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Worldline enables customers of Swiss health insurer Sanitas to manage their insurance claims using mobile and digital payment functionality

Zurich, 04. December 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has announced the roll-out of a bespoke recurring payment solution for Swiss insurance companies. The system provides insured people with a method to manage their insurance claims via the insurance’s mobile app or online portal.

04Dec.2019

Worldline successfully processes record number of electronic payments on Black Friday in Belgium

Brussels, 2 December 2019 - Black Friday - a commercial event that originated in the United States and is now well-known in Belgium - is growing in popularity every year. This is reflected in the statistics: on Friday 29 November, Worldline, the European market leader in payment and transaction services, processed a record number of 10,432,103 electronic transactions in both in-store and online. This is an increase of 25% compared to a normal Friday (22/11).

03Dec.2019

Worldline’s Digital Doorman now watches over the Siemens electric motor factory in Congleton, UK.

Bezons/London, 26 November 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the successful go-live of its IIoT Solution WL Digital Doorman at the Siemens site in Congleton. This unique cyber-security platform ensures fully secured and transparent machine access management for vendors and service staff.

26Nov.2019

Worldline’s e-Payments Challenge presents winners and smart new solutions to solve the payment challenges of tomorrow

Bezons/Frankfurt, 25 November 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, proudly announces the winners of its e-Payments Challenge 2019, the industry’s unique hackathon that speeds up the innovation-to-business cycle. The competition showed an extraordinary level of professionalism amongst the Fintechs and produced spot-on solutions to a multitude of industry challenges. Best examples are OneVisage that won the Grand Jury award and Cloudasset, awarded with a special prize.

25Nov.2019

Taking the strain of PSD2 off banks: equensWorldline bank clients successfully obtained exemption from the fall-back mechanism for XS2A dedicated interface

Utrecht, 19 November 2019: equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payments and transactional services industry, is proud to announce that the company has successfully supported several banks in obtaining exemption from the fall-back mechanism required under PSD2. These include Credit Europe Bank N.V., Banque de Neuflize OBC, Banque CPH and vdk Bank. The exemption, which saves the banks significant investment and resources for setting up a contingency solution, was granted as a result of their use of equensWorldline’s Digital Banking Platform.

19Nov.2019

Communication from Worldline’s Board of Directors on evolution in Company’s corporate governance

Bezons, November 18, 2019 Following Atos SE partial disposal of its minority stake in Worldline and the decision of SIX Group AG to enter into an equity collar transaction related to part of its holding in Worldline and according to the provisions of the shareholders agreement entered into between Atos SE and SIX Group AG, the Board of Directors held on November 15 slightly adjusted its composition by transforming one position of director designated upon proposal of Atos SE into a censor position.

18Nov.2019

Alipay and Worldline to enable mobile payment in Europe for tourists from all over Asia

Munich/Zurich, 14 November, 2019 – Alipay, a globally leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, and Worldline, the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry, announced the expansion of their long-lasting partnership today. The partnership aims to broaden the acceptance of Asian payment wallets across Europe.

14Nov.2019

Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline to offer Crypto Payments Acceptance in Switzerland

Zurich, 8 November 2019: Worldline, [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, and Bitcoin Suisse, the oldest and largest crypto financial-services company in Switzerland, have signed a letter of intent for a partnership to offer cryptocurrency payment services to Swiss merchants and consumers both in-store and in web-shops. The cooperation will leverage the existing nationwide payments infrastructure of SIX Payment Services, which is part of Worldline since the end of 2018, and the cryptocurrency expertise and experience of Bitcoin Suisse to make payments with cryptocurrencies a reality across a wide range of businesses and industries.

08Nov.2019

Worldline integrates WeChat Pay, giving Swiss merchants and the tourism sector the ability to serve 800 million new customers

Zurich, November 6, 2019 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is adding WeChat Pay to its payment solution in Switzerland. Visitors from China can now pay using their smartphone in Switzerland just as easily as they can at home.

06Nov.2019
30Oct.2019

Communication from Worldline’s Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Worldline acknowledged the resignation of Mr. Thierry BRETON as Chairman of the Board, with immediate effects, following the announcement by the presidency of the French Republic of its proposal to submit the candidature of Mr. Thierry BRETON as Commissioner representing France in the European Commission.

25Oct.2019

Worldline, the digital partner of the Under the Pole III expedition, is making its WL Media e-Archiving solution available to the UTP ecosystem to host all the expedition’s media content

Bezons, October 24, 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services is making the WL Media e-Archiving solution available to the Under The Pole expedition to host all its media content securely on a single platform. The solution will allow the content to be delivered to directors and all those involved in the Under The Pole III program around the world to help improve knowledge and protect ocean waters.

24Oct.2019

Very solid third quarter 2019 revenue

Bezons, October 23rd, 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announced its revenue for the third quarter of 2019.

