SOURCE: INGENICO

November 30, 2009 14:26 ET

Ingenico announces the completion of easycash's acquisition, a major step in Ingenico's strategic development towards services

NEUILLY SUR SEINE, FRANCE--(Marketwire - November 30, 2009) - Ingenico (ISIN : FR0000125346 - Euronext Paris : ING) announces today the completion of the acquisition of 100% of the easycash group, a leading German payment services provider, within the anticipated time frame.

This acquisition enables Ingenico to accelerate its strategic development in the payment solutions and therefore to offer a comprehensive range of solutions around POS terminals and to leverage on the growth of payment.

Philippe Lazare, Chief Executing Officer, commented: "With the closing of the transaction, we can now actively work on easycash's integration and implementation of synergies. We are delighted to combine easycash's know-know and competences in payment services to our global geographical presence in order to provide our customers and prospects with a comprehensive range of global and cross-border solutions. "

About Ingenico (ING)

Ingenico is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 15 million terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 2,500 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on www.ingenico.com.

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| ISIN code   |Bloomberg |Reuters |
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|FR0000125346 |   ING FP | ING.PA |
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|INGENICO – Investor      |INGENICO – Press    |
|Relations                |                    |
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|Catherine Blanchet       |Max-Paul Sebag      |
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|Investor Relations       |CEO's Public        |
|Director                 |Relations Director  |
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|catherine.blanchet@ingeni|max-paul.sebag@ingen|
|co.com                   |ico.com             |
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|+33 1.46.25.82.20        |+33 1.41.44.68.56   |
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