Santander UK renews Elavon contract

Source: Elavon

Elavon, a leading global payments provider and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, and Santander UK have renewed an exclusive partnership to provide payments acquiring and eCommerce solutions to Santander’s customers for another five years.

Since 2004, Elavon and Santander have worked together to offer payments solutions to businesses throughout the United Kingdom.

With a focus on innovation, the partnership brings additional investment in technology to support eCommerce and deepen relationships with customers, helping them grow and operate more efficiently. Businesses and consumers both benefit from Elavon’s best-in-class payments solutions in any environment needed, including card-present, in-app, mail/telephone, on-line as well as across international borders.

Colin Close, Country Manager, UK and International Corporate for Elavon Financial Services adds: “This is an exciting new chapter in our history with Santander UK. Together, our commitment, expertise and innovation in technology provides specialised payment and eCommerce solutions to meet the unique needs of different industries. This partnership supports our mission as part of U.S. Bank to help companies optimise their payments experience as the global economy becomes more digital.”

John Carroll, Head of International & Transactional Banking, Santander UK, adds: “We are delighted to renew our partnership with Elavon. Our commercial and strategic priorities align with Elavon's, and together we can help businesses maximise their revenue opportunities.”

Santander UK provides banking solutions to personal customers as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large corporate businesses across a variety of industries including; manufacturing, restaurants, hotels, professional services, transport, construction, technology, charities and more. This partnership will enable Santander to better serve a wide range of businesses with bespoke payments solutions such as the recent provision of 1,100 cashless terminals for The Royal British Legion’s 2019 Poppy Appeal. This largest-ever deployment of contactless terminals for a UK charitable campaign resulted in over 120,000 ‘tapped’ donations to the Legion this year.

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