Boston, MA
September 2006

Mercator Advisory Group
Payments Industry M&A Report – Q2 2006

There were 36 M&A transactions and 7 Venture Capital financing deals in the payments industry during the second quarter of 2006.  The number of payments industry M&A deals tracked by Mercator Advisory Group increased by 44% in Q2 of 2206 from a year earlier.  The increased M&A activity within the vendor community played an important role in this change.


This report contains 63 pages and 6 exhibits.

The payments Industry M&A Report – Q2 2006 covers M&A, Venture Capital, and Private Equity financing deals related to companies along the payments value chain.  The report provides information on the second quarter M&A announcements, contact person(s) related to each deal, and an M&A activity table that summarizes the highlights of each deal.

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