We look forward to supporting Liberbank’s overall growth by offering powerful payment solutions to Liberbank’s valued merchants through EVO’s existing UniversalPay business in Spain and our broader European platform.
December 27, 2017
EVO Payments International (EVO), a leading card payment acquirer and payment service provider operating throughout North America and Europe, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Liberbank SA to form a long-term strategic alliance to provide payment services to merchants in Spain. In connection with the alliance, Liberbank will transfer its existing merchant acquiring business in Spain to EVO. EVO will provide a full suite of secure payment processing services for both existing and prospective Liberbank merchants, allowing them access to best-in-class merchant acquiring services, innovations in digital transactions, and state-of-the-art technology. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2018.
“We are delighted to partner with Liberbank in Spain,” said James G. Kelly, CEO of EVO Payments International. “This alliance fits perfectly with our strategy to expand our global footprint through partnerships with market-leading financial institutions. We look forward to supporting Liberbank’s overall growth by offering powerful payment solutions to Liberbank’s valued merchants through EVO’s existing UniversalPay business in Spain and our broader European platform.”
“Our goal has always been to offer best-in-class products and services to the markets we serve,” said Jesús Ruano, CFO of Liberbank. “Our partnership with EVO, a leading payment service provider in Europe, will allow us to offer our customers card payment services of the highest quality. This strategic alliance…