Optimal Payments announces new partnership with Lotus F1 Team
LONDON, May 28, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Optimal Payments, the online
payments company, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Lotus
F1 Team. Optimal Payments is the provider of the NETBANX gateway,
NETELLER eWallet, and NETELLER Net+ prepaid card products used by
businesses and consumers in over 180 countries around the world.
Optimal Payments has been appointed an Official Partner of the Lotus F1
Team and will work closely with Lotus F1 Team and its partners to
create unique solutions for credit card, debit card and alternative
methods of payment in a card-not-present environment. Solutions will
extend to North America, Europe and Asia and beyond for the sale of
goods and services via online stores, mail-order/telephone order and
automated (IVR) phone channels. Alongside growing its client base,
Optimal Payments will also seek to develop innovative payments
solutions for both the Lotus F1 team and its associates.
Optimal Payments specialises in providing safe payment and money
transfer services, giving businesses and consumers the freedom to
manage and move their money online. The Company’s solutions are built
from the ground up to address the unique challenges of a virtual
marketplace to remove the risks of variable factors such as identity,
currency exchange and distance. In doing so, Optimal Payments is able
to facilitate safe, instantaneous transactions for both consumers and
businesses and offer a real alternative to banks and card schemes.
Eric Boullier, Team Principal, Lotus F1 Team:
“Lotus F1 Team is delighted to have attracted Optimal Payments as a
partner. We are entering an exciting phase in the development of our
business model and bringing on board partners who can support us, and
our associates, is a key part of maximising the commercial
opportunities we see from the broader Formula One business.”
Martin Leroux, Executive Vice President & Head of Sales of Optimal
“Optimal Payments is pleased to be partnering with Lotus F1 Team, an
organisation with a strong track record of success in Formula One and
we congratulate the team and drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean
on their successes so far this season. Formula One is a sport with
unparalleled technological expertise, innovation and unequalled global
reach, and the Lotus F1 Team is a forward-looking and agile business,
well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities that Formula One
presents. This B2B agreement brings together two global corporations
that drive their business with speed and the most advanced technology.”
For more information on Optimal Payments, please visit the official website.
About Optimal Payments Plc
Trusted by businesses and consumers in over 180 countries to move and
manage billions of dollars each year, Optimal Payments Plc is the
leading payments company offering a true alternative to banks and card
schemes. Merchants use the NETBANX(®) processing service to simplify how they accept and settle card,
direct-from-bank, and cash payments; and the NETELLER(®) payment account to increase margins, capture new customers and increase
their lifetime value. Being independent has allowed the company to
support tens-of-thousands of retailers and merchants in many
geographies and across multiple industries.
Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM
market, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company Optimal
Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money issuer by the
UK’s Financial Services Authority (FSA). For more information about
Optimal Payments visit www.optimalpayments.com or subscribe at www. optimalpayments.com/feed.
SOURCE Optimal Payments Inc.