January 22, 2008 13:04 ET

INGENICO : Press release

NEUILLY SUR SEINE, FRANCE--(Marketwire - January 22, 2008) - Ingenico today announced that it has filed legal proceedings against (1) Francisco Partners LP (2) Francisco Partners GP LLC (3) Francisco Partners II, LP (4) Keith Geeslin (together "the Francisco Parties") for using Ingenico confidential information and otherwise breaching the Francisco Parties' obligations owed to Ingenico pursuant to the terms of a Non-Disclosure Agreement dated March 21, 2006 between Francisco Partners and Ingenico ("the NDA")

The breaches of the NDA arise from the Francisco Parties' proposed provision of a $60 million Senior Credit Facility to Hypercom Corporation relating to its acquisition of Thales' E-Transactions Business. As a consequence, Ingenico insists that Francisco Partners must immediately withdraw from the proposed commitment.

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