M&A Deals

SIX Payment Services takes over the acquiring and terminal business of Aduno Group

SIX Payment Services Ltd is purchasing from Aduno Group the business unit Aduno SA, responsible for acquiring and terminal business (card acceptance and processing).  By so doing, SIX is underscoring its aim of driving forward its growth and consolidating its position over the long term as the leading provider of card-based payment services in Switzerland and Europe. The sale of Aduno SA to SIX has been completed. The parties have agreed not to... more Read more »

Worldpay Group and Vantiv Reached Agreement on Potential Merging

Worldpay and Vantiv, Inc. (Vantiv) announced that they had reached agreement in principle on the key terms of a potential merger of Worldpay and Vantiv. Read more »

Linedata Acquires QRMO

Linedata (NYSE Euronext: LIN), the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, has signed an agreement to acquire Quality Risk Management & Operations (QRMO), a leading specialist provider of outsourced middle-office, shadow accounting and risk monitoring services to the asset management and securities industries. Read more »

Global Payments to Acquire Active Network

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, announced today an agreement to acquire the communities and sports divisions of ACTIVE Network from Vista Equity Partners.  ACTIVE Network delivers cloud-based, mission critical enterprise software, including payment technology solutions, to event organizers in the communities and health and fitness verticals. The outdoors division of ACTIVE Network... more Read more »

Fiserv Acquires the Assets of PCLender

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today it has acquired the assets of PCLender, LLC, a leader in next generation enterprise internet-based mortgage software and mortgage lending technology solutions. Read more »

Sumeru Equity Partners Acquires MDSL

MDSL, a global leader in Technology Expense Management ("TEM") solutions, announced that Sumeru Equity Partners ("SEP") has acquired the company and made a strategic investment in support of the company's continuing growth, strengthening its position as a global TEM leader.  Read more »

Vasco Appoints Scott Clements as President and CEO

VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ:VDSI), a global leader in digital solutions including identity, security and business productivity, today announced an important milestone in its management succession plan.  As part of that plan, President and Chief Operating Officer Scott Clements has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 28, 2017. He has also been elected to the board of directors. Mr. Clements... more Read more »

SIX Payment Services Acquires Frankfurt-based Girocard Network

SIX Payment Services is buying the Frankfurt-based girocard network operations business from VÖB-ZVD Processing GmbH, a subsidiary of Deutsche Postbank AG.  The agreement concluded today provides for the customer relationships, employees and assets of the Frankfurt-based network operations business being transferred in full to SIX Payment Services as part of the acquisition. The parties agreed not to disclose the acquisition price.... more Read more »

Vipera Acquires Madrid-based SoftTelecom

Vipera plc, the cutting edge provider of mobile financial services and digital customer engagement solutions, is pleased to announce that it has exchanged contracts to acquire SoftTelecom, a software solutions house based in Madrid.  SoftTelecom serves clients in banking and payment services (including real time payments) and in telecommunications. Its solutions are primarily focused around payment technology and point of sale developments. The... more Read more »

Advent International and Bain Capital Private Equity buy Concardis GmbH

The German financial supervisor BaFin gave its unconditional approval to the acquisition of Concardis GmbH by Advent International and Bain Capital Private Equity. The transaction had previously been cleared by the European competition authority; so the takeover is now completed. The new owners are internationally experienced investors in the financial service sector and now intend to build an international payment platform. Read more »

Calypso Acquires Stake in Sernova Financial

Calypso Technology, Inc., a leading provider of capital markets and investment management software, announced today that it has acquired a minority stake in the capital of Sernova Financial, a provider of Cloud-based clearing and post trade services. Powered by the Calypso Cloud platform, Sernova Financial recreates the shared infrastructure and service items of clearing brokers. By reducing the transaction costs and providing optimal workflows... more Read more »

Nasdaq to Acquire Sybenetix

Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sybenetix, a leading surveillance provider that combines behavioral analytics and cognitive computing with financial markets expertise. Sybenetix's technology offering is designed to solve key surveillance challenges facing the asset management industry.   Read more »

Aquila Capital Appoints Head of Consultant Relations

Aquila Capital today announced the appointment of industry veteran Ian Williams as Head of Consultant Relations. In the newly created role, Williams will be responsible for the Firm’s strategic engagement with consultants and the continued strengthening of Aquila Capital’s institutional business. Read more »

PayPal Closes Tio Networks Acquisition

On February 14 we announced our agreement to acquire TIO Networks, a leading bill payment processing company.  Today, I am pleased to report that the acquisition is complete and that we welcome the TIO team to our PayPal family. Read more »

Urban FT Acquires iParse

Urban FT, Inc. today announced it has completed the acquisition of iParse LLC, an Oregon-based tech firm and holder of a number of mobile banking-related patents.  Terms of the deal between the two privately held companies were not disclosed. iParse will operate as a separate unit of Urban FT, and, except for the iParse founders, who are retiring, current staff will continue working for the expanded company. Read more »


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