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Analysts at Mizuho updated their deal model for electronic payment company Vantiv Inc.'s (VNTV) $10 billion purchase of Worldpay Inc. (WDDYF) , giving the deal a "neutral" rating.

Vantiv shares were down 1.8% to $59.52 in early market trading Thursday. 

The firm estimates that the combined entity will generate total revenue and total pre-synergy EBITDA of $3.7 billion and $1.66 billion, respectively.

Mizuho said that it would maintain its $65 price target on the company and "Neutral" rating until the deal officially goes through, which represents a 17.8 multiple over expected future earnings.

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