Worldpay agrees £9.1bn merger with US rival Vantiv

Cash-and-shares offer values payments processor Worldpay at 365p per share

Payments processor Worldpay yesterday confirmed it had agreed a deal in principle to merge with US rival Vantiv in a deal worth up to £9.1bn. Under the terms of the merger, credit card giant Vantiv will offer the UK’s biggest payments processor 365p per share, equivalent to approximately £7.7bn in total. However, including debt, the deal…

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