Payment Services M&A Intensifies With Vantiv's $10.4B Buy

By Chelsea Naso (August 9, 2017, 8:48 PM EDT) -- Payment services M&A is heating up, with U.S.-based Vantiv's $10.4 billion takeover of a U.K. peer marking the latest tie-up as startups eye a global reach, more traditional players fight to stay competitive and private equity firms bet on the sector.

Hottest Payment Services Deals of 2017

Aug. 9 • U.S.-based Vantiv firms up an £8 billion ($10.4 billion) buyout of U.K. peer Worldpay.

Aug. 7 • Wisconsin's Fiserv sweetens its buyout offer for London-listed Monitise to £75 million.

Aug. 4 • Paysafe Group throws its support behind a £3 billion takeover offer from private equity firms Blackstone and CVC Capital...

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