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Wirecard and Amadeus IT Group Form a Strategic Partnership

MUNICH, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Wirecard and Amadeus IT Group, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, have announced a joint initiative to offer Wirecard's processing services through the Amadeus Payment Platform, an IT solution that offers payment transaction management for sales performed across all channels, through a wide range of methods of payment.

This integration in the Amadeus Payment Platform will benefit Amadeus customers thanks to Wirecard's extensive payment and acquiring solutions.

Celia Pereiro, Head of Travel Payments at Amadeus IT Group, comments: "We are extremely pleased to strengthen our relationship with a leading provider such as Wirecard, whose global payment solutions complement our constant expansion in the travel and tourism payment arena, while adding value to our customers worldwide."

"Amadeus is considered to be a pioneer in the travel industry and sets standards in the market. Through this partnership we can now offer customers one solution out-of-the-box," said Michael Santner, Head of Partner Management with Wirecard. "Our partner program focuses on customer-relevant benefits in particular for technology alliances."

Visit Wirecard at the ITB in Berlin, 05 - 09 March 2014 in Hall 5.1, Stand 140.

About Wirecard:

Wirecard AG is one of the world's leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. A global multi-channel platform bundles international payment acceptances and methods, supplemented by fraud prevention solutions. When it comes to issuing their own payment instruments in the form of cards or mobile payment solutions, Wirecard provides companies with an end-to-end infrastructure, including the requisite licenses for card and account products.

Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060, WDI).

http://www.wirecard.com | http://www.wirecardbank.com | http://www.mywirecard.com

Wirecard Media Contact:

Wirecard AG
Maren Brandt
Einsteinring 35
D-85609 Aschheim
Tel.: +49(0)89-4424-1425
Fax: +49(0)89-4424-2425
E-Mail: maren.brandt@wirecard.com
Internet: http://www.wirecard.com

About Amadeus IT Group:

Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (e.g. airlines, hotels, rail and ferry operators, airports, etc.), travel sellers (travel agencies and websites), and travel buyers (corporations and travel management companies).

The Amadeus group employs around 12,000 people worldwide, across central sites in Madrid (corporate headquarters), Nice (development) and Erding (operations), as well as 71 local Amadeus Commercial Organizations globally.

The group operates a transaction-based business model. For the year ended December 31, 2012 the company reported revenues of €2,910.3million and EBITDA of €1,107.7 million. Amadeus is listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange under the symbol "AMS.MC" and is a component of the IBEX 35 index. To find out more about Amadeus please visit http://www.amadeus.com.

Amadeus IT Group Media Contact:

Amadeus
Corporate Communication
Tel.: +34(0)91-582-0160
Fax: +34(0)91-582-0188
E-Mail: mediarelations@amadeus.com

 

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