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Worldline signs a multi-year deal with ING

Paris/Amsterdam, 30 January 2023 - Worldline, a global leader in payments services, announces the extension of a partnership with ING Bank N.V., the Dutch international bank. Worldline will handle debit and credit card issuing and processing for ING across multiple countries, based on the signed agreement for multi-year period.


Worldline recognised as Top Employer in Belgium, Europe and Asia for 2023

Brussels, 17 January 2023 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in digital payment services, is proud to announce that, besides the “Top Employer Belgium” and “Top Employer Europe” certifications, it has now been awarded with the Top Employer 2023 status in Asia-Pacific. Those certifications are granted by the Top Employers Institute, a global authority that recognises excellence in people management.


Worldline launches a new international offer for merchants, Worldline Tap on Mobile, and announces the acquisition of a majority stake in the fintech

Brussels 26 October - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, today announces the closing of the acquisition of a 55% stake in, a Warsaw-based fintech that converts Android devices into secure payment terminals. This acquisition fully embeds Worldline’s objective to provide payment solutions that are adapted to all forms of commerce and serve the business ambitions of its clients. Based on, Worldline is launching a new product internationally: Worldline Tap on Mobile.


Knab extends Back-Office Processing partnership with Worldline

Utrecht, 6 October 2022 – Knab, a Dutch online bank founded in 2012, has extended its existing partnership with Worldline. In addition to the existing Instant Payments back-office service, Worldline will now also facilitate back-office processing for handling SEPA Batch payments and multi-currency payments. The partnership has been extended for a seven-year contract


Worldline to acquire a 40% stake in Online Payment Platform B.V.

Paris, La Défense, September 29, 2022 – Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, announces an agreement for the acquisition of a 40% stake in Online Payment Platform B.V., an online Payment Service Provider with a dedicated payment solution for marketplaces and platforms.


Digital payments continue to grow

Digital payments are very popular in Belgium. More and more people are switching from coins and banknotes to their payment card or smartphone. This is the conclusion of the latest Digital Payment Barometer , a survey conducted by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel on behalf of partners Febelfin, Bancontact Payconiq Company, Mastercard, Visa and Worldline. As from the 1st of July, Belgians will be able to take full advantage of their digital payment methods, as these will be accepted everywhere in Belgium. This date is also an opportunity for the partners to once again highlight Digital Payment Day, a day dedicated to digital payments.


Due to issues experienced at an external network provider, Worldline observed as from 15.55 a progressive degradation on card authorizations for all payment methods.

As a recovery measure, Worldline ceased using the impacted network path and switched the traffic to an alternative network provider. This addressed the perturbation and we can confirm that all systems are operating again within normal operating perimeters since 16h38. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience


Worldline enters the Metaverse to bridge the gap between virtual and real worlds for commerce scenarios

Paris La Défense, 31 May 2022—Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, is proud to announce it is one of the first payments companies to enter the Metaverse with the launch of a dedicated virtual showroom. The company aims to bridge the gap between the network of virtual worlds and the real world for e-Commerce enterprises and provide its merchants with the opportunities needed to benefit fully from the incredible potential the Metaverse has to offer.


Worldline enters the Japanese merchant services market through a partnership with local NSP Vesca

Paris-La Défense, 3 March 2022– Worldline, a global leader in payments services announced its business expansion to Japan, offering credit card payment processing for merchants nationwide. An economically mature, very secure market with conservative consumer habits, Japan offers a huge growth potential for card payments.


Worldline integrates Alipay+ to enhance in-store and e-commerce payments for global merchants

Paris-La Défense, 09 February 2022 – Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide, announced the integration of Alipay+ into its global portfolio. Through the collaboration, Worldline enhance its payment offering for in-store and E-Commerce merchants across Europe, helping them to better serve customers through expanded mobile payments and other digital payment methods. Worldline is the first acquirer to enter into a full-scale multi-country integration with Alipay+.


Worldline to hire more than 5,000 talented people globally of which 200 in Belgium

Brussels, 31 January 2022 – Worldline [WLN] the European leader in payments and transactional services, is looking to recruit thousands talented people globally, of which 200 in Belgium, to continue its consolidation strategy, accelerate its technology transformation and provide its clients with the best payment offering around the globe.


Worldline and Scheidt & Bachmann launch new fuel solution for Europe

Paris La Défense, 25 January 2022 – Worldline (Euronext: WLN), the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, and Scheidt & Bachmann (S&B), a global mobility solution provider, have strengthened their partnership by deploying a new payment solution for fuel stations across Europe.


Worldline recognised as European Top Employer 2022 in 9 countries, improving last year’s performance with 4 new countries and a joint venture branch joining

Paris la Défense, 20 January 2022 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, is proud to announce that it has been awarded for the second time with the “European Top Employer” 2022 prestigious certification by the Top Employers Institute, a global authority that recognises excellence in people management.


