Competitor Profile: Worldline

Worldline Group (Worldline) is one of the leading payment and transactional service providers globally, offering end-to-end solutions covering the entire payment value chain. It offers omnichannel solutions for merchants, banks, acquirers, payment service providers (PSPs), businesses, and governments. Worldline is present in 175 countries, supporting over 200 payment services and 175 currencies.

Worldline operates through three business segments: Merchant Services, Financial Services, and Mobility & e-Transactional Services, offering the likes of acquiring and processing, card issuing processing, clearing and settlement, open banking, and mobile banking.

It has made several acquisitions of complementary businesses, which have aided the company to stay competitive in the market. In November 2018, Worldline acquired SIX Payment Services, enabling it to become a major payment processing company in Europe. This followed its acquisition of First Data Baltics, a subsidiary of payment processing firm First Data, in September 2017.

The report provides information and insights into Worldline including –

– Detailed insight into its business

– Comprehensive coverage of its products and services

– Comparative assessment with key alternative payment solutions

– Information on its performance, including its revenue model

– The company's important events and milestones


– In 1997, Atos was created through Axime’s merger with Sligos.

– In 2000, Atos Services was renamed to Atos Origin Services following its merger with Origin.

– In July 2013, Atos spun off all of its electronic payment and transactional services activities into a single subsidiary called Worldline.

– In January 2019, Worldline launched WL One Commerce Hub, an all-in-one merchants payment platform enabling merchants to access all payment solutions offered through a single point of contact.

Reasons to buy

– Gain insights into Worldline's business operations and key events.

– Gain insights into its product portfolio and revenue model.

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Companies mentioned



Banksys and Bank Card Company


SIX Payment Services

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Historic Milestones


Competitor Analysis of Regional and Global Acquirers

Performance Highlights

Revenue Model

Products & Services

Key Mergers & Acquisitions

Significant Events

Supporting Merchants



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