Fiserv to acquire Pittsburgh-based Pineapple Payments

Fiserv Inc. corporate headquarters in Brookfield
Fiserv Inc. corporate headquarters in Brookfield
Brookfield-based fintech company Fiserv, Inc., a provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Pittsburgh-based Pineapple Payments. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Frank Bisignano

Founded in 2016, Pineapple Payments is a provider of payment processing, proprietary technology and omni-channel payment acceptance solutions for integrated software vendors and small- and medium-sized businesses. The company currently serves more than 25,000 merchants.

“With Pineapple Payments already operating as a key distribution partner of Fiserv, we expect to accelerate the delivery of new and innovative capabilities to a host of new merchant clients,” said Frank Bisignano, president and chief executive officer of Fiserv. “Together, we will provide omni-channel payments technology and services to enable merchants to maximize the potential of electronic payment processing. We look forward to welcoming Pineapple Payments to the Fiserv family and continuing to provide the best-in-class solutions and service that merchants and their customers expect.”

“Pineapple Payments’ mission is to add value to the payments experience through simple, secure and scalable solutions. Based on our existing relationship, we believe Fiserv is the ideal partner to take that mission to the next level and beyond,” said Brian Shanahan, chief executive officer of Pineapple Payments.

“With the scale and expertise of Fiserv, we will make commerce even easier and more accessible in a variety of different segments. We look forward to our talented teams working together as we set a higher standard of service for our clients,” added Jon Halpern, president of Pineapple Payments.

The transaction is subject to customary approvals and closing conditions and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

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