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Ingenico Group SA

legal form SA
ISIN FR0000125346
founding 1980
Seat Paris, France
  • Bernard Bourigeaud (Chairman of the Board of Directors)
  • Nicolas Huss (CEO / General Director)
Number of employees 7500
sales 2.51 billion euros (2017)
Branch Payment service provider

Ingenico Group SA , based in Paris, is a French listed company in the payments industry.


The company was founded in 1980 by Jean-Jacques Poutrel and Michel Malhouitre. Ingenico manufactures chip card readers for cashless payment processing and develops software solutions for online payments in the field of electronic commerce . In the 2017 financial year, the company generated sales of EUR 2.51 billion with around 7,500 employees. Ingenico Payment Services is a German subsidiary of Ingenicos . In October 2018 Ingenico announced a partnership with the Swedish payment service provider Trustly .

Takeover by Worldline

On February 3, 2020, the French competitor Worldline announced a public takeover offer for Ingenico. Ingenico is valued by the offer at 7.8 billion euros. The merger will create the fourth largest digital payment provider in the world. The German savings bank group, which together with Ingenico owns the Payone joint venture in Germany, welcomed the merger.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Ingenico: People / The cornerstones of our success , accessed on August 29, 2018
  2. a b Ingenico: 2017 Q4 Revenue and FY Results / Consolidated Financial Statements , accessed on August 29, 2018
  3. Ingenico: E-Commerce , accessed on August 29, 2018
  4. IT Finanzmagazin: Cooperation between Trustly and Ingenico · IT Finanzmagazin. In: IT financial magazine. October 19, 2018, accessed on December 19, 2018 (German).
  5. FAZ: BILLION MERGER IN FRANCE: Wirecard competitors join forces , February 3, 2020