Worldpay finalises £9.3bn merger with Vantiv
Worldpay and Vantiv, two of the world’s leading payment companies, have finalised the terms of a £9.3bn merger. The deal creates a global omni-commerce leader with an enterprise value of approximately £22bn. Altogether the company will process more than 40 billion transactions a year, cover 146 countries in 126 currencies, and offer more than 300 payment methods. By combining their respective strengths in integrated payments, e-commerce and traditional merchant offerings, the combined company aims to enable commerce through a unified and global product suite that is in-store, online, mobile, multi-currency, and spans geographies.