Terminal Vendors Address Antitrust Suit

SAN JOSE, Calif. — VeriFone Systems here and Hypercom, Scottsdale, Ariz., two electronic payment terminal vendors that supply food retailers, said they intend to work with the U.S. Justice Department “to better understand its concerns” regarding the antitrust ramifications of their merger agreement, and assess various options for the planned divestiture of Hypercom’s U.S. business, including the possibility of a divestiture to an alternative buyer.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — VeriFone Systems here and Hypercom, Scottsdale, Ariz., two electronic payment terminal vendors that supply food retailers, said they intend to work with the U.S. Justice Department “to better understand its concerns” regarding the antitrust ramifications of their merger agreement, and assess various options for the planned divestiture of Hypercom’s U.S. business, including the possibility of a divestiture to an alternative buyer.

The Justice Department has fi

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