Paris, October 7th 2014, 7:30 AM: HiPay, the HiMedia Group payment entity (ISIN
Code FR0000075988 HIM, HIM.FR) a pioneer in this field by allowing its merchant
customers to accept payments with Bitcoins*.
HiPay decided to widen its payment method offer integrating Bitcoins to the HiPay
fullservice platform. This will allow HiPay’s merchants to be able to open up to the
large number of bitcoin owners: a potential market of €6 billon at today’s conversion
Acting as a payment institution HiPay offers to merchants the most appropriate
payment method for their online activities. Bitcoins, is not anymore a trends, as
buyers and vendors show real interest in this virtual currency. To begin with HiPay
will allow a restricted number of merchants to process bitcoins payment. If the panel
reacts positively to this payment method, HiPay will open the option to all merchants.
Bitcoin is fully integrated in HiPay Fullservice payment platform has to offer, is easy
to set-up by the merchant. Besides, amount being displayed in Euro, the Bitcoin
payment is then instantly converted to Euro, thus protecting merchants from currency
exchange rate risks. They can securely accept all transactions made in the virtual