Nexi Purpose

Scale, capabilities and proximity to drive progress

Who we are

We are The European PayTech with scalecapabilities and proximity to provide the simplest, fastest and safest payment solutions to People, Businesses and Financial Institutions.

We come from the merger and integration of the biggest European players in the digital payments market and are now present in more than 25 countries, representing 65% of overall European consumption.


in Acquiring for number of merchants served and overall transaction value handled


in Processing for number of payment Cards managed and total transaction value processed


in annual investments in Technology and Innovation

We help our customers pay and accept digital payments through a complete and personalised range of simple, intuitive and secure solutions.

We offer Banks, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, large international Corporations, Institutions and Public Administrations a complete range of innovative solutions for digital payments in both card‑present and card‑not‑present acceptancee-commerce and multi-channel solutions

Nexi, The European Paytech

Our Purpose

We drive progress by simplifying transactions and by empowering people and businesses to enjoy closer relationships and prosper together.

Nexi at a glance

~2.4 m


~160 m



Top Financial Institutions


Payment specialists

~€ 300m

Annual total IT & Innovation Spend


of European consumption

Although closing of Nexi/SIA Transaction has not occurred, data consider the post-Nexi/SIA Transaction scenario.
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Our Ambition

We want to shape the way people pay and businesses accept payments, by offering to our customers the most innovative and reliable solutions, thanks to our scale and the competence and energy of our people. 

We will drive the transition to a cashless Europe by making every payment digital because it is simpler, faster and safer for everyone.


Nexi, The European Paytech

We strongly contribute to Europe’s digitalisation, managing our business in a sustainable way and with great attention to the environment, as well as to a transparent governance and to society

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Our history

The successful combination of technologies and competences that creates The European PayTech leader.

Nexi Group
Nexi and Nets join forces to create The European PayTech leader, a strategic combination to offer future-proof innovative payment solutions across the entire payment ecosystem.

Nexi's transformation path

NEXI - 2020
Acquisition of Intesa Sanpaolo Acquiring Business. Nexi and Nets deal is signed in November.
NEXI - 2019
Nexi is listed on Borsa Italiana on the 16th of April.
NEXI - 2018
Acquisition of Carige Acquiring Business
NEXI - 2017
Nexi comes from the merger of ICBPI and CartaSi. It closes the acquisition of the Acquiring business of Deutsche Bank and MPS, and the acquisition of Bassilichi and its subsidiaries.
CARTASI & ICBPI - From 2015 to 2016
Acquisition of Setefi in 2016. In 2015 change of the Shareholding Structure with Bain Capital, Advent, Clessidra.
ICBPI - from 2006 to 2014
Acquisition of C-Card in 2014, Siteba in 2012, and ICBPI in 2009. In 2008 Seceti is acquired and Equens Italia is incorporated. In 2006 CIM Italia is incorporated and Key Client Cards & Solutions and Helpphone are acquired.
CARTASI - 1985
CartaSi was founded as a brand of Servizi Interbancari, an initiative of ABI, 16 credit institutions and 4 central banks.
ICBPI - 1939
ICBPI (Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane) was established on the initiative of six Italian cooperative banks.

Nets' transformation path

Nets - from 2018 to 2020
Under Hellman & Friedman's ownership, Nets has undergone significant transformation and investments resulting in accelerated growth of its core business, both organically and through strategic M&A which started with the acquisition of Concardis in 2018. This has expanded Nets' footprint into fast-growing payments areas like Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Poland. The commercial focus has been on merchant services, establishing a strong e-commerce exposure and proposition, issuing processing and developing innovative digital payment products.
Nets - from 2016 to 2017
In September 2016 the company listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange and continued its growth journey becoming a leading Nordic payments provider. After one and a half years Nets was taken private by a consortium led by Hellman & Friedman.
Nets - from 2014 to 2015
Nets was acquired by Advent International, Bain Capital and ATP in July 2014 from the Danish and Norwegian bank owners. Under private equity ownership Nets transformed into a cost-effective, market-oriented regional payments provider, quickly expanding in the Nordics organically and through selective M&A.
Nets was formed as a joint venture company from the merger of Denmark’s PBS and Norway’s BBS.
BBS was established from the merger of Bankkort and Bankgirosentralen, the largest payments services provider in Norway.
PBS was founded as a joint undertaking by a pool of Danish banks.