Shares in European payments companies rise on Worldpay takeover
PARIS, March 18 (Reuters) - Shares in European payments
technology companies such as Worldline, Ingenico
and Wirecard all rose on Monday, buoyed by
Fidelity National Information Services's $35 billion
takeover of Worldpay.
Worldline was up 3.1 percent, while software group Atos
- which has a stake of around 50 percent in Worldline
- also advanced 1.2 percent.
Ingenico also advanced 1.1 percent while Wirecard AG's
shares also climbed in Germany.
(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta
Editing by Keith Weir)
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