Articles with tag like: mergers and acquisitions

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Major acquisitions in the payments industry – 2020 retrospective (part I)

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 08 Feb 2021

This article outlines the noteworthy mergers and acquisitions in the B2C payments industry, addressing two drivers: new strong links in the value chain and the accelerated digital transformation

mergers and acquisitions, online payments, contactless payments, analysis, fintech, PSPs, payment methods, ecommerce, omnichannel

Consolidation in payments – upsides, downsides, challenges

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 09 Dec 2020

Marco Fava, Managing Director at CleverAdvice, makes a nuanced and detailed account of two of the most notable M&A stories of 2020 in the payments industry: Nexi-SIA and Worldline-Ingenico

Marco Fava, CleverAdvice, Nexi, SIA, Nets, Worldline, Ingenico, payments, online payments, mergers and acquisitions, merger, acquisition, Nexi Payments, Europe, Italy, France, Nordics, payments service provider, PSP, ATM management solutions, European Automated Clearing House Association, TARGET2, RTGS, Nexi SIA, Worldline Ingenico

The Bayesian Group acquires Money Button to offer digital wallet solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Oct 2020

UK-based fintech Bayesian Group has announced the acquisition of crypto non-custodial wallet Money Button.

Bayesian Group, Money Button, digital wallet, blockchain, smart contracts, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, UK, Europe, EMEA

SIBS to acquire Romania payments company Romcard

News | Online Payments | 29 Sep 2020

Portugal-based payments company SIBS has acquired card payment processing company Romcard / Supercard (ex- Wirecard Romania). 

Romcard/ Supercard, Wirecard, Romania, SIBS, Portugal, mergers and acquisitions, Automatic Payment Terminal, online payments, Moldova, Serbia, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Lithuania, card payment processor

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

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Sep 2020

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

Symphony Technology Group closes acquisition of RSA

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Sep 2020

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

Western Union makes takeover offer for MoneyGram, Bloomberg claims

News | Online Payments | 04 Jun 2020

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

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

Report | Payments General | 16 Mar 2020

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

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

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

News | Online Payments | 12 Mar 2020

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

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

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

News | Online Payments | 27 Feb 2020

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.

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

News | Payments General | 21 Feb 2020

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

News | Ecommerce | 28 Jan 2020

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

Banco Santander buys USD 400 mln stake in UK fintech Ebury

News | Payments General | 05 Nov 2019

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

News | Payments General | 23 Oct 2019

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

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

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

News | Payments General | 12 Sep 2019

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

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

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

News | Payments General | 12 Aug 2019

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

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

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