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Île-de-France Mobilités chooses the Worldline and Conduent consortium to build the central system of the “Smart Navigo” (Île-de-France Transport Pass)

Launched in 2016 by Valérie Pécresse, the Smart Navigo program's first objective is to make life easier for Île-de-France residents by making the most of new technologies. Smart Navigo will develop new Navigo products next year to gradually replace subway tickets with contactless methods. Île-de-France Mobilités also wants to democratize tickets’ online purchasing and to develop the use of smartphones either as a way to recharge the Navigo card (in lieu of vending machines), or directly as a validation method. Navigo will also be able to support new mobility services such as access to car parks.

17Dec.2018

SRI GAÏA INDEX: Worldline scores 87/100 and confirms a steady improvement of its extra-financial performance

Bezons, December 12th, 2018 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, announces that it has obtained a score of 87/100 as part of its evaluation by the Gaia Rating, which distinguishes the most successful French companies in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

12Dec.2018

Worldline leads at European level the M-Sec project, based on security mechanisms with multiple layers in the environment of smart cities

Madrid, 10 December 2018, Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has signed the contract for the realization of the M-Sec project - "Multilayer security technologies to guarantee smart connected cities". It is jointly financed by the research and innovation program Horizon 2020 of the European Union and by the National Institute of Information Technology and Communications (NICT) of Japan.

10Dec.2018

Contactless payment is THE trend in 2018

Brussels – 6 December 2018. Contactless payment is THE trend in 2018. This is the conclusion reached by Worldline, [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in payment and transaction services, based on electronic transaction figures – and not unduly, because the number of contactless payments has gone up sevenfold in a year’s time. In October 2017, Belgians ticked their smartphones or Bancontact bank card nearly 600,000 times against a payment terminal. In October 2018, more than 4 million such transactions were conducted. With the year-end period in sight, Worldline is, together with the leading payment schemes, encouraging consumers to pay for their Christmas shopping contactless. It is safe, fast and easy.

06Dec.2018

WORLDLINE launches the employee shareholding plan for 2018

Bezons, November 30, 2018. Worldline, European leader in the payments and transaction services industry, announces the launch of the employee shareholding plan entitled « Boost 2018 » under the framework of article L. 225-138-1 of the French Commercial Code (Code de commerce) and articles L. 3332-18 et seq. of the French Labor Code (Code du travail).

30Nov.2018

Closing of the acquisition of SIX Payment Services After approval by the Combined General Meeting of Worldline

Bezons, November 30, 2018 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services, has closed today the acquisition of SIX Payment Services as approved by its shareholders during the Combined General Meeting held today.

30Nov.2018

equensWorldline to process de Volksbank's Multi-Currency Payments

Utrecht, 28 November 2018 – De Volksbank, the fourth largest bank in the Netherlands, has chosen equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, to process its Multi-Currency Payment transactions. This step consequently follows de Volksbank’s strategy to strengthen their focus on delivering value-added services to their customers even further and move the processing of their non-euro payments to equensWorldline as a highly reliable, future-proof and efficient payments service provider. Last March the bank already selected equensWorldline as their Instant Payments Back-Office Processing partner. The contract will initially be for five years.

28Nov.2018

equensWorldline successfully launches TIPS Gateway service

Utrecht, 21 November 2018 – equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, successfully launched its TIPS Gateway service, with several internationally operating tier 1 and tier 2 banks going live in the first half of 2019. With the equensWorldline TIPS Gateway service, banks have the benefit of a single interface for Instant Payments for both the equensWorldline Instant Payments CSM and its EACHA Instant Payments Interoperability links, as well as for their connection towards the TARGET2 Instant Settlement solution offered by the Eurosystem. The launch of the TIPS Gateway service seamlessly fits with equensWorldline’s ambition to support the market in the easy and cost-effective implementation of Instant Payments.

21Nov.2018

HotelsPro, the leading online reservation platform for travel professionals, partners with Worldline and Paytrek for end-to-end payment solutions

Brussels, 5th November 2018 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction service partners with Paytrek and HotelsPro, the leading interactive and online reservation platform for travel professionals. The collaboration focuses on end-to-end payment solutions where Paytrek acts as a reseller of Worldline’s payment terminals and acquiring services, allowing travel agents and hotel customers around the world to have a secure, cost-effective and seamless booking payment solution.

05Nov.2018

Acquisition of SIX Payment Services by Worldline: Publication of the information document (Document E)

Bezons, October 31, 2018. Worldline announces the publication of the information document (Document E) in connection with the contemplated contribution by SIX Group AG of its payment services division.

31Oct.2018

Worldline ranked as a “strong performer” in Global merchant payment providers by independent research firm

Bezons, October 25th 2018, Worldline [Euronext : WLN], the European market leader in retail payment and transaction services, has been ranked among the select companies that Forrester evaluated within its Global merchant providers market analysis : “The Forrester Wave™: Global Merchant Payment Providers, Q4 2018.”

25Oct.2018

Worldline’s Combined General Meeting convened for November 30, 2018 for the closing of the acquisition of SIX Payment Services by Worldline

Bezons, October 22, 2018. Following the execution on October 18, 2018 between Worldline and SIX Group AG of the contribution agreement relating to the acquisition of SIX Group AG’s payment services division by Worldline, the Board of Directors of the Company convened a Combined General Meeting in order for Worldline’s shareholders to approve, in particular, the contribution and the issuance of shares to SIX Group AG as consideration for the contribution of their payment business.

