31 Jul BOI UK Payment Acceptance announces UK market launch
Dublin and Belfast, July 31, 2015 – BOI UK Payment Acceptance, a marketing alliance between Bank of Ireland UK and EVO Payments International, a leading card payment acquirer and payment service provider operating in the United States, Canada and Europe, has announced today the launch of merchant acquiring services in Northern Ireland and the UK. By combining EVO’s full suite of services with the Bank’s reputation and reach, BOI UK Payment Acceptance will offer a variety of solutions that will appeal to both new and existing customers.
Brian Cleary, General Manager of BOI UK Payment Acceptance, said, “We are very excited to be launching in the UK market following the hugely positive response our proposition has received in Ireland since the start of the year. We look forward to working closely with our Bank partner and offering customers in this market a compelling alternative for merchant services.”
Sean Sheehan, Regional Director UK Consumer and Small Business at Bank of Ireland UK, said, “Bank of Ireland UK is delighted to be expanding the service we offer our customers through our return to the delivery of merchant acquiring services. This is a significant deal for us, and we are ambitious for the roll out of this service in Northern Ireland and the UK. This partnership will offer new and existing customers cutting-edge payment solutions and will change how consumers use their credit and debit cards. We selected EVO as our exclusive partner due to their deep knowledge of payments, their proven track record with other market leaders across Europe, and their sharp focus on service and best in class solutions.”
This service is provided by EVO Payments International GmbH,Branch UK, trading as BOI Payment Acceptance UK, licenced by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority BaFin (Bundesanstalt fur Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht) in Germany and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (No. 656608). Bank of Ireland UK is a trading name of Bank of Ireland (UK) plc. which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England and Wales (No. 7022885), Bow Bells House, 1 Bread Street, London, EC4M 9BE.