Ingenico Group, (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), global leader in seamless payment, today announced the acquisition of Bambora, a fast growing player in payment services, from Nordic Capital for a total consideration of €1.5 billion. The transaction will be fully financed through available cash and debt. The financial leverage will remain below 3x EBITDA leaving Ingenico flexibility for future M&A.
At the most recent Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, Ingenico Group announced the debut of its payment method Alipay for its long-time client Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer (SBM). Events entail a need for mobile payments, so the system used included iSMP3 terminals and Axis omnichannel payment solution.
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, has been selected by Nando’s UK and Ireland restaurants to provide its payment infrastructure. Nando’s, famous for bringing its great tasting PERi-PERi sauces from South Africa to the UK and go-to favoured restaurant of millennials, has responded to their customers need for speed and convenience by choosing Ingenico to implement a consistent payment experience across all channels.
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced the appointment of Nicolas Huss as Executive Vice President, Strategy & Performance. Nicolas is joining the company today, he reports to Philippe Lazare, Chairman & CEO.
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced its investment in Joinedapp, a start-up located in Palo Alto, California whose enterprise e-commerce solutions enable brands and retailers to connect with customers on their preferred mobile messaging apps. Joinedapp’s chatbot technology offers large and SMB merchants a scalable solution to engage, nurture, and monetize audiences across social messaging.
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced the successful implementation of the first Open Payment system in Italy on the Malpensa Express shuttle line, and its selection as preferred payment partner by Lombardy’s rail operator Trenord.