In November 2013, EVO Payments International and PKO Bank Polski entered into an agreement to form a long-term strategic alliance. As a result, EVO acquired a 66% interest in eService, PKO BP’s existing merchant acquiring business. In addition, the parties established a 20-year alliance under which EVO and PKO BP will work together to grow eService’s business within Europe.
PKO Bank Polski is the largest universal bank in Poland in terms of both scale of business activities and financial results. PKO holds a position of leadership in the local retail banking industry. It is the leading bank in Poland for corporate clients and small- and medium-sized enterprises, especially in terms of business financing. PKO provides funding for all industries of the Polish economy and is a leading lender to local governments. PKO Group provides a comprehensive range of financial products and services, including brokerage, pension and investment funds and leasing products.