UnionPay International will be integrating Splitit to make it available to its network
UnionPay has teamed up with Splitit allowing its credit cardholders to use Splitit’s installment solution for the first time wherever Splitit is offered globally.
According to the report, the UnionPay global acceptance network has expanded to 180 countries and regions, covering over 55 million merchants. Outside the Chinese Mainland, UnionPay is accepted across over 32 million merchants.
All UnionPay credit cardholders will be able to use Splitit’s interest- and fee-free installment payment option at any merchant offering Splitit from June 2021.
The economic materiality of the agreement with UnionPay International is unknown due to the contingent nature of results that may be generated.
At this point in time, Splitit considers the UnionPay partnership is unlikely to yield a short-term economic benefit for Splitit, however, Splitit considers that the UnionPay partnership supports Splitit’s strategic growth plans.
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