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Vantiv News Release
Washington Federal Selects Vantiv for Merchant Services
Agreement Further Expands Vantiv's Merchant Services Program to 190 New
Locations in the Western United States
Cincinnati - March 6, 2013 -Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of
payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and
financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that Washington Federal
(Nasdaq: WAFD), has selected Vantiv as its exclusive provider of merchant
debit and credit card processing services under a multi-year agreement.
Washington Federal, a full-service financial institution, operates 190
branches in eight western states, including Washington, Arizona, Idaho,
Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah and New Mexico. The agreement expands the
portfolio of merchant bank branches that Vantiv serves in the Western United
"Our partnership with Vantiv will enable us to provide our commercial clients
with the latest, most reliable credit and debit payment solutions in the
market," said Simon Powley, Senior Vice President at Washington Federal. "We
look forward to working with them to help merchants grow their businesses
through more convenient and cost effective payment capabilities."
Merchant services programs provide the ability for local businesses to accept
various forms of payments such as debit cards, credit cards and gift cards
across various platforms including at retail locations, online and with mobile
devices. The high levels of access and 24/7 support offered by Vantiv
provides financial institutions a turnkey, integrated processing solution that
can help their commercial customers meet their business goals. And, with an
advanced reporting tool, these merchant businesses can better plan and manage
their bottom line.
"We are pleased that Washington Federal has chosen Vantiv to provide merchant
services to their commercial customers," said Donald Boeding, President of
Merchant Services at Vantiv. "Washington Federal's strong commercial customer
service, combined with our comprehensive portfolio of merchant services and
scale processing, creates a cost-effective solution that helps Washington
Federal further grow their commercial customer base."
To learn more about Washington Federal, please visit washingtonfederal.com.
For more information about Vantiv, please visit vantiv.com or on Twitter,
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Director of Public Relations for Vantiv
Marketing Communications for Washington Federal
About Washington Federal
Washington Federal, with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, has 190 offices
in eight western states. To find out more about the Company, please visit its
website at www.washingtonfederal.com.
About Vantiv, Inc.
Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) is a leading, integrated payment processor
differentiated by a single, proprietary technology platform. Vantiv offers a
comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and
technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes in
the U.S., enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a
single provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping
them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the
third largest merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on
number of transactions in the U.S. The company's growth strategy includes
expanding further into high growth payment segments, such as ecommerce,
mobile, prepaid and information solutions, and attractive industry verticals,
such as business-to-business, government, healthcare and education. For more
information, visit www.vantiv.com.
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