SIX Payment Services and BNP Paribas Fortis launch a new and innovative offer in payment terminals and acquiring services for merchants

Zurich/Brussels, 18 September 2014: BNP Paribas Fortis and SIX Payment Services (SIX) are entering into a unique partnership, targeted to servicing merchants of all sizes and industries in Belgium. BNP Paribas Fortis and SIX will be providing merchants with comprehensive payment solutions, from payment terminals to acquiring services. It is the intention to be the first real alternative in the Belgian market for Bancontact/Mister Cash (BC/MC). BNP Paribas Fortis will leverage the model that SIX has developed for banks who wish to extend their services into the acquiring business.