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FleetCor Acquires Assets of NovoPayment in Mexico

March 12, 2012 at 8:30 AM EDT

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2012-- FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a global provider of fuel cards and specialized payment services to businesses, today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Mexican assets of NovoPayment’s subsidiaries Tebca and Servitebca. With this acquisition, FleetCor will increase the size of its fuel and food card client portfolios in Mexico.

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, NovoPayment is a leading provider of prepaid card programs in Latin America, with operations in Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, and Mexico. Operating locally as Tebca and Servitebca, the company has been serving clients in Mexico since 2009.

Anabel Perez, NovoPayment’s president and chief executive officer remarked, “While we believe the Mexican prepaid card market has tremendous potential, we have made the strategic decision to focus NovoPayment’s efforts on our service provider business. We are very pleased to be working with FleetCor on this transaction, and believe that Tebca and Servitebca’s Mexican clients and employees will find a great organization with FleetCor.”

Ron Clarke, FleetCor’s chairman and chief executive officer commented, “We are delighted to announce this deal with NovoPayment, as we continue to execute on our strategy to expand our position in ’emerging’ payment markets.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and the strategic acquisition will not have a material impact on FleetCor’s financial results.

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About FleetCor

FleetCor, The Global Fleet Card Company, is a global provider of fuel cards and specialized payment services to businesses. FleetCor's payment programs enable businesses to better control employee spending and provide card-accepting merchants with a high volume customer base that can increase their sales and customer loyalty. FleetCor, with operations in North America, Latin America and Europe, serves commercial accounts across the globe. For more information, please visit

About NovoPayment

NovoPayment is a leading prepaid card service provider and program manager in Latin America. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Miami, Florida, the company develops and operates comprehensive turnkey programs through its local, in-region subsidiaries, partnering with banks, mobile phone operators, utilities, government agencies and entities, retail chains, micro-financing institutions, and consumer goods and services companies. All programs are backed by widely accepted brands like MasterCard®, Maestro®, Visa® and Visa Electron®. For more information, please visit

Source: FleetCor Technologies, Inc.

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