May 2 - Cardtronics Inc. (Nasdaq: CATM) has announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Cardtronics USA Inc., has acquired the assets of Aptus Financial. Based in Portland, Ore., and founded in 2002, Aptus Financial provides ATM services to a nationwide fleet of 3,300 ATMs, with the vast majority owned by independent merchants. The transaction was signed and closed on May 1; terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Making ATM cash access convenient where people shop, work and live their lives, Cardtronics is at the convergence of retailers, financial institutions, prepaid card programs and the customers they share. Cardtronics owns/operates 65,900 retail ATMs in U.S. and international locales. Whether Cardtronics is driving foot traffic for America's most relevant retailers, enhancing ATM brand presence for card issuers or expanding card holders' surcharge-free cash access on the local, national or global scene, Cardtronics is convenient access to cash, when and where consumers need it. Cardtronics is where cash meets commerce.