Next Commerce Relies on Wirecard AG Also for its International Business

By Wirecard Ag, PRNE
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Smooth and Seamless Processes in the Field of Payment Settlement Ensure Maximum Shopping Pleasure

GRASBRUNN, Germany and MUNICH, September 29, 2010 - Online shopping without limits is possible with immediate effect at This international platform was established by next
commerce GmbH. Simple, convenient and secure payment is guaranteed by the
solutions from Wirecard AG. The necessary credit card acceptance agreements
have been entered into with the company's subsidiary, Wirecard Bank AG.

Being an exclusive partner to next commerce in the field of payments, now
Wirecard AG no longer takes care only of in Germany, but
also of the shops in Austria, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, the
, Poland, Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Moreover, in the Olsen Shop
UK, acceptance of the MasterCard debit card "Maestro" has been integrated as
an additional payment solution.

The company next commerce - a subsidiary of the leading interactive
agency SinnerSchrader - has already been responsible for the online shops of
Olsen GmbH & Co. KG for almost one year now. As Olsen's German online shop
was established within an extremely short period of time, the international
launch was brought forward by one year.

"We plan to give Olsen customers their perfect shopping experience. This
also extends to include seamless processes in the field of payment processing
and settlement. In this way, the expertise and flexibility of Wirecard AG pay
off particularly in the context of the internationalization of our shop,"
says Moritz Koch, Managing Director of next commerce GmbH.

Wirecard AG specializes in individually tailored services for the entire
process chain in the retail sector. By means of fully integrated solutions
comprising payment processing, risk management and banking services, Wirecard
AG achieves decisive competitive advantages for its customers from the
consumer goods industry.

Christian Reindl, Vice President of E-Commerce & Consumer Goods at
Wirecard AG: "Fast expanding companies like Olsen expect the best possible
service available. As partners for payment processing and settlement, our
strengths lie in equally efficient and transparent services: customers
benefit thanks to solutions from a single source. An integrated reporting
system ensures seamless tracing and booking of payments."

The company next commerce GmbH and Wirecard AG have been cooperating for
roughly one year now. The objective of the partnership is to always provide
customers with optimum services. Online merchants benefit from the tried and
trusted payment solutions from Wirecard AG. The company-owned Wirecard Bank
makes an extensive package of banking services available, including credit
card acceptance agreements and international currency management for
cross-border sales.

About SinnerSchrader/ next commerce GmbH

SinnerSchrader is one of the leading interactive agencies in Germany.
SinnerSchrader develops interactive customer experiences that radically
intensify relations between brands and consumers. SinnerSchrader was founded
in 1996, has been listed on the stock market since 1999 and has more than 250
employees at its locations in Hamburg und Frankfurt. True to its motto "From
Google to your doorstep", next commerce offers the establishment and
operation of web shops, online marketing, innovative and sales promotional
product presentations as well as top-quality implementation of order
processing services, in the course of which the brand is communicated all the
time. The company next commerce develops and manages all business processes
of relevance to ensure successful online distribution activities from a
single source.

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). | |

    Wirecard media contacts:

    Wirecard AG
    Iris Stöckl
    Bretonischer Ring 4
    D-85630 Grasbrunn
    Tel.: +49(0)89-4424-1424

    Jacqueline Althaller
    Hohenzollernstrasse 7
    80801 Munich
    Tel: +49(0)89-38-66-52-60

    SinnerSchrader/ next commerce media contact:
    Anna-Sophie Mertens
    Corporate Communication
    Tel: +49(0)040-39-88-55-255

Wirecard AG, Iris Stöckl, Bretonischer Ring 4, D-85630 Grasbrunn, Tel.: +49(0)89-4424-1424, E-mail: iris.stoeckl at, Internet:, COMMUNICATION Presse und PR, Jacqueline Althaller, Hohenzollernstrasse 7, 80801 Munich, Tel: +49(0)89-38-66-52-60, E-mail: info at, Internet:,, SinnerSchrader/ next commerce media contact: Anna-Sophie Mertens, Corporate Communication, Tel: +49(0)040-39-88-55-255, E-mail: presse at

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