Waitr Closes ProMerchant, Flow Payments and Cape Cod Merchant Services Acquisitions

August 26, 2021

LAFAYETTE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2021-- Waitr Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WTRH) (“Waitr” or the “Company”), a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery, today announced the Company has completed the asset acquisitions of payment processing companies ProMerchant, Flow Payments and Cape Cod Merchant Services, three players in the merchant processing solutions space.

“The acquisition of these innovative payment companies is part of our growth strategy to offer a full suite of payment processing services to our current base of restaurants and any restaurant in the future,” said Carl Grimstad, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Waitr. “Our goal is to be able to offer a suite of payment services to our ecosystem partners, including loyalty programs, gift cards, payment processing, and merchant lending. We view these acquisitions as an important step in pursuing this strategy and we believe this could lead to significant growth for Waitr in the future,” concluded Mr. Grimstad.

About Waitr Holdings Inc. 

Founded in 2013 and based in Lafayette, Louisiana, Waitr operates an online ordering technology platform, providing delivery, carryout and dine-in options. Waitr, along with Bite Squad and Delivery Dudes, connect local restaurants and grocery stores to diners in underserved U.S. markets. Together, they are a convenient way to discover, order and receive great food and other products from local restaurants, national chains and grocery stores. As of June 30, 2021, Waitr, Bite Squad and Delivery Dudes operate in small and medium sized markets in the United States in over 900 cities.

About ProMerchant, Flow Payments and Cape Cod Merchant Services

ProMerchant, Flow Payments and Cape Cod Merchant Services guide small to mid-sized merchants in both retail and ecommerce industries in facilitating the entry into payment processing solutions. Some of the services offered are payment processing, gift card, loyalty programs and more.

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Source: Waitr Holdings Inc.