Global financial technology platform, Adyen has expanded its partnership with Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) leader, Afterpay.

Afterpay is working with Adyen to process payments across key markets including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Europe, US, and the UK to support the company’s global growth and momentum. 

Adyen and Afterpay began their local payment method partnership in 2018. A number of Adyen’s merchants already offer Afterpay’s installment payments including MandM Direct, Revolution Beauty, and Superdry with more expected to come online. Afterpay, known as Clearpay in the UK and Europe, is now available to Adyen merchants in the UK, France, Italy and Spain. 

Afterpay general manager for global platform and partnerships, Zahir Khoja said, “Holiday season 2021 was the holiday for BNPL – with consumers using Afterpay to pay responsibly for their holiday gifts. Our partnership with Adyen is allowing us to bring a better way to pay to millions of shoppers across multiple regions around the world.”

Adyen chief commercial officer, Roelant Prins added, “We are excited to further expand our longstanding partnership with Afterpay to now include local acquiring in key markets. Afterpay is already a household name globally and we are proud to be able to continue to come together, leveraging both our technology and innovation to meet the needs of today’s evolving retail landscape.”