Global Payments Announces TouchNet International Expansion

September 28, 2017


Providing technology enabled, software driven solutions to the higher education market worldwide

ATLANTA & KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, today announced the international expansion of its TouchNet business.

TouchNet provides a technology enabled, software driven solution for colleges and universities that centralizes and manages campus commerce. TouchNet's cloud-based software includes full omni-channel capabilities and features extensive integration with leading ERP and student information systems. Today, hundreds of campuses and millions of students in the United States use the platform for all forms of campus commerce, including online tuition payments, ecommerce and in-person purchases.

TouchNet continues the worldwide expansion of Global Payments' integrated and vertical markets businesses, with solutions now available in Canada, the UK, Western Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and Brazil. "The expansion of TouchNet to international markets reaffirms our commitment to deliver more comprehensive, vertically fluent solutions to our customers worldwide," says Ron Farmer, President Global Payments Campus Solutions. "It's another example of Global Payments' strategy to invest in and grow technology enabled businesses."

About TouchNet

TouchNet Information Systems, Inc. sets the industry curve in delivering innovative financial technology to forward thinking institutions of higher education. For more than 25 years TouchNet has been focusing on building successful technology and partnerships to make college and universities more efficient and secure.

About Global Payments

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. Our technologies, partnerships and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services that allow our customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 10,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with merchants and partners in 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. For more information about Global Payments, our Service. Driven. Commerce brand and our technologies, please visit

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