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Since its foundation Wirecard has proved to be one of the leading international providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions.

2016

Entry into the North American market with the acquisition of Citi Prepaid Card Services, Conshohocken (Philadelphia), USA

Expansion in South America with the acquisition of payment service provider Moip, São Paolo, Brazil

2015

Launch of the mobile payment solution "boon." which has revolutionised smartphone payments

Entry into the dynamic Indian and Southeast Asian market with the acquisition of the Great Indian Retail Group's payment business located in Chennai, India

Start of cooperation with Alipay to provide POS payment acceptance for Alipay Barcode Payments in Europe

2014
Geographical expansion in Europe, Middle East and Africa (MEA) and Asia/Pacific (APCA): Turkey, South Africa, Singapore and New Zealand & Australia.

One of the world´s leading technology companies for electronic payment transactions. Retail payment processing for all sales channels, whether online, mobile or point-of-sale (POS).

2013
Ongoing strategic expansion in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam)

 

 

Expansion of the leading position as a Partner in the new Mobile Payment Business in Europe.

Integration of different transmission technologies (NFC, HCE, QR Code or BLE) and value added services such as loyality and couponing into the Wirecard Mobile Payment platform.

2012
Further M&A transaction in Asia (Indonesia)

Launch of mobile payment/M-PoS Solutions Launch of Mobile Payment/M-PoS Solutions

2011
Move to the new headquarters Aschheim/Dornach (Munich) Move to the new headquarters Aschheim/Dornach (Munich)

Further expansion into Asia and Europe

2009
M&A transaction announced: E-Credit Plus Pte. Ltd., Singapore M&A transaction announced: E-Credit Plus Pte. Ltd., Singapore

2007
Wirecard Asia Pacific established

Issuing business takes off

2006
Consolidation of Wirecard Bank AG

 

 

Rebranding corporate identity Rebranding corporate identity

TecDAX listing TecDAX listing

2005
New offices in Grasbrunn (Munich) New offices in Grasbrunn (Munich)

 

 

Listing on the Deutsche Börse Frankfurt (Frankfurt Stock Exchange, FSE), Prime Standard

 

 

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1999 Foundation