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Computop drives international expansion for retailers with eShopWorld and Billpay

Computop partners will showcase e-commerce solutions at Internet Retailing Expo

London, England - March 13, 2014 - Computop, a leading payment service provider (PSP), is strengthening its global position through an extended partnership with eShopWorld, a leading provider of cross border e-commerce software, and services, and Billpay, leading providers for online payment methods dedicated to key European markets. The strategic alliance aims to bring customers an integrated ecommerce, logistics and secure payment platform to support growth in international markets.

The partnership follows Computop's recent introduction of Paygate 6.0, the latest version of the company's multi-channel global payment platform which is simplifying and streamlining how merchants can conduct business both domestically and internationally, and is fully SEPA enabled in preparation for the pan-European payment harmonization initiative later this year. eShopWorld has enabled a key feature of Paygate, making a duty and tax calculation available to Computop customers, and enhancing its global logistics across its customer base.

Stephen Berry, country manager for Computop UK commented, "2014 is set to bring major international retailer expansion as brands seek to maximise opportunities in key resurgent markets, growing consumer demand for UK brands and greater awareness of the "unknown". By simplifying the complexities of operating in the international market with our partners, we can offer merchants a single platform to deliver a seamless, enhanced customer experience."

Martin Tully, Chief Operations Officer for eShopWorld said, "We share Computop's total commitment to helping retailers manage the complexity of localising international customer online sales and delivering a superb shopping experience. We've had proven success with multiple international brands and we're looking forward to building on this."

Computop, eShopWorld and Billpay will be showcasing the service on Stand B50 at Internet Retailing Expo on the 26th and 27th March. A co-hosted workshop will explore 'Simplifying the Challenges of International e- commerce'. P2PE, operating in China and how Computop's integrated Paygate 6.0 platform can support this will be a key focus.

Maximillian von Eisner, Chief Sales Officer at Billpay adds, "Partnerships like these are about putting the customer at the centre of an improved payment solution. We've been working with Computop to do just that in a number of key European markets, enabling retailers like Joules to respond to specific local preferences in a safe, easy and convenient way."

About Computop
Computop is a leading global payment service provider (PSP) that provides compliant and secure e-commerce, Point of Sale (PoS), m-commerce and Mail Order and Telephone Order (MOTO), globally. The company, founded in 1997, is headquartered in Bamberg, Germany with local teams also within the US, UK and China. Computop processes transactions totalling $7+ billion per year, for over 2000 large international merchants within industries such as retail, travel and gaming. Global customers include C&A, Fossil, Metro Cash & Carry, Samsung and TUI. In order to provide a complete multichannel solution for merchants, Computop has a robust partner and global banking portfolio providing merchants with a seamless and secure transaction process.

For further information please visit: www.computop.com.

About eShopWorld
eShopWorld simplifies global e-commerce for online retailers. The company's technology and services enables online retailers to sell and deliver merchandise to shoppers all over the world. The product range includes: global checkout services, fully landed cost calculations (customs duties, taxes and shipping fees), multi-currency pricing and payment processing, online fraud protection, returns management and door-to-door delivery. The 'carrier agnostic' delivery service ensures the retailer always has access to the best carrier in each territory.

By improving the overall experience for the international shopper and ensuring it compares favorably with that of a US shopper, eShopWorld's modular platform and service has enabled some of the leading US online retailers to maximize their brand value in overseas markets. To learn more about us, please visit www.eShopWorld.com.

About Billpay
Billpay (www.billpay.de) is one of the leading online payment providers for the German speaking countries and since 2013 in the Netherlands. Billpay takes the risk of payment default or charge-backs and offers payment methods Invoice (Rechnung), Partial Payment (Teilzahlung) and Direct Debit/ ELV (SEPA-Lastschrift) and thus makes online-shopping safe, easy and convenient for merchants and customers. In addition to our payment solutions, Billpay offers attractive benefits to millions of customers via the exclusive Billpay VISA Card and the Billpay loyalty program. By now, Billpay is integrated in over 3.500 online-shops and many millions of customers have used Billpay's payment methods since its launch in 2009. Both the number of customers and online-merchants are growing rapidly.

For further information please contact:
Antonia Taylor
Ascendant Communications, for Computop
Tel: +44 (0) 208 334 8041
E-mail: [email protected]

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