As part of the alliance, Worldline’s new global acquiring services have become part of BR-DGE’s Partnership Programme.
The programmecovers more than 300 payment providers and technology tools to help merchants improve their payments stack and take advantage of payment orchestration.
BR-DGE’s merchants will gain access to scalable and secure tools from Worldline’s global acquiring platform, through the new alliance.
In addition, the partnership will benefit from BR-DGE and Worldline’s capabilities in the digital, e-retail, gaming and media as well as travel industries.
Bo the firms plan to jointly develop new products in future, under the deal.
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The renewed alliance is based on an existing agreement signed between the companies in 2020. The partnership saw the incorporation of BR-DGE’s eCommerce payment consolidation and control into Worldline’s rail eCommerce platform in the UK.
In addition, the extended collaboration marks BR-DGE’s scaling throughout its business with the team inflating by 50%.
BR-DGE also plans to foray into the US market later this year.
Worldline global director of channel partnerships Kelly Harvin said: “eCommerce customers can leverage the partnership between Worldline and BR-DGE to quickly enable payments acceptance globally, including key growth corridors like South Korea, India, and many countries in Latin America.
“We are excited to collaborate with BR-DGE to help merchants increase conversion through our best-in-class solutions.”
Earlier this month, Worldline entered into a binding agreement to buy the merchant acquiring business of Banco Desio for €100m.