Mercury Payment Systems

Matt Taylor, leader at Durango tech giant Worldpay, to retire

Don’t call it a retirement, call it a new chapter in life. Matt Taylor, the 44-year-old Durangoan who has led a “fairy tale” life becoming perhaps the most significant player in diversifying...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Major Durango employer Worldpay purchased by FIS

A bout of mergers and acquisitions in the financial-services industry continues to put Durango’s best-known and most successful startup through a revolving door of ownership changes. Last week,...

DATE: April 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Mercury, Vantiv, Worldpay: From Durango to London, what’s in a name?

Vantiv’s purchase of Worldpay, a British-based firm, is but the latest chapter for one of Durango’s largest employers, which started life as a spunky startup in the electronic payment industry,...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Vantiv acquires London ecommerce firm

Vantiv Inc.’s $11 billion acquisition of British-based Worldpay Group sets up an opportunity for the company to take integrated electronic payments born and developed in Durango globally. Matt...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vantiv could settle class-action lawsuit for $52M

Vantiv Integrated Payments could pay $52 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that claims the company charged customers unauthorized and marked-up fees. Businesses in Ohio, California and...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vantiv, with Durango office, named nation’s top payment processor

Vantiv on Thursday was named the top payment processor in the country. The company, that has its second-largest office in Durango, processed more debit and credit transactions than any other...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vantiv donates to Fort Lewis College computer engineering program

Fort Lewis College’s new computer engineering program, set to start in the fall, got a financial boost from Vantiv this week. Vantiv, a payment-processing company, donated $25,000 to the degree...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Economic development chief Ed Morlan retiring

Silverton Mountain, Mercury Payment Systems, Zuke’s Pet Treats and Steamworks Brewing Co. are just a few of the businesses the Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Police respond to hoax at Vantiv

A caller claiming a woman was chasing someone into the Vantiv building with a gun proved to be a hoax Tuesday morning. Durango Police officers and La Plata County Sheriff’s deputies cleared the...

DATE: May 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

A salute to Mercury

When Mercury Payments System was launched some 15 years ago by brothers Marc and Jeff Katz, it was probably inevitable that even though it was flourishing one day Mercury would become part of a...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Mercury takes on parent company’s name, Vantiv

After being purchased almost two years ago, Mercury is dropping its name and rebranding itself Vantiv Integrated Payments, which incorporates the name of its parent company, Vantiv. The...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

How we make purchases is changing

Paying with a credit or debit card is changing, hopefully for the better. In the coming months, consumers will be receiving new cards with chips that will protect both the cardholder and...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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