Heartland Payment Systems(R) Named to Fortune 1000 List
Nation's Fifth Largest Payment Processor Ranks Among Largest U.S.
Companies Fourth Year in a Row
PRINCETON, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/13 -- Heartland Payment
Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation's largest payment processors
and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, today
announced that it has been named to the 2013 FORTUNE 1000 list of
America's largest companies by FORTUNE magazine. In its fourth
consecutive year on the list, Heartland ranked No. 942 with 2012
revenues of $2.013 billion.
"Consistently ranking among the FORTUNE 1000 is an honor that our
entire company can be proud of," said Bob Carr, Heartland's chairman
and chief executive officer. "Powered by an exceptional team of
nearly 3,000 employees, we have been -- and remain committed to --
working diligently to grow our business and help merchants improve
their operations with an ever-expanding suite of electronic payment
and business solutions. Heartland is consistently reaching
significant new financial and operational milestones, and this
ranking is one achievement that we are especially excited about year
Building on its core foundation of fair dealings, transparency and
merchant advocacy, Heartland is aggressively enhancing its portfolio
of products and services to deliver a greater breadth of
best-in-class business solutions that help merchants improve and grow
their businesses. Through a blend of organic development, strategic
acquisitions and partnerships, Heartland is bringing value-added
innovation to merchants large and small.
For example, Heartland is at the forefront of mobile payments
technology with its Mobuyle(TM) mobile payment acceptance solution,
the first mobile application designed by a major payments processor,
as well as its MyLunchMoney.com(R) mobile payments application for
parents of school-aged children to manage school meal expenses from
smart phones and tablets. The company is also expanding its payroll
offerings with one of the most competitive solutions on the market;
its suite of SmartLink managed network services with robust
connectivity; and its campus solutions with loan payment processing
and tuition payment plans.
Carr concluded, "As the technology and business environments evolve,
Heartland will continue to enhance its offerings to help merchants
lower operating costs, maximize opportunities for revenue generation,
streamline operations, and grow their business."
About Heartland Payment Systems
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc.
(NYSE: HPY), the fifth largest payment processor in the United
States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, mobile
commerce, eCommerce, marketing solutions, security technology,
payroll solutions, and related business solutions and services to
more than 250,000 business and educational locations nationwide. A
FORTUNE 1000 company, Heartland is the founding supporter of The
Merchant Bill of Rights, a public advocacy initiative that educates
merchants about fair credit and debit card processing practices.
Heartland also established The Sales Professional Bill of Rights to
advocate for the rights of sales professionals everywhere. More
detailed information can be found by visiting
Heartlandpaymentsystems.com/Blog or following the company on Twitter
@HeartlandHPY and Facebook at facebook.com/HeartlandHPY.
This press release contains statements of
a forward-looking nature which represent our management's beliefs and
assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements
involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions and are based on
information currently available to us. Actual results may differ
materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements due
to many factors, including risks and additional factors that are
described in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission
filings, including but not limited to the Company's annual report on
Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. We undertake no
obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events
or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.
Michael J. LaCosta
Director of Public Relations
Heartland Payment Systems
1-888-798-3131, ex. 2245
Leanne Scott Brown
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