Another international award: paysafecard receives Paybefore award in the category of Consumer Value

Vienna, 19 January 2015 - paysafecard, the European market leader in online prepaid payment solutions and member of the international Skrill Group, once again receives a prestigious Paybefore award. Despite the tough competition offered by other global prepaid payment providers, the Austrian company wins the category of Consumer Value. Prizes were awarded for 20 categories in total. The category Consumer Value was created this year to recognise the best offer of features, usage, service and price from the point of view of the consumer. Along with the other category winners, paysafecard is now in running for the renowned "Best in Category" award.

The highly prestigious Paybefore Awards are given in recognition of excellence and innovative solutions in the global prepaid and mobile card industry. The prize-giving ceremony takes place on 24 February 2015 in Las Vegas, where the final winner of the "Best in Category" prize will be announced.

paysafecard has won several Paybefore awards over the years, including for the categories of "Best Digital Currency", "Best Virtual or Digital Program" and "Top Digital Dollars".

Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard: "Each day, our customers and partners experience the advantages and benefits of using paysafecard. This award is confirmation of the speed at which paysafecard has developed to become the market leader for prepaid payment solutions over the last 14 years. We are very pleased to receive this award and view it as a mandate to remain innovative in our continued development."

About paysafecard:

paysafecard.com Wertkarten GmbH (holding of all paysafecard companies), www.paysafecard.com, is based in Vienna with subsidiaries in London, Düsseldorf, Lucerne, New York, Mexico City and Buenos Aires, among other places. The company was founded in Austria and Germany in 2000 and is a 100% subsidiary of the Skrill Group. The company is now present in 39 countries at over 450,000 sales outlets worldwide with its core product paysafecard. paysafecard is a prepaid online payment solution which anyone can use. No bank account or credit card is necessary. The paysafecard 16-digit PIN is all that's needed to complete a payment transaction. paysafecard can be used at thousands of online shops. The company has become the European market leader in prepaid payment solutions with the brands paysafecard, my paysafecard, paysafecard Mastercard® and YUNA.

paysafecard has received numerous awards over the years. These include Paybefore Awards in the categories of "Best Digital Currency", "Best Virtual or Digital Program" and "Top Digital Dollars", as well as Paybefore Awards Europe in the categories of "Most Innovative Prepaid Solution" and "Consumer Champion". In 2014, The New Economy recognised paysafecard as one of the 40 most innovative companies in 2013.

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