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About Worldpay

Worldpay provides electronic payment processing services to merchants and financial institutions. It offers merchant acquiring and payment processing services, such as authorization and settlement, customer service, chargeback and retrieval processing, and interchange management for national merchants, and regional and small-to-medium-sized businesses. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Headquarters Location

25 Walbrook The Walbrook Building

London, England, EC4N 8AF,

United Kingdom

+44 (0)1268 500 615


ESPs containing Worldpay

The ESP matrix leverages data and analyst insight to identify and rank leading companies in a given technology landscape.

Financial Services / Payments Tech

The real-time payments (RTP) processing market focuses on providing the necessary infrastructure and technologies to facilitate instant and seamless electronic payments. This market offers solutions that enable the immediate transfer of funds between financial institutions or individuals, allowing for real-time settlement of transactions. By embracing RTP processing, businesses can benefit from en…

Worldpay named as Leader among 15 other companies, including Mastercard, PayPal, and FIS.


Research containing Worldpay

Get data-driven expert analysis from the CB Insights Intelligence Unit.

CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Worldpay in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on Sep 21, 2022.

Expert Collections containing Worldpay

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Worldpay is included in 4 Expert Collections, including SMB Fintech.


SMB Fintech

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Companies in this collection provide technology that enables consumers and businesses to pay, collect, automate, and settle transfers of currency, both online and at the physical point-of-sale.


Conference Exhibitors

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Excludes US-based companies

Worldpay Patents

Worldpay has filed 473 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • payment systems
  • payment service providers
  • mobile payments
patents chart

Latest Worldpay News

20 fintech and payments M&A deals with the largest volume in 2023

Feb 15, 2024

February 15, 2024 9:28 AM Enjoy complimentary access to top ideas and insights — selected by our editors. The top five fintech and payments M&A deals announced in 2023 had a combined deal value of more than $23 billion. The largest deal unveiled — the GTCR purchase of U.K. target company WorldPay at $12.7 billion — was nearly three times bigger than the second M&A deal in the ranking. Scroll through to learn more about the top 20 fintech and payments M&A deals in 2023.

Worldpay Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Worldpay founded?

    Worldpay was founded in 1993.

  • Where is Worldpay's headquarters?

    Worldpay's headquarters is located at 25 Walbrook, London.

  • What is Worldpay's latest funding round?

    Worldpay's latest funding round is Acq - Fin - II.

  • Who are the investors of Worldpay?

    Investors of Worldpay include GTCR, FIS, Vantiv, Advent International, Bain Capital and 3 more.

  • Who are Worldpay's competitors?

    Competitors of Worldpay include Sticky, Stripe, Bottomline, TabaPay, Rapyd and 7 more.


Compare Worldpay to Competitors

Stripe Logo

Stripe develops a financial infrastructure platform. The company offers a suite of services including online payment processing, revenue and finance automation, and banking-as-a-service. Its services allow businesses to accept payments online or in person, automate their revenue and finance operations and embed financial services into their platforms or products. It primarily serves the e-commerce, software as a service (SaaS), marketplace, and finance automation sectors. It was formerly known as DevPayments. It was founded in 2010 and is based in South San Francisco, California.

Alacriti Logo

Alacriti is a financial technology company that operates in the payments and money movement services sector. The company offers a cloud-based platform, Orbipay, which provides solutions for digital payments and money movement, including electronic bill presentment and payments (EBPP), real-time payments, and digital disbursements. Alacriti primarily serves the banking and insurance industries. It was founded in 2003 and is based in Piscataway, New Jersey. Logo offers companies to accept payments around the world through one application program interface. It facilitates an integrated payment processing platform allowing the processing of payments in real-time, sending payouts, issuing, processing, and managing card payments. It also offers fraud prevention and secure authentication. The company was formerly known as Opus Payments. It was founded in 2012 and is based in London, United Kingdom.


PayU Hub develops an application programming interface (API) connection to accepting and optimizing online payments in any global market. It offers access to hundreds of local and global online payment methods. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Hoofddorp, Netherlands.

Ingenico Logo

Ingenico provides payment acceptance solutions for merchants, banks, third-party acquirers, public transport operators, government agencies, and industrial companies. It offers domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, secure payment transaction processing, a portfolio of payment terminals, e-ticketing, and digital services. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Suresnes, France.

PayNearMe Logo

PayNearMe develops technology to facilitate the end-to-end customer payment experience. It offers a billing and payment platform. Its platform helps users pay with cash for a range of goods and services from companies in e-commerce, property management, consumer finance, and transportation, enabling businesses and government agencies as well as retail stores to digitize their cash collection processes. It was formerly known as Handle Financial. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


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