M&A Deals

Ebury makes landmark acquisition

Ebury, one of Europe’s largest fintech companies, is pleased to announce its first acquisition: Frontierpay, an international payroll payments provider with offices in the UK and Singapore. Ebury’s strategy Fast-growing Ebury, has acquired the payroll payments business as part of its expanded technology investment programme. Read more »

Temenos completes acquisition of Kony the US #1 digital banking SaaS company

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, today announced that the acquisition of Kony Inc, the fast growing US #1 digital banking SaaS company has now closed.  The acquisition will accelerate Temenos’ US presence and strengthen Temenos Infinity, the breakthrough digital banking product. Thomas E. Hogan, Chairman and CEO of Kony, is appointed President of Temenos North America and joins Temenos’ Executive Committee, with immediate... more Read more »

Santander launches JCB merchant acquiring operations in Spain

Banco Santander (Santander), the major international financial group, has launched JCB merchant acquiring operations in Spain following a license agreement with JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, the Japanese global payment brand. Thanks to this new alliance, Santander facilitates JCB acceptance at Santander-acquired merchants throughout Spain. Read more »

Cryptix acquires Liechtensteine digital assets exchange Blocktrade

The Cryptix AG, a Swiss full-service provider in the blockchain and DLT sector, has completed the acquisition of Blocktrade, a Liechtenstein digital assets exchange. As part of this acquisition, the team of the Vaduz-based company remains with Blocktrade and will be expanded in the coming months. In the future, both companies want to grow the existing structure and features of the digital asset exchange. The acquisition will not affect customers... more Read more »

Temenos acquires Kony, the US #1 digital banking SaaS company

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, today announced it is strengthening its Executive Committee and North America leadership team, following its previously announced acquisition of Kony, Inc., the fast growing US #1 digital banking SaaS company. Thomas E. Hogan, Chairman and CEO of Kony, will be appointed as the President of Temenos North America and a member of the Temenos Executive Committee. This appointment will become... more Read more »

Saxo Bank completes acquisition of BinckBank

Today, Saxo Bank and BinckBank announce that Saxo Bank has completed the acquisition of BinckBank. The acquisition of BinckBank marks an important milestone for the Saxo Bank Group that now services approximately 860,000 clients and holds approximately EUR 46 bn in client assets. By gaining scale and reducing cost and complexity, the Group can continue its ambitious investments in the digital client experience and expand its product offering,... more Read more »

moneycorp acquires the Rochford Group in Australia

Today, moneycorp announces it has acquired the Rochford Group, one of Australia’s largest independent treasury advisors. The purchase is moneycorp’s second major international acquisition of 2019, after the completion of its deal for Brazil's Novo Mundo. Rochford, based in Sydney, also has a representative office in Hong Kong that will further extend moneycorp’s presence in both Australia and Hong Kong, as well as adding a range of new products... more Read more »

Nuvei acquires SafeCharge for US $889 million

Nuvei, a Montreal-based payment technology firm and leading provider of global payment solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of SafeCharge International Group Limited. The acquisition creates a global, leading payment solutions provider with significant scale, able to service clients of any size across the world. Montreal, Quebec, will become the worldwide headquarters for the combined organization. Read more »

FIS Closes Acquisition of Worldpay, Enhancing its Global Technology Leadership Serving Merchants, Banks and Capital Markets

FIS (NYSE: FIS) today announced the closing of its acquisition of global payments leader Worldpay, Inc., creating a global leader in technology and solutions for merchants, banks and capital markets. The combined company will have over $12 billion in pro forma revenue and more than 55,000 employees.  With a best-in-class portfolio of solutions for payments, banking and capital markets, FIS is positioned to accelerate its growth and advance the... more Read more »

Clearstream completes acquisition of Ausmaq Limited

Deutsche Börse’s post-trade services provider Clearstream completed the acquisition of Ausmaq Limited from National Australia Bank (NAB), following receipt of approval from the Luxembourgish regulatory authorities. With the addition of the Sydney-based managed funds custodian Ausmaq, Clearstream is entering the domestic Australian funds market. The future set-up of Ausmaq within Clearstream’s Investment Fund Services business will be designed to... more Read more »

nCino buys Visible Equity

nCino, the worldwide leader in cloud banking, has acquired Visible Equity, a market-leading financial analytics and compliance software company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. This strategic acquisition leverages the unique strengths and joint synergie Read more »

Equistone acquires Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services

Equistone Partners Europe Limited (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today announces its agreement to acquire Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services (“Knowledge Services”), a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and automation technology to the financial services sector, from Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO). Read more »

Avaloq Announced Acquisition of Derivative Partners, Zurich-based Service Specialist for Structured Products

Avaloq, the leading cloud platform and service provider for banks, wealth managers and investment firms, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Zurich-based Derivative Partners AG, the number one independent information and data provider for Structured Products and Derivatives in Switzerland. Derivative Partners has been providing highly valuable market information, tools, research and calculations for complex financial products for its... more Read more »

Paysend Announces the Acquisition of Rapid SD Pty Ltd

After the recently announced Pays XDR stablecoin launch on Stellar network, Paysend announces the acquisition of Rapid SD Pty Ltd, an Australian based software development company specialising in DLT blockchain developments founded and run by Sergey Yusupov. Read more »

Banco Agrícola allows the online opening of the "Cuenta Fácil" bank account with Mobbscan

Banco Agrícola, leader in El Salvador, which after the acquisition in 2007 by Grupo Bancolombia becomes a benchmark bank in most of Central America and Latin America, in a firm commitment to innovation and customers' services improvement and as part of its digitalization strategy, recently launched "Cuenta Fácil", the first 100% digital product that allows the complete opening of a bank account in a non-presential way through their App Banca... more Read more »

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