The Nilson Report

Issue 1145 | Jan 2019

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

U.S. General Purpose Cards, Outstandings vs. Purchase Volume

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2018

Projected Growth of Purchase Transactions Worldwide

Outstandings as a Percentage of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 1990-2018

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2018

A total of 43 acquisitions, joint ventures, and investment transactions occurred in 12 countries in December 2018. The top five deals with disclosed values are listed below.

1. 1. Earthport, United Kingdom
Visa, $252.0 mil.
2. 2. Plaid, United States
Series C, $250.0 mil.
3. 3. Earnin, United States
Series C, $125.0 mil.
4. 4. Danal, South Korea
Boku, $112.0 mil.
5. 5. Cross River Bank, United States
Venture round, $100.0 mil.

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Visa Wants B2B Cross-Border Payments Company

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Visa has offered to pay $252 million (£198 million) to buy Earthport, a U.K.-based provider of cross-border payments, including settlement and foreign exchange services for banks, money transfer companies, and other businesses. Earthport, which is headquartered in London, maintains offices in New York, Miami, Singapore, and...

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