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November 06, 2013

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March 29, 2013

June 28, 2012

Skrill Acquires Wertkarten AG

Skrill logo 140x60px Skrill, formerly Moneybookers, has announced it is acquiring Wertkarten AG, an Austrian of prepaid vouchers that enable consumers to shop online.
"We are very happy to have come to an agreement to acquire paysafecard. This acquisition will add significant scale to the Skrill Group in terms of payment volume, customers and merchants and will increase our overall market share." said Skrill CEO, Siegfried Heimgaertner. "The combined entity will offer a unique proposition in the payments market combining our leading digital wallet with the sophisticated POS and cash network of paysafecard. It enhances our product portfolio significantly, offering payment and money transfer options for both on and off-line channels.”

August 24, 2011

paysafecard Acquires Wallie

Paysafecard logo 140pxpaysafecard has announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of payment provider Wallie Holding International Payment Services B.V.
Wallie is currently live in eleven countries in Europe with their ‘Wallie’-branded prepaid solution. Like paysafecard, it enables cash payments online through the use of a PIN. Wallie’s portfolio of merchants is exclusively comprised of companies in the online games industry.

October 12, 2010

paysafecard Now Available in the United States

Paysafecard_logo_140px.pngpaysafecard has announced that its online prepaid voucher is now available in the US market.
"Unlike open loop prepaid cards that are common in the US, paysafecard vouchers do not charge any fees to the consumer. Customers also do not have to register themselves when using a paysafecard. Another specific characteristic of the voucher is that it is not limited to one particular game or online-shop. It can be used at any website that offers paysafecard as a payment method."

June 02, 2010

Paysafecard, GlobalCollect Partner to Cover Latin American Market

paysafecardFollowing the recent entry of paysafecard into the Latin American market, GlobalCollect has announced it has increased the number of countries where it offers this payment method to include Argentina. According to the companies, "paysafecard enables consumers to make online cash payments in local currencies without needing a bank account or credit card. In a region where - according to the World Bank - only 30% of adults have a bank account, offering alternative payment methods such as cash and prepaid is crucial for e- commerce merchants to succeed. paysafecard is being distributed via 3,500 outlets in Argentina, which will be the company's base for further expansion into Mexico." READ MORE »
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