Financial Transactions
(IPOs, venture capital raises of >$10 million, spin-offs)

Acquisitions

2019
Global Payments merged with TSYS in a deal valued at $21.5 billion
FIS acquires Worldpay for $43 billion (includes assumption of debt)
Fiserv acquires First Data for $22 billion
FLEETCOR acquires Travelliance
REPAY acquires TriSource Solutions
Greenlight Financial Technology raises $54 million in investment capital from Drive Capital (Lead), JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo
Defense storm raised $15 million in a funding round led by Georgian Partners
Incomm acquires Meridian Loyalty
Payrix closed $22 million funding led by Blue Star Innovation Partners
NCR acquires D3 Technology
ConnexPay closed a Series A funding round of $7 million led by BIP Capital
Incomm acquires Hallmark Business Connections
Payscape merges with NXGEN
IDology acquired by GBG for $300 million
Linq3 Technologies acquired by Incomm
Kabbage raises $700 million in debt financing
Thunder Bridge acquires REPAY for $653 million
Featurespace raises $32 million in venture capital
FLEETCOR acquires Nvoicepay

 

2018
Vanco Payment Solutions merges with Connexeo
Purchasing Power acquired DoubleNet Pay
Pindrop raises $90 million in venture capital
LendingPoint acquires LoanHero
Thoma Bravo Acquires and Merges MeridianLink and CRIF Lending Solutions
Bakkt raises $183 million in venture capital
Q2 acquires Gro Solutions
NCR acquires JetPay
Fiserv acquires the debit card processing, MoneyPass Network and ATM management operations of US Bank’s Elan unit
Elavon acquires Electronic Transaction Systems
Patientco raises $28 million in venture capital from Accel-KKR
PPRO Group raises $50 million in venture capital
Fattmerchant raises $10.5 million in venture capital Led by Fulcrum Partners
GreenSky completes $874 million IPO
EVO Payments completes $244 million IPO
Ebix acquires Transcorp Int’l and Centrum Direct
BitPay raises $40 million in venture capital
Instant Financial secures $14.3 million in venture capital from TTV Capital
Kabbage acquires Orchard Platform Markets
Cardlytics completes $70 million IPO
Greenlight raises $20 million in venture capital
BMW acquires Parkmobile

 

2017
BitPay raises $30 million in venture capital
Cardlytics raises $12 million in venture capital
Ebix acquires ItzCash, via.com, Paul merchants
Equifax acquires ID Watchdog
EVO Payments acquired Sterling Payment Technologies
Exela acquires TransCentra
First Data acquires Acculynk, BluePay, and CardConnect
First Performance Global raises $17.5 million in venture capital
Fleetcor acquires Cambridge Global Payments
Fiserv acquires Dovetail, Monetise, PCLender
GreenSky raises $200 million in venture capital
InterContinental Exchange acquires eVestment
Kabbage raises $250 in venture capital and $700 million in debt financing
TSYS acquires Cayan
Urjanet raises $20 million in venture capital
Vantiv acquires Paymetric
Vantiv acquires Worldpay, adopts the Worldpay name

Earlier Notable Deals

2016
Pindrop raises $80.8 million in venture capital
Alogent spun out as standalone private company from Jack Henry
Bridge2Solutions raises $35 million in venture capital
Ebix acquires WDev
Equifax acquires Barnett Associates
FactorTrust raises $17 million in venture capital
Fiserv acquires Online Banking Solutions
GreenSky raises $50 million in venture capital
Global Payments acquires Heartland and eWay
Incomm acquires ValuAccess – Prepaid Distribution
Ingo Money raises $12 million in venture capital
InterContinental Exchange acquires Bondpoint
NCR acquires Cimplebox
TransUnion acquires FactorTrust
TSYS acquires TransFirst

 

2015
Pindrop raises $30 million in venture capital
Prime Revenue raises $80 million in venture capital
Centerbridge Partners acquires IPC Systems for $1.2 billion
Equifax acquires Veda Advantage
First Data completes $3 billion IPO
First Data acquires Transaction Wireless
Global Payments acquires Realex Payments
Payscape acquires Vendevor
Priority Payment Systems acquires American Credit Card Processing

 

2014
Fleetcor acquires Comdata
NCR acquires Digital Insight
2013

 

ACI acquires Official Payments
Digital insight taken private from Intuit by Thoma Bravo
TSYS acquires Netspend

 

2012
Vanco Payment Solutions raises $80 million from Great Hill Partners
First Data acquires Clover

 

2011
ACI acquires S1
Deluxe acquires Bankers Dashboard

 

2009
Goldleaf acquired by Jack Henry

 

2008
Alogent acquired by Goldleaf Financial Solutions
LexisNexis acquires ChoicePoint

 

2007
First Data taken private by KKR
Fiserv acquires CheckFree
Intuit acquired Digital Insight
TSYS fully spun off by Synovus

 

2006
FIS acquires Certegy

 

2001
Equifax spins off payments business as Certegy
National Data Corp spins off payments business as Global Payments
US Bank acquires Nova (2001), eventually rebrands it as Elavon

 

1999
Digital Insight completes IPO

 

1997
Equifax spins off ChoicePoint

 

1996
CheckFree acquires Servantis, relocates corporate headquarters to Atlanta

 

1995
First Data merges with First Financial Management Corp

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