Planet was acquired by Planet Payment on October 20, 2017

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Planet

Planet Payment, Inc. (old)

Tully Business Park, Ballinahown,
Galway,
Ireland,

Planet is a provider of international payment processing and multi-currency processing services. Planet Payment provides services in 23 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, primarily through its 76 acquiring bank and processor customers. Its point-of-sale and e-commerce services help merchants sell more goods and services to consumers, and together with its ATM services are integrated within the payment card transaction flow enabling its acquiring customers, their merchants and consumers to shop, pay, transact and reconcile payment transactions in multiple currencies, geographies and channels. Planet was founded in 1985 and is based in Galway, Ireland.


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