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About us

For 25 years, we've helped more than one million customers around the world grow their business through payments. Our flexible, secure and innovative solutions help businesses attract and keep customers, develop partner relationships, process payments and simplify operations. We are the leading provider for airlines and a top-five provider for hospitality, healthcare, retail and public sector/education.  


Who we are        Leadership        Global presence


Who we are


Get a first-hand look at the work we do and the businesses we serve. Explore our payment solutions in action and find out what our technology could do for you.

Faster Payments. Your money, your way

Top-five global payments provider

With more than 2 million customers in over 30 countries, Elavon is consistently rated among the top-five global payment providers in the world. 


Subsidiary of U.S. Bank company

We are backed by the strength and stability of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the US and rated one of the world's most ethical companies.1


6 billion transactions annually

Elavon processes more than six billion transactions, valued at nearly $450 billion, around the world per year.


Industry-specific payment solutions

We pair commitment to innovation with data security and financial stability, in order to bring specialised solutions designed to meet the unique needs of your industry. 

1 Ethisphere 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies -


The team leading our European business across seven countries at Elavon Merchant Services and Opayo.

Jamie Walker CEO, Elavon

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We’re recognised by businesses around the world as a leading provider of payment-processing solutions. We strive to deliver the highest standards of service and technology to every customer and, in pursuing that goal, our work has earned us recognition and accolades from across the industry landscape.

Best Service to Business – The Card & Payments Awards 2022

This award is for supporting our customers through the pan-European changes brought on by the second Payment Services Directive, known as PSD2. Our Transaction Risk Analysis was also recognised as part of the achievement, and additionally nominated for the Best Technology Initiative.

Top 100 companies for wellbeing – IBEC 2022

IBEC, Ireland’s largest lobbying and business representative group, has named Elavon Europe among the top 100 companies in Ireland for supporting our employees’ mental health and wellbeing.

Best Processor – Card Not Present Awards 2021

For the fourth year in a row, judges have awarded the title of Best Processor to Elavon. 

Changing Lives in the Community Award – The Card & Payments Award 2021

For our part in the largest-ever deployment of contactless terminals for a charitable campaign in Europe, Elavon Europe has been recognised for helping the Royal British Legion to maximise fundraising in its 2019 Poppy Appeal.

Great Places to Work, UK – Great Places to Work 2021

Elavon Europe has been recognised for a third time in the Great Place to Work Awards. After 2019 for our operations in Spain, this was the second accolade specifically for our UK operations.

Excellence in Wellbeing – Great Places to Work 2021

The UK operations of Elavon Europe has been recognised for nurturing a culture that allows our teams to perform to their fullest potential, thriving both inside and outside the workplace.

Sales Leader in Cooperation with Banks Award – Cashless Poland Foundation 2020

Award for Elavon Europe and our banking partners, recognising our ongoing work to support the Cashless Poland campaign to introduce digital payments to merchants.

Overall Best Acquirer - WPM Education survey 2020

A survey of 75 UK universities and colleges named Elavon the Overall Best Acquirer, and the acquirer they would most highly recommend to others.

Award of Excellence – PCI London Awards 2020

Elavon Europe has been recognised for our expertise in Payments Compliance for helping our customers – along with our partners - to secure consumer data and protect from security breaches.

Global presence

We handle over five billion transactions every year, for customers in 30 territories across the globe, and with a combined value of $450 billion. Our team of 3,600 employees located in 10 countries around the world ensure that our customers trust us to manage their payments. 

Office locations

Find our offices in every corner of the world. Our footprint stretches from North and South America to Europe, Africa and Asia: we’re always working to open new locations and connect with new customers and cultures.

North America





Mexico City

San Francisco