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Ginger announces new client: EMS, a First Data & ABN AMRO company

Ginger partners with EMS to improve the Dutch Acquirer’s online payments solution and support its omnichannel strategy.

Amsterdam, 15 July 2020 – Ginger, the perfect online payments platform for banks and financial institutions, empowers EMS (a joint-venture of First Data & ABN AMRO) to improve their online payment capabilities and significantly accelerate their omnichannel strategy.

“EMS is delighted to partner with Ginger. With their support, we are able to significantly extend our online payments solution by offering local accepted payment methods and support a wide range of shopping carts, effectively allowing us to service our clients & prospects needs in terms of capabilities, speed and efficiency. It is important for us to serve our +40.000 merchants, largely in The Netherlands and Belgium, with an agile, flexible, and future-proof online solution to support growing needs of consumers to transact in online, mobile and Point-of- Sales channels. Ginger’s platform helps EMS in delivering this omnichannel experience to every customer, everywhere,” said Pieter Stal, CEO of EMS.

Stal added: “Giving our merchants the ability to accept online and point-of-sale payments with one contract is crucial as more businesses are moving online, especially during the current Covid-19 pandemic. We are glad to support our customers now, and in the future in a more omnichannel way.”

“We are extremely pleased to partner with EMS. Our white-label payment platform, empowers EMS to improve their eCommerce offering with a wide range of local payment products and methods. Our eCommerce solution and the recent introduction of Clover contributes to EMS’s long term omnichannel strategy. Together, these improvements are helping EMS to improve its customer experience, minimize friction, and ultimately grow its payments volume,” said Roderick de Koning, CEO of Ginger.

De Koning continues: “Banks and acquirers are increasingly recognizing the importance of an omnichannel solution as a key component of their future competitive edge. To successfully address higher and more demanding merchant expectations, FIs are partnering with Fintechs who have the expertise, technology, and experience of helping large incumbents compete in a constantly changing payments world.”

Ginger delivers the technology needed for offering eCommerce payments in one platform, including competitive necessities as merchant onboarding and real-time underwriting. Ginger helps banks, acquirers, PSP’s or large merchants to set up or improve their eCommerce offering with a solution on par with the best companies in the market.

With the addition of EMS and its global parent companies, First Data & ABN AMRO, as clients, Ginger is continuing to expand internationally by serving the largest merchant services providers across the world.

 About Ginger

Ginger, founded in 2014 by a group of payment experts, is a fast-growing Payments as a Service (PaaS) company based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ginger’s unique and modular payment platform empowers global banks and FI’s to offer local online payment solutions to their merchants worldwide. Ginger delivers cutting-edge technology for an end-to-end omnichannel experience in a robust and flexible whitelabel solution. The platform is trusted by leading companies such as ING Bank, EMS, Kabbage, Mastercard, and Payconiq. For more information:

About EMS

EMS is a leading European omnichannel payments specialist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Backed by over 25 years of experience we have established ourselves as the convenient ‘one stop shop’ for corporate and SME customers. With 130 dedicated professionals we are committed to providing our 40,000 customers a comprehensive range of online & offline payment solutions, POS terminals and debit & card acquiring services. We aim to provide the best service in the payments industry, to our customers and to our channel partners. EMS is a joint venture between the American payment technology leader First Data and the ABN AMRO bank.  For more information:

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