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Global Payments Extends Its Long Winning Streak Of Top Industry Awards

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

Visa
  • 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

MasterCard
  • 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.

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