Tuesday October 27, 2020

New jobs for Galway as EML buys PerfectCard: Chief executive to stay on after €6 million deal

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

21st October, 2018
Norma Carty, chief technology officer of PerfectCard, with Nikki Evans, its chief executive Picture: Shane O’Neill

The sale of the Wicklow fintech business PerfectCard to the Australian payment solutions firm EML is to result in new jobs for Galway, which will become EML’s global innovation hub.

Under the terms of the deal, which has secured Central Bank approval, EML has acquired 74.86 per cent of PerfectCard for €6 million.

PerfectCard’s founder Nikki Evans, who set the business up in 2006, will stay on as chief executive and will assume responsibility...

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