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Oct 10, 2018 | News Releases

Western Union Expands Payment Capabilities in Puerto Rico

Western Union Business Solutions introduces its award-winning payments platform in Puerto Rico

Western Union Business Solutions introduces its award-winning payments platform in Puerto Rico


SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, OCTOBER 3, 2018Western Union Business Solutions, a leader in global payments services, has launched its payments platform, WU® EDGE, in Puerto Rico. This fast, secure platform will enable companies to conduct business in more than 130 currencies and send online business payments 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

WU EDGE allows businesses to easily connect with partners, generate real-time global payments, provide global trade intelligence and manage cash and foreign exchange risk all in an integrated digital tool.

“We are very excited to provide Puerto Rican businesses access to a global network that allows them to conduct business across borders quickly, securely and affordably. To celebrate Western Union Business Solutions re-entry to Puerto Rico we will offer new clients, cross-border payments with a special fee until the end of 2018,” said Alfred Nader, vice president of Western Union Business Solutions for the Latin America and Caribbean region. “Puerto Rico has a storied history of being involved in international commerce and launching EDGE will give importers and exporters a powerful tool to be more competitive in the international marketplace.”

As one of the world’s leading providers of cross-border business payments, Western Union Business Solutions transforms how companies expand globally through one of the largest and most diverse payment networks in the world. Our powerful online platform helps manage international payments and cash flow on a global scale. Our skilled financial specialists can provide the market insight and risk management solutions your business needs to help protect profits. With a strong history of innovation and commitment to compliance, we can help give our clients an advantage so they can focus on expanding business globally.

For more information or to contact a solutions expert, please visit Western Union Business Solutions online or email PuertoRico@wu.com