Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it is bringing its digital fintech platform to Australia and New Zealand. Wirecard reported its platform is now available in New Zealand for e-commerce services and Australia for omnichannel solutions. As part of the expansion, Wirecard is extending its ecosystem of real-time value-added services around innovative digital payments in Oceania.
While sharing details about the expansion, Daniel Vukovac, General Manager Merchant Business Solutions Australia at Wirecard, stated:
“Wirecard has been successfully doing business in Australia for quite a few years, winning some major clients. The latest omnichannel expansion in this region marks another important step to offer our services globally to as many merchants as possible – through digitizing payment processes and making transactions seamless for end-consumers. We are looking forward to further reducing the usage of cash worldwide and offering customers the benefits of truly digital payment solutions.”
Founded in 1999, Wirecard currently employs more than 5000 employees in nearly 30 countries. It considers itself one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce and it provides businesses, as well as end customers, with expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services. Its ecosystem focuses on the areas of:
- payment and risk
- retail & transaction banking
- loyalty and couponing
- data analytics & conversion rate enhancement
Wirecard added it owns a number of regulated financial institutions in several key markets and holds issuing and acquiring licenses from all major payment and card networks. Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (DAX and TecDAX).