Planet Payment, Inc. Director's Share Dealings

Planet Payment, Inc. Director's Share Dealings

LONG BEACH, N.Y., March 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planet Payment, Inc. 
(LSE:PPT) (LSE:PPTR) (Nasdaq:PLPM), a leading provider of international
payment processing and multi-currency processing services, received
notification on 21 March 2013 of the following share dealings by a Director.

As previously notified, prior to the end of December 2012, Mr. Beck exercised
expiring options and acquired a total of 311,342 common shares in the Company
in part for a cash purchase price totalling $675,000. On 21 March 2013 the
Company was notified of the following share sales:

Director  No. of Date of     Transaction Average  Total No Shares   Percentage
          Shares Transaction             Price    post-Transaction of
                                         per                        Voting
                                         Share                     Interests
Philip    30,995 20 & 21     Market Sale $3.005   2,777,665         4.6%
Beck             March 2013

All of the Common Shares were sold pursuant to a Pre-set Diversification
Program Agreement ("PDP") entered into by Mr. Beck on December 14, 2012.The
PDP was entered into in accordance with the requirements of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1)
under the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934.The PDP, was entered
into during an open period, at a time when Mr. Beck was not in possession of
material non-public or material price sensitive information regarding the
Company.Under the PDP, shares are to be sold by Mr. Beck's broker through the
market in accordance with the pre-set instructions set forth in the PDP and
without any further input, information or instructions from Mr. Beck prior to
any sale.

Investors may note that this press release is required in accordance with
London Stock Exchange plc AIM rules governing share transactions by directors
and is in addition to the usual SEC filings that will be made by Mr. Beck in
the ordinary course.London Stock Exchange plc AIM rules require a press
release to be issued whenever there is a share transaction by a director.

About Planet Payment

Planet Payment is a leading provider of international payment processing and
multi-currency processing services. We provide our services in more than 20
countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, North America, the
Middle East, Africa and Europe, primarily through our more than 50 acquiring
bank and processor customers. Our point-of-sale and e-commerce services help
merchants sell more goods and services to consumers, and together with our ATM
services are integrated within the payment card transaction flow enabling our
acquiring customers, their merchants and consumers to shop, pay, transact and
reconcile payment transactions in multiple currencies, geographies and

Planet Payment is headquartered in New York and has offices in Atlanta,
Beijing, Bermuda, Delaware, Dubai, Dublin, London, Hong Kong, Mexico City,
Shanghai and Singapore. Visit for more information about
the Company and its services. For up-to-date information follow Planet Payment
on Twitter at @PlanetPayment or join Planet Payment's Facebook page.

CONTACT: Enquiries:

         Planet Payment, Inc.
         Graham N. Arad
         Tel: + 1 516 670 3200

         Redleaf Polhill (UK PR for Planet Payment)
         Emma Kane / Henry Columbine / David Ison
         Tel: +44 20 7566 6720

         ICR (US IR for Planet Payment)
         Contacts: Don Duffy / Dara Dierks
         Tel: +1 646 277 1212

         Canaccord Genuity Ltd (UK) (Nomad for Planet Payment)
         Simon Bridges / Andrew Chubb
         Tel: +44 20 7050 6500
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