Company Database - Bluefin

Bluefin is the recognised leader in encryption and tokenization technologies for payment and data security. Our security suite includes PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) for contactless face-to-face, call center, mobile and unattended payments, and our ShieldConex® data security platform for the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Personal Health Information (PHI), and payment data entered online.

Target market

Merchants: Higher Education, Healthcare, Government / Utility, Petroleum and Retail / Hospitality 

Contact details

Danielle Duclos, SVP, Marketing:, 800-675-6573

Geographical presence

Supported Regions: US, EU, LATAM, Africa

Year founded



Napier Park Global Capital, Macquarie Group

Member of industry association and/or initiatives

Merchant Advisory Group (MAG); Nacha Preferred Partner; Educause; HIMSS; GFOA; National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS); Conexxus; U.S. Payments Forum; European Association of Payment Providers (EPSM)

Company's motto

Bluefin is the leader in payment and data security

Service Provider Type

Core solution

Bluefin specialises in encryption and tokenization technologies to secure PII, PHI and payment data upon entry, in transit and in storage.

Payment Service Provider - Gateway

Yes, we have our own proprietary payment gateways for merchants, PayConex

Full Service Commerce

All. Face-to-face contactless, mobile, call center, unattended / kiosk, and ecommerce.


Yes, through our PayConex gateway, PayConex for Salesforce product, and through our QuickSwipe® mobile solution

Channels - Context


Yes. Ecommerce through our gateway utilising both iFrame and HPF's.

POS/In store

Yes. POS through our gateway and also through our network of 130 global partners that support our PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solution

Omni channel

Yes. See above for modes of acceptance. Complete omni-channel

Payments capabilities

Hosted pages

Yes. Bluein supports hosted pages and iFrames through our PayConex and ShieldConex products

Whitelabel solution

Yes. Our partners have the ability to white-label both our PCI P2PE solution and ShieldConex products, offering them as their own solution directly to their merchants.

Recurring billing

Yes. Recurring billing is support through our PayConex product suite and QuickSwipe mobile platform.

Payment methods supported

Debit, Credit, ACH, E-check, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, Contactless, EMV, P2PE


Settlement currencies


Instant settlement 



Yes. Tokenization can be done both through the Bluefin payment gateway and through ShieldConex® for the tokenization of online PII, PHI and payment / financial data. ShieldConex is vailable through Bluefin and as a stand-alone solution for partners.



Dynamic routing


Intelligent routing/routing optimization


ERP integration

Yes. Bluefin partners with independent software vendors (ISV’s) to integrate PayConex directly into their ERP and provide payment processing, backed by P2PE and tokenization, to their merchants.



Reconciliation and reporting

Yes. PayConex has a full suite of reconciliation and reporting tools provided through the gateway.





PCI-validated P2PE

Yes. P2PE is available through our payment products and also through our global network of 130+ partners. Partners connect to Blueifn through an API to offer PCI P2PE through their platforms and direct to their merchants.


Consolidated data and reporting dashboard

Yes. PayConex has a full suite of reconciliation and reporting tools provided through the gateway.

Fraud & Risk Management Capabilities

Chargeback management


Fraud and Risk Management Partners

PAAY for 3DS; Accertify for Chargeback Management


Bluefin has partnered with PAAY ( to provide 3D Secure (3DS) for Secure Customer Authentication (SCA) through the PayConex platforms and through ShieldConex. Bluefin also supports Chargeback Management through Accertify (https://

Financial and Compliance Capabilities

FX -  number of currencies avialable


Virtual IBAN


Multi currencies Virtual IBAN


Current acount/settlement account




Instant settlement 


Client onboarding

Yes. Bluefin provides full-service client onboarding and customer sales, including merchant application, risk, implementation, and 1st-level processing support.


Main clients/references

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta; Springbrook Software; University of California; Two Men & A Truck

Case studies

Bluefin offers 10 case studies and 8 white papers on payment and data security, which can be accessed at



Future developments

More information available upon request

Transaction volume

345 million transactions per year

Transaction value