Visa Europe was acquired by Visa on November 2, 2015

Financial Services Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, financial services ranked 9 in number of deals in 2015. The largest financial services acquisition in 2015 was Visa Europe - which was acquired by Visa for $23.9B.

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Visa Europe Ltd.

1 Sheldon Square,
London, W2 6WH
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7937 8111
www.visaeurope.com

Visa Europe is a payments technology business owned and operated by member banks and other payment service providers from 38 countries. Its members are responsible for issuing cards, signing up retailers and deciding cardholder and retailer fees. Visa Europe is the largest transaction processor in Europe, responsible for processing more than 18 billion transactions annually. There are more than 500 million Visa cards in Europe, and €1 in every €6 spent in Europe is on a Visa card. Since 2004, Visa Europe has been operating independently of Visa Inc. and incorporated in the UK, with an exclusive, irrevocable and perpetual license in Europe. Both companies work in partnership to enable global Visa payments in more than 200 countries and territories.


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