22Oct.2018

Third quarter 2018 revenue

Bezons, October 22nd, 2018 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, today announced its revenue for the third quarter of 2018.

22Oct.2018

2018 Banque & Innovation awards

Bezons, 19th October 2018 – Worldline [Euronext : WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, won 3 awards for its WL 1-Click Card Issuing Processing et WL Mobile Intrusion Protection solutions at the 2018 Banque & Innovation fair which just took place in Paris. This event gathered banking and retail professionals to study the current trends in banking and evaluate the latest technological innovations which will impact customers.

19Oct.2018

Worldline maintains its position as one of the top 1% of the most invested companies in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Bezons, October 3rd 2018, Worldline [Euronext : WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is proud to receive, for the third year in a row, the "Gold" level awarded by the independent extra-financial assessment organization EcoVadis. With a significant 5-point progression in the global ranking, Worldline has recorded an overall score of 81/10, confirming its progress in CSR performance and its long-term commitment to sustainable development.

03Oct.2018

Co-innovation for payments

Bezons, 2nd October 2018, Worldline [Euronext : WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, rewards the fintechs CopSonic and iBilly for the solutions they created during the e-Payments Challenge which just took place in Paris from the 26th to the 28th of September. Gilles Grapinet, Worldline CEO, and Marc-Henri Desportes, Deputy CEO, handed the prizes to the winners at the end of the Challenge on Friday 28th September.

02Oct.2018

Banco BPM selects CRISTAL Instant Payments

Paris on 2018, September 24th – Banco BPM has selected CRISTAL licensed software package from Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, for the implementation of its Instant Payment platform.

24Sep.2018

Worldline delivers Tiffany & Co’s first ever luxury vending machine in the UK

London, 24th September 2018 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, has successfully delivered the first UK unattended VALINA payment terminal, the world’s first all-in-one Android-based payment terminal for contactless, chip and mag stripe transactions.

24Sep.2018

Payment co-innovation: Worldline invites Fintechs to invent together the future of payments by participating in its first e-Payments Challenge

Bezons, September 13, 2018. Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is organizing its first Hackathon the "e-Payments Challenge" which will be held in Paris from September 26 to 28. It is a large-scale event which offers fintechs the opportunity to work and co-innovate with the leaders in their industries and aims to invent the future of payments.

13Sep.2018

Availpro partners with Worldline to offer leading e-commerce and payment solutions to hoteliers worldwide

Brussels, 4 September 2018 – Availpro, Europe’s leading technology provider for hotel distribution, now cooperates with Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, to provide hoteliers with a full omnichannel solution regarding e-commerce payment services. Availpro’s hotel customers and their guests around the globe benefit from a secure and seamless booking payment solution. To name a few benefits, this partnership allows multicurrency payment and excludes any risk of double or fraudulent booking. On top of that, hotels can optimize their payment fee when direct settlement is reached.

04Sep.2018

BIT4YOU is the first Belgian exchange platform for bitcoins

Brussels, Wednesday 29 August – BIT4YOU has launched the first Belgian exchange platform for cryptoassets, of which bitcoin is the best-known example. The launch marks a new development in the world of Belgian fintech. The CEO Sacha Vandamme, a 24-year-old computer scientist, officially opened the platform today in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Digital Agenda Alexander de Croo. De Croo had the honour of performing the first transaction.

29Aug.2018

Worldline supports comdirect and Visa with contactless payment experience at beach volleyball event

Frankfurt/Main, August 29th, 2018 - Enjoy first-class sports on the beach and pay for refreshments without using cash – that's possible during an important national sports event at the end of August. In a joint project with comdirect bank AG and Visa, Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, is bringing contactless payments to Timmendorfer Strand from August 31st to September 2nd, 2018.Thousands of visitors will be able to test wearable contactless payments at all participating stalls during the event.

28Aug.2018

Buy-back program limited to 930,000 shares

Bezons, August 3rd, 2018 – Worldline SA hereby announces the implementation from August 3rd, 2018, of an irrevocable mandate with an independent financial services provider, for the purpose of buying back its shares up to a maximum of 930,000 shares until March 31, 2019, for a maximum purchase price of € 65.50 per share in accordance with the 10th resolution approved by the Combined General Meeting of May 24, 2018. These shares are intended to be delivered to beneficiaries of performance shares plans, share purchase plans or stock-option plans.

03Aug.2018

Aviation Company Primera Air partners with Worldline to innovatively process its e-commerce transactions

Brussels, July 31 2018 – Primera Air, a fast-growing Nordic low-fare long-haul airline, selected e-commerce payment services and POS terminal solutions provider Worldline as its long-term partner for its end-to-end e-commerce solutions. Both parties reached an agreement on May 23rd, the collaboration officially taking off on May 29th. The efficient and advanced partnership with Worldline allows Primera Air to keep their costs as low as possible, supporting their low-cost strategy to the fullest, while extending and improving its passengers’ payment options.

30Jul.2018

Spotify accepts new payment method in Brazil with solution by Worldline and EBANX

SWEDEN, BRAZIL, AND FRANCE, July 30, 2018 – Spotify has just released a new payment method for its users in Brazil. Now, Brazilians will be able to pay for Spotify Premium by using their debit card. The solution for Spotify to accept this payment option was developed by Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry that offers different payment solutions worldwide and EBANX, a global fintech company based in Brazil that offers Brazilian and other Latin American local payment methods to global merchants.

30Jul.2018