Banrisul is licensed by Mastercard to operate credit card acquiring activities

Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A. - Banrisul - announces that it has been licensed by MasterCard Payment Solutions Brasil Ltda. to act as acquirer of credit cards issued by MasterCard.

Banrisul, MasterCard member since 1999, thereby seeks to optimize the opportunity that the acquiring activities present in the Brazilian market at the moment.

And, from the business partnership now settled, it will make available its exclusive debt card transaction capture network -“Banricompras” - concentrated in the states of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina, for all MasterCard cards issued both in Brazil and abroad.

Additional information will be duly disclosed to the market.

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