Also shortlisted for Best Payment Innovation in e-Commerce Award
LONDON,UK, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Optimal Payments (LSE: OPAY)
("Optimal"), a leading online payments provider, is pleased to announce
that it has been recognised by Elavon Merchant Services ("Elavon") with
the top award for "Outstanding PSP Performance" of the Year.
This award recognises the outstanding service that Optimal Payments'
NETBANX payment processing division provides to its merchant
customers. NETBANX works with a number of acquirers including Elavon
to offer a comprehensive and global payments capability through a
"We are very proud to be recognised for this significant achievement",
said Danny Chazonoff, Chief Operating Officer of Optimal Payments.
"This award demonstrates the commitment of the whole Optimal team to
deliver outstanding service to our NETBANX customers. It further
enhances our sound reputation as we continue to extend our solutions to
merchants and consumers built around our innovative proprietary
James Quickfall, Head of 3rd Party Sales at Elavon Merchant Services, added "Optimal Payments has
continued to demonstrate its capabilities in payment processing, and we
are proud of our relationship with them, leveraging their market
leading technology, risk management experience and operational
excellence to help us win large, complex deals. Their ability to
deliver to their customers is unrivalled, and our successful
relationship is built on strong foundations of innovation and
professionalism from both sides."
This award follows Optimal Payments' success in being shortlisted for
the Best Payment Innovation in e-Commerce Award at the IMRG sponsored
2012 e-Commerce Awards for Excellence.
These awards are unique in the UK and will bring the whole industry
together to celebrate its success. The awards categories have been
carefully selected to show off the broad range of skills that are
required for successful e-commerce as well as reflecting the
contribution that eCommerce can make to society and culture. The
ceremony to announce the winners of the eCommerce Awards for Excellence
takes place on 2nd October (the first evening of the e-Commerce Expo http://www.ecommerceexpo.co.uk) at the Brewery, Chiswell Street in the City of London. More
information is available at http://www.imrg.org.
About Optimal Payments
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions.
Trusted by businesses and consumers in over 180 countries to move and
manage billions of dollars each year, merchants use the NETBANX ®
processing service to simplify how they accept and settle credit card,
direct-from-bank, and cash payments; and the NETELLER ® payment account
to increase margins, capture new customers and increase their lifetime
value. Being an independent provider has allowed the company to support
tens-of-thousands merchants around the globe across a wide range of
industries. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock
Exchange's AIM market, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company
Optimal Payments Ltd is authorized and regulated as an e-money issuer
by the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA).
For more information on Optimal Payments visit www.optimalpayments.com
or subscribe at www. optimalpayments.com/feed. You can also follow us
on twitter @optimalpayments.
About Elavon (www.elavon.com)
Elavon is a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and
provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one
million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Brazil
and Puerto Rico. Elavon markets solutions including credit and debit
card processing, electronic gift cards, dynamic currency conversion,
multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring through multiple
alliance channels including financial institutions, trade associations,
third party sales agents as well as direct sales. Elavon's suite of
solutions is tailored to meet the needs of merchants in specialized
markets such as retail, hospitality/T&E, health care, education and the
SOURCE: Optimal Payments Inc.
For further information:
Optimal Payments Plc
Andrew Gilchrist EVP Corporate Affairs + 44 (0) 1624 698 713
Citigate Dewe Rogerson (PR adviser to Optimal Payments) + 44 (0) 20 7638 9571
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