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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

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

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

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
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 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
03Feb.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

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

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 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 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 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 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 Digital Doorman now watches over the Siemens electric motor factory in Congleton, UK.

Bezons/London, 26 November 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the successful go-live of its IIoT Solution WL Digital Doorman at the Siemens site in Congleton. This unique cyber-security platform ensures fully secured and transparent machine access management for vendors and service staff.

26Nov.2019

Worldline’s e-Payments Challenge presents winners and smart new solutions to solve the payment challenges of tomorrow

Bezons/Frankfurt, 25 November 2019 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services, proudly announces the winners of its e-Payments Challenge 2019, the industry’s unique hackathon that speeds up the innovation-to-business cycle. The competition showed an extraordinary level of professionalism amongst the Fintechs and produced spot-on solutions to a multitude of industry challenges. Best examples are OneVisage that won the Grand Jury award and Cloudasset, awarded with a special prize.

25Nov.2019

Taking the strain of PSD2 off banks: equensWorldline bank clients successfully obtained exemption from the fall-back mechanism for XS2A dedicated interface

Utrecht, 19 November 2019: equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payments and transactional services industry, is proud to announce that the company has successfully supported several banks in obtaining exemption from the fall-back mechanism required under PSD2. These include Credit Europe Bank N.V., Banque de Neuflize OBC, Banque CPH and vdk Bank. The exemption, which saves the banks significant investment and resources for setting up a contingency solution, was granted as a result of their use of equensWorldline’s Digital Banking Platform.

19Nov.2019

Communication from Worldline’s Board of Directors on evolution in Company’s corporate governance

Bezons, November 18, 2019 Following Atos SE partial disposal of its minority stake in Worldline and the decision of SIX Group AG to enter into an equity collar transaction related to part of its holding in Worldline and according to the provisions of the shareholders agreement entered into between Atos SE and SIX Group AG, the Board of Directors held on November 15 slightly adjusted its composition by transforming one position of director designated upon proposal of Atos SE into a censor position.

18Nov.2019

Alipay and Worldline to enable mobile payment in Europe for tourists from all over Asia

Munich/Zurich, 14 November, 2019 – Alipay, a globally leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, and Worldline, the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry, announced the expansion of their long-lasting partnership today. The partnership aims to broaden the acceptance of Asian payment wallets across Europe.

14Nov.2019

Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline to offer Crypto Payments Acceptance in Switzerland

Zurich, 8 November 2019: Worldline, [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, and Bitcoin Suisse, the oldest and largest crypto financial-services company in Switzerland, have signed a letter of intent for a partnership to offer cryptocurrency payment services to Swiss merchants and consumers both in-store and in web-shops. The cooperation will leverage the existing nationwide payments infrastructure of SIX Payment Services, which is part of Worldline since the end of 2018, and the cryptocurrency expertise and experience of Bitcoin Suisse to make payments with cryptocurrencies a reality across a wide range of businesses and industries.

08Nov.2019

Worldline integrates WeChat Pay, giving Swiss merchants and the tourism sector the ability to serve 800 million new customers

Zurich, November 6, 2019 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is adding WeChat Pay to its payment solution in Switzerland. Visitors from China can now pay using their smartphone in Switzerland just as easily as they can at home.

06Nov.2019
30Oct.2019