EVO has grown and expanded globally.

With business activities in 50 markets and 130 currencies around the world, EVO is among the largest fully integrated merchant acquirers and payment processors in the world. We continue to evaluate possibilities to extend our global footprint.

  • EVO Payments International Founded

    EVO Payments International Founded

    EVO was founded as an individually owned, independent sales organization. The emphasis on sales at our inception remains evident through our continued focus on maintaining industry-leading products and services.

  • EVO Expands to Canada

    EVO Expands to Canada

    EVO began its push for international expansion in 2009 with the opening of a new office in Montreal, Quebec to service the Canadian market and has since grown to become the premiere payment processor in Canada.

  • EVO Acquires PowerPay

    EVO Acquires PowerPay

    EVO strengthened its position as a leader in electronic payments with the acquisition of PowerPay, a premier provider of integrated eCommerce and POS payment processing solutions headquartered in Portland, Maine.

  • EVO partners with Madison Dearborn

    EVO partners with Madison Dearborn

    With funding support from MDP, EVO transforms itself from a U.S.-based independent sales organization into a global processor with international expansion into more than 40 international markets.

  • Joint venture with Banco Popular in Spain

    Joint venture with Banco Popular in Spain

    EVO acquires a controlling interest in Banco Popular’s merchant acquiring business and forms a joint venture to provide merchant acquiring services to the Spanish market.

  • EVO purchases Deutsche Card Services

    EVO purchases Deutsche Card Services

    EVO expands its sponsorship and referral relationship with Deutsche Bank into Germany and across Europe through a long-term strategic agreement with Deutsche Bank and the acquisition of Deutsche Card Services.

  • EVO acquires EVO Snap* Technology

    EVO acquires EVO Snap* Technology

    EVO forms EVO Snap*, an innovative developer platform that enables independent software vendors and merchants to easily develop omni-channel and cross-border payment solutions.

  • EVO acquires Encore Payments Group

    EVO acquires Encore Payments Group

    EVO drives further growth in North American and international markets by acquiring the Encore Group, consisting of Encore Payment Systems, Prodigy Payment Systems, and Momentum Payment Systems.

  • EVO forms alliance with PKO Bank Polski

    EVO forms alliance with PKO Bank Polski

    EVO expands its global reach and strengthens its position in Europe through a long-term strategic alliance with PKO Bank Polski, the largest universal bank in Poland.

  • EVO gains controlling interest in eService

    EVO gains controlling interest in eService

    EVO and PKO Bank Polski successfully complete EVO’s acquisition of a majority stake in eService, PKO’s merchant acquiring business in Poland, and enter into a 20-year strategic alliance.

  • EVO forms long-term deal with Bank of Ireland

    EVO forms long-term deal with Bank of Ireland

    EVO enters into a long-term, exclusive relationship with Bank of Ireland to provide merchant acquiring services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland under the name BOI Payment Acceptance.

  • EVO Acquires POS transact from Postbank Germany

    EVO Acquires POS transact from Postbank Germany

    EVO and Deutsche Postbank reach an agreement for the purchase of Postbank’s merchant acquiring business, P.O.S. Transact and enter into a long-term strategic marketing agreement.

  • EVO and Raiffeisenbank form strategic alliance for REVO

    EVO and Raiffeisenbank form strategic alliance for REVO

    EVO enters into an agreement with Raiffeisen Polbank to form a long-term strategic alliance to provide merchants in Poland with payment services under a newly founded Czech subsidiary of EVO, “REVO”.

  • EVO Acquires Citi’s Merchant Acquiring Business in Mexico

    EVO Acquires Citi’s Merchant Acquiring Business in Mexico

    EVO successfully completes the purchase of Citigroup’s merchant acquiring business in Mexico and enters into a 10-year strategic marketing alliance and exclusive referral arrangement with Banamex.

  • EVO acquires Intelligent Payments Group

    EVO acquires Intelligent Payments Group

    EVO enhances its technological capabilities and continues to expand globally with the acquisition of Intelligent Payments Group, a Gibraltar-based processor for some of the largest eCommerce merchants in Europe.

  • EVO acquires Sterling Payment Technologies

    EVO acquires Sterling Payment Technologies

    EVO accelerates its growth in the integrated solutions market by acquiring Sterling Payment Technologies, a nationally recognized provider of integrated payment solutions.

  • EVO assumes operations  for Vision Payment Solutions

    EVO assumes operations for Vision Payment Solutions

    Following nearly 13 years of partnership, EVO assumes operations for long-standing partner Vision Payment Solutions, LLC.

  • EVO acquires Zenith Merchant Services

    EVO acquires Zenith Merchant Services

    EVO acquires the remaining ownership interest from long-time partner Zenith Merchant Services, a Montreal-based provider of payment processing solutions operating throughout the United States and Canada.

  • Banco Sabadell and EVO establish long-term partnership

    Banco Sabadell and EVO establish long-term partnership

    Banco Sabadell and EVO reach agreement on a 7-year strategic partnership to provide industry-leading products and services to Sabadell’s merchant customers through Sabadell’s retail branch network in Mexico.

  • EVO and Liberbank S.A. create new card acceptance alliance

    EVO and Liberbank S.A. create new card acceptance alliance

    EVO enters into an agreement with Liberbank SA to form a long-term strategic alliance to provide payment services to merchants in Spain.

  • MONETA Money Bank and EVO Establish Long-Term Partnership

    MONETA Money Bank and EVO Establish Long-Term Partnership

    EVO reaches an agreement on a long-term strategic partnership to provide payment acceptance services to MONETA´s merchant customers in the Czech Republic.

