Brazil-based banking and payment software provider Pismo will be acquired by Visa for $1 billion in cash. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2023.
Pismo received $118 million in two rounds of funding (2016 and 2021) from investors including Accel Partners, Amazon and Softbank.
There were 54 acquisitions and financing deals in payment cards last year in 13 countries.
The tables shown here list 123 investments (seed, venture, strategic, private equity and debt funding) in 37 countries in the merchant acquiring and processing sector of the payment card industry in 2022.
There were 700 transactions in card payments and related fields in 2022. There were 382 transactions in the first half of the year and 318 in the second half. Those deals occurred in 68 countries.
There were 122 merger and acquisition (M&A)transactions in the merchant processing and acquiring sector of the payment card industry during 2022. Those deals occurred in 34 countries. There were 43 deals in the US, 37 in Europe, 25 in Asia-Pacific, 7 in the Middle East and Africa, 7 in Latin America and 3 in Canada.