Ingenico in talks to buy GlobalCollect

PARIS, July 2 Wed Jul 2, 2014 11:47am EDT

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PARIS, July 2 (Reuters) - French IT systems group Ingenico said on Wednesday it was in exclusive talks to buy online service payment provider GlobalCollect for 820 million euros ($1.12 billion).

The deal would increase its earnings per share by around 15 percent in 2015.

Ingenico also said it expected to revise its 2016 targets upwards.

($1 = 0.7331 Euros) (Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; editing by John Irish)