M&A Deals

Worldline to Acquire Digital River World Payments

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of Digital River World Payments (DRWP), a leading online global payment service provider from Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Read more »

Profile Software Acquires Treasury Management Outfit Login

Profile Software, the leading financial solutions provider, announced today the acquisition of Login SA, an international Treasury specialized provider.  Profile Software has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of Login SA. The transaction was agreed with the acquisition of the majority of the shares on 6 July 2017, and will conclude in 2018.  Read more »

Euronext Acquires 60% of iBabs Stake

Euronext announces today the closing of the acquisition of a 60% stake in iBabs, a leading Dutch provider of dematerialised board portal solutions for corporates and public organisations , for a consideration of €30.1 million. Read more »

Workday Appoints Gonzalo Benedit as president, EMEA and AP

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gonzalo Benedit as Workday’s new president of EMEA and APJ. Gonzalo has taken on overall responsibility for Workday’s continued growth and success across the EMEA and APJ regions and has succeeded Chano Fernandez, who was recently appointed executive vice president, global field operations.  Read more »

Connect Managed Services Acquires PC-1 to Create £26 million Multi-Platform Contact Centre and Managed Services Powerhouse

Connect Managed Services (Connect) today announced the acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, of PC-1, a specialist contact centre solutions provider with specific expertise in Genesys and Cisco technologies. PC-1 brings an impressive customer base which includes companies such as Vodafone, NSPCC and Northumbrian Water. The newly combined entity creates a £26 million multi-platform global technology powerhouse, supporting well over 100 blue chip... more Read more »

SimCorp Acquires APL Italian for EUR35 Million

Today, SimCorp has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in APL Italiana S.p.A. (APL Italiana) for a total enterprise value of EUR 35m.  This includes EUR 10m in SimCorp shares. The purchasing price will be adjusted upwards, with estimated EUR 3m upon closing of the agreement. APL Italiana is a leading provider of investment and portfolio management software for the Italian insurance market. The company is based in Milan and has... more Read more »

Vela to Buy OptionsCity Software

Vela Trading Technologies LLC (Vela), a global leader in high performance trading and market data technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions.  Read more »

i2c Assigns Jean Douchey from First Data to Lead Global Operations

i2c, a global provider of smarter payments and integrated commerce solutions, today announced that it has appointed Jean Douchey as senior vice president of operations. Ms. Douchey will oversee global operations, including contact centers, fraud, disputes, and third-party partner relationships, and will be responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of high-quality services for i2c customers. Ms. Douchey will report directly to Chief... more Read more »

Avaloq completes transaction with Warburg Pincus to accelerate growth

Avaloq, an international fintech company and a leader in integrated and comprehensive banking solutions, announces that it has completed its transaction whereby global private equity firm Warburg Pincus acquires a 35% stake in the group.Under the partnership announced on 22 March 2017, Avaloq will be able to capitalise on Warburg Pincus’ expertise and network in the financial services and fintech sectors to accelerate the company’s long-term... more Read more »

Misys and D+H to create the world’s third largest Fintech company, Finastra

Today Misys and D+H have joined forces to create a diversified global financial software provider, unmatched in terms of depth and breadth of solutions. Operating under the new company name Finastra (www.finastra.com), the combination will create the third largest financial services technology company in the world. The company has approximately 10,000 employees and over 9,000 customers across 130 countries, including 48 of the top 50 banks... more Read more »

Datcom Rewards Alex with Internal Promotion

Lincolnshire-based IT specialist Datcom has rewarded one of its members of staff with an internal promotion. Alex Middleton has been promoted from IT engineer to account manager after joining the company less than two years ago.  Alex Middleton, who began her career in 2015 at Datcom as an IT engineer is swapping technical computer coding for customer contracts as she settles into her new role as account manager.  Read more »

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings and Nedbank Acquire Stakes in Entersekt

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (JSE:RMI) through AlphaCode, RMI’s innovation hub for fintech entrepreneurs and Nedbank Private Equity (NPE) through its private equity investment vehicle, BoE Private Equity Investments, have each acquired minority shareholdings in Entersekt in a multi-million dollar transaction.  Entersekt is a Stellenbosch-based innovator that has developed world-class push-based authentication and app security technology. Read more »

Telstra Acquires UK-based Technology Services Provider Company85

Telstra today announced it had acquired Company85, a UK-based technology services business and leading provider of data centre, workspace, cloud, security and network services. Christopher Smith, Telstra’s Executive Director of Business Technology Services, said the acquisition was aligned to Telstra’s strategy to grow its technology services business internationally and would significantly enhance Telstra’s service offering for UK and European... more Read more »

TBG Completes Acquisition of DTN a Leading Provider of Digital Information Services and Decision Support Solutions

With the completion of TBG's acquisition of DTN from Schneider Electric SE for a total consideration of $900 million, TBG plans to fully reinstate the powerhouse DTN brand that has been known and trusted since 1984, and focus on growing the business in both the domestic and international markets. Read more »

Deloitte Acquires Market Gravity to Boost Creative Consulting Services

Deloitte, the business advisory firm, today announces the acquisition of Market Gravity, the proposition design consultancy.* Founded in 2009 and headquartered in London with teams in New York, Edinburgh and Toronto, Market Gravity helps the world’s leading brands across multiple sectors including financial services, retail, energy, telecoms and automotive to create and launch innovative products and services.  Read more »

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