processor Ackroo acquires BNA Smart Payments

07 Apr 2020 | Online Payments

Canada-based payments provider Ackroo has entered into an agreement with BNA Smart Payment Systems, under which the former has acquired certain assets of BNA Smart Payments.

BNA, BNA Smart Payments, Ackroo, payment service provider, mergers and acquisition, card, fintech, financial technology, payment processing

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

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

Descartes acquires Peoplevox to strengthen ecommerce capabilities

25 Feb 2020 | Ecommerce

Canada-based on-demand logistics SaaS solution provider Descartes has announced the acquisition of ecommerce warehouse management platform Peoplevox.

Descartes, Peoplevox, ecommerce warehouse management, automated warehouse, ecommerce, ecommerce market, UK, Canada, North America, omnichannel, pick-and-pack process, direct-to-consumer, mergers and acquisition, acquisition

Intuit to acquire Credit Karma for USD 7.1 billion

25 Feb 2020 | Online Payments

US-based financial services company Intuit has announced buying personal finance website Credit Karma for about USD 7.1 billion in cash and stock.

Intuit, Credit Karma, credit scoring, mergers and acquisition, acquisition, Turbotax, tax-filing platform, online payments, fintech, financial technology, United States

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

Online marketplace LendingClub to buy Radius for USD 185 mln

19 Feb 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

LendingClub has agreed to buy Radius Bancorp, which includes its digital subsidiary Radius Bank, for USD 185 million in cash and stock.

LendingClub, Radius, Radius Bancorp, Radius Bank, mergers and acquisition, acquisition, Temporary Charter Bank Protection Agreement, online bank, digital bank, lending, marketplace, online marketplace, US, United States

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

US spend management fintech Coupa acquires Yapta

08 Jan 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

US-based spend management software company Coupa has acquired Yapta, a provider of airfare and hotel price assurance technology.

Coupa, Yapta, airfare price assurance, fairfly, Egencia, mergers and aquisition, M&A, spend management, e-invoicing, travel management

Medius acquires Wax Digital to boost cloud-based source-to-pay solutions

26 Nov 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Sweden-based AP automation provider Medius has acquired Wax Digital, a procurement solutions provider headquartered in the UK.

Wax Digital, Medius, mergers and aquisition, aquisition, ERP, spend management, e-procurement, B2B payments, Sweden, UK, Europe, source-to-pay, automation, accounts payable