M&A Deals

Blackhawk Network Acquires Digital Gift Card Outfit CashStar

Blackhawk Network, Inc., a global financial technology company (“Blackhawk”), announced today that it has acquired CashStar, Inc., a leading provider of gift card commerce solutions at the forefront of mobile payments and digital gifting innovation.  Read more »

Accenture Acquires Canadian FinTech Consulting Firm Verax

Accenture has acquired Verax Solutions, a Toronto-based technology and systems-integration consulting firm that serves the financial services sector in Canada. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read more »

Aquila Capital acquires Danish wind farm

 Aquila Capital has acquired a wind energy project in Denmark near Kappel on Lolland with an installed capacity of over 25 MW. With the acquisition, Aquila Capital’s transaction volume in the wind sector has now surpassed 1,000 MW. Read more »

Concardis Acquires Technical Network Operator Cardtech

Concardis has increased its stake in Cardtech Card & POS Service GmbH to 100 percent of the shares. In 2015, the Eschborn full-service payment provider acquired some 70 percent and thus a majority of the shares in the Cologne-based payments company, and now Cardtech will be fully integrated into the Concardis Group. It will continue to exist as an independent limited liability company under German law and Dr. Dietrich Gottwald and Christof... more Read more »

Ebix Acquires Money Transfer Arm of India's YouFirst

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, e-governance and healthcare industries, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS) Business of YouFirst Money Express Private Limited. This is Ebix’s second acquisition over the last few days, following the announcement of the acquisition of MTSS assets... more Read more »

ULLINK Appoints Ofir Gefen as Managing Director, Asia Pacific Japan

We are pleased to announce that ULLINK has appointed Ofir Gefen as Managing Director (MD) for the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region. He reports directly to Didier Bouillard, ULLINK's CEO.   Read more »

Hampleton Partners Sees Strong Tech M&A Activity in 2H 2017 Market Reports

Hampleton Partners, an international mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate advisory firm for technology companies, today issued 11 technology M&A market reports for 2H 2017 in the key business segments of artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR), automotive technology, cybersecurity, digital marketing, e-commerce, enterprise software, financial technology, internet of things (IoT), IT services, and... more Read more »

Euronext Closes FastMatch Acquisition

Euronext today announces it has completed the acquisition of c.90% of FastMatch, the fastest growing Electronic Communication Network (“ECN”) in the spot foreign exchange market, after having received regulatory and anti-trust approvals. This follows the announcement of 23 May 2017 on the signing of the agreement with the existing shareholders of FastMatch. Read more »

PayPal to Acquire Swift Financial

PayPal agrees to acquire Swift Financial, a leading provider of working capital solutions to small businesses in the US Darrell Esch VP, General Manager, SMB Lending of PayPal said:  "As part of our continued efforts to support the hard work of small business owners and entrepreneurs, I am pleased to announce that PayPal has agreed to acquire Swift Financial, a leading provider of working capital solutions to small businesses in the U.S.   Read more »

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 »


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