ATOS: MasterCard and Worldline announce their partnership on the integration and deployment of MasterPass (TM)

 ATOS: MasterCard and Worldline announce their partnership on the integration
                      and deployment of MasterPass (TM)

Paris, 17 October 2013 -  MasterCard (NYSE:MA) and Worldline, Atos  subsidiary 
for e- payment services, announced today their partnership on the  integration 
and deployment of MasterPass  (TM), the future  of digital transactions.  This 
collaboration, which  covers all  countries operated  by Worldline  -  France, 
Benelux, Germany, UK, Spain, India and other Asian countries - , paves the way
for the adoption of MasterPass (TM) by thousands of merchants.

MasterPass(TM),  the  digital  platform  from  MasterCard,  simplifies  online 
purchases  made   from  connected   devices  including   PCs,  touchpads   and 
smartphones. MasterPass eliminates  the need for  consumers to enter  detailed 
shipping and card information to complete their online shopping at  MasterPass 
merchant sites that have the«Buy with MasterPass (TM)" button on their  check 
out page. Consumers can  securely store MasterCard  and other branded  credit, 
debit  and   prepaid  card   information,  address   books  and   more.   This 
simplification  of  the  purchasing  process,  which  also  includes  all  the 
guarantees  of  a  card  payment,   should  enable  e-merchants  to   increase 
significantly  their  transformation  rate   and  boost  the  development   of 

This solution, which  is initially being  deployed for e-commerce,  will at  a 
second stage enable merchants to offer to their customers to pay in store with
MasterPass(TM) and encourage the convergence of payment experiences using  new 
technologies such as NFC, flashcode, QR code.

From November 2013, MasterPass  (TM) will be  available on Worldline's  online 
payment  platform,  an  online,   secure  and  cross-channel  solution.   This 
partnership should help to expand the adoption of MasterPass (TM) to thousands
of e-merchants  starting  from  2014,  who  may  now  benefit  from  the  many 
advantages offered by this simple and quick solution for consumers.

"As an Atos  subsidiary specialized in  electronic payments and  transactional 
services, our goal is to offer our  clients a solution that will improve  both 
online and offline  shopping experiences",  declared Xavier  Brucker, Head  of 
multichannel payments at Worldline. "We share with MasterCard the same vision
for the future of commerce, which implies innovative payment solutions."

Régis Folbaum, CEO of MasterCard  France, commented: "This partnership with  a 
global leader such as Worldline will accelerate the adoption of MasterPass(TM)
in France and in Europe, as it will increase the number of merchants  adopting 
this practical, fast and secure solution . With MasterPass(TM), merchants will
greatly improve  their customers'  shopping experience  online and  in  store. 
MasterPass(TM) is undoubtedly the future of electronic payments. "

About Worldline
Worldline, an Atos subsidiary, is the European leader and a global player in
the payments and transactional services industry. Worldline delivers new
generation services, enabling its customers to offer smooth and innovative
solutions to the end consumer. Key actor for B2B2C industries, with 40 years
of experience, Worldline is ideally positioned to support and contribute to
the success of all businesses and administrative services in a perpetually
evolving market. Worldline offers a unique and flexible business model built
around a global and growing portfolio, thus enabling end-to-end support.
Worldline activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services &
Terminals, Mobility & e-Transactional Services, Financial Processing Services
& Software Licensing. In 2012, Worldline's activities within the Atos Group
generated (pro forma) revenues of 1.1billion euros. The company employs more
than 7,100people worldwide.

Press contact Worldline
Jose de Vries
+31 6 30 27 26 11

About MasterCard

MasterCard (NYSE:  MA),,  is a  technology company  in  the 
global payments industry. We  operatethe world's fastest payments  processing 
network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants,  governments 
and businesses  in  more  than 210  countries  and  territories.  MasterCard's 
products and solutions make everyday  commerce activities - such as  shopping, 
traveling, running a business and managing finances - easier, more secure  and 
more efficient for everyone.  Follow us on  Twitter @MasterCardNews, join  the 
discussion on the Cashless Pioneers Blog and subscribe for the latest news  on 
the Engagement Bureau.

Press contact MasterCard
Corinne Raes : +32 498 58 5237 -

MasterCard France
Donatienne Douriez: + -
Vincent Fournier: + -


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