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Nasdaq Welcomes EVO Payments, Inc. (Nasdaq: EVOP) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

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NEW YORK, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EVO Payments, Inc. (Nasdaq:EVOP), a leading global merchant acquirer and payment processor, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

Founded in 1989, EVO provides merchant acquiring and payment processing solutions for approximately 525,000 merchants in North America and Europe, processing more than 2 billion transactions annually. A principal member of Visa and MasterCard, EVO offers an array of secure payments solutions and merchant services, backed by strategic distribution channels, innovative technological platforms, and a commitment to exceed the expectations of its customers and partners.

“I am grateful to our partners, merchants and 2,400 employees around the world who collectively, over the past 30 years, have enabled us to become a global leader in our industry,” said James G. Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of EVO Payments, Inc. “We are excited about the future of the organization and are committed to driving growth, supporting our merchants and partners, and increasing value to our shareholders.”

“EVO’s dedication to building and nurturing partnerships across the globe, as well as its commitment to ensuring success for its partners and customers, have made it a distinguished payment service provider,” said Nelson Griggs, President, Nasdaq Stock Exchange. “We are proud to welcome EVO Payments into the Nasdaq family and look forward to supporting the expansion of its global business.”

The information contained above is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Information about the company is provided by the company or comes from the company’s public filings and is not independently verified by Nasdaq. Neither Nasdaq nor any of its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Statements regarding Nasdaq-listed companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED.

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Media Relations Contact:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
carl.norell@nasdaq.com

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