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WorldPay’s Alternative Payment Programme wins ‘International Award’ at 2013 European Merchant Payment Ecosystem Awards

The Merchant Payment Ecosystem announce WorldPay as category winner

LONDON (Feb 18th, 2013) - WorldPay, a global leader in payment processing, risk and alternative payments, today announced that it has been named winner of the 'International Award' for its Alternative Payment Programme at the 2013 prestigious Merchant Payment Ecosystem Awards (MPE Awards).

WorldPay's Alternative Payment Programme refers to the company's extensive range of alternative payment types that it processes quickly and securely across numerous territories and sales channels. Today, WorldPay provides merchants with the greatest concentration of payment services globally, with alternative payment functionality for over 200 payment schemes worldwide, and more being added regularly.

Floris de Kort, CEO eCommerce, WorldPay comments: "Winning this award for our Alternative Payment Programme is a great achievement for us and highlights our constant commitment to deliver the broadest portfolio of payment types across multiple geographies to help merchants achieve global customer reach capitalising on revenue opportunities in new and often complex markets. With 30 additional alternative payment methods in development and scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2013, this is an exciting time for us and it is a great honour to be recognised for the work we are doing in this space."

The awards recognise the best performers and innovators in the payment acceptance arena and companies that have significantly contributed to the development of in-store, online and mobile payment acceptance in Europe and worldwide.

The winners were announced on February 13th at an award ceremony in Berlin attended by professionals from across the payments industry.

ENDS

About WorldPay
WorldPay is a leading global provider of payment and risk services, processing millions of transactions every day. WorldPay is a unification of seven leading retail payment solutions and offers a range of services including acquiring, gateway, alternative payments, risk management, and mobile payments. WorldPay became an independent company in December 2010. www.worldpay.com

Twitter: @WorldPay
Facebook: www.facebook.com/worldpay

WorldPay press contact
Sammy Jamieson / Rebecca Kennett
Octopus Communications for WorldPay
+44 (00) 845 3700 655
pr@worldpay.com

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