Tagged: acquisition

Nordea to Acquire Gjensidige’s Banking Arm; Announces Partnership With Insurance Group

Nordea announced on Monday it has into an agreement with Gjensidige Forsikring ASA to acquire all shares in Gjensidige Bank ASA. The company reported that it purchased the bank for an estimated cash consideration of NOK 5,500 million (€578 million), that will be adjusted for the… Read More

Peoples Trust Company Acquires Online Lending Platform Lendful

Peoples Trust Company, a federally chartered financial institution that has provided financial services to Canadians, announced this week it has acquired Vancouver-based online lending platform Lendful. According to the duo, Peoples Group’s key mission is to exceed customers’ expectation by providing access to financial products within select markets…. Read More

KeyBank Acquires Digital Lending Platform For Small Businesses Bolstr

On Wednesday, KeyBank announced it has acquired digital lending platform for small businesses Bolstr. According to Key, the fintech software, which is expected to be implemented later this year, will enable the banking group to provide faster and easier access both to SBA loans and to… Read More

Danish Payments Platform Nets Expands Into Poland Thanks to Acquisition of Dotpay/eCard

Nets, a Denmark-based payments platform, announced on tuesday it has expanded into Poland thanks to the acquisition of payments service providers Dotpay/eCard. According to Nets, Andrzej Budzik will continue as CEO of Dotpay/eCard and will report directly to Asger Hattel, Head of Merchant Services in Nets,… Read More

PayPal Acquires Global Payout Platform Hyperwallet

Online payments giant PayPal announced on Tuesday it has acquired global payout platform Hyperwallet for $400 million. The latest acquisition reportedly enhances PayPal’s capabilities, which will improve the company’s ability to provide an integrated suite of payment solutions to e-commerce platforms and marketplaces around the… Read More

Finastra Announces Acquisition of Malauzai

Finastra announced on Monday it has acquired Malauzai, a Texas-based provider of mobile and Internet banking solutions for community financial institutions. The company reported that this new deal reflects its commitment to the U.S. retail and business banking sectors by further enabling digital transformation for… Read More

TrueCaller Acquires India-Based Digital Payments Platform Chillr

Truecaller, a Sweden-based company that is on a mission is to build trust everywhere by making communication safe and efficient, announced on Wednesday it has acquired India-based multi-bank payments app, Chillr. Speaking about Chillr joining their platform, the Truecaller team stated: “Today, we are proud to… Read More

Online Lender LendingTree Completes Ovation Credit Services Acquisition

LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:  TREE) announced on Tuesday its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC, completed its acquisition of Ovation Credit Services, Inc., a leading provider of credit services with a strong customer service reputation. The acquisition was announced last month. According to LendingTree Ovation Credit Services utilizes a proprietary software… Read More

Global Fintech Firm InvestCloud Acquires rplan Limited for $20 Million

On Monday, global fintech InvestCloud announced it has acquired London-based rplan Limited for $20 million. According to InvestCloud, rplan is a provider of client engagement technology to support investment propositions for web and mobile. The company’s client base includes four of the top eight UK… Read More

Zurich Insurance Group Acquires Minority Stake in Insurtech Startup CoverWallet

On Thursday, insurtech startup CoverWallet announced that global insurance company Zurich Insurance Group (VTX: ZURN) has acquired a minority stake in the company. According to CoverWallet, the investment builds on a commercial partnership between CoverWallet and Zurich in Europe that was announced in February. CoverWallet also… Read More

Fintech Firm Flexiti Acquires TD Financing Services’ $250 Million Canadian Private Label Credit Card Portfolio

On Thursday, point-of-sale financing and payment tech provider Flexiti announced it has acquired TD Financing Services’ (TDFS) Canadian private label credit card portfolio, which is valued at approximately $250 million. According to Flexiti, the acquisition includes an equity investment of over $50 million led by… Read More

Global Fintech Broadridge Financial Announces Acquisition of MackayWilliams

On Thursday, global fintech Broadridge Financial announced it has further expanded its global market intelligence business with its recent acquisition of MackayWilliam, a European fund market, and research firm. According to Broadridge, the acquisition will combine its fund data and analytics solution with MackayWilliam’s European… Read More

Global Payments Provider Paysafe Completes iPayment Acquisition

Paysafe Group, a U.S.-based global payments provider, announced on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of iPayment Holdings, Inc., which was signed earlier this spring. According to Paysafe, iPayments is a provider of payment and processing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses and generated processing… Read More

nChain Announces Acquisition of Majority Stake in HandCash Wallet for Bitcoin Cash

UK-based blockchain company nChain announced on Tuesday it closed deal terms to acquire a majority stake in HandCash, a Bitcoin Cash mobile wallet that uses near field communication (NFC) technology to make it as easy for users to send Bitcoin Cash to someone as if… Read More

Accel-KKR Acquires U.S. Fintech Sageworks

Sageworks, a U.S. fintech that offers lending, credit risk, and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, announced on Friday it was acquired by Accel-AKKR, a private equity firm based in Menlo Park, California. As previously reported, Sageworks, which was founded in 1998, offers banks and… Read More

PayPal to Acquire Swedish Fintech iZettle

On Friday, CEO and Co-founder of iZettle, Jacob de Geer announced he and his team have reached an agreement with PayPal to acquire the Swedish fintech. The acquisition agreement comes less than two weeks after the company announced its plan to proceed with an initial public… Read More

Payments & Transactional Service Firm WorldLine Acquires SIX Payment Services For €2.3 Million

Worldline, (Euronext: WLN) a European payments and transactional services firm announced on Tuesday it has formed a strategic partnership with SIX and will be acquiring SIX Payment Services, the payment services division of SIX, for €2.3 million (CHF 2,750 million). According to Worldline, SIX Payment Services… Read More

Deutsche Bank Seeks to Accelerate Open Banking Strategy By Acquiring India-Based Fintech Startup Quantiguous Solutions

Deutsche Bank announced on Tuesday it has acquired Quantiguous Solutions, an India-based software company, to strengthen its Global Transaction Banking franchise. Deutsche reported that with the help of Quantiguous it will accelerate the development of its Open Banking platform that forms the core for developing innovative… Read More

LendingTree to Acquire Ovation Credit Services

LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) announced on Friday it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ovation Credit Services, Inc., a provider of credit services with a strong customer service reputation. According to LendingTree, Ovation Credit Services utilizes a proprietary software application that facilitates the credit… Read More

Personal Finance Platform Seedly Acquired by ShopBack

​ S​eedly​, a personal finance management platform, has been acquired by ​ShopBack​, a “lifestyle portal” that enables smarter purchase decisions. ​Both companies are based in Singapore. Cashback received an investment of USD $40 million in November 2017 and this is the first acquisition announcement since… Read More