global payments inc. (nyse: gpn) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. our partnerships, technologies and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services that allow our customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world. headquartered in atlanta, georgia with more than 4,300 employees worldwide, global payments is a fortune 1000 company with merchants and partners in 29 countries throughout north america, europe, the asia-pacific region and brazil. for more information about global payments, our service. driven. commerce brand and our technologies, please visit www.globalpaymentsinc.com.