Forbes Recognizes Global Payments as one of America's Fastest Growing Technology Companies

May 17, 2012, 09:02 ET from Global Payments Inc.

ATLANTA, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leader in electronic transaction processing services, announced today that Forbes has recognized Global Payments in the magazine's list of the top 25 fastest growing technology companies in America.  

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Published in the May 21 edition, the "Forbes Fast Tech 25: Our Annual List of Growth Kings" ranks companies based on a variety of factors including:  

  • Profitability with a minimum revenue of $150 million and minimum market value of $500 million
  • Sales growth of at least 10% for each of the past three fiscal years and over the latest 12 months
  • Three-to-five year estimated earnings-per-share growth rates greater than 10%

The publication reviewed more than 5,000 publicly-traded technology companies in development of the final list of 25.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.  Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal management.  Visit for more information about the company and its services.

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