Acquisition of Wallie

Vienna/Berlin, 23. August 2011 – paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG, the holding company of paysafecard group and a leading provider of prepaid payment methods, has acquired 100% of the shares of payment provider Wallie Holding International Payment Services B.V. ("Wallie") as of 16 August 2011.

This move further expands the Vienna based company’s position as the international market leader in...

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New paysafecard app for smartphones makes it possible to find sales outlets while out and about

22 March 2011, Vienna – The leading provider of online prepaid solutions paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG has released a free application for iPhone, Blackberry, Android and vodafone 360 (Germany). This allows its customers to quickly and simply find the nearest paysafecard sales outlet. Users of the prepaid payment solution can find out which of the more than 300,000 locations (newsagents,...

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10th anniversary: paysafecard group’s success continues

Vienna/London, March 3rd 2011 – 2010 – the year of paysafecard group’s 10th anniversary – was the most successful year in the history of the company: compared to 2009, the number of transactions made with paysafecard vouchers went up by 40 percent. The staff increased to 145 employees whilst the group entered important new markets in North America and Europe. The group also widened their...

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Roland Schaar is new CIO at paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG

10 February 2011 Vienna/Berlin - Roland Schaar, previously at Österreichische Volksbanken AG (ÖVAG), has taken over the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO) at paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG.

Roland Schaar’s (39) career thus far has seen him gain international experience in IT consulting at the consulting firm Accenture. After his time there, he became Managing Director of VBIT...

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FMA issues first payment service licence to paysafecard.com Wertkarten Vertriebs GmbH

26 January 2011, Vienna – With the help of a licence, the Payment Services Act allows companies other than banks to provide payment services which had previously been the reserve of credit institutions in Austria. These licences are issued by the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA). paysafecard.com Wertkarten Vertriebs GmbH is the first Austrian company to receive such a licence.


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