LONDON (27 April 2023) – Global payments provider Elavon has won Merchant Acquirer of the Year at Europe’s leading payments acceptance event Merchant Payment Ecosystem (MPE). The award recognises the merchant acquirer that has demonstrated success in their merchant relationships through the provision of excellent products and services.
The MPE Awards are an important benchmark of global excellence in card acquiring, POS, and merchant payments and are the only European awards dedicated to the payments space.
More than 20 judges from six countries reviewed the entries and Elavon's win is a testament to its continued dedication to providing secure, reliable payment solutions that help businesses grow.
Marc Bongers, Chief Commercial Officer at Webshield, the sponsor of the Merchants Acquirer of the Year award, commented “As a service provider for acquiring banks, we work with a multitude of exceptional companies around the globe and therefore possess a keen understanding of what it takes to be a great acquirer. Elavon’s dedication to innovation and customer-centricity sets a standard, and this award is well-deserved.”
Elavon is a leading payments provider for airlines, hospitality, healthcare, retail, education, and the public sector.
Hemlata Narasimhan, President of Elavon Europe said: “We’re focused on making payments easier to manage for our customers and adding value at every stage of the process. Being named Merchant Acquirer of the Year is an important recognition of our commitment to serve our merchants and partners, and we’re grateful that the efforts of all our employees have been recognised by the judges at MPE.”
Elavon's payment solutions are trusted by businesses across the globe, with a presence in ten countries and the ability to process payments in more than 130 currencies. With a focus on innovation, Elavon has introduced a range of new products and services to help businesses accept payments in the most efficient and secure way possible.
Elavon is a leading global payments company with more than 4,300 employees and operations in 10 countries. A subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Elavon provides businesses with the technology needed to accept payments from customers, whether they are shopping in stores, at home or on the go.
Its platform is distinctive in that it is common across countries, making it easier for businesses to get their payment system up and running quickly and securely.
Elavon Financial Services DAC, trading as Elavon Merchant Services, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.