Nets - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Nets M&A Summary

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

Nets’ largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Polskie ePłatności S.A. for $456M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Nets Denmark AS - Corporate Services Businesses to MasterCard for $3.2B. Nets has acquired in 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (50%) and financial services (17%).

Nets Business Overview

Where is Nets headquartered?

Nets is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark.

What sector is Nets in?

Nets is a financial services company.

When was Nets founded?

Nets was founded in 1968.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Nets

Nets A/S

Klausdalsbrovej 601,
Ballerup, 2750
Denmark,
+45 44 68 44 68
www.nets.eu

Nets is a payments processing utility for the Nordics region. Nets connects banks, businesses, public sector organizations, merchants and consumers through an international network facilitating digital payments. Nets was founded in 1968 and is based in Ballerup, Denmark.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 5 1 - - - - 6
vol $259M $456M $716M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $3.2B $3.2B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Polskie ePłatności S.A. 2020-03-11 456M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Warszawa, Poland · www.pep.pl
Nets Denmark AS - Corporate Services Businesses 2019-08-06 3.2B EUR Divestiture
Ballerup, Denmark
Storebox ApS 2015-12-16 - Stake Purchase
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.storebox.com
Signaturgruppen A/S 2015-06-30 - Stake Purchase
Aarhus, Denmark · www.signaturgruppen.dk
Nordea Bank AB - Merchant Acquiring Business 2015-06-15 259M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden
Paytrail Oyj 2014-12-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Jyväskylä, Finland · www.paytrail.com
Payzone Nordic AB 2014-08-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.payzone.se
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (50%) 456M (64%) - -
Information Technology 1 (17%) - 1 (100%) 3.2B (100%)
Financial Services 1 (17%) 259M (36%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (17%) - - -
Total 6 $716M 1 $3.2B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Denmark 2 - 1 3.2B
Sweden 2 259M - -
Finland 1 - - -
Poland 1 456M - -
Domestic 2 (33%) - 1 (100%) 3.2B (100%)
Cross-border 4 (67%) 716M (100%) - -
Total 6 $716M 1 $3.2B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $716M
TOTAL $716M
Largest Polskie ePłatności S.A.
$456M (2020-03-11)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $3.2B
TOTAL $3.2B
Largest Nets Denmark AS - Corporate Services Businesses
$3.2B (2019-08-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Strategic(s)
33%
2 (33%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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