Global Payments Announces Support for Apple Pay in China

BEIJING & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of
payment technology services, is pleased to offer merchants in China the
ability to accept China UnionPay payments made with Apple Pay™, which is
transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay.

Global Payments is fully enabled for Apple Pay acceptance, allowing
merchants to offer their customers the convenience of paying quickly and
easily with Apple Pay in-store.

“Global Payments is pleased to offer merchants the ability to accept
Apple Pay in the important China market,” said Frank T. Young, SVP,
Global Product and Innovation. “Our continued commitment to leading
payments technology across the globe allows us to be at the forefront in
delivering this innovative payments solution to merchants in the markets
that we serve.”

Security and privacy are at the core of Apple Pay. The solution is
designed to leverage Touch ID authentication, as well as a unique Device
Account Number that is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in
the Secure Element of the Apple device, ensuring actual card numbers are
not stored on the device or on Apple servers. Further, each transaction
is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

Apple Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of
their card rewards and benefits. In stores, Apple Pay works with Apple
Watch and iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. When
paying for goods and services within apps, Apple Pay is compatible
with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Air 2,
iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4 and iPad Pro.

For more information on Apple Pay, visit:

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 approximately 4,500 employees
worldwide, Global Payments is a Fortune 1000 Company with merchants and
partners in 29 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,
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