Worldline is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide. With its global reach and its commitment to innovation, Worldline is the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and third-party acquirers as well as public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies in all sectors. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain, fostering their business growth wherever they are. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Financial Services and Mobility & e-Transactional Services include domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, both in-store and online, highly-secure payment transaction processing, a broad portfolio of payment terminals as well as e-ticketing and digital services in the industrial environment. In 2020 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of 4.8 billion euros.

SIX Payment Services has been part of Worldline since the end of 2018. The tailor-made solutions from SIX Payment Services include a broad portfolio of payment terminals and the acceptance and processing of national and international payments with credit, debit and prepaid cards as well as the smartphone. Together with the industry solutions from SIX Payment Services, Worldline also serves the specific needs of customer segments such as the travel, hotel and restaurant industry, the vending machine business as well as e-commerce and omni-channel merchants throughout Europe.

In October 2020, Worldline the European market leader and the world's number four in payment and transaction services, acquired Ingenico and PAYONE as part of the Ingenico Group.

PAYONE is the leading payment provider in Germany and Austria. In stationary shops, mobile or online – PAYONE helps merchants and service providers address the challenges of cashless payment. As a full-service payment provider, PAYONE ensures quick, easy and reliable digital payment processes. PAYONE develops customised solutions for all industries and sizes of companies according to the highest security standards.

The pioneering omni-channel concepts from PAYONE help merchants provide their customers with omni-channel shopping experiences. In doing so, PAYONE is pursuing the objective of enabling integrated payment via all touchpoints.

PAYONE processes 3.8 billion transactions a year for more than 260,000 customers. Furthermore, with its more than 1,600 employees at six locations, the company also delivers many value-added services, which extend far beyond the traditional payment business.

PAYONE is a joint venture of Worldline and the DSV Group (Deutscher Sparkassenverlag). The company works for prestigious global brands and small and medium-sized businesses throughout Europe, such as Deutsche Bahn, Rossmann, PUMA, home24 and Sansibar.

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