Global Payments Extends Its Long Winning Streak of Top Industry Awards

Earns prestigious awards across Asia Pacific in multiple categories including product innovation and service excellence

Mar 28, 2013, 16:05 ET from Global Payments Inc.

HONG KONG and ATLANTA, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Asia Pacific Limited ("Global Payments"), a subsidiary of U.S.-based Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), announced today that it has been recognized again as a leading card payment processor in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific after receiving a series of top payment industry awards from Visa Inc., MasterCard Worldwide, China UnionPay and VRL Financial News for achievements in 2012. These awards continue to underscore Global Payments' leadership position and solid commitment to providing innovative payment solutions and outstanding service to merchants in Hong Kong and across 11 markets in Asia. The multiple award wins include:

For Hong Kong


  • Highest Merchant Sales Volume - Gold Prize
  • Largest Merchant Sales Volume Growth - Silver Prize
  • Cross Border Highest Inbound Volume
  • Innovation mPOS Acceptance
  • Highest eCommerce Acquiring Volume


  • Highest Market Share on Merchant Purchase Volume - Winner
  • Highest Market Share on Cross-border Merchant Purchase Volume - Winner
  • Highest Market Share on e-Commerce Merchant Purchase Volume - Winner

China UnionPay

  • Highest Acquiring Volume - Silver Award
  • Highest POS Number Growth - Silver Award
  • Outstanding Acquiring Performance Award (IC Enabled POS Number)

For Asia Pacific

VRL Financial News

  • Banking & Payments Asia Trailblazer Awards - Service Excellence in Merchant Acquiring - Special Commendation

"We are honored that our achievements in merchant acquiring have been recognized within the industry," said James Hicks, President Global Payments Asia Pacific. "In particular, this year's new awards for our mobile point-of-sale solution (mPOS) and e-commerce demonstrate our competitive edge and success in developing and providing innovative payment services that create significant value to merchants."

With the recent launch of its commercial pilot for PayApp, Global Payments became the first major merchant acquirer in Hong Kong to go to market with a mobile payment solution. The new solution is an innovative payment service that turns a smartphone or tablet into a mobile card acceptance device. It enables merchants to take card payments quickly and easily for businesses on the go, delivery services and companies with a mobile sales force.


About Global Payments Asia Pacific Limited

Global Payments Asia Pacific Limited, a subsidiary of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), serves merchants in 11 countries and territories across Asia and is the largest pan-Asian card processing company in the region. The company brings a new level of innovation to merchant services in the region with an expansive range of innovative payment solutions, industry-leading merchant reporting tools and unparalleled merchant services.  The company has established a strong presence in the Asia-Pacific region, operating in Brunei, China, Hong Kong, India, Macau, Malaysia, the Maldives, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Taiwan.  Please visit for more information about the company and its services.

About Global Payments

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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