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NZ mobile specialist acquired

New Zealand mobile payments specialist M-Com is to be acquired by US firm Fiserv. M-Com has been a Fiserv partner since 2008. The two companiesworked together on developing Mobile Money, a Fiserv application for financial institutions. M-Com CEO Adam Clark and all employees of M-Com will join Fiserv. A statement from Fiserv annuoncuing the buy reads: "Fiserv will have the ability to integrate M-Com mobile banking and payment technology into current product offerings, as well as leverage that technology for transformative new solutions. "Current M-Com clients will benefit from Fiserv's digital banking and payments expertise, deep resources and ongoing investments in mobile financial services. M-Com won last year's Tuanz Telecommunications Innovation Award. The financial terms of the acquisition weren't disclosed.