Worldline, 2022 Update - Competitor Profile

Worldline, 2022 Update - 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 offers omnichannel solutions for merchants, banks, acquirers, payment services providers (PSPs), businesses, and governments. Worldline offers its services in over 50 countries, supporting over 350 payment services and 175 currencies.

Worldline operates through four segments - Merchant Services, Financial Services, Mobility & e-Transactional Services, and Terminals, Solutions & Services - offering acquiring and processing, card issuing processing, clearing and settlement, open banking, and mobile banking services.

It has made several acquisitions of complementary businesses, which has helped it remain competitive in the market. 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 September 2021, it acquired a 92.5% stake in Greek payment network services provider Cardlink.

As the payments industry continues to evolve, Worldline is launching new payment acceptance solutions for merchants. In September 2021, the group launched WL Crypto Payments - a cryptocurrency payment acceptance solution for online and in-store merchants in Switzerland - in collaboration with crypto financial services provider Bitcoin Suisse.

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 performance, including its revenue model
  • The company's important events and milestones
  • In 1997, Worldline was established as Atos.
  • In July 2013, Atos spun off all of its electronic payment and transactional services activities into a single subsidiary called Worldline.
  • In April 2020, Worldline Partnered with digital banking solutions provider Meniga to create personalized banking features and increase digital customer engagement.
  • In February 2022, Worldline partnered with Ant Group to integrate Alipay+ - a suite of global cross-border digital payment and marketing solutions offered by Ant Group - into Worldline’s payment product portfolio.
Reasons to Buy
  • Gain insights into Worldline's business operations and key events.
  • Gain insights into its product portfolio and revenue model.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the alternative payments industry by comparing its performance against competitors.

Competitor Analysis of Regional and Global Acquirers
Performance Highlights
Revenue Model
Products and Services
Key Mergers and Acquisitions
Significant Events
Supporting Merchants

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