Private investment company KleinPartners
Capital Corp has acquired Hypercom’s businesses in Spain and
the UK.

The new company, which has been renamed Spire
Payments, will retain all of its Spanish and UK management teams as
well as nearly 200 staff and existing premises. The new business
has the exclusive sale rights to Hypercom’s range of Optimum and
Artema Modular products in the UK and Spain.

Former president of Hypercom EMEA, Kazem
Aminaee, has been appointed head of the Spire Payments. He said:
“I’m committed to ensuring that our existing and future customers
continue to receive the very best products, service and support as
well as our new and competitive solutions in the future.”

With offices across Spain and UK, and some of
Europe’s top financial and retail organisations as clients, Spire
Payments has been involved in electronic payments for the past 30

The company holds to be committed to providing
best-in-class products and services incorporating the highest
levels of security at a competitive total cost of ownership.