First Global Adds Mobile Loyalty and Rewards


TSX Venture Exchange: FGD
Frankfurt Stock Exchange: 1G5

TORONTO, April 6, 2017 /CNW/ - First Global Data ("First Global" or the "Company") is pleased to announce for the launch of its North American mobile payments service, it has added discounts and loyalty offerings at more than 200,000 merchants across North America.

Among other things, First Global customers that use their mobile phones to make payments will benefit from:

  1. Prescription drug discounts at 65,000 pharmacies which will provide instant savings right at check out.
  2. Over 450 manufacturers with more than 42,000 products which can be purchased from their mobile phones and shipped to 120 countries around the world.
  3. Discounts at approximately 85,000 restaurants across North America.
  4. Shopping discounts at more than 32,000 stores.
  5. Savings at more than 2,500 golf courses
  6. Rewards and free gifts for using their mobile wallets to make purchases

"We are building a compelling value proposition for our customers as we prepare for our North American launch. Our customers will receive significant savings and benefits as they use their mobile phones to make purchases." said Andre Itwaru, Chairman and CEO of First Global. 

About First Global: (
First Global is an international financial services technology ("FINTECH") company. The Company's two main lines of business are mobile payments and cross border payments. First Global's proprietary leading edge technology enables the convergence of compliant domestic and cross border payments, shopping, Peer to Peer ("P2P"), Business to Consumer ("B2C"), and Business to Business ("B2B") payments. First Global enables its strategic partners and clients around the world with our leading edge financial services technology platform.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange Inc. ("TSXV") nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities offered in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

Forward Looking Information:
This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Although First Global believes in light of the experience of its officers and directors, current conditions and expected future developments and other factors that have been considered appropriate, that the expectations reflected in this forward-looking information are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them because First Global can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those contemplated by these statements. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this release. First Global undertakes no obligation to comment on analyses, expectations or statements made by third-parties in respect of First Global, its securities, or financial or operating results (as applicable). First Global disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.

SOURCE First Global Data Limited

For further information: Andre Itwaru, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, t: (416) 504-3813, e:


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