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Selling Your ATM Portfolio – What Buyers Are Looking for Today

As with any business, ATM owners and operators (IADs) get started with one purpose in mind: to make money. They might purchase a few machines, find suitable locations and eventually grow their efforts into a full-time money-making operation. Yet despite the business acumen and go-getter attitude needed to get started, many business owners fail to consider is an exit strategy. In fact, one of the most asked questions from ATM operators is: what is my business worth? Valuation, sale and and how to profitably exit are often a mystery. Triton sat down with Jeff Sosville of ATM Brokerage to pick his brain about portfolio valuation, the state of the market and the variables involved when purchasing or selling an ATM business.

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Is It Time to Redesign Card Technology for ATMs

The oldest challenges in the ATM industry are the security of cash inside the machine and the guarantee that the withdrawer is genuine.

Whereas the magnetic stripe has been used for a long time, EMV chip and PIN is now commonplace in the ATM industry for withdrawals in the U.K. and Europe. But the fact that EMV is not truly global as yet means that fraud can continue to take place.

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Upgrading POS devices and ATMs to EMV

The problem without a solution. The coming train wreck. No way out. These are but a few of the descriptions being bandied about by ISOs, increasingly frustrated by small merchant unwillingness to upgrade both POS devices and ATMs to EMV.

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