Proposed change of name to Paysafe Group plc
Proposed changes to memorandum and articles of association
LONDON and MONTREAL (4 September 2015) - Optimal Payments Plc (LSE AIM: OPAY, "Optimal Payments" or the "Company") announces that an Extraordinary General Meeting (the "General Meeting") of the Company will be held at 11:30 a.m. on 28 September 2015 at the offices of KPMG LLC, Heritage Court, 41 Athol St, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 1LA.
The purpose of the General Meeting is to allow shareholders to vote on a proposed change of the Company's name from Optimal Payments Plc to Paysafe Group plc and on the adoption of new memorandum and articles of association.
The adoption of the resolution concerning the proposed changes to the memorandum and articles of association of the Company is conditional on the admission to listing of the Company's ordinary shares to the premium segment of the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and admission to trading on London Stock Exchange plc's main market for listed securities. Shareholders will be notified in due course concerning the proposed move to the main market in accordance with the AIM Rules.
The Notice of Meeting will be posted today to shareholders and sent electronically to those shareholders who have registered to receive communications in that format. The Notice of Meeting, Explanatory Notes and Form of Proxy are available on the ‘Investors’ section of the Company’s web site at: www.optimalpayments.com/investors
For further information contact:
Head of Investor Relations
Optimal Payments Plc
+ 44 207 182 1707
Canaccord Genuity Limited (Nominated Adviser & Broker)
Simon Bridges / Mark Whitmore / Cameron Duncan
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 8000
Tavistock Communications (Financial PR)
Simon Hudson/Andrew Dunn/Simon Fluendy
+44 20 7920 3150
About Optimal Payments Plc
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions, trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year. Merchants use the NETBANX® platform and services to simplify how they accept credit and debit card, direct-from-bank, and alternative and local payments; and the NETELLER® service to increase revenues and capture new customers. Consumers use the multilingual and multicurrency NETELLER and Net+® Card stored-value offering to make secure and convenient payments. Optimal Payments completed the acquisition of Skrill Group in August 2015, a leading digital payments business providing digital wallet solutions and online payment processing capabilities in addition to providing pre-paid online vouchers in Europe with its paysafecard and Ukash brands. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company Optimal Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money issuer by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900015).