24th May 2021

Openpay partners with Aero Commerce, the UK’s fast-growing e-commerce platform.


• One of the UK’s fastest growing e-commerce platforms, Aero, today partners with smart payment provider Openpay to drive retailer growth
• Openpay’s partnership with Aero supports a period of record expansion for the Australian fintech’s merchant roster
• Aero retailers to benefit from easy integration with Openpay’s responsible BNPL solution

London, UK,  23  May 2021 : Openpay, the UK’s next generation, interest free payment solution has today announced its partnership with Aero Commerce – one the UK’s fastest growing e-commerce platforms. Merchants integrated with the Aero platform will benefit from powerful and bespoke e-commerce solutions, with the flexibility to integrate with other backend services as required.

Openpay’s partnership with Aero allows for a seamless combination of content and commerce, with unlimited flexibility for Aero merchants thanks to its API first approach. The platform was initially developed in collaboration with retailers, so numerous out-of-the-box features support smooth internalisation.

The announcement of this partnership aligns with Openpay’s huge growth of its UK merchant roster through 2021, with recent signings including Monsoon Accessorize and Brentford FC, alongside long-running retail partnerships with household names such as JD Sports, The Hut Group and ShopTo.

We’re delighted to be able to offer Aero retailers our next-generation BNPL solution so their customers can buy now and pay smarter with our flexible, interest-free plans

Andy Harding, UK Managing Director of Openpay

Openpay’s partnership with Aero will aid the fintech’s growth throughout 2021, as it expands its offer beyond retail and healthcare sectors.

Andy Harding, UK Managing Director of Openpay, said:
“We’re thrilled to partner with Aero as we continue our UK expansion through 2021. The platform simultaneously delivers a best-in-class checkout experience and we’re delighted to be able to offer Aero retailers our next-generation BNPL solution so their customers can buy now and pay smarter with our flexible, interest-free plans.”

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Openpay to the Aero partner network.

Richard Bendelow, CEO of Aero Commerce

Richard Bendelow, CEO of Aero Commerce, said:  “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Openpay to the Aero partner network. The Aero platform has grown substantially over the last year and to have partners such as Openpay wanting to partner with us already is a testament to how far we have come. The Aero platform offers users an unparalleled experience, both in terms of speed and customer journey and so we are committed to partnering with the best-in-class solutions, like Openpay, to complement that experience.”

For further information, please contact:

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About Openpay

Openpay Group Ltd (ASX: OPY) is a fast-growing and highly differentiated player in the global ‘Buy now pay later’ (BNPL) payment solutions market. The Company’s strong platform enables it to deliver the most flexible plans in the market with durations of 2–24 months and values of up to $20,000.

Openpay focuses on industries where it can make a true difference: Automotive, Healthcare, Home Improvement, Memberships and Education; and its target customers are finance-savvy and of an older demographic who use Openpay plans as a cashflow management tool.

Openpay also has a unique B2B offering, Openpay for Business, a SaaS-based platform that allows companies to manage trade accounts end-to-end, including applications, credit checks, approvals, and account management in the one system.

Openpay provides services to Customers and Merchants in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and entered the US market, under the brand name Opy, in December 2020.

About Aero Commerce

Aero is a powerful ecommerce platform designed with the evolving needs of retailers in mind. With Aero, retailers benefit from a modern technology stack that delivers rock-solid performance, increased conversion rates and lower infrastructure costs.

Aero provides the tools needed to build outstanding customer experiences that retailers and consumers will love. Aero’s ecommerce platform is flexible and easy to extend with new features and integrations. Aero provides the flexibility to produce best-in-class ecommerce experiences that are optimised for conversions.

Their powerful, easy-to-use platform makes it simple to build entirely bespoke solutions and integrate with other services as needed.

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