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19 June 2014

KKR leads First Data’s $3.5bn private placement

kredit kard Payment technology company First Data has sold $3.5bn of equity via a private placement led by private equity major KKR.

29 May 2014

Pritzker Group backs merchant payments startup Swipely

swipely Pritzker Group's venture capital arm has led a $20m Series C for merchant payments business Swipely.

13 May 2014

Index Ventures, Richard Branson back Bitcoin startup BitPay

bitcoin Venture capital firm Index Ventures has led a $30m Series A round for Bitcoin startup BitPay.

3 April 2014

Advent wins auction for iHealth

credit card payment Private equity firm Advent International has agreed to merge payments auditor Connolly with Goldman Sachs’ medical claims company iHealth Technologies.

1 April 2014

InVenture, Almaz back Russian mobile payments startup 2can

russia_moscow Venture capital firms InVenture Partners, Almaz Capital Partners and ESN Group have invested $5m in Series B capital in Russian mobile payments startup 2can.

31 March 2014

Ribbit Capital launches $110m second fundp

payment_lrg Venture capital firm Ribbit Capital is seeking $110m for its second fund, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

6 December 2013

Google billionaire Eric Schmidt’s venture firm backs mobile payments company Mozido

Eric Schmidt Google TomorrowVentures TomorrowVentures, the early-stage investor co-founded by Google billionaire Eric Schmidt, has backed a $70m financing round for mobile payments business Mozido.

11 November 2013

FTV Capital backs World First UK as Fund IV fundraise continues

payment_lrg US private equity firm FTV Capital has backed foreign exchange and international payments business World First UK as it continues gathering capital for its latest fundraise.

25 September 2013

GTCR, ex-VeriFone CEO Bergeron launch $500m investment firm

bergeron Private equity firm GTCR has teamed up with former VeriFone CEO Douglas Bergeron to launch Opus Global, a $500m investment firm focused on the financial technology sector.

11 September 2013

Calastone raises $18m from Accel Partners, Octopus

Venture capital firm Accel Partners has led an $18m investment round for cross-border transaction network Calastone to fund its global expansion plans.

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