Spanish lender CaixaBank has agreed to acquire the issuing and acquiring businesses of Banco BPI for a total of €113m.
The acquisition of the issuing business was conducted through CaixaBank Payments, a subsidiary of CaixaBank. CaixaBank said that the deal, valued at €53m, will not affect its consolidated balance sheet or its capital ratios.
The acquisition of the acquiring (point of sale) business was conducted through Comercia Global Payments, where CaixaBank holds a 49% stake.The deal, valued at €60m, is expected to have a positive immaterial impact on the consolidated balance sheet, results, and capital ratios of CaixaBank.
Both the transactions are subject to regulatory nod.