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Global Payments’ TouchNet Business Named “Partner of the Year” by Ellucian

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Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions is pleased to announce that its TouchNet business was named “Partner of the Year” by Ellucian, a provider of software and services that power higher education, at its Partner Forum reception during the annual EDUCAUSE Conference this year in Denver, CO.

TouchNet was recognized for its collaborative efforts to deliver streamlined engaging, cloud-based, student commerce and credential solutions. This honor further demonstrates the depth and breadth of the TouchNet platform and its dedication to delivering software-driven and technology-enabled strategies to institutions of higher education.

“TouchNet’s commitment to delivering maximum value enables Ellucian to consistently provide customers with best-in-class solutions, support and service,” said Chris Westfall, Vice President Partnerships Ellucian.

“When you combine Ellucian’s feature rich technology and in-depth customer knowledge with our suite of specialized technology solutions, institutions gain the ability to efficiently build secure payment, access, and compliance processes,” said Adam McDonald, President TouchNet. “The partnership reaffirms our commitment to combine software and payments seamlessly and deliver comprehensive solutions to our customers worldwide.”

About TouchNet

TouchNet is the leading provider of integrated, comprehensive and secure commerce and credentials solutions for colleges and universities. Institutions of higher education rely on TouchNet to unify and secure payments, permissions and other related business transactions campuswide. TouchNet’s unmatched integration, transparency and security gives institutions greater control over transactions, costs and compliance while providing greater operational efficiencies and self-service access to real-time information. TouchNet Information Systems, Inc. is a Global Payments company (NYSE: GPN). touchnet.com

About Global Payments

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions delivering innovative services to our customers globally. Our technologies, services and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of solutions that allow our customers to accept all payment types and operate their businesses more efficiently across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with approximately 11,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with customers and partners in 31 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.

Contact information

Investor Contact:
Winnie Smith 770.829.8478
investor.relations@globalpay.com

Media Contact:
Kimberly Mann: 770.829.8755
media.relations@globalpay.com

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