Advised TCV on its acquisition of Retail Merchant Services, a leading provider of omni-channel payments solutions
Feb 2017
  • Sector: Digital Banking & Payments
  • Deal Type: Founder-led Businesses; Private Equity Deals
  • Engagement type: Buyside
  • Size: <$200m

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to TCV on its acquisition of Retail Merchant Services (RMS).

Headquartered in Milton Keynes, UK, RMS is an award-winning payment services company. Founded in 2007, RMS brings affordable card payments solutions to small businesses which are often overcharged and under-served by the banks. RMS’s offerings range from credit and debit card payment machines and online payments to accepting payments over the phone. RMS provides its services to over 45,000 SMEs across the UK and Ireland today.

The acquisition and associated investment by TCV will support RMS’s next phase of growth and continued innovation in payment services for its merchant customers.

This transaction demonstrates Arma Partners’ strong expertise in the payments sector and our outstanding track record of delivering strategic advice to private equity.