  • EVO and BNP Paribas Establish Strategic Alliance

    EVO and BNP Paribas Establish Strategic Alliance

    EVO expands its position in Europe by entering into a partnership with BNP Paribas in Spain to provide payment services to the bank’s corporate clients.

And partnered with some of the world’s most prominent banks.

20 Offices in 11 Countries

EVO makes secure payment processing a seamless part of doing business worldwide.

130+ Transaction Currencies

Our capabilities extend across multiple channels, currencies, and countries.

Over $100 Billion in Volume

EVO supports the growth of more than 550,000 businesses worldwide.

Leadership committed to building sustainable strategic relationships.

EVO has a proven, world-class management team with a strong track record of value-creating acquisitions. Our executive management team has extensive experience and exceptional execution capabilities around developing new markets and sales distribution channels, consolidating and in-sourcing operations, and leading multi-cultural teams.

Jim Kelly

Chief Executive Officer

Jim is responsible for developing and executing EVO’s strategic growth plan. Prior to joining EVO, Jim served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Payments Inc. and held various positions at Alvarez & Marsal, a global professional services firm. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Kevin Hodges

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin is responsible for the company’s expanding global financial operations. Prior to joining EVO, Kevin held various senior financial leadership positions at Global Payments Inc. He earned degrees from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and at Georgia State University. Kevin is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Brendan F. Tansill

President, North America

Brendan oversees all of EVO's North American businesses. Prior to his current role, Brendan was responsible for EVO’s global mergers and acquisitions activity, corporate strategy, and national sales accounts. Before joining EVO, Brendan was an investment professional at CCMP Capital Advisors. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia and his master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Darren Wilson

President - International

Darren oversees EVO’s existing European businesses, supporting expansion into new geographies and introducing EVO’s North American capabilities to Europe. Prior to joining EVO, Darren served as Managing Director of Streamline (a WorldPay company) and CEO/President of Global Payments’ Western European business, in addition to holding various positions at HSBC Bank plc. Darren has the Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers degree and has studied at Birmingham and Warwick universities.

Michael L. Reidenbach

Worldwide Chief Information Officer

Michael is responsible for all EVO systems, applications and infrastructure as well as its data security and compliance efforts. Prior to joining EVO, Michael served as Executive Vice President and Worldwide Chief Information Officer of Global Payments Inc. He’s a former U.S. Air Force instructor pilot and aircraft commander. Michael earned an MBA and master’s degrees in finance and computer science at Georgia College. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Katie LaFiandra

Chief Human Resources Officer

Katie is responsible for the global human resources function and guides EVO’s talent strategy to attract, engage and retain the talent that is key to our success. Before joining EVO, Katie has served as the Chief Human Resources Officer in a variety of industries over a 17 year period including mining and minerals, financial services and residential real estate. Katie started her career in the practice of law with Jones Day. She has a bachelor’s degree in history from Southern Methodist University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.

Steven J. deGroot

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Steven manages all legal and compliance functions and serves as EVO Corporate Secretary. Steve was a corporate partner at two international law firms, King & Spalding and DLA Piper, prior to joining EVO. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School.

David Goldman

Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy

David oversees all global mergers and acquisitions and guides corporate strategy for EVO. Before joining EVO, David was an investment professional, investing in both public and private markets, most recently at PointState Capital LP and Duquesne Capital Management. He started his career in investment banking in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Morgan Stanley. He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Global Markets
50
Transaction Currencies
130
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Global processing solutions for businesses of all types and sizes.

EVO provides payment solutions around the globe. To get started, use the dropdown to find your region. Or learn more about our company below.

Omni-Channel  Solutions Across All Points of Acceptance

In-Store | Online | Mobile | B2B

Innovative payment acceptance

and value-added

merchant services.

EVO is one of the world’s premier providers of secure, cost-effective, and scalable processing solutions for businesses of all types and sizes.

Merchant Acquiring
Transaction Processing
Integrated Solutions
Gateway Services
POS Terminals
Marketing Services
Automated Boarding
EMV Compliance
Reporting & Analytics
Fraud Prevention
Gift & Loyalty
Merchant Funding
Alternative Payments
Value-added Services
Integrated Global Solutions

At EVO, we make secure payment processing a seamless part of doing business worldwide. From large retailers and financial institutions to the pizza joint around the corner, our people, partners, and products bring payments to life!

Cross-border Payments

EVO simplifies international transacting by expertly navigating its complexities and challenges. We reduce friction, keep down costs, and mitigate risk for our many merchants and partners who rely on us for seamless cross-border payments.

Company Values

Sound principles and a clear vision of the future

Teamwork

We are committed to common goals, values, and working together to find the best solutions for our customers and team members.

Diversity

The more we value the diversity of people, ideas, and perspectives the stronger our company and our culture is.

Integrity

We behave ethically and honestly and are reliable and respectful in our interactions no matter what the circumstances.

Service

We can make a positive difference each day by providing outstanding service to our customers, team members, partners, colleagues, and communities.

Ownership

We approach our work with passion and resiliency to get things done effectively, timely, and on budget to best serve our customers and improve our performance.

A Global Leader in Payments

EVO is scaling new heights in integrated technology innovation and supportive merchant services, as well as leading the ongoing transformation in payments with EMV, integrated payments, mobile wallets, NFC, and secure omni-channel payment solutions for businesses of all types and sizes.

We are united by a singular purpose: to exceed the expectations of our customers, partners, and team members by being the best global payments processing company.