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FT Partners Advises Cambridge on its C$900 Million Sale to FLEETCOR

Overview of Transaction

  • On May 1, 2017, Cambridge Global Payments ("Cambridge" or the "Company") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by FLEETCOR (NYSE:FLT) for C$900 million
  • Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cambridge is a leading provider of integrated, B2B cross-border payment services
  • Cambridge is one of the largest privately-owned, non-bank international payment specialists worldwide
  • FLEETCOR is a leading global provider of fuel cards and workforce payment products to businesses
  • FLEETCOR's payment programs enable businesses to better control employee spending and provide card-accepting merchants with a high volume customer base that can increase their sales and customer loyalty

Significance of Transaction

  • The acquisition of Cambridge enables FLEETCOR to enter the B2B cross-border payments market, a $145 billion global revenue market opportunity
  • Additionally, the acquisition also enhances FLEETCOR's global corporate payment capabilities, allowing FLEETCOR to pay both domestic and international AP payments for the same client

FT Partners' Role

  • FT Partners served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Cambridge in this transaction
  • This transaction demonstrates FT Partners' continued success advising leading FinTech companies and generating highly successful outcomes in the International Payments space