INGENICO supports Carrefour Banque and the Auchan Group in their move towards bank card payments acceptance standardisation in Europe

PARIS, Jan. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), a global leader in payment solutions, announces the deployment of a pilot payment solution with Carrefour Banque and the Auchan Group in France, Spain and Portugal, to support them in their move towards standardising the acceptance of bank card payments in Europe.

This solution is a new step in the standardization of transaction processing at a European level. The aim is to optimise the card payments acceptance of all European stores based on SEPA standards, and to increase security management.

The deployment process of these pilots draws on the recognised expertise of Ingenico and on its leading position in Europe SEPA in implementing standalone and centralised card payment solutions across the region.

Pierre-Antoine Vacheron, Europe-SEPA Executive Vice President at Ingenico, stated: "We are proud to be pioneering the deployment of a SEPA payment solution across several countries. This is an important step towards meeting the needs of the major retailers to manage their card payments in Europe. »

About Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING)

With over 20 million terminals in operation in more than 125 countries, Ingenico is a major player in payment solutions. The company's 4,500 employees all over the world help retail chains, banks and service providers to optimise and secure their electronic payment solutions, extend their services and increase the results of their sales outlets.
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