1st November 2021, Malta – Apcopay, a subsidiary of Harvest Technology plc, is proud to announce their extended partnership with GIGADAT, the largest INTERAC® payment facilitator.

Apcopay, a global leading payment company in Europe and Asia thus continues its expansion in North America, widening their borders to now operate in Canada by extending a partnership with GIGADAT.

By supporting all INTERAC pay-in and pay-out solutions and covering 100% of Canadian interbank network, this partnership will enable Apcopay’s merchants to reinforce their presence and grow faster in the Canadian market.

Sebastien Maraine, GIGADAT’s Business Development V.P., said: “GIGADAT provides access to every Canadian company through licensed access to Canada’s only Interbank Network which is a household name.”

Daniel Buttigieg, Apcopay’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: “This expansion of our partnership with GIGADAT opens up big opportunities not only for us, but also for the many businesses that use the INTERAC Commerce cloud across North America. Merchants will gain access to a leading payment gateway and will be able to offer customers a secure and seamless checkout experience.”

INTERAC Solutions are the most well-known and trusted payment methods by Canadian consumers. By integrating INTERAC solutions, merchants have seen their conversation rate increase by 65% on average.

By partnering with GIGADAT, Apcopay is committed to protecting Canadian consumers and our business partners, therefore following and strictly applying the standards set by FINTRAC.

In compliance with AML rules and in order to combat financial crime, GIGADAT works closely with the RCMP in the context of fraud investigations. In order to protect Canadian consumers, we follow the rules of PIPEDA, the equivalent of GDPR in Europe.

Apcopay is a fully integrated payment solution and all-in-one platform that provides clients with all they need to cater for multi-currency payment options through a single interface. We are specialists in payment solutions with over 15 years’ industry experience driven by a passionate team of experts. With headquarters in Malta, Apcopay encompasses a blend of over 40 acquiring partners and over 240+ payment options supporting merchants in over 25 countries across the globe.

Apcopay, a product of Apco Systems Ltd, is a subsidiary of Harvest Technology plc, an IT, security and electronics payments group. Harvest Technology also comprises IT solutions provider PTL Ltd,  automation and security company APCO Ltd, and Ipsyon Ltd. The group’s portfolio of business delivers impactful, intuitive solutions to customers operating in sectors like banking, aviation, pharmaceuticals, energy and state agencies in Malta, and internationally electronic transactions, retail automation and border security.