Cicero Facilitates Strategic Acquisition: GPS Capital Markets Joins Forces with Corpay


What to consider

We are delighted to announce a significant milestone in the journey of GPS Capital Markets, a leader in corporate foreign exchange services. GPS has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Corpay, Inc. (NYSE: CPAY), a prominent global provider of employee expense management and corporate payments solutions. Cicero is proud to have played a pivotal role as the strategic advisor throughout this transformative process.

A Strategic Partnership

At Cicero, our mission is to empower businesses to navigate complex transactions and achieve their strategic goals. From the outset, we partnered closely with GPS Capital Markets to provide comprehensive support in this high-stakes acquisition. Our collaboration was rooted in a shared vision of growth and innovation, and we are thrilled to see this vision come to fruition.

Our Role

Our involvement spanned the entire lifecycle of the transaction, ensuring that every aspect was meticulously managed and aligned with GPS’s objectives. Our key contributions included:

  1. Transaction Strategy Development: Crafting a strategic roadmap that aligned with GPS’s long-term goals and positioned them as an attractive acquisition target.
  2. Due Diligence Management: Conducting thorough due diligence to identify opportunities and mitigate risks, ensuring a robust foundation for the transaction.
  3. Transaction Structuring and Negotiation: Structuring the deal to maximize value and negotiating terms that aligned with GPS’s strategic interests.
  4. Communications Strategy: Developing a communication plan to effectively convey the strategic benefits of the acquisition to stakeholders, ensuring transparency and alignment.

A Seamless Transition

Our holistic approach, from pre-LOI to post-SPA signing, was designed to facilitate a seamless transition. We worked hand-in-hand with GPS Capital Markets to navigate the complexities of the acquisition process, providing expert guidance and support at every step. The result is a strategic partnership that positions GPS for continued success as part of Corpay Cross-Border, enhancing their capabilities in currency risk management, hedging solutions, and international payment automation.

Looking Ahead

This acquisition is a testament to the power of strategic collaboration. GPS Capital Markets and Corpay together represent a formidable force in the corporate payments and foreign exchange markets. We are confident that this partnership will unlock new opportunities and drive significant value for both companies and their clients.

At Cicero, we are proud to have been a part of this journey and look forward to continuing to support GPS Capital Markets as they embark on this exciting new chapter. Our commitment to providing strategic advisory services that drive real results remains unwavering, and we are excited to see the positive impact of this acquisition on the industry.

Congratulations to GPS Capital Markets and Corpay on this remarkable achievement. We are honored to have contributed to this successful outcome and look forward to witnessing the continued growth and success of GPS as part of the Corpay family.

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