Worldline 2024 - Competitor Profile

Worldline 2024 - Competitor Profile


Worldline Group is one of the world’s leading payment and transactional service providers, offering end-to-end solutions covering the entire payment value chain. It has omnichannel solutions for merchants, banks, acquirers, payment services providers (PSPs), businesses, and governments. Worldline operates its services in 170 countries, supporting payments in 140 currencies. Worldline operates through three segments—Merchant Services, Financial Services, and Mobility & e-Transactional Services—offering acquiring and processing, card issuing processing, clearing and settlement, open banking, and mobile banking services. Previously, it had a fourth business line, Terminals, Solutions & Services (TSS), which it sold to Apollo Funds in October 2022.

It has made several acquisitions of complementary businesses, which has helped it remain competitive. In November 2018, Worldline acquired SIX Payment Services, enabling it to become a major payment processing company in Europe. In October 2020, the group completed the acquisition of mobile and point-of-sale (POS) payment solutions provider Ingenico Group. In March 2023, it purchased a merchant-acquiring solution from Banco Desio with the aim of expanding in Italy.

As the payments industry continues to evolve, Worldline is launching new payment-acceptance solutions for merchants. In July 2023, Worldline launched Mobility Payments Suite, a solution for mobility operators enabling them to accept payment from passengers across different modes of transportation, such as buses, trains, and rentals.

The report provides information and insights into Worldline including -
  • Detailed insight into its business
  • Comprehensive coverage of its products and services
  • Comparative assessment with key alternative payment solutions
  • Information on its revenue model and Performance Highlights
  • The company's important events and milestones

1) In 1997, Atos was created through Axime’s merger with Sligos.
2) In December 2003, Atos Origin Services became Atos Worldline when the various Atos Origin businesses relating to payments and electronic transactional services were merged.
3) In November 2021, Ingenico launched Payments Platform as a Service, a suite of payment and commerce services that enable merchant acquirers, PSPs, and independent software vendors to customize and manage merchant services such as payment methods and loyalty programs.
4) In June 2023, Worldline launched EV Charging Payments Suite, an all-in-one payment solution for charging network providers that helps them accept payments from electronic vehicle drivers across Europe.
5) In February 2024, Worldline extended its partnership with BNP Paribas Fortis, a Belgian subsidiary of multinational bank BNP Paribas, to offer Worldline’s payment solutions to BNP Paribas Fortis customers.

Reasons to Buy
  • Gain insights into Worldline business operations and key events.
  • Gain insights into its product portfolio and performance highlights.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the alternative payments industry by comparing its performance against competitors.

Performance Highlights
Revenue Model
Products and Services
Key Mergers and Acquisitions
Significant Events

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook
Cookie Settings