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2017 annual results

Bezons, February 20, 2018 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announced its 2017 annual results.

20Feb.2018

Worldline digital partner of the polar expedition Under The Pole III

Bezons, February 1st, 2018 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, pushes the boundaries of innovation by becoming the digital partner of the Under The Pole III polar expedition supported by Explore. This third adventure of the Under the Pole expedition series is dedicated to an underwater exploration of the deep ecosystems of the "Twilight Zone". Worldline offers Under The Pole its highly secure virtual hosting solutions, available in real-time, to accelerate scientific research.

01Feb.2018

Worldline delivers e-commerce solution for Brussels Airlines in India where electronic payments have doubled since last year

Brussels, 22 January 2018 – The European carrier Brussels Airlines, which extended its operations to India in March 2017 with a non-stop flight between Brussels and Mumbai, has selected Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European market leader in payments and transactional services, to develop an e-commerce solution for Indian passengers. As electronic payments have doubled in India since last year, the possibility to book and pay flights online is a direct answer to a growing demand in the Indian market and will contribute to boosting the Indian and Belgian economies, while encouraging tourism and trade between the heart of Europe and India.

22Jan.2018

PSD2 – a goldmine of opportunities

Bezons, January 18, 2018 – On January 13 the Revised Payment Services Directive, PSD2, came into force across the EU. On this occasion, Worldline’s CEO Gilles Grapinet speaks in a new interview about the huge opportunities for banks, large retailers, and fintechs with PSD2, and especially points out that the banks need to realise that only complying with the PSD2 can lead to missing out on 90% of the potential offered by the new directive.

18Jan.2018

Contract extension: equensWorldline is ING-DiBa's preferred partner for card business

Frankfurt, 9. January 2018 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, and ING-DiBa are extending their partnership to the end of 2020. equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline specializing in payment transactions, handles the technical processing of more than two million Visa debit cards and supports the bank in implementing its comprehensive digital banking strategy.

09Jan.2018

Worldline Iberia is part of SOCIALCARE, an innovative project to improve the quality of life of the elderly in their homes

Madrid, 20th December 2017 – Worldline Iberia is participating in SOCIALCARE, an innovative project to improve the quality of life of the elderly in their homes with the help of sensors. In collaboration with a consortium of European partners, and with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda within the framework of the European Active and Assisted Living Program (AAL), SOCIALCARE is a new paradigm in care and well-being systems, in which volunteers and service providers use the most advanced technologies to conjointly support the management of the independent lives of the elderly in their homes.

20Dec.2017

Worldline's Mobile Acceptance solution chosen by Transilien, the renowned SNCF-owned suburban railway service, to manage the payment and regularization of tickets on-the-go

Bezons, 19 December 2017. Worldline [Euronext: WLN], Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services,has been selected by Transilien for its Mobile Acceptance solution to manage the payment and regularization of tickets on-the-go. Already installed on c. 100 terminals, the solution will be deployed in the first half of 2018 on 300 terminals.

19Dec.2017

Worldline, payment and digital services leader, to recruit more than 1,500 people across the world to support its growth

Bezons, 13 December 2017 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transaction services sector, is recruiting more than 1,500 people across a wide range of business areas, including digital banking, IoT, health, e-commerce and transport.

13Dec.2017

Worldline strengthens its leading position in sustainability, moving up two positions in the Gaïa Index’s TOP 10

Bezons, November 29th, 2017 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has been once again recognized for the transparency of its extra-financial information and its outstanding performance regarding sustainability matters by moving up 2 positions in the Gaïa Index’s TOP 10 highest-rated companies. The Gaïa Index standards enable the assessment of listed medium-sized companies’ extra-financial performance and provide financial analysts with a reference tool to support their socially responsible investment (SRI) decisions.

29Nov.2017

Worldline, an initial partner in Visa Ready for Transit programme

Bezons, November 27th, 2017 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, is one of the first companies globally to participate in Visa’s new Visa Ready for Transit programme. The partnership will drive the growth of Digital Ticketing through Open Payment technology in the transport market.

27Nov.2017

Worldline announces the completion of the acquisition of the Indian payment service provider MRL Posnet

Bezons, October 27th , 2017 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces the completion of the agreement to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of MRL Posnet, for a consideration up to c. 6.5 billion Indian rupees (approximately € 84 million), representing a transaction multiple based on the 2017 estimated OMDA a bit below Worldline’s current trading OMDA multiple. The transaction is financed by the available cash of Worldline.

27Oct.2017

Worldline is committed to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

Bezons, October 24th, 2017 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has committed to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a universal, global and inclusive action and roadmap launched by the United Nations (UN) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity and peace for all by 2030, after releasing its first UN Global Compact Communication on Progress,. Through its sustainable solutions and its value chain, Worldline is involved in achieving the 17 SDGs, however the company has decided to concentrate its efforts on the 5 most relevant SDGs for its organization and its business activities.

