Wirecard AG / Alliance

18.05.2010 08:02 

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Grasbrunn, Munich, May 18, 2010: Lekkerland Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG,
headquartered in Frechen near Cologne, will be including the new Visa
prepaid card product of Wirecard Bank AG in its range with immediate
effect. Lekkerland is a European convenience wholesaler supplying more than
59,000 sales outlets in Germany, including service stations, department
stores and kiosks. Since the introduction of innovative products in the
Electronic Value (e-va) segment, the Lekkerland assortment has included a
selection of paycards, SIM-, gift- and prepaid cards issued by various
providers.

With immediate effect, mywirecard 2go Visa, a rechargeable Visa prepaid
card, is available at approximately 1,200 points of sale throughout
Germany. The card can be electronically loaded at some 20,000 shops via the
e-va terminal. Lekkerland provides a terminal to its customers that enables
the load of almost all prepaid telephone cards amongst other similar
prepaid services.

Carsten Weber, Head of Corporate Category Management electronic value at
Lekkerland AG & Co. KG: 'mywirecard 2go Visa is the first Visa card in
Germany that consumers can buy and load in real time at a sales outlet and
then use both for brick-&-mortar and online payments. It perfectly
complements our product range and provides our customers with a competitive
edge.'

'We look forward to sustained collaboration with Lekkerland, a company that
identified the high relevance of prepaid cards at an early stage. As a
result, merchants are developing new customer groups whereas consumers
benefit from convenient, secure payments across the globe,' adds Oliver
Bellenhaus, Chief Representative at Wirecard Bank AG.

Consumers who opt for mywirecard 2go Visa have the choice: after buying and
loading the card, they can either use it themselves or give it away as a
present. mywirecard 2go Visa is ready for use immediately once it has been
activated. The card can be re-loaded either at the e-va terminal at the
point of sale or on the Internet; Further infromation on the card and the
e-va products is available at: http://www.mywirecard.com/2go and
http://www.e-va.com. 

In Germany, almost 500,000 merchants accept Visa payments - worldwide, the
Visa card can be used at over 24 million acceptance outlets.

About Lekkerland Deutschland:
Lekkerland Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG supplies 59,100 service station shops,
kiosks, tobacconist shops, specialized beverage markets, department stores,
grocery chains, bakeries, canteens and convenience stores with a full range
of confectionery, drinks, snacks, convenience products, ice cream, frozen
food, fresh produce, tobacco articles, telephone cards and non-food items.
In fiscal 2009, sales revenues amounted to roughly EUR 6.720 billion.
Lekkerland has 3,519 employees at its 17 logistics centers and head office
based in Frechen near Cologne.
www.lekkerland.com

About Wirecard: 
Wirecard AG is one of the leading international providers of electronic
payment and risk management solutions. Worldwide, the Wirecard Group
supports over 11,000 companies from many and various industry segments in
automating their payment processes and minimizing cases of default.
Wirecard Bank AG is a Principal Member of VISA, MasterCard and JCB and
operates as a credit card acquirer in more than 69 countries around the
world, involving over 100 transaction currencies and 15 payout currencies.
Part of the Wirecard Group, Wirecard Bank provides innovative solutions in
the fields of corporate banking, prepaid and co-branded cards, along with
account products for both business and private customers. Wirecard AG is
listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060,
WDI).
www.wirecard.com  |  www.wirecardbank.com  
www.mywirecard.com  |  www.mywirecard.com/2go




Media contacts:

Wirecard AG
Iris Stöckl
Ph.:  +49 (0) 89 4424 1424
Fax:  +49 (0) 89 4424 2424
e-mail: iris.stoeckl@wirecard.com

Lekkerland AG & Co. KG
Janine Hoffe
Europaallee 57
50226 Frechen 
Ph.:  +49 (0) 2234 1821 184
Fax: +49 (0) 2234 1821 445
e-mail: janine.hoffe@lekkerland.com




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Language:     English
Company:      Wirecard AG
              Bretonischer Ring 4
              85630 Grasbrunn b. München
              Deutschland
Phone:        +49 (0)89-4424 0400
Fax:          +49 (0)89-4424 0500
E-mail:       ir@wirecard.com
Internet:     www.wirecard.com
ISIN:         DE0007472060
WKN:          747206
Indices:      TecDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share
Listed:       Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
              in Berlin, München, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart
 
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