Fiserv Buying First Data in $22 Billion Deal to Build Fintech Scale

American Banker, Jan. 16, 2019–John Adams (subscription)
Fiserv will acquire First Data in an all-stock deal with a value of about $22 billion that will combine two of the financial services industry’s largest technology and processing companies. Fiserv shareholders will own almost 58%t of the combined company, with First Data’s shareholders holding the rest.