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New Tenpay partnership opens Checkout.com’s payment solution in China 03.08.2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Checkout.com has developed a new partnership with Chinese online payment company Tenpay. This new partner’s payment method is now available for Checkout.com merchants via one single integration.

New China Partnership Expands Offering to the World’s Biggest Online Market

Checkout.com’s new partnership with Tenpay in China will expand its offering of payment solutions within its single Checkout online payments platform. This new partnership will immediately enable any new and existing Checkout.com merchants to sell to hundreds of millions of additional customers in the biggest market in the world. The Economist forecasts that China’s e-commerce market will be bigger than the existing markets in America, Britain, Japan, Germany and France combined by 2020.

In addition to providing international credit and debit card processing through its direct acquiring relationship with Visa Europe, MasterCard International, Union Pay International, American Express, Diners Club International and the Discover Network, Checkout.com is building partnerships with rapidly growing local payment providers around the globe in order to offer the most comprehensive cross-border payment solution for the internet.

Checkout.com’s focus on local payments has led to the creation of a unique solution that allows merchants to seamlessly connect all the local payments they need to their website via one single integration, regardless of the solution type (for example, eWallets, mobile payments, online banking or prepaid cards). This product typically targets merchants processing with credit cards who want to expand their reach around the globe by offering local payment options to ensure they never miss a sale.

“It is an exceptional opportunity for us, but more importantly for our merchants, to be connected to Tenpay. Tenpay is revolutionising online financial services within China and is creating so much value across the e-commerce and internet payments ecosystem.”

Mathieu Altwegg, Checkout.com CEO

About Checkout.com

Founded in 2010, Checkout.com is an international FinTech company offering the most comprehensive cross-border payments for the internet. Checkout.com offers a fully customisable one-stop solution through one simple integration. Checkout.com’s 100-person team serves e-commerce merchants worldwide through its London, Dubai, Singapore and Mauritius offices. Further information available at www.checkout.com.

About Tenpay

Tenpay, affiliated with Chinese internet giant Tencent, owner of WeChat and QQ, is one of the biggest players in the Chinese online e-commerce market, accounting for just under 20% of e-commerce transactions. Currently, there are 200 million Tenpay registered users.

Tenpay payments now accepted in Checkout payment gateway

 

For further information, please contact Checkout.com:

Amber Hayward, Marketing Director

+44 7585 955 207

amber.hayward@checkout.com

Skype: amber.hayward.checkout

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