27/10/2010 Agreement signed between Global Payments Europe and PPF banka on a Comprehensive Solution for Payment Cards

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), a leading global provider of electronic transaction processing solutions, has announced today that its fully-owned subsidiary Global Payments Europe, s.r.o., signed a long-term contract with PPF banka a.s. for the provision of comprehensive services in the payment card field. These services include, inter alia, payment card management, card authorisation and personalisation, and other related services.

“It is an honour to cooperate with PPF banka, a fast-growing banking institution with the background of one of the largest financial and investment groups in Central and Eastern Europe,” said James R. Hicks, CEO of Global Payments Europe, s.r.o. “We are committed to provide customers with payment products, services, and support at a first-rate level and help them be successful in meeting the specific needs of their clients.”

“PPF Banka is pleased to cooperate with Global Payments, a company with an outstanding reputation for providing high-quality services and support in the payment card business,” said Petr Milev, CEO of PPF banka a.s.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) is a leading global provider of electronic transaction processing solutions for consumers, merchants, independent sales organisations, financial institutions, government agencies, and multi-national corporations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Global Payments offers a comprehensive line of solutions for credit and debit cards, private, gift and loyalty programmes, money transfer services, and cash management. For more information about the company and its services, visit