Cardtronics Inc a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1993 .The Company provides convenient automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines and multi-function financial services kiosks. It provides services to throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Poland, Canada, and Mexico. In the U.S., certain of its devices are multi-function financial services kiosks that, in addition to traditional ATM functions such as cash dispensing and bank account balance inquiries, perform other consumer financial services, including bill payments, check cashing, remote deposit capture, and money transfers. Under a managed services arrangement, retailers, financial institutions, and ATM distributors rely on us to handle some or all of the operational aspects associated with operating and maintaining ATMs, typically in exchange for a monthly service fee, fee per transaction, or fee per service provided. It faces indirect competition from alternative payment mechanisms, such as smart phones. The Company's principal business, ATM network ownership and operation, is subject to government (federal, state, or local) and industry regulations.