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EVO Payments acquires payment gateway Anderson Zaks

Source: EVO Payments

EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) (“EVO”), a leading global provider of payment technology integrations and acquiring solutions, announced today the acquisition of Anderson Zaks Limited (“Anderson Zaks”), a leading UK-based omnichannel payment gateway.

Founded in 1997, Anderson Zaks enables card acceptance through its relationships with leading independent software vendors (ISVs) across the UK, Ireland, and Continental Europe. The gateway, which supports most leading POS terminal devices, drives payment acceptance for merchants in key retail verticals, including hospitality, pharmacy, venues, ticketing, and general retail, among others. Anderson Zaks currently services the ticketing needs of some of the UK’s most renowned music, cultural, and sporting events for digital payment acceptance.

“We are very pleased to announce the acquisition of Anderson Zaks, which will expand our tech-enabled payment capabilities and broaden our ISV network in the UK and across Europe,” stated Darren Wilson, EVO’s President, International. “As we continue to grow our European ISV business, we will leverage Anderson Zaks’ proprietary integrations to better service our existing merchants and to sign new merchants interested in adopting tech-enabled payments.”

“We are very excited to be joining EVO’s international organization to be able to offer our leading gateway solutions to EVO’s extensive customer base across Europe,” added Iain High, CEO, Anderson Zaks. “As a result of the acquisition, our merchants will also benefit from access to EVO’s proprietary capabilities, resulting in a more seamless payments experience for their businesses.”

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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