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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

LBBW and equensWorldline extend their long-standing partnership in SEPA payments until 2025

Frankfurt/Utrecht, 29 August 2019 - equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, announces the early renewal of its service agreement by Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW). Under the agreement, equensWorldline will provide SEPA payment services for LBBW and process more than 1 billion transactions per year.

29Aug.2019

Worldline hits a billion transactions in Belgium as electronic payments are on the rise

Brussels, 06 August 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, is proud to announce that it has reached a major milestone in the history of its Belgian business and saw a billion electronic payments processed in the first half of 2019, up 12% on the same period last year.

06Aug.2019

Worldline is official partner of the EU-funded project HELIOS and contributes to designing a new-generation social network

Bezons/Madrid, 26 July 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has been selected as a partner of the European Union-funded project HELIOS. By providing its expertise in the areas of system and privacy security and rewarding functionalities, Worldline is in the core of what is expected to become a truly European social network.

26Jul.2019

Strong success of the issuance of Bonds Convertible into New Shares and/or Exchangeable for Existing Shares (OCEANE) due 2026

Bezons, July 25, 2019 - Worldline (the “Company”) (Euronext Paris: FR0011981968), the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry has successfully placed today bonds convertible into new shares and/or exchangeable for existing shares (“OCEANE”) due July 30, 2026 (the “Bonds”) for a nominal amount of approximately €600 million by way of a placement to institutional investors only (the “Offering”).

25Jul.2019

Worldline launches an offering of Bonds Convertible into New Shares and/or Exchangeable for Existing Shares (OCEANE) due 2026 for a nominal amount of approximately €500 million

Bezons, July 25, 2019 - Worldline (the “Company”) (Euronext Paris: FR0011981968), the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry announces the launch today of an offering of bonds convertible into new shares and/or exchangeable for existing shares (“OCEANE”) due July 30, 2026 (the “Bonds”) for a nominal amount of approximately €500 million by way of a placement to institutional investors only (the “Offering”).

25Jul.2019

First Half 2019 results

Bezons, July 24, 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces its 2019 first half results.

24Jul.2019

Worldline recognized as ’Best Open Banking Provider’ for its Digital Banking Platform at the PayTech Awards 2019

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has received the ’Best Open Banking Solution Provider’ award from Ovum – the market-leading data, research and consulting expert - during the PayTech Awards 2019. We received the award in the category ‘Ovum Payment Innovation Awards’.

23Jul.2019

Half-year report on Worldline SA’s liquidity contract as at June 30, 2019

Bezons, July 3, 2019 - Pursuant to the liquidity contract entered into by Worldline SA with Rothschild Martin Maurel, as at June 30, 2019

04Jul.2019

equensWorldline becomes Eurozone’s largest processor of instant payments with Dutch launch

Utrecht, 19 June 2019 – Seven Dutch banks have recently started to introduce instant payments using the CSM (Clearing and Settlement Mechanism) system of equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Due to the large-scale launch of real-time payments in the Netherlands, equensWorldline has become the biggest processor of instant payments in the Eurozone, handling millions of instant payment transactions per week.

19Jun.2019

Worldline and equensWorldline join forces with Nordic Finance Innovation (NFI)

Utrecht, 13 June 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN] and subsidiary equensWorldline, European leaders in the payments and transactional services industry, have signed a strategic partnership with Nordic Finance Innovation (NFI), the largest fintech executive network in the Nordics. NFI, led by Chris Skinner (Chairman) and Iren Tranvåg (CEO), aims to boost Nordic innovation and collaboration trough joint Nordic and international initiatives and projects. The goal is to strengthen the position of Nordics countries within the global ecosystem.

13Jun.2019

Worldline’s e-Payments Challenge celebrates the upcoming launch of cutting-edge co-innovation. The industry’s only proprietary Hackathon goes into its second year.

Bezons/Frankfurt, 12 June 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to announce the tangible success of its international e-Payments Challenge with the upcoming launch of a bespoke service co-innovated with Accor, a multinational hospitality company, and French Fintech start-up, Billee. With this leading example of co-created value, and supported by Accor, Worldline announces the second edition of the e-Payments Challenge, taking place in Frankfurt in September 2019.

12Jun.2019

equensWorldline enables 25 banks to achieve PSD2 compliance

Utrecht, 11 June 2019 – As many as 25 banks in seven European countries have reached the first milestone for PSD2 compliance on time, via the PSD2 compliance solution and services from equensWorldline SE, European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN].

11Jun.2019

Worldline and Trapeze deliver a genuine hands-free payment solution for use on public transport

Bezons, 10 June 2019 - Worldline, the European market leader in payment and transactional services and Trapeze, a leader in intelligent transport systems, have developed a truly hands-free payment solution that allows passengers using public transport to pay for their ticket by automatically detecting their entire journey using Bluetooth.

10Jun.2019