|By RealWire News Distribution||
|January 25, 2013 03:40 AM EST||
The Payment Service Provider processed a total of 137 million online transactions throughout 2012, representing 16.6 billion euros transferred over its platforms across 76 countries.
Brussels, 24 January 2013 - Despite the economic crisis, Ogone has enjoyed a 35.4% increase in turnover processed on its platforms in 2012 and expects similar growth figures for 2013. This significant evolution opens up promising opportunities for the online market in general, for Ogone's future and its 40,000 clients in particular.
With a worldwide presence featuring a strong pan-European focus, Ogone is now reinforcing its activity in the USA and in India, as well as prospecting new markets such as Asia. In terms of vision, this leading e-commerce player plans to further invest in product innovation and development in order to enrich its solutions for fraud prevention and financial services. One of these future-proof solutions is Ogone Collect, which allows merchants to accept the most popular local and international payment methods in several countries and currencies through a single contract. Ogone is also looking forward to helping shape the transition towards mobile payments and further capitalises on its e-Money licence. With this licence, Ogone can offer a white-label solution which enables e-merchants, telecom operators and banks to offer their own mobile payment services for their customers and prospects.
"Our success comes from a clear-sighted, pragmatic and thorough approach that has never ceased to focus on security and convenience for our clients," concludes Peter De Caluwe, CEO of Ogone. "Thanks to our clear focus, a constantly growing team and the opening of subsidiaries in new regions of the world, Ogone is superbly positioned to play an active role in worldwide e-commerce and to be a brand inspiring trust to merchants and their respective e-customers."
About Ogone Payment Services (www.ogone.com):
Ogone Payment Services is a leading international Payment Service Provider. More than 40,000 businesses in over 70 countries worldwide trust Ogone to manage, collect and secure their online and mobile payments so they can drive their businesses, enhance both their domestic and cross border sales and increase checkout conversion.
Ogone is committed to providing new payment solutions as consumers adopt them. It is connected through certified links with more than 200 different banks and acquirers and hence is able to provide over 80 international, local and alternative payment methods in Europe, Asia, Latin America, the United States and the Middle East.
Through its subsidiary Tunz.com, Ogone holds a certified European e-money license, offering 'plug and play' virtual wallets to their merchants without them having to open foreign accounts and signing contracts with third-parties.
Ogone is an independent company with Summit Partners as majority stakeholder and partner of the management team. It is headquartered in Belgium and maintains regional offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, UAE, the US and India.
Friends Provident, Tui, Thomas Cook, Halfords, Just Eat, Bose, Opodo, Club Med, DHL International, Viking Direct/Office Depot, Thalys International, Misco and Center Parcs are just some of the many major players that trust Ogone with their payments.