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Worldline is a company that specializes in payments and transactional services. It operates through four business lines: Merchant Services; Financial Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Mobility & e-Transactional Services. The company offers terminals and points of sale, online payments, omnichannel commerce, issuing and acquiring solutions, account payments, digital banking, connected services, customer engagement, cloud services, etc. Worldline caters to retail, financial, manufacturing, transport, public, and other sectors.
HQBezons, FR
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)12,603(+6%)
Job Openings1,768
Share Price (May 2022)€35.9(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Worldline

Gilles Grapinet

Gilles Grapinet

Chief Executive Officer
Marc-Henri Desportes

Marc-Henri Desportes

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
von Habsburg Lothringen

Lorenz von Habsburg Lothringen

Chairman of the Nomination Committee Of
Eric Heurtaux

Eric Heurtaux

Chief Financial Officer
Alessandro Baroni

Alessandro Baroni

Chief Business Divisions Officer and Deputy Head of Worldline Global Financial Services
Roger Niederer

Roger Niederer

Chief Market Officer, Merchant Services (MS) Global Business Line
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Worldline Office Locations

Worldline has offices in Bezons, Blois, Marseille, Rennes and in 65 other locations
Bezons, FR (HQ)
80 Quai Voltaire
Blois, FR
19 Rue de la Vallée Maillard
Marseille, FR
152 Av. du Prado
Rennes, FR
1 All. Adolphe Bobierre
Seclin, FR
ZI A Seclin, 8 Rue de la Pointe
Tours, FR
30 Allée Ferdinand de Lesseps
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Worldline Financials and Metrics

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Worldline's current market capitalization is €10.1 b.
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Worldline Operating Metrics

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8.2 b11 b

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Patents Issued

1501.7 k

Payment Applications

2.5 k

Worldline Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Axepta BNP ParibasJuly 07, 2021
CardlinkMay 28, 2021€130 m
GoPaySeptember 07, 2020
Ingenico GroupFebruary 03, 2020$8.6 b
MRL PosnetOctober 04, 2017$105 m
First Data BalticsJuly 26, 2017€73 m
Digital River World PaymentJuly 17, 2017
PaySquareSeptember 30, 2016
EquensNovember 04, 2015
EquensWorldline SE
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Worldline Revenue Breakdown

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Worldline revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.4% from MOBILITÉ & SERVICES WEB TRANSACTIONNELS, 25.1% from SERVICES FINANCIERS and 65.5% from SERVICES COMMERÇANTS & TERMINAUX

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Worldline Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Worldline Online and Social Media Presence

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Worldline News and Updates

Amdocs and Worldline Collaborate to Enable Subscription Merchants to Expand Globally

Through this collaboration, merchants can better keep pace with a booming subscription industry, providing an ideal end-to-end experience for their customers Through this collaboration, merchants can better keep pace with a booming subscription industry, providing an ideal end-to-end experience for …

Worldline and Algoan to develop open-banking-based credit assessment system

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, and Algoan, a leading credit scoring provider, today announced a collaboration agreement to jointly develop a next-level credit assessment solution to help lenders and services providers make better credit decisions.

Worldline - Nomination of a new Group CFO

Nomination of Grégory Lambertie asGroup Chief Financial Officer following the decision of Eric Heurtaux to leave the company

Worldline - Q1 2022 revenue - Press Release

Very strong start of the yearQ1 2022 revenue from continued operations: € 939 million+11.6% organically fuelled by +15.8% in Merchant Services

UniCredit extends Worldline open banking deal

UniCredit, one of the major pan-European banks, has renewed the partnership with Worldline [Euronext: WLN], a global leader in payment services, for the Open Banking Third Party Provider (TPP) service.

Worldline completes deal for controlling stake in ANZ's merchant acquiring business

Worldline has closed a A$485 million deal to acquire a controlling stake in the commercial acquiring business of ANZ, Australia’s third largest acquirer which commands a 20% share of the market.
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Worldline Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Worldline founded?

    Worldline was founded in 1970.

  • Who are Worldline key executives?

    Worldline's key executives are Gilles Grapinet, Marc-Henri Desportes and Lorenz von Habsburg Lothringen.

  • How many employees does Worldline have?

    Worldline has 12,603 employees.

  • Who are Worldline competitors?

    Competitors of Worldline include Western Union, Finablr and Discover.

  • Where is Worldline headquarters?

    Worldline headquarters is located at 80 Quai Voltaire, Bezons.

  • Where are Worldline offices?

    Worldline has offices in Bezons, Blois, Marseille, Rennes and in 65 other locations.

  • How many offices does Worldline have?

    Worldline has 75 offices.