New Card Stop number: 078 170 170

The new number 078 170 170 comes into effect today. It is a normal number that entails no additional charges. The old number 070 344 344 will remain in service for the next few years to ensure a smooth transition to the new number.


Electronic transactions record broken right before Christmas

Brussels, 24 December 2021 – After the record number of electronic transactions registered on Saturday 18 December, Worldline - the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry - registered a new record of 11.8 million electronic transactions on Thursday 23 December in brick-and-mortar and online shops, as well as a record number of transactions per minute on Friday 24 December with a peak of 22,963 transactions at 11.30 am.


Black Friday & Cyber Monday: Worldline registered new records in e-commerce during these two days, in Benelux & DACH regions

Bezons, France, 10 December 2020 - The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the growth of e-commerce across Europe and with the closure of so-called “non-essential” shops, consumers have turned to online shopping. As a result, Black Friday sales volumes have reached new heights. Worldline, the European leader in the payment and transactional services sector and number 4 on a global scale, recorded a significant increase in e-commerce transactions during the two days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping season in Benelux and DACH regions.


Worldline’s partnership with PayMyTuition opens doors for more payment options across five continents

San Francisco, 7 December 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry has partnered with PayMyTuition in its mission to simplify tuition payments for international students and the universities they attend. Worldline provides its services through Ingenico which is part of Worldline since October of 2020 and offers merchants smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce.


Worldline reinforces its climate commitment alongside the city of Paris by signing the Paris Climate Action Charter at the "Platinum" level

Bezons, 7 December 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], Europe's leading provider of payment and transaction services, is proud to announce the renewal of its partnership with the City of Paris by signing the "Platinum" level of the Paris Climate Action Charter, the highest level of commitment to climate action of the Paris Climate Action Charter. Through this initiative, Worldline reaffirms its ambition to fight against climate change by setting itself the goal of achieving carbon neutrality over the long term.


Worldline and P3 Financial Group to empower payment ecosystems of the future in Nordics and the EU

Bezons, 3 December 2020 – Worldline (Euronext: WLN), the European market leader in payment and transaction services and #4 player worldwide, today announced a partnership with P3 Financial Group, a Fintech from Helsinki, Finland and the winner of Worldline’s E-Payments Challenge Special Prize in 2019. The two companies come together to make P3’s PSAAS (Payment System as A Service) operational in 13 European countries and offering real time commerce and payment service across the market.


With a score of 86/100, Worldline obtains the “Platinum” medal as part of its 5th assessment by EcoVadis

With this new recognition, Worldline confirms its leading position among the TOP 1% of the most sustainable companies all industries included


EPI: The European Payments Initiative

The European Payments Initiative (EPI) enters the next phase with Worldline and Nets becoming shareholders of the EPI Interim Company, as the first third-party acquirers to join the initiative. EPI is also glad to announce the appointment of Dr. Joachim Schmalzl as chairman of the board and Martina Weimert as CEO of the Interim Company.


equensWorldline becomes one of Europe’s leading Open Banking providers

Utrecht, 24 November 2020 – equensWorldline SE, a subsidiary of Worldline [Euronext: WLN], European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has become one of Europe’s leading Open Banking providers since the formal start of PSD2 a year and a half ago. An increasing number of banks and third party providers are exploring the benefits of equensWorldline’s Access 2 Account TPP Services. These services connect the third party provider to more than 2.800 banks in 16 countries and rapidly increasing.


Worldline welcomes Ingenico, creating a new world-class leader in payment services

Bezons, 30 October 2020 – by combining forces with Ingenico, Worldline will become Europe’s new world-class leader in payment services and joins the league of international payment leaders. Worldline is committed to operating payment solutions that enable viable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies. With its global footprint and its dedication to excellence, innovation and sustainability, Worldline is set to accelerate the development of the European payments industry, further shaping new ways of paying, living and doing business.


More than 1 in 3 payments in Belgium are now contactless

• Since January 2020, the market share of contactless payments has almost tripled in Belgium: 37% of electronic transactions are now contactless, as against 13% in January; • 262 million Bancontact contactless payments were made between January and September 2020, a year-on-year increase of 216%; • The COVID-19 crisis has ramped up the adoption of contactless payments; • Belgians made 4.5 times more contactless payments during Customer Weekend compared to the same period last year.


Worldline joins forces with Alstom Transport UK Ltd and South Western Railway to compete in the RSSB’s Dynamic Train Planning Competition

London, 28 September 2020 - Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, teams up with Alstom Transport UK Ltd and South Western Railway, a First Group company, in a consortium to respond successfully to the challenge laid out in The Rail Safety and Standards Board’s (RSSB) Dynamic Train Planning Competition.