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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

News Releases Jan 13, 2017

Western Union Partners with the Department for International Trade on the Exporting is GREAT campaign

LONDON – 12 JANUARY, 2017 –Western Union Business Solutions, the international payments specialist, is now an official partner of Exporting is GREAT, the campaign delivered by the Department for International Trade (DIT).Exporting is GREAT aims to inspire more businesses to take advantage of the global demand for UK goods and services. The government set an ambitious target to have 100,000 additional exporters by 2020, as a means of promoting British trade around the world.By providing SMEs with a range of ... Read More

News Releases Oct 24, 2016

Western Union Wins B2B Innovation of the Year Award with WU® EDGE™ Platform

LONDON, OCTOBER 21st, 2016 – Western Union’s B2B unit has won the prestigious Payments Innovation of the Year award for their WU®EDGE™ platform. The award was presented at the 2016 Payments Awards, held yesterday evening at the London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square.The digital platform, Enterprise Digital Global Exchange (EDGE), enables small and medium sized enterprises to trade internationally with confidence and ease. The platform launched earlier this year and now covers 13 key markets (UK, US, Canada, ... Read More