Optimal Payments Plc (LSE: OPAY) (AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payment solutions provider, has partnered with Emergent Payments, a global payments company that enables digital businesses to accept secure payments around the world, to integrate the Neteller service and Net+ Card Stored Value solutions into Emergent Payments' offering.
Through this agreement, Emergent Payments customers looking to offer digital services across a range of vertical markets will be able to access additional payment methods to support their growth internationally. Markets including China, South East Asia, Latin America and India have become significant, high-growth contributors to the global economy, presenting a ripe opportunity for global merchants to expand into emerging markets.
The partnership also enables Optimal Payments to expand its presence globally via Emergent Payments' U.S. client-base. Optimal Payment's NETELLER® global payment network provides international coverage in emerging markets such as Latin America and South East Asia, in which Emergent Payments specializes. The convenient and secure platform offers more than 100 payment options through a single API connection, and 24/7/365 customer service available in 15 languages. NETELLER® also protects clients from fraud through its no-chargeback guarantee.
Mitch Davis, Chairman and CEO at Emergent Payments, said: "At Emergent Payments, we are focused on providing the deepest set of payment methods in the $1.7T emerging markets space, and the highest conversion rates for our Merchants. Fast growing markets like LATAM, Asia, India and MENA are driven by local methods other than credit cards. Our turn-key payments platform, Pay+, enables digital businesses to monetize globally while managing local issues and complexities with cross-border payments. This partnership with Optimal Payments allows us to deliver an even wider range of high quality payment solutions within our Pay+ platform to cater to our clients' business growth needs."
Lorenzo Pellegrino, executive vice president of NETELLER® at Optimal Payments, added: "Our NETELLER® service was designed to help meet the ever-changing needs of the ecommerce market and help businesses grow. This partnership is yet another important step in our strategy to further expand our presence globally. We are pleased to partner with Emergent Payments to provide their clients with secure and trusted payment options around the world."