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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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If you are a journalist and would like to speak to the Media team reach out to us:

Cristina Hoole 
Western Union
Cristina.Hoole@wu.com
+44 (0) 776-607-0978



News Releases Nov 01, 2017

MineralTree Works with Western Union to Add Cross-Border Payments to its Award-Winning AP Automation Solution

Cambridge, MA, October 31, 2017  – MineralTree, a leading provider of accounts payable (AP) and payment automation solutions for middle market companies, announced today that it has grown its relationship with Western Union to offer integrated support for cross-border vendor payments.“Businesses today have a globalized supply-chain, and they face the need to streamline relationships with international suppliers. However, most businesses still follow ad hoc, risky, expensive processes to process and pay invo... Read More

News Releases Aug 10, 2017

Geoswift, UnionPay International and Western Union Business Solutions offer Tuition Payment Promotion for International Chinese Students

HONG KONG – Aug 10, 2017 – Geoswift, Western Union Business Solutions (a subsidiary of The Western Union Company) and UnionPay International have announced the latest joint tuition payment promotion available to Chinese students studying in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, France, Australia, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan, Czech Republic and Ireland.This latest announcement will deliver an enhanced user-experience to further simplify the payment experience for Chinese international stu... Read More

News Releases Apr 26, 2017

Western Union Business Solutions wins “Best Payment Product” at the Fintech Breakthrough Awards

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union Business Solutions, a business segment of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), today announces that WU® EDGE, the company’s groundbreaking digital payments platform for small and medium sized enterprises, has been selected as the “Best Payment Product ” award winner from FinTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global FinTech market today.“We’re so pleased and honored to receive th... Read More

News Releases Apr 20, 2017

Western Union and UK Department for International Trade to host ‘RegTech Trade Mission’ in New York

Global money transfer and payments specialist hosts 16 UK RegTech leaders during Fintech Week NYCLondon/New York,April 21 2017 – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global money transfer and payments services, is teaming up with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to host 16 ‘RegTech’ industry leaders in a ‘RegTech’ Lunch and Learn session in New York.The unique session will provide a platform for collaborative discussion on the advancement of trade, the changing regulatory environmen... Read More

News Releases Feb 09, 2017

Western Union announces a new partnership with the Medical Tourism Association to help transform heath payments in the US

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida, 9 February, 2017 – A new partnership between Western Union Business Solutions (‘WUBS’), a leader in global payment services, and the Medical Tourism Association (“MTA”) aims to help to transform the way patients pay for medical care. International patients who travel to the United States for medical care will now be offered favorable foreign exchange rates and increased transaction transparency at healthcare facilities.The Medical Tourism Association provides a variety of educat... Read More