Skrill's worldwide payment network offers businesses in 200 countries and territories access to 100 payment options, including credit card, debit card
Skrill operates one of the biggest online payment systems in Europe and is one of the world's largest independent digital wallet providers to 30 million registered accounts. The Skrill Digital Wallet enables every customer to make online payments securely and easily, without disclosing personal data for each payment. Skrill also allows users to accept direct payments.
Skrill's worldwide payment network offers businesses in 200 countries and territories access to 100 payment options, including credit card, debit card and bank transfer, with just one integration and contract. Skrill also offers risk management and optional chargeback protection for merchants. Today, 135,000 merchants are registered with Skrill.
Founded in 2001, Moneybookers Limited, now trading as Skrill, was the first European financial institution to receive an electronic money licence. Skrill is regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA). Investcorp Technology Partners purchased the company from its founders in 2007. From 2006 to 2012, the company grew rapidly from 2.5 million to 30 million accounts. In 2011 Skrill had a transaction volume of over 10 billion Euros. Skrill is one of the fastest growing European technology companies and has won multiple awards, including the Sunday Times Buyout Track, the t3n Web Award and multiple Media Momentum Awards.
LONDON | Leading online payments provider Skrill has been approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) and will be the only company to offer a regulated online gambling wallet in the state of New Jersey. Officially Authorized With a focus on driving high penetration in the newly regulated market, Skrill is now officially authorized to [...] Read more
LONDON | Leading online payments company Skrill launched its new Mobile App which allows customers to manage their Digital Wallet account and send and receive instant payments to anyone, anywhere and at any time. Available on Android and iOS platforms The app will transform the Skrill user experience when sending and receiving money and uploading and withdr [...] Read more
ONLINE CASINO NEWS | reported back last month on the UK based firm Skrill which is a leading digital online payment solutions provider in over 200 countries globally and boasting over 36 million account holders. In a sign of investor confidence CVC Capital acquired a majority stake in them for £600 million. Expand With momentum on their side, Skrill are look [...] Read more
BAHRAIN |Investcorp announced it sold 75% of its stake in U.K. based payments company Skrill to CVC Capital Partners for an enterprise value of €600 million ($780 million). Investcorp’s original equity stake was €25 million — made by Investcorp Technology Partners’ second fund in 2007 – and it made other, follow-on investments of undisclosed amounts, according to a person familiar with the situation [...] Read more
LONDON | Skrill, one of Europe’s largest online payment providers, has announced a new partnership with Russian payments service Yandex.Money. The collaboration will enable Skrill to expand coverage of the Russian payments market while allowing Yandex.Money to be integrated as a payment option for Skrill’s 140,000 merchants worldwide, offering a proven local payment [...] Read more
LONDON | Skrill, one of Europe’s largest online payment providers, has appointed Roland Schaar as Senior Vice President of Technology. Roland brings more than 17 years of experience in the IT industry, and 13 in the financial payments sector, to the role. His experience of working within payment technology and his skills in implementing large projects on time and to scale will help the Skrill Group [...] Read more