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Amsterdam · November 8th, 2020

Kinepolis partners with Adyen to power payments globally

Through their partnership, Kinepolis aims to consolidate their European payment systems into a single platform. With Adyen solutions, Kinepolis is able to lay a solid foundation of simplification and scalability for connecting shopper insights between their online and box-office sales.

Kinepolis partners with Adyen to power payments globally

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Adyen (AMS:ADYEN), the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, has today announced their partnership with Kinepolis. Kinepolis leverages the Adyen platform to embrace true unified commerce for its global network of cinemas.

Through their partnership, Kinepolis aims to consolidate their European payment systems into a single platform. With Adyen solutions, Kinepolis is able to lay a solid foundation of simplification and scalability for connecting shopper insights between their online and box-office sales.

“The technology Adyen provides is great for our customer experience,” said Bjorn Van Reet, Chief Innovation Officer at Kinepolis. “Payments should be stable, reliable and fast. Adyen is a very important piece in our customer journey. If everything is seamless, if you don’t notice it, then we’re doing a good job.”

Having expanded in existing and new markets, Kinepolis picked Adyen as their strategic payments partner. “We have a payments partner that is inspiring us to innovate,” said Van Reet.

“Adyen is excited to partner with Kinepolis who values the role of payments in creating trusted, seamless customer experiences and enhancing operational efficiencies,” said Julien Marlier, Country Manager for Adyen Belgium. “Our platform is built for growth, simplifying and accelerating payments globally for innovative companies like Kinepolis."

Read more about the partnership here.

Kinepolis Group NV was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups and was listed on the stock exchange in 1998. Kinepolis offers an innovative cinema concept which serves as a pioneering model within the industry. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management.

In Europe, Kinepolis Group NV has 56 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Since the acquisition of Canadian movie theatre group Landmark Cinemas and American movie theatre group MJR, Kinepolis also operates 45 cinemas in Canada and 10 in the US.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 111 cinemas worldwide, with a total of 1,081 screens and almost 200,000 seats. Kinepolis employs 4,600 people, all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience. More information on www.kinepolis.com/corporate.