Alipay Signs Deal with European Merchants

The new head of Ant Financial’s international operations, Douglas Feagin, helped ink a deal with 930,000 merchants across Europe to help Chinese travelers use Alipay; Doug Feagin explained to the Financial Times why the deal was done: “120 million Chinese travelers went abroad in 2015 and that’s growing at 18% a year. The vast majority of whom use Alipay.”; Alipay has now expanded into India, Europe and Southeast Asia; it is still looking to go public in the near future.  Source