Payment Services

Payment Services

SIX is the card processing market leader in Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg.

Everything in the business area Payment Services revolves around cashless payment transactions. SIX provides the prerequisites for the acceptance and processing of card payments in Switzerland and internationally.

With the latest terminals, secure e-commerce solutions and supplemental services, SIX ensures efficient payments at the point of sale as well as on the Internet.

SIX is one of Europe’s largest transaction processers, lending support to financial institutions with the handling of their entire card portfolio. It also provides card issuers with an efficient and secure payment procedure (issuing processing) as well as card acceptance (acquiring processing) for transnational card programs.

Key figures – fiscal year 2016
Operating income (in CHF m) 885.0
EBIT (in CHF m) 91.8
Workforce (in full-time equivalents) as at 31/12 905.4
Acquiring turnover (in CHF m) 75,407.9
Number of card transactions (in m) 3,661.2
Number of payment cards (in m) 27.2