Global Payments Announces Full Support for Samsung Pay in China

BEIJING & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of
payment technology services, is pleased to offer merchants in China the
ability to accept Samsung Pay, a simple and safe mobile payment service
that works almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your card. As a Samsung
Pay-qualified payment provider, Global Payments’ robust suite of payment
solutions is fully enabled for acceptance, allowing merchants to offer
their customers the convenience of Samsung Pay.

To make a payment on Samsung Pay, users can simply swipe up, scan their
fingerprint and pay. Samsung Pay uses tokenization, Samsung KNOX, and
fingerprint authentication to provide secure payments and reduce the
security risks inherent to plastic cards. With Magnetic Secure
Transmission (MST) and Near Field Communication (NFC) technologies,
Samsung Pay works with most existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals.

“Global Payments is delighted to bring innovative commerce to merchants
in China by supporting Samsung Pay,” said Frank T. Young, SVP, Global
Product and Innovation. “Our continued commitment to leading payments
technology across the globe allows us to offer another form of mobile
payment acceptance to the broadest set of merchants.”

About Global Payments

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of
payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by
customer needs globally. Our technologies, partnerships and employee
expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services
that allow our customers to accept all payment types across a variety of
distribution channels in many markets around the world.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with approximately 4,500 employees
worldwide, Global Payments is a Fortune 1000 Company with merchants and
partners in 29 countries throughout North America, Europe, the
Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. For more information about Global
Payments, our Service. Driven. Commerce brand and our technologies,
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