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November 29, 2015 6:05 PM ET

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Company Overview of Pivotal Payments Inc.

Company Overview

Pivotal Payments Inc. provides merchant services and payment processing solutions to clients in various industries worldwide. The company offers various services, such as debit and credit card processing, electronic check conversion, merchant cash advance programs, business discounts, loyalty/gift card programs, and terminal management solutions to point of sale, online, and mobile merchants. It provides services to small- and mid-sized retail businesses, e-commerce, m-commerce and other card not present merchants, chain stores, franchises, restaurants, and dealerships. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Plano, Texas. Pivotal Payments Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Pivotal Hol...

5000 Legacy Drive

Suite 320

Plano, TX 75024

United States

Founded in 2003





Key Executives for Pivotal Payments Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President
Senior Vice-President of Operations
Senior Vice President of Client Solutions
Senior Vice-President of Flexpoint
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Pivotal Payments Inc. Key Developments

Pivotal Payments Supports Android Pay, Bringing Mobile Wallet Acceptance to U.S. Business Owners

Pivotal Payments announced that it will offer Android Pay acceptance, allowing its merchants and partners to benefit from Google's flexible and secure mobile wallet platform. Android Pay enables Android users to seamlessly tap and pay with their phones in more than one million stores in the US, with more locations being added daily. Pivotal Payments' future-proof solutions continue to help business owners be ready for new and emerging payment types as soon as they are available. Pivotal's current hardware lineup offers near field communication (NFC) mobile payment capabilities that are fully compatible with Android Pay, plus point-to-point encryption (P2PE), providing merchants and consumers faster and safer payments. Android Pay allows consumers to make purchases conveniently, securely and easily by simply unlocking their phone and holding it near the contactless terminal. Sign-up and adding credit or debit card data is performed directly through the Android Pay app. To further extend the reach and benefits of Android Pay, Pivotal's FlexPoint integrated payments platform empowers ISV developers to seamlessly incorporate mobile wallets with their core payment software, gift and loyalty apps.

Pivotal Payments Completes Certification for Point-To-Point Encryption for its FlexPoint Integration Platform

Pivotal Payments announced it has completed certification for point-to-point encryption (P2PE) for its FlexPoint integration platform, further bolstering security at the point of sale by adding the high level of cardholder data protection available. Along with delivering robust anti-fraud measures, FlexPoint's P2PE solution effectively reduces PCI DSS scope for merchants, ISVs and VARs, lowering the cost and effort needed to achieve and maintain compliance. FlexPoint's proprietary software encrypts cardholder data directly at the point of sale, rendering it useless to fraudsters without a special decryption key located safely with the processor. Since the encrypted data is sent to a point of secure decryption outside the merchant's environment,in the event of a breach, liability is pushed upstream to the processor. FlexPoint removes many expensive hurdles for PCI certification and also allows POS software developers and vendors to reduce time and cost associated with PA-DSS audits. Enhanced security: Merchants and consumers benefit from encryption throughout the entire transaction chain as card data is protected in use, in transit and at rest. ISVs and VARs can benefit from accessing industries with tight security requirements. Reduced costs: PCI compliance can cost between tens of thousands to millions of dollars. FlexPoint can significantly reduce financial costs involved with PCI DSS. Time savings: Becoming PCI compliant can last up to two years, and renewing certification may last a full six months. To save time, FlexPoint's P2PE solution significantly relieves regulatory and security burdens. Fewer resources: FlexPoint helps businesses increase bandwidth and productivity by reducing resources needed to set up and maintain compliance to the latest security standards. Along with increasing pressure for better payment security, the upcoming EMV liability shift deadline in the United States and rise of NFC-enabled mobile wallets such as Apple Pay are transforming the payments landscape, pushing demand higher for merchants to upgrade their POS devices. With FlexPoint, business owners can enable a best of breed point of sale solution that accepts virtually every payment type and protects their businesses and clients from rising card fraud.

GlobalOne Announces Wide Release of Smart Transaction Routing Engine

GlobalOne, a division of Pivotal Payments Inc. announced wide release of its Smart Transaction Routing engine. This rules-based engine, now available to all merchants using the GlobalOne gateway, is designed to improve profits and identify cost reduction opportunities by intelligently routing transactions to the most cost-efficient acquirer, increasing authorization rates and minimizing risk. Benefits of GlobalOne's Multi-Currency Global Payment Technology and Smart Transaction Routing engine include: Connectivity to over 130 worldwide networks and banks with a single integration. Optimizing interchange, allowing merchants to qualify for lower rates as often as possible. Better managing transaction traffic through multiple jurisdictions for ease of entry into new markets. Automating volume throttle between merchant accounts, ensuring it never exceeds the limit permitted by the processor. Multi-currency pricing with access to over 60 foreign currencies and alternative payment options. Providing international clients with a local shopping experience, for improved client satisfaction and loyalty leading to less shopping cart abandonment and repeat business. Reducing losses associated with potential cardholder fraud. The acquiring platform will allow merchants to localize in different countries or regions, with the routing rules assisting in better managing transaction flow. Merchants can configure the Smart Transaction Routing engine and apply rules in real-time, allowing them to track results and further tailor them to their needs. Rules can be combined with a unique setup for multiple MIDs, ensuring ultimate customization. GlobalOne's Client Solutions experts will work with existing and new customers to create and adjust smart routing rules, ensuring fast and reliable implementation.

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