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Verifone CEO Rings Opening Bell at New York Stock Exchange

Company Marks Anniversary One Year After IPO May 05, 2006 New York CIty
NYC - May 5, 2006 - Verifone Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) Chairman and CEO Douglas G. Bergeron and other company executives rang The Opening BellSM Friday morning at the New York Stock Exchange to commemorate the recent anniversary of the company’s initial public offering.

Verifone’s shares were first listed on April 29, 2005 and the company was designated one of the best-performing IPOs of 2005 by Forbes magazine.

Mr. Bergeron has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Verifone since July 2001 when he led the leveraged buyout of the company from Hewlett-Packard Company.

About Verifone Holdings, Inc.
Verifone Holdings, Inc. (“Verifone”) (NYSE: PAY), a global leader in secure electronic payment technologies, provides expertise, solutions and services for today with a migration strategy for tomorrow. Verifone delivers solutions that add value to the point of sale, resulting in improved merchant retention and the generation of new sources of revenue for its partners and customers. Verifone solutions are specifically designed to meet the needs of vertical markets including financial, retail, petroleum, government and healthcare.