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18th November 2019

Today, Elavon Financial Services DAC announced that it has signed an agreement to sell Opayo to Elavon, a leading global payments company, pending regulatory approval in the US and Ireland. 

26th November 2015 - London
Opayo predicts a spend of £1.7bn over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend
10th September 2015 - London

Partnership expands UnionPay to Opayo customers in the UK, allowing small businesses to accept Chinese bank card payments

30th June 2015 - London
SMBs are losing £18bn every year to fraudulent transactions, with each losing an average of £3,450.
3rd June 2015 - London
Long queues could be costing Britain’s retailers as much as £3,581 per day in lost revenue, according to new research by payments service provider Opayo
20th May 2015 - London
UK consumers and businesses are poles apart on the adoption of new and innovative payments technologies, according to Elavon Financial Services DAC Pay’s 2015 Payments Landscape Report, published today.
5th March 2015 - London
Over half of Britain’s entrepreneurs had an early start in the world of work, as Elavon Financial Services DAC survey reports 51% of Britain’s entrepreneurs left education by 18
28th November 2014 - London

Opayo predicts online spending in the UK is set to approach £1.5 billion, as consumers take full advantage of the sales to do their Christmas shopping

7th October 2014 - London

Integration allows payments to be collected via branded SMS messages

3rd September 2014 - London
Online spending will top £13bn this year, but offline retailers need to ready themselves now or risk missing out
13th June 2014 - London
Protect your business, but don't eradicate fraud completely as a little bit of fraud can be beneficial, says Opayo
29th April 2014 - London
The average cost of handling cash for UK SMBs has reached more than £17.8bn a year, or £3,638.57 per retailer, according to new research by payment service provider Opayo.
14th February 2014 - London
Romantic Brits due to spend £1.5bn in mid-morning dash for gifts, finds Opayo
23rd January 2014 - London
Study by Opayo reveals UK SMB's are owed £55bn in outstanding invoices
9th December 2013 - London

Opayo announce the launch of their full integration with Elavon Financial Services DAC One

29th November 2013 - London
Opayo launch their Eight Types of Shopper Facebook app, profiling consumer traits, to coincide with Cyber Monday 2013.
13th November 2013 - London
London more positive about cashless society, despite 70 per cent of Scots preferring card over cash.
13th November 2013 - London
UK retailers are failing to keep up with consumer demand for new payment methods, a study by Opayo has found.
13th November 2013 - London
New research from Opayo calculates that small and independent retailers are missing out on £10bn each year by not accepting card payments.