Payment Experts For
Financial Services

Born in Consumer Finance, Acquired is the only custom built payment solution engineered with a deep understanding of the unique challenges the Consumer Finance industry faces.

The Acquired intelligent gateway enables increased conversions, a seamless user experience, vastly improved collection rates, greater automation with the dispute management solution and the ability to fully reconcile your payments world with the Perfect Reconciliation tool.

With easy to implement technology, a dedicated team and a deep understanding of the industry, Acquired provides a world-class, award winning customised payment solution.

The Acquired payment gateway is built to optimise merchant card collections for consumer finance businesses in the UK and Europe. Acquired allows UK and European consumer finance merchants to securely process Visa, Mastercard and American Express payments via web, mobile and a virtual terminal with improved collections and automation.

Management team

  • Greg Cox

    Gregory Cox

    Chairman & CO-FOUNDER

    Greg is an entrepreneur with over 12 years’ experience running his own companies; from start-up to £60m turnover. He has operated in various industries and is now focused on the financial services sector.

  • Thy Tang

    Thy Tang

    CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER

    Thy is a self-made, serial entrepreneur with CTO experiences ranging from founding small companies and startups to working with distributed teams in large, multinational corporations.

  • Michael Cleavely

    Michael Cleavely

    CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

    Michael is a commercially driven director with a broad track record of success in start-ups, SMEs and PLCs. He leads the commercial division at Acquired.

  • Rob Clark

    Rob Clark

    MANAGING DIRECTOR

    Rob brings over 25 years' of payment card experience. Rob worked at Visa for over 17 years' serving on the executive committee of Visa CEMEA.

  • Steve Ryan

    Steve Ryan

    OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

    Steve brings 10 years' financial services and online payments experience. Steve’s PSP experience brings a valuable bridge between technology and commercial requirements.

  • Natalie Walder

    Natalia Walder

    COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR

    Natalia served in a number of management and executive roles at Visa for over 25 years'. She is widely recognized as the best in-class for merchant on-boarding.

  • Sheswan Zhang

    Shuchun Zhang

    CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

    Shuchun is a technology and business visionary with executive and hands-on experience in automating enterprises. He has a strong record of success in creating robust IT architectures and infrastructures.

  • Richard Murphy

    Richard Murphy

    PRODUCT MANAGER

    Richard is a seasoned product and operational expert in the financial services industry and has driven many of the unique aspects of our gateway.