Foundation of Ingenico by Jean-Jacques Poutrel and Michel Malhouitre, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of electronic payment card terminals.
Launch of the first magnetic stripe and chip smart terminal.
Listing on the Second Marché of the Paris Stock Exchange
From 1987 to 2004: Rapid and international growth
INGENICO INTERNATIONAL PACIFIC PTY LTD (Australia) is created
Major card issuers Visa, MasterCard and Europay adopt a standard payment chip-card standard, accelerating Ingenico's growth
Ingenico acquired Innovatron Data Systems in France and EPOS in Germany
Ingenico acquired the terminal business of the groups De La Rue (Fortronic / UK) and Bull (Telesincro / Spain)
Acquisition of Saunders Jefferies (United Kingdom), a leading B2B e-commerce firm
Acquisition of Lexem (France), a major player in the field of secure payments over the Internet
Acquisition of IVI Checkmate, North America's third largest supplier of payment systems (rebranded as Ingenico Corp.)
Launch of the i7770, the market's first Bluetooth payment terminal
Ingenico is the first global supplier to receive online/offline PCI-PED PIN Pad approval
Ingenico unveils the world's first iPod-compatible electronic terminal
Ingenico outsourced terminal manufacturing
Ingenico acquired MONEYLINE, a company providing centralized transactions solutions in France
Return to profitability
Ingenico strengthened its foothold in promising markets through the acquisition of the Turkish companies Planet Ödeme and Planet Electronik.
Consolidation of world leadership in payment terminals
Ingenico acquired the payment terminal business of Sagem sécurité (Sagem Monétel)
Ingenico acquired a 55-percent interest in Fujian Landi, China's second largest terminal provider
Launch of range of international, cross-border, terminal based services
Acceleration of Group profile shift
Ingenico's first major international deals demonstrated that its focus on services is a winning strategy
Ingenico acquired easycash, a leading German payment services provider
Ingenico created Ingenico Ventures to invest in the mobile payment chain through the acquisition of minority interests (strategic investments in Roam Data and Transfer To)
Ingenico obtains ISO 9001 quality certification for all of its corporate activities
Implementation of 2010-2013 strategic plan
Ingenico celebrates its 30th birthday
Integration with easycash yielded first joint market achievements.
The Group stepped up its value-added service strategy by acquiring controlling interests in First Data Ibérica, TransferTo, Payzone and Ingeserve.
Ingenico made a strategic investment in Korvac, a payment service provider in Southeast Asia.
The new terminal range derived from the Telium2 platform gained traction as PIN pads, mobile terminals and signature capture devices were launched.