Vantiv, Inc. : Vantiv, Inc. : Bob Evans Extends Strategic Processing Relationship with Vantiv

     Vantiv, Inc. : Vantiv, Inc. : Bob Evans Extends Strategic Processing
                           Relationship with Vantiv

                             Vantiv News Release

       Bob Evans Extends Strategic Processing Relationship with Vantiv

Multi-Year Agreement Extends Nearly Decade Long Alliance with Family Friendly

 Company Providing Credit and Gift Card Processing for 565 Restaurants in 19

Cincinnati - March 14, 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  Bob Evans  Farms, 
Inc. (NASDAQ: BOBE)  has extended its  strategic processing relationship  with 
Vantiv with a new  multi-year agreement for credit  and gift card  processing. 
Bob Evans Farms owns and operates  565 full-service restaurants in 19  states, 
primarily in the  Midwest, mid-Atlantic  and Southeast regions  of the  United 

"Vantiv continues to demonstrate itself as a strong, consultative partner  for 
our payments needs," said Dick Green, chief risk and compliance officer at Bob
Evans  Farms.  "Each   year  we   process  millions   of  electronic   payment 
transactions. Vantiv's  scale  and efficient  technology  platform make  it  a 
seamless experience. Our  continued, long-term relationship  with Vantiv is  a 
result of  their  consistent  commitment  to  superior  customer  service  and 

Vantiv's integrated processing platform and  single point of service  provides 
Bob Evans  Farms  robust functionality  for  meeting their  evolving  payments 
needs. The  comprehensive  suite  of  payment  solutions  offered  by  Vantiv 
represents its continued investments in its core processing platform, emerging
technologies and  strong  execution  capabilities,  which  expand  choice  and 
payment acceptance options for businesses like Bob Evans Farms.

"We are proud to extend our relationship with Bob Evans," said Donald Boeding,
president of merchant services at Vantiv. "Our primary focus is to provide our
clients reliable, turnkey payment acceptance solutions while at the same  time 
helping  them  deepen  their  relationships  with  customers  through  revenue 
generating solutions such as gift cards. Bob  Evans is a prime example of  how 
clients effectively use these value-added programs."

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Andrew Ciafardini
Director of Public Relations for Vantiv

Margaret Standing
Director of Corporate Communications for Bob Evans Farms

About Bob Evans Farms, Inc.
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full- service restaurants under the
Bob Evans Restaurants brand name. At the end of the third fiscal quarter
(January 25, 2013), Bob Evans Restaurants owned and operated 565 family
restaurants in 19 states, primarily in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Southeast
regions of the United States. Bob Evans Farms, Inc., through its BEF Foods
segment, is also a leading producer and distributor of refrigerated side
dishes, pork sausage and a variety of complementary convenience food items
under the Bob Evans and Owens brand names. Note that effective on February 16,
2013, Mimi's Café is no longer owned by Bob Evans Farms, Inc. For more
information about Bob Evans Farms, Inc., visit

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


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