Deluxe - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Deluxe M&A Summary

Deluxe has acquired 24 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

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 (29%) and business services (20%).

Deluxe Business Overview

Where is Deluxe headquartered?

Deluxe is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

What is Deluxe’s revenue?

Deluxe disclosed revenue of 2,238M USD for 2022 and 2,022M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Deluxe have?

Deluxe has 5,746 employees.

What sector is Deluxe in?

Deluxe is a business services company.

When was Deluxe founded?

Deluxe was founded in 1915.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 4

Deluxe

Deluxe Corp.

801 South Marquette Avenue,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
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 incorporated in 1915 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 19 - 1 - 1 - 21
vol $1.4B $960M $2.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 1 1 - - 2
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HostPapa, Inc. 2023-01-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Burlington, Ontario · www.hostpapa.com
Hostopia Australia 2022-03-08 - Divestiture
Sydney, Australia · www.hostopia.com.au
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
View All >>

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 (29%) 122M (5%) 1 (50%) -
Business Services 4 (19%) 143M (6%) - -
Information Technology 3 (14%) 965M (41%) 1 (50%) -
Software 3 (14%) 183M (8%) - -
Information Services 2 (10%) 160M (7%) - -
Marketing 2 (10%) 787M (33%) - -
Media 1 (5%) - - -
Total 21 $2.4B 2 -

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 3 5M - -
  Ontario 2 5M - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
Australia - - 1 -
Domestic 18 (86%) 2.4B (100%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 3 (14%) 5M (< 1%) 1 (50%) -
Total 21 $2.4B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Cherry Tree Companies LLC
9
Goldman Sachs
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)
24%
5 (24%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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