PayX Bulletin – Diebold and Wincor Nixdorf combine in $1.8 billion takeover

Companies have entered into a business combination agreement in which Diebold will launch a voluntary public tender offer for all of Wincor Nixdorf’s outstanding shares   Brings together leading global innovators in banking and retail technologies in rapidly transforming industries   Combined company will deliver

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PayX Bulletin – ACI Worldwide Acquires PAY.ON

With PAY.ON, ACI bolsters end-to-end eCommerce payments capabilities, delivering the most complete omni-channel payments experience   4 November 2015 – ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, and PAY.ON, a leader in eCommerce payment gateway services, today announced that they

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FIS acquires Clear2Pay

The Payments Industry acquisition trail continues with yet another large multi-billion revenue player cherry picking off a smaller product company with modern technology and existing complementary tier 1 customer base: Key Facts – FIS has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Brussels-based Clear2Pay. – The

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ATM Marketplace on the PayX Report – Who’s on first and who will lead down the stretch …

Article by Richard Buckle The papers this week have been full of stories about baseball trades, as teams review their prospects for the post-season. Traditional powerhouses are looking over their shoulders at perennial challengers while teams that have never tasted the “big leagues” look on

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ACI Worldwide Completes Acquisition of Retail Decisions (ReD)

With ReD, ACI better equips multiple segments globally as they address disruption in the ecommerce market NAPLES, FLA — August 12, 2014 — ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition

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Nets Scandinavia, sold for $3.1 Billion to Private Equity and a Pension Fund

Nets, Scandinavia, the household name in payments processing has agreed on March 24th, 2014, its sale to a consortium of Private Equity players; Advent International, ATP and Bain Capital. Advent and Bain Capital already owning Worldpay, the Merchant Services business bought from RBS in 2010.

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PayX News Bulletin – Alaric acquired by NCR in strategic trade sale for $84m

On 2nd December 2013, NCR Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alaric Systems Limited for a purchase price of approximately $84 million, and has also entered into a definitive agreement with Digital Insight Corporation, a leader in online and mobile banking solutions,

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In the battle for supremacy is the answer always to call in the regulator?

The long-established payments infrastructures of the world are immensely powerful beasts and seem to have got their strategy right. As a platform they appear to be designed to stem any immediate threat from new entrants by being both awkward and costly to work with. These

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Getting ‘back to core business’

Over the last 4 years we have seen the payments industry in “disruptive change”. Well established organisations have all been challenged by alternative players and all are moving through change cycle stages with varying degrees of speed and success. What appears to be most interesting

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The Casino of the Payments Marketplace

The Payments marketplace continues to consolidate with acquisitions and strategic partnerships, and at the same time attract masses of new innovative players with the next “silver bullet” solutions/models. With low Interest Rates around the world making money cheap, so rising investments are plentiful. This month’s

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