Melbourne, 23rd August 2018 – Australian Securities Exchange and Frankfurt Stock Exchange cross listed iSignthis Ltd (ASX : ISX | FRA : TA8), the leading payment and identity technology company, is pleased to announce it has achieved certification for its JCB Card acquiring service across the European Economic Area (EEA).
The Company was granted an Acquiring license by JCB on the 5th of June 2017, and has since developed and certified its Tier 1 connection using its own inhouse team of software developers.
A number of contracted merchants are ready to switch on JCB acceptance, with the Company now actively marketing JCB acceptance to new and existing merchants.
The already contracted merchants will be going progressively live over the next 2-6 weeks, with an initial GPTV in excess of $50m. The GPTV contribution by JCB acquiring will increase the Company’s total processed GPTV to more than $650m, once the balance of its Tier 1 facilities are live.
JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan. JCB launched its card business in Japan in 1961 and began expanding worldwide in 1981. As part of its international growth strategy, JCB has formed alliances with hundreds of leading banks and financial institutions globally to increase merchant coverage and card member base. As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to provide responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide.
About iSignthis Ltd (ASX : ISX | DE : TA8)
Australian Securities and Frankfurt Stock Exchange listed iSignthis Ltd (ASX : ISX | DE : TA8) is the global RegTech leader in remote identity verification, payment authentication and payment processing. iSignthis provides an end-to-end on-boarding service for merchants, with a unified payment and identity service via our Paydentity™ and ISXPay® solutions.
By converging payments and identity, iSignthis delivers regulatory compliance to an enhanced customer due diligence standard, offering global reach to any of the world’s 3.5Bn ‘bank verified’ card or account holders, that can be remotely on-boarded to regulated merchants in as little as 3 to 5 minutes.
iSignthis Paydentity service is the trusted back office solution for regulated entities, allowing merchants to stay ahead of the regulatory curve, and focus on growing their core business.
iSignthis’ subsidiary, iSignthis eMoney Ltd, trades as ISXPay®, and is an EEA authorised eMoney Monetary Financial Institution, offering card acquiring in the EEA, Australia and New Zealand. ISXPay is a principal member of Visa Inc, Mastercard Worldwide and JCB, an American Express aggregator, and provides merchants with access to payments via alternative methods including Poli Payments, Sofort, Trustly, WeChat, AliPay and others.