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Deals and Moves: Nov. 20


Car rental acquisition, distribution center opening, mobile payment partnership.


Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc., in Park Ridge, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Tulsa-based Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. for approximately $2.5 billion in cash after gaining approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission last week.

Vienna, Va.-based regional parcel carrier LaserShip Inc. announced Monday it has opened a 23,000-square-foot distribution center in East Rutherford to optimize its same-day delivery efficiency for e-commerce and product supply businesses.


Mobile payment applications provider Charge Anywhere LLC, in South Plainfield, announced Monday it has formed a partnership with Colombia-based payment processor Redeban Multicolor S.A. to deploy its mobile payment platform that will allow small and midsized businesses in Colombia to accept electronic transactions via smartphones.