Merchant Portfolio Buyer

PAYMENTS TECHNOLOGY & ACQUIRING ADVISORY

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How Integrated POS and Infrastructure Increases Acquirer Valuations

How Integrated POS and Infrastructure Increases Acquirer Valuations

It’s not difficult to see the appeal of modern systems for business as it has become a critical component for any business in the merchant world. POS systems have evolved to do far more than payment processing, offering a wide array of features that include essential business functions like real-time reporting, inventory management, and improvements…

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Who Owns the Merchant Relationships in My Merchant Portfolio? What Does This Mean for My Business?

Who Owns the Merchant Relationships in My Merchant Portfolio? What Does This Mean for My Business?

In the bankcard industry, there is one question that to this day still has a very complicated answer: who owns the merchant relationships in a portfolio? The answer isn’t straightforward because there are no clear guidelines in places that apply to all situations. Sometimes a bank might own the relationship, while it could be an…

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How do Agent Relationships Affect the Value of My Merchant Portfolio?

How do Agent Relationships Affect the Value of My Merchant Portfolio?

When considering merchant portfolio valuation, acquirers and sellers tend to focus on the risk factor, the size of the portfolio, or the type of merchants in it. However, many fail to account for another significant element: the relationships between agents and the merchant accounts they service. This factor can be more complex to evaluate, as…

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How do Large Merchants Affect the Value of My ISO or Merchant Portfolio?

How do Large Merchants Affect the Value of My ISO or Merchant Portfolio?

When you want to expand your merchant portfolio, you should evaluate all factors that could affect your portfolio valuation. One such factor that many fail to account for properly is merchant size. Contrary to popular belief, large merchants can affect your portfolio’s value. To understand why that’s the case, you need to evaluate the impact…

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