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Anovia Payments, LLC

Piper Sandler served as exclusive financial advisor to Anovia Payments, LLC on its announced sale to Waud Capital Partners, LLC.

Client Description

Anovia Payments is a global provider of electronic payments solutions, offering SMB merchants payment processing solutions through their proprietary technology stacks. Anovia merchant services include a full-service merchant account on a secure processing network, wide variety of payment acceptance options and compliance reporting, as well as transaction processing. Anovia Payments was founded in 2013 and is based in Irving, Texas.

Counterparty Description

Waud Capital Partners is a private equity firm founded in 1993 that partners with management teams to acquire or create platforms through control-oriented growth equity investments, industry consolidation, buyouts or recapitalizations. WCP targets services businesses in large, growing, fragmented markets within healthcare services and business and technology services. WCP has made more than 200 investments, including platform companies and follow-on opportunities. WCP closed its fourth fund in early 2016 with $1.056 billion of total commitments, and it has approximately $1.8 billion in assets under management.