Digital River World Payments Offers Online Merchants Full Card Acceptance Services for American Express

  Digital River World Payments Offers Online Merchants Full Card Acceptance
  Services for American Express

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- December 20, 2012

Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud
commerce, announced that it has expanded its Digital River World Payments
solution by adding full card acceptance services for American Express. Digital
River World Payments will work as a single commercial, technical and
operational connection for global online merchants that wish to offer American
Express as a payment option on their e-stores. This agreement allows Digital
River to further expand its product portfolio, enhance its card acquiring
services and strengthen its position as a leading turnkey e-payment solution

“We continue to expand our global payments portfolio, equipping merchants with
more payment options and creating new opportunities for them to increase their
international online marketshare,” said Souheil Badran, senior vice president
and general manager of Digital River World Payments. “Through our payments
gateway, we offer merchants global connectivity to payment options that span
virtually every country. Because we handle processing, settlement and
reporting, we can deliver a single, consolidated view of their payments
program and ensure each stage of the payment lifecycle is tuned for maximum

About Digital River, Inc.

Digital River, Inc., the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce,
builds and manages online businesses for software and game publishers,
consumer electronics manufacturers, distributors, online retailers and
affiliates. Its multi-channel commerce solution, which supports both direct
and indirect sales, is designed to help companies of all sizes maximize online
revenues as well as reduce the costs and risks of running a global commerce
operation. The company’s comprehensive platform offers site development and
hosting, order management, global payments, cloud-based billing, fraud
management, export controls, tax management, physical and digital product
fulfillment, multi-lingual customer service, advanced reporting and strategic
marketing services.

Founded in 1994, Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices
across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about
Digital River, visit the corporate website, follow the company on Twitter or
call +1 952-253-1234.

Forward-Looking Statement

In addition to the historical information contained herein, this press release
contains forward-looking statements, such as statements containing the words,
“will,” “plans,” “intends,” “expects,” and similar words. Such forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Digital
River, or industry results, to differ materially from those expressed or
implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among
others: Digital River’s operating history and variability of operating
results; competition in the electronic commerce market; the ability of Digital
River to support credit card processing through American Express; the market’s
acceptance of such offerings; and other risk factors referenced in Digital
River’s public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Digital River is a registered trademark of Digital River, Inc. All other
company and product names are trademarks, registrations or copyrights of their
respective owners.


Digital River, Inc.
Media Contact:
Jennifer Jasinski, +1 952-225-3637
Marketing Communications Manager
Investor Relations Contact:
Ed Merritt, +1 952-225-3362
Vice President, Investor Relations
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