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Paystone Acquires Canadian Payment Services, Making Paystone Canada’s Largest Bank Independent Payments Provider

Paystone | January 27, 2022

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Paystone announces the acquisition of Canadian Payment Services (CPS), one of the fastest growing providers of Canadian merchant services. This acquisition is the sixth addition to Paystone’s burgeoning portfolio of acquisitions, having acquired five other businesses in the past two years including Montreal-based DataCandy and Vancouver-based NiceJob.

“This is the largest acquisition we’ve made to date in relation to both new revenue and clients,” explains Tarique Al-Ansari, CEO at Paystone. “Additionally, we’re also excited to provide additional value to CPS merchants through Paystone’s proprietary product and service offerings.”

In addition to providing payment processing services, Paystone offers a wide range of SaaS products including gift and loyalty, reputation marketing, and marketing automation.

Over the years, Paystone has shown their great commitment to serve Canadian small and medium sized businesses. We are happy to turn our customer base to Paystone so they can continue to receive the highest level of customer care as well as be able to grow their business via new value added products proprietary to Paystone.”

Simon Lobanov, Managing Director at CPS.

With the acquisition of CPS, Paystone now services over 35,000 locations across Canada and the United States which collectively process over 10 billion dollars a year in bankcard volume. As Paystone continues to aggressively grow in service, offering, and revenue, the business is looking to add over 100 new employees by the end of 2022.

About Paystone
Paystone is a leading North American payment and software company redefining the way merchants engage their customers and grow their businesses. The company's seamlessly integrated suite of automated payment processing, customer loyalty, gift card solutions, and now reputation marketing, is used by brands such as Irving Oil, The Source, Global Pet Foods, Kernels Popcorn, and many of the MTY Food Group's restaurant brands. Paystone's solutions are used at over 35,000 locations across Canada and the United States which collectively process over 10 billion dollars a year in bankcard volume. The fintech company employs over 150 employees and serves as the technology partner of choice for hundreds of partners across North America.

About Canadian Payment Services
Canadian Payment Services (CPS) is one of the fastest growing providers of Canadian merchant services, which includes Credit Card and Interac Processing, Gift Card and Loyalty Programs, and Business Cash Advance. With over 55 years of combined experience in the merchant services industry, CPS has served over 10,000 merchants.

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Having introduced his extensive background in PSD2 and Open Banking, Michael went on to demonstrate that PSD2 is part of a much larger trend to open up banking and the finance community. Its goals are to enhance competition, promote customer convenience and to facilitate innovation impacting all aspects of payments.


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