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IBM Buys Canadian Fintech Expertus to Bolster Payments Offerings

  • Firm processes more than $50 billion in daily transactions
  • Acquisition to help IBM clients keep up with PayPal, Square
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International Business Machines Corp. bought Expertus Technologies Inc., a Canadian financial-technology firm that helps process more than $50 billion in transactions a day, to bolster its electronic-payments capabilities.

Closely held Expertus has been added to the IBM Global Business Services unit, the Armonk, New York-based buyer said in a statement Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.