LONG BEACH, N.Y., March 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planet Payment, Inc. (LSE:PPT) (LSE:PPTR) (Nasdaq:PLPM), a leading provider of international payment processing and multi-currency processing services, received notification on 21 March 2013 of the following share dealings by a Director. As previously notified, prior to the end of December 2012, Mr. Beck exercised expiring options and acquired a total of 311,342 common shares in the Company in part for a cash purchase price totalling $675,000. On 21 March 2013 the Company was notified of the following share sales:
|Director||No. of Shares||Date of Transaction||Transaction||Average Price per Share||Total No Shares post-Transaction||Percentage of Voting Interests|
|Philip Beck||30,995||20 & 21 March 2013||Market Sale||$3.005||2,777,665||4.6%|
About Planet PaymentPlanet Payment is a leading provider of international payment processing and multi-currency processing services. We provide our services in more than 20 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, North America, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, primarily through our more than 50 acquiring bank and processor customers. Our point-of-sale and e-commerce services help merchants sell more goods and services to consumers, and together with our ATM services are integrated within the payment card transaction flow enabling our acquiring customers, their merchants and consumers to shop, pay, transact and reconcile payment transactions in multiple currencies, geographies and channels. Planet Payment is headquartered in New York and has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Bermuda, Delaware, Dubai, Dublin, London, Hong Kong, Mexico City, Shanghai and Singapore. Visit www.planetpayment.com for more information about the Company and its services. For up-to-date information follow Planet Payment on Twitter at @PlanetPayment or join Planet Payment's Facebook page.
CONTACT: Enquiries: Planet Payment, Inc. Graham N. Arad Tel: + 1 516 670 3200 www.planetpayment.com Redleaf Polhill (UK PR for Planet Payment) Emma Kane / Henry Columbine / David Ison Tel: +44 20 7566 6720 email@example.com ICR (US IR for Planet Payment) Contacts: Don Duffy / Dara Dierks Tel: +1 646 277 1212 Canaccord Genuity Ltd (UK) (Nomad for Planet Payment) Simon Bridges / Andrew Chubb Tel: +44 20 7050 6500