INGENICO : INGENICO announces an agreement for the acquisition of Ogone, leading pan-European online payment services provider

   INGENICO : INGENICO announces an agreement for the acquisition of Ogone,
            leading pan-European online payment services provider

        Ingenico announces an agreement for the acquisition of Ogone,
            leading pan-European online payment services provider

            A key milestone in the execution of Ingenico strategy:
       Providing unrivalled offering of multi-channel payment solutions
                     to address increasing merchant needs

Paris - January 29, 2013 - Ingenico, (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), leading
worldwide provider of payment solutions, today announced it has reached an
agreement in principle with Summit Partners to acquire Ogone, the leading
pan-European online payment services provider for an enterprise value of € 360

This acquisition represents a key milestone in the execution of Ingenico's
strategy of becoming the unique "one-stop-shop" provider covering
multi-channel payment solutions: point-of-sale, online and mobile. The
combination of Ingenico's customer base and infrastructure with Ogone's
platform would offer an unrivalled ability to generate significant synergies
in terms of new upselling opportunities and offer optimization expected to
generate additional EBITDA in excess of €20m by 2015. With this acquisition,
Ingenico would also further reinforce its presence in Transactions while
leveraging the attractive exposure to the online transactions growth.

Based in Brussels, Ogone has developed, over the past ten years, a recognized
expertise in making online payment services less complex, more efficient and
secured for merchants. Thanks to its scalable, in-house and robust platform
and its experienced management team, Ogone has built a prime, truly
international client base with over 42,000 merchants, highly diversified in
terms of sizes, segments or distribution channels. In 2012, with more than 280
employees, Ogone reached € 42 million of revenue, with an EBITDA margin of
around 30%. The recent commercial initiatives, including the Barclaycard
white-label contract win, should generate a revenue growth in excess of 30% in

The acquisition of Ogone offers a sound financial rationale, with a strong
positive impact on both margin and growth profiles, while maintaining leverage
under control. The acquisition is expected to be neutral on Ingenico 2013 EPS
and highly accretive on 2014 EPS before PPA. The secured financing of the
acquisition will consist in existing cash for € 120 million and in committed
bank lines for € 240 million.

The consultation of Ingenico SA workers' council has been initiated. The final
documentation and closing are expected in Q1 2013, in particular after
confirmation of non-opposition from the National Bank of Belgium.

The acquisition of Ogone is a key milestone in the execution of the Group
strategy offering unique synergies with Ingenico entities, notably easycash
and ROAM",said Philippe Lazare, Chief Executive Officer of Ingenico.
"Combining Ogone leading position in the online space with our unique position
in the point-of-sale and mobile space will enable us to address multi-channel
global payment solutions for both merchants and acquirers, first in Europe and
then in high potential geographies. I am very proud of this acquisition that
will benefit our employees, customers and shareholders. We look forward to
working together. "

I'm very proud of today's announcement. I see both a strong strategic and
cultural fit between Ingenico and Ogone", said Peter De Caluwe, Chief
Executive Officer of Ogone. "This will help us accelerate our strategic focus
on expanding globally while further investing in product innovation. Our fraud
prevention tools and financial services perfectly complement Ingenico's
portfolio and will leverage their multi-channel strategy. This is exciting
news for our customers, partners, banks and our employees and I look forward
to bringing my strong e-commerce expertise to Ingenico management board. "

It has been a pleasure to work with Ogone's exceptional management team", said
Christian Strain, Managing Director of Summit Partners. "Our investment in
Ogone exemplifies what Summit does best - partnering with excellent management
teams to help them extend their market leadership."

Conference call

A conference call to discuss details of the transaction will be held on
January 29, 2013 at 9.30a.m. (Paris time). Dialin number: +33 (0)1 7099 3212
(French domestic) or +44 (0)207 1620 177 (international).

This document includes forwardlooking statements relating to Ingenico's
future prospects, development and business strategies. By their nature,
forwardlooking statements involve risks and uncertainties and are not
guarantees of future performance. Ingenico's financial condition and results
of operations and the development of the industry in which Ingenico operates
may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forwardlooking
statements contained in this document. In addition, even if Ingenico's
financial condition and results of operations and the development of the
industry in which Ingenico operates are consistent with the forwardlooking
statements contained in this document, those results or developments may not
be indicative of results or developments in future periods. Ingenico does not
undertake any obligation to review or confirm analysts' expectations or
estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forwardlooking
statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that arise after the
date of this document. In addition, the occurrence of certain of the risks
described in the "Risk Factors" sections of the French language Document de
Référence 2011 filed with the Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") on
March 29 2012 under number D.12-0240 may have an impact on these
forwardlooking statements.

  About Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING)

Ingenico is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 20 million
terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 4,000 employees worldwide
support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their
electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase
their point of sales revenue. More information on| |

  About Ogone

  Ogone is a  leading payment service  provider with global  reach. Tens  of 
  thousands of onlinebusinesses worldwide trust Ogone to manage, secure  and 
  collect their online  and mobile  payments, help prevent  fraud and  drive 
  their business.  Ogone's  scalable  solution  allows  their  customers  to 
  increase their  checkout  conversion and  help  them enhance  sales,  both 
  domestic and cross-border. More  information about Ogone Payment  Services 

  About Summit Partners

  Summit Partners is a  growth equity firm that  invests in rapidly  growing 
  companies. Founded  in  1984, Summit  has  raised nearly  $15  billion  in 
  capital and provides equity and credit for growth, recapitalizations,  and 
  management buyouts.  Summit  has  invested  in  more  than  365  companies 
  globally in technology, healthcare and other growth industries.  Summit's 
  notable investments  in  the  e-commerce  and  financial  services  sector 
  include 360T  Group,  AVAST  Software,  FleetCor  Technologies,  iPayment, and Web Reservations  International. More information  on 
  Summit Partners (

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