FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Wirecard AG, an independent provider of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions is seen in Aschheim near Munich, Germany, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo
November 16, 2020
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Wirecard’s <WDIG.DE> insolvency administrator on Monday said a sale of the payment system provider’s European technology platform to Spain’s Banco Santander <SAN.MC> has been agreed.
Santander will take on employees in Wirecard’s Acquiring & Issuing arm as well as the majority of the employees working in Wirecard Bank AG, insolvency administrator Michael Jaffe said in a statement. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the year, pending regulatory approvals, Jaffe said.
(Reporting by Edward Taylor; Editing by Leslie Adler)