The PPRO Group, ‘The Payment Professionals’, enables integrated electronic payments on a global scale spanning the entire payments value chain from acquiring through issuing and processing. An electronic money institution supervised by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), PPRO is also a PCI-certified principal member of MasterCard and Visa.
Payment service provider and software platform partners enter a single agreement with PPRO to benefit from access to a full range of international payment schemes. PPRO offers merchants acquiring and payment services as well as PCI DSS certified technical processing solutions via a single integration.
PPRO has developed a fully integrated interactive platform supporting a multitude of national and international payment schemes throughout more than 190 countries, giving payment service providers and software platform partners a single, fast, easy-to-use and customisable interface to the payment methods in PPRO’s portfolio.
As an FCA authorised e-money institution, PPRO also offers a full range of issuing services for debit and prepaid cards. Under its own brand name VIABUY, PPRO issues Visa and MasterCard prepaid cards to consumer customers. PPRO also offers comprehensive programmes enabling B2B prepaid solutions either under its own CROSSCARD brand or on a co-brand basis. Cards can be issued both physically and in virtual form (e.g. prepaid voucher products) or as NFC devices (e.g. stickers for contactless payments). As part of its e-fulfilment services, PPRO leverages an extensive partner network to distribute and resell products for commercial third parties in the form of software, mobile phone top-up cards and online vouchers.