FIS Finalizes Acquisition of SunGard

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based giant will now have over 55,000 employees and $9.3 billion in revenue.

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FIS completed its purchase of SunGard.

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), a provider of banking and payments technology solutions based in Jacksonville, Fla., has completed its acquisition of SunGard, the fintech giant based in Wayne, Pa.

The completed deal means that FIS now has more than 55,000 employees and $9.3 billion in revenue. 

The acquisition, which was first announced in August, was is reported to be funded with a combination of cash and stock that valued SunGard at $9.1 billion, including the assumption of its debt. 

According to the announcement, FIS will repay SunGard’s existing debt today, excluding the firm’s senior notes, which will be redeemed on December 1.

“This acquisition creates one of the broadest sets of technology assets and market expertise in the industry, and allows FIS to present new opportunities to our existing client base as well as to financial services markets that we have not historically served.” said Gary Norcross, president and CEO of FIS, in a statement. 

 

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