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All banks in Aruba now offer Instant Payments through IP-infrastructure of the Central Bank of Aruba implemented by equensWorldline

Utrecht, 5 March 2020 – Aruba’s entire banking community has switched to Instant Payments (IP) using the Clearing and Settlement Mechanism (IP CSM) of the Centrale Bank van Aruba (CBA), which was implemented by equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. The implementation of this new payment infrastructure – which is led by the CBA – is unique because the Caribbean island switched completely from traditional batch payments to instant payments. After this successful switch, all interbank payments in Aruban florin initiated in Aruba can be instantly processed 24/7/365. The IP CSM is fully compliant with international standards and ISO20022.

05Mar.2020
03Feb.2020

CREDEM prepares TARGET Consolidation with Worldline’s Payment and Liquidity solution CRISTAL

Bezons, 13 January 2020 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transactional services, is proud to announce that CREDEM, one of Italy's leading private banks, has successfully started processing Target2 payments with Worldline’s Payment and Liquidity Hub software CRISTAL. Thanks to this forward-looking move, CREDEM is well prepared for the TARGET Consolidation project initiated by the European Central Bank (ECB): the next CRISTAL version, which is delivered in June, will ensure the smooth upgrade to the future ECB TARGET platform, for the pan-European migration planned by the ECB in November 2021.

13Jan.2020

equensWorldline partners with UniCredit to manage its payments processing business in Germany and Austria

Utrecht, 27 February 2020 – equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, signed a long term strategic partnership with UniCredit, a leading financial institution in Europe. Based on this agreement, which represents - following Commerzbank - another major long-term processing contract with a leading Tier-1 Bank, equensWorldline will process all SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) payments, instant payments, multi-currency, domestic and high value payments for both financial institutions.

27Feb.2020

Estimated results 2019

Bezons, February 3, 2020 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces its 2019 estimated results.

03Feb.2020

Half-year report on Worldline SA’s liquidity contract as of December 31st, 2019

Bezons, January 15th, 2020 Pursuant to the liquidity contract entered into by Worldline SA with Rothschild & Cie Banque, as of December 31st, 2019, the following assets appeared on the liquidity account:

15Jan.2020

Leading EU-headquartered digital payments specialists launch new EU trade body: The European Digital Payments Industry Alliance - EDPIA

Brussels, 7 May 2020 – Today, Ingenico Group, Nets, Nexi, and Worldline are announcing the launch of an EU advocacy alliance bringing together Europe’s leading independent payment services providers. The “European Digital Payments Industry Alliance” (EDPIA)’s vision is for Europe to become a global leader in digital payments, which can fuel the completion of the Digital Single Market for the benefit of consumers, businesses and the public sector. It will do so by engaging in EU policy discussions impacting the EU payments sector, and by helping bring instant, secure and frictionless payments closer to EU citizens, businesses, and public bodies.

07May.2020

Postponement of Worldline’s 2020 Annual General Meeting

Bezons, April 7th, 2020. Due to the exceptional circumstances linked to the Covid-19 epidemic, the Board of Directors of Worldline has decided to postpone the Annual General Meeting initially scheduled on May 14th, 2020 to June 9, 2020. This decision, taking into account current sanitary recommendations, aims at improving the conditions for holding the Meeting.

07Apr.2020

Resilient first quarter 2020 revenue

Bezons, April 23rd, 2020 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces its Q1 2020 revenue and an update of its 2020 objectives in relation with COVID-19 context.

23Apr.2020

The 2020 Combined General Meeting of Worldline will be exceptionally held behind closed doors, without the shareholders being physically present.

Bezons, May 19, 2020 - In the evolving and exceptional context of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) and taking into account the maintenance of the state of health emergency, Mr. Gilles Grapinet (Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Worldline) to whom power has been delegated by the Board of Directors, after consultation with the Lead independent Director and in agreement with the Board of Directors, decided to exceptionally hold the Combined General Meeting of June 9, 2020 behind closed doors (à huis clos), without the physical presence of shareholders, in accordance with the applicable regulations, in particular the order n°2020-321 dated March 25, 2020 and the decree n°2020-418 dated April 10, 2020.

