Deluxe Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Deluxe has acquired 23 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Deluxe’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired First American Payment Systems for $960M. Deluxe has acquired in 10 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (30%) and business services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 4

Deluxe Corp. (Deluxe)

3680 Victoria Street North,
Shoreview, Minnesota 55126
United States,
(651) 483-7111
www.deluxe.com

Deluxe offers a diversified range of products and services to businesses of all sizes. The Company's products and services include customized checks and forms, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design. Deluxe was formed in 1915 and is based in Shoreview, Minnesota.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 15 2 2 - - 1 20
vol $1.1B $205M $93M $960M $2.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
First American Payment Systems L.P. 2021-04-22 960M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fort Worth, Texas · www.first-american.net
Deluxe Financial Services LLC 2021-01-05 - Divestiture
Shoreview, Minnesota · www.deluxerewards.com
First Data Corp. - Remittance Processing Business 2018-08-16 93M USD Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
LogoMix, Inc. 2018-05-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.logomix.com
RDM Corp. 2017-02-13 5M USD Add-on Acquisition
Waterloo, Ontario · www.rdmcorp.com
First Manhattan Consulting Group LLC 2017-01-06 200M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.fmcg.com
Datamyx LLC 2015-10-19 160M USD Add-on Acquisition
Boca Raton, Florida · www.datamyx.com
Wausau Financial Systems, Inc. 2014-10-23 90M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mosinee, Wisconsin · www.wausaufs.com
Destination Rewards, Inc. 2014-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Boca Raton, Florida · www.destinationrewards.com
VerticalResponse, Inc. 2013-07-26 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.verticalresponse.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
VerticalResponse, Inc. 2013-07-26 Roost Shared Storage, Inc. 2017-03-07 1
San Francisco, California · www.verticalresponse.com San Francisco, California · www.roost.com
Hostopia.com, Inc. 2008-06-19 Aplus.net 2009-07-09 1
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.hostopia.com Overland Park, Kansas · www.aplus.net
Hostopia.com, Inc.    - Luxmovera - Customer Assets 2008-04-28 1
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.hostopia.com , New Jersey

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 6 (30%) 122M (5%) - -
Business Services 4 (20%) 143M (6%) - -
Software 3 (15%) 183M (8%) - -
Information Technology 2 (10%) 965M (41%) 1 (100%) -
Information Services 2 (10%) 160M (7%) - -
Marketing 2 (10%) 787M (33%) - -
Media 1 (5%) - - -
Total 20 $2.4B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 18 2.4B 1 -
  Florida 3 254M - -
  California 3 45M - -
  Minnesota 2 - 1 -
  Texas 2 960M - -
  Massachusetts 2 587M - -
  Georgia 2 93M - -
  Wisconsin 1 90M - -
  Utah 1 28M - -
  New York 1 200M - -
  Maryland 1 98M - -
Canada 2 5M - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 5M - -
Domestic 18 (90%) 2.4B (100%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (10%) 5M (< 1%) - -
Total 20 $2.4B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Cherry Tree Companies LLC
9
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Petsky Prunier LLC
1
Legal Deals
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.9B
< $100M 7 $453M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest First American Payment Systems L.P.
$960M (2021-04-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
5 (25%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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