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WSJ News Exclusive | NCR in Talks to Buy Cardtronics

“NCR Corp. is in talks to buy Cardtronics PLC , according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to snatch it away from a pair of investment firms including private-equity giant Apollo Global Management Inc . that earlier agreed to buy the ATM operator. Cardtronics said Thursday it had received an unsolicited bid worth $39 […]
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Tech

JPMorgan Held Talks With Postal Service About Leasing Space for ATMs

“JPMorgan Chase & Co. approached the U.S. Postal Service earlier this year about a deal to place ATMs in some of its locations. The exploratory conversations are still preliminary and began before the coronavirus pandemic swept the nation, according to JPMorgan spokeswoman Trish Wexler. The talks were initiated by the bank’s real estate team as […]
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Tech

Crooks Have Acquired Proprietary Diebold Software to “jackpot” ATMs

“Diebold Nixdorf, which had sales of $3.3 billion from ATM sales and service last year, is warning stores, banks, and other customers of a new hardware-based form of “jackpotting,” the industry term for attacks that thieves use to quickly empty ATMs. The new variation uses a device that runs parts of the company’s proprietary software […]
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Global

CaixaBank Rolls Out Facial Recognition ATMs Across Spain

“Spain’s CaixaBank is to deploy ATMs equipped with facial recognition technology nationwide “with the goal of offering a better user experience and greater security in transactions, particularly in the context of Covid-19”. “The system is the first launched by a financial institution on a global level that allows users to withdraw money by simply recognising […]
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Deals

Brink’s Acquires Non-branch ATMs From AIB

“Brink’s has agreed to buy more than 500 remote ATMs from Allied Irish Bank. The agreement comes about a month after AIB and Bank of Ireland put their non-branch ATMs on the market.  “Expanding our offerings to include full-service management of ATM networks aligns with our strategic goals,” Doug Pertz, president and CEO of Brink’s, […]

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Tech

Fiserv Expands Surcharge-free MoneyPass ATM Network to Capital One Customers

“Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, announced today a new agreement with Capital One that will offer customers secure, convenient, surcharge-free access to their funds at thousands of ATMs across the nation. The agreement will add more than 1,500 Capital One ATMs at Capital One branches, […]
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Deals

Cardtronics Enters into Definitive Agreement to be Acquired for $35.00 per share by Funds Affiliated with Apollo Global Management and Hudson Executive Capital

“Cardtronics plc (Nasdaq: CATM) (“Cardtronics” or the “Company”), the world’s largest ATM owner/operator, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with funds (the “Apollo Funds”) managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”) and Hudson Executive Capital LP (“Hudson Executive”) to be acquired for […]
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Systems

Payment Alliance International Adds Bitcoin to Cash Capabilities

“Payment Alliance International ( PAI ), the U.S. leader in ATM portfolio management tools and services, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with B4U Financial to better serve liquidity needs of the fast-growing cryptocurrency market. PAI’s nationwide fleet of ATMs will be equipped with BitLoad4U (B4U) capabilities, including the ability to redeem […]
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Tech

NCR Introduces a New Digital First ATM Platform

“NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a banking software and services leader, announced today the release of NCR’s next-generation ATM software platform, NCR Activate Enterprise NextGen. Available now in the United States, the Activate Enterprise NextGen ATM platform makes it easier and faster to offer new digital services through the ATM by integrating physical and digital for […]
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Companies

Cardtronics Allpoint+ ATMs Now Enabling Customers to Add Cash to Their Amazon Balance With Amazon Cash

“Cardtronics , the world’s largest ATM operator, today announced that Amazon customers can now complete Amazon Cash transactions at more than 400 cash-accepting Cardtronics ATMs in the U.S. The ATMs, part of the Allpoint+ Network of surcharge-free deposit-taking ATMs for Allpoint members, operate card-free, allowing Amazon customers to add cash to their Amazon Balance to […]