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Paysafe named Best Merchant Acquirer/Processor at 2016 Payments Awards

Oct 21, 2016

London, October 21, 2016: Paysafe, a leading global payments provider, has been named Best Merchant Acquirer/Processor at this year’s Payments Awards. The accolade was announced on October 20, 2016 at an awards ceremony at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square.

The Payments Awards, organised by FStech and Retail Systems, distinguishes excellence and innovation in the cards and payments sector, recognising companies, individuals and organisations who have launched and/or implemented the most outstanding payments solutions, initiatives and projects during the past year.

The award adds to a growing list of accolades for the company’s pay before, pay now and pay later solutions, including Best Online or Mobile Commerce Solution at the Pay 2016 awards and EGaming Review’s Payments and Fraud company award.

Commenting on the recognition, Joel Leonoff, President and CEO of Paysafe, said: “At Paysafe, we understand the need to keep innovating to remain relevant in this rapidly-evolving industry. I am delighted that the hard work and contributions of the team have been recognised among our peers.”

“Our Payment Processing division continues to go from strength to strength as we improve our merchant onboarding process, expand into new sectors and territories and launch new products and services, such as our upcoming Mobile Ordering platform called GOLO. I am particularly pleased with the recognition for our evolving acquiring business, which also recently launched multi-currency cross-border payment capabilities.”

About Paysafe

Paysafe provides digital payments and transaction-related solutions to businesses and consumers around the world. Paysafe is redefining payments by enabling fast, convenient and secure ways to pay before, pay now and pay later through its digital wallets, prepaid solution, payment processing and card issuing, and acquiring products and services. We believe that every point of every payment should be relevant, simple and secure. With two decades of experience, Paysafe is trusted by merchants, and by consumers in more than 200 countries and territories, to move and manage money through more than 100 payment types and 40 currencies. Paysafe offers multi-platform products with an emphasis on emerging payment technologies including mobile. Paysafe’s brand portfolio includes NETELLER® and Skrill®, MeritCard, paysafecard®, payolution®, Income Access and FANS Entertainment. Paysafe Group plc shares trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol (PAYS.L). For more information, visit:

Gavin Haycock, SVP Corporate Communications, Paysafe Group plc
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3826 9767

Anna Howard, Head of Corporate Communications, Paysafe Group plc
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3826 9822