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Optimal Buys Skrill

Optimal Payments, operator of the Netbanx global payment gateway for card-not-present merchants, will pay $1.20 billion to purchased Skrill, a payment service provider (PSP) and manager of an online wallet for consumers. Skrill is owned by private equity firm CVC Capital, Investcorp Technology Partners, and others. The sellers will receive $790 million (€720 million) in cash and 37.5 million new Optimal shares worth $148 million. Optimal will also take on $280 million in Skrill debt. Skrill investors will hold a 7.9% stake in Optimal. Both companies generate a majority of their revenues f...

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April 2015
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