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INGENICO GROUP: Ingenico Group finalizes the acquisition of GlobalCollect

PARIS, Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ingenico Group, (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), global leader in seamless payment, today announced the final closing of the acquisition of GlobalCollect, a leading global online full service payment provider, after approval by the relevant regulatory and antitrust authorities.

This transaction puts Ingenico Group in a unique position with an unrivalled presence in 125 countries, connections to more than 1,000 banks and acquirers and acceptance of more than 250 traditional and alternative payment methods, from in-store terminals to on-line and mobile solutions (digital wallets, Apple Pay.).

"Through the acquisition of GlobalCollect, we accelerate the implementation of our strategy on a global scale. This operation will enable us to continue to simplify payment for our customers, across all channels - in store, on line and mobile - and everywhere across the world", said Philippe Lazare, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ingenico Group. "I warmly welcome the new employees joining our Group, whom we look forward to working with."

About Ingenico Group

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world's best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.
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Contacts / Ingenico Group

Investors & Communication
Catherine Blanchet
VP IR & Corporate Communication
catherine.blanchet@ingenico.com
(T) / +33 1 58 01 85 68
Communication
Coba Taillefer
External Communication Manager
coba.taillefer@ingenico.com
(T) / +33 1 58 01 89 62
Investors
Caroline Alamy
Investor Relations
caroline.alamy@ingenico.com
(T) / +33 1 58 01 85 09

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