On November 20 IL-based UL purchased Ireland-based Acquirer Systems, a specialist in testing software and tools for validation of complex payment environments.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features 41st Parameter.
Dublin-based Sysnet Global Solutions has launched a new out-sourced Merchant Contact Service, tailored specifically for acquiring and ISO organizations. The fully scalable, on-demand service enables acquiring organizations to respond to market conditions while also proactively engaging with customers through their customers preferred channel; phone, web-chat, email, SMS and social media.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Rêv Worldwide.
The second class of the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific
Accenture is open through May 31. The 12-week program helps early- and growth-stage financial technology innovators accelerate product development and gain exposure to top-level financial industry executives.
Dublin-based Realex Payments is being gobbled up by Global Payments in a deal valued at €115 million (US$126 million). Realex is one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing payment gateways.
Western Union expanded its global relationship with UAE Exchange, an international money transfer retailer, from North Africa and Middle East to securing retail presence in 16 major city centers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany & Netherlands.
London-based SafeCharge has acquired 3V Transaction Services for €14.5 million. 3V will become the foundation of SafeCharge’s card issuing activities through its new Issuing Division.
Global Risk Technologies (GRT) dynamic risk mitigation announced its end-to-end risk management solutions to European merchants. Helping acquirers and issuers minimize chargebacks, the Global Risk Technologies solution provides highly-scalable and sustainable technology designed for outsourced post-chargeback processing, risk mitigation and merchant education. Sustainable chargeback remediation, Global Risk Technologies’ solution identifies the right target and helps decrease the negative impacts of chargebacks, thereby increasing processing retention and revenues, and helping combat cyber-shoplifting, resulting in sustainable, secure growth. The company aims to free redundant resources dominated by reactive risk management mechanisms and help revolutionize and standardize these processes by providing an end-to-end solution that manages each component in its entirety.
Experian announced the release of its second annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, a white paper outlining key issues and trends to watch for in 2015.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry mover and shakers today features Colm Lyon, Chief Executive Officer of Realex Payments.
After declining over the past five years, Irish payment card Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.23% through 2018.