DURANGO — A high tech start up with its origins in Durango now ranks among the largest credit card processing companies in the world.
Real estate can be a force for good, and that’s exactly what real estate developer, Brinkman, is trying to do with their recent achievement of B Corp Certification. After over a year of rigorous testing of their social and environmental practices, Brinkman earned certification last week.
Vantiv, originally Mercury Payment Systems when created, has purchased London-based Worldpay for $11 billion, according to a report in the Durango Herald.
The company, situated on the banks of the Animas River in south Durango, is now known as Worldpay Inc. (NYSE: WP). It processes in excess of 40 billion transactions a year in 146 countries, according to the Herald.