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News Releases Nov 14, 2011

Western Union Offers Webinar for Businesses to Better Manage Currency Risk

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 14, 2011 -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that Western Union Business Solutions will sponsor a free webinar on China's changing role in global financial markets. The event will be held Nov. 17, 2011 at 1 p.m. ET, and focus on the profound changes that are occurring within China - and the strategies that businesses in North America can use to manage the risks and opportunities being created.... Read More

News Releases Nov 09, 2011

Western Union and The Chronicle of Philanthropy Offer Free Webinar for Non-Profits on Managing Global Money Movement

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that Western Union Business Solutions will sponsor a webinar hosted by The Chronicle of Philanthropy focused on effective foreign exchange management strategies for international non-profit organizations. The webinar to be held November 22, 2011 at 2pm ET is titled, "Doing More With Less: Getting the Most Out of Your Limited Funds."... Read More

News Releases Nov 07, 2011

Western Union Completes Acquisition of Travelex Global Business Payments

London, England and Englewood, Colo., Nov. 7, 2011 - The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Travelex Global Business Payments, making the combined company the world's leading non-bank provider of cross-border business... Read More

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