Tag: Acquisitions

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

Payment industry acquisitions shoot toward record year

September 14, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

The payments industry is poised for a record-breaking year in acquisitions as fintech startups and COVID-19 drive business change for large legacy players. Merger and acquisition research firm Dealogic recorded 125 acquisitions through early September, before a recent spate of […]

Financial Services, Industries

Stripe, PayPal drive payments acquisitions spree with 2 more deals

May 17, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

A spate of payments industry acquisitions continued last week with fintech Stripe saying Friday that it had acquired online fraud prevention company Bouncer, and the disclosure Thursday that payments giant PayPal snapped up returns processor Happy Returns. Those acquisitions follow […]

Industries, Others

Samsung Is Acquiring This U.S. Luxury Appliances Maker

August 11, 2016

Via: Fortune

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics  said on Thursday it will acquire U.S.-based luxury appliances maker Dacor, seeking to boost high-end product sales. Read More on Fortune

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Walmart Officially Bought This Amazon Rival for $3.3 Billion

August 9, 2016

Via: Time

Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon. Wal-Mart is paying $3 billion in cash and another $300 million […]

Finance Tech, Mobile Banking & Payments

How PayPal’s $6.4 Billion Cash Hoard Provides a Leg Up

June 9, 2016

Via: TheStreet

As PayPal (PYPL) fights for position in the increasingly competitive payments market, it helps that the company’s wallet is bulging with $6.4 billion in cash and equivalent investments. Historically, the eBay (EBAY) spin off has been willing to spend to […]