M&A

M&A
December 5, 2019 10:53 AM
The year 2019 kicked off with a series of mutli-billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions designed to shake up the dynamics of the payments industry. While this was taking place, Elavon had its own plan for extending its influence through M&A.
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M&A
November 27, 2019 10:31 AM
With only 17 million users, compared to PayPal’s 300 million, Honey seems minuscule. But this is PayPal's largest acquisition ever by price, and it far eclipses the $800 million PayPal spent in 2013 for Braintree, which owned Venmo.
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November 20, 2019 7:56 PM
By attaching to Honey and its base of 17 million mostly young, female consumers who use the platform to find the best price on e-commerce deals, PayPal also is aiming to get closer to merchants with customized offers.
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November 20, 2019 3:40 PM
The most recognizable brands in retail are making substantial investments that connect digital and offline channels, with results that have been encouraging enough for Target to get on board.
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M&A
November 13, 2019 1:37 PM
EML has agreed to pay £226 million (US$290 million) to acquire Prepaid Financial Services, one of Europe’s largest e-money issuers.
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M&A
November 13, 2019 12:01 AM
Over the past several years, well-established companies in the space like Klarna and FIS have become big enough to buy competitors, fueling the majority of the M&A we’ve seen of late, says AvidXchange's Michael Praeger.
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November 5, 2019 1:45 PM
Germany’s Wirecard has taken a controlling stake in AllScore Payment Services, a Chinese company with a set of cross-border payments licenses Wirecard hopes will extend its reach to merchants with ties to China.
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November 1, 2019 11:31 AM
Google's $2.1 billion deal to buy Fitbit is primarily a hardware play. But it also brings Fitbit Pay under Google's umbrella — potentially repairing part of Google's fragmented mobile and wearable payments ecosystem.
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October 23, 2019 12:01 AM
Retail technology provider Standard Cognition is putting its quick-rising valuation to work to stockpile tools as the checkout-free market enters a more competitive phase.
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M&A
October 22, 2019 11:36 AM
Mastercard plans to acquire loyalty and marketing company SessionM to help its merchant clients build their brands and grow their businesses.
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