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March 12, 2013

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February 05, 2013

Elavon Acquires Canadian Merchant Processor

Elavon logo 140pxElavon announced that it has acquired Collective Point of Sale Solutions Ltd. (Collective POS) in Toronto, Canada.

“The opportunities for Elavon to leverage Collective POS’ solutions and established customer base in Canada will deliver the best of both companies’ offerings to the Canadian marketplace,” said Tom Boyer, President of North America for Elavon. “Establishing a greater presence in the Canadian market is in line with Elavon’s global growth plans.”

Collective POS serves nearly 12,000 businesses across Canada and processes in excess of $1 billion of purchase volume.

November 08, 2012

Elavon and payleven Collaborate on Mobile POS

Elavon logo 140pxElavon and payleven, a European mobile payments provider, have announced a partnership to provide mobile card acceptance by small and independent businesses in Europe.

“Elavon is committed to delivering solutions that enhance business opportunities for its customers, of all sizes, helping to make them more efficient and more profitable. payleven’s solution is perfect for the thousands of very small, often mobile, businesses in Europe today. Such businesses have previously not been able to accept card payments easily or cost effectively,” commented Jan Reinink, Head of Business Development in Germany.

The solution is currently running successfully in Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland and the UK.

October 18, 2012

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May 29, 2012

Elavon MobileMerchant Enables Commerce on the Move

Elavon logo 140pxElavon has announced the full production release of MobileMerchant in the UK, which pairs a mobile POS app with a Chip and PIN card reader.

“Elavon is committed to delivering solutions that enhance business opportunities for its customers, of all sizes, helping to make them more efficient and more profitable. This solution is perfect for the thousands of very small, often mobile, businesses in the UK today. Such businesses have previously not been able to accept card payments easily or cost effectively,” commented Guy Harris, Managing Director, Europe. “Not only does our solution enable mobile commerce but it has in-built EMV Chip and PIN security, so small business owners and their customers are fully protected,” Harris concluded.

April 12, 2012

February 21, 2012

Elavon Introduces Global E-commerce Gateway Solution

Elavon logo 140pxElavon announced that it has partnered with DataCash, a MasterCard Company, to launch Elavon’s Global E-commerce Gateway solution in Europe.

“The combination of Elavon’s acquiring experience, processing reach, and financial stability, with DataCash’s gateway expertise, fraud controls and unmatched connectivity results in a win-win for our customers,” said Simon Haslam, president of International Markets, Elavon. “We are pleased to be able to provide one point of service and support to our clients as their global commerce needs evolve.”

January 09, 2012

January 04, 2012

Elavon Introduces MobileMerchant for Small Businesses on the Go

Elavon logo 140pxElavon has announced Elavon MobileMerchant, an "innovative, affordable and secure payment solution that effectively transforms mobile devices into terminals, allowing small businesses to accept payments quickly and securely anywhere, anytime."

The App is downloaded onto the merchant’s existing smartphone, and a Bluetooth-connected Chip and PIN device securely captures and encrypts card data, ensuring that no information is stored in the smartphone. Receipts are sent to the customer via email or text message. The solution meets all the current UK banking requirements, so as to protect both cardholders and merchants from fraud, abuse and chargebacks.

August 02, 2011

Elavon and China UnionPay Reach Processing Agreement

Elavon logo 140pxElavon and China UnionPay have announced they have "signed a binding agreement to enable acceptance for UnionPay’s debit and credit cards at Elavon’s merchants in the United States and Europe. The deal also extends credit card acceptance to Elavon’s Canadian merchants and will expand to include Latin America in the future."

June 28, 2011

TSYS to Process U.S. Bank Corporate Card Payments in Europe

Tsys logo 140pxU.S. Bank and TSYS have announced an agreement for TSYS to provide core processing services to Elavon, a subsidiary of U.S. Bank.

“TSYS is one of the leading processors of commercial payments in Europe, now processing in 17 countries across the continent,” said Bob Evans, managing director of Europe, TSYS International. “U.S. Bank’s decision to work with TSYS in Europe is a testament to the strong relationship that exists in the U.S. and the experience TSYS has gained through our expansion in Europe.”

U.S. Bank will begin issuing corporate cards in Europe this summer.

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December 08, 2010

Credicard and Elavon To Form Merchant Acquiring Business in Brazil

Elavon_logo-140px.jpg Citi_logo_140px.png Credicard, a wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiary of Citigroup, and Elavon have announced a binding agreement to establish a joint venture creating a merchant services company that will offer a full suite of payment solutions to the Brazilian marketplace. "The new company will be branded as “Elavon” and will be supported with the launch of a sales force with national coverage, as well as in-market operations, technology and product resources."

November 17, 2010

November 10, 2010

Enterprise Billpay from Elavon

Elavon_logo-140px.jpgElavon has announced the release of its Enterprise Billing Solution (EBS) that delivers an efficient, end-to-end solution to businesses seeking a single source provider for both electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) and merchant card processing services.

June 08, 2010

Elavon Selects Semtek, Voltage Security for End-to-End Data Protection

Elavon_logo-140px.jpgElavon has announced that Semtek and Voltage Security have been selected to include end-to-end encryption capabilities in its acquiring and gateway solutions.

Elavon says its "implementation is unique in that it has chosen to deliver both hardware and software-based technologies and stands ready to support additional end-to-end encryption technologies as they mature—allowing merchants to choose the security solution that best fits their needs today and in the future." READ MORE »

May 06, 2010

State Bank of India Selects Elavon, Visa for Merchant Acquiring jV

India's Economic Times is reporting that the State Bank of India "has selected US-based Elavon Incorporation and Visa International as its joint venture partners for merchant acquiring business." See also this article in The Hindu Business Line. It reports that SBI will retain a 51 percent interest in the jV called SBI Payment Services Pvt Ltd.

February 02, 2010

Elevon, Santander Form Merchant Services Alliance for Mexico

Elavon and Santander have announced the establishment of a joint merchant services alliance in Mexico. According to Elavon, "the alliance establishes a new global foothold for Elavon in a burgeoning credit card market and capitalizes on an existing relationship with Santander in Spain, the UK and Puerto Rico." READ MORE »

January 11, 2010

Elavon's Fusebox Payment Gateway

Elavon, the merchant acquiring subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp has announced the introduction of Fusebox - calling it a "next-generation hosted payment gateway that provides secure multi-point connectivity across a merchant’s enterprise." READ MORE »

September 28, 2009

Diners Club International Signs Acquiring Contract with Elavon

Diners Club International Ltd., a business unit of Discover, and Elavon, a wholly-owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, have announced the signing of a merchant acquiring agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Elavon will add Diners Club card acceptance to its portfolio of payment processing services. This relationship will create more acceptance opportunities for Diners Club and Discover cardmembers, who eventually will be able to use their cards at Elavon merchants in the U.K. and western Europe. READ MORE »

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