Digital Payments
for a Trusted World

Worldline is a global leader in secure payments and trusted transactions. We are at the forefront of the digital revolution that is shaping new ways of paying, living, doing business and building relationships that pass on trust along the entire payments value chain, enabling sustainable economic growth. Our innovative solutions, rooted in a rock-solid technological base, are environmentally friendly, widely accessible and support social transformation.

 

Our company purpose

We design and operate leading digital payment and transactional solutions that enable sustainable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies. 
We make them environmentally friendly, widely accessible and support social transformation.

What matters to us

Want to know what makes Worldline tick? Find out why we embed trust, security and sustainability in all our leading solutions. Discover how Worldline is leading the way to the future of payments.

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Our societal responsibility

What makes Worldline the industry leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Find out how we strive to put sustainability at the top of our agenda, in everything we do.
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c.€250M
spent in R&D

c.€3.7BN
2021 revenue

c.18,000
Worldliners

40+
Countries

Our history of leading payment innovation

Since we won the world’s first contract for bank card transactions back in 1973, we have been pioneers in the transformation of transactions. Every year we invest about €250 million in innovation and deepen our partnerships with innovative players from across the global payment ecosystem. 

   
 

2022

We acquire Axepta Italy and Eurobank merchant acquiring activities. We sell our terminals activities to Apollo Funds.

2021

We acquire Cardlink, and Handelsbanken card acquiring activities. We launch TRUST 2025, our CSR programme.

2020

Worldline welcomes Ingenico
Creating a new world-class leader in payment services.

 

2019

Our carve-out from Atos establishes Worldline as an independent pure player in digital payments and transactions. €2.3 bn turnover

 

2018

We build a strategic partnership with SIX and acquire SIX Payment Services. 11,000+ people and presence in 30+ countries

 

2017

We acquire First Data Baltics, Digital River World Payments, MRL Posnet and Diamis

 

2016

We acquire Equens and PaySquare and form an alliance with Komercní banka. We launch TRUST 2020, our CSR program

 

2014

We are listed on the French stock market

 

2013

We become Worldline, 7,100 people, €1.1 billion turnover and presence in 17 countries

 

2006

We acquire Banksys and BCC (Bank Card Company)

 

2004

We become Atos Worldline, 2,500 people, €400 million turnover

 

1990's

We create internet payment solutions & internet transactional services

 

1980's

We pioneer online services

 

1973

We win the first ever contract for bank card transactions

   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
               

Specialised solutions delivered through dedicated global business lines


 

Merchant Services

Energising commerce with advanced payment services 

Financial Services

Engineering the most trusted and advanced payment processing solutions 

Mobility & e-Transactional Services

Bringing payment and regulation expertise to new markets

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Our executive team

Bringing together deep and broad expertise, the Executive Committee develops and implements Worldline’s strategy.

Its members are committed to ensuring that the highest levels of service quality, added value and trust are an integral part of all the Group’s projects for the benefit of clients, shareholders, employees and other stakeholders.

Our corporate governance ›

Our Executive Committee ›

Gilles Grapinet
Chief Executive Officer

Marc-Henri Desportes
Deputy CEO

Global presence with a strong local expertise

World map of our global presence

Europe

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary 
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • The Netherlands
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  •  

Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • New-Zealand
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  •  

Americas

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Mexico
  • United States of America