23Oct.2019

Following its first assessment by Robeco SAM, Worldline obtained an ESG score of 67/100 thus joining the TOP10 most performant companies in CSR

Bezons, October 22, 2019 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has announced that for its first submission in the DJSI index, it entered directly into the TOP 10 leaders of its sector with a score of 67/100.

22Oct.2019

Worldline improves its position by becoming the 4th leading company of the Software and Services industry based on Sustainalytics assessment

Bezons, 7 October, 2019 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, announces that it has gained one place in the Sustainalytics ranking and became the 4th out of the 229 companies assessed in the Software and Services industry. For the second year in a row, Sustainalytics has recognised the company’s leadership in sustainability-related matters by giving an overall ESG score of 78/100.

07Oct.2019

With Worldline’s and Conduent’s assistance, Île-de-France Mobilités is launching a ticketless smartphone solution for the Navigo pass as part of its ambitious Smart Navigo modernization program

Bezons, 1. October 2019 - The consortium that consists of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in the payment and transaction services, and Conduent, was selected by Île-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) to build the central ticketing system as part of its Smart Navigo Ticketing Modernization Programme. Alongside IDFM’s other technical partners, the consortium has now delivered the first building block to give passengers in the Ile-de-France (Paris) region access to smartphone-based tickets. Initially, the service will be rolled out for users of Samsung smartphones and for smartphone users on the Orange network. Shortly thereafter, all Android smartphones with NFC functionality will be able to use the service.

01Oct.2019

Completion of the acquisition of the 36.4% minority stake in equensWorldline

Bezons, September 30 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces the completion of the acquisition of the 36.4% minority stake in equensWorldline.

30Sep.2019

Worldline enables UnionPay and Alipay acceptance at over 20 POS terminals in the Duty Free stores at Budapest Airport, thus catering for the needs of the growing number of Chinese travellers at over 20 airports across Europe

Bezons 30. September 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the introduction of its acquiring services for the Chinese’s favourite payment brands at Budapest Airport. This is the first Alipay acceptance location in Hungary and the second collaboration of Worldline with Heinemann Duty Free after the launch of Alipay at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in January 2018.

30Sep.2019

Worldline launches its e-Payments Booster Program for Start-ups and Fintechs at the e-Payments Challenge in Frankfurt, thus enriching its value proposition for newcomers.

Frankfurt/Bezons, 18 September 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the launch of its e-Payments Booster Program to support Start-ups and Fintechs with easy access to payments. With this move, Worldline demonstrates its strong commitment to supporting the development of the Fintech community by applying a true collaborative approach.

18Sep.2019

equensWorldline launches first ever browser-based strong customer authentication solution, covering all user devices

Utrecht, 13 September 2019 – equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext : WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, introduces the first browser-based strong customer authentication solution to the market and is now able to support banks in offering a frictionless universal strong customer authentication solution adapted to each user profile. With this development, banks now also have a strong customer authentication solution for users who are not equipped with a mobile device.

13Sep.2019

Worldline announces the success of its inaugural € 500 million senior bond issuance

Bezons, September 11th, 2019 - Worldline (Euronext Paris: FR0011981968), the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry announces that it has priced its 5-year senior bond issuance for a total of € 500 million. The coupon is 0.25% and the yield is 0.35%.

11Sep.2019

Worldline to host the e-Payments Challenge for the second time to design the future of payments

Frankfurt, 10. September 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to host the “e-Payments Challenge 2019” which will take place in Frankfurt, Germany from 17th to 19th September. Following the success of the inaugural event in Paris, France last year, this year’s large-scale gathering will once again bring together Fintech start-ups, Worldline experts and industry leaders to co-innovate and shape the future of payments.

10Sep.2019

Making 3D Secure 2.0 and PSD2 happen: Worldline processed the first live transactions with Strong Customer Authentication for European merchants

Bezons, 9. September 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the readiness of its Acquiring and E-Commerce platforms with respect to the mandatory processing of transactions according to the new 3D Secure 2.0 standard. With live transactions performed for European retailers, e.g. in the retail sector, digital services and ticketing. Worldline proves its capabilities to support merchants in meeting the demanding new requirements of PSD2 - which officially come into effect on 14 September 2019.

09Sep.2019

S&P Global Ratings assigns a BBB / Stable rating to Worldline

Bezons, September 4th, 2019 - Worldline (Euronext Paris: FR0011981968), the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry announces it has been assigned a BBB long-term issuer credit rating with a stable outlook by S&P Global Ratings.

04Sep.2019

Worldline wins contract extension with PayPal and facilitates mobile payments in Latin America

Bezons, 2. September 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the extension of its contract with PayPal for an additional 3 years. Under the terms of the agreement, Worldline will continue to facilitate mobile payment processing in Brazil and Mexico, thus supporting the tremendous growth of mobile payments in Latin America.

02Sep.2019