19May.2020

The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten contracts equensWorldline to switch to Instant Payments

Utrecht, 11 March 2020 – The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has contracted equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, to introduce an Instant Payments (IP) CSM on top of their current clearing & settlement system. This means that all interbank payments in Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire will soon be processed within ten seconds - 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. The Instant Payment transactions will be handled in Antillean Guilders and US Dollars. This makes the CBCS one of the first institutions to use a direct dual currency system and to process dollars instantly. The IP CSM will be fully compliant with international standards and ISO20022. The contract with equensWorldline will initially be for a period of five years.

11Mar.2020
25Feb.2020

Very solid year 2019

Bezons, February 19, 2020 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announces its 2019 results.

19Feb.2020

Worldline achieves a score of 88/100 by Gaïa Rating - improving its CSR performance by 6 points compared to last year

Bezons, 18 December 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in payments and transactional services, announces that it has obtained an overall score of 88/100 as part of an assessment by ESG Gaïa Rating - the rating agency that evaluates European companies on their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices.

18Dec.2019

Worldline and CashSentinel join forces to enlarge payment solution offering for WL Marketplace Payments.

Zürich/Bezons, 17 December 2019 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services and the escrow payment services provider CashSentinel have combined their expertise in order to provide a payment solution tailored to meet the complex requirements of Swiss and European online marketplaces.

17Dec.2019

Worldline brings customer experience into the spotlight at NRF Retail’s big show 2020

Bezons, 03 January 2020 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is excited to reveal its strategy to enhance consumer experience through futuristic live demos designed to help merchants and retailers feel how their customers are thinking.

03Jan.2020

Worldline chosen by Subway® as preferred provider of omnichannel payment solutions

Bezons, 19 February 2020 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has been selected to provide state-of-the art payment solutions to Subway® restaurants across Europe. Worldline’s solution includes POS and E-Commerce acceptance as well as payment terminals operating with the new NEXO retailer protocol. This sets the standards for easy interoperability with all NEXO-compliant cash registers. The roll-out is planned across multiple markets starting in 2020.

19Feb.2020

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 has been awarded “A-“rating for its first participation in the CDP

Bezons, 9 March 2020 – Worldline, [Euronext: WLN] European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, announces that it has obtained an A- rating following its first assessment by the CDP disclosure, which is recognized by the investors as the best reference rating for a company’s environmental awareness, governance and leadership to address climate change. As part of this exercise, Worldline reveals its long term Science Based Target (SBT) objectives to reduce CO2 emissions.

09Mar.2020

Worldline joins forces with fintech Meniga to boost digital customer engagement with new personalised banking features

Bezons, 15 April 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, signed a partnership agreement with Meniga, the London-headquartered fintech and provider of digital banking technology. The collaboration is aimed at increasing digital customer engagement through the creation of personalised banking features.

15Apr.2020

Worldline joins the 1st decile rank of the industry leaders in sustainability and is recognized with a prime status and B- rating from ISS

Bezons 19 May 2020 –. Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to announce that it has been recognised by a Prime Status and a B- rating from the independent non-financial rating agency ISS ESG. This announcement demonstrates improvement of its Environment Social & Governance (ESG) performance from a C+ to a B- rating in 1 year. The rating means Worldline ranks within the first decile rank of the 407 companies assessed in the Software and IT services industry, thus joining the very prestigious circle of the sector leaders in sustainability.

19May.2020

Worldline receives the EcoVadis Gold level for the fourth consecutive year with a score of 83/100

Bezons, 12 December 2019: Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to achieve "Gold" level recognition by the independent non-financial rating agency EcoVadis for the fourth year in a row.

12Dec.2019

Worldline reinforces its E-Commerce position in Eastern Europe with the acquisition of GoPay and drives its M&A roadmap further

Bezons, 23 April 2020 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in payment and transaction services, announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in GoPay, an expert player in online payments in Eastern Europe. With this acquisition, Worldline expects GoPay to further reinforce the company’s Merchant Services business and strengthen its Central and Eastern European market position. The announcement forms part of the company’s Q1 2020 financial results announcement, which also underlines Worldline’s M&A strategy.

23Apr.2020

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 YUMI wins prestigious iF Design Award 2020 as payment device of the year.

Bezons, 21 April 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to announce that YUMI, Worldline’s game-changing business facilitator for merchants, is a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, the world-renowned design prize. YUMI achieved a win in the Product discipline, Payment Terminal category.

21Apr.2020