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News Releases Oct 31, 2011

Western Union Business Solutions to Introduce Electronic Wallet for Small Businesses, Bringing Simplicity to Global B2B Payments

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., October 31, 2011 -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced plans to launch an electronic wallet for clients of Western Union Business Solutions. The technology supported by hyperWALLET’s global payment platform will allow clients using Business Solutions’ Online FX platform to add and hold funds on balance for future use and enable them to make simple email payments to international recipients.... Read More

News Releases Oct 13, 2011

Western Union Business Solutions Online FX Service Now Available in France, Germany, Ireland and Italy

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., October 13, 2011 -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that it has expanded its Online FX and Online FX for Mobile services to business clients wishing to make bank-to-bank payments from France, Germany, Ireland and Italy.... Read More

News Releases Sep 13, 2011

Western Union and TouchNet Team Up to Develop Payment Solutions for Universities & International Students

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., September 12, 2011 -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced an agreement with TouchNet, a major commerce solutions provider to higher-education institutions, to develop new payment options for international students. ... Read More

News Releases Aug 08, 2011

Online Money Transfer S.A.L. to Offer Western Union Business Solutions in Lebanon

UBAI, UAE, Aug 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, and its official representative in Lebanon, Online Money Transfer SAL, have extended their business relationship with an agreement to offer the Western Union Business Solutions payments service across the country.... Read More

News Releases Jul 05, 2011

Western Union to Acquire Travelex Global Business Payments

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) today announced it has signed an agreement with Travelex Holdings Limited to acquire the Travelex Global Business Payments division, a leading specialist provider of international business payments, for £606 million in cash. ... Read More