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FT Partners Advises Planet Payment on its ~$250,000,000 Sale to Fintrax

Overview of Transaction

  • On October 26, 2017, Planet Payment (NASDAQ: PLPM) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Fintrax Group for $4.50 per share in cash
  • Headquartered in New York, Planet Payment is a leading provider of international payment processing and multi-currency processing services
  • Planet Payment provides services in 23 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, North America, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, primarily through its 76 acquiring bank and processor customers
  • A portfolio company of Eurazeo since 2015, Fintrax Group is a leader in multi-currency digital payment processing, providing international shoppers, merchants, partner banks and acquirers with easy, fast and reliable services

Significance of Transaction

  • The acquisition of Planet Payment will expand Fintrax‚Äôs ability to serve global customers, particularly in the U.S., Canada, the Middle East, Latin America, China and South East Asia

FT Partners' Role

  • FT Partners served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Planet Payment and its Board of Directors
  • This transaction underscores FT Partners' successful track record generating highly favorable outcomes for leading FX / International Payments companies