Oberthur Technologies (OT) signed an agreement to acquire NagraID Security SA. OT will acquire a 100% equity stake of NagraID Security SA from the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) and the company’s management.NagraID Security SA develops and markets powered display cards to secure access to the cloud, primarily for companies operating in the field of financial payments, authentication and identification solutions, using one-time password (OTP) or dynamic card verification value (DCVV, the 3 or 4 digit security code printed on payment cards) technologies.
OffGamers video gaming services partnered with GlobalCollect, which will facilitate all its online credit card transactions. As a full-service provider, GlobalCollect offers not only card payment processing but also reporting and reconciliation services. On top, it administers mandatory fraud screening schemes like 3D Secure and Retail Decisions’ world leading Card Non-Present fraud prevention service ReD Shield. Future additions of the agreement will include alternative payments like real time banking, bank transfers, prepaid cards, and eWallets.
OffGamers provides its gaming services for over 200 video game titles appealing to both casual and power gamers alike.
In an effort to expand online payment abilities through its “Zinio.com”
retail website, Zinio has partnered with GlobalCollect. This partnership
provides Zinio customers a choice of payment thanks to GlobalCollect
online payment platform, “WebCollect.” Payment accepted through
“WebCollect” include major international credit cards, such as Visa,
MasterCard, American Express and JCB,
Direct Debits, Maestro cards and Solo cards. The GlobalCollect online
payment platform offers a wide range of local e-payment methods and
currencies in over 200 countries while Zinio has offices in San
Francisco and New York.
GlobalCollect now has an Asia-Pacific presence with the opening of its
newest branch in Singapore. This development is in response to expansion
opportunities due to a rise in demand for e-payment solutions across the
region. The new branch is to serve as regional headquarters, where
e-commerce is growing steadily, and to support such regional clients as
Air China, PC Tools, StrawberryNET and Nespresso Asia. GlobalCollect
e-payment service provides an online payment platform for local
e-payment methods and currencies in over 200 countries.
Conference Bay conference portal and GlobalCollect payment service
have recently signed partnership agreements to allow patrons to make
reservations online using GlobalCollect’s “WebCollect” payment platform.
The “WebCollect” solution allows payment processing of all major
currencies and accepts all major credit cards. GlobalCollect
payment methods provided through the solution are accepted globally in
over 200 countries with many different methods. Conference Bay was
established for the purpose of providing resources that allow organizing,
visiting and speaking at conferences as snag-free as possible.
General Atlantic has acquired GlobalCollect from Waterland & Prime
Technology Ventures. As a payment service provider, GlobalCollect offers
online merchants capabilities for processing credit cards, debit cards,
transfers, direct debits, personal checks, eWallets, prepaid methods, and
accepting cash through retail outlets. GlobalCollect has a presence in
portals, publishing, online games, retail, digital content,
travel. With headquarters in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, and sales offices
in San Francisco and Singapore, GlobalCollect offers online merchants
payment method options in over 200 countries. The General Atlantic growth
equity firm manages approximately $15 billion in capital and has more than
70 investment professionals from around the world.
GlobalCollect has introduced a new payment platform designed for online
merchants who accept bank payments from Southeast Asia. The new
solution, “WebCollect”, uses virtual account numbers for reference to
individual order for efficient and secure payment matching. This eliminates
difficulties encountered by merchants when payments made by consumers
without use of the given reference numbers cannot be automatically
matched, making it a time-consuming and difficult manual process to
complete the payment process’s full circle to fund remittance. The payment
platform offers a range of local payment methods and currencies in over
200 countries for cards, bank transfers and checks.
E4X has signed an agreement with GlobalCollect to incorporate GlobalCollect’s payment methods into an expanded portfolio for international services. E4X will take advantage of GlobalCollect’s strengths in online local payment methods worldwide, in particular local bank transfers in over 50 countries that enables international shoppers to browse and pay for products in their own currencies while eliminating the risk of foreign exchange fluctuations for e-tailers and shoppers. As a result, shoppers purchasing from vendors using E4X’s services will be able to make payments using bank transfers in as many as 50 markets. GlobalCollect will draw on E4X’s expertise in delivering risk-free foreign exchange solutions for vendors and consumers in the international sphere. GlobalCollect is a worldwide leading payment service provider.
Following its launch on July 13, a few thousand trend
scouts already have access to the revolutionary spam-free one to one
digital communication services of ComBOTS. Payments for ComBOTS tools
are processed through the customer friendly GlobalCollect payment
platform. ComBOTS Group selected GlobalCollect to process the ComBOTS
shop customer payments. ComBOTS has invented new personal digital
communication channels and tools enabling the use of characters and
animated illustrations that can be purchased online to personalise and
communicate emotions in real-time. The company’s “FriendlyWare” will be
released to the general public on September 1st, the first day of
the Internationale Funkausstellung in Berlin.
A new study has found that gift cards accounted for 10% of the $226 billion in holiday sales last year. The research found that about 75% of U.S. consumers want to receive monetary gifts during the holiday season. The report goes on to say that nearly 70% of holiday shoppers this year would like to give cash, gift cards, or gift certificates. Packaged Facts and MarketResearch.com this week released “Holiday Retail Strategies 2004: How Christmas Shopping Trends Will Affect the 2004 Season.” The report uncovers new trends in Christmas retailing that have emerged from the last two years and outlines the environment, strategies and tactics, needed to compete in 2004 and beyond.