Total payments industry deals worth $4.3bn were announced globally for March 2022, with the $575m acquisition of Finaro being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

  • Embed this chart

    Embed this chart into your website

    Copy and paste the image source into your website to display the chart.

The value marked a decrease of 21.2% over the previous month of $5.39bn and a drop of 42.2% when compared with the last 12-month average of $7.35bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 6.10% with 77 deals in March 2022 when compared to the last 12-month average of 82 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $1.88bn in March 2022.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

payments industry deals in March 2022: Top deals

The top five deals accounted for 40% of the overall value during March 2022.

The combined value of the top five deals stood at $1.7bn, against the overall value of $4.3bn recorded for the month.

The top five payments industry deals of March 2022 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Shift4 Payments $575m acquisition deal with Finaro

2) The $360m private equity deal for 49% stake in Prisma Medios de Pago by Advent International

3) Bain Capital Ventures,BlackRock,Galaxy Digital,Greycroft Partners,Industry Ventures Fund IV,Owl Rock Capital,Senator Investment Group,Thirty Five Ventures,Torch Capital and TPG Capital $300m venture financing deal with Acorns Grow

4) The $245m venture financing of FattMerchant by Blue Star Innovation Partners,Greater Sum Ventures and HarbourVest Partners

5) First American Financial,Foundry Group,Mauricio Umansky,National Association of Realtors,Night Shyamalan and RRE Ventures $220m venture financing deal with Knockaway