Adyen the global payments platform has announced the expansion of its acquiring capabilities to include Malaysia.

The announcement extends Adyen’s local acquiring capabilities in Asia-Pacific, following launches in Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore, and is supported by demand from international merchants looking to better serve Malaysia’s growing internet economy.

Kamran Zaki, COO of Adyen commented: “At Adyen, we build for our merchants and we are thrilled to be launching this extension of our single platform. Rolling out our acquiring solution in Malaysia demonstrates our commitment to the region and to our customers’ needs in the market.”

An enhanced focus on technology and acquiring expertise, Adyen looks to provide insight around local regulations, schemes, and payment methods, to help international merchants serve Malaysian shoppers better. 

Local acquiring will allow merchants to leverage Adyen’s integrated platform to deliver unified commerce experiences regardless of where their customers prefer to pay – in store, online or in-app.

Arzumy MD, Chief Technology Officer of payments and loyalty platform Fave added: “Adyen has been a strong pillar, supporting our business and technology throughout the years. Adyen’s direct acquiring capabilities simplifies our business operations as it gives us complete control of our payment process – allowing us to improve revenue, create a better customer experience and deal with payment issues more quickly and efficiently so we can focus on getting our customers what they want when they need it. We are happy to have a partner that cares deeply for our success.”