Strategic partnership between Worldline and SIX consolidating European payments
Today, Worldline issued a press release. In this press release Worldline and SIX, announced that they have signed an agreement to enter into a strategic partnership where Worldline will acquire SIX Payment Services, the payment services division of SIX.
Thierry Breton, Atos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Worldline Chairman, said:
The strategic agreement announced today between Worldline and SIX is of fundamental importance in the European payment industry. I am very honored that Worldline has been selected by SIX, after a very competitive process, as the right partner to join forces with their leading payment business. More than ever, Worldline thanks to its strong industrial culture, its track-record since its 2014 IPO and its privileged access to the leading Atos technologies, confirms its perfect positioning and its unique ability to be the perfect long-term payment partner for the European financial industry in these times of deep regulatory and digital transformations of the sector. I am very happy to welcome in the coming months SIX within the Worldline shareholding and governance and to pursue together our common ambition to create massive value through the future strategic developments of our Company and achieve our common vision towards a cashless society.
Read the full press release on the Worldline website.