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Digital River World Payments Company Profile 2015: Online Payment Services

Digital River World Payments Company Profile 2015: Online Payment Services

Around Half of Online Transactions Processed by Digital River World Payments Are Generated in the Americas

Digital River World Payments offers online payment processing and related services. It operates as a subsidiary of Digital River, Inc., a US company providing Commerce-as-a-Service solutions to digital businesses. In February 2015, Digital River was acquired by investors of Siris Capital Group for around USD 840 million. Previous investments by Siris Capital Group included Transaction Network Services, whose Payment Gateway business was acquired by MasterCard for the DataCash payment gateway in 2014. Payment revenues of Digital River have been growing over the past several years, including through the acquisition of Canada-based LML Payment Systems with its Beanstream online and mobile payment business in 2013. Still, last year the payment services division accounted for only a small double-digit percentage share of the parent company’s total revenues.

Digital River World Payments covers online-related segments such as online retail, travel and entertainment, direct selling, online gaming and other online services. Its client list includes known brands such as American Apparel (retail), Expedia (travel), Spotify (online services), NuSkin (direct selling) and others. Online payment services provided by the company range from pure gateway solutions to fully managed payment offerings.

The provider has an international reach, including Europe and Asia, but around half of its multi-billion transaction volume is processed in the Americas. Both international and local online payment methods are on the company’s offering. Digital River World Payments supports major credit and debit cards and global E-Wallets, but also geography-tailored local methods, such as Boleto Bancario and card installments in Brazil, Yandex.Money in Russia, mobile payment solutions in India, over 60 local debit cards and AliPay wallet in China. In Europe, the company partnered with Klarna last year to provide Klarna Invoice as a regional payment method.


1. Management Summary
2. Company Overview
Company Overview of Digital River World Payments, May 2015
3. Revenue
Payments Revenue of Digital River, in USD million and in % Year-on-Year Change, 2010-2013
Payments Revenue of Digital River, in USD million, Q3 2013 & Q3 2014
Breakdown of Total Revenue of Digital River, by Business Segment, incl. Payments, in %, Q3 2013 & Q3 2014
Breakdown of Payment Transactions Processed by Digital River by Regions, in %, 2013
4. Payment Services Offered and Sectors Covered
Overview of Payment Processing Services Offered by Digital River World Payments, May 2015
Overview of Payment-Related Services Offered by Digital River World Payments, May 2015
Overview of Sectors Covered by Digital River World Payments, May 2015
5. Payment Methods Offered by Regions and Countries
Overview of International Payment Methods Offered by Digital River World Payments, May 2015
Overview of Selected Local Payment Methods Offered by Digital River World Payments in the Americas, May 2015
Overview of Selected Local Payment Methods Offered by Digital River World Payments in Europe, May 2015
Overview of Selected Local Payment Methods Offered by Digital River World Payments in Asia-Pacific, May 2015

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