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With media teams throughout North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, we ensure journalists, bloggers and social savvy sharers get the same first class service as our SMEs and organizations.

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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

News Releases Jul 01, 2011

Western Union Business Solutions Debuts in Middle East Through Emirates International Exchange

DUBAI, UAE, Jul 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, has extended its relationship with Emirates International Exchange, one of the leading exchange houses in the Middle East, to launch its international business payments service, Western Union Business Solutions, in the UAE. ... Read More

News Releases Jun 21, 2011

Western Union Business Solutions Expands to Peru

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jun 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, announced today that it will launch its international business payments service in Peru. ... Read More

News Releases May 10, 2011

Western Union Expands Business Solutions to the Philippines

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 10, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, announced today that it will launch its international business payments service in the Philippines.... Read More

News Releases Mar 02, 2011

New Foreign-Exchange Payment Service from Western Union Gives Mobile Freedom to Business Clients with Smartphones

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Mar 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, today announced the launch of a new foreign-exchange (FX) payment service that will enable small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) business clients to make payments from their smartphones. The new mobile-friendly payment service is now available in countries where Western Union currently offers online payment and FX services through its Business Solutions division, including the Uni... Read More