M&A Deals

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 »

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 »


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