24Oct.2017

Third quarter 2017 revenue

Bezons, October 23rd, 2017 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announced its revenue for the third quarter of 2017.

23Oct.2017

C&A opts for Worldline’s YOMANI terminals

Frankfurt, 12 October 2017 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has installed its YOMANI payment terminals in all German stores of international fashion house C&A. As of the end of August, all of C&A's German stores are now equipped with around 2,200 new terminals. The hardware's future-proof design, long warranty period and availability were deciding factors for C&A. In stores, the new hardware means faster transaction handling, ensured security and improved customer service thanks to card and contactless payments.

12Oct.2017

Worldline announces the completion of the acquisition of Digital River World Payments

Bezons, October 18, 2017 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces the completion of the agreement to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of Digital River World Payments (DRWP), a leading online global payment service provider from Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions.

04Oct.2017

Reinforcement of Worldline’s presence in India with the acquisition of the Indian payment service provider MRL PosNet

Bezons, October 3rd, 2017 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the share capital of one of the fastest growing payment platforms in India – MRL PosNet, a technology-led, integrated merchant acquiring solutions provider, for a consideration up to c.€ 89 million, representing a transaction multiple based on the 2017 estimated OMDA a bit below Worldline’s current trading OMDA multiple. The transaction is financed by the available cash of Worldline.

03Oct.2017

Worldline leads the European Commission’s Bloomen Project on Blockchain

Bezons, Barcelona, 2 October 2017 – Worldline [Euronext:WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has signed the Bloomen Project’s Grant Agreement, named “Blockchains in the new era of participatory media experience”, with the European Commission.

02Oct.2017

Worldline integrates Lyf Pay in its online payment solution WL Sips

Bezons – 29 September 2017: Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader and a global player in the payments and transactional services industry, is now making the Lyf Pay wallet available to its merchants. Since 18 May 2017, Lyf Pay has been offering an innovative and secured multi-service mobile payment application for customer relationship management.

29Sep.2017

Worldline awarded by Banque & Innovation 2017 for its WL Trusted Interactions and WL Authentication Process Management solutions developed by subsidiary equensWorldline

Paris, 26 September 2017 – During the Banque et Innovation 2017 Awards, held on 19th September, equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader and key player in the payments and transactional services industry, was awarded two prizes for its WL Trusted Interactions and WL Authentication Process Management solutions.

26Sep.2017

equensWorldline NFC mobile payment solution soon to be available to Postbank customers

Frankfurt am Main, 22/09/2017 – From September 2017, Postbank will offer its customers the option to pay with their smartphones using NFC technology. The bank is one of the first on the German market to introduce Visa credit card payments based on Host Card Emulation (HCE) technology. Postbank will use the mobile payment solution created by equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN] that specialises in payment transaction processing. Postbank customers will soon be able to pay with their Android smartphones at all Visa contactless terminals.

22Sep.2017

Worldline has been once again rewarded with the Gold level from EcoVadis for its outstanding extra-financial performance, thus confirming the company’s leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Bezons, September 22 2017, Worldline receives for the second year in a row the Gold recognition level from EcoVadis, an independent extra-financial rating agency, for its strong CSR performance and its long-term commitment to sustainable development.

22Sep.2017

Partnership between Pathé, Atos (Worldline) and Hiventy to set up a digital platform for film conservation

Paris, September 13, 2017 Pathé, Worldline [Euronext: WLN], subsidiary of the Atos group, and Hiventy are entering into a partnership in order to set up a highly secured archiving system dedicated to preserving and exploiting films stored in digital formats.

13Sep.2017

Three major banks in the Netherlands select equensWorldline as infrastructure provider for Instant Payments

4 September 2017 – Bezons, Worldline [Euronext:WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry announces that its subsidiary, equensWorldline SE, was selected by three major banks in the Netherlands as their infrastructure provider for Instant Payments. This collaboration facilitates the next step in the process of realizing a real-time payment system. In Europe, several preparations are being made for Instant Payments, but the pace and the method vary per country. The Netherlands is one of the first countries that started the development of these real-time payments.

04Sep.2017

Worldline chooses PAY.ON’s Payment Gateway to extend the reach of its international acceptance

Munich/Paris, 25 March 2014 - The integration into the PAY.ON Payment Gateway facilitates Worldline the immediate access into a high-performance payment gateway, the processing of transactions in more than 100 countries,and access to more than 350 payment providers and 150 payment brands over a single API. With this enriched geographical coverage, Worldline will be able to even better satisfy the growing needs of its customers, currently spread in 17 countries, and leverage their business globally: Worldline clients can now easily connect to a wide range of foreign acquirers and payment methods for processing of local payment transactions worldwide.

28Aug.2017

Whitbread and Worldline sign new contract for Business Account Card services at Premier Inn

London, 27 July 2017 – Worldline, European leader in the payment and transactional services industry, announces a new three-year deal with Whitbread to continue providing Business Account Card services at its Premier Inn hotels and restaurants. The contract extension is valued at £16.7m.

27Jul.2017