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A Year Into His Own Merger, Worldpay’s CEO Offers Advice to Fiserv And First Data

Feb 26, 2019

The global processor Worldpay Inc. is beating its own expectations in knitting together the assets combined in the huge merger of Vantiv Inc. and Worldpay plc and is looking to make more acquisitions this year, top executives said Tuesday.

Speaking to stock analysts to discuss Cincinnati-based Worldpay’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results, chief executive Charles Drucker also had some words of advice for Fiserv Inc. as it looks to swallow First Data Corp. in what will be an even larger industry merger than the big Worldpay deal, which closed 13 months ago. “We do have a close eye on that,” Drucker said.

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