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Visa statement on an attempt of DOJ to block acquisition of Plaid

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THe FINANCIAL — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) issued the following statement regarding its planned acquisition of Plaid: “Visa strongly disagrees with the Department of Justice (DOJ), whose attempt to block Visa’s acquisition of Plaid is legally flawed and contradicted by the facts. This action reflects a lack of understanding of Plaid’s business and the highly competitive payments landscape in which Visa operates. The combination of Visa and Plaid will deliver substantial benefits for consumers seeking access to a broader range of financial-related services, and Visa intends to defend the transaction vigorously.  As we explained to the DOJ, Plaid is not a payments company. Visa’s business faces intense competition from a variety of players – but Plaid is not one of them. Plaid is a…

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Visa statement on an attempt of DOJ to block acquisition of Plaid

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THe FINANCIAL — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) issued the following statement regarding its planned acquisition of Plaid: “Visa strongly disagrees with the Department of Justice (DOJ), whose attempt to block Visa’s acquisition of Plaid is legally flawed and contradicted by the facts. This action reflects a lack of understanding of Plaid’s business and the highly competitive payments landscape in which Visa operates. The combination of Visa and Plaid will…